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WEEK 2 – ‘How to Live Like an Alien’

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

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 :)

WEEK 1 – Identity & Hope

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

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

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

Posted by on Nov 6, 2016 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

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 ;)

WEEK 12 – What Is God Like?

Posted by on Oct 30, 2016 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

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

WEEK 11 – What Does It Mean To Be Human?

Posted by on Oct 23, 2016 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

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

WEEK 10 – Should God Be Praised?

Posted by on Oct 16, 2016 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

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!

WEEK 9 – Do You Know Who Rules the World?

Posted by on Oct 9, 2016 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

WEEK 9 – Do You Know Who Rules the World?

“Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power
and the glory and the majesty and the splendor,
for everything in heaven and earth is yours.
Yours, Lord, is the kingdom;
you are exalted as head over all.”
1 Chronicles 29:11 (NIV)

Is it Obama? The Queen? Someone else? Join us once again as we consider the best way to live and just who has the right to tell us that!

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

Lots of our events are coming up soon, so make sure to RSVP!

What’s New?:

> CU’ve Got Talent – October 13: This Thursday, come to the greatest showcase of talent this year, that also has the best cause: to raise subsidies for NTE!

https://www.facebook.com/events/351209191876801/

> CU Vision Night – October 24: Make sure you come along for a night where we consider CU’s future. Share your ideas so that CU can be even better!

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

> CU Annual Dinner – November 5: Ever thought you could go back to the old days, with less assignments, but keep your amazing CU friends? Now you can! With a THROWBACK themed Annual Dinner:

https://www.facebook.com/events/177193676051600/

> NTE – December 3-7: Seriously one of the BEST events of the year. Spend time with amazing people and learn even more amazing things! Register now with both CU and AFES:

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

Come along! Because we’d love to CU at each and everything happening :D

WEEK 8 – Two Ways to Live

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

WEEK 8 – Two Ways to Live

“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)

Aaaand we’re back! Hoping you all had a great break, especially with this extra day, but don’t forget to come to CU this week as we go through another amazing topic.

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

Don’t forget to sign up for all the FANTASTIC events coming up

What’s New?:
CU’ve Got Talent – October 13: A night of acts that will make your jaw drop (or your hand hit your face). Definitely come along to see all the ensuing hilarity!
CU Annual Dinner – November 5: Always a great way to celebrate the outgoing year! Annual Dinner is filled with fun and fellowship, so don’t miss out.
NTE – December 3-7: Even though earlybird’s gone, you can still register and be apart of this great week away!

Choose the right way to spend the first week back, and come along to CU! ;)

WEEK 7 – Fearing So You Don’t Have to Be Afraid

Posted by on Sep 11, 2016 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

WEEK 7 – Fearing So You Don’t Have to Be Afraid

‘The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
all who follow his precepts have good understanding.
To him belongs eternal praise.’
Psalm 111:10 (NIV)

It may be the last week before mid-sem break, but there’s a lot of things (like exams) to be afraid about in the future…or is there?
Tuesday: E7B T3
Wednesday: C5C 209
Thursday: Campus Hub Level 3
> Do not hesitate to sign up for CU’ve Got Talent, October 13th! Get a cheaper price for doing it before the day, and make it as awesome as possible by joining in on the fun. To an act or donate an item, follow the details in the event, it’s that easy! https://www.facebook.com/events/351209191876801/
> Just because earlybird for NTE is over it doesn’t mean you can’t come! Instead of putting it off anymore, sign up now so you don’t miss out on a great time: https://www.facebook.com/events/1578501582459265/
Don’t be ~afraid~ to come along this week, we’d love to CU there!

WEEK 6 – How to Make the Most of Your Youth

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in public meetings, talk | 0 comments

WEEK 6 – How to Make the Most of Your Youth

‘Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.’
Ephesians 5:15-17 (NIV)

Youth is a time full of opportunity and excitement, so don’t let it go to waste! See what the Bible says about making sure you’re taking advantage of it properly, living to the fullest, without unnecessary regrets.
Tuesday: E7B T3
Wednesday: C5C 209
Thursday: Lindsay Room (Campus Hub Level 3)
> Don’t miss out on CU’s Talent Show on October 13th. Register now, and definitely be a part of the action by signing up to do an act or donate an auction item: https://www.facebook.com/events/351209191876801/
> NTE is still happening, and we’re still pumped for it! Earlybird discount prices close this Wednesday, so get on it now: https://www.facebook.com/events/297653673907510/
Make the most of your week and come along! CU there :D