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Advent series 2023

Advent: celebrate the coming King Join us in December for a transformative journey through the Christmas story. In this four-part series we will explore the rich themes of expectation, anticipation, and fulfilment that surround the coming King. Each week we’ll uncover how meaningful Jesus’ birth still is today, and be challenged to shape our whole lives around him again. Sunday 10th December at 9.30am Sunday 17th December at 9.30am Sunday 24th December at 5.30pm(find out more about our Christmas Eve…

Christmas in Cairns 2023

Celebrate Christmas in Cairns with us! Looking for a Christmas service in Cairns this year? Please celebrate with us at The Lakes Church. Join us for a one-hour reflective service at 5.30pm on Christmas Eve. 5.30pm on Christmas Eve (Sunday 24th December) On Sunday 24th December we will have a special 5.30pm service only. We’ll spend time in reflection and anticipation of Jesus our King. Your children will stay with you during the service and we’ll have activity packs available…

Carols for Kids 2023

Carols for Kids 2023 Carols for Kids is sold out. But you can still watch the carols online from 5.30pm at www.thelakes.church/youtube You can plan to join us on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for special one-hour services (no tickets required). On Christmas Eve at 5.30pm we will have a reflective service and on Christmas Day at 9.30am we will have a celebration service. Find out more and plan your visit here. Celebrate the Christmas season in Cairns with Carols for Kids!  This wonderful free family…

Philippians series 2023

Philippians Living for Christ The Apostle Paul writes his letter to the Philippians from prison. And even though there is a lot he could complain about, his life and letter are full of joy. Philippians is the most encouraging and joyful letter in the whole Bible. Paul ’s struggles have become his greatest teachers. He has learned to depend on the one who gives him strength. He has learned to have joy and contentment, no matter what he is facing.…

Scott Darlow in Cairns

Join us on Sunday 8th October 2023 to hear special guest Scott Darlow! Scott will be speaking and playing some of his songs at our 9.30am and 5.30pm services. Scott is a passionate Indigenous activist, regularly speaking across Australia about his indigenous culture, Australian history, racial tolerance, harmony and important social matters. He is also a versatile singer-songwriter, guitarist, and didgeridoo player who has sold more than 50,000 albums worldwide and has extensively toured Australia, Asia and the USA. At…

Cairns to the Cape 2023

Cairns to the Cape 2023 is completed! In late October we delivered 48 buckets filled with fishing gear to Churches of Christ, ready for transportation to foster families. Thank you so much to everyone who participated to make this possible. Cairns to the Cape We are excited to be partnering with Churches of Christ for our Cairns to the Cape Christmas appeal! Help us bring joy to children, young people, foster and kinship carers across Cape York this Christmas. This…

Elijah series 2023

An angry king. A devastating drought. Epic opposition. And one man with faith in God. Join us as we delve into the captivating story of Elijah, one of the most powerful prophets in the Old Testament. Through Elijah’s life we will explore faith, obedience, courage, and God’s provision. Discover how God empowers ordinary people to do extraordinary things when they trust in him wholeheartedly. Our Sunday series from September 3rd, 2023.

One Minute After You Die series 2023

One minute after you die The questions you have about life after death — What is heaven like? How do I know I’ll be there? What if I’m not? — can leave you wondering, but they don’t mean you have to live in fear. We’ll explore what the New Testament has to say about heaven, hell and the afterlife. Discover why your ideas of life after death can change everything about your life today. We’re talking about what happens ‘One…

The Restoration Movement series

The Restoration Movement series How history shapes our faith today. In this series we’ll dive deep into the rich history of the Restoration Movement. Our church was planted from this movement 50 years ago, and its roots go back over 200 years and across the ocean. The founders of what we now call Churches of Christ had a deep conviction about restoring the church to its New Testament origins. As we journey from the past to the present, we’ll discover…

Exponential series

Exponential: God can do a lot with just a little When you make a choice, its effects ripple further than you can see. When you plant a seed and nourish it, it can grow beyond your wildest expectations. And when you add to the work God is doing, he can multiply it into something exponential. This two-week series explains that God has a different economy than we do, and that his ways are higher than ours. When we’re generous with…