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Anglican Parish of Lismore 


Sunday 20th July, 2014

Pentecost 6




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

Howard Brockington  

9.30am  Lord’s Supper — Cathy Ridd/Rev Mark Harris

11am Wed 23rd July Holy Communion—Rev Alan Shaw/Russell Cook

2pm Sat 26th July Centenary Celebration— Rt. Rev Dr Sarah Macneil/Clergy Team


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

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

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


Wed 23rd July, 11am, Caroona Kalina, Holy Communion— Cathy Ridd

Thurs 24th July, 11 am, St Josephs Holy Communion—Rev Alan Shaw

Fri 25th July, 10 am, Nielson St, Holy Communion—Stephen Hall






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




Sunday 20 July

Pentecost 6

7.30am, & midweek

Genesis 28:10-19a 

Romans 8:12-25 

Matthew 13:24-30 (31-33) 36-40 

9.30am & 6.30pm

Genesis 28:10-19a 

Romans 8:12-25 

Matthew 13:24-30 (31-33) 36-40 


Sunday 27 July

Pentecost 7

7.30am, & midweek

Genesis 29:15-28 

Romans 8:26-39 

Matthew 13:44-58 

9.30am & 6.30pm

Genesis 29:15-28 

Romans 8:26-39 

Matthew 13:44-58 




~Scripture Sentence~

You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.

Psalm 86:15




Saving God, 

in Jesus Christ you opened for us 

a new and living way into your presence:

give us pure hearts and constant wills

to worship you in spirit and in truth;

through Jesus Christ our Lord,

who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, 

one God, now and for ever.





praying hands

Prayer points:

  • Give thanks for the faithful people of this Parish and for the ministry that is offered by all people.
  • Pray for discernment to see the weeds within.
  • Pray for our Bishop Rt. Rev Dr Sarah Macneil and all the  Diocesan Centenary Celebrations.
  • Pray for the Anglican Church of Japan, the Nippon Sei Ko Kai, giving thanks for the work they do to further God’s mission in the world.


The sick: Geoff Foley, Maree Kesby, Marie Cormick, Nathan Giles, Joan Sheaffe, Andy Ridd, Owen Miller, Len Clapham, Elaine Fragar, Joy Hutley, Bronwyn & Bill Gray, Judy Batterham, Lisa Hawkins, Hezron Tomor, John Turnbull, Amy Kelly, Richard Kerr  Lorna Crowther,  Anthony Sheehy and Bernice Robinson


The bereaved: We remember Rex McMinn and Ray Cormick and all who have gone before and pray for their families and friends.



Centenary Service of Thanksgiving

2pm Saturday 26th July 2014,

St Andrew’s Anglican Church

Led by Rt. Rev. Dr Sarah Macneil

Bishop of Grafton

We will be celebrating 100 years since the dedication of the Chancel,

Transepts and Pipe Organ followed by High Tea in the Parish Hall.

To assist catering please indicate your attendance on lists provided in the church by 20th July 2014

Sandwiches will be provided for the High Tea but your assistance with slices and cakes would be appreciated


Church Tours

Prior to our service of thanksgiving there will be guided tours of St Andrew’ Church conducted by

Rev Geoff Foley

Tours start at 10am & 11am

Come along for an enjoyable and informative time and discover some of the history of our church.


Centenary Events 

All events will be held in

St Andrew’s Anglican Church

Instrumental and Choral Festival

Saturday  26th July at 7pm

with Summerland Brass Quintet, Acapelicans, Spiritsong and

St Andrew’s Choir

The programme will include both secular and sacred music.

Admission by donation


Organ and Choral Recital 

Gounod’s St Cecilia Mass

Thursday 7th August 2014, 7pm

St Cecilia, the patron saint of musicians, celebrated on glorious harmony by Gounod for choir and organ,

presented by Spiritsong,

Warren Whitney, organist

Admission $10


Position Vacant

Administration Assistant

Ministry  Centre

Part Time, 3 dpw job share, assisting clergy team in a wide range of tasks 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.

Thank you to our parish Op-Shop for their generous donation of $1,750 (50 books).

Volunteers Needed

We need another volunteer to join our Court Care Roster on Mondays

9am to 11:30am approx once a month

If you are able to help out please

contact Lorelle at the Ministry Centre  66213200


To our Sunday morning tea supporters of REAL, $525 has been raised this financial year. A big thankyou also to our supporters from the Op Shop and Court Care who have also been a great help. Thankyou for your valued and continued support.

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.


Primary Itchthus

Primary Ichthus is in need of lids from roll on deodorant and aerosol spray cans as well as used greeting cards to be used for craft activities.  If you can help would you please place them in the box provided under the mission table at the back of the church. These supplies are needed by the end of September.

Contact: Debra Brabrook  66251418

St Marks Nimbin

Their ride on mower has got to the stage where it is not worth repairing. If you have or know of anyone who has a mower suitable that they do not want any more. Please contact the

Ministry Centre 66213200.

St Peters

We are in need of a whipper snipper to do the lawns. Do you have one you no longer need that would be suitable for the area around St Peters? Please contact the Ministry Centre 6621 3200

A New Falls Prevention Programme

‘Stepping On’ 

Starting Mon 4th August 2014

Caroona Village, Mark Place, Goonellabah

Free for people who are over 65

Contact Kylie on 6624 2054 for more information

Help Needed

Can anyone in the parish help Hezron Tomor’s family of eight with some cooked meals. Hezron is in Brisbane  Hospital and it is hoped he will soon be moved to Ballina Hospital for rehabilitation. If you can help would you please bring the food to the Ministry Centre so it can be delivered.

Any help would be appreciated.

Richmond Regional Pre Synod Meeting

Bishop Sarah has called a Pre Synod Meeting

6:30pm Tuesday 12 August 2014

St Peter’s  Church Goonellabah

MMR, Clergy, Synod Representatives and all Anglicans are welcome to attend this meeting

There will be no dinner at this meeting so please have something to eat first.

Thanksgiving Hymnfest

Sunday 14th September 2014


Combined choirs presenting favourite hymns and items.

Admission by Donation