Balwyn Anglican

Sunday 20 March 2016

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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.

Alpha Course
An Alpha course is scheduled for 2nd term 2016 (19 April - 31 May, Tuesdays 7.00pm - 9.30pm). Why not invite a friend or neighbour to come along?  (Contact: Brian W.)

Confirming Your Faith…
Have you been Baptised, Confirmed, Admitted to the Anglican Church? If not, Brian would love to talk to you about the possibility of doing so at our St Barnabas Day Service scheduled for Sunday 12 June 2016.

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 2016 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.

KOONUNG HEIGHTS UNITING CHURCH - EASTER WORKSHOP >>

22 March 3.45pm-5.30pm. 

For further details or email: koonungheightsuniting@gmail.com

30th MELBOURNE
INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL >>

Hannah Boland - The Best Medicine
April 2016
Visit http://www.hannahboland.com.au for further details.

BELGRAVE HEIGHTS CONVENTION >>

Look in the Mirror - March 2016
Marathon Man - May 2016
Songs of Praise - May 2016

Visit Belgrave Heights Convention for further details.


WHAT’S ON AT RIDLEY COLLEGE >> 

Visit www.ridley.edu.au for further details.

  

 

PRAYER DIARY

Balwyn Anglican Church:

  • For deep & growing relationships as God’s people here in Balwyn.
  • our new Families and Children’s Minister, Ros S F as she focuses on developing and planning our children’s ministry program for 2016
  • 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 Jerusalem & The Middle East (Abp Suheil Dawani); 
  • Diocese ofAdelaide (Abp Jeffrey Driver; Asst Bishops Timothy Harris, Christopher McLeod; Clergy & People); 
  • Ivanhoe Grammar School (Rod Fraser, Principal; Warwick Grant, Chaplain); 
  • Upper Yarra Parish (Gail Pinchbeck); 
  • St Paul’s Cathedral – Passion Gospel Service – Palm Sunday (Bp Genieve Blackwell);
  • Hamlyn Heights and Trinity College – Evensong (Bp Philip Huggins);
  • Church of the Ascension Springvale – 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 affected by the natural disaster in Fiji - for those grieving and seeking to rebuild their lives and homes.
  • 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 S.
  • Bev W.

What's on this week at BAC?

 

MARCH 2016

Tuesday  22 March

9.30am    Women's Life Group

10:00am   Barnabubs

2:30pm     Life Group

Wednesday 23 March

10:30am   Mid-week Communion Service

11.30am Pastoral Care Meeting

7.30pm Parish Council Meeting

Thursday 24 March

11.30am Seniors Service & Luncheon

7.30pm Maundy Thursday Servive & Meal

Friday 25 March

10.00am Good Friday Service

Sunday 27 March

9:00am     Easter Service

10.30am   Easter 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.

“Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.”

MOTHER TERESA