Welcome to Australian Church Women

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nce in royal David's city
stood a lowly cattle shed,
where a mother laid her baby
in a manger for his bed:
Mary was that mother mild,
Jesus Christ, her little child.

He came down to earth from heaven
who is God and Lord of all;
and his shelter was a stable
and his cradle was a stall:
with the poor and mean and lowly
lived on earth our Saviour holy.

And through all his wondrous childhood
he would honour and obey,
love and watch the gentle mother
in whose tender arms he lay:
Christian children all should be
kind, obedient, good as he.

For he is our childhood's pattern:
day by day like us he grew,
he was little, weak and helpless,
tears and smiles like us he knew;
and he feels for all our sadness,
and he shares in all our gladness.

And our eyes at last shall see him,
through his own redeeming love,
for that child so dear and gentle
is our Lord in heaven above;
and he leads his children on
to the place where he is gone.

Not in that poor lowly stable
with the oxen standing by,
we shall see him, but in heaven,
set at God's right hand on high;
there his children gather round
bright like stars, with glory crowned.

C F Alexander (1818-1895) Public Domain

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Welcome to the National Australian Church Women Inc. website at www.acw.org.au (ABN 68 539 329 715)

Australian Church Women provides opportunities to support and interact with Christian women from other local, national and international fellowships through guest speakers, Special Days, the Winifred Kiek Scholarship, the Fellowship of the Least Coin, the Asian Church Women’s Conference, and various projects.

Acknowledgement:
Australian Church Women Inc. wishes to acknowledge that all images of the State Floral Emblems portrayed on this website are the copyright of the Australian National Botanic Gardens. See their home page for conditions of use at www.anbg.gov.au

'Renewal through Trust'

May the God of Hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him,

so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13 (NIV)

Do you not know? Have you not heard?

The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.

He will not grow tired or weary, and His understanding no one can fathom.

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.

Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall,

but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.

They will soar on wings like eagles,

they will run and not grow weary,

they will walk and not faint.

Isaiah 40:28–31 (NIV)

The National Executive of Australian Church Women Inc.

is now based in Western Australia, and their theme is:

'Renewal through Trust'
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