Newsletter for 11th September 2016

Newsletter for 11th September 2016




Sunday 11th September 2016

Sounds of Silence
This Sunday, 11th September, “Sounds of Silence” will go bush!  We are going for a hike.   Starts at 7 am.
If you are interested in coming, please ring or text Matthew Barker on 0416620913 for details on locations.

Garage Sale and Fete – Saturday 5th November

Start to sort out those cupboards and bookshelves – more details soon.
Thank you to those angels who donate to our church quietly and often anonymously – the office cabinet is filled regularly with copy paper and we have recently been gifted with a fully fitted out first aid kit.    Sharyn
Friendship Club
Friday, 16th September commencing at 10 am – Speaker from “Make a Wish”.
Athelstone Uniting Church is pleased to welcome Waratah Calisthenics College as users of our facility three times a week as the whole club now trains here.   If you know a girl who would be interested in joining, please contact  or Lee-Ann Lewis 0466 637 343 for more information.
Details are also on the noticeboard of times of training and costs.
It is getting near time to make up the Church Rosters for October, November and December.  If you have any special dates for me to consider, please contact me direct or telephone on 83370011 or email at
Thanks, Gus Robin

Uniting Communities – Cans of Food

Soup, Baked Beans, Casserole type meals, etc. are very welcome!  These are delivered to Uniting Communities each week.  Thank you to all who are donating!

Giving Sunday

On Sunday September 4th we focused on our giving as a church.  For anyone who missed this, there is still an opportunity to do so.  Envelopes are in the front foyer and we ask members to consider their financial contributions to the life of this church.

Wider Church

For news of the wider church in South Australia and beyond please continue to use the link to UC e-news at

Contact for Notices

Please send all notices you wish included in our Newsletter to by Wednesday 6pm. If you wish to contact Sharyn in the Office the email address is
Writing Group
If you are interested in getting involved and coming to the next meeting on Thursday 15th September @ 7:30 in the chapel, then please ring or text Matthew Barker on 0416620913
Uniting Church History SA
The UCSA Historical Society invites you to a special event to be held on Sunday 25th September at 2 pm, at the West Lakes United Congregation, Bartley Terrace, West Lakes Shore.  See details on Notice Board.
Campbelltown Uniting Church Spring Fair
This will be held on Saturday 24th September, 9 am – 3 pm.  Craft for sale, BBQ, morning & afternoon tea available, vintage and retro stalls, vintage china cake stands, quilt display, face painting and free popcorn and fair floss.
See notice board for more details.
Noticeboard – We receive many interesting publications regularly on the work of the wider church.  Please check the notice board at the back of the auditorium regularly.

Rosters    18th September 2016

  9.30am 6.00pm
Flowers Val Amber
Steward(s) & Offering Jan & Gus Robin
Notices Brenton Summers
Scripture Reader Grant Burton
Data Projector
Sound Noel Maywald
Building Steward Richard Read
Offering Count F Ashby-Weiss/Sam George D Mullins/C Pritchard
Tea & Coffee Winsome & Brian Ball Curtis
Bakery Run Curtis


Bible Readings

11th September – Jeremiah 4: 11-12, 22-28, Psalm 14,   1 Timothy 1:12-17, Luke 15:1-10

What’s on this Week   (12th – 18th September)

Monday               4.45-6.45 pm Waratah Calisthenics Club
Tuesday               9.00-11.00am Stay & Play,  10-12.15 Yoga U3A   5.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat,
Wednesday        6.00-8.00pm Waratah Calisthenics Club, 6.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat
Thursday             5.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat
Friday                    10.00-12.00 Friendship Club
Saturday              10.00-11.00am Waratah Calisthenics Club
Sunday                 9.30 am Church Service;   6 pm Church Service