Posts by Jo Richardson

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December Newsletter Post by Pastor Stewart. Christmas Again

by Jo Richardson

Christmas Again I don’t think I know an adult who doesn’t experience a sense of busyness at Christmas. The year seems to speed up as we approach the festive season, while the demands on our time increase. Funny, as a child I remember time seemed to go so much slower. Birthdays, school holidays and Christmas […]

November Newsletter Post by Pastor Stewart. In the Presence of God

by Jo Richardson

The title for this month’s newsletter article is the title of a devotional study book written by R. C Sproul and for me at least it is in keeping with the current season at Lilydale Baptist as we consider the nature and importance of discipleship. In the introduction Sproul recalls a conversation with someone who […]

September Newsletter Post by Pastor Peter.

by Jo Richardson

“The night is dark and cold, a fierce wind rattles the windowpanes. A small ten-year-old boy tiptoes quietly down the stairs, trying not to wake up the others in the house. Slowly he pushes on the door to the study. Johann Sebastian Bach has a burning desire to play new music. After his parents died, […]

June Newsletter Post by Chris Barras.

by Jo Richardson

On Sunday May 20th Vaughan and myself, like many of you, participated in Fellowship Lunch.  We gathered around our table with 7 others, and over food we got to know each other a little better.  One of the couples who joined us for lunch were relatively new to Lilydale Baptist, and I thought it was […]

Stable One Winter Night Shelter

by Jo Richardson

Stable One Winter Night Shelter Our mission is to support the Church as it works together to share the love of God by providing accommodation to those in need. To journey with each person towards stability, offering spiritual and physical care. Churches in the Yarra Valley will once more be working together this year to […]