Come and join in the important task of tidying up the worship resources side of the Deaconess storeroom on Saturday 11th January, any time between 2-4pm. Saide & Ray Cameron will be delighted to receive your assistance. Any questions and to let us know that you are coming along please call Saide, 0407 096 743.
Ministry Team on leave
Peter Blair (Olive Way pastor) is currently on leave returning to work on Tuesday 14th January.
David Hall (CYYA pastor) will be on leave from 30th December, returning to work on Tuesday 21st January.
Ian Ferguson will also be on leave from 4th January, returning to work on Tuesday 21st January.
Pastoral Care and Concerns
Please contact a member of the Pastoral Care Compassion Team for any concerns during Ian’s leave: Glenice Cook, Gwen Arnold, Dani Chamberlin
During Ian’s leave we will welcome two more members of our congregation as preachers
Geoff Thompson, 12th January. Geoff is Co-ordinator of Studies – Systematic Theology at the Centre for Theology & Ministry
Graeme Garrett, 19th January. Graeme is a retired Anglican minister and author with a passion for the environment.
The Olive Way reopens for 2020 on Tuesday 14th January and the Olive Arts program recommences on Wednesday 15th January. All welcome.
A reminder to all regular contributors to the Olive Harvest (collection of annual reports) that the deadline for submission of reports is 24th January to firstname.lastname@example.org. Details are in the attached letter.
Fiona Bottcher will be ordained for the Ministry of Deacon on Sunday 9th February, 2pm at Brunswick UC. The service will be presided over by the Presbytery of Port Phillip West. We will be providing afternoon tea. Please contact Leanne Salau, 0449 912 092, if you can provide a plate of food and/or assist with setting up, serving or cleaning up. Thank you.