Balwyn Anglican

2nd Sunday in February

Cameron Brown

Life Groups

Meeting again for Tuesday morning Women’s Group at 9:30am (see Judy for details); and Tuesday afternoon group at 2:30pm (see Brian for details). It would be great to see a number of new life groups develop this year. If you would be interested in hosting a group or being involved in a new group please see Brian.

2014 Parish Contact List

Now available. Collect yours from the Parish Centre.


The Tuesday playgroup in the Maling Hall during school term.

Contact Treena for more information and/or to register.

Threads and Yarns Craft Group

Has commenced for 2014, meeting on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1pm. Bring along a current project (craft of any kind) or just come for a chat. You are welcome to bring along a lunch. More information: Lynn S. or Judy W.

Volunteers needed

Can you help with Welcoming/Sidesperson at 9am or 10:30am, Tea/Coffee at 10:30am, or Holy Communion Assisting at 9am?
See Karina or Brian.

The meaning of prayer is that we get hold of God, not of the answers.
— Oswald Chambers

Prayer Diary

St Barnabas’ Church:

For deep & growing relationships as God’s people here in Balwyn. 

For growth in Life Groups.

For new ministry plans & opportunities, traditional & contemporary services, children and families’ ministries & other outreach ministries and activities.

Wider Church:

For our link missionaries Ken & Ally Thompson in Cambodia, & for the Little family as they minister in Papua New Guinea; (To receive prayer updates email Karina. The Thompson’s news is also in the church entrance.) 

The Anglican Church of Canada (Primate Abp Frederick Hiltz) 

The Diocese of Brisbane (Abp Phillip Aspinall, Regional Bps Jonathan Holland, Robert Nolan, Geoff Smith, Alison Taylor, Clergy & People) 

The Peninsula School (Stuart Johnston, Principal; Peter Williams, Dan Octigan, Chaplains) 

All Saints, Rosebud w. St Katherine's, McCrae (Stephen Pollard) 

Parish of the Holy Name Vermont South (Bp Barbara Darling visit).

Australia and the 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:

Peter B., Raymond L., Heather E.

Requests for Urgent Prayer

Please call prayer chain
co-ordinator: Margaret A.

Prayer Diary

Please let Alison H., Prayer Diary Coordinator, know of any things relating to the Parish and its ministries or activities that
need to be included.

What’s on this Week at BAC?


9:30am    Women’s Life Group

10:00am   Barnabubs

10:30am   Ladies' Guild

2:30pm    Life Group 


10:30am   Communion Service


9:00am    Communion Service

10:30am  Contemporary Service