Marsden Road Uniting Church
203 Marsden Road Carlingford
Monthly Newssheet April 2021
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
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,
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.
If anyone needs transport to church on Good Friday please ring Elaine on 9874 7231
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
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.
· 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 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
Minister of the Word
Rev John Candy 0411 267 639 or 98681658 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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