Wed’s 10am- Midweek Service. The 10am Wednesday service is in recess on: 26 Dec ‘18, 2 Jan & 9 Jan ‘19. It will resume on Wed 16 Jan.

CHRISTMAS SERVICES
Sun 16 Dec 5pm – Blue Christmas – Facing Christmas without Them Service
Sun 23 Dec 5pm – Family Christmas Event
Christmas Eve Mon 24 Dec 8pm – Nine Lessons & Carols by Candlelight.
Christmas Day Tues 25 Dec 9am – Christmas Communion

SAVE THE DATES
5-11 Jan Katoomba- CMS Summer School
Mon 21– Fri 25 Jan 10am-12.30pm Jan Fest Kid’s Club
Sun 10 Feb- Deputation for the Archers a Bring & Share lunch will follow.

Notice Board

*This year Kevin has added a new Christmas service especially for those who miss loved ones at this time of year. It’s called “Blue Christmas” & will be on Sun 16 Dec at 5pm. A light supper will follow for all those who attend.

*On Mon 17 Dec there will be a combined Churches Christmas Carols Service next door at St Cecilia’s at 6pm, with a sausage sizzle to follow.

*Kid’s Club is in recess until next year while we work on restructuring the program.

*Coffee with Friends on Wednesday is also in recess till school term recommences next year.

*Our farmers are still doing it really tough. & it’s extra hard for them with Christmas nearly here. You can make a donation to help them at www.buyabale.com.au/hunter or phone—1300327624

*If you are able to deliver some Christmas Services flyers around the church local area could you please see Annie who will print some for you.

*We need people to help with welcoming at the beginning of the 9.30am service. If you are interested please see Kevin or Annie in the office.

*Leslie Burdon, the Chaplain at Wyong High, is making up Christmas hampers for needy families. If you would like to contribute something “festive” please bring into church on or before Sun 16 Dec. Please use the baskets under the foyer table.

*Kevin will be away from 26 Dec till 12 Jan on leave and back leading and preaching on 13 Jan. Rev Tony Smith will be available for pastoral matters that come up. Darren will be on leave from 31 Dec till 13 Jan 19 inclusive.

*Anglican Women Diocese of Newcastle. Thank-you Parishioners for your generous giving through the Thank-you Boxes 2017/18 project supporting Anglican Overseas Aid. Once again your support is needed. Riding for the Disabled (RDA) will be the focus of the Thank-you Box project for 2018/19. The primary objective of RDA is to provide people with a disability, the opportunity to ride & enjoy all the activities connected with Horse riding. Please be encouraged to collect a green Thank-you Box from the foyer to help support Riding for the Disabled NSW.

*No plans for Christmas Day? Join Samaritans for a community Christmas Lunch! This year the lunches will be held at three locations in Newcastle, Central Coast and Singleton. The Wyong Race Club lunch– commences at 11am. Volunteer positions for the Wyong lunch are already filled.