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The Bulletin 30th November.2014

Office open Mon—Fri (9.00am-1.00pm)

19 Keen St

PO Box 378

Lismore 2480






Phone: (02) 6621 3200

Fax: (02) 6622 8941


Anglican Parish of Lismore




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


Sunday 30th November, 2014

St Andrew’s Day

Advent 1



7.30am, Holy Communion — Rev Alan Shaw/Rev Lyndon Mulholland/Howard Brockington


9:30am, Morning Prayer — Gary Murphy/Rev Mark Harris

11am Wed 3rd December, Holy Communion—Rev Lyndon Mulholland/Russell Cook




10:00am St. Matthew’s, Dunoon, Holy Communion— Rev Lyndon Mulholand/Ray Nickel

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

Bill Scott Snr

Mon 1st Dec, 10:30 am, Caroona Jarman, Holy Communion— Rev Alan Shaw

Tues 2nd Dec, 10:30am, RSL Chauvel, Holy Communion—Rev Alan Shaw

Fri 5th Nov, 10:30am, Fromelles, Holy Communion—Stephen Hall


Rector:                                                    Associate Priest:                   Young Families Minister:   

Rev Mark Harris                     Rev Alan Shaw                                       Rev Lyndon Mulholland

0425 265 547                                          0413 955 790                                          0427 655 863










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




Offertory Envelopes

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


Ministry Centre Christmas Closure

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


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 26/12/15 to 5/1/15



If you received your bulletin electronically in the past well you can do so again, thanks to Phil Gosper giving Rev Alan and Margaret Weatherby instructions on the workings of our website. Everyone who has subscribed should be able to receive it from this week.


Cursillo Lunch

12noon Saturday 13th December 2014

All Cursillistas welcome

More information contact Wendy Kilroy 66216215 (evening)


Fund Raisers AGM

Sunday 7th December 2014

in the parish hall after the 7:30 service

All interested supporter are welcome.


Parish Council Minutes

Minutes from the November meeting are on the notice board.


Confirmation Service

Confirmation service will be

9:30am. 9th August 2015

For more information contact the Ministry Centre 66213200.


Compassionate Friends NSW

Candlelight Remembrance Evening

6pm, Sunday 14th December 2014

Church of the Good Shepherd, Bexhill

This service provides bereaved parents and supportive friends of families the opportunity to acknowledge the difficulty of facing Christmas and to light a candle in memory of their child or children

A light supper will be provided after the service. (A plate to share would be appreciated)

Enquiries to Glennys Gow 6621 4086

Dianne Rosborough 66215558


12th Birthday for our Bells

Today is the birthday of the bells in our tower.They were dedicated in 2002 and the ringers have been celebrating this weekend with special ringing.The actual back 6 bells though are a little older having been cast in 1831 and 1832 and now hung in their 3rd tower. So far there have been 3 peals, 4 half-peals and 144 quarter-peals rung in St Andrew’s tower as special performances.Everybody is welcome to come and learn to ring the bells, contact Margaret at the Ministry Centre 66213200







7th December 2014

Please pray for Sydney John and Tobi Anne Stroud–Watts  their parents and godparents.


Ministry Matters

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


Centenary Celebration DVD

The DVDs of the celebration are here.

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



and or Communion

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



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




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.


Parish Planning Day

6th December 2014

All Parishioners your Parish needs your input

9:30am Morning tea, 10am Start

St Peter’s Church. Deegan Drive

BYO Lunch


Volunteers Needed

We are urgently looking for volunteers for Toddler Time on Mondays 9:30 to 11:30 during school term time and Friday mornings 9:00 to 1:00pm in the Ministry Centre. Contact Lorelle/Margaret 66213200



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



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.




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.





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




~Scripture Sentence~

Andrew found his brother, told him, ‘We have found the Messiah!’, and then brought Simon to Jesus—John 1:41-42


‘Heaven and earth will pass away’, says the Lord, ’but my words will not pass away—Mark 13:31




Sunday 30th November 2014

Advent 1

7.30am, Dunoon & midweek

Isaiah 64:1-9                                                          p538

1 Corinthians 1:1-9                                              p127

John 1:35-42                                                          p70

9.30am & 6.30pm

Isaiah 64:1-9                                                          p538

1 Corinthians 1:1-9                                              p127

Mark 13:24-37                                       p38


St Andrew                             Everliving God,

whose apostle Andrew heard the call of your Son

and followed, bringing his brother with him:

inspire us, like him,

to offer ourselves readily for your service

and to tell others the good news of your kingdom;

through Jesus Christ our Lord,

who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit

one God, now and for ever. Amen


Advent 1                                            Eternal God,

through long generations you prepared a way

for the coming of your Son,

and by your Spirit you still bring light to illumine our paths:

renew us in faith and hope

that we may welcome Christ to rule our thoughts

and claim our love;

to whom be glory for ever. Amen




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,  Margaret Jarrett, Lorna Crowther, Robyn, Joyce Funnell, Maureen & Len Clapham, Peg Parry, and Bernice Robinson.


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