Pull in for a coffee, snacks, toilets and a rest – we’ll look after you.
CHANGE OF DATE – Parish Council will meet at the rectory Monday 27th October 4.00pm this month not 20th as previously agreed.
Annual Diocesan Clergy Retreat at Pallotti College Millgrove Monday 13 – Thursday 16 October Reverend Jo will attend. Monday service at Crossley House as usual however there will be no Wednesday 10.30am mid-week service.
All Souls Service Sunday 2nd November 9.00am – As part of our usual Service of Holy Communion the names of those who have died in the past year will be read and a candle lit. If you wish to include the names of other loved ones to be remembered on this day please give their names to Reverend Jo or a warden.
‘Rest eternal grant unto them O Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon them.’
BIG BIG THANK YOU to everyone who assisted at the working bee for Holy Trinity on Saturday 4th October we got a lot of jobs done including ridding the church and vestry of cobwebs, trimming the lawn edges, cleaning the windows and polishing the brass. Special thanks to Phil Tracey (Rector’s Warden) for organising the work and providing a lovely barbeque lunch.
New to Mission Table –
Tear Australia News October Issue including the launch of their 2014 Useful Gifts Catalogue.
Anglican Overseas Aid (formerly Anglicord) Spring/Summer newsletter – Bible Study on page 10 about Commitment in our postmodern world
CBM Christian Blind Mission – situation report on the world’s worse Ebloa epidemic
Only 77 days until Christmas and even less until The Combined Churches Christmas Carols in the Regent Theatre – Sunday 14th December 7.30pm
We almost have a full cast for our Nativity Play. If you would like to join in we have a few non speaking parts left as shepherds or magi.
Can you sew? We need someone or more than one to prepare some costumes for us. See Reverend Jo if you can help.
Rehearsals for our Nativity Play
Sunday 30th November 11.30am at Holy Trinity Yarram
Sunday 7th December 11.30am at St John’s Port Albert
Saturday 13th December 11.30am at Holy Trinity Yarram
Sunday 14th December DRESS REHEARSAL 11.30am at Holy Trinity Yarram
The Gippsland Anglican out today – make sure you get your copy that includes a great article about our recent fundraiser in Port Albert. (see page 7 Whisky Degustation at Port Albert)
Yarram Combined Churches Christmas Hamper Committee Meeting – Wednesday 15th October 4.30pm Holy Trinity Yarram in the foyer
Bible Study Groups –
You can join a group anytime
Coffee Connect Group meets weekly Mondays 3.45pm at P.K. Cafe
Won Wron Group meets monthly second Tuesday of the month 7pm
St John’s Port Albert meeting fortnightly Wednesday 4pm
Starting a new study -The Gospel of Luke: New Hope, New Joy by Ada Lum.
The Annual General Meeting of the Parish of Yarram will be held on Sunday 9th November following 9.00am service at Holy Trinity.
Pop this date in your diary now. The meeting will be an opportunity to celebrate our achievements, affirm those who take office and explore the future. Election of new Parish Councillors, and Deanery Representatives will also take place.
If you are currently not on the parish roll please add your details to forms available in the foyer.
You are also asked to prayerfully consider how you might contribute to the life of the parish.
All organisations and groups belonging to the parish are asked to have their reports to the secretary by 20th October. We would like to include photos in our reports so if you have some please include these with your report.
Reports can be sent via email firstname.lastname@example.org or to Miriam Stackhouse Parish Secretary
A Congregational Meeting for Holy Trinity following the AGM to discuss matters of particular relevance including the possible reinstatement of rosters.