Balwyn Anglican

Sunday 16 August 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.

Baptism
Join us on 23 August (10.30am service) in celebrating the baptism of Zachary, son of Chris and Belinda D.

Blooming Spring - Plant & Cake Stall in October
Gardeners, start preparing your seedlings and plant cuttings now. 
Contact: Doug B. & Joyce C.

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.)

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.

  

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.

 

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  office@balwynanglican.com to receive prayer updates via email); 
  • Diocese of Ruvuma (Bp Maternus Kapinga); 
    Diocese of Adelaide (Abp Jeffrey Driver; Asst Bishops Timothy Harris, Christopher McLeod; Clergy & People); 
    Christ Church Grammar School; 
    Parish of Ormond (Kevin Pedersen, Charles Fletcher, Glen Macrae); 
    St Paul’s Westmeadows – 165th anniversary (Abp Philip Freier); 
    St Matthias Richmond North – visit (Bp Genieve Blackwell); 
    St Albans North Melbourne – visit (Bp Genieve Blackwell); 
    St Paul’s Inverleigh – visit (Bp Philip Huggins).

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.
  • Pam G.
  • Jessica J.
  • Barbara D.

What's on this week at BAC?

Monday 17 August

2.00pm    Funeral Service for Charles William (Bill) Pike  

Tuesday 18 August

9.30am    Women's Life Group 

10:00am   Barnabubs

2:30pm     Life Group

Wednesday 12 August

10:30am   Mid-week Communion Service

Sunday 23 August

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."

  ALLEN E. VARTLETT