9.00 am Tabor LayLed Service by Nathan Semmler with Young Life presentation. There will be a Retiring Offering this Sunday to support the work of Young Life.
10.30 am Bethany LayLed Service by Karen Pietsch & guest Peter Steicke
Prayer: Lord God, govern our hearts by your Holy Spirit. Make us mindful of the end of all things and the day of your just judgment. Stir us up to lead holy lives, and let us live with you forever. We ask this through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Zephaniah 1:7,12-18 The day of the Lord is near
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Be ready for the Lord’s coming
Matthew 25:14-30 The parable of the talents
BETHANY IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The Budget/Elections meeting will now be held on 26th November following Bethany's 10:30 am service followed by a Pizza lunch as our Parish Budget and Election meeting will be at 2 pm at Bethany.
VACANCIES: We now have a vacancy on our Worship Committe. As a Church Council, we would like to thank Annette O for her dedicated service over the last few years bringing together our services. Please prayerfully consider taking on this position. We also have a vacancy on our Property/Maintenance Committee. If you would like further information about these two positions please speak to a member of the Church Council.
Volunteers/Helpers sought to assist in the production of the Christmas Eve Services at Faith. A Team with representatives from Bethany/Tabor/Langmeil (who are joining in this year) is being formed to produce the presentation. Please see Annette Ognjanovic after the Bethany Services or Raelene Falland after the Tabor services.
“Thank so much for your continued support”
Item Collection Point: The Hub - Aim: 25 Hampers
Items required: Cereal (medium), Long life 1Lt Milk, Custard & Fruit Juice, Tea/ Coffee/Milo (small/medium), Plumrose Tinned Ham 340-450gm, Mixed Tin Vegetables, Tinned Fruit, Vegemite/Jam (small-medium), Sweet Biscuits, Christmas Lollies, Chips.
Alternatively, cash donations can be made to The Hub to cover the purchase of required items.
Friday 24th November, 6 pm. At Rusden Wines, 221 Magnolia Rd. Vine Vale.
“The Story of Rusden Wines” with Christian Canute. BYO chair, food, drink, and eating utensils. BBQ available. For further details, contact Jarome Graetz at 0438 797 300.
The next FUEL service will be held on November 26th at the Harvest Centre and will be an Advent theme led by Josh Hein. Morning tea will be served from 10 am with worship to follow at 10:30 am. Great opportunity for intergenerational and inter-congregational fellowship. For further details, contact Jo Herrmann at firstname.lastname@example.org
9.00 am Tabor HC Service with Pastor Rob Schubert
10.30 am Bethany HC service with Pastor Rob Schubert
This week's Readings -
Joshua 24:1-3a,14-25 Israel promises to serve the Lord
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Questions about the Lord's coming
Matthew 25;1-13 Parable of the wise and foolish girls
Stir up, Lord, the wills of your faithful people. Help us richly bear the fruit of good works, and give us your rich reward.
We ask this through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.