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.
Messy Church Next Week!
Messy Church is on again 10:30am Sunday 18 May. Come join the family fun as we explore another big story in His story. This one has it all: action, adventure, destruction, mercy - you won't want to miss it! Bring a friend & see you there!
Winter Pie Drive Fundraiser
Delicious Rolf’s Pies are here again! Just in time for Melbourne’s winter chill.
Order forms available: Sunday 11 May (see Doug B.)
Orders due: Sunday 8 June
Collect orders: from Saturday 14 June @ Balwyn Anglican
'Men & Work’ Convention
23-24 May. Faith, Leadership, Retirement, Unemployment, Life Balance, Wisdom.
Speakers: Peter Costello, Gary Millar and Dominic Steel.
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‘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.
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Evening: 21 May at 5.30pm-9pm (with dinner)
Day: 22 May at 8.45am-2pm (with lunch)
RSVP Essential - see website: www.ridley.edu.au
A great opportunity for potential students to experience a day or evening in the life of Ridley Melbourne, and to explore the possibility of theological education. Flyers available on the church noticeboard, and more information online.
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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.
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.
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
Requests for Urgent Prayer
Please call prayer chain
co-ordinator: Margaret A.
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
10:30am Ladies Guild
2:30pm Life Group
10:30am Mid-week Communion Service
Sunday (Mother's Day)
9:00am Communion Service
10:30am Messy Church - Family Service
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 Anglican Church of Korea (Abp Paul Kim).
The Diocese of Bathurst (Bp Ian Palmer Clergy & People).
Melbourne Anglican Foundation (Sharon Osborne, EO).
Christ Church Dingley (Wayne Walters, Janice O'Gorman).
St Peter’s Brighton Beach – pastoral visit (Abp Philip Freier).
Church of the Resurrection Main Street Macedon Ranges – Blessing of new Parish vicarage (Abp Philip Freier).
Cursillo at Holy Cross Templestowe (Bp Barbara Darling).
St John’s Epping (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:
Raymond L., Heather E.