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Anglican Parish of Lismore 



Sunday 7th September, 2014

Pentecost 13


7.30am Holy Communion — Rev Lyndon Mulholland/Russell Cook/

Ray Nickel

9.30am Baptism & Morning Prayer — Cathy Ridd/Rev Lyndon Mulholland

11am~   Wed 10th September, Holy Communion—Rev Alan Shaw/Russell Cook


10am St. Matthew’s, Dunoon, Holy Communion— Russell Cook/Ray Nickel

6:30pm St. Peter’s, Goonellabah, Evening Prayer — Rev Lyndon Mulholland


Mon 8 Sept, 11:00am Caroona Marima, Holy Communion— Rev Alan Shaw

Fri 12th Sept, 9:30am Mary’s Grange, Holy Communion— Russell Cook



Sunday 7th September 2014

Pentecost 13

7.30am, & midweek

Exodus 12:1-14

Romans 13:1-10

Matthew 18:10-20

9.30am & 6.30pm

Exodus 12:1-14

Romans 13:1-10

Matthew 18:10-20


Sunday 14th September 2014

Pentecost 13

7.30am, & midweek

Exodus 14:19-31

Romans 14:1-14

Matthew 18:21-35

9.30am & 6.30pm

Exodus 14:19-31

Romans 14:1-14

Matthew 18:21-35


~Scripture Sentence~

 ’Where two or three are gathered in my name,’ says the Lord, ’I am there among them.  

Matthew 18:20



Go before us, O Lord, 

and further us with your continual help,

that in all our works,

begun, continued, and ended in you,

we may glorify your holy name,

and finally, by your mercy, obtain everlasting life;

through Jesus Christ our Lord,

who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, ,

one God, for ever and 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 for whom it really costs to be a Christian. .
  • Pray for the Anglican Church of Melanesia, giving thanks for the work they do to further God’s mission in the world.
  • Give thanks for an enjoyable and productive Diocesan Synod.


The sick: 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, John Turnbull, Amy Kelly, Richard Kerr, Anthony Sheehy, Margaret Hardwick, Lesley Stone, Margaret Jarrett and Bernice Robinson


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


New ‘Together in Song’ Books

There are approx 10 books available for sale at $35 each. If you are interested in purchasing one for yourself please contact Lorelle/Margaret on 66213200.


Ministry Matters

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


September opening

Please bring in your BCA boxes to John Chaundy or leave at the parish office. Thank you


and or Communion 

If you would like to receive home communion or a pastoral visit please contact the parish office  on 66213200.

Bishop’s Garden Party 

11am. Saturday 13 September 2014

Bishopholme Grafton

Entry $10 this will include tea or coffee on your arrival and your lunch.

There will be a small photographic  exhibition, bring and buy stalls etc.

Lunch of soup, sandwiches, scones, tea or coffee will be served at 12:30.

South Sudan Water Project

Fund raising idea….Would you be willing to host a lunch or dinner at your home? Invite people of your choice, charge for the meal, retain the cost and donate the rest to the appeal. See form at the back of the church for more information.

Bishop’s Address to Synod 2014

If you would like a copy of Bishop Sarah’s address to the Diocesan Synod please contact the parish office  66213200


Major Famine Likely in South Sudan

Anglican Aid is appealing for funds to provide food to help prevent a humanitarian crisis. Full details are on St Andrew’s notice board. Donations may be made by placing an envelope marked South Sudan Famine Relief in the offertory. Donation forms at the back of the church.


Iraqi Christians need Help

Bible Society Appeal

1. Please Pray for the Iraqi Christians forced from their homes under threat of death. Pray for their protection and provision in this time of urgent need.

2. Give—to supply food, water, hygiene materials and Scriptures. See notice board . You can donate via offertory just mark the envelope BIBLE SOCIETY IRAQI CHRISTIANS APPEAL.



9:30 am, Monday 15th September 2014.

St. Peter’s  Anglican Church, Deegan  Drive  Goonellabah

Commencing with morning tea followed by the meeting.  All welcome to attend. Fae Virtue, Hon  Sec.

Return Thanks

Margaret  Jarrett and family wish to thank Rev Alan Shaw, Russell Cook , Ray Nickel, Rev Ivan Shepherd and my church family for prayers, cards and kindness in the death of  little Angus McHugh.

Together we Pray,

Lord, be with me in the week ahead, help me to be good tempered and considerate, to watch my tongue and not speak hastily, to be cheerful even when things go wrong and to act kindly to those I find difficult to like, help me to receive your spirit through prayer and worship, fellowship and service so that the fruit of the spirit will grow in me to your glory.


Sunday, 7th September 2014

Please pray for Chaise, Jet and  Nhiall their parents and godparents.

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.

International Day of Peace

Multicultural Event

5pm Saturday 20 September 2014

The Red Dove, 80 Keen St Lismore

Held by Remembering and Healing Inc

Beginning Experience

A weekend away (17th-19th October) for a lifetime of change, for those who have experienced loss through separation, divorce or death. At the weekend trained team members, give presentations which are followed by private reflection time and small group sharing.

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 every four to five weeks

Contact Lorelle or Margaret 6621 3200

Long Service Leave

Rev Mark will be away from the

25th August to 6th October 2014


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

Bible Society Prayer

Pray that their team in Iraq and other aid agencies stay safe amidst the crisis and are able to carry out their work to reach families in desperate need.

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.

for more information go to


or collect a flyer and donation form from the back of the church

Camp Ichthus

Primary Camp Ichthus (Years 4-6)

10am  28 Sept 2014 to 2nd Oct 2014

Camp Drew, Lennox Head

Cost $220

Return Application form to

Debbie Brabrook, 12 Gainsborough Way, Goonellabah 2480

Applications back of church.