Balwyn Anglican

Sunday 7 June 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.

ST BARNABAS DAY SERVICE & LUNCH 

14 June  |  10.00am service & 12noon lunch
All welcome. Please consider volunteering to cook or set-up/pack-up for the lunch.
Sign-up sheets are available on the white board in the Parish Centre.

WINTER PIE DRIVE

Delicious Rolf’s Pies are here again! A major fundraiser - order forms available now.
Collect orders: Saturday 13 June @ 11.00am - 12noon from Balwyn Anglican

 

 

 

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.)

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.)

 

WHAT’S ON AT RIDLEY COLLEGE >> 

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 http://www.ridley.edu.au for more information.

  

PRAYER DIARY

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  office@balwynanglican.com to receive prayer updates via email);
  • Diocese of Ogbomoso, Nigeria (Bp Matthew Osunade); 
  • Diocese of Ogoni, Nigeria (Bp Solomon Gberegbara); 
  • Diocese of The Northern Territory (Bp Greg Anderson, Clergy & People); 
  • Defence Force Chaplains; St Luke's Frankston East (Phil Hurwood, Christopher Lynch); 
  • St Thomas’ Werribee – confirmation service (Bp Philip Huggins).

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.
  • Barbara S.

What's on this week at BAC?

 

Tuesday 9 June

9:00am    Ladies Guild 

9.30am    Women's Life Group

10:00am   Barnabubs

2:30pm     Life Group

Wednesday 10 June

10:30am   Mid-week Communion Service

 

Sunday 14 June

10:00am   St Barnabas Day Combined Service with Holy Communion

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 the exercise of drawing on the grace of God.”

— OSWALD CHAMBERS