Friday, 29 January 2016

PEW SHEET 31st January 2016

YOU ARE INVITIED TO CELEBRATE SHROVE TUESDAY at the Rectory 6.00pm Tuesday 9th February.
Includes a meal of savoury and sweet pancakes, burning of palm crosses and preparation of incense nails for our Pascal Candle
Please add your name to the list at the church if planning to attend.

Ash Wednesday 10th February will be marked by a simple service at Holy Trinity 10.30am or 6.30pm. These two services will include Holy Communion and the imposition of ashes.

Parish Council meeting 10th February 4.00pm Ash Wednesday at the Rectory; councillors may wish to stay on for the Ash Wednesday service at 6.30pm. If you have any matters you would like to bring to the councils attention you could write a letter or have a chat to our councillors.
Lenten Studies this year commence Wednesday 17th February.
Walking Humbly with God by Dr Timothy Gaden $10.00
Every Lent is an opportunity to examine anew our walk with God. We are invited each year in this season to walk with the Israelites on their journey from slavery to freedom, and to walk with Jesus in the last week of his earthly life. As we do this, Jesus walks with us, pointing out the road ahead and holding us when we stumble.
In this down to earth series of Lenten studies, each week focuses on a different aspect of this humble walk with God. Copies are available from Bible Study Leaders.
Rev Jo will offer studies on Wednesdays following 10.30am Holy Communion in the vestry and Wednesday evening 7.30pm at the Rectory. For other Bible Study groups please speak to our Bible Study Leaders.
175th ANNIVERSARY OF PORT ALBERT commences Friday 12th February with an official opening as part of Warren Curry’s exhibition 6.00pm at the small hall in Victoria St. Port Albert. A full program of 175th celebration events will appear soon in the Yarram Standard and at the Port Albert Post Office.
 The Reaffirmation of Wedding Vows Saturday 14th February 2.30pm at St John’s Port Albert. Fun, Romance and the opportunity for everyone present to enjoy St Valentine’s Day. Five couples (including Barry and Thelma who will celebrate their golden wedding) will officially reaffirm their vows but we can all be part of it. Afternoon tea to follow in the church yard
Blessing of the Fleet Sunday 21st February 11.00am at the Slip Jetty Port Albert. Including a sail past by the Wooden Boat Club. There will also be a vintage car show at Rutter Park. Lots of fun at the port!
Sponsored by: Wellington Shire and Anglican Parish of Yarram
Pastoral Visit of Bishop Kay Goldsworthy 8th May 10.30am Holy Trinity; if you or someone you know would like to take this opportunity for baptism, confirmation or reception into the Anglican Church please speak to Rev. Jo.


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