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7th January 2024 - First Sunday after Epiphany

Updated: Dec 22, 2023

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 first 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 – Genesis 1:1-5; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11;

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

  • Bible Reader – Colin Muller;

  • Hymns (Mac) – 123 AT; 429; 359 AT; 408 AT;

 

This week at St Mark’s, Dalby (Yr B):

  • Readings – Genesis 1:1-5; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11;

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

·        Bible Reader – James family;

·        Prayer of Church – James family;

·        Hymns (Dalby) – 429; Still; Holy Spirit; 349 AT; Wonderful, merciful, saviour; Great is the Lord;

 

Meetings this week:

Mon 8th Jan – 500 Cards in church hall @ 7.00pm

Every Saturday - Prayer group @ 7.00am

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

 

Church Office Closure:

Please note: The Church office will be closed from Monday 25th December until the Monday 8th January 2024.  Church Office will reopen on Tuesday 9th January.

 

ALWS Christmas Appeal:

ALWS envelopes are available from the table in the narthex.  This year your donation will go to those who are in need in Taban, Somalia.

 

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;

·        That God would keep his baptised people strong in faith

·        For all who have been baptised here in the last year

·        That the light of God's creating love would continue to shine on his creation

·        That those without faith would receive the preaching of God's word

·        That those weighed down with sin would find comfort in the forgiveness given through Christ

·        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:

Jeremy Bazley (Sun); Oscar Brauer (Sat); Leanne Heintze (Sat);

 

Baptism Anniversaries:

Trish Muller; Brendan Weier; Ben Jacobs; Megan James; Fletcher James;

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 14 January 2024:

Morning Tea:           Pukallus;

Bible reader:           Strand;

Prayer of Church:   Strand;

LIVE Stream:          Pukallus;

Power-point:           Pukallus;

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:                              Ruhle;

Pastoral Assistants:    Steinhardt V; Kowald K;

HC Servers:               Brauer C;

 

Macalister Roster for 14 January 2024:

Church Cleaning:    Graham & Delma W;

Bible reader:            Brian W;

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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