The NSW Premier announced new restrictions from today that impact The Lakes Church immediately. Three major changes are: 

1. The introduction of MANDATORY mask-wearing at church; 
2. A site limit of 100 worshippers; 
3. No non-essential gatherings. 

What does this mean for us?

Sadly GNW has been cancelled for this year. This outreach has been a wonderful way of connecting with our community for the past 19 years however GNW cannot take place this week.

Our Sunday gatherings will now be limited to 100 (as they were 2 months ago) and masks are now mandatory. We will continue running all three services (8.30am, 10.30am and 5pm) within these limitations. Our livestream will continue to operate at 8.30am, visit: www.thelakes.net.au/live

Our COVID Committee will monitor any further changes and consider how best to adhere to government requirements, while maintaining every appropriate opportunity to encourage one another.

Please pray for our community: that God will keep us safe from this virus, soften hearts, and continue to grow his church amidst these uncertain times.

Love
David and Ruth Sheath

We know this is a difficult time for many of us as Christmas plans with our families are affected. We hope you can join us on Christmas Eve for our Carols night and Christmas Day in person or from home as we remember why we celebrate Christmas. Let’s keep our eyes fixed on our loving Saviour and give him thanks for all he has done for us.

The staff at The Lakes want to wish you and your family a blessed Christmas. We pray that together we will grow in the knowledge of the Saviour’s love for us and seek to draw nearer to him through whatever 2021 brings our way. Thank you for walking this journey with us, we are grateful for every one of you.

This week in Marriage Connections, Colin and Joy talk about the importance of sharing.

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This week in Marriage Connections, Colin and Joy talk about the importance of not tuning out. Stay tuned for next week’s video entitled Tune in.

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We’re excited to bring you the second of our Marriage Connections videos by long-time Lakes members Colin and Joy Montiford. This week they talk about saying thank you. Stay tuned for next week’s video entitled Give your attention.