25th August 2019

Name Tags

Don't forget to wear your name tag this morning.

Secret Men's Business

There have been changes from the details published last week. The next Secret Event will be held at the Balhannah Soldiers' Memorial Institute on Monday the 2nd of September at 6.30pm, hosted by Graeme Pearson.

Women's Night Fellowship

Join Women's Fellowship for a silent auction and supper at the church on Tuesday September 3rd beginning 7.30pm.
What is available in the silent auction? Delicious baked goods, garden plants and precious items.
Money raised will go toward funding the Oakbank School Brekkie Club, so all support is welcomed for this special evening. Contact Raelene Block ph 0418357604

UC e-News

UC e-News is the weekly e-newsletter of the Uniting Church in SA. It contains News, Up-coming Events, The Weekly Reflection, Notices and Prayer Points. You can view the current web version at

Act for Peace

Act for Peace is launching its 70th Christmas Bowl and is calling for Churches of all denominations to unite to help raise donations for those in need.
Read more about this on the Act for Peace website and register for more information here [].

Event highlights

"All things bright and beautiful"
Seminar with Rev Dr Vicky Balabanski
Wednesday 4 September 2019
7-30pm to 9-00pm
Henley-Fulham Uniting Church – Fulham worship centre
(16 Madeline Crescent, Fulham)
Rev Dr Vicky Balabanski will explore the integral role that creation has in the Good News, and the particular message from Colossians 1: 15-20 & 23.
All are welcome to attend this free seminar. Refreshments will be provided. For further details contact Bill on 0438 847 204.

Art for All – CoroUniting Church
Saturday 7 September, 10am-3pm
CoroUniting Church is hosting a community event to celebrate local art and artists. More information can be found here [] and a Facebook event page here []

New Times Aug/Sept edition

An electronic copy of New Times is now available at .

Future New Items

Just a reminder that if you have any future announcements, please email them to by COB on Wednesday.

Ministry In Action - Roster

Sunday 25th August

Offering & Counters -
K Bassell, J Barnes
Lock-up - T Wundenberg
Cleaning - C Kemp
Display - S McDonald
Greeters & Collection -
S Adcock, G Adcock
Flowers - M Bull
Morning Tea -
S & G Adcock
Sound & Vision -
R Windle
Camera - B Adcock
Sunday 1st Sept DRAFT

Offering & Counters -
A Ballard, R Jones
Lock-up - B Crispe
Cleaning - D Rowe
Display - B Windle
Greeters & Collection -
P & B Crispe
Flowers - B Windle
Morning Tea -
C & B Kemp
Sound & Vision -
Camera - TBA

Sunday 8th September

Offering & Counters -
S Harris, R McDonald
Lock-up - T Wundenberg
Cleaning - B Pugsley
Display - TBA
Greeters & Collection -
J Gordon, K Johnson
Flowers - S Adcock
Morning Tea -
T & L Wundenberg
Sound & Vision -
Camera - TBA

Bible Readings

Aug 25 Jer 1:4-10 Ps 71:1-6 Heb 12:18-29 Lk 13:10-17
Sept 1 Jer 2:4-13 Ps 81:1,10-16 Heb 13:1-8, 15-16 Lk 14:1, 7-14
Sep 8 Pent 13 [23] Jer 18:1-11 Ps 139:1-6,13-18 Phlm 1-21 Lk 14:25-33 G
Sep 15 Pent 14 [24] Jer 4:11-12, 22-28 Ps 14 1 Tim 1:12-17 Lk 15:1-10

OAS Brekkie Club Term 3 Roster

Friday August 30
Andy & Donna
Pete & Bev
Friday September 6

Friday September 13
Ron & Cherie
Andy & Donna
Peter & Bev

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 UnitingChurch