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8th October 2023 - Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Together Sharing Christ’s Love


Welcome to:

Redeemer, Macalister

St Mark’s, Dalby


Liturgical Colour: Green

The Sundays after Pentecost (known as the "non-festival" season of the church year) are the Sundays in which we concentrate on the growth of the church.

They begin with Trinity Sunday, and ends with "Christ the King" Sunday, where we focus on the end times, and the second coming of our Lord Jesus.

The Gospel lessons for this season concentrate on the teaching and ministry of Jesus. The Old Testament and Epistle lessons have a semi-continuous narrative, with the Revised Common Lectionary (which we customarily use) giving two options for the Old Testament lessons, either the stories of the Patriarchs through Genesis and Exodus, or the Prophets.

The liturgical colour for the Sundays after Pentecost (which comprises roughly half of the church year) is green, as this symbolises new life and growth.


ST MARK’S GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Christ Centred

Spirit Guided

Encouraging Discipleship

Inclusive

Witnessing to the Gospel


This week at Redeemer, Macalister (Yr A):

  • Readings – Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46;

  • Worship serviceRedeemer, MacalisterNO Worship service;

  • Bible Reader

  • Hymns (Mac)

This week at St Mark’s, Dalby (Yr A):

  • Readings – Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46;

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

  • Bible Reader – Kessler family;

  • Prayer of Church – Kessler family;

  • Hymns (Dalby) – 377; 246 AT; 152; 267 AT; 837; 848; 261 AT;

Meetings this week:

Mon 9th Oct – 500 Cards in church hall @ 7.00pm

Tues 10th Oct – Macalister Ladies Guild @ 9.30am

Tues 10th Oct – Men’s Talk on hall deck @ 10.00am

Tues 10th Oct – St Mark’s Admin meeting @ 7.30pm

Fri 13th Oct – John Platz Stamp & Coin Fair in church hall

Sat 14th Oct – John Platz Stamp & Coin Fair in church hall

Sun 15th Oct – Confirmation in choir loft

Every Saturday - Prayer group @ 7.00am

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


On The Noticeboard:

Ø 2023 Committee Members

Ø 2023 Church Rosters

Ø Girls Brigade

Ø Stamps for Mission

Ø TEAM & Admin minutes

Ø Dalby Arts Council Recital


Delicious & Delightful:

Thankyou so much to all the wonderful St Mark’s team who helped in the children’s area at this years festival. It was so pleasing to see the amazing volunteers that gave their time to our community. A special thanks must go to Kaylene, who as always ,has entertained the children and was an amazing clown.

God bless you all. Kind regards Judy Webster


LCANZ Local Mission Annual Appeal:

! ! Great News ! ! – Local Mission appeal envelopes have arrived. Your donation supports young adults like Joel Grieger, whom God is calling to serve as pastors and other vocations in the LCANZ. As well as Elsa Matthias (young adult ambassador with Lutheran World Federation, Member of LCANZ Committee for International Mission) discover a whole world of opportunities to serve in God’s kingdom. Envelopes available from the table in the narthex.


Maclagan Lutheran Women’s Flower Show:

Maclagan Lutheran Women’s Fellowship invite you to their annual flower show – 10th October 2023 @ Maclagan hall @ 10.00am with morning tea. Lunch provided. Admission: $20. RSVP: 2nd Oct to Janelle Cooper – 0428 744 291 or email: janelle.cooper1@bigpond.com


Dalby Regional Arts Council:

Our final concert for 2023, scheduled on Sunday 5 November, 2pm at Jimbour House - Drawing Room, features two past and present residents of Dalby. Tenor, Jacob Bulow was a past Dalby Christian College student, a member of Dalby Pipe Band, regular competitor at the Dalby Eisteddfod in both vocal and piano sections and also pianist at the Russell Tavern. Jacob is currently completing a Bachelor of Music at the University of Queensland. Jacob has kindly agreed to return to perform a wonderful selection of songs that speak to the struggles of man, including an original song. Jacob's accompanist will be well-known and much-loved local teacher and pianist, Myfanwy Schenk. Tickets available from FSD Pharmacy or online: www.dalbyartscouncil.com.au


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 always remember that it exists for and because of Christ

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

· For those who are persecuted for their faith

· For our law makers and legislators, that they may respect the law of God

· For athletes, sports men and women, and for all who manage and control sporting events

· For school students on holiday

· 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:

Peter Schreiber (Tues); Brian Weier (Fri);


Baptism Anniversaries:

Brock Hartwig; Logan Hartwig; Carlin 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 15 October 2023:

Morning Tea: Paschke;

Bible reader: Hensel;

Prayer of Church: Hensel;

LIVE Stream: Taylor;

Power-point: Brauer C;

Kids Zone:


Monthly Roster for October 2023:

Church Cleaning: Hartwig Garry; Reichelt E; (Oct 29 – 5th Sun – Renner; Pukallus)

Church Grounds: Hartwig Garry;

Stewards: Strand;

Welcoming: Kessler

PA: Ruhle;

Pastoral Assistants: Kowald K; Steinhardt V;

HC Servers: Strand T (1 & 8); Renner J (15, 22 & 29);


Macalister Roster for 15 October 2023:

Church Cleaning: Sonya Mc;

Bible reader: Delma W;

Cup of Tea (Nov): Ross & Janelle vP;

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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