Gatherings

Sunday Morning Gathering

We gather together each Sunday to make much of Jesus, worship, pray, share stories, receive teaching, share communion, encourage and enjoy each other. 
Including a kids program (see below).

Address: Blaxland Public School, Baden Place, Blaxland
Time: 9:30am

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Sunday Arvo Gathering

A smaller service, followed by a meal.
Come and gather with us each Sunday arvo to make much of Jesus, worship, pray, share stories, receive teaching, share communion, encourage and enjoy each other.
Including a kids program.

Address: Camp Fletcher, 69 Alexander Ave, Hazelbrook NSW 2779
Time: 4pm

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Soma Kids

MORNING GATHERING
Creche – ages 0-3 (school courtyard – parent supervised, with audio streaming)
Preschool Kids – ages 3-5 (green classroom)
Kids – ages 5+ (school reception) 

ARVO GATHERING
Currently play and childcare – program coming term 2 2024.
Creche – ages 0+ (on the deck – parent supervised, with audio streaming)
Preschool Kids – ages 2-5 (rec room)
Kids – ages 5+ (cabin or outside) 

Our kids ministry uses The Gospel Project to engage children with the gospel through stories, song, craft and play, during the teaching time of our gathering. Parents are welcome to be in this space.

All of our leaders and helpers have been screened and trained through our ChildSafe procedures.

If you would like your children to participate in any of these ministries, please make sure your child is registered for their program, and signed in electronically each Sunday before the gathering commences. 

Click the link below for more information about Soma Children in the every day life of our church…

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Preaching Program

2024 THE CHURCH IN THE POWER OF THE SPIRIT

Jan 7 – Introducing the Church in the Power of the Spirit – Dave
Jan 14 – Prayer/vision Sunday at camp Fletcher – 15 minutes on Vision book (Dave)/15 minutes on how to get the most out of the vision (Stu) 

Body Life in Christ –
Jan 21 – 1 Cor 11:2-16 – Men and women in the worshipping church – Dave
Jan 28 – 1 Cor 11:17-34 – Recognising the body – Tim F
Feb 4 – 1 Cor 12:1-13 – The same Spirit at work – Dave – AGM
GC Leader Launch – Sat Feb 10

Feb 11 – Julie-Anne Laird from City To City – training event
Feb 18 – 1 Cor 12:14-31 – Many members, one body – Dave
Feb 25 – 1 Cor 13:1-13 – The need for love and the character of love – Toby
Mar 3 – 1 Cor 14:1-25 – Priorities in the Gathering – Dave

Mar 10 – 1 Cor 14:26-40 – Final Instructions for worship – Dave
Mar 17 – Soma Camp – (include training on Family all-in Gatherings)

Resurrection –
Mar 24 – Jesus the Messiah: crucified, buried, risen – 1 Cor 15:1-11 – Chris McEwan

Mar 29 – Good Friday – Stuart
Mar 31 – Easter Sunday – What if Christ had not been raised? – 1 Cor 15:12-19 – Tim F
April 7 – The beginning of the end – 1 Cor 15:20-28 – Dave
April 14 – All-in-Gathering – The transformed resurrection body – 1 Cor 15:29-49 – Dave
School hols
April 21 – All-in Gathering – Stuart/Bless Life Hack
School hols
April 28 – Where O death is your sting? – 1 Cor 15:50-58 – Dave
May 5 – Love stitches it all together – 1 Cor 16:1-24 – Tim S?

Keeping In Step With The Spirit –
May 12 – The promise of the Holy Spirit (Ezekiel 36, John 3) – Toby

May 19 – Why Jesus sent the Spirit (John 14-16) – Dave
May 26 – Born and baptised by the Spirit – Dave
June 2 – Sealed and sanctified by the Spirit – Toby
June 9 – Led by the Spirit (Galatians 5) – Dave
June 16 – Filled with the Spirit (Ephesians 5) – Dave
June 23 – Ben & Jess Connelly (combined Gathering 4pm)
June 30 – The gifts of the Spirit – Stuart

July 7 – The fruit of the Spirit – Toby

School holidays
July 14 – All-in Gathering – The gifts of the Spirit:part 2 – Stuart
School Holidays
Deddens away -> to end August?
July 21 – Acts 1:1-11 – Jesus ascends – Dave (Tim away)
July 28 – Acts 1:12-2:13 – The risen Christ pours out his Spirit – Dave
Aug 4 – Acts 2:14-47, 4:32-37, 6:1-7 – The new community of the risen Jesus – Dave
Aug 11 – Acts 5 – Disaster: Ananias and Sapphira – Stuart
Aug 18 – Acts 3-4 – Signs of new creation in the name of Jesus – Dave
Aug 25 – Acts 6-7 – Stephen becomes a target – Tim
Sept 1 – Acts 8 – Phillip, the Samaritans, and the Ethiopians
Sept 8 – Acts 9:1-32 – Damascus road: The story of Paul begins
Sept 15 – Acts 9:32-11:18 – Peter and the household of Cornelius
Sept 22 – Acts 11:19-30 – The Gospel taking root in Antioch
Sept 29 – All-in-Gathering – Acts 12 – James killed, Peter in prison but the Gospel powers on – Tim
School Holidays
Oct 6 – 5for5 – Acts 10 (Combined Gathering)
School Holidays

Soma Basics 2024 –
Oct 13 – Everyday Gospel
Oct 20 – Everyday Community
Oct 27 – Everyday Mission

Keeping In Step With The Spirit, part 2 –
Nov 3 – Spirit and power – Dave
Nov 10 – Spiritual warfare
Nov 17 – Spirit and Redemption – Tim
Nov 24 – Spiritual Revival – Dave
Dec 1 – Guidance of The Spirit – Dave
Dec 8 – Advent 
Dec 15 – Advent
Dec 22 – Advent
Dec 25 – Christmas
Dec 29 – No Gathering
Jan 5 –