Posts by Jo Richardson

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December Newsletter Post by Pastor Stewart. Out of Stable

by Jo Richardson

Out of Stable The joy, peace, hope and love of Christmas is without doubt focused on the birth of a baby, and rightly so. However, if we don’t allow our thoughts to move beyond the stable it is likely we will miss the significance of Christmas. True enough, a birth in itself is worth celebrating […]

August Newsletter Post by Pastor Stewart

by Jo Richardson

An unattractive sales pitch or not? Promotional strategies generally highlight the benefits of something to others. It might be at a personal level such as the all alluring power of some men’s cologne or ladies’ perfume. Or how popular certain clothes or car or anything else someone is promoting makes you feel. If it makes […]

July Newsletter Post by Pastor Stewart

by Jo Richardson

Are we there yet? Some years ago we were going to Merimbula for a family holiday, all six children in the car plus a lot of other stuff and off we headed. Eight hours of travel (or so) and not too far into the journey it started how much further, are we there yet, too […]

2016 Solomon Islands Mission Team – Itinerary and Prayer Points.

by Jo Richardson

  Departing This Thursday 26th May  Wes, Malcolm, Elizabeth, Keith, Anne, Tim, John, Joy, Lynn, Matt, Jo, Isaac, Millie, Mandy, Jen, Mary. Please continue to pray for the shipping container to arrive safely at SWIM prior to our arrival. It was held up at Lae where it was to swap ships and never got onto the […]

June Newsletter Post by Pastor Stewart

by Jo Richardson

If in Christ, then who are we? Last month I asked the question who am I? Since then we have embarked on a series in the morning services to explore the reality that a relationship with Jesus changes our life now and for evermore. Let me be more precise, when I say relationship that means […]

May Newsletter Post by Pastor Stewart

by Jo Richardson

Who am I? When our children were younger we had a game that they loved to play. Perhaps you have played it too. The game was Guess Who, and for those that aren’t familiar with it I will have a go at explaining what it is all about. Above is an image of the game, there were two […]

Associate Pastor Community Ministries Position

by Jo Richardson

Associate Pastor Community Ministries: Lilydale Baptist Church is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person as an Associate pastor for Community Ministries. The position is a 3 year permanent part time appointment for 3.5 to 4 days per week. Community Ministries is the engagement with the church and the local community in innovative […]