Balwyn Anglican

4th Sunday in April

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.

Bush Church Aid Boxes

These are due now. Please give them to Joyce.

Events at Belgrave Heights Convention Centre >>

'Men & Work’ Convention
23-24 May. Faith, Leadership, Retirement, Unemployment, Life Balance, Wisdom.
Speakers: Peter Costello, Gary Millar and Dominic Steel.
     More info >>
‘Songs of Praise’
25 May at 2.15pm. An afternoon of praise and worship feat. Ally Dawson with The Lau Trio and Peter & Stephen McLean.
     More info >>

‘Activate’ Mission Conference >>

2-3 May at Melbourne School of Theology (5 Burwood Highway, Wantirna). Activating God's people toward mission, with speakers Bruce Dipple and Noddy Sharma.
     More info >>

Anglicare Information Session >>

1 May at 7.30pm in Balwyn Library.
Information session for Foster Care and Friends Volunteer Program. To register or learn more phone 1300 889 335.
     More info >>

Life Groups >>

Tuesday morning Women’s Group (9.30am)
Tuesday afternoon group (in recess until 13th May)
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

While they are still talking to Me about their needs, I will go ahead and answer their prayers!
— Isaiah 65:24

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   Mid-week Communion Service


10:00am   Mother's Union


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 Worldwide Anglican Communion

The Diocese of Melbourne (Abp Philip Freier, Regional Bps Barbara Darling, Philip Huggins, Paul White, Clergy & People)

The Anglican Church in Jerusalem & the Middle East (Bp Mouneer Hanna Anis)

The Diocese of Sydney (Abp Glenn Davies, Regional Bps Robert Forsyth, Peter Hayward, Ivan Lee, Clergy & People)

Melbourne Grammar School (Roy Kelley, Principal; Hans Christiansen, William Peacock, Malcolm Woolrich, Chaplains)

All Saints' Clayton (Derek Snibson, Sandra Solomon)

Geelong Grammar School – 100th anniversary service (Abp Philip Freier)

St Agnes Black Rock – 100th anniversary service (Abp Philip Freier)

Christ Church Brunswick (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.