NSW Drought Appeal Update

NSW Drought Appeal Update

The Fresh Hope Engage NSW Drought Appeal has raised $26,393 as at the end of November 2018. The funds have been distributed through local churches of Christ to assist individual families in need and to bless local communities: $20,000 Dubbo Church of Christ $4,500...
Volunteer Pastoral Care Graduation at Coffs Harbour

Volunteer Pastoral Care Graduation at Coffs Harbour

The third round of the Volunteer Pastoral Carers training program successfully graduated on Wed 28 November in Coffs Harbour. 11 volunteers were celebrated by members from the Mission & Ministry agency, Fresh Hope Care, local church pastors and family and...
Fear and Love – The Underlying Message in the Christmas Story

Fear and Love – The Underlying Message in the Christmas Story

Four times in the Christmas narrative we find the phrase ‘Do not be afraid’. An angel of Lord appears to Zechariah, a Jewish Priest and the father of John the Baptist (Luke 1:13); to Mary the mother of Jesus via the angel Gabriel (Luke 1:30); to Joseph, via an angel,...
Bringing Change through the COCOA Christmas Offering

Bringing Change through the COCOA Christmas Offering

For many Australians, Christmas is a season filled with joy and celebration. Unfortunately, this isn’t true for many people around the world who are affected by poverty or disaster. Leah almost lost everything – she had to leave her home in Ambae, a small island in...