St Luke`s Uniting Church Highton MAY 3, 2015

St Luke’s Uniting Church Highton
174 Barrabool Road, Highton
Ph. 5244 2997
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.hightonstlukes.unitingchurch.org au
MAY 3, 2015
This news sheet is available on the website each Saturday evening
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Minister: Rev. Tony Johnson (Joncevski)
Phone 0421 331 894
Email: [email protected]
SHARING THE JOURNEY:
Ken Anderson will lead this segment of worship for May. If you would like to
promote an activity or share with the congregation, contact him on 5243 3626
or in person prior to the service.
MESSY CHURCH: We have another Request!! As you are probably
aware, the cooks for Messy Church start at 9.30 am preparing food then come
back at 4.00 pm to cook it. This makes for a rather long day for them. If you are
willing to be part of a team to wash dishes and generally clean up after the meal,
please put your name on the sheet in the foyer… You are most welcome to come
for the meal which is at 6.00 pm or just clean up from 6.30 pm onwards.
ST. LUKE’S WHEELS: During May Noel & Jenny Patchett will take
all ‘first calls”. Their phone number is 5241-9782. If you have a
Medical or Pastoral appointment and require transport, please
ring Joy. Please give 2 days’ notice.
ADVANCE NOTICE
ST LUKE’S GARAGE SALE
Saturday the 9th May 7.30 am
to 2.00 pm.
Antique Furniture & furniture,
Collectibles, Tools, Cake stall, Books,
Sausage Sizzle, Plants
LADIES EVENING FELLOWSHIP: On Thursday 14th May we will be viewing "The
Women of Empire 1914-1918" exhibition (the costumes & personal experiences
of Aust. & NZ women during the First World War) at the Wool Museum,
Moorabool St, Geelong.
If you wish to car-pool, meet at St Luke's car park at 10-30am or in the foyer of
the Wool Museum at 11am.
DUTY ROSTER
MAY 10, 2015
CLEANING
M. & E. BAUM
USHERS
FLOWERS
O. TOMKINS
KID’S CHURCH
MORNING TEA
N. & N. MCMILLAN
CAR DRIVING
SOUND
CONNECTIONS
WELCOMER
K. MCAVANEY
L. ROBERTSON
C. FINDLAY
POWERPOINT
READER
ORGAN
N. & N. MCMILLAN
D. & D. BATH
C. MANKS
J. & V. ENGLAND
I. POOLEY
R. ANDERSON
J. PATCHETT
HELP NEEDED: Mu Gay has obtained her Learners Permit and has to complete
120 hours of Driving Practice with a fully licenced Driver. If you can help for one
or two hours a week by accompanying Mu Gay in her parent’s car while she
completes this requirement please speak with Ken Anderson.
“Hurry Up and Slow Down” with Beth Allison. This is an event organised
by CWCI on Monday May 25 at 12.30 pm in the Moolap Baptist Church.
For more details see the poster on the notice board.
PRAYER REQUESTS
Prayer is considered important and is valued by the St. Luke’s community.
Pastoral connections ministry team offer several different prayer options for you
to consider, and these are listed below.
TO SUBMIT A PRAYER REQUEST.
Fill out a prayer slip found in the container on the back of each pew and place in
the gold box in the reflective prayer corner or personally hand it to Pam or Beth.
Prayers can be emailed or phoned, before 4 pm on a Sunday evening, to Pam
5243 [email protected] or Beth 5243 6874 [email protected]
These requests are forwarded to members of the Prayer Link and are always
kept confidential.
VISIT THE REFLECTIVE PRAYER CORNER.
Located at the front right-hand side, (north/west corner,) of the worship space.
Found here are aids for prayer and reflection such as: prayer tapers, reading
materials, books to record your prayers and answers to prayer, take home
reflection sheets and prayer request forms, or simply a quiet, peaceful area
where you can commune with God.
PRAYER DIARY.
You will find a prayer diary for the month in the weekly news sheet. Listed are
community and St. Luke’s activities for each week and you are invited to pray for
the events listed.
PRAYER GATHERINGS.
These gatherings are held twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the
month at 12.30 pm in the Vestry at St. Luke’s. A second gathering takes place at
the Manse 7.15 pm on the 1st Thursday evening of each month. Both welcome
new prayers.
JESUS CALLS US TO PRAY INDIVIDUALLY AND TO PRAY TOGETHER.
SERVICES NEXT WEEK
THURSDAY
2.00 pm Midweek Service
SUNDAY:
9.30 am Rev. T. Johnson
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LECTIONARY READINGS: MAY 10, 2015:
Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98;
1 John 5: 1-6; John 15: 9 -12.
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LAST WEEK’S STATISTICS
OFFERING:
ACTUAL: $1745
Y.T.D.
$31057
BUDGET: $1830
Y.T.D.
$31246
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THIS WEEK’S DIARY:
Mon
May
4
10.00 am
Asylum Seeker English
6.30 pm
Asylum Seeker English
7.00 pm
Geelong Chorale
Bella Mama
7.30 pm
Mission Outreach Ministry Team
Tue
5
8.30 am
BSF
9.00 am
Men’s Shed
12. 30 pm
Prayer Gathering
5.00 pm
Weight Watchers
Wed
6
8.30 am
BSF
6.30 pm
Rotary Star Search
6.30 pm
Welsh Ladies Choir
Thurs
7
9.30 am
Men’s Shed
Let’s Make Music
1.00 pm
Pastoral Connections Ministry Team
4.00 pm
Choir
4.30 pm
Youth Choir
7.30 pm
Trekkies – New Generation
Fri
May
8
9.30 am
Trekkies
Let’s Make Music
2.00 pm
Cottage by the Sea
4.30 pm
Messy Church
Sat
9
9.00 am
Welsh Ladies Choir
Church Office Hours: Wed - 10am to 12pm, Thurs – 10am to 12pm, Fri – 10am to 12pm
Des Bath on leave
FLY AWAY PETER
A FESTIVAL OF MUSIC IN GEELONG CHURCHES
REFLECTING THE SPIRIT OF OUR TIMES
this weekend
1st – 3rd May
Bookings through GPAC Box Office.
cost of individual events – including bussing & cuppas is $16.
8 SUPERB OFFERINGS – 40 MINUTE CONCERTS
FREE BUSSING BETWEEN VENUES – CUPS OF TEA
See poster on our St.Luke’s Notice Board for further details.
Choirs and top singers & players, both local & from Melbourne,
present a panoply of old & new music to suit every taste.
Some members of our own choir are involved and there is a
World Premiere by Malcolm John
at 1.30 pm on Sunday 3rd May at Christ Church in the city.
WITH LOVE TO THE WORLD: The current issue is now available.
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