Balwyn Anglican

Sunday 18 October 2015

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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.

Blooming Spring - Plant & Cake Stall on 14 November 
Contact: Doug B. & Joyce C.

Trivia Night - 24 October. All Welcome!
(Contact Doug B. or Iain B.)

Pie Drive - it's back again! 21 November.
Contact Doug B. or Treena B.

Bush Church Aid Mission Boxes - please return them to Joyce C. as soon as possible.

Fundraiser - Australian Anglican Church Calendar 2016 LAST CHANCE!!! 
Liturgical calendar featuring daily colours, selected scriiptures, on sale now. Contact the church office if you are interested in purchasing one.

Wednesday Morning Tea
Interested in meeting up for morning tea once a month Wednesday @ 10am, followed by the weekly Holy Communion Service @ 10.30am ? Contact Margaret A. or Carole I-Y.

COURSES @ BALWYN ANGLICAN >>

We're offering great courses in 2015 to assist in exploring your faith, strengthening your relationships, and understanding your purpose. There is even an opportunity to achieve a Certificate level qualification! Check it out now!

Register: Contact the church office

LIFE GROUPS >>

For information on groups:
Tuesday @ 9.30am Women’s Group (Contact: Judy W.)
Tuesday @ 2.30pm (Contact: Brian W.)

New evening life group commencing in 4th term. First meeting date at Brian & Judy W.'s - 20 October @ 7.30pm

Interested in hosting or being involved in a new group? Contact: Brian

BARNABUBS PLAYGROUP >>

Tuesday mornings @ 10.00am - 11.30am, during in Maling Hall, during school term.
Contact: Treena B.

 

WHAT’S ON AT RIDLEY COLLEGE >> 

Visit www.ridley.edu.au for further details.

  

CHURCH UNITE - PRAYER AND WORSHIP EVENT >>

25 October 2015 4pm & 7pm at the Melbourne Convention Centre.
Visit www.churchunite.com.au for further details or contact Brian W.

 

LIGHTER FOOTPRINTS - ‘Last Climate Tango in Paris’  public forum

27 October 2015 7.30pm Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn. 
Visit www.lighterfootprints.org for further details.

 

FAITH@WORK- THE REAL DEAL
BEING AUTHENTIC CHRISTIAN IN OUR WORKPLACE >>

24 October 2015, 9.15am-12noon Holy Trinity Doncaster. 
Contact 6pm@holytrinitydoncaster.com.au 
or
0428 288 232 for registration.

 

PRAYER DIARY

Balwyn Anglican Church:

  • For deep & growing relationships as God’s people here in Balwyn.
  • For growth in Life Groups.
  • For raising up the person of God’s choice to lead up our children and families’ ministry.

Wider Church:

  • For our link missionaries Ken & Ally Thompson in Cambodia, & for the Little family as they minister in Papua New Guinea; (Please contact office@balwynanglican.com to receive prayer updates via email); 
  • Diocese of The Arctic (Bp David Parsons; Suffragan Bishop Darren McCartney); 
  • Diocese of Armidale (Bp Rick Lewers, Clergy & People); 
  • Anglican Media (Roland Ashby, Director); 
  • St Andrew's Brighton (Jan Joustra, Andrew Esnouf, Emily Fraser, Chester Lord, Sharne Rolfe); 
  • Mount Eliza – 150th anniversary of Anglican Ministry (Abp Philip Freier); 
  • St Thomas’ Moonee Ponds – pastoral visit (Bp Genieve Blackwell);
  • St Paul’s Cathedral – service for St Jude’s Carlton (Bp Genieve Blackwell).

Australia and World:

  • For wisdom and compassion in social issues affecting our national life: asylum seekers, the possible redefinition of marriage, freedom of speech, violence in the community.
  • For those who suffer and grieve, in particular those affected by the unrest and violence in the Middle East, particularly Syria and Iraq.
  • For the global church: integrity, godliness & upholding of biblical truth & the gospel.

Sick or Special Needs:

  • Ros D.
  • Jocelyn B.
  • Norma V.
  • Jessica J.
  • Barbara D.

 

What's on this week at BAC?

OCTOBER 2015

 

 

Tuesday 20 October

9.30am    Women's Life Group 

10:00am   Barnabubs

2:30pm     Life Group

7.30pm     Life Group Meeting

Wednesday 21 October

10:30am   Mid-week Communion Service

Saturday 24 October

6.30pm Trivia Night

Sunday 25 October

9.00am   Traditonal Communion Service

10:30am   Contemporary Service

 

Requests for Urgent Prayer

Please call prayer chain
co-ordinator: Margaret A.

Prayer Diary

Please let the church office know of anything relating to the Parish and its ministries or activities that need to be included.

"If the only prayer you say in your entire life is THANK YOU it will be enough."

 MEISTER ECKHART