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21st January 2024 - Third Sunday after Epiphany

Together Sharing Christ’s Love

 

Welcome to:

Redeemer, Macalister

St Mark’s, Dalby

 

Liturgical Colour: White

The Epiphany of our Lord is celebrated on 6 January.

Today is the third Sunday after the festival of the Epiphany.  The word Epiphany means a sudden or great realization or revelation and it is celebrated as the first appearance of Christ to the Gentiles, when the Magi (Wise men) came to worship him.  In the Lutheran church, this season runs from the day of Epiphany until Ash Wednesday and includes the baptism of Jesus.

 

ST MARK’S GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Christ Centred             

Spirit Guided                          

Encouraging Discipleship

Inclusive                       

Witnessing to the Gospel

 

This week at Redeemer, Macalister (Yr B):

  • Readings – Jonah 3:1-5, 10; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20;

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

  • Bible Reader – Delma Weier;

  • Hymns (Mac) – 6 AT; 361; 397 AT; 647;

 

This week at St Mark’s, Dalby (Yr B):

  • Readings – Jonah 3:1-5, 10; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20;

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

  • Bible Reader – James family;

  • Prayer of Church – James family;

  • Hymns (Dalby) – My redeemer lives; 23 AT; 217 AT; 6 AT; 62 AT; Prince of peace;

   

Meetings this week:

Mon 22nd Jan – 500 Cards in church hall @ 7.00pm

Tues 23rd Jan – Men’s Talk on hall deck @ 10.00am

Wed 24th Jan – Parish Council meeting @ 7.00pm, via ZOOM

Every Saturday - Prayer group @ 7.00am

Sun 28th Jan – Confirmation begins in the choir loft @ 11.00am

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

 

On The Noticeboard:

Ø Girls Brigade

Ø Stamps for Mission

Ø TEAM & Admin minutes

Ø Chappy News (Term 4)

 

C.H.A.O.S.:

C.H.A.O.S. Ministry will be starting on the Friday 2nd February.  More details to follow.

 

Macalister Ladies Guild:

There will be NO February meeting for Ladies Guild at Macalister.  Meetings will start in March.

 

Time Out Devotion Book:

There is one (1) Time Out devotion book available from church office if anyone is interested ($28)

 

Across the Pacific Tour 2024:

An upcoming concert at St John’s Anglican Church in Dalby on Tuesday January 23rd at 6:30pm.  The show features Vanessa Quai from Vanuatu, who is an internationally acclaimed gospel, reggae and pop singer, and Melissa Buchholz on piano.  The program at the Dalby event will be largely gospel orientated and her music is full of positive and uplifting messages.  Flyer on noticeboard for more info.

  

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 the church would boldly confess the name of Christ before the world

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

·        For those who spread the gospel - that they would receive encouragement from God

·        That all those who hear God's word would repent and believe

·        That those who are afraid of God's anger would find his mercy in Jesus

·        That those trapped in cycles of addiction or violence or crime might know the freedom that repentance brings

·        For those near death, whose appointed time has grown short

·        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:

Mark Noller (Thurs);

 

Baptism Anniversaries:

Bev Ruhle;

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 28 January 2024:

Morning Tea:           Kessler;

Bible reader:           Kruger;

Prayer of Church:   Kruger;

LIVE Stream:          Hensel;

Power-point:           Hartwig;

Kids Zone:             School Holidays;

 

Monthly Roster for January 2024:

Church Cleaning:       Glasby; Kucks;

Church Grounds:       Kowald; Kucks D;

Stewards:                  Paschke; Kucks J;

Welcoming:               VOLUNTEERS

PA (Sound):              Ruhle;

Pastoral Assistants:  Steinhardt V; Kowald K;

HC Servers:              Brauer C;

 

Macalister Roster for 28 January 2024:

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

Bible reader:            Trish M;

Cup of Tea (Feb):    Graham & Delma 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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