Balwyn Anglican

3rd Sunday in March

Balwyn AnglicanComment

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. 

EVENTS AT BELGRAVE HEIGHTS CONVENTION CENTRE

(more info on church noticeboard)
The Word & The World’ Easter Convention: 18-21 April. Day visitors welcome.
'Men & Work’ Convention: 23-24 May.
‘Songs of Praise’: 25 May @ 2.15pm feat. Ally Dawson.

CELEBRATE EASTER KIDS WORKSHOP

1 April @ 3.45pm in Balwyn. (more info on church noticeboard)

'ACTIVATE' MISSION CONFERENCE

2-3 May in Wantirna. (more info on church noticeboard)

LIFE GROUPS >>

Tuesday morning Women’s Group (9.30am - Judy W.)
Tuesday afternoon group (2.30pm - Brian W.)
Interested in hosting or being involved in a new group? Contact: Brian

BARNABUBS PLAYGROUP >>

Tuesday mornings in Maling Hall. Contact: Treena B.

THREADS & YARNS CRAFT GROUP >>

1st & 3rd Wednesday each month at 1pm. Bring a craft project of any kind or just come for a chat. You are welcome to bring lunch. Contact: 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? Contact: Karina or Brian

I have been driven... to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.
— Abraham Lincoln

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?

Tuesday

9:30am   Women’s Life Group

10:00am  Barnabubs

2:30pm    Life Group 

Wednesday

10:30am  Communion Service

1:00pm    Threads & Yarns

Sunday

9:00am    Communion Service

10:30am  Contemporary Service

Prayer Diary

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.

Wider Church:

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 Anglican Church in Hong Kong (Abp Paul Kwong).

The Diocese of Gippsland (Bp John McIntyre, Clergy & People).

Caulfield Grammar School (Andrew Syme, Principal; Laurie Barton, Ryan Holt, Andrew Stewart, Chaplains).

Holy Trinity Bacchus Marsh (Darrell Couch, Helen Dwyer).

St John’s, Lilydale – visit (Abp Philip Freier).

Wandin, Seville & Mt Evelyn – pastoral visit (Bp Barbara Darling).

St Peter’s Kinglake – dedication of new church (Abp Philip Freier and Bp Barbara Darling).

St Mary Magdalene Broadmeadows – pastoral visit (Bp Philip Huggins).

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:

Peter B., Raymond L., Heather E.