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.
Wednesday 31st December 2014 - Sunday 4th January 2015
9.30am - 9.00pm
Belgrave Heights Convention Centre
with John Risbridger & Peter Adam
Free camping available
Day visitors welcome
CMS MISSION CONFERENCE
Monday 12th - Thursday 15th January 2015
Crossway Centre, East Burwood
with Dr. Rick Watts & Dr. John Azumah
Youth Camp @ CYC Phillip Island (10th - 15th January 2015)
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
In recess until the New Year. Tuesday mornings in Maling Hall. Contact: Treena B.
What's on this week at BAC?
Tuesday 16th Dec
2:30pm Life Group
Wednesday 17th Dec
10:30am Mid-week Communion Service
11:30am Pastoral Care Group
7:30pm Parish Council
Sunday 21st Dec
9:00am Traditional Communion Service
10:30am Contemporary Service
6:00pm Carols 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)
Diocese of Kitgum (Bp Benjamin Ojwang).
The Diocese of Bathurst (Bp Ian Palmer Clergy & People).
Social Responsibilities Committee (Gordon Preece, Chair).
St Stephen's Greythorn (Rodney Morris).
St Augustine’s Moreland – visit (Bp Philip Huggins).
St Michael and All Angels Beaumaris – visit (Bp Paul White).
Church of the Ascension Springvale – carol service (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:
Ros D., Jocelyn B., Marcel P.