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The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

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Launceston City Baptist Church’s free bbq and carols: 6pm Dec 12

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Christmas Brings Community Together

Every year hundreds of people from all walks of life gather in Princes Square to celebrate Christmas.

City Baptist Church’s free community barbeque and carols evening is open to the whole community – and especially to those who ‘live rough’.

The huge barbeque commences from 6pm on Saturday 10 December.

After a good feed, free music and community games for children, carols will be sung as part of a dynamic program inside the historic City Baptist Church building over the road.

Former drug addict Darren Stokes from Missiondale will share how his life has been transformed in recent years and the Choir of High Hopes and the Classique Dance Centre will perform.

To round off a huge evening a community supper will be put on in the adjacent Milton Hall.

City Baptist Church has a serving presence amongst those who live rough in Launceston.

To know more about the Christmas outreach or the church’s other programs please contact Pastor Jeff McKinnon on 6331 4900.

About City Baptist Church

Baptist Churches have existed in central Launceston since 1840. City Baptist Church was formed from the merger of two churches in 2001 and is a mem,ber of Tasmanian Baptists.

The Church has developed a range of programs including a drop in centre for the homeless which provides hot food and accommodation.A network of innovative faith communities are being planted in addition to its Sunday morning services.
Jeff McKinnon Pastor, City Baptist Church

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