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Holiday Club 2019

Holiday Club 2019

19 December, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Emmanuel Holiday Club will be "Digging into Songs of the Christmas Story" on Thursday 19 & Friday 20 December 2019, 9am - 2pm.

Activities during the day will include Digging into songs of the Christmas story, swimming, craft, games and making new friends. There will also be singing and dancing as we learn a performance piece for the Emmanuel Community Carols to be held on Sunday 22 December.

Holiday Club is open to children in Prep – Year 7 as participants, and Year 8 – 12 as young leaders. Parents and other adults can be leaders and helpers (with screening and training to be completed).

The program will be based at Emmanuel Uniting Church, 92 Laurel St and use the pool at Enoggera State School.

Children may be dropped off from 8:30am each day and the program will start at 9:00am and conclude at 2:00pm.

Participants will be assigned a small group for the two days and each group will be supervised by at least 2 small group leaders. Other Leaders and helpers will be on hand to help lead craft, dance rehearsals, swimming, and games. All leaders will work together to ensure maximum safety and enjoyment for all.

All adult leaders will hold a Blue Card and be trained in Child Safe practices. Qualified First Aid officers will be on site for both days and a qualified Lifeguard and extra helpers will be on duty for swimming. Parents are welcome to volunteer to help during the day and will be required to hold (or apply for) a blue card and complete some training before the event.

The cost for the program is $50 per child and includes all activities. (Early bird rate of $45 per child, if registered and paid before 29 November). Family discounts are available, please contact Jess for the discount code before registering.

Early Bird registration and payment is due Friday 29 November. Registrations close Friday 6 December. [REGISTER HERE](https://emmanueluca.elvanto.com.au/form/82133a70-2c0c-47bb-93af-9484940000e6)

Payment can be made credit card at emmanueluca.org.au/payments, bank transfer or cash to the church office. You will receive a confirmation email and what to bring list after registration is complete.

Contact Jess Pinkerton 0438 168 706 or jess@emmanueluca.org.au for more information and family discount codes.

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Sermons

17 November - Acts 20:7-12

17 November, 2019 Barry Jardine

Eutychus is raised from the dead.

Here’s what happens……

God performed an amazing miracle through Paul. A young man named Eutychus, fell asleep during a particularly long “sermon” from Paul and fell to his death from a 3rd Floor window. Paul rushed outside, threw his arms around Eutychus and he was miraculously brought back to life. Do we continue to witness miracles in this day and age?

Talk About…

- What’s one of the funniest things you’ve ever seen happen in church?

- What did Paul and the believers in Troas share prior to his extra-long preaching stint? (NB: Verse 7). Has the modern church “lost” something which those early Christians had?

- Why may Eutychus have become weary (other than Paul’s long-windedness!!).

- How can you be sure that Eutychus was really dead when he fell to the ground? Does Luke’s presence, occupation and writings give you any clue?

- Paul threw his arms around Eutychus and was able to proclaim, “He’s alive”. What other “miracles” can you recall which Paul, or the other apostles carried out? From whom, or where, did they get the power? Is it available to us?

- Today’s video concludes with the words “Do you think God has anything amazing in store for me?” How can we know whether or not God has something amazing in store for us?

- Tell about a time you felt like God wanted you to do something amazing, and you didn’t know why. Did you do it and, if so, how did it work out?

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92 Laurel St, Enoggera QLD 4051, Australia

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