Awesome Church We will have Awesome Church on Saturday 3 November at 4.30pm. All are welcome. Pet service We will have a pet service at 10.00am on Sunday, 5 November. All animals, please bring your owners or carers with you. Parish Breakfast A breakfast for all parishioners will be held in the Hall at 9.30am on Sunday 5th November. This willContinue reading “Parish notices – 28 October 2012”
Pet service We will have a pet service at 10.00am on Sunday, 5 November. All animals, please bring your owners or carers with you. Parish Breakfast A breakfast for all parishioners will be held in the Hall at 9.30am on Sunday 5th November. This will enable those attending the 8.30am service to attend after church and those who attend the 10am service toContinue reading “Parish notices 21 October 2012”
This month, Bishop Justin writes: Having just finished Live Below the Line, I was delighted at Synod that one of the motions passed was concerned with addressing the growing inequalities within our own bountiful land, where the disparity between the rich and the rest is dramatically increasing. I have spent time reflecting on this motionContinue reading “Bishop’s News October”
Parish consultation Sunday 14 october – see “Making the church on the hill a beacon for Johnsonville” Countdown coupons Thank you to all who are saving your Countdown coupons for us. We already have two cards full, so keep them coming in and we’ll soon have lots of new glasses for us all to use. Parish Bible study TuesdayContinue reading “Parish notices 14 October 2012”
Here is Bishop Justin’s Charge to Synod 2012. After setting out the enormous challenges facing our church – a ‘perfect storm’ – he reminds us of the importance of being family to one another. Fuller coverage of what went on at Synod this year is provided in LinkWell (pdf – 3Mb).
This month Bishop Justin writes: As my life has become busier, I reflect upon the need to live an intercession-lead life. I am confronted with numerous pressing issues including pastoral crises, management concerns, and people wanting me to be more vocal on the Same Sex Marriage Bill before Parliament. The temptation is to spend one’sContinue reading “From the Bishop”