Greetings St Mark's members. We're trialling an idea of sending weekly church notices and announcements as a weekly news post. Here's this week's notices:
Service for 14th Sunday after Pentecost - Readings: Exodus 12:1-14, Romans 13: 8-14, Matthew 18: 15-20; Hymns: Reckless Love; Wonderful, Merciful Saviour; Mighty to Save. Youtube service available here>>
St Mark's features as Story of Week - St Mark's Dalby's article "Lockdown cocoon produces butterfly beauty" recently featured as the LCA's Story of the Week. Read the story here >>
LCAQD Synod Cancelled - The LCAQD has made the difficult decision to CANCEL the Convention of Synod that had been set for 10 October at Redeemer Lutheran College, Rochedale. Read more about this decision here>>
Operation Christmas Child - Operation Christmas Child is now underway with shoeboxes available at Church office. Please get behind this important ministry if you can, and share the joy of Christmas with children in disadvantaged regions of the world. Find out more about OCC, where the help goes, how to pack your shoebox, and considerations during COVID here>>
Meetings this week - TEAM meeting is being held on Monday in the hall at 7.30pm, Admin meeting (that had been planned for Tuesday) is now on Wednesday 9th at 7.30pm, GROW Group catch up was set for Wednesday at 6.30pm (However, this is likely to be rescheduled - so Grow Group please keep an eye on the Messenger group chat for confirmation of new date and time). Check out our new calendar of events on the website. If you'd like to add your meeting or event - just contact Gayle in the office.
Rite of Communion - the Rite of Communion for St Mark's will be held again on the weekend of 19-20th September. Please note - Saturday's communion will be held at a different time of 4.00pm. As we are following a strict COVID plan, please register with Gayle in the church office you'd like to attend.
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Grow Update - The Grow Group took part in their third cluster meeting recently - this time looking at topic of "Understanding Faith at Home". To find out more about what the St Mark's "Grow Journey" is all about - read the update here or watch a Youtube version of the update here.
Faith@Home - Every week St Mark's shares a wonderful resource for families to use at home called "Faith at Home" offering devotion and activity ideas in a one-page summary - great for busy families to use. Check out Faith@Home here>>
Celebrations - Happy Birthday this week to Josh Noller, Karlee Peltz, Cass Schultz, Mark Schuurs and Ross Weier. Baptism anniversaries - Aiden Schelberg, Carolyn Bazley, Sonya Doecke. If we missed your birthday or baptism anniversary, please contact Gayle in St Mark's office.
Church Rosters - Check out if you are on the roster for next week here>>
For more information - Contact Church Office (open Tues- Fri 9am-1pm) on 4662 2364 or email firstname.lastname@example.org