As of Friday 29th, January 2021 COVID-19 recommendations from the State government have changed.

As of Friday the 29th of January churches and places of worship will be allowed to increase their occupancy depending on a new 2 square meter rule. For Brookside, it means that we are now allowed up to 90 people in the main area of the church. This means that our church is open to all who wish to attend

We are still encouraging the wear of masks and the use of sanitizer upon arrival.

We will also be introducing a self-check-in QR code similar to restaurants and cafes. If you are unsure of how to do this please ask the welcomers for help.

If you are still unable or do not feel safe to attend, don’t worry you can still find our sermons on our Facebook page or you can find the audio-only message under our sermon tab.

 If you have any questions or need more information please email admin@brookside.org.au

Welcome to Brookside

Welcome to Brookside. We are a Church that is made up of people just like you. We hope that through this website you discover that we are a group of people who are focused on loving Jesus and loving one another.

Please come and join us one Sunday morning as we would love to get to know you.

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For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.

John 3:16-17

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

C. S. Lewis

With what shall I come before the Lord
and bow down before the exalted God?
Shall I come before him with burnt offerings,
with calves a year old?
Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams,
with ten thousand rivers of olive oil?
Shall I offer my firstborn for my transgression,
the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.
And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy
and to walk humbly with your God.

Micah 6:6-8

I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

John 10:10b

Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.

John Wesley

Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.

Elisabeth Elliot

True faith means holding nothing back. It means putting every hope in God’s fidelity to His Promises.

Francis Chan

Current Preaching Series

A study of Thessalonians.

Starting 18th July at Brookside Baptist Church.

A lot has changed in our world over our lifetime, with new technologies, such as mobile phones and the internet being invented. Work is just done in an “office”, people buying more things of the internet than bricks and mortar stores, not to mention the changes that have been brought on in the last two years. I can only imagine the response of those early follows of Jesus would be to the world we find ourselves in.

 

But I think there is something that hasn’t changed and as you read the apostles Paul’s letters to the church in Thessalonica, we realise how true this really is. The lessons and Paul’s words ring true for us today. As he seeks to encourage the people to live with integrity motivated by love, Paul talks about how the Thessalonians need hope, virtue, and assurance. That they needed to be corrected and challenged and to be prodded. And the Thessalonians need to be reminded that they need peace and grace that only God can give.

And we still need these reminders today.

Why not join us in person or online via our Facebook live stream starting Sunday

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Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. It is the greatest gift anyone can give.

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Acknowledgment of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation, Brookside Baptist Church would like to acknowledge the Wanaruah and the Kamilaroi peoples the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of our community and throughout Australia.