Today’s Bible talk
Today we conclude the ‘Jesus is___’ series as Jodie speaks on the topic ”Jesus is… returning” from Acts chapter 1 verses 1 to 11.
Annual General Meeting
We give thanks to God for our new office holders in 2018. Our Wardens are Ashleigh Browne, Geoff Chesher and Cynthea Smith. Our Parish Counsellors are Judith Harrington, Harley Mills, Andy Peters, Phil Pratt, Peter Taylor and John Wilson. Our Nominators are Judith Harrington, Harley Mills, Valerie O’Regan, Andy Peters and Cynthea Smith.
Children’s and youth programs in holidays
During school holidays our normal children’s and youth programs take a break until 6th May. We will be running a light holiday program during our 5pm service for the next two weeks. Parents and carers are required to accompany their children for the whole service, then during the bible talk, the children will attend a combined program.
Anzac Day March
Join the community of Oak Flats to watch the march from our carpark down to the Bowling Club. The march begins at 9am on Anzac Day, Wednesday 25th April, followed by a service at the club which our church will be represented by a prayer from Jodie and the the laying of a wreath by Simon and Jodie.
Chaplins and McNeills away
Simon and his family are now on leave until the 21st April. Jodie and his family will also be on leave from 16th April until the 24th April. Graham Errington will be available during this time. You can contact him on 0430 043 765 or 4232 4914 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office arrangements for holidays
Valerie will be absent from the office from Tuesday 17th April to Wednesday 25th April. In the meantime, our other staff will be monitoring our church phone and emails.
Men’s Dinner 1st May
Next term’s men’s dinner is not to be missed. Special guest Marshall Ballantine-Jones will address the critical issue of ‘Purity in a Porn-filled Planet.’ Central Hotel Shellharbour.
Les and Kerry Stewart Retirement Dinner
An open invitation for Les and Kerry Stewart Retirement Dinner on Saturday 2nd June 2018. $30pp for a two course meal. RSVP 28th May 2018 through The Burrill Pines office 4455 1224 or via email email@example.com.
Each week we need to receive $5,000 in order to meet our commitments. In the last calendar month, our average weekly giving was $4,745, leaving a gap of $255.
Up to the end of the last calendar month we needed to have received $235,000. Compared to that total we received $206,833, leaving a gap of $28,167.
Electronic giving is a great way to give! It helps us prayerfully plan our giving, and then the bank will help us keep that commitment, even when we may be unable to attend. To use your MasterCard or Visa to make a one-off donation or to set up regular giving, then securely provide your details by clicking on this link. Or, to give by direct transfer then these are the details. Account name: St Andrew’s Anglican Church. Account number: 00900445. BSB: 062 638.