Weekly News 11 December 2020

Sunday 13 December:

10am SERVICE:  At the church, or Click https://zoom.us/j/5172232020

Preacher:   Kate Pocklington   Matthew 2:1-12 “FILLED WITH JOY”

The Magi, the Wise Men, were filled with joy, wonder and worship. We know the truth about Jesus too. Are we also filled with this same joy?

Regulations have eased: Masks are now voluntary, and we can fit more people into the church. However, we must maintain good social distancing and other precautions.

During the week:  Some groups have now concluded meeting for the Christmas break.   

Care groups:   http://balwynbaptist.org.au/ministries/care-groups/

BALWYN BAPTIST GIVING TO BAPTIST WORLD AID (BWAA) IN DECEMBER

HOW TO GIVE

  1. Transfer funds to the Church Bank Account, label your gift as “AID” (Or, place your gift in an envelope and write the following details)

AND

  1. Send a text to Grace M, 0425 707 386, or anemail to balwynbaptistchurch@gmail.com, giving:

 

  • Your name (Note: when you give your name, give the name which will appear on the bank statement and (if different) also the name you are known by in the church (e.g. Joyce Lin)
  • Address
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Amount given
  • The project you want to support (1 or 2 below).

THE DEACONS HAVE CHOSEN TWO PROJECTS FOR US TO SUPPORT THIS DECEMBER

  1. Support for vulnerable children, that is, children who are at risk of being trafficked, exploited, or married, by ensuring that their poor families can keep them safe, healthy and in school.
  2. Clean water, hygiene training and emergency food for the hunger crisis in East Africa.