Tasmanian Baptists News & Prayer

Sunday February 28, 2021

ABOVE: Summerhill Baptist recently enjoyed a church picnic! They were profiled in the current edition of ADVANCE | step by step.

Prayer for Paul and family

Please pray for Paul Dare (Levendale, with Citywide). Last Sunday his infant grandson passed away. Frederick was just eight-weeks old. Please pray too for his parents Laura and Zac (Paul’s son). Please also pray for the wider families.

Norman Pell, Funeral

Sadly, our former Superintendent Norman Pell passed away on February 10 in Melbourne. His funeral will be held on Friday 26th Feb at 2:30pm. For tributes and streaming for Norman’s funeral HERE >>>

Prayer for March Muster for Pastors and Leaders

Please remember our March Muster, which will go regional 1-3 March, with meetings in the South (1st), North (2nd), and Northwest (3rd). Richard Sharp from ReNew Discipleship Network, Adelaide, will be with us to further explore key themes from our new strategic plan.

Richard will join with pastors over dinner, followed by an evening meeting which is open to our leadership teams and other key leaders from our churches.

For more information, click HERE>>>

To register, contact Michael Henderson:  michael@tasbaptists.org.au

Prayer for the Persecuted Church

Would you like your church to pray for persecuted Christians once each year?

Ask your church to sign up for an Open Doors Service this year. You can select any date and use Open Doors resources to put on the kind of service that best suits your church.

You do not necessarily need to give any money to Open Doors. For details see go to Open Doors Australia and click on Get Involved at the top. On the menu, select Open Doors Sunday.
Or you can contact Elly Lloyd 0487 370 652, ellyh@od.org.au

You can also read the article about why we should care about the persecuted church in this month’s ADVANCE | step by step >>>

Local News and Dates

Creation Discovery Centre

The Point Baptist Church (at Beauty Point) has entered into a ministry venture with ‘Creation Discovery Centre’ on Inspection Wharf near the Seahorse Farm, Beauty Point. This is an outreach with fossil displays, DVD presentations and other interesting features. There is a special model of Noah’s Ark and a large poster of an ancient Chinese work, ‘The Tree of knowledge of good and evil.’

Enquiries: 0487 343 348

50th Anniversary for Claremont

Claremont Baptist is celebrating its 50th Anniversary of work in the Abbotsfield / Claremont area on Sat 6 March. The next day, Sunday 7 March, we are having a celebration morning worship service.

We’d love to have past members come but because of COVID-19 have to be mindful of numbers so an RSVP is essential.  Live streamed on zoom for those who can’t personally attend.

RSVP Carolyne for zoom meeting number and password on 0416 073 661

OR Jean on jean.peyper@gmail.com

Understanding “Us”

Our Understanding the Baptist Movement study intensive is happening again in 2021, on Saturday May 22. Already we have eight likely registrations. There are limited spaces still available.

The intensive is essential for registration for all new APL and RPL pastors who have not previously studied Baptist Principles formally. It is also available to anyone interested to know more about Baptists in a post-denominational era. Cost is just $20. Contact Jeff if you would like to receive an information sheet. jeff@citybaptistchurch.net

For more info, check out the Tas Baps website HERE>>>

Reflect: Now a righteousness from God, apart from the law, has been made known … This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe.

Romans 3:21-22