• St Mark's Dalby

19 December 2021 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Greetings from St Mark's & Redeemer

Notices for this week


ST MARK’S GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Christ Centred

Spirit Guided

Encouraging Discipleship

Inclusive

Witnessing to the Gospel


Service for Fourth Sunday of Advent:

  • Readings – Zephaniah 3:14-20; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18;

  • Worship serviceRedeemer, Macalister – Readings & Carols service – 7.00pm;

  • Bible Reader – various

  • Hymns (Mac) – 34; 627; 33; 2; 23; 632; 624; 633; 629;

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

  • Bible Reader – Steinhardt family;

  • Prayer of Church – Steinhardt family;

  • Hymns (Dalby) – 522 AT; 354 AT; Grace of God with us; Only a Holy God; 55 AT; 408 AT;

Meetings this week:

Mon 20 Dec – 500 Cards in church hall @ 7.00pm

Fri 24 Dec – Dalby Christmas Eve Readings & Carols @ 7pm

Sat 25 Dec – Macalister – Christmas Day service @ 6.30am

Sat 25 Dec – Dalby – Christmas Day service @ 8.30am

Sun 26 Dec – Macalister – NO SERVICE

Sun 26 Dec – Dalby – NO SERVICE

Every Saturday - Prayer group @ 7.00am

Add your meeting or event with Gayle at the Church Office


Church Office:

Please note: The church office will be closed from Monday 27th December 2021 until the 10th January 2022 (2 weeks). The office will reopen on Tuesday 11th January 2022.


National Church Life Survey:

If you wish to participate in the NCLS, the online form is now available. The link below is for church members aged 15 and over: attendersurvey.ncls.org.au

If you have a child aged 8 to 14 they are to complete the Child Survey at childsurvey.ncls.org.au

Our Church Code is: LA301201 - Dalby St Mark's Lutheran Church Dalby

The survey is anonymous. Paper copies of the survey are available!!


DCC College Chaplain for 2022:

Dalby Christian College is seeking a part time Chaplain to commence in 2022. If you are interested in the position which is 20 hours per week, can you please contact the College office via email office@dalbycc.qld.edu.au


Women’s Fellowship Annual Fees:

Women’s Fellowship Annual donations (membership) is now due, $30 it also includes Lutheran Women magazine and Newsletter. For those Ladies (and some Gents) who wish to subscribe to the Lutheran Women’s magazine only, is now $14. This includes postage. These magazine will posted directly to your postal address (please supply). Please see Chris von Pein before the end of December with your payment.

LCA Story of the Week:

A big part of Grow Ministries’ work is to develop resources that support families and congregations in their ministry to children and young people. As the end of the year approaches and we look forward to a new one, Director Jodi Brook highlights an updated resource that equips congregations to partner with parents to share and nurture faith.

Read the full story here>>


Happy Birthday this week to:

Asher Kavney (Mon); Joel Pukallus (Tues); Kurt von Pein (Tues); Brendan Weier (Tues); Shane Heintze (Wed); Trish Muller (Thurs); Michael Glasby (Fri);

Baptism Anniversaries:

Kathy Berlin; Gabby Noller; Desley Rose;

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


Prayers for the Week:

· For those in authority, such as Queen Elizabeth and her representatives; Prime Minister Scott Morrison and members of parliament; Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and state parliamentarians; and Mayor Paul McVeigh and local councillors; that they would have the wisdom to look beyond the here and now and plan for future generations

· For the Church, LCAQD; that it may be prepared for the celebration of the birth of Christ

· For the pastors Bishop John Henderson, District Bishop Mark Vainikka; Pastor Joel Pukallus and all pastors;

· For all Christians, that like Mary they may believe the word that is spoken to them

· For those who are caught up in the material preparations for Christmas

· For safe travel for those on holidays

· For expecting mothers (and fathers), for mothers who have lost children, and for women/couples who want a child but have not been able to have one

· For adoption agencies, orphanages, and those who take care of children

· For peace among families gathering together at Christmas


Church Rosters:

Church rosters are available on the website.

Check out if you are on the roster here>>


Weekly Roster for 26 December:

Morning Tea:

Bible reader:

Prayer of Church:

Creative Cards:

Kids Zone:


Monthly Roster for December:

Church Cleaning: Kowald;

Church Grounds: Volunteers needed;

Stewards: Hensel; Renner;

Welcoming: Kessler; Ruhle;

PA: Ruhle;

Power-point: Pukallus;

Elder: Vickie S; Kerin K;

HC Servers: Tom S (5 & 12); Cameron B (19 & 26)


Macalister Roster for 26 December:

Church Cleaning:

Bible reader:

Cup of Tea (Jan):




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