Sunday 16th December – Advent 3
10am Holy Communion
Preaching: Jacqui Service
Sunday 16 December, 4-7pm – Christmas Event
Gather with other locals for a relaxed festive evening in the Church courtyard. Drop in for wine & cheese, BBQ dinner, crafty gift making stations, mobile animal farm, Christmas music, cheer and more.
Sunday 23rd December – Advent 4
10am Holy Communion
Preaching: Byron Smith
Sunday 23 December – PADDINGTON COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CAROLS
Join us for an evening of family fun, presented by St Matthias Church. Pack a picnic, bring a rug and celebrate Christmas with us. Jumping castle, food stalls, petting zoo, face painting and lots more! From 4.30pm, Carols from 6.30pm Paddington Public School 399-435 Oxford Street, Paddington
There will be no evening service on Dec 23, 30 or Jan 6.
Sunday 6 January
10am Morning Prayer
Sunday 13 January
10am Morning Holy Communion
6pm Evening Communion
ROBYN MOLONEY’S WORK
Robyn Moloney from our morning service received coverage about her work on the diversity of languages in Sydney on SBS news this week: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/mandarin-now-the-most-common-language-on-sydney-streets-after-english. She also presented a public lecture/book launch on “Multilingual Sydney ” at the NSW State Library.
PADDINGTON – A HISTORY
This compelling new book explores Paddington’s special architectural expression, its heritage lessons and cultural development through all periods since colonisation, the lives of leading residents, its Aboriginal people, gentrification, working-class residents, migrants, artists, bohemians and LGBT communities… the melting pot of Australia’s new-world evolving culture. For more details www.paddingtonhistory.com
Paddington Anglican is now on iTunes
For those who missed them, recordings of Tim Costello on why Australia needs refugees and the PEACEtalk on gender, power & violence is now on the web site and also on iTunes / Apple Podcasts by searching for Paddington Anglican.
On Android listen with free Podcast Addict, Podcast Republic, or Castbox apps, or for ad free try Pocket Casts ($3.99, on iPhone/iPad for $5.99 too) or Podcast Republic ($3.89 in-app purchase to remove ads). Just search for “Paddington Anglican” – and all of these let you download a podcast when you have WiFi and then listen offline.