THE PARISH BULLETIN…

PARISH NEWS:

A voice came from heaven, saying: “This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.” – Matthew 3:17

COVID-19

Due to the current situation in Australia worship at our Church is now offered under strict Covid-19 Government Restrictions.

We have returned to regular Sunday Services but you must pre-book to attend.

Please email us for further information. You must book your seat in order to attend services.

The office is closed until January 4th and then will be  open 9 am to 12 noon week days.

For regular updates on the Covid-19 situation – please go to

https://anglicanchurchsq.org.au/covid/

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OUR NEWS

Is change possible in your life? Watch Steve Barlow speak about this subject in this video which was recorded in our church during Advent. Please share and like on your Facebook Page!

 

Our Christmas Party last year, was a great success.. and now for 2021!

 

 

 

Robert Paterson, is the new volunteer Associate Chaplain for the Gold Coast South.

He was installed by Derek Whitehouse on November 1st at our church and received this certificate.

 

 

Our church hall has been completed! Most importantly the beautiful St Peter window which was originally in Coolangatta has been installed!

Most regular meetings have resumed in our new hall.

 

These two beautiful paintings by Christine and Kevin of St Peter and St Paul have now been installed.

We truly appreciate the hard work and dedication of our two resident artists:

We had our Annual AGM in February and the elected officers are:

Priest’s Warden and Treasurer – Sue Coppack; *** Peoples’ Wardens : Mostafa Shehab and Claire Dean;

Synod Reps: Claire Dean and Lesleigh Jackson;

Nominators : Claire Dean, Sue Coppack and Mostafa Shehab; Newly elected : Barry Kennedy and Chris Alderson.

Fr Phillip also appointed Rob Paterson.

Our Special IT supporters are Lesleigh Jackson and Scott Turner.

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We welcomed Bp John Roundhill to our church – prior to the Covid19 restrictions – what a happy throng of people greeted him! 

 

THE CROSS has now been placed on our CHURCH ROOF

OUR CHURCH HALL: 

The once shabby old hall (photo on the right) is gone and now we have a very modern building – (photographed to the left) 

Please look through the photos of the build!

 

 

  

 

MEDITATION – Please join us every Friday morning for a beautiful meditation. We start at 9:00 am, for about 40 minutes. Everyone welcome!

PLAYGROUP – suspended until further notice 

We are always happy to offer baptisms and just this week received this lovely thank you note:

Thank you for holding our little loved ones Baptism. We truly loved our experience and felt so welcomed and accepted from the moment we walked into your beautiful church. We hope you enjoy the beautiful book that we donated to your congregation, it was hand delivered by the authors mother. Thanks be to God.

 

The Ordination of the The Rev. Dr Debra Tedman Took place on December 3rd, 2017. Debra will be the assistant Curate at our Church part-time and Assistant at TSS (The Southport School)  

 

 

 

The Most Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall, Abp of Brisbane, has accepted a recommendation for the Ordination of our Dr Debra Tedman as a Deacon. This has been a long journey for Debra and the parish but it is great knowing that in God’s time the process will have come to an exciting completion. Debra will be part time assistant chaplain at The Southport School and part time assistant curate at St Peter & St Paul Palm Beach.