THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT – ADVENT SUNDAY
LIGHTING OF THE FIRST ADVENT CANDLE
10am Eucharist with hymns
Celebrant & Preacher: Bishop Philip Huggins
Piano: Maree N’Diaye
Readings: Isaiah 2: 1 – 5
Romans 13: 9 – 14
Matthew 24: 36 – 44
Monday 28 November, 5.30 pm Meditation
PARISH STATUTORY MEETING: Today @ 12 noon
This meeting will be held in person after church today. Reports for the 2021 – 2022 church year will be delivered. All are welcome.
SOLACE – Sunday, December 11 @ 12 noon
The next Solace concert will be held on Sunday, December 11 @ 12 noon (sharp). All welcome – invite your friends!
ADVENT BIBLE STUDIES
Reverend Joseph will be offering Advent Bible Studies in the coming weeks. Day and time are to be decided, depending on the availability of participants.
BASP – Brigidine Asylum Seeker Program
We will offer one more donation of goods to BASP before Christmas. Please consider what you could place in the donation basket at the entry table. From their latest newsletter:
“We currently have enough tinned food except for cans of fruit and tomatoes. Tinned soup does not seem to be taken.
The following are still very much appreciated:
1 kg Sugar, cooking oil, salt, pepper, tea, coffee
Herbs and spices (coriander, cinnamon, ginger)
1 litre Long life milk, honey is a most appreciated food, noodles, tuna, 1 kg basmati rice, dates, jam (especially any red jam)
Gladwrap, tinfoil, pegs for hanging out washing,
Sweet and Savoury Biscuits, Snacks for school lunches (even when home!),
Shampoo and Conditioner, Shaving Cream and shavers, Toothpaste and toothbrushes. Soap, deodorants
Garbage bags and bin liners (small and large)
“We seemingly never have enough washing powder, dishwashing detergents, and household cleaning products.”
THE MELBOURNE ANGLICAN
Copies of the November edition of ‘The Melbourne Anglican’ are now on the front table.
‘The Melbourne Anglican’ can also be accessed at: https://tma.melbourneanglican.org.au/this-months-tma/