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Bulletin

Anglican Parish of Lismore 

church

Sunday 2nd March, 2014

Epiphany 8—TRANSFIGURATION

 

 

 

ST. ANDREW’S WORSHIP SERVICES

7.30am Holy Communion — Rev. Lyndon Mulholland / Howard Brockington

9.30am  Baptism & Morning Prayer — Cathy Ridd / Rev. Mark Harris

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SERVICES IN OTHER CENTRES

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

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4.30pm St. Peter’s, Goonellabah, Messy Church— Rev. Lyndon Mulholland /

Rev. Mark Harris

ASH WEDNESDAY, 5th March

Imposition of Ashes & Holy Communion

8am— Rev. Mark Harris / Rev. Alan Shaw / Rev. Lyndon Mulholland

11am— Rev. Mark Harris / Rev. Alan Shaw / Russell Cook

5.30pm— Rev. Alan Shaw

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 Monday, 3rd Mar 10.30pm Caroona Jarman, Holy Communion— Cathy Ridd

Tuesday, 4th Mar 10.30am RSL Chauvel, Holy Communion— Rev. Alan Shaw

Fri 7th Mar 10.30am Fromelles Manor, 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 2nd March

Transfiguration

7.30am, & midweek

Exodus 24:12-18

2 Peter 1:16-21

Matthew 17:1-9

9.30am & 6.30pm

2 Peter 1:16-21

Matthew 17:1-9

 

Sunday 9th March

LENT 1

7.30am, & midweek

Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7

Romans 5:12-21

Matthew 4:1-11

9.30am & 6.30pm

Romans 5:12-21

Matthew 4:1-11

 

 


 

~Scripture Sentence~

It is the God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,”

who has shone in our hearts to give

the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

(2 Corinthians 4.6)

 

 

~ PRAYER OF THE DAY (COLLECT) ~

Eternal God, our glorious King,

whose Son Jesus Christ was transfigured on the holy mountain

and seen in splendour by his chosen witnesses:

grant us, his followers, faith to perceive his glory,

to listen to him, and to walk in his way,

that we may be changed into his likeness

from glory to glory;

for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever.

Amen

 

 

 

 


 

praying hands

Prayer points:

Þ  Our Bishop, The Reverend Dr Sarah Macneil as she embarks upon her work and witness as the      11th Bishop of Grafton.

Þ  Lord, show us ways to invest in your kingdom that will help us to invest our hearts there too.

Þ  Give thanks for the work and witness of the Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma).

Þ  The Diocese of Grafton; The Diocese of Adelaide; Parish of Ballina; all non-stipendiary ministers; for present ministry and mission and new initiatives.

Þ  Give thanks for the faithful people of this Parish and for the ministry that is offered by lay people.

Þ  God’s guidance as we seek to live more deeply into what it means to be Church in our time and place.

The sick: Geoff Foley, Maree Kesby, Ray & Marie Cormick, Nathan Giles, Faye Scherf,  Joan Sheaffe,  Ann Skamp, Luke, Veronica, Andy Ridd, Owen Miller, John Hanger, Andrew Hutley.

The bereaved: We remember Keith Parry, Rita Osborne and all who have gone before and pray for their families and friends.

 

 


Welcome to all as we gather to honour and worship the one true God. Please join us for a cuppa in the hall next door after the services.


font2Baptisms

Today, Sunday, 2nd March

Dominick John Matten

Please welcome and pray for Dominick, his parents and godparents.


Messy-Church-LogoMESSY CHURCH

Today, Sunday 2nd March

4.30pm at St. Peter’s


cursillo2Casino Ultreya

Sat 8th March

5.30pm start

Further info:

Wendy 6621 2615


sacred_space_for_lent_2014LENTEN STUDIES (SACRED SPACE 2014)

Now available $5 be quick—limited supplies. Also ABM Lent Study (free).


parish councilAGM & Parish Council minutes

At the rear of church.


abm2A.B.M. LENTEN APPEAL

Envelopes available from Ash Wednesday until Easter.

www.abmission.org/lent


Sydney23rd March in St. Andrew’s

Preaching at 7.30am Service

Archbishop Glenn Davies

Archbishop of Sydney and Metropolitan of the Province of New South Wales in the Anglican Church of Australia.

He is here to visit family in the area.


WDP_logo

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

7th March

“Streams in the Desert”

Written by Egyptian Christian Women

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LISMORE

St Carthage’s Cathedral, at 7pm.

Speaker: Sister Lorraine Pbv Director of Pastoral Care at St. Vincent’s.

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DUNOON

St Matthew’s, at 7.30pm.

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GOOLMANGAR

Goolmangar Hall at 11am, hosted by Mother’s Union. Lunch to follow.

Speaker: Glenda Schofield.

Everyone welcome.

Disabled access now available.


ash wedAsh Wednesday

5th March

Services 8am, 11am & 5pm

In preparation for our traditional Ash Wednesday services you are invited to return your palm crosses from previous years.

They will be burned and the ash used for the imposition of Ashes


retreatMen’s Retreat

Camp Eagle Eye, Glenreagh

4th-9th April

$100 (worth every cent).

Leader: Rev. Canon Dr. Robert Ireland

Enq: Bob Chambers 6658 3898

sandrachambers@gr8ideas.com.au

or Richard Crandon 6681 5395

richardcrandon@bigpond.com


sarah macneil 1Congratulations and Welcome to our new Bishop,

The Reverend Dr Sarah Macneil who was

Consecrated and Installed

as 11th Bishop of Grafton yesterday, Saturday 1st March.


bcaB.C.A.

Money Boxes, March opening.

Please leave with John Chaundy or Parish Office.


Lawn mowerLawn mowerlawnmowNEEDED—Lawn Barbers for St. Pete’s

Are you willing to go on roster to mow the grass at St. Peter’s Goonellabah?

Please call the Ministry Centre 6621 3200


uhaLismore Base Hospital Aux.

Sat 8th & Sun 9th March 9am-4pm

IDYLL HOURS GARDEN PARTY

1113 Dunoon Road, Modanville

Entry $10

Escorted tours 9.30am, 11am, 1.30pm, 3pm. Morning & Afternoon Tea, Lunch available. Plant sale, cake stall, raffle.

Tickets at Base Hospital Gift Shop

R.S.V.P. 28th Feb, Bookings Essential

Sue: 6628 4337  Colleen 6624 8813


smbcSydney Missionary & Bible College

6th April – 13 April 2014

A team of 7 men and 3 women from SMBC will visit our parish during the week before Holy Week to experience and contribute to

the varied ministries of an Anglican country parish.

Billets are required for the team members from Saturday evening 5th April to Monday morning 14th April. We understand team members have their own transport.

Can you please help with accommodation? Further details from Lorelle at the Ministry Centre phone 66213200.


audayAussie Sunday Lunch

Sunday 9th March

Give a welcome to new international students at Southern Cross University, Lismore (SCU). Some will be homesick. Some will be enjoying the adventure of living here. All need a warm welcome and friendship.
The aims of the Aussie Sunday Lunch are: to provide a community welcome to the new students; to facilitate meeting people within the wider community; to provide a cultural experience for overseas students.
SCU is grateful for your willingness to support the students in this.

Interested? Contact Robert Lingard, SCU. rlingard@scu.edu.au   or 0407 203 390


ahbHymn Books

Following a motion from the AGM, the Rector invites interested parishioners to join him in a working group to examine the need for new hymn books at St. Andrew’s. It is evident that our current Australian Hymn Books (no longer in print) are starting to feel their age.

This opportunity to be involved in “Ministry of the Word” will commence in March. Interested? Please contact the Ministry Centre 6621 3200.


NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING

2nd March 10am-4pm

In Canberra and around Australia

followed by

40 DAYS OF PRAYER AND FASTING

through Lent 5th March – 13th April

in your location

www.nationaldayofprayer.com.au


NCCC_AliensPoster_YC2014_lowres-190x220ALIENS

14th—16th March

www.mynccc.org.au