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Holy Trinity Anglican Church
What a wonderful Easter we have witnessed at Holy Trinity.
Each year during the Easter Vigil service on Holy Saturday night, a fire is kindled in a metal bowl, called a brazier. From the brazier comes a “new” and blessed fire that lights the Paschal candle which is carried in procession into the dark church. The “new” fire serves as an image of the Resurrection. The candle, which represents Christ himself, is placed on a special Paschal candle stand near the altar.
The Easter Sunday service had a full house, with many staying on for nibbles, champaigne and chats afterwards.
Visitors to Our Website
Google has contacted us with their report on our website visitors for February 2017. Thought you might be interested in this little bit of trivia.
We never know what impact our website has on people, but it is pleasing to know that it has served the needs of some...
Prayer For Bourke Street Children
This heart-rending anonymous note appeared under the church door on the day after the tragic Bourke Street Massacre in Melbourne CBD. Of course we responded immediately with prayers which continued on into the Sunday service.
Mini Market Fun
Sunday School Commences
Barbara Hunter (nee Senior) Memorial Window
"Christ The Light of the World" Window.
This window will celebrate the contribution made to the Diocese of Melbourne by Barbara Hunter (nee Senior). Barbara was appointed by Archbishop Frank Wood, in the early 1960's, to be the Licenced Woman Worker in his Task Force for New Areas (West Heidelberg, Olympic Village, Broadmeadows and Fawkner). Her work and influence was tremendous.
The total cost for this window has been provided by her family and friends.
Installation will take place shortly, on the North wall, as one of a pair.
Our Inspiring Chalk Board
An email Father Noel received recently:
Hi Father Noel,
I took the attached photo of your message on the outside of the church tonight as I got off the bus.
This message gives me great hope that there's someone who GETS it, instead of so many who are losing it. Refreshing.
I have shared the photo on social media, and friends & family all over the world have commented "wow" from different angles.
Keep up the (seemingly) fantastic work & wide(r) perspective.
And a follow-on email which said:
I am so glad Father Noel wrote that message on the chalk board. It has restored for me, on a personal level, some glimmer of faith in the Church.
If only more leaders would be as brave, human and lovingly compassionate.
Keep up the great work you do, and THANK YOU for making me even more grateful to live in our beautiful, magical Port Melbourne community.
Welcome to Holy Trinity: We are a small but growing Anglican Church community in Port Melbourne. Visitors are welcome.
Please Visit Us
We invite you to glance through our website, visit our church, and discover for yourself the excitement we feel.
Our website is aimed at three different audiences:
(a) Our regular congregation: to provide you with recent, timely information such as Pew Notices, Rosters, Current Readings.
(b) Visitors who are searching for a church: you would like to visit and perhaps join: the website provides you with a rich source of information about what it would be like to be a church member here with us.
(c) Visitors, perhaps from other church congregations: you may be curious about how we do things here; or or are historians researching church histories.
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To be a vibrant faith community on Bay Street that nurtures its members and welcomes others.
This topic will be developed further on the "Our Vision" page.
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What Will You Find on Our Website?
Chat: Read suggestions to improve our Church Hospitality.
Notices: Read new announcements about what is about to happen plus recent Pew Notices. Also find links to archive of previous Pew Notices.
Holy Trinity's Environment: Discover what it feels like here.
Services: When do we meet for worship? What are the Readings?
Readings: This page provides you with two excellent "Bible Readings" engines. The first, a continuous calendar, gives the readings references for every day. The second is a special Bible Browser, that will take you to the full Bible reading.
Activities: The various things we do here. Join us!
Find Us: How may you travel to our church?
Contact Us: How may you make contact with us?
160th Anniversary: What is happening in 2014, our 160th?
Our Needs: Are you able to assist with current needs?
Our Vision: Our strategic plan for the future.
Our History: How we have travelled from our 1854 'tent church until now.
Photo Gallery: Many photos, in galleries, organized under church topics.
Windows: View in exquisite detail our beautiful stained glass windows.
Archives: Searchable archives of church business such as pew notices.
Outside Links: We are part of a much wider community.
Site Map: For those who like to see a web-site overview.