Waranga Uniting Churches
Colbinabbin, Murchison, Rushworth, Tatura
FAITH | HOPE | MEANING | GRACE | COMMUNITY
For the sake of the Gospel
24th February 2024
Live from Murchison- 9.30 am and streaming on Zoom to Tatura, Rushworth, and for folks at home.
As we enter the second week of Lent the journey to the cross begins. Our Gospel reading in Mark (Ch8: 31-38) touches on several major themes relevant to the Christian faith and the understanding of Jesus’ teachings in Mark. These themes include:
- Messiahship and Suffering
- Discipleship and Sacrifice:
- Transformation through Self-Loss
- The Kingdom of God
- The Challenge of Faith:
These themes collectively invite deep reflection on the nature of Messiahship, the call to discipleship, and the transformative power of the gospel when lived out in self-giving love and service. They challenge us to consider the depth of our commitment to following Jesus and to reimagine what it means to live in response to God’s love and invitation to life in communion with Him.
Join us as we share, sing, pray and reflect together. And remember the most important things in the world are not things at all; they are love, hope, joy, grace, faith, peace, perseverance, and belonging.
The service will start at 9.30am and be led by Brian Spencer. The live Zoom “room” will be open for you to log-in to from 9.00am. Log-in, chat to others, be the church!
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Rather stay anonymous?
We understand that you may prefer to remain anonymous. It may have been a while since you went to church, maybe you’ve never been to church and are just curious. We understand that you don’t want to be hassled just because you were curious.
If you want to remain anonymous there are four ways you can do it.
- Choose the “Join without video” option. You will be able to see, hear (and talk if you want to)
- Your name also appears in the bottom left of their picture in Zoom. This name will be the one you entered at sign-up. At any time in the meeting you can right-mouse click on your name and change or delete it.
- You can choose to attend via the Livestream option.
- You can watch the recorded service later on the website
Our church needs your support.
Please consider donating your offering online via the button below
or by direct bank transfer:
Waranga Uniting Churches.
Account No:162 446 371.
ABC Radio Shepparton
Matt Dowling interviews Brian Spencer. Monday 5th July.
The Waranga Uniting Churches comprise congregations from the towns of Colbinabbin, Murchison, Rushworth, and Tatura.
You are welcome to join us at any of our worship services or activities.
Many faces… Many places… Many forms
Our congregations throughout the district are caring communities to which all people can belong.
Some of our congregations may be a tiny community of a dozen people, but they are warm vibrant and alive.
They have many faces. There are older people and young, families and single people, people of one culture or many.
While our congregations can be different, each aims to embrace all people… to unite them with each other and with God. This is expressed in part by our having an open table for Holy Communion, to which all baptised people are invited, welcoming children for baptism and being willing to marry those who are divorced.
We are by no means perfect, but we know that God loves us as we are and as we grow. Our congregations are communities in which people seek to follow Jesus, learn about God, share their faith, care for each other, serve the local community, and seek to live faithfully and with real joy. This is the kind of engaging church to which we belong.
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