Throughout January: Sermon Series: Dear Church......Love Jesus xx

Bible Readings:

January 24th :Rev 3:14-22

January 31st : Psalm 96 (Preacher is Andrew Gifford, Chief Operations Officer, Church Missionary Society - Victoria)

8am Service - No 8am service in January.

9.00am Service : Link to order of servicehttps://services.planningcenteronline.com/service_types/883424/plans/after/today

 

Prayer Points

World. Pray for God's mercy on our world and his active protection of people fmor the COVID-19 virus. Pray for the roll out, globally, of vaccines.

Nation:Pray for our leaders, giving thanks for thier work and for the blessing of a rest over summer.

Baw Baw: Pray for all our family reunions at Christmas to be full of peace and blessings - one to another.

Church: Pray for our summer services. For Kids hope. For the appointment of a Generations Minister. For our online services. For those recovering from illness.

Mission Partners:

For David & Prue Boyd, who serve in the Congo (although remotely - from Melbourne this COVID-19 year). They write

  • Please pray that the authorities and people in Congo will be prepared to do what is necessary to quell a possible second wave of Covid.

  • Please pray that our arrangements to return to Congo will fall into place.

  • Give thanks that we are able to go to see our daughter Emily and family in Tasmania over Christmas.

For Andy & Cathy Linton and their girls. Andy is a medical missionary in Africa and he writes:

  • We are in fact feeling tired. Malaria season in Galmi has been exhausting for the whole team. Every day at the hospital pregnant mums and young kids come with severe anaemia and need blood transfusions. Every day there are people who come too late to receive timely help. 
  • In the hospital in October, in the children's department alone there were 2429 children attended to, and 1226 were admitted, about 40 admissions a day! It's a super busy time!

Pray for God's enabling for Andy and his family -to work, to minister, and to spend time in rest and recreation as well.

Anglican Prayer Book:

24 January 2021

GATHERING IN GOD'S NAME

Sentence
Third Sunday After Epiphany
The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent, and believe in the gospel. Mark 1.15
Collect
Prayer of the Day
Third Sunday After Epiphany
Bountiful God,
through your Son you have called us to repent of our sin,
to believe the good news,
and to celebrate the coming of your kingdom:
teach us, like Christ’s first apostles,
to hear the call to discipleship,
and, forsaking old ways,
to proclaim the gospel of new life to a broken world;
through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen.

31 January 2021

GATHERING IN GOD'S NAME

Sentence
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness. Matthew 9.35
Collect
Prayer of the Day
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
God of compassion,
you have shown us in Christ
that your love is never ending:
enable us both to love you with all our heart
and to love one another as Christ loved us.
Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.