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12th March 2023 - Third Sunday in Lent

Together Sharing Christ’s Love


Welcome to:

Redeemer, Macalister

St Mark’s, Dalby


Liturgical Colour: Violet

First Sunday in Lent: What is Lent?

Many Christians have heard of Lent, but do all know what it means? According to Merriam-Webster, Lent means "the 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Easter as a period of penitence and fasting."

Lent begins each year on Ash Wednesday, 46 days before Easter Sunday.

Lent is meant to be a time of repentance. That’s not a feeling of shame but an awareness that sin separates us from God and of what it cost Him to be reunited with us.


ST MARK’S GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Christ Centred

Spirit Guided

Encouraging Discipleship

Inclusive

Witnessing to the Gospel


This week at Redeemer, Macalister (Yr A):

This week at St Mark’s, Dalby (Yr A):

  • Readings – Exodus 17:1-7; Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42;

  • Worship service - St Mark’s, Dalby – Worship service @ 9.30am;

  • Bible Reader – Horrigan family;

  • Prayer of Church – Horrigan family;

  • Hymns (Dalby) – Here I am to worship; Mighty to save; I surrender; Redeemed by the blood;

Mon 13 Mar – 500 Cards in church hall @ 7.00pm

Tues 14 Mar – Men’s Talk on the hall deck @ 10am

Tues 14 Mar – St Mark’s Admin meeting @ 7.30pm

Wed 15 Mar – Lenten service @ 7.00pm

Fri 17 Mar – C.H.A.O.S. - Sardines

Every Saturday - Prayer group @ 7.00am

Add your meeting or event with Gayle at the Church Office


On The Noticeboard:

Ø 2023 Committee Members

Ø 2023 Church Rosters

Ø Girls Brigade

Ø Stamps for Mission

Ø Finke River Mission Newsletter

Ø TEAM & Admin minutes

Ø ‘The Angelique Duo’ @ Jimbour House – 26 March @ 2pm

Ø Dalby Churches Together


LCAQD Lutheran Services Lenten appeal 2022:

Lenten Services leaflets available from the narthex.

Our focus text for the 2023 appeal is: ‘Even to your old age I am he, even when you turn grey I will carry you.' (Isaiah 46:4a)

This text reminds us of God's loving care throughout life's ups and downs. Lutheran Services is one way that we as LCAQD put our faith in God's loving care into action. Our appeal this year will support the ongoing work of Hospital Chaplaincy and Mary and Martha’s domestic violence refuge.

HFT 2023:

Holiday Fun Time (HFT) is on for 2023 “Diving Deep” – Mon 3rd, Tues 4th & Wed 5th April from 8.30am – 12.30pm. You can now register your child/ren (Prep- yr 6) using the following link:


Dalby Churches Together:

Dalby Churches Together – Wednesday 22nd March @ St Joseph’s Catholic Church. Guest speaker: Fr Rod MacGinley. RSVP by 15th March.


HFT Training:

HFT Training will be conducted after service for all those involved with HFT on Sunday 19th & 26th March.


Prayer Points for the Week:

· For those in authority, such as King Charles and his representatives; Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and members of parliament; Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and state parliamentarians; Mayor Paul McVeigh and local councillors;

· For the Church, LCAQD; that we may obey your laws from the heart

· For the pastors Bishop Paul Smith, District Bishop Mark Vainikka; Pastor Joel Pukallus and all pastors;

· For the nations of the world, that they may receive the blessing of peace

· For all travellers, exiles and refugees, that God would guide them to a home to call their own

· For all who inquire into the Christian faith (and for members of the pastor's class)

· For those who preach and teach the gospel

· For the Jewish people, that they may look to Christ as their messiah

· For those preparing for baptism or confirmation at Easter

Happy Birthday this week to:

Mark Glasby (Sun); Bernie von Pein (Tues); Sylvia Schultz (Sat); Keith Peltz (Sat); Nikea Weier (Sat);


Baptism Anniversaries:

Le-Anne Schelberg; Emily Bartsch;

If we missed your birthday or baptism anniversary, please contact Gayle at St Mark's church office


Church Rosters:

Church rosters are available on the website.

Check out if you are on the roster here>>


Weekly Roster for 19 March 2023:

Morning Tea: Croft; Johnson;

Bible reader: Kessler;

Prayer of Church: Kessler;

Media TEAM: Hensel;

Power-point: Reichelt;

Kids Zone: MaryAnn K; Charlie B;


Church Cleaning: Strand; Toomey;

Church Grounds: Peltz; Renner;

Stewards: Strand;

Welcoming: Kessler;

PA: Strand;

Pastoral Assistants: Murray Paschke; Aimee Johnson;

HC Servers: Rob B (5 & 12); Elissa H (19 & 26);


Macalister Roster for 19 March 2023:

Church Cleaning: Nathan & Rose H; Shane & Leanne H;

Bible reader: Graham W;

Cup of Tea (Apr): Brian & Lynelle W;

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