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11 Jan 2021
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Petrol prices cheapest on Coast
Four coronavirus cases in 2257
Peninsula News' role - supporting local democracy
Two young life savers conduct successful rescue
Higher crime rate in Woy Woy than in Umina-Ettalong
Shop at aged care home replaces supermarket outings
Both old and new trees needed, says GUST
The world needs altruists, says Rotary club president
Expired flares to be collected at Lions Park
Petrol station neighbours hit by noise and parking limit
Statements made about local coronavirus cases
One ferry stops while other continues
Crime rate drops on the Peninsula
'Busiest holiday season ever', say tourism operators
'Strict new laws' to control short-term rentals
Market stall for Uganda project
Bank contributes $160,000 to local projects
Developer seeks to move planned building one metre
Certificate allows construction of multi-dwelling project
New bridge built at arboretum
Tree-planting tally reaches 473
Long-serving Rotary members move on
Blue boat removed from mangroves
Coast could be hit with privatisation, says Tesch
Email the council 'if a tree is removed', says tree group
Wharf construction resumes for new year
Wettest December in wettest year in 16 years
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Does council give credence to inaccurate traffic studies?
Elderly patients forced to wait outside on foot
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Free weekly women's exercise class
Peninsula loses free immunisation clinic
Only two aged care visitors a day, relatives told
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External groups create artworks at Woy Woy and Umina
Collapse  EDUCATION EDUCATION
Church reviews its part in religious education program
College students offered tertiary places
Shade trees planted outside school
Back packs and school supplies for families in need
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O'Farrell scores 111 for Southern Spirt
Donations sought for new soccer clubhouse
Bunnies ask junior players to register
Women's soccer coach sought
Year's first red point event for bridge club
Virus restrictions change Pennants Trial
Netball club sets registration fees
Bridge club championship
Soccer trials and training start at SEU

Church reviews its part in religious education program

Ettalong Baptist Church has signalled it is reviewing its involvement in the Special Religious Education program at Brisbane Water Secondary College.

"The Program is changing," the congregation was told in the church's December 24 newsletter.

"The school is asking us to go to a seminar-style program.

"We believe this would not provide a quality opportunity to share the gospel and have one to one opportunities as needed as it has been until now."

The newsletter asked readers: "Please pray for ... those making the decisions and for the possible changes."

The program has been provided by YouthLife, formerly known as the Religious Education Ministries, since 1989.

Participating churches include Ettalong Uniting Church, Umina Uniting Church, Hardys Bay Community Church, Hope Church Central Coast (Umina), Woy Woy Anglican Church, Umina Anglican Church, Umina Salvation Army, Woy Woy Presbyterian Church and St Matthews Lutheran Church, as well as Ettalong Baptist Church.

Youthlife operates an opportunity shop in West St, Umina.





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