Newsletter for Sunday 6th November 2016

Newsletter for Sunday 6th November 2016




Sunday 6th November 2016

Samaritan’s Purse Shoeboxes
Many thanks to all who filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child and all who made donations.   51 boxes were received and $279 in donations.  A great result.
Our AGM will be held on Sunday the 27th of November, after the 9:30am service. In preparation, can each of the groups associated with Athelstone Uniting Church please submit a 2016 report to Sharyn ( by Wednesday the 9th of November. If your group has a photograph to submit, Sharyn will do her best to insert it within the report. These will then be published and available prior to the meeting.
Church Council Nominations
Ros Howland, Robyn Stevenson, Lee O’Connell and Victoria Pederick have each completed their current 2 year term on Church Council.  This opens up 4 positions on Church Council for 2017/2018.  Please prayerfully consider who you would like to nominate for these positions.  Ros Howland and Robyn Stevenson are not standing for re-election.  Nomination forms are available in the foyer, with Nominations due to Victoria Pederick by Saturday the 12th of November.
With Love to the World
The latest three-monthly edition has arrived, commencing on 7th November.  We have ordered several additional copies at a cost of $5.00.  Orders are in the church foyer for pick up.  If you would like to try this excellent devotional resource, please talk to Geoff or Sharyn.
Uniting Communities Cans of Food – These are still greatly accepted and appreciated.
Friendship Club – Friday, 11th November 10 am – Square Dancing Group with ACH.  Soup & Sandwiches.

Ladies Golf
Due to Church Fete & Garage Sale, this has been postponed to the following Saturday (12th November).
Meet at the Geoff Heath Golf Course at 7 am.  All ladies welcome!
Decorated Trees in the Church Garden
These are looking great.  Thanks to all knitters and the hard work done by Joy & Bruce, inspiring others, and putting all the ‘bits & pieces’ together!
Wider Church – Please continue to use the link to UC e-news at
Woodville Uniting Church – Sat, 12th Nov, 12.30pm-4.30pm – Healing Voices (see notice board for details)
Hosanna Excelsis – Fri, 11th Nov, 7.00pm – Invitation to Musical “Skinks vs Repcos!” (free ticket – see N/Board)
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
Bible Readings
6th November – Haggai 1:15b-2:9,   Psalm 145:1-5,   2 Thessalonians 2:1-5,13-17   Luke 20:27-38
13th November – Isaiah 65:17-25,   Isaiah 12,   2 Thessalonians 3:6-13,   Luke 21:5-19

Rosters    13th November 2016

  9.30am 6.00pm
Flowers Jenny Riggall  
Steward(s) & Offering Jayne & Lynton Nicholas  
Notices Sylvia Maywald  
Scripture Reader Friederike Ashby-Weiss  
Data Projector    
Sound John Lawrie  
Building Steward Richard Read  
Offering Count G Jennings/L Nicholas D Mullins/D Brown
Tea & Coffee Jenny & David Riggall Rowe
Bakery Run   Rowe


What’s on this Week   (7th-13th November)

Monday               4.45-6.45 pm Waratah Calisthenics Club
Tuesday               9.00-11.00 am Stay & Play,  10am-12.15pm U3A Yoga   5.30-7.30 pm Reach your Feat,                                 7.00 pm Morialta Rotary Club
Wednesday        6.00-8.00 pm 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              10.00-11.00 am Waratah Calisthenics Club
Sunday                 9.30 am Church Service   6 pm Church Service
This Knowvember, make sure you know your first aid. Book your first aid training with St John SA before the 11th November and receive a FREE Personal Leisure first aid kit!*
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