Did it really happen?

Here’s the fifth of our short reflections for your edification.

Let Jesus bring you real Hope this Easter

Easter is a great time to hear the saving news of Jesus.

Easter Day – Sunday 12th April

The Greatest Rescue.


Fifty years ago, the three astronauts onboard Apollo 13 were on their way to the Moon.

More than half way there, an explosion ripped through their spacecraft, destroying their main oxygen and power supplies. The crew’s lives were in the balance, and their plight gripped the whole world.



Good Friday – Friday 10th April

Jesus’ Death Conquers our Fears.



The message of Good Friday is seriously good news for all who receive it. This message can conquer your fears, and give you sure and certain hope for eternity.


Join us to hear the wonderful truths about Jesus this Easter!


Common Prayer for Homes – a new and encouraging resource

Download “Common Prayer for Homes” from bettergatherings.com. And learn more about it here.

Service for Sunday 05 April 2020

This is our online church service for Sunday 5th April 2020, Palm Sunday. We hope you find it helpful.

You will find it handy to have your Bible open to John chapter 11.

Audio only:

Worth more than sparrows!

Here’s the third of our short reflections for your edification.

Service for Sunday 29 March 2020 — Jesus, the Good Shepherd

This is our online church service for Sunday 29th March 2020. We hope you find it helpful.

You might find it handy to have your Bible open to John chapter 10.

Audio only:


Reflecting the Lord’s glory

Here’s the second of our two (and a bit) minute reflections for your edification.

Can anything separate you from God’s love if you belong to Jesus?

Here’s the first of our two-minute reflections for your edification.

Sermon for Sunday 22 March 2020

Here’s this week’s message. It’s the last in our 5-part series on The BIG Picture of the Bible.

The Bible reading, which is not included in the video, is 1 Corinthians 15:1-20. You might want to read that first. (We’ll aim to have the readings, and a bit more, as part of the video next week.)

Audio only:


Church gatherings suspended due to COVID-19

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Your invitation

New to the area? Or a long-time resident? Looking for a church?

We are a Bible-believing church in the heart of Holroyd.

We invite you to visit us this Sunday at 9:30am.

Whatever your church background (or lack of church background), you are most welcome.

Our gatherings are friendly and not too formal.

We meet at 9:30am at 11 Ridge Street, Merrylands. (Our building is airconditioned.)

Ladies Gingerbread House event

Welcome message from our Minister

Welcome to our website.

Knowing Jesus Christ is the most wonderful thing anyone can do.

I trust Jesus Christ because I’m convinced –

  • The Bible’s message about him is true.
  • The Bible’s message is wonderful news for everyone – including you!

Here are two talks which you might find helpful in thinking about these matters. Coincidentally, they both draw comparisons with space exploration. 🙂

How can you know the Bible’s message about Jesus is true? Not a Fairy Story. (Christmas 2015.)


How is it Good News of great joy for all the people? On the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8. (Christmas 2018.)


and you can also read some notes I put together for our ‘Moon Landing Lunch’ in 2018. (How can you know the Moon Landing actually took place? How can you know anything important in history happened?)

If you might be interested in coming along to similar events, please contact me, and do feel invited to visit us any Sunday at 9:30am. (I promise you won’t be subjected to too much talk about space exploration – but I do hope we can be a help in thinking about the most important and wonderful things of all.)

– Colin Mackellar.

Christmas Message from Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies

Watch this brief Christmas message from Archbishop of Sydney Dr. Glen Davies.

Christmas 2018 — Good news of great joy for all the people

Christmas Day message

If you missed being with us on Christmas morning, you can catch up with the talk here:

And you are very welcome to visit us any Sunday morning at 9:30am – at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, 11 Ridge Street, Merrylands West.

Ladies’ Gingerbread House event 2018

In the run-up to Christmas, one of our most popular activities for ladies is our Gingerbread House event.

This year, it’s on Saturday 24th November from 2:00pm, and we have kept to costs to $30, which includes a Gingerbread House kit, and afternoon tea. Cindy Bootsma is our special guest speaker.

Download your invitation here – and please let us know you are coming by Sunday 18th November.