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PARISH NEWS

Sunday 16 December 2018 – Advent 3 

Next Sunday 23 December 2018 the Archbishop of Brisbane, The Most Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall will visit our parish for the 9.30am Eucharist. 

Thank you to all who supported the Christmas Stalls last week over $600 was raised. The last Christmas Stalls are being held today. Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase gifts for Christmas. Our thanks to those who have prepared or organised goods for sale. 

Christmas gifts and food for Goodna Welfare were delivered during the week.  Thank you to all who assisted to make Christmas a happy time for underprivileged families. All at Goodna Welfare are very grateful.

Planning Day – Thank you to all who attended the planning day yesterday.

Tuesdays in the Undercroft – will be celebrating the year end with their Christmas Party next Tuesday 18 December from 10.00am onwards.  We will be having a musical morning – so there will be lots of singing of Christmas Carols and chatter.  All welcome.

There will be a working bee next Saturday 22 December, 8.00am to 10.30am, to prepare the church and grounds for our Christmas celebrations.

CHRISTMAS WORSHIP 

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

Dec 24      Monday              Midnight Mass (11.30pm)

Dec 25      Tuesday              Sung Eucharist (8.30am) 

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.                                             

Christian Meditation Group: meets weekly on Wednesday evenings at 7.00pm in the church.  For more information please go to wccm.org or speak to The Rev’d Sue.

Rosters – New Rosters will be emailed during the week – hard copies will be available next Sunday for those who do not have an email address.

Mothers Union Christmas Cards are now on sale at the back of the church @ .60c each or in lots of 5 @ $3.00.

Anglican Board of Mission – During Advent the ABM will be supporting:

  • the establishment of a Language & Training Centre at St Peter’s Bible School in Myanmar;
  • assisting the Nungalinya College in Darwin and the Wontulp-Bi-Buya College in Darwin. These colleges provide Certificate and Diploma Courses in Theology, Indigenous Metal Health, Addiction Management and Comunnity Development, Medical and Discipleship and Music;

Envelopes are available at the back of the church today.

IN THE PARISH THIS WEEK

18 Dec Tuesday 10.00am Tuesdays in the Undercroft  
    2.00pm Interment of Ashes Late Yvonne Mary Wade  
19 Dec Wednesday 9.30am Healing Eucharist  
    7.00pm Christian Meditation Group  
22 Dec Saturday 8.00am Working Bee  
    6.00pm Vigil Eucharist  
23 Dec Sunday 7.00am Holy Eucharist  
Advent 4 9.30am Sung Eucharist

 

SUNDAY – 23 December 2018 – Advent 4  

Readings: Micah 5: 2-5a, Song of Mary, Hebrews 10: 5-10, Luke 1:39-45 

  L.A’S Servers Readers Intercessions SidesPersons  
7.00am     M Moore J Hurwood J Hurwood  
      N Jenkins      
9.30am G Marsh H Crossman L Lyndon J Preston L Lyndon  
  D Ping   I Mathers   L Haughey  
        Intercessions Writer  
        W Saylor  
Morning Tea G Livsey, D Ping, L Smiles, S Donovan