~ Sharing your Life Message ~ will be the theme of the synod over the next two years.
The Northern Synod is one synod full of diversity. This diversity should be gratefully accepted as God’s gift that must be valued. This theme was chosen based on personal experience and struggle with our brothers and sisters as First People on this land. In visits to their communities I often hear stories of those who live in trauma and feel marginalized but uphold
Dear Christian friends, the annual meeting of the Northern Synod is coming soon, 26-27 October, along with meetings of the NRCC and Pilgrim Presbyteries on 25 October.
We are asking you to pray for those October meetings as congregations and individual Christians. As the meeting draws closer, I will send some specific prayer points about the issues we will need to consider.
For this first Prayer Letter, we ask you to pray for God’s blessings on:
You are invited to attend the Opening Service of 2019 Synod to be held at the University Theatre, Charles Darwin University, Building Orange 3, Casuarina Campus on Friday 25 October 2019 starting at 7.00pm
The Service will be a celebration of gifts and talents from many cultural groups and congregations within the Northern Synod.
Please see the attached flyer for more details. RSVP: Monday 7 October 2019
This conference will be held on 17-20 November 2019 at the Centre for Ministry in North Parramatta NSW. The theme for this second conference is “For Such a Time As This, How can we be the Church of Jesus Christ in a Secular World.” Rev Peter Hobson from Brisbane is the keynote speaker.