YOY CAR TRIAL
Sunday 16th September
Early lunch provided at the church hall followed by a car trial, after which there is afternoon tea back at the hall
Safe Food Seminar
For all people involved in catering
Tuesday, 16th October
at St Paul’s Hall 9.30 to 12 noon
Free, but they would like numbers so please call Anne Williamson
Prayer chain and cards
The church’s prayer chain and sympathy/get well card distribution system will be split into two entities from now on.
Fay de Witte will continue to manage the prayer chain while Claire Reynolds will take on the distribution of cards. Fay's phone number is 0428 582 720.
Claire can be contacted on her mobile 0428 852 966 which she checks every day, or contact her on email firstname.lastname@example.org
Many thanks for your giving
Many thanks for your financial commitment to God through the offerings to your church.
For those who may be interested in electronic giving the bank details of our church are below. You may organise your payment for weekly, fortnightly or monthly giving.
Name: Gloucester Uniting Church
Reference: Your name or “offerings.”
Below: The spring garden working bee upgraded some of the gardens within the church grounds.
Church Council minutes
A copy of the church council minutes will be pinned to the notice board each month.
They are also available for emailing. Just see secretary Kerry Chisholm.
Similarly the Church's Congregational minutes will be available on the notice board, and emailed to anyone who wants them from secretary Shirley Hazell.
Mid North Coast Presbytery Retreat
With Moderator Rev Simon Hansford
6th to 8th September, 2018
Stuarts Point (SDA) Convention Centre
Set in an area of natural beauty and adjacent to the beach
All are welcome
This Retreat in an opportunity available to all. It is not just an event for leaders but a chance for everyone to spend some time out and an opportunity to share stories and wisdom. It is a great opportunity to hear from our Moderator and listen to his visions and hopes for the future.
Registrations close 22nd August
There are Registration Forms on the table on the foyer
Your input required
The Elders have begun an investigation into the best use of the church hall and the limitation and impact that the existing toilets' configuration has on the kitchen and hall.
Your input in finding the best solution would be welcomed so please speak to any of the Elders if you have any suggestions.
All newly re-elected elders and continuing elders were commissioned at the 4th February service by Rev Judy Caldwell. They are: John Williamson, Kerry Chisholm, Jenny Shaw, Sue Thomas, Colin Charles, Collister Reynolds, Bob Tebbet, Jeff Kite, Jillian Carson, Megan de Witte and David Collett.
Congregational chairperson is Sam de Witte, congregational secretary Shirley Hazell and hall bookings to go through Helen Parsons.