Balwyn Anglican

Sunday 20 December 2015

Balwyn AnglicanComment

Judy and I wish you all a very safe, joyous and blessed Christmas and New Year. Thank you for your encouragement and support and for your contribution to our life together over 2015. We look forward to the year ahead and the deepening of our relationships and our relationship with our amazing God. 
God bless. Brian & Judy

 

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.

 

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.)
Thursday @ 7.30pm, fortnightly (Contact: Brian W.)

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.

  
CMS SUMMER UNDER THE SON >>

Summer Under The Son ~ Victoria Mission Conference -We Are Strangers
13 - 16 January 2016, Crossway Centre, East Burwood.

Summer Under The Son ~ Youth Camp- Radical Love
11 - 16 January 2016, CYC Cowes, Phillip Island

Visit www.summerundertheson.org for further details.


SCRIPTURE SUMMER CAMP @ COOLAMATONG

Visit www.campcoolamatong.com ,
or call 5156 6511 for further details. 
Contact: Miriam D. 

 

PRAYER DIARY

Balwyn Anglican Church:

  • For deep & growing relationships as God’s people here in Balwyn.
  • For God to raise up the person of His choosing for the role of Families andChildren’s Minister.
  • For growth in Life Groups.

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 Yewa (Bp Michael Adebayo Oluwarohunbi); 
  • Diocese of Ballarat (Bp Garry Weatherill, Clergy & People); 
  • Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School (Elisabeth Rhodes, Principal); 
  • St Barnabas' Glen Waverley (Drew Mellor, Benjamin Johnson, Gary McClellan); 
  • St Alban’s North Melbourne – pastoral visit (Bp Genieve Blackwell); 
  • All Saints Rosebud w St Katherine’s McCrae – confirmation service (Bp Paul White).

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 those grieving and affected by the terrorist attacks in Paris - that they would know God’s comfort at this time.
  • 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.
  • Barbars S.
  • Ina A.
  • Dorothy C.

 

What's on this week at BAC?

     

Tuesday  December - January

9.30am    Women's Life Group (in recess)

10:00am   Barnabubs (in recess)

2:30pm     Life Group (in recess)

Wednesday 23 December

10:30am   Mid-week Communion Service

Sunday 27 December

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