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Tuggeranong Baptist Church

At the Garratt Street Centre Wanniassa

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Sunday Service at 10:00am

The Garratt St Centre Op Shop

The Op Shop's usual opening hours are 9:30 am to 2:00 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Donations are only accepted when the shop is open or by special arrangement with the manager, Brenda White.

NO DONATIONS are accepted on Thursdays.

Leadership of the Op Shop ministry passed to Brenda White in March 2023.

The Op Shop opened on 17 June 2010 and operated at the premises of the Tuggeranong Baptist Church, 33 Jenke Cct, Kambah until it was completely destroyed by fire on 17 June 2017 under the name of Seek'n'Find Op Shop.

The volunteers, under the leadership of Sue Massen, immediately began to assemble a new stock of goods to be ready when the shop re-opened in temporary premises at the Wanniassa Shopping Centre in Sangster Place in October 2018. Here old and new connections were made with people who came to donate, to chat, to browse and to buy.

The shop moved to the Garratt St Centre in October 2019 when the premises was purchased by Tuggeranong Baptist Church.

The efforts of the Op Shop contribute to the church's Community of Givers fund that provides support for financial needs, especially to sole parents.




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About us

Welcome

Tuggeranong Baptist Church usually gathers for worship and fellowship at the Garratt St Centre each Sunday, on Good Friday and on Resurrection Sunday at 10:00 am.

Each Church Service is listed in the Event section.

Video recordings of each Sunday's sermon are published, usually on the following Monday, and can be accessed via our website or from the Sermons section in this App.

23 Garratt Street, Wanniassa.

Email: tbchurch@internode.on.net

Ian Reid: 0401 301 193 ian.reid@mail.com

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What to expect on a Sunday

When are worship services, and what is they like?

The worship service is at 10 am Sunday mornings.

Our services usually include a blend of traditional and contemporary music

The worship service is little over 1 hour

We sing, we pray, we reflect, and we hear a message from the Bible

We are informal but ordered in the way we worship

Are kids welcome in the service?

Yes!

Kids are welcome in the worship service!

Our Kids Church program, which operates in the Kids' Space, is in temporary recess.

You and your little ones (newborn to 3 years old) are welcome to remain in the main worship space. However, you may prefer to move with them to the Sanctuary.

Parents are asked to use antiseptic wipes provided to sanitise toys before allowing their children to use them.

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Will you ask me for money?

Please do not feel obliged to give. We give to the church to show our thanks to God for what He has done for us, and also as a reminder to us that God owns all we have, and that He provides for us.

No cash offerings will be received. Information about how to give is available in the App or on our Website or you can speak to one of the team to arrange to give cash.

Will I be singled out, or asked to say anything?

No. You are free to be as anonymous as you like.

What should I wear?

Wear whatever you are comfortable in.

What about communion?

We take communion, usually on the first Sunday of the month.

No restrictions are placed on who is welcome to receive communion.

We respect each person’s decision about whether or not to participate in communion on each communion Sunday. This is a private decision between you and God.

The single sealed communion packs, introduced during COVID restrictions are available in the reception area for you to pick up and take with you to your seat.

If you choose not to participate, you can simply stay seated, and allow those moving to the front pass.

After the service

You may choose to stay after the service to meet and greet others and build relationships with others.

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Our Values

Everybody's Welcome

Whatever your faith background or spiritual tradition; whatever your belief system, ethnicity or culture or marital status - we're glad you're here.

Nobody's Perfect

Therefore, Jesus is at the centre of all we do. We are a community where it's OK to not be ok. That's why one of our most important rules is - keep it real.

Anything's Possible

We believe in the miracle of a changed life. We believe that God is real and active. We believe - there is no problem in human life that apprenticeship to Jesus cannot solve.

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Our Mission

To grow a community that pursues maturity in Christ as they love God and love People

Key scripture:

You are to love the Lord, your God, with every passion of your heart, with all the energy of your being, with every thought that is within you, and with all your strength. This is the great and supreme commandment. And the second is this: ‘You must love your neighbour in the same way you love yourself.’ You will never find a greater commandment than these.” [Mark 12:30-31 TPT]

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Our Strategy

We are and will continue to be a “Jesus community”, to find our life, health, vision, and strength in the person of Jesus Christ.

We will keep Jesus at the centre of our faith and life together.

DEVELOP A TRANSFORMING RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS

We want everyone to live with Jesus at the centre of their lives.

ENTER AUTHENTIC COMMUNITY WITH EACH OTHER

We value community as a necessary context in which spiritual formation can occur. It's where we find belonging and growth.

SERVE OTHERS SO THAT EVERYONE CAN FLOURISH

We value action empowered by the Holy Spirit as a natural outflow of our faith in Jesus.

We seek to express God's love through compassion and justice in our everyday lives.

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Privacy Policy - protecting you - protecting others - how to contact others

Check out the PDF below for details of the church-specific policy details.

The policy outlines the scope and boundaries for the use of the church's database of personal information, for example the church mailing lists.

When you Create and Account on our website or in our app, you are covered by this Privacy Policy and you may also set yourself profile so that you receive Notifications about teams/events that you specify if you are logged in to to your account.

Protecting you - we do not disclose your information to another person on the mailing list or use the mailing list for purposes other than those listed in the policy.

Protecting others - similarly you have a role not to pass on contact details or personal or sensitive details to others.

What to do if I want to contact someone else who attends church?

- ask them to share their personal details with you so that you can contact them

- send a message to the church office tbchurch@internode.on.net or through contact us on the website or app with your request and giving permission for your details to be passed on to them

- a message is sent to the person you wish to contact and your details passed to them so that they can contact you if they wish.

Ministry leaders/event organisers may use the App/Website functions to send out information to people who have opted-in to receive communications from them.

Note: This policy is also appended to the Privacy Policy that incudes details of the measures Church Central (the provider of our App and Website services) take to protect your privacy.

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Next Event at the Garratt St Centre

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Join with others at the Garratt St Centre to worship and hear from God's Word

Bookings are not required and you may sit where you choose.

What to expect:

We expect each attendee to accept responsibility for their own health and that of others. However, some measures to reduce the risk of infections from viruses remain in place.

It is recommended that you leave an empty seat between yourself and persons who are not known to you.

Hand sanitiser, antiseptic wipes, tissues and mask are available if you require them.

Team members at the entry of the auditorium will minimise physical greetings to avoid the spread infection throughout the congregation.

Open the PDF for details about the style of our worship services and to find out how to load the Church App and use the RSVP function.

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    23 Garratt Street Wanniassa

    3 mins from Pastor Ian

    Published 23 January 2024