Newsletter for 25th June 2017

Newsletter for 25th June 2017




Sunday 25th  June 2017
Ministry at Athelstone
We are very pleased and excited to announce that Rev. Linda Driver has officially accepted the call to be the minister at Athelstone Uniting Church from the 1st of September 2017. Linda will be inducted into the role at a special service held at the church on Wednesday the 30th of August at 7:30pm. Afterwards there will be a shared supper. Please mark the date in your diaries. All are welcome!
News from Church Council
On Tuesday evening we held our latest meeting to discuss the business of the church:

  • Bruce and Joy Stewart shared with us about the progress in the Wirra, reflecting on the journey up to this point and where to next. Please have a wander and check out all the amazing changes that are happening.
  • Ruth Carter was appointed as acting Church Council Secretary whilst Mike O’Connell is away. Thanks Ruth for volunteering your time and expertise!
  • The Audit of AUC finances for 2016 was received and accepted.
  • Get excited – in July we are going to be talking about stewardship!

If you want to know more, or have a great idea, please chat to our church council members. Thanks for your continuing prayers and support.                                                                                                                                                      Victoria Pederick
Visit of Frontier Services Minister
We welcome to our service this morning Paul Glazbrook, Frontier Services Minister of the Sturt and Parkin Patrol and his wife Robyn.   Paul will be sharing the Frontier Services story and preaching.  Afterwards he and Robyn will be able to chat with us over a special morning tea.     Please bring finger food to share.
There will also be a retiring offering to support the patrol ministry.
Tickets selling well for the August 5th BBQ
Invite your friends to join you and be early in getting your tickets for the winter BBQ to be held at Allan and Deb’s home on August 5th.   This is going to be a great night with entertainment, excellent food and a wonderful atmosphere. All for $25 .   If possible car pool to help with parking.   Tickets available today from Friederike, Barbara, Ann & Don.     Brian.
Proceeds to support our Kiribati Fresh Water project.
We’re meeting together at Elbios on July 4th, so wear some stars, stripes or a touch of red, white and blue.
All women welcome to join us at 67 Graves St, Newton from 2pm for a cuppa and catch up.
Jenny & Ros
Cans of Food
Cans of Soup, Baked Beans, Casserole type meals, etc. are very welcome to be donated 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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Notice Board
Please continue to check the notice board for information of neighboring events and news.
Friendship Club  
Friday 23rd June – Nostalgia morning
Friday 30th June – B U G S
Rosters for July, August & September
These have now been done.  You should have received your copy electronically.  If you need a ‘hard’ copy see Gus!
Bible Readings
25th June – Genesis 21.8-21, Psalm 86. 1-10, & 16-17,  Romans 6.1b-11, Matthew 10.24-39
2nd July – Genesis 22.1-14, Psalm 13, Romans 6.12-23, Matthew 10.40-42
Roster for 2nd July 2017

9.30am 6.00pm
Flowers Raelene Anderson
Steward(s) & Offering Coralie & Brenton Summers
Notices Sylvia Maywald
Scripture Reader Sylvia Maywald
Offering Count F Ashby-Weiss/G Robin A Nuryanto
Tea & Coffee Jenny & David Riggall
Sound Noel Maywald
Data Projector
Building Steward Paul Howland

What’s on this Week   (25th June – 2nd July)
Monday               4.45-6.45 pm Waratah Calisthenics Club (Auditorium)
Tuesday               10.00- 11.00am U3A Yoga (Auditorium), 5.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat (Top Hall)
Wednesday        6.30-8.30 pm Waratah Calisthenics Club (Auditorium),  6.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat (Top Hall)
Thursday             5.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat (Top Hall)
Friday                    10.00-12.00 pm Friendship Club (Auditorium)
Saturday              10.00-11.00 am Waratah Calisthenics Club (Auditorium)
Sunday                 9.30 am Church Service, 6.00 pm Evening Service  – (Chapel)