MS Melbourne Cycle
Ten riders making up Hunter Clan will be participating in the MS Melbourne Cycle on Sunday 15th April. See the story in the April Olive Branch (p18) and hop online to make a donation to support their efforts and research for those affected by multiple sclerosis.
New subscribers welcome to With Love to the World 2018
Are you interested in having a quarterly daily devotion guide that provides a reflection on the next Sunday’s lectionary?
Become a subscriber for the remaining three copies of With Love to the World for $15.
Faye Findlay will be collecting $15 from anyone interested. She is one of your welcomers this Sunday.
(These additional orders must be placed this week so be quick!)
Mary Magdalene film – DAYTIME SCREENING
Did you miss out on the evening event? Join a small group of Out and Abouters at a daytime screening on Monday 16th April at the Nova Cinema, Carlton. The session starts at 1.10pm. Arrive early to purchase your ticket or purchase on-line ahead of the date. Contact Helen Rowe if you plan to attend or for further information.
Worship space screens
Both screens in the worship space have been replaced and the faulty one has been disposed of. The remaining screen is approximately 9 years old and in need of a new home. Please contact Ray Cameron, 0407 096 743. Details of the screen are as follows and a spec sheet is also available: Brand: Panasonic High Definition Plasma Display; Model No.: TH-65PF12WK
During worship on Sunday 22nd April we will bless and farewell John Venning who has moved to a nursing home in Berwick near his sister Dulcie. Dulcie will also be joining us for worship. After worship we will celebrate John’s 71st birthday.
Congregation BBQ lunch and Working Bee
On Sunday 22nd April the Community Team will host a BBQ and the Property Committee will hold our first Working Bee for the year. Jobs include: rubbish removal, gardening, clean out the shed, general cleaning, emptying compost bins, maintenance. Bring whatever tools you think will be useful. Contact Ray Cameron, 0407 883 654, to register your interest in being part of the fun.
The BUC camp is on again for 2018! This year we are together 27th to 29th April, and looking at “Bearing Fruit“. Once again, we are going to beautiful Adekate Lodge, only 90 minutes drive from church. Bushwalks, archery, dinner & show, worship, time to stop and chat – we have it all, and more. Make sure you catch the Early Bird Discount, closing on 8th April. The booking website is up and running
Wider Church News
Applicants are welcome for the Port Philip West Presbytery Administrator/Secretary position. Please note this is a re-advertised position.
ANZAC Day Service
Everyone is welcome to attend the Prayers for Peace ANZAC Day service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, 11am on 25th April. The preacher will be Fr Claude Mostowick MSC, Chairperson of Pax Christi.
Safe Church Training opportunities – April/May
Safe Church Training is being offered during April and May in the following locations – Melbourne CBD and Airport West UC. If you are due for your 2-yearly update or need to do the training for the first time please contact Helen Rowe for dates, locations and registration details. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or SMS 0423 009 813
Sacred Edge Festival
Take a moment to think about coming to Sacrededge – A festival of Spirit and Diversity,May 4-6, Queenscliff.
This unique, inclusive festival, features some of the best musicians and speakers from around the nation.In keeping with this year’s theme, Glimpse the Gift of Diversity, the performers come from a variety of backgrounds.
Sacrededge is proudly sponsored by Port Philip West Presbytery. Please help us spread the good news of Sacrededge.
For information about the line up check out: https://www.facebook.com/SacredEdgeFestival/
For line up and tickets: www.unitingqueenscliff.org.au