Balwyn Anglican

1st Sunday in August

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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.

Faith Has Its Reasons Convention

Saturday 9th August 2014
10am - 4pm
@ Glen Waverly Anglican Church

Key note speaker Professor John Lennox. Learn how to engage with the tough questions. Be equipped to give a reason for what you believe. For more information and to register, please visit:

Divine Makeover | Women's Convention

Saturday 13th September 2014
8:30am - 4:30pm
@ Belgrave Heights Convention Centre

For more information and to register, please visit:

Life Groups >>

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

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

Call to Me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.
— Jeremiah 33:2-3

What's on this week at BAC?


9:30am   Women's Life Group

10:00am  Barnabubs

2:30pm   Life Group


10:30am  Mid-week Communion Service

11:15am    Faversham House Service

1:00pm    Threads & Yarns

7:30pm    Parish Governance Workshop


10:00am   Mother's Union

1:30pm     School Religious Instruction


9:00am   Communion Service

10:30am  Messy Church Family Service

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.

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 Scottish Episcopal Church (Primus David Chillingworth).

The Diocese of Willochra (Bp John Stead, Clergy & People).

Calling Melbourne2Prayer Group (Roland Ashby, Jill Firth, Rachel McDougall, Jamie Miller, Philip Trouse).

St Peter’s Ocean Grove (Stephen Copland).

St Stephen's Greythorn – visit (Abp Philip Freier).

St Oswald’s Glen Iris – patronal service (Bp Barbara Darling).

St Philip’s Collingwood – confirmation (Bp Philip Huggins).

St James Glen Iris – visit (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:

Raymond L., Ros D., Jocelyn B., Marcel P.