Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost
10am: Eucharist with Hymns
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revered Noel Whale
Piano: Helen Barry
THIS WEEK IN THE PARISH
Monday November 19 5.30pm: Meditation
Thursday November 22 5.15pm: Evening Prayer
Friday November 23 5.15pm: Evening Prayer
Saturday November 24 10am – 3pm: PARISH FETE
State Election Day
Ordination of priests @ St Paul’s Cathedral
*** HOLY TRINITY FETE – Saturday November 24! ***
Our annual Parish Fete is only ONE week away! Please consider which stall you could help and put your name on the list that is on the front entry table. We need everyone’s support to make this a wonderful community day!
A box is situated at the front entry table for new and quality food and gift items that can be made up into hampers. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY YOU CAN PLACE ITEMS IN THE BOX as the hampers need to be put together. Raffle tickets will be sold at the fete.
THE ANIMAL FARMYARD NURSERY AND FACE PAINTING
Due to the torrential rain on Melbourne Cup Day this popular event had to be cancelled, disappointing hundreds of children and families. We have been able to re-schedule the event for FRIDAY 21 DECEMBER 2018 4pm to 7pm. Please advertise this event amongst your friends and neighbours!
STATUTORY PARISH MEETING – AGM
The Annual Parish Meeting will be held in the church on SUNDAY 2 DECEMBER 2018 following the 10am Eucharist. Reports and the election of churchwardens, parish council members and incumbency committee members will take place. Nomination forms are available from the entrance table. Please note that Synod Act conditions and requirements must apply.
COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL
This annual event will be held at Holy Trinity Balaclava and Elwood, 6-9 December. See more details on the notice board.
ADVENT ‘GOSPEL CONVERSATIONS’
Barb Overbury would like to hear from anyone interested in a 4 week, Advent ‘Gospel Conversations’ series. Day and time negotiable.
THE MELBOURNE ANGLICAN
Copies of the November edition of the diocesan newspaper are now available. Articles include:
Reports on Bishop Philip Huggins’ retirement and the consecration of Bishop Kate Prowd as his successor as Bishop of the Oodthenong Episcopate;
Archbishop Freier and the Bishops of the Melbourne Diocese apologise to survivors of abuse at a special service in St Paul’s Cathedral which was held on the eve of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s National Apology;
A Melbourne Anglican Priest reflects on her experience of abuse;
Extensive coverage of the Melbourne Synod held 17-20 October in St Paul’s Cathedral.
All members of the parish who are in a leadership role are now required by law to comply with the Diocesan Volunteer Clearance for Service Police Check: ‘CrimCheck’, to retain their position. Some members in particular roles may also need a ‘Working with Children Check’ (WWC). Helen Barry is the parish Compliance Officer. Please contact Helen to make sure that your documentation is up to date.