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19th March 2023 - Fourth 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.


Christ Centred

Spirit Guided

Encouraging Discipleship


Witnessing to the Gospel

This week at Redeemer, Macalister (Yr A):

This week at St Mark’s, Dalby (Yr A):

  • Readings – 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41;

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

  • Bible Reader – Youth member;

  • Prayer of Church – Youth member;

  • Hymns (Dalby) – Glory; Goodness of God; At the cross; The blessing;

Mon 20 Mar – Coffee n Craft on hall deck @ 9.30am

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

Tues 21 Mar – St Mark’s Pastoral Assistants meeting @ 7.30pm

Wed 22 Mar – Dalby Churches Together @ St Joseph’s Catholic church @ 6.00pm

Wed 22 Mar – Lenten service @ 7.00pm

Every Saturday - Prayer group @ 7.00am

Add your meeting or event with Gayle at the Church Office

Notification of meeting:

James Kessler (Chair) as announced on Sunday 12 March 2023 is calling a meeting prior to commencement of service on Sunday 26 Mar 23 to ratify the motion from 12 December 2022 being:

Moved Keith Peltz, ‘ on behalf of the Nominations Committee presented Aimee Johnson for the position of Pastoral Assistant as per the written nomination submitted by Pastor Joel Pukallus and Gayle Taylor”

Seconded Cameron Brauer. Carried (On the day)

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 those who are blind and for all who work with them and provide them with tools to live their daily lives

· For those whom our society rejects

· For those who seek to see Christ in faith

· For those blinded by doubt or despair

· For those preparing for baptism or confirmation at Easter

Happy Birthday this week to:

Tom Davis; (Sun); Audrey Fresser (Tues); William Elder (Sat);

Baptism Anniversaries:

Gail Bartsch; Henry Brauer; Ryan Elder; Luke Elder; Chester Kucks;

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 26 March 2023:

Morning Tea: Horrigan; Pukallus;

Bible reader: Hensel;

Prayer of Church: Hensel;

Media TEAM: Reichelt;

Power-point: Pukallus J;

Kids Zone: Mary Ann K; Rachel H;

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 26 March 2023:

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

Bible reader: Colin Muller;

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

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