Snippets from the Past - 2016 No.9
5 years on and Arana Hills Church of Christ was becoming an established member of the local community and Churches of Christ Queensland.
The Home Missions Committee made plans to hold an evangelistic mission at Arana Hills. From May 24 to June 6, a mission was held with Barrie Cutchie as guest speaker.
Eric Hart, Social Service Director, spoke at the church anniversary held March 28 and Allan Male, Conference President visited and spoke at Arana Hills April 4 and October 3.
The Youth Exchange saw Arana Hills joining with Stafford and travelling to Crown Street, Toowoomba.
This year the Bible School Anniversary was held in two parts and later in the year (August 1). Alex Surtees was the guest speaker with the younger grades holding their program in the afternoon and the older grades in the evening. 60 children attended the annual picnic.
With the establishment of other churches in the area, efforts were made by the youth and women to have combined meetings and events. Also, to show local contacts that christians can have fun, a social was held with a healthy attendance and a good time was had by all.
Attendances: Morning 29, Evening 14, Active members: 27, Bible School and Youth: 124