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Vol 06 No. 37                Sunday 18th October 2009                                   Phone: (07) 4774 5800 Fax:(07) 4774 6447
Administrator: Audrey Morgan; Church Bookings: Audrey Morgan;
Property Officers: Rod and Narelle Faddy
Church office hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 9.00am – 12 Noon
                                                                                        Minister: Anne Harley (07) 4774 6089
                                                                                        Pastor: Rod Faddy (07) 4774 3621

       A BIG WELCOME TO EVERYONE WORSHIPPING                                               CONGREGATIONAL NEWS
                   WITH US TODAY                                           We welcome Rod and Narelle Faddy to Mt Louisa
      We pray you’ll meet with God and enjoy being with His people.       House of Praise. We believe this will be a great
      Children and youth are very welcome and during school               partnership and the beginning of a new season in the
       term there are specific programmes for each age group               life of the Church
       to which all children and youth are warmly invited.                 - Please remember Rod is working only 25 hours a week
      We ask everyone every week to fill out the care card                - 11 Minaret Way, Mt Louisa, 0408758805, 47743621,
       accompanying this newssheet ... please join us.
      Copies of the service are available from the sound desk.
                                                                           - Rod and Narelle have also accepted the role of
                                                                                Property officer which will begin soon
   THIS WEEK – Sunday 18 October                                           -Tuesday is Rod and Anne’s official day off. The office
   8.30 am Prayer - everyone welcome (behind stage)                             is also closed. We ask that you respect their need
   9.00 am Igniters will lead the worship; The Word will                        for space on this day to recharge and be refreshed
             be brought by Anne Harley.                                         to be the leaders that God wants us to have
   Elder:    Anne Harley                                                   - We have employed Rod as a faith step. Currently our
   Stewards: Dennis & Heather Mulville                                          income will not sustain his employment. We do
   M/Tea:    Gary Waller, Lafai, Haydn Allen                                    however have some reserves to call on. So, the
   5.00 pm Xchange at Aitkenvale U.C                                            Church has made this decision in faith and we invite
   7.00 pm Worship at Aitkenvale U.C                                            you to take this time to reconsider your financial
             Launch of UC week of prayer and fasting                            commitment to the Church. Brochures will be
                                                                                available with the CNN to show you how you can
   Next Week – Sunday 25 October
                                 th                                             give.
   8.30 am Prayer - everyone welcome (behind stage)                        A WEEK OF PRAYER AND FASTING
   9.00 am G’sus will lead worship. Rev Dr John Lucas                      A Call to Prayer to seek God for the future of His Church
             will preach. Communion will be served                         MONDAY 19TH THRU SATURDAY 24TH OCTOBER
   Elder:     Anne Harley                                                  6.30 am Central Uniting – Wills Street
   Stewards: Gwenda Richardson, Trish Clouten, Terry                       10.00 am Wulguru Uniting – Culgoa Street
             Clark                                                         12.30 pm Kirwan Uniting – Hinchinbrook Drive
   M/Tea:    Beraldo Family, Callen & Kristen Baker                        3.00 pm Aitkenvale Uniting – Anne Street
   5.00 pm Xchange at Aitkenvale U.C                                       7.00 pm Mt Louisa House of Praise – Bayswater Rd
   7.00 pm Combined Uniting Church Service @ MLHoP                         There is a booklet for guided prayer for the week which
             to commission Pastor Rod Faddy                                you can pick up today.
                             BRING A PLATE FOR SUPPER
                                                                           Just a reminder: If we want a ministry to the broken
                PRAYER – THE POWER OF THE CHURCH                           and a ministry to families to co-exist it is really
                                                                           important that children join the after church play
   Weekly Prayer Meetings
                                                                           activities and play in the fenced courtyard. We do not
   Sunday 8.30 am (behind the stage)                                       want children in unsupervised areas e.g., behind the
   Monday 7.30 am (@ Heatley High)                                         stage or upstairs. Please talk to your children about
   Wednesday 1.00 pm (@ Church)                                            this. Thanks, Anne
   Wednesday 7.30 pm (men @ Church)
                                                                                           THIS WEEK’S ACTIVITIES
   Graeme Cooksley is doing well and went home on Tues
   6 . The doctor has suggested no visitors for a week.                    After Church Activity – Craft
   Carole and Graeme thank everyone for their prayers                      Next week: Painting – bring along a paint shirt!
   and support and praise God for his faithfulness. Please
   continue praying for complete healing.                                  Play Time Every Wed 9.30-11.30 in Youth Hall
                                                                           Contact Vanessa Ralph 0411 056 483
                             GENERAL INFO                                  14 October - Yellow
   Weekly Growth Groups Would you like to join a
                                                                           The Purple Mountain…A story of Hope Delivered. The
   weekly growth group? Check the Notice Board. A great
                                                                           launch of a book written about Wendy Boyd (Ev and
   way to meet people and grow in God!!!
                                                                           Bev Blackman’s daughter) and her battle with
                                                                           carcinoma 7.30 p.m. Kirwan Church, Sat 24 Oct
                                                                           RSVP 4723 1329
   Don’t forget to get your Angel tree envelopes back.

   Latest McKay patrol newssheet on the counter.

                    Experience God … Be Changed … Make a Difference
\``                THIS WEEK’S ACTIVITIES (CONT)                                                 GENERAL NEWS

      Christian Blind Mission (CBM) presents                               The Uniting Church Responds to Disasters in our Region
      Australian Gospel Artist, Steve Grace                                UnitingWorld has launched a number of emergency
      Tuesday 20th October, 12-2 pm                                        relief appeals in response to the devastating natural
      YWAM, 125 Ingham Road                                                disasters that have struck across Asia and the Pacific.
      Cost: $16 for 2-Course Hot Lunch with tea and coffee                 Please be in prayer for our Church Partners in these
      (*Payment payable at time of booking)                                affected areas as they seek to respond to these
      Please RSVP to 1800 678069 by 16th October to                        disasters. Donations to UnitingWorld’s Typhoon
      confirm your attendance and guest numbers                            Ketsana, Philippines Appeal, Samoa Tsunami Appeal
      Or Wed 21 Oct 6.30 p.m.157 Dalrymple Road, Life                      and Sumatra Earthquake Appeal can be made online
      Church Townsville…free entry                      at Call 1800 998 122
                                                                           Or post to PO Box A2266 Sydney South 1235.
                                                                           Gifts of $2 and over are tax deductible.
      KIDS KEEP SAFE an amazing tool that will help stop
      the cycle of abuse
      Speaker: David Goodwin from Kidsreach                                IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN The MLHOP Pastoral care is
                                 th                                        currently holding a name badge drive. If you are
      8.30am-2.30 pm Monday 19 October
      Venue: Mt. Louisa House of Praise                                    interested in purchasing a name badge including the
      Cost: $40                                                            MLHOP logo in a brooch style badge, Please fill out the
                           th                                              envelope attached to the CNN in church on Sunday. If
      Register by Friday 17 October
      Maxine - or                          you require an envelope at a latter date, they will be
      0438254255                                                           available at the front counter. The due date for the
                                                                           completed envelope containing the money will be 13
                                                                           November 2009. If you have any questions regarding
                           CHURCH FAMILY                                   the badges please speak to Stephanie Bell

          Our love is with Tonia Johannesen and family at
           the death of her dad in Bundaberg on Thursday                   DIRECTORY UP-DATE – have your details changed?
          Basil Morley had a fall this week and had a plate               Please let us know via the care card or by email so it
           put in his broken jaw. Praise God all is well.                  can be included. The new directory will be coming out
                                                                           in November. (

                           COMING EVENTS
                                                                           From the Australian Prayer Network:
                       EMMAUS REUNION GROUP                                Lesbian, homosexual, bi-sexual, transgender and
                       2009 Break-up Celebration                           intersex (LGBTI) activist groups are gearing up for a
                               st                                          big year in 2010. A new campaign, "Year of Action for
                       When: 1 November, 12-2pm
                       Where: Mt Louisa House of Praise                    Same-Sex Marriage", will be launched on November
                       Bring something to share for lunch                  28, two days after a Senate inquiry into the Marriage
                       Children are welcome!!!                             Equality Amendment Bill is due to be tabled. The
                                                                           inquiry has reportedly received the most submissions
                                                                           of any Senate inquiry in Australia. The Community
      Calvary Leadership College exists to raise up
                                                                           Action Against Homophobia (CAAH) co-convener Ben
      champions throughout the church of North Qld so that
                                                                           Cooper told Green Left Weekly (GLW): "Whatever the
      the kingdom of God can continue to advance in this
                                                                           reports outcome, CAAH will be taking to the streets to
      region. Know more about the courses on offer...
                                                 th                        demand full equality for same-sex couples. This means
      College Information Night: Monday, 9 November
                                                                           the immediate repeal of the homophobic ban on same-
      A Prospectus for their 2010 courses is available at the back
                                                                           sex marriage." Organisers believe 2010 will be the
      Phone: 4722 9260 Web:
                                                                           largest, most vibrant and historic campaign this country
                                                                           has ever seen for the civil rights of LGBTI people.
      Alabaster Box LIVE in Concert                                        This is a challenge to marriage and the very fabric of
      Wednesday, October 28, 2009 7.00 p.m.                                our society...please pray Anne
      Townsville Baptist Church, Canterbury Road, Kirwan
      Tickets are just $16 (pre-purchased) or $20 (at the                  Townsville Living Waters presents “FIRST STEPS”
      door). With groups of 20+ that have pre-purchased                    (An introduction to healing damaged emotions)
      tickets are just $10!!!                                              Venue: Wesleyan Methodist Church
      Call 99.9 Live FM or Christian Bookworld on Ross                     69 Palmerston St, Currajong
      River Road OR order online for savings on ticket prices              First Steps is a 6 session workshop on Thursday
      at                                             mornings between 9.30 and 11.30am
      Proudly supported by Compassion, OM Australia and                             th               th
                                                                           Dates: 8 October to 12 November
      99.9 Live FM.                                                        Cost: $30 to cover materials and m/tea for the 6
      A Christmas Afternoon Tea                                            For more info contact Townsville Living Waters
      Saturday, 7th November, 2 pm                                         0419 650 802; Shelagh 0424 041 526
      Wulguru Uniting Church cnr Culgoa & Georgina Sts
      Cost: $10
      Afternoon Tea-Entertainment-Stall
      RSVP: Tues, 2 Nov to Michelle Cullen 0448 749 692

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