2nd June 2019

Congregation and Annual General Meeting

To be held at conclusion of Worship on Sunday, 2nd June 2019*

Followed by a shared lunch and fellowship

Presbytery choice - information & how to vote

The attached document gives some background information about the presbytery choice voting, as well as describing the voting process. If you are unable to attend the Congregational meeting after morning service this Sunday 2 June, you can vote online through SurveyMonkey. There is a clickable weblink in the PDF document, and it is suggested you carefully read the whole document before using the link to access the Survey. If the weblink does not work for you, please contact Ron Pitcher on 0419 332 209, or email


Secret Men's Business

SMB Will be held on Monday June 3rd at 6.30 p.m at the home of Kathy and Kym Bassell. Please RSVP to Kym or Ray for catering purposes.
At this stage we have a venue for October and November, however a venue is still needed for July, August and September, so please give it some thought.
Ray McDonald Sue McDonald
phone 08 8388 4592 mobile 0417 358 973 email

National Mission Packing Day in the Hills

Tuesday 4th June from 12 noon
Receiving goods and sorting (with continuous "cuppa").

Wednesday 5th June from 9.00am
Packing, morning tea and devotions.

Men and women are invited to take part on either, or both, days.
Any amount of time you can afford would be most appreciated.
For further details speak to Lorraine or Trevor 0438 884 693.

Current (new) list of goods required available on the library table in the church foyer.

News Items concerning Geoff's Absence

* In Geoff's absence we are seeking helpers to assist at this week's OVRC and St Pauls services (Wed & Fri), so if you can assist please contact Anne for details.

* Update on Todd Hurst - he is talking and relatively happy, hoping to be discharged Tuesday or Wednesday. Geoff will be staying in Perth for a bit longer to offer logistical support. Cheers Peter Smith

OAS Brekkie Club Term 2 Roster

June 7: Student Free Day
June 14: Barb, Phil, Peter,Coralie, Brenton, Barry & Natalie, Roger
June 21: Ron, Cherie, Peter, Roz, Jo, Brenton, Roger

Thank you so much for the generous donations made to the Brekkie Club recently. We really appreciate your partnership in this ministry. Cherie

Bible Readings

June 2 Acts 16:16-34 Ps 97 Rev 22:12-14, Jn 17:20-26
June 9 Acts 2:1-21 Ps 104:24- Rom 8:14-17 Jn 14:8-17, (25-27)
June 16 Prv 8:1-4, 22-31 Ps 8 Rom 5:1-5 Jn 16:12-15

Ministry in Action - Roster

June 2. Refreshments - J Lisk, N Rimmer, : Door and Offering - G & B Adcock:
Offering Count - A Pobke, R Windle: Flowers - S Adcock: Display - S McDonald:
Sound / Vision - R Windle: Camera - B Adcock: Lock-up - B Pugsley: Cleaning - C Kemp

June 9. Refreshments - B & S Pugsley, : Door and Offering - K Johnson & J Gordon:
Offering Count - S Harris & N Rimmer: Flowers - J Scott: Display - S McDonald:
Sound / Vision - B Rimmer:
Camera - G Adcock: Lock-up - F Bowen: Cleaning - P Crispe

June 16. Refreshments - R Abraham, S Harris: Door and Offering - A Ballard, C Kemp:
Offering Count - S & B Pugsley: Flowers - M Houston: Display - A Rowe:
Sound / Vision - R Pitcher: Camera - F Bowen: Lock-up - B Crispe: Cleaning - B Crispe
Communion Preparation - M Bull

Woodside Lions Market

The next Woodside Uniting Church stall at the Lions Market will be held on Saturday 15th June from 8am. The month's funds will support Second Chances.

What's coming up

Monday 10.00am Home Group - Bible Study


Minister: Geoff Hurst: Ph 0447 971 878:
Church Office: 3 Bridge Street Balhannah 5242: Ph 8388 4048:
Kids’ & Youth Ministry: Hayden Kuiper: Ph 0447 766 460:
Council Chair: chairman@
Secretary & Property Bookings: Kathy Bassell: Ph 0419 833 039
Prayer Chain: Coralie: 0417 816 065: Raelene: 0418 357 604
Newsletter: Website:
Banking Details: Bendigo Bank: BSB 633 000: A/c No 162707848: Balhannah Uniting Church