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Anglican Parish of Lismore 


Sunday 17th August, 2014

Pentecost 10


7.30am Holy Communion — Rev Mark Harris/Ray Nickel

9.30am  Morning Prayer— Gary Murphy/Rev Mark Harris

11am  Wed 13th August Holy Communion—Rev Mark Harris/Russell Cook


10am St. Matthew’s, Dunoon, Holy Communion— Rev Lyndon Mulholland

5pm St Thomas’, Wyrallah, Evening Prayer— Rev Lyndon Mulholland

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


Fri 22nd August, 10:00 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 17th August 2014

Pentecost 10

7.30am, & midweek

Genesis 45:1-15

Romans 11:13-32

Matthew 15:21-28

9.30am & 6.30pm

Genesis 45:1-15

Romans 11:13-32

Matthew 15:21-28


Sunday 24th August 2014

Pentecost 11

7.30am, & midweek

Exodus 1:8-2:10

Romans 12:1-8

Matthew 16:13-20

9.30am & 6.30pm

Exodus 1:8-2:10

Romans 12:1-8

Matthew 16:13-20


~Scripture Sentence~

 Thus says the Lord, ’Maintain justice, and do what is right, for soon my salvation will come, and my deliverance be revealed.’

Isaiah 56:1






God of freedom, 

you have broken the tyranny of sin

and sent the Spirit of your Son into our hearts:

give us grace to dedicate our freedom to your service,

that all people may know the glorious liberty

of the children of God;

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.
  • Pray for those who suffer from incurable illness, that they might find God’s peace in their lives. Pray for those at the forefront of  the research programs that will bring cures yet unknown.
  • Pray that you may grow in your love of God and that your faith may be strengthened by all life’s adventures.
  • Pray for the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, 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 ,  Anthony Sheehy, Margaret Hardwick and Bernice Robinson


The bereaved: We remember Dorothy Pilkington, Reg Baxter and all who have gone before and pray for their families and friends.




Market Day

Change of Date

Saturday 23rd August 2014


Parish Hall

Start the day with a hearty BBQ Breakfast followed by some retail therapy at all your favourite stalls, and enjoy some fellowship over a delicious devonshire morning tea.

New ‘Together in Song’ Books

Our new ‘Together in Song’ hymn books have arrived and have been blessed by Bishop Sarah. There are approx 10 books available for sale at $35 each. If you are interested in purchasing one for yourself please contact Lorelle on 66213200.

The Lismore Base Hospital Auxiliary extends their sincere thanks to the Anglican Community for their generous gift of $4000. The donation  was used to purchase a $4045 Hi/Lo Bed 

Thank you 

To every one who donated to  the purchase of our new hymn books  ‘Together in Song’

LLM Conference

11th and 12th October at Yamba

Special Religious Education Teachers

Big Rescue Bibles are now available.

If you are interested in obtaining  copies please contact  John Chaundy.


7pm, Tuesday 19th August 2014.

Ministry Centre

Ministry Matters

Envelopes are now available if you wish to contribute to special ministries within the parish. (once known as 100 club)

St Matthew’s Dunoon

Back to church Sunday will be held on 14th September 2014.


To Rev Alan, Ladies of the Tuesday Prayer Group and all who prayed, visited, sent cards and telephoned me during my recent illness. Your concern was greatly appreciated. Above all thanks to God for healing.

From Lorna Crowther


29th to 31st August 2014

Please pray for all participants that they will prayerfully consider all matters to be addressed.

Anglican Aid Overseas

The new Anglican primate of Australia  and the visiting Archbishop of Canterbury have

together launched our appeal for Christians and other  minorities in Northern Iraq fleeing the brutal advance of ISIS militants.

More information on



Saturday, 16th August 2014

Congratulations to Belinda and Warwick Janssen who were married in St Andrew’s  yesterday.

Please pray for God’s blessing on their future happiness.


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

Praise God 

Praise God for prayers answered.

St Peter’s now has a beaut new whipper snipper and St Marks now have a ride on mower. Thankyou to the generosity of our parishioners.


Fathered by God

Saturday 23rd August 2014

Guest Speaker: Rev. Roland Sondergeld.

7 Union St South Lismore

$25 includes morning tea and lunch. Love offering will be taken

Register at: www.wecanbeheros.net

Supported by Combined Churches of Lismore


Hezron in Ballina Hospital

Can anyone in the parish help Hezron Tomor’s family of eight with some cooked meals. Hezron is in 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.

Thanksgiving Hymnfest

St Andrew’s Church

2pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Combined choirs presenting favourite hymns and items.

Admission by Donation

DVDs for Sale

DVDs of Saturdays Centenary Celebrations and events will be on sale for $20 each. If you are interested in purchasing one please indicate your interest on the list provided in the church so we may contact you when they become available.

Beginning Experience

A weekend away (17th-19th October) for a lifetime of change, for those who have experienced loss through separation, divorce or death.

Further details phone Jan 6624 5175 or Judy 6624 1549


Volunteers Needed

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

9am to 11:30am approx once a month.

Contact Lorelle 6621 3200