Balwyn Anglican

Sunday 28 June 2015

Balwyn AnglicanComment

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.

Alpha Course
What do you remember from your Alpha course? What?! You haven’t been to an Alpha course? Then isn’t it time you did, and better still, who could you invite to the Alpha course? Keep an eye out for more details in the service.



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


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


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



The International Jonathan Edwards Congress -
Lectures and discussions on history of evangelicalism with historians, theologians and pastors from every continent.

Theme “The Global Edwards”  24 May - 28 August. 
Visit for more information.



Balwyn Anglican Church:

  • For deep & growing relationships as God’s people here in Balwyn.
  • For growth in Life Groups.
  • For Brian and Judy in their travels.
  • For Miriam in her mission work.
  • 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 to receive prayer updates via email);
  • Diocese of Osaka (Bp Andrew Haruhisa Iso); 
  • Diocese of Melbourne (Abp Philip Freier, Bps Genieve Blackwell, Philip Huggins, Paul White, Clergy & People); 
  • Children’s & Families' Ministry (Dorothy Hughes, Facilitator); St Columb's Hawthorn (Mike Flynn, Paul Hughes, Natalie Rosner); 
  • Provincial Choral Evensong & Patronal Festival of St Paul's Cathedral and Foundation of the Diocese of Melbourne (Abp Philip Freier); 
  • Christ Church Melton - pastoral visit (Bp Philip Huggins); Wantirna South, St John the Baptist – pastoral visit (Bp Paul White); 
  • St Paul’s Cathedral – patronal festival (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:

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

What's on this week at BAC?


Tuesday 30 June

9.30am    Women's Life Group (in recess)

10:00am   Barnabubs (in recess)

2:30pm     Life Group (in recess)

Wednesday 31 June

10:30am   Mid-week Communion Service


Sunday 5 July

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.

"Seven days without prayer makes one weak."