What: This is a new group and it's free. Bring your neighbours and friends for a cuppa and a chat. Future activities could include book discussions, indoor bowls and shared activities e.g. board and card games.
When: 1st Friday and 3rd Wednesday in the month. Time 10.00 am for 10.30 start to 12.30 pm
The next meeting will be held on Friday, 1st June.
Where: In the Church Hall.
Contact: Phone 6424 1294 - Email: Contact Us page.
Pentecost - Sunday, 20th, 2018
SHARE is the welfare arm of the Uniting Church in Victoria and Tasmania. Anyone is able to donate to the work of SHARE at anytime during the year. This year SHARE has distributed $192,000 in grants in the Tasmanian Presbytery. This figure is comprised of $50,000 for Emergency Relief, $30,000 for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, $50,000 for Mission Critical - Volunteer Co-ordination, $50,000 for North West Pregnant and Young Parent Support and $12,000 for Parents on the Inside.
Bread tags - please continue to save the tags from your loaves of bread. These are used to help provide wheelchairs for people who are unable to source them readily in their area. Bev reported that she has now received over 38,000 tags but many more are needed.
Sammy Stamp - don't forget to save your stamps. The UCAF Special Needs fund have issued grants totalling well over $737,151.36 to projects over the thirty seven years since union. Please remember to leave the stamps attached to paper and trim the stamps leaving a 1-2cm surround to enable adequate trimming.
Beryl's Recycled Cards - One of our enterprising ladies, Beryl, supplies a range of attractive recycled cards for a variety of occasions. These cards are available each Sunday for only $2.00 each. All proceeds are donated to worthy causes.
Recycled card update- From the sale of the cards last year, $875 has been raised.
June 2017 - Share Winter Appeal - $100; July 2017 - Mapoon Project $100; October - Evening Fellowship 'Pink Auction' - $100
Beryl would like to thank everyone for continues support. (And we would like to thank Beryl for her wonderful effort.)
The Cabbage Basket raised $243.45 the first quarter of the year. Contributions have been somewhat affected by the fruit fly infestation.Donations are given to 'Act for Peace' which is under the auspices of National Council of Churches. Thanks to all who support the basket, either by donating goods and/or purchasing them.
The Centre for Public Christianity is thrilled to announce the long awaited documentary, " For the Love of God" will be screened in Devonport on Wednesday, 27th June. Tickets must be booked at least two weeks in advance.
Thirsty Ground Choir will be visiting Ulverstone UCA 25th - 27th May. There will be a free concert at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday, 26th May.
Connect Group meet again on Wednesday, 23rd May at 3 p.m. for 3.30. We will continue our studies on Jeremiah.
Evening UCAF will meet in the hall at 7.30 p.m. on Monday, 28th May. There will be a guest speaker.
Men's Group will meet in the hall at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 6th June. The guest speaker will be a well known local optometrist. All welcome.
Prayer Points -
Congregation Prayer:- This week we pray for members of the Connect Group.
Presbytery Prayer:- For those involved with the preparation of the Presbytery Gathering on 2nd June.
Ecumenical Prayer Cycle:- Botswana and Zimbabwe.
Services - Sunday, 27th May - Worship Team.
Sunday, 3rd June - Rev. B. Cole - Celebration of Gifts
Sunday, 10th June - Revs J. & H. Selwood - HC
Sunday, 17th June - Elders
Lectionary Readings for Sunday, 27th May:- Isaiah 6: 1-8; Psalm 29; Romans 8: 12-17; John 3: 1-17