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Windsor SDA newsletter 24 april 2021

Welcome to the Windsor Seventh-day Adventist Church e-News

windsor.adventist.org.au

Welcome to the bulletin for this week. In this bulletin:

  • Imagine
  • Leadership Weekend
  • Introduction to this week's lesson: An Everlasting Covenant
  • Church program for 24 April 2021 including links to the lesson, livestream and Zoom.
  • Offering this week: Local Church
  • Adventist Record
  • Every Word
  • Lots of new announcements

Imagine 15 May 2021

The Bride Wore White

Our Young Women's 1 Day Conference @ Mountain View Adventist College.

Registration: 9:30 am

Program: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $50

Transport from schools available.

Share this with all the mum and their daughter in your church. Get your young women registered. It's going to be an amazing program. Don't let them miss out. Limited spots.

Registration: https://events.adventist.org.au/Registration/Event/374

LEADERSHIP WEEKEND - 'LeadHER in Heels'

4 - 6 June 2021

We are so excited to offer this weekend to you for FREE - Yes, duly elected Women's Ministry Leaders come for FREE. Team members $100. We have limited room, as you can imagine, so get in quickly. Talk to you team and register TODAY. This is one weekend you won't want to miss!! For your personal development, your spiritual enrichment and your ministry inspiration! All this in one weekend.

Registration: https://events.adventist.org.au/Registration/Event/7117

Offering this Week: Local Church

Appeal “I believe,” says Andrew, “God blesses those who give to Him with more than we could ever ask or think!”

Debts ate up my salary. It was my fault.

My salary shrank significantly when I changed jobs, but my spending habits remained the same. As a result, I sank deeper into debt. After returning the tithe, I barely had enough money to cover the bills.

I felt horrible. Before changing jobs, I had given 10 percent of my gross income as tithe; 10 percent for offerings; and 10 percent for charity. Now I was only returning tithe, and it would take at least four years for me to become debt-free. Unwilling to wait that long, I thought about Malachi 3, where God challenges us to test Him with our tithes and offerings.

With a deep breath, I resolved to start giving 10 percent of my gross income as a missionary offering, in addition to the tithe, hoping to find some freelance work so I could recuperate the offering money. But even though no extra work showed up, ten months after I started giving the offerings, I was debt-free! It’s hard to explain what happened. This is God’s math, as He never gave extra money; instead, He made my life cheaper.

Shortly after I began to give offerings, I had to buy an airline ticket to fly to visit with my ill father. The round-trip ticket, purchased at the last minute, cost only $110, a considerable discount from the usual $250. After that, a friend volunteered to drive me to the airport, sparing me the cost of an Uber ride. Then some friends invited me to stay in their spare bedroom, rent- free. The list could go on and on.

Heavenly Father! Please, increase our faith, so that me may dare to taste and see that the Lord is good (Ps. 34:8)!

24 April 2021 at Windsor Church

This week at Windsor Church:
  1. Prayer time between 8am and 8.30am via Zoom
  2. Starting at 9.15am Pre-Program this week: Live music
  3. Bible Study Discussion: We are following the study program found at ssnet.org concluded by a Record Wrap and music.
  4. Main program: starting around 11am which includes announcements, songs, children's story and church service.

Livestream and Zoom Links

You can join us in two ways: Livestream and Zoom. Livestream through YouTube can be joined by following the link to the Church's YouTube page or through our internet page. Please make sure you subscribe to our Windsor YouTube channel and like the videos that speak to you. The quick link to get to our YouTube channel is by entering the following address into your browser: YouTube.com/windsorsdachurch

Connecting through Zoom allows you to participate in our panel discussion. Please remember any contributions are recorded and live streamed. Keep yourself muted and just press the space bar when you are talking to the wider group. This minimises interferences from background noise.

Meeting ID: 719 626 778, Password: 005908

Bible Study Program

  • 8.00am Prayer to start the day
  • 9.15am - Pre-Program commences
  • Live piano music
  • 9.30am - Program commences
  • Welcome to Windsor Church: Wal
  • Song:
  • Prayer: Paul
  • Mission News
  • Song:
  • Bible Study Panel: An Everlasting Covenant - Paul, Jomo, Ken, Wal
  • Bible study in the Hall: Ewan
  • Record Wrap
  • Piano Music

Service Program

  • 11:00am - Program Commences
  • Welcome: Brad
  • Song:
  • Prayer: Wal
  • Worthy Is The Lamb - Natashia Midori
  • Video:
  • Song:
  • Sermon: Sam Braga
  • Song:
  • Benediction: Sam
  • Piano Music

He pushed it into a river! “What shall I render unto the Lord for all His benefits toward me?” - Psalm 116:12

Rosters:

Deacons This Week: Wayne Trompp, David Adam, Brett Smith.

Deacons Next Week: Stephen Burke, Len McCoy, Brett Smith

Preaching This Week: Sam Braga.

Preaching Next Week: Chris Campos

Australian Record

Adventist Record is the official news and lifestyle magazine for the South Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Providing roughly 24,000 copies to Seventh-day Adventist church members in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands, Adventist Record was established in 1898. Of course you can find it online as well here.

Announcements

Picnic Lunch 24 April 2021

Please bring your picnic lunch to join us at Governor Phillip Park after the church service (weather permitting).

Adventurer Program

The next Adventurer program is 8 May 2021 in the church hall.

Community Hub Day Sunday 16 May 2021

The next community hub day is Sunday 16 May 2021. Please reserve this date in your diary.

Prayer Ministry

Please forward any prayer requests to: PrayerWindsorSDAChurch@gmail.com or SMS any prayer requests to 0421905662

Ladies Prayer Meeting

Every monday night except school holidays at 7pm. Please contact Kellie if you need the log in details.

Time: 7pm on Zoom

Mid-week Bible study

This coming Wednesday evening at 7.30pm on Zoom

All are welcome to attend Wednesday night for a 1 hour Bible study on Zoom. OR enter "Zoom.us" into your browser, click on join meeting and enter the following details: Meeting ID: 814 1200 6312 Passcode: 651224