1 About People THIS WEEK: 4 - 11 December 2016. Brenda Deed was commissioned as an area Today: 2pm St Georges Choral Present Welcome Chaplain for St John - Northern region Vivaldi's Gloria Concert TO THE. Ngatea on Saturday during the Awards Wed: 9:30-12 noon Selwyn Group, Hall Ceremony and Rededication Service. MT/Hostess - Raewyn Struthers Thames Anglican Church Arthur Mead is to have minor face surgery on Thurs: Office Attended 9am to 12noon Thursday. 10am Holy Communion (1662). Saint Georges Chapel (Peter) Tikanga Pakeha partner church in the three strand Anglican Church in Aotearoa/ New Zealand/Pacifica Christmas Flowers Bible Study 2pm at 704 Tararu Road . Calling all volunteers from the flower roster.
2 At Rosemary Levesque's this week only. Sunday 4 December 2016. We plan to decorate the church on Saturday Fri: Office Attended 9am to 12noon. Advent 2 - Peace 24th December at am. If you can help on Service: 9:00am at Saint Georges - NZ Eucharist Sun: 9:00am at Saint Georges, NZ Eucharist the day or even do an arrangement the day Theme - Song of Joy and Justice Theme: Growing Together before please let Fiona Harden know as soon as possible. Donations towards buying some Presider & Preacher: Joyce Marcon Sentence: [Hear the words of the prophet Isaiah:] Shake yourself from the dust, special Flowers are also most appreciated. says the Lord, arise, O captive Jerusalem; loose the bonds from your Readings: Many thanks, Fiona neck, O captive daughter of Zion.
3 Isaiah 52 v 2. Isaiah 35 v 1-10 Lynda Pryor Matthew 11 v 2-11. The Vestry AGM P1 was held last Sunday . We now have the following office holders: James 5 v 7-10 George Haffenden Call to worship AM 27 On Jordan's bank Jesus said Peace is what I leave with you; C. Coffin, J Chandler Intercessor: Brenda Deed 1. On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry Vicar's Warden: Kate Jones Liturgist: Catherine Mackereth it is my own Peace that I give you. People's Warden: Finlay Clements I do not give it as the world does.' announces that the Lord is nigh;. Server: Jessica Juby awake and hearken, for he brings Vestry: Raewyn Grey, Natalie Geary, Music Ministry: Lynne Mounsey We come seeking this Peace ; Peace within glad tidings of the King of kings.
4 Ray Deed, Margaret McKay, Paul Jennings, Welcome Team: Raewyn Grey, Kate Jones, and between ourselves, Peace for our Denise Norris. Brenda Deed (Minute Secretary) 2. Then cleansed be every breast from sin;. Ray Deed neighbour, our land, and for the earth. Synods Representative Sue Lewis-O'Halloran. make straight the way for God within;. Morning Tea: Peace where there is dissension. prepare we in our hearts a home, We are grateful for these people being willing Sanctuary Guild: Dianne Hill, Lorraine Philips Let us worship God, the giver of Peace . where such a mighty guest may come. to serve the church in this way. The Bible Study will be held at 3. For thou art our salvation, Lord, Christmas gifts of the ATWC appeal.
5 Thank you for Rosemary Levesque's house at Lighting the Candle our refuge, and our great reward;. helping to Spread the JOY this Christmas .' your 704 Tararu Road for this week only. The second Advent candle is lit for Peace . without thy grace we waste away, generosity has resulted in over 70 gifts being donated for The candle, with its gentle flame, bringing like Flowers that wither and decay. the ATWC Christmas Appeal 2016. Catherine will hand these to the Trust on our behalf when quietness, warmth and light, is an emblem of 4. To heal the sick stretch out thy hand, she goes to Auckland this coming week. Peace . As this flame burns before us, may it and bid the fallen sinner stand;. enable us to become bearers of that Peace shine forth, and let thy light restore Evacuation Procedures - In the event of a fire, listen to the presiding team & Welcomers; leave by near- which is Christ's gift to us.
6 Est, safest exit & assemble on lawn in front of Hospital & wait for earth's own true loveliness once more. And, as the light shines in the darkness, may all clear . NOTE THE EXIT NEAREST your SEAT. INSPIRE ROSTER 5. All praise, eternal Son, to thee we carry the light of Peace wherever we go. Toilets are in the Hall, next door. whose advent doth thy people free, Mon 5th: Finlay Clements, Where there is hatred, let us sow love, Bob & Diana Cox Where there is injury, pardon, whom with the Father we adore CONTACTS Tue 6th: Rosemary Levesque, Judy Babe Where there is doubt, faith, and Holy Ghost for evermore. Website: Wed 7th: Claire Twentyman, Pastoral Ministry Contacts Where there is despair, hope, Heather Gordon Rev Joyce Marcon Priest in Charge Ph 07 826 3723.
7 Thur 8th: Lynda Pryor, Natalie Geary Where there is sadness, joy.'. 021 616 390 Fri 9th: Denise Norris, Colin Bayliss We light this candle for Peace . Brenda Deed Hon Assistant Priest Ph 07 867 8012. Sat 10th: Kate Jones Here Wardens Kate Jones Ph 07 8686 003 & Finlay Clements Ph 07 868 7516. Parish Office Thur & Friday mornings 9-12midday Ph 07 868 6267 TODAY. Look for where Mary and Joseph Thames Anglican parish seeks an inclusive ministry of serving Christ in prayer, action and worship. If you are a visitor to the Parish, please let the sidesperson know your name. have journeyed on their way 2PM. PLEASE JOIN US FOR A CUP OF TEA IN THE CHURCH AFTER THE 9:00am SERVICE. Last Show A safe place for the LGBT Communities to the Bethlehem Manger.
8 Music reproduced with permission under license 604812 LicenSing - Copyright Cleared Music for Churches Prayer of Confession AA149 We wait for you Today's Reflection SHC22 In Christ, God of Truth NJ 126 Song for Human Rights God forgives and heals us. 1. We wait for you, As we seek to In Christ, the God of truth will help us know Refrain: Light a candle in the darkness, understand and live We need your healing, merciful God: We long for you to come the way to grow: hope and freedom must not die! Lord Jesus Christ, into God's deep vision give us true repentance. the Spirit helps us learn of Peace this Advent, 1. Sing a song for Peace and justice, Some sins are plain to us; We covet Peace , to work and play in turn.
9 We get a sense that we speak for those that cannot speak! some escape us, the curing of the earth, and, opening ears and eyes, need to engage our Claim the world for Peace and justice some we cannot face. but not the pain God's love will make us wise. whole selves: mind, let the strong support the weak. Forgive us; that carries you to birth. In Christ, the God of truth will help us know heart, and body. 2. You who live in happy places, set us free to hear your word to us; 2. We wait for you, the way to grow. There is movement as who can laugh and speak and sing, set us free to serve you. we long to see you come we journey on this In Christ, the God of grace will help us be listen for the other voices released from Pilate's hall path of Peace .
10 What community: Assurance of Pardon mute with fear and suffering. to upper room. are the old habits that God's family and friends We covet truth, do not serve the good know love that never ends, 3. Thousands cry in nameless prisons God forgives you. the triumph of the good, plead with powers who hold the key: of ourselves and so leave your fear behind! Forgive others; but not the nails, plead that human rights be honoured'. others that we need to God feeds us, heart and mind. forgive yourself. the torture and the blood. that the innocent go free. unlearn? What are the In Christ, the God of grace will help us be Silence 3. We wait for you, beliefs, words, and community. copyright 1967 Shirley Murray Through Christ, God has put away your sin: actions that we want to beside the Easter tomb, In Christ, the Holy One will help us pray approach your God in Peace .