• St Mark's Dalby

28 November 2021 - First 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 First Sunday of Advent:

  • Readings – Jeremiah 33:14-16; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 1:26-38

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

  • Bible Reader – Brian Weier;

  • Hymns (Mac) – 611 AT; 609; 626;

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

  • Bible Reader – Brauer family;

  • Prayer of Church – Brauer family;

  • Hymns (Dalby) – 611 AT; In your hands; Light of the world; Arms of love; We three kings;

Meetings this week:

Mon 29 Nov – 500 Cards in church hall @ 7.00pm

Wed 1 Dec – Parish Council meeting @ 7.30pm at Chinchilla

Every Saturday - Prayer group @ 7.00am

Sun 5 Dec – St Mark’s Budget & Elections meeting @ 11.00am

Sun 5 Dec – Confirmation

Add your meeting or event with Gayle at the Church Office


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. It will take around 20 minutes. Paper form will be available soon!


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.


DCC Positions Vacant:

Dalby Christian College has available the following positions to commence January 2022, Grounds and Maintenance officer - full time and Receptionist - part time. For more information or to receive an application form please contact the College office on 4672 4222.


LCA Story of the Week:

In the wake of devastating and deadly bushfires in the Adelaide Hills in December 2019, Lobethal Lutheran School teamed up with Spring Head Lutheran congregation to establish an outdoor learning program and encourage local children to reconnect with the surrounding bush. The program has earned the school a national innovation award for 2021, while two other Lutheran schools have also been honoured.

Read the full story here>>


Happy Birthday this week to:

Janis Renner (Sun); Val Steinhardt (Thurs); Brian Strand (Thurs);

Baptism Anniversaries:

Lachlan Noller; Murray Paschke; Darren Weier; Erin Reichelt;

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 the church would always remain ready and watchful for the coming of Christ

· For the pastors Bishop John Henderson, District Bishop Mark Vainikka; Pastor Joel Pukallus and all pastors; and its continued witness to the world of the greatness and the holiness of God

· That those who are caught up in the worries of this life may be set free by the hope of the coming kingdom of God

· That we would see our lives from God's perspective

· That the coming season of summer may be one of rest and recreation for our land and its people


Church Rosters:

Church rosters are available on the website.

Check out if you are on the roster here>>


Weekly Roster for 5 December:

Morning Tea: Murray & Kaylene P; Gayle T;

Bible reader: Hensel family;

Prayer of Church: Hensel family;

Creative Cards: von Pein;

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 5 December:

Church Cleaning: Ross & Janelle von Pein;

Bible reader: Delma Weier;

Cup of Tea (Dec): Ray & Gail Weier;

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