As we begin our eighth decade as a church I am excited about where the Holy Spirit is leading us. I am also looking forward to our Annual General Meeting this Sunday at 12:30 – I really am. This is more than a business meeting but a chance to share some of what we, as a leadership, feel God is leading us into.
I don’t often get the chance to share the big picture with the gathered community of faith and I really value the opportunity this affords me. I hope you will make the effort to be there on Sunday. Don’t forget that you can download the documents below and that we will have a sausage sizzle from 11:45, a movie for the kids (with light supervision) from 12:30, and we will be done no later than 2:00.

See you there!

Marc Rader
AGM Documents


SUNDAY 24th November 2019

Unfolding: Vision 2020

Marc Rader:
Senior Pastor

Services: 8.30am|10.30am|6.00pm
SUNDAY 1st December 2019

Ring The Bells:

Marc Rader:
Senior Pastor

Services: 8.30am|10.30am|6.00pm

Announcements and Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting
GBC’s AGM is on Sunday 24 November at 12:30pm.
A sausage sizzle is available after 10:30am service.
During the AGM a child-friendly movie will be shown in the Old Auditorium with light supervision.
Carols in the Park 2019

Gymea Baptist presents Carols in the Park

Featuring Colin Buchanan & Emma Pask
Sunday 15th December 7.30pm
From 6pm Kids activities and pre show entertainment
Seymour Shaw Park, Miranda

Volunteer sign-ups open this week.

Giving Tree

Many of the clients at Hopefield do not have the means to celebrate Christmas like most of us are able. The Giving Tree is an opportunity for the GBC Church family to purchase hampers and gifts for these clients which will be distributed the week before Christmas. The Staff of Hopefield identify the clients so we are able to personalise the gifts to best meet individual needs. Any amount of donation is valued and welcomed and all donations are tax deductible.

The Giving Tree will located in the foyer after the services from the 10th November - 1st December where you can purchase a gift to hang on the tree.

Sutherland Shire White Ribbon Walk
GBC is joining the Sutherland Shire White Ribbon Walk 2019 for the 4th year. The walk starts at 10:30am Friday 22 November from Don Lucas Reserve (just north of Wanda Beach) and is a gentle stroll to Dunningham Park (North Cronulla beach area). An official ceremony follows at 10:45am which includes key speakers and a free BBQ. It's the largest gathering of schools, organisations & our Shire community around the issue of Domestic Violence. Invite your friends & family to join us and be the change - no need to RSVP, just meet us there from 10:15am.
Prayer for Rain

Anyone who would like to pray for rain & the parts of our country facing fires and drought, there will be a time to do so between the 8:30am and 10:30am services this Sunday. We will meet to pray under the cross at the front of the auditorium at around 10am, anyone is free to join in.

Senior Men's Lunch

Our Guest this month is Mr Ron Watts who will speak on his involvement with Mission Aviation Fellowship and also on the value of ministry in hospitals and prisons.

When: Wednesday 27th November at 12:15
Where: Donald Robinson Village
Cost: $15

Please book by calling Arthur on 8539 7990 or Dave on 0438 238 549 by Monday 25th November.
(Last minute cancellations must be paid for)

GBC Bookshop
The bookshop is open with a fresh range of books and Christmas gift ideas from Koorong like DVD's, cards, music and books for children and all ages.

Show your support for our bookshop if you think it's worth keeping open.
We're happy to take any orders for you from Koorong.

All profits go to Hopefield and all thanks go to God!
Hopefield Op-Shop Donations Needed
Please donate all good quality, clothes, shoes, bags, jewelry, books, DVDs, CD’s &  bric a brac to Hopefield Op shop.

Please take all donations to 9-11 Gosport St Cronulla or drop into the offices at Hopefield.

All proceeds from the Op Shop go to support the work of Hopefield
Hopefield Op-Shop Cronulla needs you!
If you have a spare 3 hours during  the week, perhaps every fortnight and you would enjoy connecting with our local community, we would love to have you in our Hopefield Op-Shop (located at 9-11 Gosport St, Cronulla). No previous experience necessary, just a welcoming friendly smile and a heart to serve others and show them God’s love.

Our Opening Hours are from 10am Wednesday - Saturday

We are looking at putting together a roster of wonderful volunteers that would be rostered on 2 volunteers per 3 hour shifts, you can choose whether you come weekly, fortnightly or monthly and either morning or afternoon.

Talk to your friends, sister or mum and come and be a part of this wonderful new ministry.

All proceeds from the store go directly to the work of Hopefield
Please call Hopefield on 9545 0299 or email the office.

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02 9521 4611

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