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ECC HATFIELD LAUNCH 25 January, 18:30, corner of Jan Shoba & South, saw the first Hatfield campus event in with Cameron Bruce entertaining on the acoustic guitar, yummy pancakes, fairy lights, and new faces. What a fantastic start!

There was a great buzz as students from all around the area got to connect and make some new friends. The focus of the evening was to make people feel at home and to encourage them to get connected.

support; we want Hatfield campus to be a safe place for students and young adults facing life on their own. We are called to love intentionally and that is what we aim to do – by the grace of God – as we go into 2013. Continue to First year can be lonely and pray that God’s will would daunting if you have no be accomplished. [February 2013, Issue 2]


Recording for the Master Baker Holiday Club took place on 26 January at Atterbury Theatre with Robyn Ball and some of our own Eastside voices: Tegan, Hermani, Chara, Calson.

Parents! Got teenagers? Read on… Everyone needs somewhere to go – a place to feel at home, a place of safety, a place where hearts can pursue Jesus in a supportive environment. Enter: teenage cell! Eastside is starting a teenagers’ cell this coming Tuesday night, 5 February, at the Mole’s house in Woodhill from 17:30-18:30.

some Godly wisdom. Even at a young age, as the church of Christ and people living to glorify His name, it’s important for there to be spiritual growth through mentorship and partnership so when times do get tough, actions are a direct result of a deep relationship with God.

1 Tim 4:12 commands, “Do not let people look down on Teens, see you at 17:30 on you because you are young, but set an example for the Tuesday at 56 Glendower believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.” Road, Woodhill. Teenage years can be crazy and confusing, filled with Speak to Jason Watson for questions and worries and situations that really just need more info: 072 214 3310

iQuipt is heading out to Nkwe this Saturday, 2 February, 12:00 – 17:00. It’s a great hangout spot in a nature resort. Meet at Eastside at 12:00. Bring a costume and towel. Contact Jason for more details: 072 214 3310

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Training hands for battle and kind of training is an essential fingers for war investment into the Kingdom as leaders draw alongside one A Leadership Training Weekend another. Let’s trust God for more for churches was held on 18 and opportunities to minister like this, 19 January, in Hammanskraal, and let’s pray that what was where focus was put on Young taught will bear much fruit. Adults group training, Children’s Ministry training, a “How Adults Learn” workshop, and Pastor’s training. The training was led by a dedicated team: James, Robyn, Debbie, Lonnie, Riaan and Danie. There were more than 75 people who attending, some expressing how overwhelmed they are Above: Kelsey, James, Debbie and already feeling in January. This Lonnie before the weekend away.

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A closer look at what happened on The Roof, at The Link, last Friday night: Crew clad in bright yellow and green shirts: “I am here to help,” Cameron Bruce playing some acoustic tracks from his latest album, chatting to newcomers comes with the territory these days.


MUSO? SINGER? WE NEED YOU: If you’re a musician and would love to get involved in the worship, sound, or media ministry in some way, please contact Mark (079 876 1224) or Shae (073 361 7969).

Eastside Hatfield held its first service this outset. Mark started a series called “The last Wednesday evening at The Link. What real Jesus” and shared about God being a started as an evening of anticipation and God of grace. There were about 70 people ensuring that everything was set up crowded

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2013 Building Project is officially under way. If you’ve been around in the last little while you’ll notice the piles of bricks starting to tower.

correctly became an incredible night of expectant to hear and ready to connect.

Foundations were dug this last week

worship, sharing in the word and a Pray for strengthening and perseverance

and we’re pushing on. Parents, building

knitting of hearts. We sung praises of among the team, for opportunities to

sites are dangerous; for the sake of

declaration like “All that you are, is all that minister, smooth running of logistics,

safety we ask that you ensure your

we want,” “How great is our God,” “God genuine love, and a hunger in people for

children do not play anywhere near

you are higher than any other” right at the God’s perfect truth.

where the construction is happening, or on the piles of bricks around the property. Riaan will be spending some time in the near future visiting cells individually to explain the vision and where we are with the building project.

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Coming up from the pulpit: Have you ever wondered about the trinity? Have you ever questioned why Jesus had to die? The series, “Foundations,” starting 10 February till April holidays, will look at questions like this in depth. At Eastside we believe in one God eternally existing in three persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We believe that the Lord Jesus died for our sins, according to the Scriptures, and that all who believe in Him are completely forgiven because He shed His blood for us. We want to help you understand and know why you believe what you believe. Don’t miss this! Starts 10 February, 09:00.

TALK TO US… Senior pastor: Riaan Niemand 083 634 5759 riaan@eastside.org.za

Youth/Worship pastor: Mark Paul 079 876 1224 mark@eastside.org.za

Children’s pastor: Robyn Ball 012 998 2877 robyn@eastside.org.za

Church office (08:0013:00) 012 998 2877 012 998 1229 012 998 2900 info@eastside.org.za

Service times: Sunday morning, 09:00 Sunday evening, 18:00 iQuipt, Friday evening, 18:30

Bank details: Standard Bank, Menlyn Branch code: 012345 Account number: 012151572

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Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. Do everything in love. (1 Cor 16:13-14)

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