Weekly News

PARISH NEWS 

Sunday 23 June 2019 – Pentecost 2 

The seventy-ninth Synod of the Diocese of Brisbane will commence on Friday 28 June with the Service of Holy Communion in St John’s Cathedral at 7.00 pm at which the Synod Sermon will be delivered. At the Synod Eucharist God willing, the Archbishop proposes to ordain two candidates to the sacred ministry of Deacon and Priest. 

New Parish Administrator: St Andrew’s has begun advertising for a new Parish Administrator commencing end of July. If you know of someone who would thrive in this role, please share the job description and application process. Details are available at the back of the church and on our website.

Renewing our Financial Commitment – Please don’t forget to return your yellow Parish Commitment Card if you have not already done so.  Planned Giving Envelopes are available at the back of the Church today.

Immortal Diamond: A Study in Search of the True Self is an opportunity to mine for the real you that has been there all along, hidden under the trappings of ego and False Self. As Richard Rohr writes, “Life is not a matter of creating a special name for ourselves, but of uncovering the name we have always had.” On six Monday mornings from 24 June to 29 July at 10-11:30am, you are invited to join a study group based on Richard Rohr’s book, Immortal Diamond. Although desirable, it is not necessary to purchase the book to participate in the study. Speak to Sue for further information and to register.

Parish Roster – We are in the process of preparing the next Parish Roster – please advise the Convenors noted on the back of the current Roster or Margaret in the office if you will be unavailable any time from July to end of September.  Many thanks

New podcast episode: An Alternative Christian Voice. The label of being a “progressive Christian” can be misunderstood. The Rev’d Tiffany Sparks joins the podcast to talk about culture, mainstream media, and sharing the Gospel in a way that releases it to be lifegiving and liberating in the world today.

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 DATE CLAIMERS:

Free Kids’ Fun Fest – Saturday, 24 August 2019.  Do pass this date on to all the young families you know.

Card Day – Friday, 30 August.  For all who love to play cards, Mah Jong or other board games.  Morning tea and Lunch will be served.

 

IN THE PARISH THIS WEEK

24 June Monday 9.30am Playgroup
25 June Tuesday 10.00am Tuesdays in the Undercroft
26 June Wednesday 9.30am Healing Eucharist
    7.00pm Christian Meditation Group
28 June Friday 7.00pm Synod with Ordinations –

St John’s Cathedral

29 June Saturday 7.30am Synod
    6.00pm Vigil Eucharist
30 June Sunday 7.00am Holy Eucharist
 Pentecost 3 9.30am Sung Eucharist

 

SUNDAY – 30 June 2019 – Pentecost 3

Readings: 2 Kings 2: 1-2, 6-14, Psalm 77: 1-2, 11-20, Galatians 5: 1, 13-25, Luke 9: 51-62 

 

  L.A’S Servers Readers Intercessions SidesPersons  
7.00am     J Hurwood S Golding S MacDonald  
      W Horton      
9.30am A Edwards E Dhanaraj B Potger I Mathers S Reid  
  E Leaver T Coates J Preston   I Mathers  
      Intercessions Writer Clergy  
Morning Tea R Hedge, M Johnstone, S Reid

 

 

 

TRINITY SUNDAY 16 JUNE 2019

Preparation for First Communion: Next session will be held this afternoon Sunday 16 June, 2:00-4:00pm. An afternoon of teaching as well as games and food will be the first of our sessions being offered here at the church to prepare young people for the rite of First Communion, or to simply learn more about the Eucharist for those already receiving communion. 

New Parish Administrator: St Andrew’s has begun advertising for a new Parish Administrator commencing end of July. If you know of someone who would thrive in this role, please share the job description and application process. Details are available at the back of the church and on our website.

Renewing our Financial Commitment – Please don’t forget to return your yellow Parish Commitment Card if you have not already done so.  Planned Giving Envelopes are available at the back of the Church today.

Anglican-Catholic Stations of the Cross: an Ecumenical reflective worship experience. Beginning on Friday 21 June @ 7pm, a new Stations of the Cross liturgy will be offered at Holy Family Catholic Church (37 Ward St, Indooroopilly). The following Stations liturgy will be offered here at St Andrew’s on Friday 5th July @7pm.

Immortal Diamond: A Study in Search of the True Self is an opportunity to mine for the real you that has been there all along, hidden under the trappings of ego and False Self. As Richard Rohr writes, “Life is not a matter of creating a special name for ourselves, but of uncovering the name we have always had.” On six Monday mornings from 24 June to 29 July at 10-11:30am, you are invited to join a study group based on Richard Rohr’s book, Immortal Diamond. Although desirable, it is not necessary to purchase the book to participate in the study. Speak to Sue for further information and to register.

Retreat Day 6 July: Would you like a day to set apart to be with God in a beautiful location? Sue is a offering a one day retreat at Santa Teresa Spirituality Centre at Ormiston. The day offers short input sessions and the opportunity to explore the prayer spaces, enjoy quiet times in nature and engage in conversation and reflection as you wish. The cost is $50 which includes the use of facilities and lunch. Transport can be provide to and from the venue. Please let Sue know as soon as possible if you are interested in attending.

Parish Roster – We are in the process of preparing the next Parish Roster – please advise the Convenors noted on the back of the current Roster or Margaret in the office if you will be unavailable any time from July to end of September.  Many thanks

New podcast episode: An Alternative Christian Voice. The label of being a “progressive Christian” can be misunderstood. The Rev’d Tiffany Sparks joins the podcast to talk about culture, mainstream media, and sharing the Gospel in a way that releases it to be lifegiving and liberating in the world today.

The Sherwood Indooroopilly RSL received funding from the Australian Government for the Schools Centenary Project to produce a local history of World War One Heroes – Indooroopilly to Oxley. A Book titled “The Great War 1914-1918” has been produced.  There is a section within the book entitled “St Andrew’s Memorial Altar”.  This section was researched by our late parishioner Dr Peter Crossman and covers the memorials within St Andrew’s.  A copy is on the table at the back of the church today for those interested in having a look.

DATE CLAIMERS:

Free Kids’ Fun Fest – Saturday, 24 August 2019.  Do pass this date on to all the young families you know.

Card Day – Friday, 30 August.  For all who love to play cards, Mah Jong or other board games.  Morning tea and Lunch will be served.

IN THE PARISH THIS WEEK

17 June Monday 9.30am Playgroup
18 June Tuesday 10.00am Tuesdays in the Undercroft
6.30pm Parish Council
19 June Wednesday 9.30am Healing Eucharist
7.00pm Christian Meditation Group
22 June Saturday 7.30am Brisbane West Deanery (St Andrew’s)
10.00am Work Place Health & Safety Training
6.00pm Vigil Eucharist
23 June Sunday 7.00am Holy Eucharist
 Pentecost 2 9.30am Sung Eucharist

 

SUNDAY – 23 June 2019 – Pentecost 2

Readings: 1 Kings 19: 1-4, 8-15a, Psalms 42 & 43, Galatians 3: 10-14, 23-29, Luke 8: 26-39 

  L.A’S Servers Readers Intercessions SidesPersons
7.00am M Moore J Hurwood J Hurwood
  N Jenkins
9.30am G Marsh J Okello L Lyndon G Malouf-Marsh R Potger
D Ping T Coates M Agnew L Smiles
  Intercessions Writer G Malouf-Marsh
Morning Tea G Byrom, A Okello, R Dunmill