About the Bowen Christian Outreach Centre
The Bowen Christian Outreach Centre is affiliated with the International Network of Churches https://www.inc.org.au/ . The Bowen Christian Outreach Centre was founded by Pastors Des and Del Power and originally held services at the Bowen CWA Hall and then acquired the property at 81 Mt Nutt Road, Bowen to which the church and centre has been built upon.
The Bowen Christian Outreach Centre includes the following facilities:
- Church and Praise and Worship Stage
- Hibiscus Family Centre – a function room for catering and fellowship activities
- Hibiscus Family Centre Gallery – a gallery of paintings and mosaics of a prophetic theme
- Pastor Phil’s Undercover Area – an undercover area where the mural is sited and area for functions or a game of handball or basketball.
- Friendship Garden – a garden of mainly hibiscus plants and a wonderful place to relax under the mango tree.
The church operates as a united team and all members are part of the amazing team which perform the roles required and provide assistance to our pastors.
|Committee Members||Mark Montagna
|Family Nights Coordinators||Jumbo and Debbie Miller|
Our Core Values
Values are what we consider important and worthwhile. Commonly held Core Values are the key to unity and are the foundation upon which all activity must be based. Paul encourages us to be “like-minded” and “one in spirit and purpose” (Phil.2:2). We are committed to developing and pursuing Biblical Kingdom values. The following core values define who we are and what we are committed to:
Jesus Christ – We Are a Christian Church
The person of Jesus Christ is central to all we do and through Him we have relationship with God the Father and the Holy Spirit.
The Bible – We are a Bible-Based Church
We are committed to the Bible as the Word of God and our final authority for rule and practice.
The Ministry of the Holy Spirit – we are a Spirit-filled church
We believe that each Christian should develop the fruit of the Spirit and seek to use the gifts of the Spirit for the benefit of others.
Discipleship – we are a maturing church
Our goal is to help people become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.
Prayer – we are a praying church
Our goal is become a house of prayer for all nations.
Worship – we are a worshipping church
Our goal is to express our devotion to God through joyful praise and intimate worship.
Loving Relationships – we are a loving church
Our goal is to see every person loved and cared for in such a way that they feel accepted, valued and have a sense of belonging.
Servanthood – we are a serving church
Our goal is to see every member developing their God-given abilities and using them to serve others.
Outreach – we are an evangelistic church
Our goal is to reach lost people both near and far and influence our community for righteousness through evangelism, community outreach, missions and church planting.
Relevance – we are a contemporary church
Our goal is to present the message of Christ in a way that is meaningful to regular attenders and comprehensible to outsiders.
Diversity – we are a unified church
Our goal is to bridge racial, cultural, gender, socio-economic and generational gaps so as to create a community where all people can relate together in a spirit of love and unity.
Excellence – we are a quality church
Our goal is to pursue excellence in all aspects of church life in order to bring glory to God.