making disciples of Jesus
It was fantastic to join with the combined churches of Deloraine in presenting the Carols on the Riverbank on Saturday 17th. The weather was magnificent, and a great crowd of locals of all ages joined together to hear the Christmas story told through story and song. Our minister Josh got the privilege of giving the message this year and told the story of Jesus birth using unexpected props (like a glu-stick because Joseph stuck with Mary, and a bar of soap with some socks to remember the shepherds in the field). He shared the good news of Jesus, God's gift to all of humanity, who came to restore us to right relationship with our creator and challenged all who came to investigate seriously the claims of Jesus for themselves afresh this Christmas, to discover the true joy and hope that Christmas brings.
A massive thank you to all in the community who worked so hard to put the night together!