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Lost and Found
If you’ve lost something at church (or have picked up something that looks lost), please take note of our lost and found box near the front door.
We’ve received a special request to make an appeal for a lost doll belonging to Isobel Farrow that was left behind after last Sunday’s 10:00am service. Apparently Isobel left her doll rather near the ‘free toys’ box in the foyer on Sunday, so it’s possible someone may have picked her up.
The Farrows describe the doll’s main features as:
-having a head that smells like vanilla;
-being rather floppy in the middle;
-wearing an ill-fitting hot pink onesie on Sunday when she went missing.
Here is a photo of her, without her little onesie on:
Have you picked Isobel’s doll up by mistake? She’d love to have her back!
A meeting will be held for our Growth Group leaders and coordinators at the Kemp’s house, 15 Dudley St Asquith, 7:45pm on Tuesday 23rd January. Please RSVP to Marty:
Our first prayer meeting for 2018 will be held at the Kemps’ home at 15 Dudley St Asquith; from 2:00pm on Thursday February 1st. Afternoon tea will be served. If you can make it, Marty and Jas (and Theo) would love to see you there! If you would like a lift, please contact the church office.
Training plans for February 2018
We have planned some dates for new OR refresher training for three areas of Ministry here at Waitara. Please add them to your brand new diary or phone calendar!
Service Leaders Sunday 4th Feb
Prayers Sunday 18th Feb
Bible Readers Sunday 25th Feb
These training opportunities will run from 11.30am for approximately an hour. Ideally we would like for all members of our teams to attend and be up to date as we serve each other at church. Please RSVP to Vicki in our church office:
G4K – Games For Kids
If you know children in Years 4-6 this year, perhaps ask them to join us in for Games For Kids. Starting on Friday afternoons in school term, the group will meet from 3.30pm until 5.30pm. This will be a fun time with friends, board games, a lesson from the Bible and will include afternoon tea. $30 per term. Please register online or email your registration interest to the church office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Diary dates for Term One 2018
23 Jan 7.45pm Growth Group Leaders Meeting
1Feb 2pm Prayer Meeting at Kemp’s Place
4 Feb 11.30am Service Leader Training
5-7th Feb Young Adults’ beach trip
6 Feb 10am Junior Jivers Term One starts
6 Feb 10am Craft Ladies Term One starts
7 Feb 10am ESL Term One starts
8 Feb 10am Playtime Term One starts
11Feb All Services Ong Family Visit
18 Feb 11.30am Prayer Training
25 Feb 11.30am Bible Reader Training
1 Mar 2pm Prayer Meeting at Kemp’s Place
18 Mar 11.30am Annual General Meeting
24 Mar 9am till 2pm International Food Festival
30 Mar Good Friday
1 Apl Easter Sunday
15 Apl 10am C4K Family Service
Prayers for this week
Pray for those who are charged with keeping and operating the world’s nuclear weapons. Pray they may be kept from costly mistakes.
Pray for Matt Kean, our local member for State Parliament. Pray for wisdom as Matt (with his office) seek to serve us as our representative.
Pray for those who are new to our church, or who maybe still feel new. Pray that they might feel comfortable as they join us in fellowship.
Pray for our Friday night ministry to youth, currently in recess over the summer break. Pray that the New Year might see new members.
Pray for Barry Edmundson, recovering from abdominal surgery this week after suffering from severe pain last weekend.
Give thanks the Carpentiers have found a permanent place to live. Pray for their ability to remember new names as they settle in!
Blessings from your team at church,
Marty, Emily, Nick, Richard, Leonie, Matt, and Vicki