E3 · 2020

LUKE 7:36

Woman with the alabaster jar

The Tops Conference Centre, Stanwell Tops

13-15 march 2020

A bruised reed he will not break, and
a smouldering wick he will not snuff out.

Isaiah 42:3

We live in a broken world. Brokenness is all around us.
In what ways might you feel broken?

In Luke 7:36-50 we meet a daring woman holding an alabaster jar, who, in the face of condemnation receives her forgiveness, peace and acceptance in the presence of her loving saviour—Jesus. Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.

In that same way Jesus ministers to the shattered pieces of our brokenness to produce a unique and beautiful mosaic.

What is E3?

A weekend conference, held by CWCI. We have talks and activities lead by experienced and real Christians, who walk the Christian life and know what it’s like. People who have really lived their faith. Come escape the everyday and connect with God.

Enlightened
know the hope to which he has called you
Enriched
by the riches of his glorious inheritance
Empowered
that power is the same as the mighty strength he exerted

Why come?

E3 Is a conference for those who seek to immerse themselves in Bible teaching that transforms how they live a life of faith.

Our speakers are women who have lived a life of faith which they share, bringing the Bible to life.

There are many opportunities to pray in groups, pairs or individually so that we may be strengthened with power through his Spirit in our inner being.

We sing old and new songs with a great band and you can dance while you sing.

Teaching

Music

Creative

Fellowship

I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you

Speakers

Beth Allison is passionate about seeing lives transformed through the power of the Holy Spirit, as well as the practical application of the Christian faith to everyday life. One of her greatest delights is seeing people encounter God as he truly is—a loving heavenly Father who understands brokenness and who accepts us, and even uses us, just as we are.

Kathy Cave’s journey of discovery of God’s love for her began when she was a uni student. Having studied accounting and economics, she deployed her analytical skills in investment markets for over 30 years in South Africa and Australia. About three years ago, a change occurred and now she spends most of her time walking alongside people as they grow in their awareness of God in daily life. She works as a Spiritual Director and retreat leader, with a focus on people at the edge.

Elective speakers

Emily Carpenter grew up as a missionary and minister’s kid. Her favourite day of the week is when she gathers together with her church family.

For the last 11 years Emily has worked as an Assistant minister in an Anglican church working with women, children, and musicians. She is now working as a Health Chaplain at the Northern Beaches Hospital.

Sharon Ereaux teaches Christian fitness and dance to bring joy, inspiration and greater well-being.

Her classes and workshops are based on the word and the wisdom of God for the health of body, soul and spirit.

Program

FRIDAY
8pm Brokenness
SATURDAY
9am Broken: A message of hope
11.15am Broken: A message of purpose
Bible study: Be restored OR electives
2pm Broken: A message of hope
4pm Q&A session
Kintsugi workshop or electives
7.15pm Night activities
SUNDAY
9am Broken: A message of hope
11am Worship
12:45pm Lunch

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