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THE ANGLICAN PARISH OF KEPPEL
DATE CLAIMERS
Sunday 15th February 2015
FEBRUARY
Transfiguration
Wednesday 18th
Ash Wednesday Service
Housden Place @ 7 am
Wednesday 18th
Ash Wednesday Service
Christ Church @ 10am
Wednesday 18th
Alpha
Housden Place @ 6.30 pm
Thursday 19th
Mothers Union Meeting
Housden Place @ 9.30 am
Friday 20th
Mens & Ladies Dinner
Saturday 21st
Ovarian Cancer Awareness
Afternoon Tea
Housden Place @ 2 pm
Sunday 22nd
Prayer & Worship
Housden Place @ 3 pm
Wednesday 25th
Alpha
Housden Place @ 6.30 pm
Mens at Phils
Ladies Claires
MARCH
St. James Congregation
Christ Church
18 Housden Place,
Archer Street, Emu Park
Lammermoor
PARISH OFFICE
18 Housden Place Lammermoor
Phone: 4933 6611 (all hours)
Fax: 4933 7011
Postal Address:
Email: [email protected]
P. O. Box 197,
Website www.keppelanglican.org
Yeppoon QLD 4703
CLERGY
Canon Mike Donaldson
0439 391 226
Canon Phillip Ward
0407 392 419
Parish Wardens:
Priest’s – Lorraine Veach 4939 2483 email: [email protected]
People’s – Rhylla Webb 4938 8963 email [email protected]
Centre Warden St James –Jane Bacon 4939 3596 email [email protected]
Christ Church – Rhylla Webb 4938 8963 email [email protected]ernode.on.net
WORSHIP FOR EACH WEEK
Sunday 1st
Parish AGM
Housden Place @ 10.30am
Wednesday 4th
Alpha
Housden Place @ 6.30 pm
Bible Studies - All welcome
Mondays - 2pm Lyn Timms 4939 7962 or [email protected]
Tuesdays- 7pm Jayne Thomson’s Bible study (ph Phil for location)
Wednesdays - Bible Study at the Rectory at 7.30pm
Wednesdays - Emu Park Prayer Group 9am at Christ Church
Thursdays - 2nd & 4th 11am at CARV. Ph saunders 4939 8879
Fridays - 1st & 3rd 2.30pm at the Morton’s. Ph 49395740
Parish Office Hours
Office hours are Tuesday and Friday 9am -­‐ 12 noon. Please phone Mike or Phil if you needs things at the office outside these hours. Mikes day off is every Tuesday. Pew sheet contribuCons : 4933 6611 or email offi[email protected]
St James – Yeppoon
At St Faith’s Lammermoor
Saturday 6:00 pm Holy Communion
Sunday 7.30 am Holy Communion
9.00 am Family Service
Tuesday 8.30 am Morning Prayer
Third Thursday of the month 9.30am
Christ Church – Emu Park
Sunday
8.30am Holy Communion
Wednesday 9:00am Prayer Group
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Prayer & Worship
Fourth Sunday 3:00pm Lammermoor
Opening Sentence: A great prophet has arisen among us! God has visited his people!
Luke 7.16
Prayer of the Day (Collect): Everliving God, your Son, Jesus Christ,healed the lepers
and brought good news to the despised and outcast: grant us your gifts of compassion and
self-control, that in serving others in their need we may strive for the imperishable wreath
that you bestow on all who truly love you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and
reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God,now and for ever.Amen.
Prayer of the Week
Let your merciful ears, O Lord,be open to prayers of your humble servants; and
that they may obtain their petitions make them ask such things as shall please
you; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
THIS WEEKS READINGS
NEXT WEEKS READINGS
Transfiguration
First Sunday in Lent
2 Kings 2. 1-12
Psalm 50. 1-6
2 Corinthians 4. 3-12
Mark 9. 2-9
Genesis 90. 8-17
Psalm 25. 1-10
1 Peter 3. 19-22
Mark 1. 9-15
THE CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA
THE DIOCESE
The Diocese of Melbourne
Special Ministry District of Mt
Morgan
Philip Freier
Barbara Darling
Philip Huggins
Archbishop
Regional Philip
Regional Bishop
St Mary the Virgin Mt Morgan
All Souls’ Wowan
Under the care of the The Bishop
Paul Gribble & Val
INTENTION FOR THE DAY
For the leaders of the nations
The Sick - Jan Winks, Nita Besgrove,
Adrian Nelson, Colin Pearson, Dell
Winkleman, Heather & Ross McKenzie,
Dorothy Williamson, Michelle
Williamson, John Harris, Doug Brodie
The Elderly - Bill Carmichael, Ismay
Wells, Evelyn Lever, Billie Willard, Dorothy
Hawes, Fr John Quaife, Rev Trevor Manning,
Daphne Engel, Moya Devine,
Long Term Prayer Support - Graham
McCamley, Ron & Ivy Rendell, Joyce
Smith, Joyce Lawrie, Barry Tennent,
Bev Frisby
THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK FROM MOTHERS UNION: Uganda - Most of the people
in Uganda are semi-illiterate, and the country faces problems such as poverty, disease
and domestic violence. Many Mothers’ Union members are considered community
role models for their work in education and counselling. On Ash Wednesday may we
focus on God’s desire for us to put aside our selfish ways and play our part in living
out the values of God’s kingdom on earth. “Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all
kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying
for all the Lord’s people.” (Ephesians 6.18) We pray for our members in Uganda, that
their vision to affect society for good would be fulfilled. May they be enabled to
reach their full potential in all that God has given them.
MIKE AWAY: Mike will be away from tomorrow until Friday 27th February
inclusive. This will be a look and see tour for clergy only in preparation for a group
tour in the next eighteen months to Israel.
MENS & LADIES DINNER: Friday 20th February. Mens to be held at Phils.
Ladies to be held at Claire Dewars. For the ladies, please bring a cold dish for “A
splash of Summer” theme. RSVP to Claire on 4939 1240.
OVARIAN CANCER AFTERNOON TEA: February is the month for ovarian
awareness and we are holding an afternoon tea at St James Hall 18 Housden
Place Lammermoor Saturday 21st February 2015 at 2.00pm $5.00 admission
Proceeds to go towards Ovarian Cancer Research. Dr Tom Dewar is our Guest
Speaker and he will address the importance of early diagnoses of ovarian
cancer and how to achieve this. Bookings: Lorraine Veach 4939 2483
PARISH AGM: The parish AGM will be held on Sunday 1st March at
10.30am. In preparation for this, please ensure that the role of electors has been
signed against your details as this is required for those voting at the AGM.
Nominations are required for the positions of churchwardens, councillors,
Synod and parish nominator. Forms can be obtained from the door of the
Church.
CAR BOOT SALE: The Parish is having a Car Boot Sale on Saturday 28th
March from 7am-11am. Sites are $12 each or 2 sites for $20. This is not a
Market Day and we encourage parishioners to book a site as this is your
opportunity to sell any unwanted treasures of whatever you like. Any queries
or bookings contact Lyndall on 0418392303.
PASTORAL CARE: As our Parish growers so does the reasonability of caring for
those who make up our parish family. The Pastoral Care group is only one group that
is praying and visiting people in need in the Parish. If you know of anyone who needs
a visit could you please let the Clergy know. The Pastoral Care team includes Lyn
Oliver, Lyndall Anderson, Neil & Luz Morton, Sheryl Schlencker & Paul Tucker. If
you would like to join the team, please let Phil know.
VISITING: It was good to see Fr Aub and Veronica Pedwell in the parish last week.
Aub will be retiring before June and doing some travelling. Also Fr John Cornish a
past Rectory is also retiring, both will retire to the Brisbane Diocese.
MUSIC PLAYGROUP: Wednesday mornings commencing at 9.30am at Housden
Place. All invited to attend.
ALPHA: Alpha has commenced but if you still wish to join you are most welcome.
At this stage we have 9 guests and would love to see more. For more information call
Phil on 0407392419 or [email protected]
LAY RETREAT: Sunday 17th to Wednesday 20th May at The Haven, Emu Park.
The Retreat Conductor will be announced in due course. In order to try to minimise
the cost to participants we will be arranging our own morning and afternoon tea again
this year. This year we will only have the use of Julian Lodge so numbers will be
limited. Forms are located at the rear of both Churches.
2 Kings 2:1-12
Now when the LORD was about to take Elijah up to heaven by a whirlwind,
Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. Elijah said to Elisha, "Stay here;
for the LORD has sent me as far as Bethel." But Elisha said, "As the LORD lives,
and as you yourself live, I will not leave you." So they went down to Bethel. The
company of prophets who were in Bethel came out to Elisha, and said to him,
"Do you know that today the LORD will take your master away from you?" And
he said, "Yes, I know; keep silent."
Elijah said to him, "Elisha, stay here; for the LORD has sent me to Jericho." But
he said, "As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you." So
they came to Jericho. The company of prophets who were at Jericho drew near to
Elisha, and said to him, "Do you know that today the LORD will take your
master away from you?" And he answered, "Yes, I know; be silent."
Then Elijah said to him, "Stay here; for the LORD has sent me to the Jordan."
But he said, "As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you."
So the two of them went on. Fifty men of the company of prophets also went, and
stood at some distance from them, as they both were standing by the Jordan. Then
Elijah took his mantle and rolled it up, and struck the water; the water was parted
to the one side and to the other, until the two of them crossed on dry ground.
When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, "Tell me what I may do for you,
before I am taken from you." Elisha said, "Please let me inherit a double share of
your spirit." He responded, "You have asked a hard thing; yet, if you see me as I
am being taken from you, it will be granted you; if not, it will not." As they
continued walking and talking, a chariot of fire and horses of fire separated the
two of them, and Elijah ascended in a whirlwind into heaven. Elisha kept
watching and crying out, "Father, father! The chariots of Israel and its horsemen!"
But when he could no longer see him, he grasped his own clothes and tore them
in two pieces.
Psalm 50:1-6
The LORD, the God of gods, has spoken; *
he has called the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.
Out of Zion, perfect in its beauty, *
God reveals himself in glory.
Our God will come and will not keep silence; *
before him there is a consuming flame,
and round about him a raging storm.
He calls the heavens and the earth from above *
to witness the judgment of his people.
"Gather before me my loyal followers, *
those who have made a covenant with me
and sealed it with sacrifice."
Let the heavens declare the rightness of his cause; *
for God himself is judge.
2 Corinthians 4:3-6
Even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. In their case
the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from
seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. For
we do not proclaim ourselves; we proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and ourselves as
your slaves for Jesus' sake. For it is the God who said, "Let light shine out of
darkness," who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the
glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Mark 9:2-9
Font Tag Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led
them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before
them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could
bleach them. And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, who were talking
with Jesus. Then Peter said to Jesus, "Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us
make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah." He did not
know what to say, for they were terrified. Then a cloud overshadowed them, and
from the cloud there came a voice, "This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!"
Suddenly when they looked around, they saw no one with them any more, but
only Jesus. As they were coming down the mountain, he ordered them to tell no
one about what they had seen, until after the Son of Man had risen from the dead.
NOTES FROM SERMON
TODAYS READINGS
QUESTIONS FROM SERMON
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