THE PARISH BULLETIN…

PARISH NEWS:

The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent, and believe in the gospel.

(Mark 1.15.)

COVID-19

Worship at our Church is offered under the current Government Restrictions.

Please follow directions of the Wardens on duty.

Government regulations are being updated regularly, therefore please appraise yourself of the current guidelines via this website:

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

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OUR NEWS:

Winter Wonderland: On Saturday 31st July at 5.00pm, in our hall, we present a Film Festival including a variety of genre, a dinner, BYO drinks, lucky door prize and raffles.  Entry $15.00.

Tuesday the 28th September, at 1.15pm, in our hall we invite all to an information session as to your Rights and Responsibilities when receiving Community Care Services.  Presented by Carolyn Provenzano, Advocate.  For further information ring 1800 818 338.

Alzheimer’s Australia (Qld) will hold a free community information session here for Supporters and Carers, on Tuesday 31st August, 1.30pm to 3pm.  Contact June – 5534 2115.

 

Our Sanctuary has received a well-deserved coat of paint. Many thanks to our volunteers, Kevin and Christine for all their hard work.

 

The Anglicare Bastille day – July 14th – was a great success – music, cakes but sadly, no wine.

Our “Blingo night was a great success!

 

 

 

 

Happy Birthday Ian Head – 90 years young!

Our Christmas Party last year, was a great success!

 

 

 

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 will be holding our Annual AGM 28th February. Currently 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, January 17th. Because of the Covid19 restrictions in Brisbane, he and his wife Frances both wore masks to our church.  – what a happy throng of people greeted him for this “selfie”! 

 

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 Thursday 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.