Generosity is a way of Living

Living big hearted is how we believe Jesus wants his disciples to live.

We are trying to live out the following verse from Acts:

“They sold their property and possessions and shared the money with those in need.”

Acts 2:47

How can you practice the spiritual discipline of Generosity?

By bringing your tithes and offerings

We do not take up an offering but you can bring your tithes and offerings and place them in the post box in the foyer of Tailrace Centre or you can direct deposit into the Tailrace Account:

Acc Name: NDCCInc
BSB: 067 003
Acc No: 1000 4274

By preparing for our Miracle Offering 2017

The Miracle Offering for 2016 raised $33, 500 and is being directed to the following:

  • Building the vision of Tailrace Church
  • Local lives that need a helping hand.
  • Church planting and the nurture of the local church in Australia.
  • International Partnership to Empart and other international interests

Offerings can be marked “Miracle” and directed to:

Acc Name: NDCCInc
BSB: 067 003
Acc No: 1000 4274

By Paying It Forward

Tailrace Cafe provides $1 from every meal towards the following causes:

  • Syria
  • Sew n Sow and Children’s Homes in India
  • Be Her Freedom
  • Shine

Purchase a meal and Pay It Forward.

Together we raised in January $473.25

How does Living big hearted make a Difference?

Community workers  – $10,065.20 this year has been sent to supporting   community workers wages in Southern Asia.

Sew N Sow – Over $100,000 raised and over 100 women empowered and released into small businesses in India.  April will see $800 being sent to start a new work in a new region.  One more sew n sow project being seeded.

Be Her Freedom – Over $25,000 has been raise to help set people in slavery free.

Syria – Over $4000 has been raised to help families living in refugee camps

Local Needs – This year the church has helped a number of families with financial hurdles that have impeded their security and well being.  This has taken the form of legal financial assistance, the provision of transport and general every day needs.

To hear from families impacted check out the Podcast titled:  Generous Hearts

When we practice the spiritual discipline of generosity we begin to see Jesus in the world and in the lives of the one that we are giving to.

Shine – Here is some of the feedback provided by the girls who have participated in Shine:

 

  • My self-esteem is better
  • I have made new friends
  • You [the facilitators] genuinely care about us and that means a lot
  • I know that I am valuable, no matter what anyone else says
  • It has actually been the best
  • It was really good
  • It was great – I loved it!
  • It was amazing. I advise an other Shine girls to have the most fun possible, which isn’t hard.
  • Absolutely fabulous
  • Shine girls is amazing, I had so much fun, I would join again, I loved it
  • I know we were disrespectful at time, but you still cared about us and we really respect you
  • I love you two!