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Corner of Maude and Fitzroy St. Barraba

My Brother’s Gift

I have an older brother. For arguments sake, let’s call him Tim (though more for truth’s sake as that really is his name). One Christmas, Tim organised a present for me. He wrapped it and  put it under the tree a few weeks out from Christmas. Each day he would draw my attention to it…

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St Laurence Fills in For St Nick

Last Sunday, the people of Barraba Anglican Church joined together to pack boxes for Operation Christmas Child (OCC). OCC seeks to share the love of Christ with children throughout the developing world by providing boxes filled with Christmas presents and basic necessities. The contents of a box may seem quite basic, but the gifts represent…

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Don’t Stay Silent

If you are becoming increasingly overwhelmed with the pressures from the drought, please do not stay silent. It’s very important that you know you are part of this community and are loved. You are always welcome to call our church office for a confidential chat on: 6782 1037   You can also get us through…

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Help With Bales

Do you need a Bale? Aussie Helpers want to be able to help you. Frank Cowell from Aussie Helpers has been in contact and would like any farmers who might need a little help with some extra feed to get in touch. He is in town until Friday but can still be contacted afterwards. If…

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Why the Real Jesus?

PART 2 How do we tell if it’s the real Jesus or not?   Last time we were left with the question: is the Jesus I know, the real Jesus? A crucial and connected question to this is: how do I tell if it is the real Jesus or not?   If we are going…

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Why the Real Jesus?

Part 1   Who is your Jesus?   We all have an opinion of who Jesus is. If seven people were asked who is Jesus, there would probably be seven differing replies. The reality is that Jesus is such a recognisable name in western society, and has been for many centuries, that nearly all people…

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How Not to Judge Great Music by its Performance

Last Saturday evening, we hosted a screening of the film, ‘For the Love of God’.  There was a good turnout of people from St Laurence’s and I think it is fair to say that the film was challenging to everyone. For some, it confronted their pre-conceived ideas of the church’s role in shaping society. For…

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The Church is Better and Worse Than You Ever Imagined

On the 23rd of June we will be hosting a screening of the film For the Love of God at the Playhouse Hotel. If you want a realistic view of the Church’s involvement in the history of our world then this is the film for you. For the church hater, it displays the positive impacts…

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