Newsletter 7th August 2016

Newsletter 7th August 2016

Sunday 7th August 2016

BBQ Saturday (13th August) 6.30 pm-9.30 pm
This coming Saturday, 13th August, is our big night for the Aussie BBQ at the home of Lee and Mike O’Connell,
75 Koonga Avenue, Rostrevor.    If possible please wear Outback Gear and bring some coins with you for our competitions.     It’s going to a great night !
 
August is Wider Mission Month
Envelopes are available in the porch in which you are invited to make a donation by 28th August for our 2016 Wider Mission project “Climate Action:- Fresh Water Tanks for Kiribati”.   Whatever we are able to do will be greatly appreciated by our partners in the Pacific region.
 
Evening Service this Sunday (7th)
The 6.00pm service crew will gather at the Rezz for prayers and fellowship this evening.
 
“Frontier News”
Please pick up a copy from front foyer.
 
“With Love to the World”
These devotional books have arrived – they are in the foyer for pick up.  Please pay ($5.00) at the office or by a named envelope in the offering.  There are three additional copies if any would like to try this excellent resource.
 
Sounds of Silence – “Oceans” – 14th August, 8.15 am – in the lower Chapel
Come and spend some quiet time listening and reflecting on music, sounds and pictures with an ocean theme.
All Welcome !
 
Friendship Club
Friday, 12th August 10am – Bus trip to Immanuel Primary School – Entertainment (10.30am – 4.00pm).
 
Badge
If you would like a name badge please supply the office with details.
 
Wanted
Long stitch tapestries that need completing or even starting.   Sharyn has a contact at a nursing home which hopes to acquire these craft items for residents to work on.   If you can assist, please contact her in the church office 8336 9905 or email office@athelstonechurch.org.au
 
Workshop with Robin Mann – Sunday 14th August
Robin will share with us in our morning worship, then lunch followed by a workshop for all interested in music for churches. Be ready for singing, sharing and learning. You can learn more about Robin at http://www.robinmann.com.au/
He will be bringing copies of his music and CD’s for sale on the day.
We will be asking for $10 from those sharing in the workshop to help pay Robin for his work with us.
 
Cleaning Roster
We are looking for some folk who wish to serve Athelstone UC by assisting in cleaning our church facility.  We hope to have enough volunteers to make up a roster and commence soon.  Please contact Sharyn 8336 9905 or email office@athelstonechurch.org.au
Cans of Food
Soup, Baked Beans, Casserole type meals, etc. are very welcome!  The number of cans given by the Athelstone congregation for the Uniting Communities so far is 341.
 
Wider Church
For news of the wider church in South Australia and beyond please continue to use the link to UC e-news at http://sa.uca.org.au/uc-e-news/
 
Join Rev. Dr Dean & Virginia Brookes on A Biblical Journey,
following the Apostle Paul to Greece, Malta, Sicily and Rome.
28TH April 2017 to 19th/25th May  –  Optional six days in Northern Italy.
For further information please contact Virginia or Dean at 8395 2441 or 0427 244 146 or ginny.brookes@bigpond.com
 
Wider Church
For news of the wider church in South Australia and beyond please continue to use the link to UC e-news at http://sa.uca.org.au/uc-e-news/
 
Contact for Notices
Please send all notices you wish included in our Newsletter to newsletter@athelstonechurch.org.au by Wednesday 6pm.
If you wish to contact Sharyn in the Office the email address is office@athelstonechurch.org.au
 
Rosters  –  14th August 2016

  9.30am 6.00pm
Flowers Ruth Henderson  
Steward(s) & Offering Winsome & Brian Ball  
Notices Don Brown  
Scripture Reader Friederike Ashby-Weiss  
Data Projector    
Sound Don Brown  
Building Steward Paul Howland  
Offering Count R Walter/L Nicholas B O’Hara/G Luestner
Tea & Coffee Sheralyn & Leanne Curtis
Bakery Run   Curtis

 
Bible Readings
7th August – Isaiah 1:1,10-20,  Psalms 50:1-8,  Hebrews 11:1-3 & 8-16,  Luke 12:32-40
14th August  –  Isaiah 5:1-7, Psalms 80:1-2,  Hebrews 11:29 – 12:2,  Luke 12:49-56
 
Book Club – runs on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 9.30am at the Athelstone Coffee Shop
 
What’s on this Week –  8st – 14th August
Monday               4.45-6.45 pm Calisthenics
Tuesday               10-12.15 am U3A Yoga;   5.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat
Wednesday        6.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat;  7.30 pm Neighbourhood Watch
Thursday             5.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat
Friday                    10 am Friendship Club – Bus trip (10.30am-4.00pm)
Saturday
Sunday                 9.30 am Church Service;   6 pm Church Service