WEEK 2 – ‘How to Live Like an Alien’

“Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.”
1 Peter 1:13 (NIV)

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What if there were a group living amongst us? A group that looks normal but doesn’t act or think the same way; a group that is counter-cultural and lives differently to how society says we should. Find out more about them, how they think, and how they act – this week only at 1pm at ̶X̶-̶F̶i̶l̶e̶s̶ PUBLIC FORUM :P

Tuesday: TBA
Wednesday and Thursday: Lindsay Room, Level 3 Campus Hub, above the food court.

OTHER NEWS:
> Fill out our sign-up form! Keep in the know and stay involved :)

https://goo.gl/5xLoyN

> March 11: Party by the Pond! If you’re a first-year, come to this spectacular event where you’ll get to meet CU-ers both old and new and have great fun times: https://www.facebook.com/events/238224053314662/

Come along! We’d love to meet you :)

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WEEK 1 – Identity & Hope

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead”
1 Peter 1:3 (NIV)

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Welcome to Semester 1 Make it the best semester yet – starting now!
You – and ALL your friends and classmates – are invited to hear what the Bible says about identity and hope.
Where do we get them from? How should they shape what we do?

How do we hear this amazing stuff?
PUBLIC FORUMS TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY
Come to Level 3 of the Campus Hub (2 levels above Marxine’s Cafe) and look for our guides, who’ll be directing you to the Lindsay Room.

OTHER EXCITING THINGS:

> Feb 28: Week 1 Picnic – join us for a lovely afternoon by the lake. More info in our facebook event.
> Fill out our sign-up form! Keep in the know and stay involved

Come along – there are heaps of people keen to meet you! CU there

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WEEK 13 – What Does It Mean That God Is King?

“Sing praises to God, sing praises;
sing praises to our King, sing praises.
For God is the King of all the earth;
sing to him a psalm of praise.
God reigns over the nations;
God is seated on his holy throne.”
Psalm 47:6-8 (NIV)

Congrats to everyone for making it to the end of the semester! And what better way to finish off uni than with another amazing talk at PF? Come along to see just how God is king and how that impacts us :D

Tuesday: E7B T3
Wednesday: C5C 209
Thursday: E7B T3

What’s New?:

> CU Vision Night – November 28: Join us as we think about CU’s future and how it can best serve God on campus, preparing CU-ers for ministry and future life. We’d love to hear your input!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1839420802948163/

> NTE – December 3-7: It’s still not too late to register! NTE is a highly useful and super engaging time away, which you should definitely come along to. Get in touch if you have any questions or concerns!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1578501582459265/

Big thank you to all those who came to Annual Dinner last night (and an EVEN BIGGER one to all those who made it happen) for making it such a great night to celebrate the year!
CU around ;)

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WEEK 12 – What Is God Like?

“Who is a God like you,
who pardons sin and forgives the transgression
of the remnant of his inheritance?
You do not stay angry forever
but delight to show mercy.”
Micah 7:18 (NIV)

Is He a capricious tyrant? A creator who left us alone long ago? Is He a stern administrator of justice? A loving father? Or a mix?
Come along to Public Forums this week to see what the Bible actually says God is like:

Tuesday – E7B T3
Wednesday – McKenzie Room (Level 3, Campus Hub)
Thursday – McKenzie Room (Level 3, Campus Hub)

What’s New?:

> CU Vision Night – November 28: This night is an opportunity for CU to think about our future as a student group together. Join us so you can put in your input and help shape CU for the better! https://www.facebook.com/events/1839420802948163/

> NTE – December 3-7: If you want an amazing week away in Canberra, learning about God and how we can serve him through mission, then National Training Event is the camp for you! https://www.facebook.com/events/1578501582459265/

Come along, we’d love to CU at PF and all these events! :D

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WEEK 11 – What Does It Mean To Be Human?

“For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God. The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, ‘Abba, Father.'”
Romans 8:14-15 (NIV)

What makes humans different? Is it how we act or who we are? How should we act, and what should we aspire to be?

Tuesday – E7B T3
Wednesday – McKenzie Room (Level 3, Campus Hub)
Thursday – Drysdale Room (Level 3, Campus Hub)

What’s New?:

> CU Annual Dinner – November 5: NOW WITH HEAPS OF PEOPLE COMING. Thanks to all those who RSVP’d, and if you filled out the form, please remember to pay! Missed the RSVP? Still check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/events/177193676051600/

> CU Vision Night – November 28: Dream and Scheme with us for CU’s future direction and how we can be the best we can be! https://www.facebook.com/events/1839420802948163/

> NTE – December 3-7: National Training Event is SUCH a valuable time away to grow in so many ways. Definitely check it out and talk to people if you’re unsure – we’d love to have you come! https://www.facebook.com/events/1578501582459265/

CU at Public Forum! :D

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WEEK 10 – Should God Be Praised?

“Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth.
Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.
Know that the Lord is God.
It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.”
Psalm 100 (NIV)

Why do we devote so much time and energy praising and worshiping God? Come along to Public Forum to find out!

Tuesday: E7B T3
Wednesday: Lindsay Room (Campus Hub, Level 3)
Thursday: E7B T3

What’s New?:

> CU Annual Dinner – November 5: Celebrate the end of the year and the coming of the holidays with a THROWBACK-themed night of fun and fellowship: https://www.facebook.com/events/177193676051600/

> CU Vision Night – November 28: Brainstorm with us on CU’s future and how to make it even better! https://www.facebook.com/events/1839420802948163/

> NTE – December 3-7: National Training Event is an amazing camp, covering a variety of topics that grows your knowledge of God and helps you apply that to your life: https://www.facebook.com/events/1578501582459265/

> CU Girl’s Breakfast – October 19: A great event of female fellowship and free food, featuring a talk from Lily that explores what Christians believe and how we can find rest. So come along and invite your friends, at 8:30 in the Atrium, but don’t be afraid to turn up late if you need to: https://www.facebook.com/events/1660196690961403/

Join us in Discussion Groups and Public Forum this week as we explore why so much time is dedicated to praising God. We’d love to CU there!

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