St Andrew’s has a Covid-Safe plan. Register attendance on arrival with the Check in Qld app. Please do not attend in-person events if you have a fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath.
Friday 1 October 7:00 am in the Columbarium (First Friday each month)
The Requiem Mass is a quiet said Eucharist in the All Souls’ Chapel (Columbarium) where we remember those who have died, naming those whose years’ mind occurs that month. However, there is the opportunity to remember any you have loved who have died: please tell the priest before the service and names can be added to the prayers.
Sunday 3 October 11:30 am
Pet Blessing Service
From 1 September to 3 October, Christians around the world celebrate the Season of Creation. St Andrew’s will be recognising this annual celebration of prayer and action to protect creation and our liturgy during September will reflect the season. At St Andrew’s, this season culminates with a pet blessing service on 3 October at 11:30 am.
Sunday 3 October 3:00 pm in the Hall (First Sunday each month)
Movie Afternoon: Brother Sun, Sister Moon
All are welcome for an afternoon celebrating Francis-tide with the classic “Brother Sun, Sister Moon”. Please join us for the movie followed by a shared meal and conversation. A donation of $10 towards the food is appreciated if possible.
In early-13th-century Assisi in Italian Umbria, the son of a rich merchant, Francesco Bernardone, returns ill from war. In his delirium, he goes back in his memories to the days when he lived for parties and pleasure. Yet, the shadow of the cross that he sees in fever brings an end to his old life. He slowly recovers, but after the illness he is no longer the Francesco that everybody knew. Instead of spending hours in taverns, he spends them in meadows; instead of drinking, he meditates on the beauty of God’s creatures. He encounters a ruined little church where, from the old cross, Christ changes his life forever. Francesco renounces riches and his family and starts to rebuild the church as “il Poverello–the poorest of the poor.” Soon, he gathers many people who are willingly built into a powerful new Spiritual Temple.
Friday 8 October 9:30 am (Second Friday each month)
Mothers’ Union Eucharist and Meeting
Everyone is welcome to come, even if you aren’t a member of Mothers’ Union. The Eucharist is at 9:30 am. Or come for a cuppa at 10:00 am or when the meeting starts at about 10:30 am.
This month, we welcome Jo Neary from the Zephyr Foundation as the guest speaker.
Zephyr Education (https://zephyreducation.com.au):
- helps children affected by domestic violence get back to school
- supplies school uniforms and all other school essentials
- responds immediately to requests for help
- has negligible administration costs
- is run entirely by volunteers
Sunday 17 October 3:00 pm on the Lawn (Third Sunday each month)
Sunday Conversations: Guest TBA
A $10 donation towards a glass of wine and cheese is appreciated if possible. All proceeds go to the roof restoration.
Sunday 31 October 9:30 am
Renewal of Baptismal Vows / Confirmation
The opportunity is available for specific reaffirmation of baptismal vows for those who have experienced a renewal or healing in their spiritual lives and would like to honour this with a rite when Bishop John visits our parish later in the year. The rite of confirmation will also be offered on this date. If you are interested in renewing your baptismal vows in this way, or if you or members of your family would like to be confirmed in the faith, please contact Rev’d Sue.
Sunday 14 November 3:00 pm
Concert: A Joyful Noise
brisbanechorale.org.au – Lynn from our choir sings with Brisbane Chorale.
Brisbane City Hall
Emily Cox, conductor
John Coulton Brass Ensemble
Glorious music for choir, brass and organ.
TICKETS: $15 – $50