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The Bulletin Sunday 5th February, 2017 Epiphany 5 Year A

Office open Mon—Fri (9.00am-1.00pm)

19 Keen St

PO Box 378

Lismore 2480

Phone: (02) 6621 3200




Fax: (02) 6622 8941

After Hours Mobile: 0412 657 036


Anglican Parish of Lismore



Sunday 5th February, 2017

Epiphany 5 Year A



7:30 Holy Communion—Rev Alan Shaw/Stephen Hall

9:30am, Holy Communion— Gary Murphy/Rev. Christian Ford

8:30am, Monday to Friday —Morning Prayer

11:00am, Wed 8th February, 2017—Holy Communion—Russell Cook/

Rev. Alan Shaw


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

Ray Nickel

6:30pm, St. Peter’s, Goonellabah, Evening Prayer – Bill Scott/

Rev. Alan Shaw


Mon, 6th Feb, 10:15 Caroona Jarman, Holy Communion– Rev. Alan Shaw

Tues, 7th Feb, 10:30am, RSL Chauvel Holy Communion—Rev. Alan Shaw

Fri 10th Feb 9:30am, Mary’s Grange, Holy Communion—Russell Cook



Rector Senior Associate Priest Associate Priest/
Rev. Christian Ford Rev. Alan Shaw Young Families Minister
Day of Rest Monday Day of Rest Friday Vacant





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



Fond Farewell!

All welcome to join us for a farewell cuppa or drink on Sunday 5 February from 3 – 5pm

at 40 Spring Valley Drive, Goonellabah prior to our moving to Canberra.

Ann and Keith Skamp


Toddler Time Resumes

9:30 am, 6th February, 2017

Parish Hall


Prayers for the Sick

From the beginning of February we are starting the sick list on the back of the Bulletin a fresh.

If you wish to be placed on the list for prayer please fill in the permission form available in your church. This is in accordance with the Grafton of Diocese Privacy Policy and Rules.


Clergy Retreat

Rev. Christian and Rev. Alan will be away in Grafton on 7th February, 2017.


Ash Wednesday Services

Imposition of Ashes

Wednesday 1st March, 2017.

Services will be held in St Andrew’s at 8am, 11am and 5:30 pm.


During Lent there will be a service of Holy Communion at 8:00am every Wednesday.


Thank You

Thankyou to everyone who decorated the church and brought morning tea

in celebration of Australia Day.


Save the Date

Combined Parish Church Service

8:30 am, Sunday 26th February, 2017

St Andrew’s Church,

This will be the only Sunday Church service in the Parish followed by morning tea and then the AGM.



10:30am Sunday 26th February, 2017. St Andrew’s Church. Nomination Forms for positions are now available from the Parish Office for collection or by email.

Forms are to be in to the Parish Office by 16th February, 2017.


To assist with printing have your reports into the Parish Office

ASAP they are due now.

The report may be emailed to office@lismoreanglicans.org.au or a hard copy sent in to the office.


If possible use the following format for your report Document: Microsoft Word

Font: Times New Roman. Size 12

Please prayerfully consider your involvement.


Shrove Tuesday

6:00pm, 28th February, 2017.

St Andrew’s Parish Hall.

Pancakes will be provided but please bring along your favourite topping.


World Day of Prayer

7:00pm, Friday 3rd March, 2017.

Lismore Uniting Church

Keen St, Lismore.


7:30pm, Friday 3rd March, 2017.

St Dymphna’s, Church, Dunoon.


Morning Prayer:

8:30am Monday to Friday

St Andrew’s Lady Chapel

Start your day well with Prayer


Caring and Sharing

Morning Tea

10am, Wednesdays

St Andrew’s Parish Hall


Tuesday Prayer Group

The Tuesday Prayer Group will resume meeting in St .Andrew’s Church at 8:30am, Tuesday 31st January 2017.

New members would be very welcome .For more information contact

Lorna Crowther on 66 21 3592


Shalom Bible Study Resumes

7:30pm, Monday 6th February, 2017

at Stephen Hall’s . More details please contact Stephen Ph 662180


St Thomas’ Wyrallah BBQ

5pm, 12th February, 2017.

All Welcome


Lenten Study

If you are interested in joining a group for a study over Lent please contact the Parish Office ph 66213200 and let them know of a day and time that suits you.


Men’s Retreat 2017

10th—12th of March, 2017


Leader: Rev. Matthew Jones

Theme: Give me a Drink

Cost: $100

Contact: Richard Crandon

Mobile: 0411 422 222


More information and application. See flyer in your church. Cost: $100


NEW St Andrew’s Church Rosters

Please collect your new revised 7:30 am and 9:30am rosters from the back of the church. These rosters will commence on the 12th February, 2017.



R.E.A.L Permanent Part Time Teacher Position & Casual/Relief

Religious Education Association of Lismore (REAL) is calling for expressions of interest for:- Permanent Part Time Teachers in Special Religious Education (SRE) and to assist with pastoral care at Richmond River High School.


Casual/Relief for Kadina, Lismore and Richmond River High School


Essential: Applicants must demonstrate a capacity to teach Christian Religious Education (SRE) and have experience in ministry with youth.


Desirable: Teaching Qualifications. Experience in Pastoral Care.

Any questions regarding this position please contact:

Lyn Lingard (Chairperson) Phone: 0434 061 964

Send applications including a resume and two references by email to:


or post to:

Chairperson R.E.A.L

PO Box 7021

Lismore Heights NSW 2480





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~

Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:16


Sunday 5th February, 2017

Epiphany 5 Year A

Isaiah 58: 1-9a                                   p533

Psalm 112 (Prayer Book)                                p344

1 Corinthians 2: 1-13 (14-16)         p127

Matthew 5: 13-20                              p3


Sunday 12th February, 2017

Epiphany 6 Year A

Deuteronomy 10: 12-22                  p130

Psalm 119: 1-8 (Prayer Book)        p349

1 Corinthians 3:1-9                           p128

Matthew 5: 21-37                              p3












We pause to offer prayers and thanksgiving that we bring to our celebration of Holy Communion.


 Faithful God,

you have appointed us your witnesses,

to be a light that shines in the world:

let us not hide the bright hope you have given us,

but tell everyone your love,

revealed in Jesus Christ the Lord,

who lives and reigns with you

in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God,

for ever and ever. Amen


Please Pray for: Wise stewardship of our resources and the ministry of core people and volunteers.

-Focused and effective outreach in our five centres.

-Increased participation in home study groups.



The sick: Maree Kesby, Olive Sheaffe, Joan Sheaffe, Peg Parry, Joy Hutley, Narelle, Len and Maureen Clapham, Deborah ,Margaret Doyle and Marjorie Murphy.


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


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


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