Frequently Asked Questions

Because you'll be made very welcome!  At Glandore Family Church (GFC) we want to develop meaningful and lasting relationships, to help people come to know Jesus and the peace that a relationship with him brings.

Titus 2:13, 14 "We look forward with hope to that wonderful day when the glory of our God and Saviour, Jesus Christ, will be revealed.  He gave his life to free us from every kind of sin, to cleanse us, and to make us his very own people, totally committed to doing good deeds." (NLT)

    Kids' Club is held at 9.45 am on Sundays for children aged 4 years of age and upwards.  Classes are divided by age and include a short Bible story and a variety of art and craft activities.

Proverbs 22:6 "Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it." (NLT)

  • The main worship service commences at 11:00 am on Sundays and includes:- Bible readings, meditations and talks, PowerPoint and video presentations, singing and praise using a range of musical instruments.

  • Each week our worship services are arranged by different members.  This approach leads to a variety of worship formats and perspectives.

    Colossians 3:16, 17 "Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives.  Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives.  Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful  hearts.  And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father." (NLT)

Morning tea is held between 10.15 am and 11.00 am prior to our main worship service.  This is a great opportunity to have a chat over a cuppa about the gospel message and how it relates to the experiences of every day life. 

A mid week Bible Class is held in members' homes on Wednesdays at 7.30 pm.

Other events and activities are held intermittently throughout the year, including camps, social get-togethers, study days and classes for people who want to understand the gospel message.

Proverbs 8:32, 33 "And so, my children, listen to me, for all who follow my ways are joyful.  Listen to my instruction and be wise. Don't ignore it." (NLT)

We believe what God says in the Bible.  We believe the gospel which was preached by Jesus and his followers.  The core of the gospel relates to the "good news of the Kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ" (Acts 8:12), and God's plan of slavation for His followers.

John3:16 "For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believe in him will not perish but have eternal life." (NLT)

We value the Bible because it teaches us to live joyful, purpose-driven lives.  It gives us insight into future events and confidence that God is working in the world today and has a great plan for it's future.  It provides hope of eternal life to come when Jesus will be King over the whole Earth.

Communion is for those who have committed their lives to Jesus through baptism.

1 Corinthians 10:16, 17 "When we bless the cup at the Lord's table, aren't we sharing in the blood of Christ?  And when we break the bread, aren't we sharing in the body of Christ?  And though we are many, we all eat from the one loaf of bread, showing that we are one body." (NLT)

Baptism is an outward declaration of the inward desire to put to death the old way of life and rise to a new life in Jesus.  This was spoken by the apostle Peter in Acts 2:38 - "Each of you must repent of your sins and turn to God, and be baptised in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins." (NLT).  Following the examples provided in the Bible, and in accordance with the symbolism of death and resurrection, we baptise by full immersion in water.  This occurs when a mature individual chooses to commit their life to following Jesus.

Romans 6:3, 4 "...When we were joined with Christ in baptism, we joined him in his death. For we died and were buried with Christ by baptism. And just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glorious power of the Father, now we also may live new lives." (NLT)

First come along and attend our services to see if our church can help you to know God and the Lord Jesus Christ more fully.

That is when we anticipate being able to share our hopes and beliefs with you.  We have a statement of beliefs and core principles which our church considers to be important to uphold as true followers of Jesus Christ.

Mark 16:15, 16 "Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone.  Anyone who believes and is baptised will be saved." (NLT)

There is no obligation for anyone to donate money to our Church; however we do hold voluntary collections.  Funds are divided between various charities and gospel outreach programs as well as hire of Clark hall at the Glandore Community Centre and other overheads.  The purpose of each collection is announced prior to it being taken.

1 John 3:17, 18 "If someone has enough money to live well and sees and brother or sister in need but shows no compassion - how can God's love be in that person?  Dear children, let's not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions." (NLT)

On Sundays, we meet in the Glandore Community Centre in the Clarke Building on 25 Naldera Street Glandore.

Throughout the week we meet in different members' homes throughout the Adelaide suburbs. 

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GFC is part of the worldwide Christadelphian Community.  The word Christadelphian is derived from a Greek word meaning 'Brothers and Sisters of Christ'.

GFC is not governed by a central church authority but has its own management committee and is drawn together with other Christadelphian churches (ecclesias) on the basis of mutual understanding of what the Bible teaches.

Matthew 12:50 "Anyone who does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister..." (NLT)

GFC is a lay community which operates without pastors or priests. Every member is encouraged to learn gospel truths for themselves and to contribute to the church according to the talents they have been given by God.

Matthew 23:8,10 "You shouldn't be called 'Rabbi'. You have only one Master, and you are all brothers. You shouldn't be called 'Teacher'. You have only one Teacher, and He is the Christ." (NIV)

Romans 12:4-8  "Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.  We have different gifts, according to the grace given us.  If a man's gift is prophesying, let him use it in proportion to his faith.  If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; if it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully."  (NIV)