THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
LIGHTING OF THE THIRD ADVENT CANDLE
10 am Eucharist with hymns
Celebrant & Preacher: Bishop Philip Huggins
Piano: Jim Richardson
Readings: Isaiah 35: 1 – 10
For the Psalm: ‘The Magnificat’
James 5: 7 – 10
Matthew 11: 2 – 11
12 noon ‘Solace’
Monday 12 December, 5.30 pm Meditation
ADVENT BIBLE STUDIES – Friday 9, 16 & 23 December 2022
Reverend Joseph is leading a series of Advent Bible Studies on Fridays in Advent. The Advent Studies will concentrate on the Nativity passages in the Bible. Please speak to Reverend Joseph for more details.
WORKING BEE – THANK YOU !
Many thanks to the ‘busy bees’ who came yesterday (Saturday December 10) to clean the church in preparation for Christmas.
The church is well prepared for the Christmas season of services and visitors. J
CHRISTMAS AT HOLY TRINITY
SUNDAY 18 December: 5 pm: Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
SATURDAY 24 December: Christmas Eve 5 pm: Children’s Christmas Service
10 pm: Midnight Mass
SUNDAY 25 December: Christmas Day 9 am: Christmas Eucharist with Carols
** NB 9 am start on Christmas Day **
CHRISTMAS SERVICES – Posters, Flyers, and Auction Board.
At the entry table to the church are posters and flyers that can be distributed to neighbours, friends, and family, that outline the service times for the Christmas season. PLEASE take some – more can be printed. The auction board outside the church will be installed next Saturday – 10 December 2022.
BASP – Brigidine Asylum Seeker Program
We will forward one more donation of goods and vouchers to BASP before Christmas. Please consider what you could offer. The last day for donations will be next Sunday – 18 December 2022.
*** Supermarket vouchers are particularly appreciated. ***
“We seemingly never have enough washing powder, dishwashing detergents, and household cleaning products.”
NB “We currently have enough tinned food.”