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Anglican Parish of Lismore 


Sunday 15th June, 2014






7.30am Holy Communion — Rev Mark Harris/Rev Alan Shaw/Russell Cook 

9.30am  Morning Prayer — Cathy Ridd/Rev Mark Harris

11am~   Wed 18th June Holy Communion—Rev Alan Shaw/Russell Cook




10am St. Matthew’s, Dunoon, Holy Communion— Rev Alan Shaw

5pm St Thomas’, Wyrallah, Evening Prayer – Rev Alan Shaw

6:30pm St. Peter’s, Goonellabah, Evening Prayer —Rev Mark Harris





“We will connect to the wider community intentionally and meaningfully seeking to bring transformation of life through faith in Jesus Christ.”




Sunday 15th June

Trinity Sunday

7.30am, & midweek

Exodus 34:1-8 

2 Cor 13:11-13 

 Matthew 28:16-20 

9.30am & 6.30pm

Exodus 34:1-8 

2 Cor 13:11-13 

 Matthew 28:16-20 



Sunday 22nd June

Pentecost 2

7.30am, & midweek

Genesis 21:8-21 

Romans 6:1-11 

 Matthew 10:24-39 

9.30am & 6.30pm

Genesis 21:8-21 

Romans 6:1-11 

Matthew 10:24-39 



~Scripture Sentence~

Proclaim the Name: “The Lord, the Lord , a God who is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.” 

Exodus 34:6





Almighty and everlasting God,

you have given to us your servants

grace by the confession of a true faith

to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity,

and in the power of the divine majesty

to worship the Unity:

keep us steadfast in this faith,

and evermore defend us from all adversities,

for you live and reign, one God, for ever and ever.







praying hands

Prayer points:

  •  Our Bishop, The Right Reverend Dr Sarah Macneil. 
  •  Give thanks for the work and witness of the Philippines Independent Church (La Inglesia Filipina Independiente).
  •  Give thanks for the faithful people of this Parish and for the ministry that is offered by all people.
  •  Give thanks to God for our Creation and Redemption and the gift of Holy Spirit within, between and beyond us and remember those who seek the gift of Baptism into Christ.

The sick: Geoff Foley, Maree Kesby, Ray & Marie Cormick, Nathan Giles, Faye Scherf,  Joan Sheaffe,   Luke, Veronica, Andy Ridd, Owen Miller, John Hanger, Andrew Hutley, Len Clapham, Elaine Fragar, Norm McKenzie, Pat Thomas, Joy Hutley, Bronwyn & Bill Gray, Judy Batterham, Lisa Hawkins


The bereaved: We remember  Rt Rev John McIntyre, Bishop of Gippsland and Beryl Richardson and all who have gone before and pray for their families and friends.









With just over 3 weeks to go before Bishop Sarah joins us on Wednesday 9th July 2014 to present our parish gift to our community, we have achieved just over HALF our target of $4000!!!

Many thanks to all those who have contributed so far.

Our gift celebrates the Centenary of the Grafton Diocese and is designed to help the Lismore Base Hospital Auxillary provide specialist health equipment. Please consider being a contributor to this Centenary Gift and take advantage of the budgeting envelopes marked “CG” available at the back of the church. Details of the presentation will be announced soon.


Senior Camp Ichthus

Sunday 29th June to Saturday  5th July

Camp Drewe, Lennox Head

For everyone in Years 10 to 12. Cost $250

Registration forms at the back of the church. For more information contact Camp Director: Ron Miller  0414 461 684

Email: ronmiller001@gmail.com



Sunday 6th July 2014, 12:00pm

Charmaine Murphy’s

327 Tregeagle Rd, Wyrallah

All you can eat soups, bread, slices and soft drinks.

BYO chair and table.


Contact Glenda ph66247782  for more information



to Charmaine Murphy and everyone from St Thomas who helped make the Soup Lunch  such a success. Thanks to all suppoters of REAL $980 was raised from the day.


Position Vacant

Administration Assistant

Ministry  Centre

Part Time, 3 dpw job share, assisting clergy team in a wide range of task including administration and volunteer coordination. Full duty statement available.

Contact Lorelle 66213200


Replacement of AHB Hymn Books

We are looking at replacing our old Australian Hymn  Books with the new “Together in Song”. These will cost $35 each and we will need 120 books. If you are interested in contributing to the cost there will be a list at the back of the church for your name, address and amount you would like to contribute, or place an envelope marked TIS in the offertory.


CMS Beautiful Feet Sunday

29th June 2014

St Andrew 7:30 am & 9:30am  services and 6:30pm St Peter Goonellabah

Guest speaker : Peter Kidd

Envelopes are available if you wish to donate to this years project of translating bibles for indigenous Australians. Please return envelopes on or before the 29th . There will also be a retiring offertory after each service.



You are warmly INVITED to attend a SPECIAL service Celebrating the Ministry of REV LEE SHIRVILL to the Anglican Parish of Alstonville and his work for the Diocese of Grafton


FAREWELL to Lee, Rachel and family as they depart for the UK to the position of Team Rector to the Kinson and West Howe Benefice, Bournemouth in the Diocese of Salisbury.

The Service will be held at

St Bartholomew’s Alstonville

Sunday 29th June 2014  at 9am

Stay and celebrate in the Parish Ministry Centre  where a light brunch will be served.


Parish Breakfast 

 21st June 2014 at 8:00 am

Our guest speaker for this occasion will be Ivan Shepherd.  Cost $10 per person


Sunday Journal

 Please collect your Sunday Journal from the back of the church.

There has been an over supply this month so copies have been reduced to $5 Please mark envelope Sunday Journal and place in offertory.


Parish Pantry

During May 153 food parcels were given out.  Many thanks for your continued support both with food and money.  Suggestions for donations; cans of spaghetti (with ring-pull), small cans of tuna, tea/coffee/milo, noodles, powdered milk, sugar and egg cartons.


Lismore Soup Kitchen Winter Fundraising Concert

St Andrew’s Anglican Church

Tuesday 24th June 2014. 7-9pm

MC Georgina Pollard.

Be entertained by Organist Warren Whitney, The Acapelicans, One Breath, Winsome Gospel Choir and Bridge Street Choir.

Entry by Donation.

Supper provided



Update on Parish Facebook Picture

I’ve  been asking for pictures for several weeks now and have used what I was given to make a collage, which is posted on the notice board. Please, please, please let me have any late additions. The collage will become our parish Facebook profile picture on Sunday 21st June. My email address is avridd@gmail.com if you wish to comment or have pictures to add.

From Andy Ridd


Clean Water Project for South Sudan

Sudanese members of our congregation are wanting to raise funds to sink a borehole and pump etc. in Thian Village so they can access clean water. A Garage sale in the parish hall is being planned to raise funds for this in the coming weeks. Date TBA. If you have any unwanted items at home for this (preferably not large bulky items such as wardrobes).

Contact John Chaundy,  ph 6624 3732 Email jwchaundy@hotmail.com or leave message at parish office.


Combined Churches of Lismore


Sunday 29th June 6:30pm

Centre Church, Molesworth St Lismore

“Once Strangers now Friends”

Special Guest : Rev Graham Long from the Wayside Chapel Kings Cross.

Theme: Blessing those from other nations who have made Lismore their home.



Next meeting of parish council will be held 17th June 2014 in the Ministry Centre.