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17th September 2023 - Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Together Sharing Christ’s Love


Welcome to:

Redeemer, Macalister

St Mark’s, Dalby


Liturgical Colour: Green

The Sundays after Pentecost (known as the "non-festival" season of the church year) are the Sundays in which we concentrate on the growth of the church.

They begin with Trinity Sunday, and ends with "Christ the King" Sunday, where we focus on the end times, and the second coming of our Lord Jesus.

The Gospel lessons for this season concentrate on the teaching and ministry of Jesus. The Old Testament and Epistle lessons have a semi-continuous narrative, with the Revised Common Lectionary (which we customarily use) giving two options for the Old Testament lessons, either the stories of the Patriarchs through Genesis and Exodus, or the Prophets.

The liturgical colour for the Sundays after Pentecost (which comprises roughly half of the church year) is green, as this symbolises new life and growth.


ST MARK’S GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Christ Centred

Spirit Guided

Encouraging Discipleship

Inclusive

Witnessing to the Gospel


This week at Redeemer, Macalister (Yr A):

  • Readings Exodus 14:19-31; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35;

  • Worship serviceRedeemer, Macalister – Worship service @ 7.30am;

  • Bible Reader – Ross von Pein;

  • Hymns (Mac) – 397; 277; 317; 364 AT;


This week at St Mark’s, Dalby (Yr A):

  • Readings – Exodus 14:19-31; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35;

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

  • Bible Reader – Kruger family;

  • Prayer of Church – Kruger family;

  • Hymns (Dalby) – Living hope; Hear the call of the kingdom; How deep the Father’s love; 354 AT; Refiner’s fire; Salvation belongs to our God;

Mon 18th Sept – Coffee n Craft on hall deck @ 9.30am

Mon 18th Sept – 500 Cards in church hall @ 7.00pm

Tues 19th Sept – Men’s Talk on hall deck @ 10.00am

Tues 19th Sept – St Mark’s Pastoral Assistants meeting @ 7.30pm

Every Saturday - Prayer group @ 7.00am

Add your meeting or event at St Mark's church office


On The Noticeboard:

Ø 2023 Committee Members

Ø 2023 Church Rosters

Ø Girls Brigade

Ø Stamps for Mission

Ø TEAM & Admin minutes


Operation Christmas Child Shoebox:

Boxes are available from the church office to collect and fill, please include the $12.50/box for postage. Individual items can be left in the plastic box under the table in the narthex. Monetary donations are most welcome. Boxes can be left at the church office no later than the 1st October.

Dalby Churches Together:

Escape to the Country – St John’s Anglican church – Wednesday 27th September. RSVP: 20th Sept.


LCANZ Local Mission Annual Appeal:

! ! Great News ! ! – Local Mission appeal envelopes have arrived. Your donation supports young adults like Joel Grieger, whom God is calling to serve as pastors and other vocations in the LCANZ. As well as Elsa Matthias (young adult ambassador with Lutheran World Federation, Member of LCANZ Committee for International Mission) discover a whole world of opportunities to serve in God’s kingdom. Envelopes available from the table in the narthex.


Open garden day @ 101 Wellcamp/Westbrook Rd, Wellcamp on Saturday 7th October, 2023. In aid of St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Oakey. More info contact Gloria on 0428 432 385.


Maclagan Lutheran Women’s Flower Show:

Maclagan Lutheran Women’s Fellowship invite you to their annual flower show – 10th October 2023 @ Maclagan hall @ 10.00am with morning tea. Lunch provided. Admission: $20. RSVP: 2nd Oct to Janelle Cooper – 0428 744 291 or email: janelle.cooper1@bigpond.com


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 it would receive sinners with compassion and forgiveness

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

· For the Christian community, especially for those whose faith is weak

· For those who sin against us, that we might forgive them and that through us they may know God's forgiveness

· For ourselves, that we would have an attitude of forgiveness

· For our brothers and sisters in Christ, that we might be joined by the bonds of love

· For the dying, that they might live with the Lord

· For our confirmees: Kristian Becker, Jack Conway, Ryan Elder, Luke Elder, Heidi Jacobs, Elijah Kavney, Jessica Poulsen, Isabella Pukallus, Zoe Ruhle


Happy Birthday this week to:

Robyn Larsen (Mon); Colin Heintze (Wed); Susan Jacobs (Wed); Gayle Taylor (Wed);


Baptism Anniversaries:

Kirralee Schelberg; Laura Berlin; Ben Conway; Heidi Jacobs; Margaret McMillan; Ken Mitchell;

If we missed your birthday or baptism anniversary, please contact 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 24 September 2023:

Morning Tea: Volunteer;

Bible reader: Pukallus;

Prayer of Church: Pukallus;

LIVE Stream: Taylor;

Power-point: Hensel;

Kids Zone: School Holidays;


Church Cleaning: Kessler;

Church Grounds: Jacobs; Paschke; von Pein D;

Stewards: Toomey;

Welcoming: Toomey

PA: Johnson;

Pastoral Assistants: Weier B; Horrigan W;

HC Servers: Bartsch B (3 & 10); Hensel E (17 & 24);


Macalister Roster for 24 September 2023:

Church Cleaning: Graham & Delma W;

Bible reader: Graham W;

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


Safe Place for All

In observing Christ’s command to love one another, we’re to treat each other with respect and dignity. In honouring people, we’re also fulfilling our responsibility under the law of the land. The LCA is committed to implementing processes to ensure that the church is a safe place. If anyone feels they’ve been subjected to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in any form by anyone who holds a position of trust in the church, please contact:

Ph: 1800 644 628 (free call) Email: report.abuse@safeplace.lca.org.au

Mail: PO Box 519, Marden SA 5070

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