“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us). Matthew 1:23

In a church that aims to be hyper-focused on Jesus, it's amazing that I still feel compelled to slow myself and our church family down to "remember" Jesus.

Despite the commercialisation and selfishness Christmas can evoke around us, like communion, Christmas is a wonderful tradition that invites us to recentre our lives around the person, promises and presence of Jesus Christ.

Pay attention to the lyrics in the carols this year. They are amazing.

Put thought (and why not prayer!) into the gifts you give this year. Gift-giving is powerful. It reminds us that not only is Jesus God's gift to us, but that like the wise men, we also can give precious gifts (our lives, our worship) to Jesus as well.

Most of all, may you slow down enough not just to remember Jesus, but to know his presence with you. After all, that's why God sent him, to very literally be, "God with us"

Cheers and God Bless,


Christmas Day Gathering - 9 am

Join us 9AM Sunday 24th Dec as we remember Jesus, God with us. We'll sing some Carols, pray, and hear the Christmas Story - the greatest story there has ever been.

New Years Eve Gathering - 9 am

Again, we will meet from 9AM on Sunday 31st Dec and hear (at least) three stories of what God has done in the lives of people in our church family. If God has answered prayer or revealed himself in the Bible or any other way, please come ready to share a brief encouragement!

What could our church be known for?

Coming Up

December - Christmas Gatherings

Sat 16 Dec. 530pm Christmas Lights trip @ LifePointe
Sun 17 Dec 4pm Moffat Gathering - Jared speaking!
Tue 19 Dec Dan + Martine on holidays with family for about 2 wks!
Sun 24 Dec 9am Christmas in the Park - Simple Celebration at Moffs
Mon 25 Dec No gathering
Sun 31 Dec 9am Morning Gathering at Moffat


Sun 7 Jan 4pm Moffat Gathering
Sun 14 Jan 4pm BBQ + Communion @ Moffat Gathering
Sun 21 Jan 4pm Moffat Gathering
Sun 28 Jan 4pm Moffat Gathering


Sun 4 Jan 4pm Church Family Feast, Worship, Communion

Our Mission

To help people find and follow Jesus

Our Rhythms

Know Jesus: how are you getting to know Jesus this week?
Invite people into your life: who can you bless this week?
Gather and get involved: How can you connect, listen, share or pray with others this week?

Our Giving

If there is someone in need around you we'd encourage you to team up with another Christian friend and ask God to show you how to meet their need directly. You can also get started with giving to Open Road to meet needs as a church or get in touch with any questions you may have.

Last month's giving: $7,366
Last month's expenses: $6,041
Balance: $22,157
Giving Kitty Oct-Nov: $1,990
Giving out Oct-Nov: $1,190

"Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed." - Proverbs 19:17

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