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5th February 2023 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Together Sharing Christ’s Love


Welcome to:

Redeemer, Macalister

St Mark’s, Dalby


Liturgical Colour: Green

Today is the first/second etc. Sunday after the festival of the Epiphany, (January 6th). 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 A):

  • Readings – Isaiah 58:1-9a; 1 Corinthians 2:1-12; Matthew 5:13-20;

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

  • Bible Reader – Graham Weier;

  • Hymns (Mac) – 500; 218 AT; 355; 511;

This week at St Mark’s, Dalby (Yr A):

  • Readings – Isaiah 58:1-9a; 1 Corinthians 2:1-12; Matthew 5:13-20;

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

  • Bible Reader – Strand family;

  • Prayer of Church – Fresser family;

  • Hymns (Dalby) – All heaven declares; Be still; Jesus, what a beautiful name; Go forth in his name;

Mon 6 Feb – 500 Cards in church hall @ 7.00pm

Tues 7 Feb – St Mark’s Women’s Fellowship meet @ 9.30am

Wed 8 Feb – St Mark’s TEAM meet @ 7.30pm

Fri 10 – Sun 12 – General Synod (Melbourne)

Every Saturday - Prayer group @ 7.00am

Sun 12 Feb – St George service with Pastor Ken @ 8.30am

Sun 12 Feb – Glenmorgan service with Pastor Ken @ 2.00pm

Add your meeting or event with Gayle at the Church Office


On The Noticeboard:

Ø 2023 Committee Members

Ø 2023 Church Rosters

Ø Girls Brigade

Ø Stamps for Mission

Ø Dalby Regional Arts Council Annual Celebration Dinner – 11 Feb, 2023

Ø Eva’s Place Gala Dinner – Sat 25 Feb, 2023

Ø AMPLIFY Conference – Sat 4 Mar, 2023

Ø Eva’s Place – Volunteer opportunities available

Ø Finke River Mission Newsletter


News from Tues 18th Parish Council meeting:

· Pr Stuart has begun to upload his sermons on to Parish web site. https://www.southwesternqldlutheranparish.com.au/resources

· Pr Joel - The year ahead dawns as an exciting one for the Dalby Ministry Area, with plenty of opportunities.

· Pr Ken – The work of the Holy Spirit through visits to remote properties has resulted in upcoming baptisms.

· 2022 Finances ended up better than budgeted but only due to the vacancy in the CM

· A lot of discussion about ministry throughout the Parish


Happy Birthday this week to:

Norma Hensel (today); Harrison Peach (Fri);


Baptism Anniversaries:

Rob Bartsch; Bev Mirtschin;

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


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 may be a light in the world, brightly showing God's good news

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

· For members of the congregation, that they may be salt and light in the world

· For those who teach the commandments of God

· For those oppressed by injustice

· For the hungry, refugees, the homeless, and those who lack even basics such as clothing


Church Rosters:

Church rosters are available on the website.

Check out if you are on the roster here>>


Weekly Roster for 12 February 2023:

Morning Tea: Steinhardt; Toomey;

Bible reader: Toomey;

Prayer of Church: Toomey;

Media TEAM: Hensel;

Power-point: Pukallus J;

Kids Zone: Sarah R; Rachel H;


Church Cleaning: Finch; McEwan;

Church Grounds: Johnson; Keys;

Stewards: Toomey;

Welcoming: Toomey;

PA: Johnson;

Pastoral Assistants: Barry Weier; Wayne Horrigan;

HC Servers: Tom S (5 & 12); Janis R (19 & 26)


Macalister Roster for 12 February 2023:

Church Cleaning: Brian & Lynelle W;

Bible reader: Colin M;

Cup of Tea (Mar): Nathan & Rose H; Shane & Leanne H;

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