Weekly News



Sunday 10 December 2017 – Advent 2


Welcome to our worship today celebrating the Second Sunday of Advent. For our worship we are using the Advent Liturgy Book and the Guide to Worship contains the readings and the hymns are from the Together In Song Hymn Book.  We welcome Bishop Godfrey Fryar back to our Parish today.

The Flowers in the church are given in memory of Ian Hurwood the gift of Jan Hurwood.

Rest Eternal grant him O Lord, and let light perpetual shine on him.

The Christmas Stall is being held again today. The last opportunity to purchase those hard to find gifts.  Thanks to everyone who supported the stall last Sunday.  Over $600 was received.

Thanks to all who assisted at the Bunnings Sausage Sizzle during the week.  Over $900 was raised to assist Care and Concern and the Youth Ministry.

Tuesdays in the Undercroft – will be celebrating the year end with their Christmas Party next Tuesday 12 December from 10.00am onwards.  All welcome.

There will be a working bee on Saturday 23 December, 8.00am to 10.30am, to prepare the church and grounds for our Christmas celebrations.

WORSHIP – 23 and 24 December

Dec 23    Saturday                Vigil Eucharist 6pm

Dec 24    Sunday                   Sung Eucharist 9.30am – there will be no 7.00am Eucharist



Dec 24       Sunday                Christmas Eucharist for Families & Children (6.00pm)

Dec 24       Sunday                Midnight Mass (11.30pm)

Dec 25       Monday              Sung Eucharist (8.30am)


There will be one service only on Sunday morning 24 December at 9.30am 

We need your assistance with the celebration of our Christmas Services. So if you are not going away, please see the sign up list in St. Andrews.

We are also in need of donations for the cost of flowers to decorate the church for Christmas. Please contact the parish office if you can assist.

Thank you to those who have contributed Christmas gifts for Inala Careforce.

Rosters for January to March 2018 are being finalised. If you will be away during this time please advise the parish office.

Mothers Union Christmas Cards are on sale @ .60c each. Sold in 5’s @ $3.00.




12 Dec Tuesday 10.00am Tuesdays in the Undercroft Christmas Party
13 Dec Wednesday  10.30am  Communions – Berlasco Court
16 Dec Saturday 6.00pm Vigil Eucharist
17 Dec Sunday 7.00am Holy Eucharist
ADVENT 3 9.30am Sung Eucharist
  11.30am Baptism – Rupert & Cooper Tierney


Saints Days:         St Lucy (13), John of the Cross (14)

Special Days        World Mountain Day (11)


NEXT SUNDAY – 17 December – Advent 3


Readings: Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11, Psalm 126, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24, John 1: 6-8,19-28


  L.A’S Servers Readers Intercessions SidesPersons
7.00am     G Byrom J Hurwood G Byrom
      S Golding    
9.30am L Pickering W Preston-Stewart L Haughey L Lyndon L Haughey
  D Ping   L Ruhle   L Lyndon
Morning Tea G Livsey, D Ping, J Gribaudo