Sunday, 17th November, 2019
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.
Sammy Stamp - don't forget to save your stamps. Please remember to leave the stamps attached to paper and trim the stamps leaving a 1-2cm surround to enable adequate trimming. Up to and including 01/11/18, sales have reached about $41,342.00. Grants amounting to $46,700 have been approved to Australian and overseas projects.
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 for only $2.00 each. All proceeds are donated to worthy causes. Please see Beryl if you need cards.
Beryl would like to thank everyone for continues support. (And we would like to thank Beryl for her wonderful effort.)
The Cabbage Basket - 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. A total of $711.70 was donated to Act for Peace last year.
UCAF Evening Group will be holding the End of Year dinner at 6 p.m. on Monday, 25th November/
Advent Studies - Rev. D. Webster will lead the studies again this year on Thursday, 28th November, Wednesday 4th and 11th - 2.30 for a 3 p.m. start. There will be a special Afghani meal on 18th December.
There will be a special Christmas morning tea after the service on Sunday, 1st December.
Handel's Messiah Concert will be held at St John's Anglican Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, 8th December.
Prayer Points -
Congregation Prayer:- This week we pray for members of our Congregation who are facing difficult circumstances at the moment. We assure them of our prayers.
Assembly Prayer:- The dedicated staff of our aged care network as they seek to deliver quality care in difficult circumstances.
Peace and justice for the people of Lebanon and Chile.
Year 12 students sitting their final exams, their parents and families.
Ecumenical Prayer Cycle:- East Timor, Indonesia, The Philippines
Services: Sunday, 24th November - Worship Team C.
Lectionary Readings: Sunday, 24th November - Jeremiah 23: 1-6; Luke 1: 68-79; Luke 23: 33-43; Colossians 1: 11-20