Church Membership and Baptism Classes: there has been a change in venue and dates for these classes. The class will now meet at Rosemary and Andy Williamson’s place on April 23rd and April 30th. The address is: 19 Penrhyn Avenue, Beecroft 2119. For further details please see Andy.
Parenting Seminar: will run Sunday April 2nd, 3:00pm – 5:00pm, in the Church Hall. It will be taken by Roger Stonehouse an experienced psychologist and school counsellor and will cover the topics of encouragement, discipline, forming positive relationships with children, parental expectations, helping children grow in their faith and responding to bullying and peer pressure. Please indicate to the minister whether you would like to attend.
Equip Women 2017: Ladies, please think about joining us on Saturday 27 May at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. Registration is now open at the discounted rate of $75. After 16 May, the cost will be $85. This year the theme is Daughters of Eve. We will hear what it means to be created a woman in the image of God and how we, as women, should apply Christian faith to living in society today. Please register online at: www.equip.org.au or contact Brenda Minto.
PWA Meeting Tuesday 4th April: at 10.00 am in the Lower Hall. Guest Speaker: Colin Johnston will present “Colin’s Odyssey” followed by a soup and roll lunch. Donation $2.00. All ladies welcome.
Ordination and Induction of Ray Brown: Notice is given that if any person has any objection to offer against the life or doctrine of Ray Brown they must give that objection in writing to the Session Clerk on or before 16 April 2017. If no relevant objection is lodged Session will proceed to the ordination and induction at the 8.45 service on 30 April 2017.
Welcome to New Beecroft Residents: Session has decided that as a Church, we should door knock and welcome each resident living in the new unit blocks in Hannah and Chapman Streets. If you would like to help do this then please contact Rod Best, Session Clerk.
Our Offering on Good Friday: will go towards supporting PresAid’s Easter Appeal. To date Presbyterian’s Assisting Development have been able to provide over $1,000,000 to overseas aid projects of a practical nature as well as those with a theological focus. This year funding will go to: Uganda to provide educational support for vulnerable children by building a primary school for girls; and in Zambia to Chasefu Theological College which trains pastors for the church in Africa. Further information is available on the noticeboard in the hall.