Thursday, 1 April 2021

Marsden Road Uniting Newsletter - April 2021


 Marsden Road Uniting Church

203 Marsden Road Carlingford

Monthly Newssheet April 2021

Our mission: to reflect Christ alive in the Community.

 Greetings to you out there in your homes. As we worship in our homes in the homelands of the Wallumedegal people. We acknowledge their Elders, past and present.

We hope that you will experience the presence of God in and through the Service, privately or as a Family joining with the people of God who continue to gather in Spirit although not physically.

 BIBLE READINGS: THE EASTER STORY

The Gospel of Mark, chapters 14, 15 and 16

PRAYER

Lord Jesus, you carried our sins in your own body on the tree,

so that we might have abundant life.

May we, and all who remember this day

find new life in you, now and in the world to come,

where you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen

 

CHURCH SERVICES


1st April 6.00pm: Tenebrae Service with Rev John Candy

2nd April 9.30am: Good Friday Service with Rev John Candy

4th April 9.30am: Easter Morning Service with Rev John Candy

11th April 9.30am: Rev John Candy will lead our service.

18th April: 9.30am: Rev John Candy will lead our service.

25th April 9.30am: Lynette Graham will lead our service. 

TRANSPORT

If anyone needs transport to church on Good Friday please ring Elaine on 9874 7231 

NURTURE GROUP

As a trial, Nurture Group is planning to meet for lunch instead of meeting in the evening. We will meet at 11.30 - 2.00. Bring a small plate to share. If you would like to come to a particular meeting that interests you, or to all our meetings, everyone is welcome. 

Our next meeting will be on Thursday 8th April at the Forrest’s' when Rev. John Candy will talk about his visit to Tasmania.

On Thursday 22nd April we will go to the cafe " La Provence " which is attached to the Nursery in West Parade, Eastwood, near the station. We will meet at midday. Please let Elaine know by Tuesday 20th April if you are coming. 

EASTER SERVICES For Easter tide this year, 2021.

Tenebrae Service on Maundy Thursday Evening 1st April at 6pm Good Friday 2nd April 9.30am

Easter Sunday 4th April 9.30am - A Communion Service 

TENEBRAE SERVICE

On Thursday 1st April at 6pm we will meet in the hall for a simple meal of fish and chips, followed by a Service by candlelight at 6.45pm. Cost for meal is $12 00. Please let Elaine (9874 7231) know if you are coming for the meal. 

FAREWELL TO NARGES

We regretfully bade farewell to Dr Narges Miri during and after the morning service on 14th March. She has accepted an offer of a research and clinical appointment to a university hospital in the USA. She flies out on Wednesday 31st March. We wish her and Juan, God's richest blessings. We hope that her husband Reza's visa to accompany her, arrives very soon. Our prayers go with them.

 

Offerings

 

·         Please consider offering via EFT – Direct Credit See details of Church Bank Account below.

·         By stewardship envelopes - set aside the money in them & bring to Church at the next service at MRUC

·         A/C Name: Marsden Road Uniting Church

BSB: 634 634          A/C: 100049856

 

Marsden Road Prayer Cycle

 The April Prayer Cycle has been sent to those for whom we have Email addresses. If you deliver services to those without Internet/Computer, please print these in Landscape and print on both sides flipping on short edge. It folds in three as a pamphlet. 

Parramatta Mission


Parramatta Mission are at the forefront of supporting individuals, families and communities who are disadvantaged, vulnerable & doing it tough. During this difficult time of Covid-19 the Mission continues to assist those in need. Details, www.parramattamission.org.au/donate 


CONTACTS

 Minister of the Word

Rev John Candy 0411 267 639 or 98681658 or whitestarhaven@gmail.com 

Church Council Chairperson:        Warwick Roden 9874 7584

Church Council Secretary:             Susan Halgren 9858 1409

Congregation Meeting Chair:         Ian Henderson 9875 2194

Property bookings/enquiries:         Warwick Roden 9874 7584

Website: www.marsdenroadunitingchurch.org.au  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MRUCC082016/ 

 




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