WELCOME to Balwyn Anglican today, especially if you are visiting for the first time. Please stay for Morning Tea after the service. Children are welcome at Balwyn Anglican, there is a children’s program in the 10.30am Service & toys are available in the Family Room near the front of the church.
CHRISTMAS @ BALWYN ANGLICAN
We would love to see you at our Christmas celebrations. Invite your family, friends, and neighbours - all welcome!
Sunday, 21 December @ 6pm
Carols at Balwyn Anglican
Christmas Eve @ 5pm
Children's Service & Christmas Celebration
Christmas Eve @ 11pm
Midnight Carols & Holy Communion
Christmas Day @ 9am
Christmas Celebration & Holy Communion
We're offering great courses in 2015 to assist in exploring your faith, strengthening your relationships, and understanding your purpose. There is even an opportunity to achieve a Certificate level qualification! Check it out now!
COMING IN 2015
The Alpha Course
Mondays 9 February - 29 March 2015
7pm - 9:30pm
Register: Contact the church office.
For information on groups:
Tuesday morning Women’s Group
9.30am - Contact: Judy W.
Tuesday afternoon group
2.30pm - Contact: Brian W.
Interested in hosting or being involved in a new group? Contact: Brian
Tuesday mornings in Maling Hall. Contact: Treena B.
We would love some extra hands on deck for rosters.
Even if it’s one duty once a month you would be a great help! Whether you bring a welcoming smile or you simply enjoy caffeinating people, we could use all gifts to serve both our 9am and 10.30am congregations. Have a chat with God, then contact Karina or Brian if you think this could be you!
What's on this week at BAC?
Monday 1st Dec
7:30pm Just Walk Across the Room Course (Week 4)
Tuesday 2nd Dec
9:30am Women's Life Group
1:30pm Balwyn Primary Prep-2 Christmas Service
2:30pm Life Group
Wednesday 3rd Dec
10:30am Mid-week Communion Service
11:30am Faversham House Service
Thursday 4th Dec
10:00am Mother's Union
2:15pm Fintona Christmas Service
Sunday 7th Dec
9:00am Traditional Communion Service
10:30am Contemporary Service
Requests for Urgent Prayer
Please call prayer chain
co-ordinator: Margaret A.
Please let the church office know of anything relating to the Parish and its ministries or activities that need to be included.
Balwyn Anglican Church:
For deep & growing relationships as God’s people here in Balwyn.
For growth in Life Groups.
For ministry plans & opportunities, traditional & contemporary services, children and families’ ministries & other outreach activities.
For our link missionaries Ken & Ally Thompson in Cambodia, & for the Little family as they minister in Papua New Guinea; (Please contact Karina to receive prayer updates via email)
The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain (Bp Carlos López-Lozano).
The Diocese of Melbourne (Abp Philip Freier, Regional Bps Barbara Darling, Philip Huggins, Paul White, Clergy & People).
Shelford Girls' Grammar (Polly Flanagan, Principal, Cinti Joule, Chaplain).
Christ Church Essendon (John Mathes).
Christ Church Myrniong – visit (Bp Philip Huggins).
All Saints' Newtown – visit (Bp Philip Huggins).
St James the Great St Kilda East - visit (Bp Paul White).
Australia and World:
For wisdom and compassion in social issues affecting our
national life: asylum seekers, marriage, freedom of speech, community violence.
For those who suffer and grieve.
For the global church: integrity, godliness & upholding of biblical truth & the gospel.
For those in Egypt and Syria, for a peaceful resolution to the political unrest and for protection for the church facing persecution.
Sick or Special Needs:
Raymond L., Ros D., Jocelyn B., Marcel P.