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The Bulletin 14th December,2014

Office open Mon—Fri (9.00am-1.00pm)

19 Keen St

PO Box 378

Lismore 2480

Phone: (02) 6621 3200

 

 

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www.lismoreanglicans.org.au

office@lismoreanglicans.org.au

Fax: (02) 6622 8941

After Hours Mobile: 0412 657 036

 

Anglican Parish of Lismore

 

Sunday 14th December, 2014

Advent 3

 

 

  1. ANDREW’S WORSHIP SERVICES

7.30am, Holy Communion — Rev Alan Shaw/Russell Cook

9:30am, Lord’s Supper— Gary Murphy/Rev Lyndon Mulholland

11am  Wed 17th December, Holy Communion—Rev Alan Shaw/Russell Cook

This will be the last Wednesday service until 7th January 2015.

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SERVICES IN OTHER CENTRES

 

10:00am St. Matthew’s, Dunoon, Holy Communion— Rev Alan Shaw/

Russell Cook

7:00pm St. Matthew’s, Dunoon, Community Carols— Rev Alan Shaw/

Russell Cook

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

Bill Scott Snr

 

 

 

 

Rector:                                                    Associate Priest:                   Young Families Minister:   

Rev Mark Harris                     Rev Alan Shaw                                       Rev Lyndon Mulholland

 

 

 

Bulletin

 

Offertory Envelopes

Envelopes for 2015 are now available at the back of the church. Please take a box

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Ministry Centre Christmas Closure

The ministry centre will be closed 24/12/2014 to 5/1/2015

In case of an emergency you may call Rev Lyndon Mulholland 0412 657 036

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Clergy Annual Leave

Rev Mark will be taking annual leave plus long service from

28/12/14 to 29/3/15

Rev Alan 26/12/14 to 18/1/15.

Rev Lyndon 26/12/14 to 2/1/15

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Parish Council Meeting

Parish Councillors will meet this

7pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

in the Ministry Centre

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Christmas Bowl Appeal

Envelopes for this years Christmas bowl appeal are on the mission table if you wish to donate by cheque or credit card. Donations are tax deductable.

An offering after each service will be taken on the 21st December 2024.

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Parish Preschool Christmas Services and Parties 2014

St Andrew’s

Monday 15th December 9:30am

Wednesday 17th December 9:30am

Thursday 18th December 9:30am

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Christmas Carols at Caroona

Caroona Jarman

6pm Monday 15th December 2014

Special guests Daniel & Sarah Phelps

Kadina High School Ensemble with Inspired Voices Choir

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Large Print TIS

We are unable to buy Together in Song  in large print. (it is out of print)

At present we are enlarging copies of the hymns as we need them and they are available at the back of the church  in white folders. Please return them after the service so we can keep adding to them.

Reminder there are large print  copies of the prayer book in the blue folders at the back of the church. Ask a sides person if you want one.

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TO-NIGHT

Community Carols in the Church

St Matthew’s Dunoon

7pm. 14th December 2014.

For anyone who wishes to come along and sing carols. Enjoy a cuppa and Christmas cake after the service.

This is not a Worship Service

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Celebration of Nine Lessons & Carols

St Andrew’s  Anglican Church

7:30pm Sunday 21st November 2014

Presented by combined Churh choirs from St Andrew’s and St Carthages under the direction of organist Warren Whitney

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Sunday Journal

Your new Sunday Journal No.112 is at the back of the church for collection.

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HELP needed for Christmas Services

Can you help out with any of our Christmas Services? If you can please put your name on the lists provided at the back of St Andrew’s

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Australian Anglican Church Calendar 2015

We now have our calendars for 2015 please collect from the office $13each.

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Parish Pantry 138

During November 138 people were  given food parcels.  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 & EGG CARTONS

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Centenary Celebration DVD

The DVDs of the celebration are here.

They will be available for collection  after each service or the office. $20

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HOME VISITS

and or Communion

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

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2015 PARISH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The 2015 Parish Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 15th February 2015

 

PLEASE NOTE

 

Parish Council has resolved that items for debate or discussion covered under General Business on the agenda will need to be lodged in writing with the Parish Secretary ONE MONTH prior to the Annual General Meeting.

This is consistent with AGM procedures held in adjoining parishes and allows for informed dialogue and effective meeting practice.

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Ministry Matters

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

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Volunteers Needed

We are urgently looking for a volunteer for Friday mornings 9:00 to 1:00pm to assist in the Ministry Centre. Contact Lorelle/Margaret 66213200

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SERVANTHOOD

Would you consider offering your gifts & talents by joining one of the many teams within our parish that make our church such a vibrant faith community? Worship service roles (reading, welcoming, sides, chapel prayer, leading intercessions, chalice assistant, morning tea), cleaning, brass, flowers, Lawn Barbers, catering, Court Care, Op Shop, Soup Kitchen Chicken Runners, music (choir, contemporary), bellringing, children’s ministry (Kids Church, Toddler Time, Messy Church), fundraising, & special events (Christmas Shop, Market Day, etc.) are all important activities of our church that need people like you. Free training cheerfully provided. Please prayerfully consider how you might offer yourself in service as a gift to our Servant King. Ask your ministry team & LLMs.

Rosters 2015

Our rosters are in need of updating and we need new volunteers. Anyone who is interested please contact Lorelle or Margaret 66213200

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Confirmation Service 2015

Our Confirmation service with Bishop Sarah will be at St Andrew’s

9:30am. 9th August 2015

For more information contact the Ministry Centre 66213200.

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Hearing Loop (for the Hearing Impaired). First 5 rows from the front in the Nave of St. Andrew’s Church

Toilets (inc. Disabled) Inside St. Andrew’s Parish Hall.  M & F also outside down steps west end of Hall.

Baby Change Station: Located in disabled toilets in Parish hall.

Mobile Phones:  Please turn your mobile phone to silent during worship services.

Parking in Church grounds: Please be considerate of those who have mobility issues.

Large Print Prayer Books: Available from sides-people at the back of church.

 

 

 

~Scripture Sentence~

Bind up the broken-hearted, proclaim liberty to the captives and release to the prisoners, proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour, the day of vengeance of our God. Isaiah 61:1-2

 

The Anglican Parish of Lismore in the Diocese of Grafton is committed to protecting your privacy.

The people on this sick list have requested prayers at this time. Please inform the Parish Office of any changes.

 

 

 

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

 

Sunday 14th December 2014

Advent 3

7.30am, Dunoon & midweek

Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11                                p536

1 Thessalonians 5:12-28                      p159

John 1:6-8, 19-28                                   p70

9.30am & 6.30pm

1 Thessalonians 5:12-28                      p159

John 1:6-8, 19-28                                   p70

 

 

Sunday 21st December 2014

Advent 3

7.30am, Dunoon & midweek

2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16                                              p219

Romans 16:25-27                                  p126

Luke 1:26-38                                                          p43

9.30am & 6.30pm

2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16                                              p219

Romans 16:25-27                                  p126

Luke 1:26-38                                                          p43

 

 

Eternal God,

you sent John the Baptist

to prepare the way for the coming of your Son:

grant us wisdom to see your purpose

and openness to hear your will,

that we too may prepare the way for Christ

who is coming in power and glory

to establish his rule of peace and justice;

through Jesus Christ our Judge and our Redeemer,

who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever. Amen

 

 

 

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~ PRAYER OF THE DAY (COLLECT) ~

We pause to offer prayers and thanksgiving that we bring to our celebration of the Eucharist.

 

 

Congregation Response to the Two Great Commandments:

~Scripture Sentence~

Bind up the broken-hearted, proclaim liberty to the captives and release to the prisoners, proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour, the day of vengeance of our God. Isaiah 61:1-2

 

The Anglican Parish of Lismore in the Diocese of Grafton is committed to protecting your privacy.

The people on this sick list have requested prayers at this time. Please inform the Parish Office of any changes.

 

 

 

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.

Lord, have mercy on us: and write your law in our hearts by your Holy Spirit.

 

The sick: Maree Kesby, Marie Cormick, Nathan Giles, Joan Sheaffe, Owen Miller, Joy Hutley, Bronwyn & Bill Gray, Judy Batterham, Lisa Hawkins,  Amy Kelly,  Anthony Sheehy,  Lorna Crowther, Robyn, Joyce Funnell, Maureen & Len Clapham, Peg Parry, Glen Simpkins and Bernice Robinson.

 

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