SEA SUNDAY 16th July 12.00 noon
join us for soup and rolls at Port Albert Community Hall, Victoria St, Port Albert Guest Speaker The Reverend Ken Rogers
|Rev. Ken Rogers|
Ken is an Anglican Priest who retired from Foster in October 2006 to live in Forest Hill, Melbourne.
After schooling he studied Applied Physics at RMIT, worked as a Technician at Melbourne University, was a Warden of an Overseas Students Hostel in Carlton and as a youth worker prior to marriage and then theological studies.
He and his wife Susan have ministered in Ceduna, Forest Hill, Geraldton and since retirement have done many Locums including a stint in Katherine.
In November 2012 -for three months Ken lived in East Jerusalem and Susan was living in Bethlehem as human rights observers. His interest and involvement in the Mission to Seafarers stretches over twenty years and he currently serves on the Board in Melbourne. Ken is looking forward to sharing with us on Sea Sunday.
NAIDOC WEEK Tuesday 4th July 11.00 – 12.30am
on the lawn area next to flags at the DELWP offices
Welcome and Flag raising
Dancers from Wulgunggo Njalu Learning Place
Anglicare celebrates its 20th Year after amalgamating three of the most experienced child and family welfare agencies: The Mission of St James and St John, St John’s Homes for Boys and Girls, and the Mission to Streets and Lanes. Today we give thanks and celebrate the work of Anglicare in Victoria and especially in this Diocese of Gippsland.
Mission news this month provides more interesting reading.
You will find a special envelope in your pew today from Anglicare Victoria as part of a special appeal. If you wish to make a donation to help celebrate over 260 years of aiding vulnerable people in the community please feel free to do so, using the provided envelope. Today is Thanksgiving day for the wonderful work Anglicare do.
Also please take a copy of their Winter newsletter, ''Imagine",
as usual full of interest.
A newsletter, too, from the Brotherhood of St.Laurence,; inspiring stories of work with refugees and asylum seekers, particularly the Homework Club and employment program. You will notice a colorful poster on the board, "Celebrate in Prayer", from Anglican Overseas Aid; a few ideas to add to our prayer list. Donations are always welcome to their work too.
The Parish of Yarram congratulates The Right Reverend Kay Goldsworthy on the
Bishop Kay - opening doors
for women in ministry
occasion of her recent Queen's Birthday Honour; Order of Australia for distinguished service to religion and as a pioneer and role model for women, to church administration, and to pastoral care and equality.
BIBLE STUDY GROUPS -
a place for fellowship around the Bible
a place for prayer
a place to ask questions
In Yarram – Coffee Connect, Mondays 3.45pm at the Coffee Palace (in recess for the school holidays)
The Gospel of LukeIn Port Albert – Wednesday 3.30pm at St John’s Raglan Street, led by Rev. Jo currently studying The Gospel of John;
You are welcome to join a group at any time or if you would like to start a group please talk to Rev. Jo