Thanks Bill

The following appeared in the Lent 2022 issue of The Mustard Seed —– Thank you Bill –A thankful tribute to our retiring Church Council Chair. At the recent Armadale Uniting Church Annual Congregation meeting on February 27th it was announced that Bill Rush had declared his intention to stand down as Chair of the Church…

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Palm Sunday and Easter services 2022

Easter Services 2022 At Kooyong Rd except as noted April 10th Palm/Passion Sunday – 9.30 a.m. `The final journey…` April 14th Maundy Thursday 7 p.m. – Tenebrae and Holy Communion – `A final meal…` April 15th Good Friday – 9.30 a.m. `The final breath…` Stations of the Cross – Central Park 11 a.m. April 16th…

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2022 Minister’s Report to AGM

Minister`s Report for Armadale AGM – Sunday 27st February 2022 2021 was another challenging year for us at Armadale. Despite this – because of this?! – it has continued to be a joy to work with and minister alongside you. We continue to think seriously about who we are, as a community of faith, how…

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2022 Report of Church Council to AGM

Armadale Uniting Church Report of Church Council for 2021 Presented to the Annual General Meeting, February 27, 2022 2021 was another challenging year as we have continued to cope with the issues presented by the Covid virus. On a number of Sundays, the Council felt it wiser to have services transmitted by Zoom only, at…

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Advent/Christmas Services 2021

Advent/Christmas services 2021 We can only wonder… Advent Sunday, 28 November 2021 –   Believe. Advent 2, Sunday 5 December 2021, with Holy Communion – Get ready! (regular 1st Sunday in the month service). Advent 3, Sunday 12 December 2021 – Be thrilled! Advent 4, Sunday 19 December 2021 – Say `Yes`! Christmas Eve, Friday 24…

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Who is this (Jesus)? (Ian Thomas, 20 June 2021)

Sunday 20th June 2021 – Pentecost 4B Reflection on Mark 4:35-41 – Who is this (Jesus)? Ian Thomas Who is this man (Jesus) that even the wind and the sea obey him? (Mark 4:41; Matthew 8:27, Luke 8:25) Who is this Jesus? A not unimportant question. In fact it is recorded 37 times in one…

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Rev. Deacon Margaret Black – 60 years

On 11 April 2021, we celebrated  with Rev. Deacon Margaret Black the 60th anniversary of her commissioning as a deacon in (what is now) the UCA. We welcomed Rev. Duncan Macleod from Presbytery to recognise this significant occasion for Margaret and for the wider Church.

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Prayers of the People, 14 March 2021

Holy God, we give you thanks because you are our Creator, giver of life and of every breath we take. Above all, we give thanks for your steadfast and gracious love for each of us. We thank you for this world in its amazing beauty and complexity. We pray for its peace and the healing…

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