Dean@RefugeOranPark

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God is our Refuge

and Strength

Psalm 46:1

About The Refuge

We are a new church family, planted in Oran Park, whose desire is to be led more by Christ, to lead more like Christ, and to lead more to Christ.

We are committed to working together for the glory of Jesus.

Loving God. Serving Others.

Our Vision

We meet on a Sunday morning at 10:00 am in the Oran Park Public School Hall at

390 South Circuit Oran Park, NSW 2570

JAM (Jesus and Me), our children’s Ministry, starts about 20 minutes into the service when they go out to one of the nearby classrooms with the children’s workers.

There is a baby space at the back of the hall where parents or carers can sit with their little ones.

Connect Groups meet during the week in homes in Oran Park and surrounding areas.

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions for information on…

  • What can I expect when I arrive
  • What should I wear
  • What can I expect in the Sunday service

It is important to understand your own beliefs. This is a summary of what we believe…

  1. The Nature and Unity of the Godhead
  2. The Deity and Humanity of Christ
  3. The Holy Spirit
  4. The Divine Inspiration of the Scriptures
  5. The Sinfulness of People
  6. Christ’s Atonement for Human Sin
  7. The Work of the Holy Spirit in Salvation
  8. The Church
  9. The Baptism of Believers
  10. The Communion
  11. The Return of the Lord Jesus Christ
  12. The Resurrection of the Dead
  13. Rewards and Punishments in a Future State

You can read our complete Statement of Faith which covers these points.

Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.

Matthew 16: 15 The Great Commission given by Jesus

We do this because we have been called to point people in Oran Park and surrounding areas to Jesus Christ… Our Refuge and Strong Tower.

As Christians, it is our privilege to give to the Lord’s work at our local Church. We encourage our Church Family at The Refuge to give on-line, however you are welcome to give via the box at the back of the hall on a Sunday morning.

Find out How to Give via regular direct debit.

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion for God loves a cheerful giver

2 Corinthians 9:7 The Cheerful Giver

Ministries and Missions

Latest Sermons

Our aim at The Refuge is to keep the main thing, the main thing, and as such our primary focus is the Word of God. This comes through in all we do, especially in the preaching on Sunday. You will find the latest talks from the Sunday Services here below. You can view All Sermons and All Sermon Series here.

Where our people come from

Australia

MIddle East

South Africa

South America

Europe

North America

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation” – Mark 16:15

Upcoming Events

What People are Saying

  • I love being part of a church that teaches about Jesus in word and action. The people genuinely care for one another just like a family.

    Muffy Ward
    Muffy Ward
  • The Refuge is a great place to feel connected to the community. The diversity of people reflects Oran Park and the surrounding area. The Refuge not only provides adults a place to study the Bible but offers an amazing children's program.

    Ken Woods
    Ken Woods
  • After 17 years, finally I found The Refuge Community-Oran Park where my Christian faith will grow. Nothing is impossible with our Heavenly Father God.

    Marivic Wilkinson
    Marivic Wilkinson
  • Past experiences made me sceptical and cynical about a lot of churches and religions, but The Refuge has totally blown those thoughts away. It is a church of and for family and community, where the love is genuine, the teaching is truly Bible based, and it is my home.

    Scott Liddell
    Scott Liddell
  • The Refuge is where I come to be reminded of God’s love and grace and challenged to share that love and grace with those I meet in everyday life. It’s a gathering of people who desire to serve the community of Oran Park .

    Jennifer Caines
    Jennifer Caines
  • What captured me the most about The Refuge on our first day was the warm welcome and its still the same today - I just love being part of such a caring community of people.

    Robyn Rudar
    Robyn Rudar
  • I appreciate the genuine care and concern for others that The Refuge community demonstrates. People want to get to know you, do life with you, and are there for you in times of need. It's the Christian family we've always prayed for.

    Laura Ralston
    Laura Ralston
  • The Refuge is warm hearted, welcoming and worthful. It feels like home, week after week and God meets us there.

    Cindy Ataalla
    Cindy Ataalla
  • It doesn’t matter who you are, where you've been or what you've done, The Refuge is a place where you are welcomed with open arms by a community that endeavours to show Christ's love.

    Eliza Simmons
    Eliza Simmons
  • We appreciate not only that we can have a place of worship, but our Refuge community shows God's love through serving others. Also it's great to go on Sunday & learn more about The Almighty.

    Melissa Orden
    Melissa Orden
  • I have experienced genuine care & concern from the community & such encouragement from the teaching from God’s Word.

    Katie Hewitt
    Katie Hewitt
  • The Refuge is fast becoming my second family... a place I belong, a place for giving and receiving.

    Janine Foat
    Janine Foat
  • The Refuge has reminded me what it means to be part of a community which genuinely cares for each other.

    Mark Gordon
    Mark Gordon
  • The Refuge is a safe place to love and be loved. A place where the bible is taught and we are challenged in our daily lives. We love it.

    Jenny Mitchell
    Jenny Mitchell
  • I appreciate The Refuge for the involvement and inclusion of people of all ages. My kids have a place to belong and want to be a part of this family. It is not a church like most would have in mind, but a family network of people involved in caring and serving where and as we can and always loving a feast of food around us!.

    Ashika Gordon
    Ashika Gordon
  • We are thankful to be part of an amazing family, with a mission to serve!

    Letitia Deysel
    Letitia Deysel
  • It was a lovely service and we felt really welcomed by so many of your congregation. You can see the light & love of Jesus shining out of this ministry and we will continue to pray over you & your family and the congregation as this (no doubt) takes off for God's glory.

    Robyn Rudar
    Robyn Rudar
    First time visitor
  • I just understood it (the sermon) better from Dean, he made it so relevant to my everyday life

    Abbey Rudar
    Abbey Rudar
  • At The Refuge we are indeed blessed in having such a wonderful community it is indeed a real Church Family.

    Yves Le Pironnec
    Yves Le Pironnec
  • Since day one I have been made to feel like part of the family at The Refuge, both spiritually and socially. I love that feeling of God's family.

    Scot Liddel
    Scot Liddel
  • It is with excitement that we're visiting today to see what the Lord has been doing out here in Oran Park. We pray for you guys and have loved seeing the mighty work of God here for ourselves today. God bless - continue being faithful to Him. All praise be to God.

    Seth & Ellen Mayo
    Seth & Ellen Mayo

Verse Watch by Pastor Dean