Notice Board

**“Please note that Kevin & Kim will be away on leave from Friday 20 July till Sat 18 Aug (inclusive). The Rev Denis Kirkaldy will be Rector during this time & will have the Rector’s mobile so can be contacted on 0415 657 038. Kevin will return to duties on Sun 19 Aug.
*Kids club resumes Friday 3 Aug.
*Coffee with friends is on Wednesday’s during school terms 10-11.30am. Why not invite a friend to come along for coffee & a friendly chat? A gold coin donation                                                         *Our farmers are doing it really tough. You can make a donation to help them at www.buyabale.com.au/hunter or phone—1300327624
*There’s a Men’s Dinner here on Mon 6 Aug from 6pm. $10pp. Please put your name down on the sign up sheet or let John Elder or Annie know if you can come. The guest speaker for the night will be from the Stroke Foundation.
*The Annual Diocesan Convention will take place at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College 256 Minmi Rd Fletcher on Saturday 11 Aug 9:15 am – 3:30 pm. The keynote speaker will be Rev Dr John Capper who will be speaking on evangelism and apologetics. Sally Bathgate will also present on Tea and Threads, plus a presentation by CEY on hearing the voices and views of our children. $20 pp Tickets available online at:- http://www.ticketebo.com.au/anglican-diocese-newcastle/diocesan-convention-2018.html (or ask Annie to email you the link, or if you aren’t computer savvy ask Annie to register you). This fee includes conferencing, complimentary lunch and refreshments. On-line booking and payment is required by Sun 5 Aug. Please choose your lunch preference on check-out and advise of any other medical dietary requirements.
*Pastoral Carers there will be a morning tea catch up for approximately 1 hour on Sat 25 Aug here at St James at 10am. Hope you can make it! Please see Tony Smith for any more info & to let him know if you can make it.

DIARY DATES

Wed 1 Aug 10am – Midweek service
Wed 1 Aug 10am – Coffee with Friends

SAVE THE DATES

Sat 11 Aug 9.15am-3.30pm – Annual Diocesan Convention @ Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College, Fletcher
Sat 11 Aug 9am-3pm – Basecamp for Men see Troy Durrant for details.
Sat 25 Aug 10am –
Pastoral Carers catch up
Tues 18 Sep 7pm – Watoto Children’s Choir here!
Sat 20 Oct 9.30am- 2.30pm – CMS Coastal Mission Day @ EV Erina
Sat 3 Nov 8.30am-2pm – St James Christmas Fete