Monthly Edition - Sunday 30 September 2012 10am Morning Service & 6pm Evening Service
I have come that they may have life and have it to the full. John 10:10b
Welcome to one2one Gillies Street Church of Christ. If you are visiting with us today, please feel free to stay for a cuppa after the service.
Our Services Today Sharing from God’s word today at our 10am Service is Neil Davies on “Our Spiritual Blessing” at and at the 6pm Café Church service will be Andrew Goodson.
Children Crèche is available for children aged 0 - 3 years, each week. For the benefit of parents with babies, a retreat room is situated in the south east corner of the auditorium and a nappy-change station is located half-way along the main corridor to the office area.
Glo Group and Livewire Will resume on Sunday 14 October. There will be some alternative activities in the auditorium for the children during the holiday break.
Toilets Toilets are located on the left side of the main corridor to the office area. This is accessed through Foyer 2.
Cafe Church Tonight Our 6pm service will be held in the Livewire Hall tonight for Cafe Church. Sally Parker will be leading us in worship, and Andrew Goodson will be bringing the message. Be there!
First time at one2one? A very special welcome to those visiting one2one for the first time. To help make you welcome, we'd like to offer you a complimentary coffee or hot chocolate from our new Café. Please pick up your voucher from the information desk after the service. (Free tea and coffee is also available at the servery at each of our services.)
Care Cards We encourage everyone in attendance, visitors and regulars to fill a Care Card in at each service and place it in the offering plate or the Communication Box at the Information Desk. Filling out your card at each service will be a significant aid to the pastoral care of our church. The information provided is kept confidential and for the use of the Ministry Team, and prayer points are given to the prayer group.
Daylight Savings Starts Next Week Reminder next Sunday 7 October is the start of daylight savings. You need to move your clock forward one hour at 2am. (Or before you go to bed Saturday night.)
Eldership Report 1. Reminder about the AGM - 7.30 pm, Tuesday 30 October. All welcome! 2. Thank you to all involved in the planning and organisation of the Children's and Youth services last Sunday. The services were a real blessing to all who attended. 3. Thank you to those who helped to lower the front fence last Saturday: Richard Holloway, Rick Watson, Glenn Creelman, Glenn Hearn, Bob Pickard, Graeme Harvey and Justin Poole. Your involvement is greatly appreciated. 4. The Eldership is working on several documents and policies at present. A "Core Values" statement has been finalised, and is displayed in the main foyer for your perusal. Howard Drough, Chair of Elders
Pastor On Leave Mark Dainton will be taking two weeks leave over the school holidays from Monday 24 September to Sunday 7 October. Should you need to speak to someone, please see one of the Ministry Team or an Elder.
Transport Needed There are a number of people in our congregation who require a lift to church - in particular two males in the Redan area and a female in the Ballarat North area. If you are able to assist with transport on a regular or occasional basis, could you please notify the office.
Sympathy We extend our love and prayers to Barb & John Walton on the recent loss of Barb’s sister Glenda who lived in America. Also Pam & Colin Hayes on the loss of Pam’s dad on Father’s Day. May you and your families be surrounded by God’s love at this time.
Sunday Morning Prayer Come and pray for our church and the wider world. All welcome. Every Sunday 9am in the Prayer Room at Church.
Next Week—Sunday 7 October 10am
Confession - Charles Milne
The End of the Matter Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:14 Guest Speaker - Nathan Malpass
Men’s Dinner 6.30pm Tuesday 16 October, at La Porchetta. Please RSVP to Glenn Hearn.
Women’s Tea Thursday 25 October. Mark this date in your diary. More details to come. Ladies of all ages welcome - young and old! Bring your friends. RSVP to Ros Parsons.
Women’s Faithbooking Crafternoon Saturday 27 October in the Hall from 2-5pm. Bring your own craft with a plate of afternoon tea to share. Guest speaker: Andrea Tudball sharing with us on Faithbooking.
Senior Members & Friends Next get-together is at 1.30 pm, Wednesday 3 October. Howard and Nenita will be sharing about their trip to Europe earlier this year. Come along and join us. Please bring a plate for afternoon tea. Don't forget Seniors Week 7th - 14th October. Enjoy all the activities, including free V/line travel on certain days. Sunday Luncheon 12.30pm, 21 October Venue: To be advised. Please bring a dessert or plate to share. Soup and a cuppa provided.
Board Needed Uni student looking for full-time board with family from February 2013. Eighteen year old girl. Happy to cook own meals. Friendly, great with children, likes to be involved. Catch up with Nicole Coates.
Victoria Welsh Choir 2.30pm, Sunday 14 October, Central Uniting Church, Lydiard Street South $25 Adult, $20 Concession, Under 16 free Tickets available from Lifeline shops - Sheppard Street, 126 Lydiard St Nth, Light Lounge and Church Office, 107 Dana Street or Ph: 5332 2456.
Each Monday evening, 7.15 – 8.30, in the Prayer Room, office administration area. All welcome for focused prayer, bible study and sharing. Tomorrow night, Monday 1 October, Focus Group is again offering specific personal intercessory prayer for anyone who would like to avail themselves of this opportunity. Can’t make it, come another Monday. We would count it a privilege to bring you and your request before our wonderfully gracious Heavenly Father. You may choose to stay and join us in prayer for others or by all means feel free to leave after we have prayed for you. Contact the Church Office for more information 5334 1882.
For girls in Grade 3 to Grade 6 Friday 19 October The Logies - come dressed as if you are attending the Logies Time: 7pm - 9pm, Cost is $3
For boys Grade 3 to Grade 6 Friday 19 October Tinkering Challenge Part 1 Time: 7pm - 9pm, Cost is $3
Flame Boys Club Request Flame Boys Club need old electrical appliances to pull apart and tinker with. (No TVs or computer screens please.) Please deliver these to the Church Office before the 19 October please. Contact Melissa O'Hara for more information.
Kids Ministry Request Good quality Matchbox Cars and Dominoes are needed for Kids Ministry Resources. Please forward all donations to the church office.
One2one Youth Friday 12 October - Youth will participate in the Cornerstone Discipleship Seminar. Time: 7pm-9pm at the Church. Cost is $2. More info catch up with Amanda Petran or Kristy Watson. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
One2one Young Adults - Second Sundays Supper Once a month, on every second Sunday, young adults and anyone who is young at heart, is welcome to join us for some supper after our evening service. We’ll aim to go out somewhere in Ballarat around 7.30pm for a bite to eat and some good fellowship and occasionally will have supper here at church! Ask Kristy or Mandy for more details - email@example.com
Cornerstone’s Intensive on Discipleship Practical input for those who want to make reproducing disciples of Jesus Who: Martin Watson, who has been an active leader in Cornerstone's discipleship mission for twenty years. Andy Mitchell, who has been discipling young men as part of a local church in Kew and ESA (a camping ministry). When: 7-9pm Fri 12 October (this will be appropriate for youth to attend as well) 10am-3pm Sat 13 October Where: Here at one2one! Cost: Friday night $5 (includes supper) & Saturday $10 (includes lunch) Register to: firstname.lastname@example.org or to Kristy Watson 0402 643 863 ‘I have come to believe we are never going to be the movement Jesus wants unless we first get the issues of discipleship right.’ A& D Hirsch
What’s new with one2one MOPS? During September, nine (9) of our MOPS mums headed off to Deep Creek Anglican Church in Melbourne for our 2-day MOPS State Conference – for some encouragement, inspiration and networking with other MOPS leaders around Victoria. The one2one MOPS team was responsible for preparing a fun icebreaker to warm up the 80 participants attending. A special thank you to our organising team: Laurinda Coulter, Karen Ekberg and Aileen Shearer-Cox, who came up with a very creative idea (that even included slime and iced water), that tested even my organising abilities! The one2one leadership team was also privileged to be invited to deliver the key 2013 theme presentation at the start of the conference. One highlight was an impressive video of some of our very own one2one MOPS mums sharing some of their thoughts and experiences with parenting, MOPS and connecting with God. A job well done to Laurinda Coulter for her presentation and video compilation skills (even after losing her voice one hour prior), and to Karen Ekberg for rounding up mums for the videos. one2one MOPS meetings will re-commence Term 4 on Tuesday 9 October, and we look forward to some fun, informative mornings together. This month, we will begin with an important topic for all mums: practising self-control. This one is sure to generate lots of great discussion! We will also have a special Tea & Testimony morning, where two of our MOPS mums will share how God and their faith in Him has impacted their lives – especially during some challenging times. We would appreciate your prayers for our MOPS mums’ hearts to be touched, and that they would also seek their own personal relationship with Jesus. Our MOPS Bible Study program will continue in Term 4, where we will focus on the topic of “Patience”. Please continue to pray that this program will draw our MOPS mums closer to God, and His Word will continue to encourage and help them to grow spiritually. God has been doing some amazing work in the lives of those MOPS mums who have been participating in these studies in the last two terms, some of whom are not yet Christians, but are finding out how relevant God’s Word is to their lives. If you are a mother of pre-schoolers (or know someone who is), and haven’t checked out one2one MOPS, why not come along and join in the fun, in a relaxed, welcoming environment? Your first meeting is FREE. Your children will enjoy their very own MOPPETS program, where they can make some new friends, and participate in fun, age-appropriate activities. Please contact Janine Davidson, MOPS Co-ordinator for further details.
one2one Mission Story of the Week A story received from a Kids Hope Aus. Mentor/Coordinator Tom had an hour of playing educational games on the IPad, baked choc chip cookies for the class to share and chatted about the Olympic games and his favourite sports with his mentor. He was very sweet, using his manners a lot. (can be rather demanding & naughty in class). During this hour he told his mentor ‘ he was saving money in his money box to buy her a present’. The mentors comment to the coordinator was ‘how gorgeous’ Being a Kids Hope mentor is very rewarding not only for the student but the mentor as well’. If you, or someone you know, would like to be a mentor please see Janet Jones, Kids Hope Coordinator. Please note: There will be a Kids Hope service at 10am on Sunday 28 October.
Operation Christmas Child Final, final day for shoeboxes Fabulous contribution everyone – we’ve surpassed our record for donating shoeboxes of love to Operation Christmas Child! Today is the final day to get any late boxes into church. Any boxes after today please contact Gayle Prollius on 0417 581 415 to make arrangements to drop your box off at the Ballarat collection centre. We will be notified in due course of how many boxes of love were donated by our one2one church family. If you wish to make a monetary donation to Operation Christmas Child these can be placed in the mission envelopes and placed in the offering plate today.
40 Hour Famine A big congratulations to all those who participated in the 40 Hour Famine this year, as a group we were able to raise $1307.45, which is an awesome effort!! Big thank you to those who donated to a participant. I know that this money will be a blessing to those in Ethiopia. Laura Bennett
Fishes and Loaves Our next Cook-Up is planned for Saturday 13 October. If you are available to assist please contact Leon Cottle, Email: email@example.com
What is Your Gift? As you can imagine in a church our size we wouldn’t be able to function without the many volunteers that contribute week in and week out. We thank God for those who are committed to serving Him and his people. There is always a need for more volunteers in a variety of ministries and currently there is a particular need for: Helpers for both the 10am and 6pm services People to prepare communion Off Stage Supervisors (training can be provided) Musicians Carers for creche and MOPS Leaders for Girls Club and Boys Club Home group leaders If you would like to be more involved and have been attending our church for many years, or even if you have just started coming recently, we’d love to hear from you! You can complete a Gifts & Ministries form available at the Information Desk or simply write a note on your Care Card or put a note in the Communication Box, or phone the office during office hours or send in an email. We have many parts in the one body, and all these parts have different functions ….. so we are to use our different gifts in accordance with the grace God has given us. (Romans 12:4-6a)
Church Library Our library is full of a great variety of books, DVDs and videos for people of all ages. Please feel free to help yourself by filling out the card at the back of the item and placing it in the box when borrowing. Remember to return any over due books as soon as possible. Thank you.
Lost Property Lost property items can be found at the bottom right hand corner of the pigeon holes in the foyer including bibles, clothes, drink bottles, toys, glasses, etc. Anything of value will be kept in the office such as jewellery. If you have lost something, please have a look through the lost property in the foyer or drop into the church office during business hours.
You’ve Got Mail! Please remember to check the pigeon holes in the foyer for mail, notes, rosters etc. The pigeon holes are located against the wall that adjoins the auditorium. The office, and attendees of our church can use these pigeon holes to pass mail or messages to each other. The pigeon holes are alphabetically labelled, so everybody please check the pigeon hole that corresponds with the first letter of your last name. Collecting your mail this way saves postage for the church.
one2one Music M5 - Music Ministry’s Monthly Monday Meeting Our music team meets on the first Monday of each month. Our next M5 is tomorrow night - Monday 1 October. Praise and band leaders meet at 7pm and music teams meet at 7.30pm in the church auditorium. New members are always welcome! If you have an interest in joining the music team, simply come along on the night, or speak to Sally Parker. If you are a member of the music team, and you’re unable to attend, please inform Sally Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Reminder: Vocal Bootcamp Saturday 6 October. RSVP Sunday 30 Sept!
Auditorium Please help us to care for our facilities by checking that the area around you is tidy at the end of each service. Please take home your Intouch and any drawings or notes. This is greatly appreciated, so the auditorium can be left clean for the next service. Thank you.
Notice Board We encourage everyone to regularly check the notice boards in the Main Foyer and Foyer 2 as they contain information not contained in Intouch.
Name Tags Do you have a name tag? If not, we will provide one free of charge for anyone who is in secondary school or older. This is very helpful for people who are new at church like Mark! A small charge of $7 is required if you need a replacement ($9.20 for magnetic.) Just tick the box on the Care Card (write magnetic if preferred). Name tags are ordered monthly and will be placed on the Name Tag Carousel for collection.
Copy of Messages on CD Copies of Messages on CD are available to be ordered each Sunday for $2 each. Complete the order form located in the brochure stand in Main Foyer. Place form with money into the Church Office or in the Communication Box on the Information Desk.
Giving by Direct Deposit Thank you to everyone who gives their tithes and offerings via direct deposit into the church’s bank account. If you would like to find out more about how to do this, please contact the church office, or Leon Cottle. Thanks for your continued support.
Encouragement Cards Please note that encouragement cards MUST be signed. We are unable to forward unsigned messages of encouragement.
Calendar of Events - October Monday 1
Focus Prayer Group M5 Music Meeting
Seniors Members & Friends
Sunday Morning Prayer Group
Focus Prayer Group
Youth Group - Cornerstone Discipleship Seminar
Friday 12 & Sat 13
Cornerstone Discipleship Seminar
Fishes & Loaves
Sunday Morning Prayer Group Young Adults - Second Sundays Supper
Focus Prayer Group
Newcomers Coffee & Dessert
Girls Club - The Logies Boys Club - Tinkering Challenge Part 1 Youth Group - Around the World
Sunday Morning Prayer Group Seniors Lunch
Focus Prayer Group
Youth Group - Dive Small Groups
Women’s Ministry Faithbooking Crafternoon
Sunday Morning Prayer Group Kids Hope Service Newcomers Lunch
Focus Prayer Group
one2one Annual General Meeting
Serving Roster - Sunday 7 October Praise Leader Band & Vocals Childrenâ€™s Focus Animation Church Prayers Off Stage Supervisor Projection Sound Tech Creche Greeter North Greeter South Information Desk Door/Usher Communion Prep Helpers
Refreshments Lock Up Flowers
Helen Johnston Group 2 Phil Catterson Alan Dennis Phil Catterson Ron Saw Kate Carman Justin Poole Jayne Brown Lawrence Lancucki Jenny Jones Dianne Rowland Nadia Drake Jayne Brown Corene Jones Lorraine Hayes Alan Dennis Ron & Kayleen Saw Lorraine Hayes Alan Dennis Matt & Janelle Clark Jeanette & John Malpass Leon Cottle Rebecca Unmack
Sally Parker Group 2
Katie Bird Fraser Holloway Aaron Block
Melissa Lynes Amanda Petran Katie Bird Robin Crawford
Penny Blackwell Phil Blackwell
All are welcome to attend the pre-service prayer time to be held half an hour before the service in the office administration area.
Important: Rosters The October/November roster is available for collection from pigeon holes today. If you are unavailable during December for roster duties please notify the Church Office by Sunday 21 October. There is also a current roster available at the Information Desk to indicate any swaps arranged at church of a Sunday. This is a way of notifying the office by marking your swaps on it. Thank you.
Notices for Intouch If you have a notice for the Intouch you can put a note in the Church Communication box on the Information Desk or email email@example.com by 12 noon Wednesdays. Thank you.
Have you been away? If so, please feel free to collect a copy of a recent Intouch from the information desk or the office to catch up on what’s been happening here at one2one.
Ministry Team Mark Dainton, Senior Pastor (Not in Monday) firstname.lastname@example.org Melissa O’Hara, Director of Children’s Ministry email@example.com (Tuesdays - in office and one other day during the week) Sally Parker, Interim Director of Worship firstname.lastname@example.org (Monday afternoon and Tuesday) Elaine Wheaton, Co-ordinator of Pastoral Care email@example.com (Tuesday morning) Kristy Watson and Amanda Petran, Youth Interns (Tuesday & Friday afternoons) firstname.lastname@example.org Kate Staley, Administrative Officer email@example.com Janice Thomas, Assistant Administration Officer firstname.lastname@example.org (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) Sandra Holloway, Treasurer (Wednesday) email@example.com
121 Gillies Street South Office Hours: 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday Ph: 5334 1882 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.churchone2one.org.au