Balwyn Anglican

Sunday 1 March 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.

EASTER SERVICES 2015

Palm Sunday - 29 March

Maundy Thursday - 2 April
7.30pm     Combined light Middle Eastern meal & Fellowship
@ Balwyn Church of Christ (cnr Whitehorse Rd & Cherry St)

Good Friday - 3 April
10am        Service @ Balwyn Anglican

Easter Day - 5 April
9am          Traditional Easter Day Service
10.30am   Contemporary Easter Day Service
                 & giant
Easter Egg Hunt!

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.

THE WORLD DAY OF PRAYER -
THE BAHAMAS

Jesus said to them
“Do You Know What I Have Done To You?”

Friday 6 March 2015 @ 10.30am
Balwyn Anglican Church
Speaker: Rev Dr Garry Deverell, Chaplain Ormond College

BISHOP BARBARA >>

If you would like to view the Service of Thanksgiving for Bishop Barbara it is available on St Paul’s Cathedral website.

LIFE GROUPS >>

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

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

BARNABUBS PLAYGROUP >>

Tuesday mornings @ 10.00am - 11.30am in Maling Hall.
(Contact: Treena B.)

COMING UP @ BELGRAVE HEIGHTS >>

‘Love & Grace’ Easter Convention  |  3-6 April
    Speakers: Ian Coffey and Murray Capill.
    Concert 4.30pm Sunday.
    Day visitors welcome.

‘Follow That Man’ Convention  |  22-23 May
    Speakers: Al Stewart, Leon Stead and Andrew Scipione.

‘Songs of Praise’  |  24 May @ 2.15pm
    Featuring: The Couriers, Esther & Caleb and Zimrah.

What's on this week at BAC?

Monday 2 Mar

7:00pm     Alpha (week 4)

Tuesday 3 Mar

9:30am    Women's Life Group

10:00am   Barnabubs

2:30pm     Life Group

Wednesday 4 Mar

10:30am   Mid-week Communion Service

11:15am     Faversham House Service

Friday 6 Mar

10:30am   World Day of Prayer Service

Sunday 8 Mar

9:00am    Traditional 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.

Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life.
— Jonathan Edwards

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).
  • Diocese of Mbale (Bp Patrick Gidudu).
  • The Diocese of Riverina (Bp Rob Gillion, Clergy & People).
  • Archdeaconry of La Trobe.
  • St James the Great St Kilda East (Roger Kelly OGS).

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:

  • Ros D.
  • Jocelyn B.
  • Marcel P.