Posts from March 2019
This church in Balhannah has lived for 160 years this year, beginning with the building of the Methodist church at Bonney Flat in 1859. This was soon followed in 1863 by the construction of a chapel in Oakbank. In 1887 the Oakbank chapel was extended to hold 150 worshippers. in 1931 The new Balhannah church was built on its current site and in 1999, 20 years ago, this property was extended to also hold 150 worshippers. Over that 160 years…
O God, you are my God, I seek you, my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become a loaf of bread.” Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘One does not live by bread alone.’”