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Christ Church - ​The Anglican Church on Agitation Hill

St John's, Chewton​

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Notices & Announcements
SEPTEMBER 16th 2018
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Prayer of the Week

  
O God, without you we are not able to please you:
mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts;
through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
  
FROM THE RECTOR
THE WEEK AHEAD
HOLIDAYS – HURRAY HURRAY!!
I will be away until Saturday 29th September. In the meantime, enjoy Canon Dr Charles Sherlock and Bp Jeremy who will take services in my absence. Any pastoral matters, please call Bp Jeremy (5472 1074) or one of the wardens. Anne
 
FROM BISHOP JEREMY
Anne has asked me to take pastoral calls while she is away. I shall also be away Friday 14th till Tuesday 18th. Bishop Jeremy, 5472 1074

(While +Jeremy is away, any pastoral calls can be made to Fr Des Benfield on 0407 569 739)
  
            
  
Sun 16 Sept        8am Eucharist, Christ Church
                             10am Sung Eucharist
                             5pm Healing service

Mon 17               3.30pm Into the silence, St John’s  

Wed 19               10am Eucharist, Castlemaine

Thurs 20             8am Meditation,
                             Unit 9 at Crawford Close
  
  
              
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REFUGEE FUND

HEALING SERVICE - SUNDAY 16th Sept 5pm

Donation Envelopes for this ongoing appeal are available at the back of the church.

                          
This healing service will take the form of music, a short meditation followed by prayer.

All are welcome.
  
                               
PRAYERS
PLEASE PRAY FOR:   

Ahmed & Tehereh, Jean, Lynn, Rebecca, Ashleigh, Lucy, Rick, Judy, Penny L, Helen Chenhall, Clive & Elizabeth, Liz, Val Casbolt, Joseph, John, Kris, Rachel, Jade, Jaara, Mary

THE DEPARTED:   

Tony Steiner, May Thornbury, Barbara Robinson
  
  

Please give names of the departed and those needing prayer to Rev Anne (office - 5472 1377)   or   Christine at cagardener.king9@gmail.com

  
ONGOING
PRAYER CHAIN

Our prayer chain continues to pray for those who need our support.

Please contact Fran Scutt- email fredog29@tpg.com.au or phone 5472 4858   OR
0456 603 948. Your prayer request is confidential to those on the prayer chain.

  
PRAYER CHAIN REVIEW
The prayer chain is being reviewed again. If you would like to delete a name or add a name, please contact Fran on 5472 4858 – or 0456 603 948 or fredog29@tpg.com.au
  
  
  

THURSDAY MEDITATION

While Anne is away, Thursday morning meditation is being held at Christine’s house (unit 9 at Crawford Close between office and hall), 7:45 for 8am.

All are welcome.  
FAIR ON THE HILL
MAJOR RAFFLE PRIZE:
we are collecting new gardening items to put in the wheelbarrow for our major raffle prize this year. Please see the notice in the church porch. If you donate an item, please tick it off the list so that we don’t have duplicates.

ALSO NEEDED:
  
  • Small gifts for show bags and lucky dips (Alex)
  • $10 towards petrol voucher raffle (Alex)
  • Goodies for Christmas hamper prize (Alex)
  • Good clothing (Helen McEwen)
  • Trash n Treasure – will collect (Tom)
  • Treasures, china, collectables (Marianne – leave in office)
  • Jams, preserves (Danni – leave in office)

  • Help needed on the day see list in porch.
  

                               
THANK YOU
‘The Leaf has a Song in it’
​UNITING CHURCH, SAT 6 OCTOBER
  THANK YOU to everyone who assisted with catering and help on the day for Barbara Robinson’s funeral last Tuesday, it was very much appreciated. Hilary and Helen
  
                        
You are invited to come along to ‘The Leaf has a Song in it’, a chance to delve deeper into and experience our soul connection with each other and the world around us.

There will be a wide range of workshops on poetry, dance, creating a mandala, storytelling. You can also learn about permaculture and energy in all forms, explore eco-spirituality, and learn how to weave with natural materials, go on a weed walk and more.

A family-friendly program suitable for children primary school aged and above will be provided.

We will eat a delicious, sustainably sourced lunch together around a long table and it will be a chance for people to find out about other groups in Castlemaine offering things in this space.

Tickets - $50, $25 concession, $10 kids, $100 family, are available from
https://www.trybooking.com/XHJS

Contact Cath James for more info – on cathjames42@gmail.com or 0438 504 394
  
                               
COMPLAINTS?
OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS KOOYOORA LTD
The Anglican diocese of Bendigo expects the highest standards of service from its clergy and lay people.

If you have a complaint, call 1800 135 246
(This is a free call.)

The diocese is a full participant in the uniform professional standards scheme managed by an independent professional standards organisation, Kooyoora Ltd.

A phone call to the above number will mean that your complaint will be handled by the staff of Kooyoora Ltd. who operate professional standards for the Anglican Dioceses of Bendigo and Melbourne.

This is an independent objective process adopted by the Anglican Diocese of Bendigo in 2016
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