500 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

CELEBRATION OF THE REFORMATION

               ACC Celebration of the Reformation 

                A School of Faith training event

                                        Assembly of Confessing Congregations

       

       500 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION

                           31st October 2017

            Booragul Uniting Church, NSW, Australia 

                                             

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WHEN:        31st October 2017 - Tuesday   11am - 4pm


VENUE:       Booragul Uniting Church
                     28 First Street, Booragul NSW 2284

 

COST:          $15.00 including a light lunch and morning and afternoon tea.
                     Payment can be made on the day, but for catering please email to inform of                                        attendance

 

REGISTER:   Email Registrations: booraguluc@gmail.com

                      Registrations close: 29th October
 

ENQUIRIES: Event Phone Enquiries (02) 4017 2166 (leave message)


PROGRAM


10:30am       Morning Tea

11:00am       Welcome and Worship
11:20am       Re-enactment & Scripture Alone (Rev Anne Hibbard, ACC Prayer Network Coord.)          12:00pm       Faith Alone (Bruce Lyon), ACC Hunter member)
12:40pm       Lunch
1:30pm         Hymn and prayer
1:40pm         Grace Alone (Ben Myers, UTC Theology Lecuturer)
2:20pm         Christ Alone (Rev Peter Chapman, ACC NSW Chair)
3:00pm         To the Glory of God Alone (Inc worship & singing of hymns – Rev Anne Hibbard)
3:30pm         Afternoon tea

TRANSPORT TO AND FROM VENUE


Private vehicle or nearest public transport is Booragul Railway Station. Please advise if lift assistance needed to and from station.

WHO CAN ATTEND

Please note this event is open to all members and friends of the Uniting Church in Australia.

 

Confessing the Lord Jesus Christ
Proclaiming the Truth
Renewing the Church

SPEAKERS

REV PETER CHAPMAN

Peter is a Uniting Church Minister currently in Gerringong, and married father of four, is also convenor of the NSW State Network of the Assembly of Confessing Congregations, an evangelically minded body operating within
the Uniting Church. Peter has hosted the regular weekly “Straight to the Heart” series on local radio Pulse 94.1fm. Peter is a former Chairperson of the Illawarra Presbytery, within the NSWACT Synod of UCA. Peter recently was a guest on the ABC Radio National “God Forbid” program in May 2017. 

DR BEN MYERS

Dr Ben Myers

Ben Myers (BA (Hons), PhD) is currently Lecturer in Systematic Theology at the Uniting Theological College at North Parramatta in NSW. Previously Ben was a research fellow in intellectual history at the University of Queensland. His teaching and research focus on systematic theology, but he also has wide interests in literature, the history of political thought, and contemporary culture. He has been a fellow of the Center for Theological Inquiry in Princeton and a visiting scholar at Fuller Seminary. Ben is a member of the Uniting Church’s national Working Group on Doctrine, and he discusses theology, books, and culture on his blog, Faith and Theology. 

BRUCE LYON

Bruce is a self employed software & network engineer and lives in Port Stephens, NSW. Bruce is a lay preacher at Booragul UC (an ACC member congregation) in the Hunter Presbytery. He recently served on the UCA NSWACT Synod Standing Committee, and currently serves on the UCA Hunter Presbytery, the Booragul Church Council and some local church committees. Bruce holds to a Calvinist, Evangelical and Reformed Christian standpoint. Bruce holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) and a Diploma in Theology from the Newcastle Anglicans. He is currently exploring a Period of Discernment for Ministry of Pastor locally within UCA. 

REV ANNE HIBBARD

Anne was ordained as a Minister in the Uniting Church in Australia in 1996, spending time in ministry at Annandale and Liverpool Uniting Churches. She is the national coordinator and founder of Uniting Prayer and Fasting and also the prayer coordinator of the ACC. She has been on the ACC National Council for several years. She is married with two grown up children and lives on the Central Coast of NSW. She is currently a candidate for the Doctorate of Ministry. 

ABOUT US

The School of Faith is a ministry of the Assembly of Confessing Congregations within the Uniting Church in Australia

ADDRESS
CREEDS AND FAITH STATEMENTS 

PO Box 968,
Newtown, NSW, 2042

accoffice@confessingcongregations.com  

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