The Lead Minister

For most people it is probably a mystery what I do as your Lead Minister. I like to break it up into five areas. Spiritual Oversight & Leadership I have overall responsibility for the spiritual life of the church. This is largely delegated and expressed through our three site Coordinating...

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Sermon Series: How to be Rich

This month across the Network we’ll be doing an all-church series on ‘How to be Rich’. The series is based on a book by US Pastor Andy Stanley and is all about ‘it’s not what you have, but what you do with what you have.’ The blurb on the back...

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Mission & Social Justice Board

The MSJB were delighted to have so amny attend the Pancake/Missions Night at St Hilary’s on Tuesday 17th February. Rev Dr Tim Foster (9am St Hilary’s) spoke about Ridley College’s strategic plan and its advances in online teaching. Ridley is thankful to God for his blessing of their ministry, and...

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Getting to know Sam

Sam Crane is the new youth minister for the St Hilary’s Network in 2015. We asked him a few questions to get to know him… Where did you grow up? Sam grew up with his family of six on a dairy farm near Cohuna in norther Victoria. As a young...

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Getting to know Jack

Jack Holloway is the new youth minister for the St Hilary’s Network in 2015. We asked him a few questions to get to know him… Where did you grow up? Jack grew up in Balwyn, just around the corner from St Hilary’s. He has two awesome younger brothers Michael and...

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Commissioning for a New Year

In 2015 our new agreed Vision as a church is becoming a reality. In late December we received Diocesan approval for the merger with St Augustine’s Mont Albert North to join the St Hilary’s Network. We are now: One Church One Mission making, maturing and mobilising disciples of Jesus Christ...

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Making a Different Christmas

When you think of Christmas, what comes to mind? The birth of the baby Jesus, The Prince of Peace? Joy, love and goodwill for all people. Yet many of us struggle with feelings of obligation, stress and consumerism. In 2013, Australians spent $43 billion on Christmas! Hopefully at Christmas we’re...

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