Newsletter 12th June 2016

Newsletter 12th June 2016

Sunday 12th June 2016

Sounds of Silence  –  this Sunday
Meeting at 8.15 am in the bottom hall for reflection on Poetry.
An opportunity for a time of quiet contemplative reflection – please feel welcome to join us.
Lee O’Connell
Cans of Food
Cans of Soup, Baked Beans, Casserole type meals, etc. are very welcome!   All donations are delivered to Uniting Communities who in turn distribute them to those in need.   Please leave any contributions at the back of the church.
Wider Church
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Coming Events
Put this date in your diary  –  Saturday Evening 13th August
Authentic Outback Campfire & BBQ at the home of Michael and Lee O’Connell.
Money raised will help with the purchase of freshwater tanks in Kiribati.    More details to come.
Packing Day
A big thank you to Ros Howland for the fantastic job she did with the organizing of Packing Day.  Also thanks to all the volunteers who helped in so many different ways – too numerous to mention!
A photo showing one of the ‘lovely ladies’ who not only was involved in crocheting the many rugs we received, but who delivered them to our Church.
for more details
Trysport – Youth Ball
Fridays, 5pm to 7pm  Modbury High School Community Gym
2 hours of basketball for year 5 to year 9’s.   5 players per team on court, rotating 15 minutes games.
We will make up the teams for single players and friends or come as a team of friends.  Cost is $10
For further information contact Peter Skinner on mobile 0403 497 247 or email
Saturday night 3 0n 3 comp. also starts soon for year 8 to year 12’s.
For further information on this contact Drew on 0401 024 417 or email
Writing Group
Do you have a passion for Writing?    –    Poetry?    Fiction?    True Stories?    Short Stories?
We would love you to attend our new Athelstone Writing Group.  We will meet once a month and share each other’s work, giving constructive criticism, with the aim of putting up a polished piece in writing competitions.
Our first meeting will be on Thursday 14th July at 7.00 pm at the Church.
Please contact Matthew Barker on 0416 620 913 if you would like to b e involved.
Church Rosters for July, August & September
Hi Folks it is nearly time again to make up the rosters for the next 3 months.  Please contact me with any special dates, or if you wish to be added to, or removed from, a particular roster.  Tel 8337 0011 or email or see me direct.   We could do with more people on the flower roster.  Thanks for all those who are able to help.    Gus


19th  June 2016

  9.30am 6.00pm
Flowers Ruth Henderson  
Steward(s) & Offering Jayne & Lynton Nicholas  
Notices Brenton Summers  
Scripture Reader Jayne Nicholas  
Data Projector Sam George  
Sound Tara Shirlock  
Building Steward Paul Howland  
Offering Count Ray W/Lynton N Andreas N/Paul H
Tea & Coffee Jayne & Lynton Rowe’s
Bakery Run   Rowe’s


Bible Readings

12th June  –  1 Kings 21: 1-10 (11-14); 15-21a, Psalm 5:1-8, Galatians 2:15-21, Luke 7:36-8:3
19th  June  –  1 Kings 19: 1-4, (5-7), 8-15a, Psalm 42 & 43, Galatians 3:23-29, Luke 8: 26-39

What’s on this Week

Mon 13th   Public Holiday
Tue 14th    
Wed 15th    
Thu 16th    
Fri 17th 10.00 am Friendship Club – DVD and Soup
Sat 18th    
Sun 19th 9.30 am & 6.00 pm