Weekly Bulletin for Sunday 13th September, 2020
Greetings from St Mark's - Notices for this week
Service for 15th Sunday after Pentecost
Readings - Exodus 14:19-31 - Romans 14:1-12 - Matthew 18:21-35
Hymns - The Old Rugged Cross - What the Lord has done in me - Salvation belongs to our God
Worship service: Youtube service available here>>
Sunday School ZOOM
This coming Sunday (13th Sept) at 10.30am with MaryAnn and Kirstine.
Check your email for the Zoom link.
Operation Christmas Child - Operation Christmas Child is now underway with shoe-boxes 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. Shoe-boxes due back early October. Find out more about OCC, where the help goes, how to pack your shoebox, and considerations during COVID here>>
Meetings this week -
Elders meeting will be held on Tuesday (15th Sept) in the hall at 7.30pm.
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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LCA Story of the Week
On 8 December 2012, Melissa and Peter McGuinness learnt of their 18-year-old son’s death in a tragic road crash that claimed five lives. Now Melissa shares their story with young people around Australia, hoping to facilitate change in driving behaviours and to spare other families from the grief of youth road trauma. Read the full story here>>
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.
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>>
Salvation Army are in need of some more volunteers for their family store if anyone has any time to help!!
Coffee 'n’ Craft are meeting on the hall deck on Monday 21st September commencing at 9.30am.
Budget & Elections meeting has been tentatively set for the weekend of 28th / 29th Nov.
Happy Birthday this week to:
Petrina Kucks, Zoe Ruhle, Robyn Weier and Delma Weier.
Kirralee Schelberg, Ben Conway, Heidi Jacobs, James Kessler, Ken Mitchell
If we missed your birthday or baptism anniversary, please contact Gayle in St Mark's 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;
For the Church, Dalby Ministry Area; that it would receive sinners with compassion and forgiveness
For the pastors Bishop John Henderson, District Bishop Paul Smith; Pastor Joel Pukallus: for all pastors, that they may use God's authority to forgive sins with wisdom and compassion
For the Christian community, especially for those whose faith is weak
For those who sin against us, that we might forgive them and that through us they may know God's forgiveness
For ourselves, that we would have an attitude of forgiveness
For our brothers and sisters in Christ, that we might be joined by the bonds of love
For the dying, that they might live with the Lord
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