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St Andrew’s Click Send
Whether you have encountered the life at St Andrew’s through baptisms, weddings, other events, or you are just interested, many people like to keep in contact with St Andrews in amongst a busy life. To help this we have St Andrew’s Click Send.
St Andrew’s Click Send is a short weekly musing from St Andrew’s Parish, along with a contemporary prayer and any upcoming events that may interest you. This can be emailed, MMS or both. If you would like to join, please contact the Parish Office.
THIS WEEK’S PEW SHEET
THE PARISH PRAYER
“God our Father, you have made us members of Christ and of his church in this parish. May our worship be the offering of our hearts and live to you. Help us to reach out in welcome to newcomers and visitors, to encourage and care for each other in friendship and fellowship, and to grow in grace and in love; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.”
THE KIRKIN’ O’ THE TARTANS
This service will be held at the 9.30 am service on Sunday November 5. Bagpipes, kilts, Scottish accents, tartans, Scottish dancers, The Hills Choral Society will all feature in the service. There will be a “Scottish Morning Tea” to follow the service in the Parish Centre. Will ye no come and join us in St Andrew’s kirk for this grand service?
NEW PRIEST ANNOUNCED FOR ST ANDREW’S
Last Sunday the Church Wardens and Patronage Committee announced that The Reverend Sam Goodes has accepted appointment to St Andrew’s. Sam is 48 years of age and married to Kate. They have four children (Maddy born in 1998; Emily born in 1999; Hannah born in 2009 and Joshua born in 2011. Sam Goodes is currently Vicar of St Martin’s Hawksburn in the Diocese of Melbourne. The Goodes family will move to Adelaide in early 2018 and Sam’s commissioning service will be held at 7.30 pm on Thursday January 18, 2018. Thus his first Sunday at St Andrew’s will be Sunday January 20. As a result of all this, Valerie and my final Sunday at St Andrew’s will be December 31, 2017.
JAZZ AT THE RECTORY
This exciting event will be held on the Rectory lawns on Friday October 29, beginning at 6.30 pm. There are just 140 tickets available for purchase, and the cost is $25 each. This entitles the purchaser to a sit-down supper, glasses of wine and jazz, jazz, jazz. Tickets are available from the Parish Office.
Approaching Programmes at St. Andrew’s
Friday October 27 – Easy-listening music on the Rectory Lawns
Sunday November 5 (9:30am) – The Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans
Sunday November 26 – St Andrew’s Day – Archbishop Geoff Smith
Monday December 25 – Christmas.