Sunday 10 November
9.30am Morning Communion Service
Preaching: Mick Pope
This Sunday morning, we’ll be joined by Dr Mick Pope, ecotheologian and scientist up from Naarm (Melbourne). He will be preaching on “Seven weddings and funerals: How the resurrection challenges our theology” from Luke 20.27-40.
Dr Pope is author of “A Climate of Hope: Church and Mission in a Warming World” (co-authored with Claire Dawson), “A Climate of Justice: Loving Your Neighbour in a Warming World” (launched in Sydney at a previous PEACEtalks gathering) and “All Things New: God’s Plan to Renew Our World”. Copies of his latest book will be available for purchase. Visitors welcome.
3pm Afternoon Service
9.30am Morning Prayer
Preaching: Byron Smith
3pm Afternoon Service
ECUMENICAL ADVENT REFLECTIONS
On Thursday 21st November at 7pm. we will be hosting at St. Georges the first of our Advent Reflection Evenings with friends from St Francis Catholic Church and also the Paddington Uniting Church. These ecumenical gatherings will continue on the following Thursday’s, Nov.28, Dec.5 and Dec.12. The first and third will be held at St. George’s and the 2nd. and 4th. will be at St. Francis. This is an opportunity to reflect on the significance of Advent and to take time out from the busyness of this time of the year. Talk to Philip if you want to know more.
Saturday 30th November – PEACEtalk on From Bethlehem with love: Advent reflections in conversation with Palestinian Christian Theology, Rev Katherine Rainger
Sunday 1 December – BISHOP BRUCE WILSON’S BOOK LAUNCH
On Sunday December 1st next – shortly after noon – former Rector of St Georges Bp Wilson’s new book ‘Bless You Heart Attack For Being In My Life’: Wrestling With Death, Health, Self & Spirit’ will be launched in the Covered Courtyard of St James Anglican Church,173 King Street, Sydney. Launching the book will be: *Scott Cowdell, Research Professor in Public and Contextual Theology at Charles Sturt University in Canberra and *Donald Meadows, Psychotherapist and Anglican Priest, who until recent retirement was editor of the Australasian Journal of Psychotherapy. The Launch will follow the 11am Eucharistic service at St James at which Bp Wilson will preach the sermon.
TEAR USEFUL GIFT CATALOGUE – CHRISTMAS NOTICE
This Christmas we will be selling TEAR Useful Gift Cards at church. These are great to give as gifts at Christmas time! Catalogues are available at the back of church so you can have a look. https://www.usefulgifts.org
Saturday 7 December, afternoon – GINGERBREAD HOUSES
Save the date. Join us for some Christmas fun and decorate your own Gingerbread House.
January 2020 – ADM SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
Anglican Deaconess Ministry is planning its annual School of Theology in January 2020. Tickets are now available and their program has been released see here: https://www.deaconessministries.org.au/summer-school
Listen to Podcasts from Paddington Anglican
PEACEtalks. a monthly event (held on a Thursday or Saturday evening) hosted by Paddington Anglican Church aimed at serving the community by promoting and cultivating deep conversations about life, the world and everything. ‘PEACE’ stands for ‘political, ethical, artistic & cultural engagement’. Also on iTunes / Apple Podcasts by searching for PEACEtalks.
The Good Dirt – A podcast exploring the news stories you ought to know but might have missed, with Dr Byron Smith, Christian minister and ecological ethicist.
From Paddington Anglican. For those who missed it, a recordings Tim Costello on why Australia needs refugees 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 “PEACEtalks”, “The Good Dirt with Byron Smith” or “Paddington Anglican” – and all of these let you download a podcast when you have WiFi and then listen offline.