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The Bulletin 1st February 2015

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 1st February, 2015

Epiphany 4

 

  1. ANDREW’S WORSHIP SERVICES

7:30am, Holy Communion — Rev. Alan Shaw/ Cathy Ridd

9:30am, Morning Prayer— Cathy Ridd/Rev. Lyndon Mulholland

11:00am, Wed 4th Feb, Holy Communion—Rev. Alan Shaw/Russell Cook ~~~~~~~

SERVICES IN OTHER CENTRES

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

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

Bill Scott Snr

~~~~~~~Mon, 2nd Feb, 10:15 am, Caroona Jarman, Holy Communion/Rev Alan Shaw

Tues, 3rd Feb, 10:30am, RSL Chauvel, Holy Communion/Rev Alan Shaw

Fri, 6th Feb, 10:30 am, Fromelles Manor, Holy Communion/Stephen Hall

 

 

Rector:                                                    Associate Priest:                   Young Families Minister:   

Rev Mark Harris                     Rev Alan Shaw                                       Rev Lyndon Mulholland

0413 955 790                                          0427 655 863

 

 

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Bulletin

 

 

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.

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AGM Nomination Forms 2015

Nomination forms for positions within the parish are available at the back of the church or if you wish to receive one by email please contact the office. All forms need to be submitted to the Parish Secretary( care of the Parish Office) by 5th February 2015.

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Parish Breakfast

8am, Sat, 7th February, 15

Parish Hall.

Guest speakers Ann Helmrich and Wendy Kilroy will speak about their recent Camino de Santiago walk in Spain

For catering purposes please place your name on the list at the back of the church or call the office on 66213200. Cost $10.

ALSO

There will be lamingtons for sale at $5 per HALF dozen on the day. If you wish to pre-order please see Wendy/ Dawn after the service or place your name on the list at the back of the church.

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PARISH VACANCY CONSULTATION

2pm Sat 28th March 2015 St Andrew’s Hall

Archdeacon Gail Hagon will lead this important interactive parish meeting.

Purpose: Rev Gail will hear where the parish is now, and explore with us where we want to be in 3 years time. What gifts do we currently have to make these dreams become a reality? What obstacles? What gifts will a new Rector need to make the ministry team (Body of Christ) complete? See Parish Vacancy Consultation insert for full details.

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Prayer Group

Commences Tuesday 3rd February 8:30 in St Andrew’s. People are welcome to come along and join with us in prayer for our Clergy Team, Parish and beyond. Enquiries Lorna Crowther 6621 3592.

 

Sincere Thanks

To all who prayed and sent messages to me during my recent heart surgery. Special thanks to the Clergy Team and to the ladies of the Tuesday Prayer Group. All is well by the Grace of God.

Lorna Crowther

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2015 PARISH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

10:30 am Sunday 15th February, 2015

St Andrews Church

Please bring a plate to share for morning tea before the meeting.

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Cursillo Ultreyas

Lismore—St Andrew’s Parish Hall 10am, 21st February 2015.

BYO Lunch

Contact Wendy Kilroy on 66 212615.

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EfM 2015

Education for Ministry (EfM) is a 4 year small group tertiary level program for laity who want to deepen their understanding of the Bible and their own call to ministry within the church. It covers Old Testament, New Testament, Church History and Theology, Ethics and Interfaith Encounter over the 4 years. Participants enrol for one year at a time.

The Lismore group will be starting again on Monday 2nd March, in the evenings at St Peter’s Goonellabah, and applications for new and returning participants are now available from Ray Houston and Helen Newton. We would like them back by Sunday 8th February to give time for materials to arrive. Enrolment fee for 2015 is $185, and there is also a group fee, due 3 months later, and a book needs to be purchased each year.

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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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Wedding

Saturday 7th February 2015.

Please pray for Xvan Do and Nathan Outerbridge who will be married in St Andrew’s.

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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.

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Clergy Annual Leave

Rev Mark is on annual leave plus long service from 28/12/14 to 29/3/15

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Rosters for St Andrew’s 2015

There have been changes to last week’s 9:30 rosters. New amended 9:30 rosters are now on mauve paper. Please find them at the back of the church.

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Eric and Norma Pearce

There has been a change of plans for Norma and Eric. Due to Eric’s ill health they will not be moving to Murwillumbah but staying in Casino closer to family. Please pray for their health and guidance for their future.

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Lenten Study for 2015

This year Lent commences on Ash Wednesday 18th February, 2015.

The study book Sacred Space has been ordered for Lent 2015 and will cost $5. If you are interested in buying one please place your name on the list at the back of the church.

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Anglican Diocese of Grafton

Annual Men’s Retreat

7pm, Friday 13th March, 2015 to Sunday 15th March 2015

Scouting Complex Glenreagh

Contact Richard Crandon 6681 5395

email: richardcrandon@bigpond.com

Bob Chambers 66583898

sandrachambers@gr8ideas.com.au

RSVP 1st March 2015

COST $100

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World Day of Prayer

St Andrew’s Anglican Church

This year we are the Hosts for the annual World Day of Prayer

7pm, Friday 6th March, 2015

Contact Russell Cook 6621 3095.

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Scripture in School

Helpers are need

There will be a meeting

Uniting Church

10am Wednesday 4th February, 2015

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Offertory Envelopes

Envelopes for 2015 are now available at the back of the church

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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~

Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness. (Matthew 9:35

 

 

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

 

Sunday, 1st February, 2015

Epiphany 4

7.30am, Dunoon & midweek

Deuteronomy 18:15-20                       p 136

1 Corinthians 8:1-13                                            p 131

Mark 1:21-28                                                         p 27        

9.30am & 6.30pm

Deuteronomy 18:15-20                       p 136

1 Corinthians 8:1-13                                            p 131

Mark 1:21-28                                                         p 27

 

Sunday, 8th February, 2015

Epiphany 5

7.30am, Dunoon & midweek

Isaiah 40:21-31                                      p 518

1 Corinthians 9:16-23                          p 131

Mark 1:29-39                                                         p 27        

9.30am & 6.30pm

Isaiah 40:21-31                                      p 518

1 Corinthians 9:16-23                          p 131

Mark 1:29-39                                                         p 27

 

 

God of compassion,

you have shown us in Christ

that your love is never ending:

enable us both to love you with all our hearts

and to love one another as Christ loved us.

Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ,

who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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A Prayer for Choosing a new Rector

Bountiful God,

give to this parish a faithful pastor

who will faithfully speak your word

and minister your sacraments;

an encourager who will equip your people for ministry

and enable us to fulfil our calling.

Give to those who will choose, wisdom,

discernment and patience,

and to us give warm and generous hearts,

for Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen

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The sick: Maree Kesby, Marie Cormick, Nathan Giles, Joan Sheaffe, Owen Miller, Olive Sheaffe, Judy Batterham, Fay Jolley, Anthony Sheehy, Robyn, Joyce Funnell, Maureen & Len Clapham, Peg Parry, Glen Simpkins, Joy Hutley and Bernice Robinson.

 

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

 

 

~ PRAYER OF THE DAY (COLLECT) ~

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