Rivercity News – Sunday 19th June 2016

Hi Church

We hope your week has got off to a great start. Nikki and I had an enjoyable few days break on
the Sunshine Coast. Thanks to Kristy Meizer, Jane Morgan, Bobby Longtime and James Harcourt
for speaking last Sunday on the theme ‘I Love My Church’, we have heard many positive reports.

Here is a thought for you to ponder this week. What was the most common repeated command that
left Jesus’ lips? Our Lord issued many commands but this one He made more than any other –
Fear Not. He said ‘Don’t be afraid’.

He didn’t look at people with anger and a frown burrowing into His forehead.
He didn’t approach people with a club in hand threatening to punish them.
He didn’t berate people with shouting or ‘bash’ them with His doctrine.
Rather His words dripped with grace and were loaded with truth.

Jesus who is ‘full of grace and truth’ (John 1:14) speaks to our problems, anxieties and concerns with
the words ‘Don’t be Afraid’. Isn’t that good news! In the same way, when His grace is embedded in our
hearts, our desire should be to release the people around us from their fears and concerns.

Paul said this ‘Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you
ought to answer each one.’ Colossians 4:6 (NKJV)

From the abundant grace we have received, let’s impart that grace to others.

See you Sunday

Gary & Nikki

Men’s Breakfast
Saturday 25 June at 7:00am at the church
CMON Men sign up for our second breakfast for the year. Guest speaker
Nick Resce from UniHill Church in Melbourne. Bring a mate!
For catering purposes please register with Dave Wildermuth or Mark Northage. Cost is only $5.
Nick Resce – Guest Speaker 25-26 June
Nick is a widely recognised Ephesians 4 prophetic gifting and comes with 30+ years of experience in leadership,
church planting, consulting and repurposing churches.

Nick and his wife Meredith relocated to Melbourne about 4 years ago to assume the leadership of a small church
with 20 members. Today UniHill Church in Bundoora has grown to 250 people and established a magnificent
new building in a commercial and retail hub.

Nick will speak a word in season for our church and for your life also. This is a weekend not to be missed!

Sat 25 June @ 7:00am Men’s Breakfast ($5 sign up with Dave Wildermuth)
Sun 26 June @ 9:00am Church service
Sun 26 June @ 6:00pm Prophetic Worship & Ministry service
An Opportunity to be the Change…..
“Do Something Day’ – Wednesday 15 June

It may only take a few minutes of your time to impact a persons life!
As Christ followers we are an integral part of our local community and this great city.
Let’s join others and do good! Let’s show the kindness and love of Jesus in practical ways.

Join the campaign of kindness!

Mention your act of kindness on social media, post photos or share with others the good thing
you did on Facebook and Twitter. Use these hashtags #DoSomethingDay or #GiveYourBest or #Rivercity

Use this link for more information and ideas
Prayer Points for this Week
Pray for the Arab World. Thousands are currently involved in 30 days of intercession for
Muslims to come to The Lord.
Pray for the Families of victims of Orlando shooting.
Pray for our defence forces especially those based at Enoggera Barracks.
Pray for our politicians as we draw near to elections.
RCFC Banking Details:
For tithes & offerings:
BSB: 034 068 Acc No: 125841
For missions: Rivercity Family Church Missions Account
BSB: 034 034 Acc No: 208884

RCFC Contact Details:
Email: mail@rivercityfamilychurch.org.au
Rivercity Family Church
Phone: 07 3300 0020 Fax 07 3300 0021
PO Box 384 The Gap 4061
59 Settlement Road The Gap 4061

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