E-News 7 May 2019


 Greetings to all in Georges River Presbytery

 Welcome to this edition of the E-News. We hope you find the following information helpful.

 Please share this information with your congregation, and if you wish to have the full advertisement sent to you or your church, please contact the Presbytery office.

The next E-News will be sent out on 28 May 2019 with contributions due at the Presbytery Office by 24 May.  

Future events included in this E-News

  • 24 May 2019: Biggest Morning Tea, Shire Gateway Uniting Church 10am – 11.30am
  • 30 May 2019: Understanding Change, Loss and Grief Seminar, Engadine Uniting Church 6.30pm – 9.30pm (See flyer attached)
  • 2 June 2019: Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, Kingsgrove Uniting Church hall 10.45am – 12pm
  • 15 and 22 June 2019: Living Our Values, training for the Presbytery at Hurstville UCA (further details TBA)


Other Information

Georges River Presbytery – Prayer Points

Grace Kids



24 May 2019 at 10.00am – 11.30am

Shire Gateway Uniting Church, 56-60 Prince’s Highway, Sylvania

Please bring a friend and also could you please wear bright colours

For further information please call Trudi Harper on 0475 128 950


Sunday afternoons at Grace Christian Church, 206 Marco Ave, Panania

3.15pm Family afternoon tea

3.30-5pm Kids Program (K-6)

$2 includes games, activities (cooking, craft, photography and more), stories, special guests

All are welcome

Contact Graeme Odgers for more details on 0412 016 160

AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST MORNING TEA – to raise funds to help beat Breast Cancer

Sunday 2 June 2019 from 10.45am – 12pm

Kingsgrove Uniting Church hall, Cnr Kingsgrove Rd and Morton Ave, Kingsgrove

All donations will go towards making a difference to those affected by breast cancer

The Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea funds will contribute directly to research, prevention programs and support services for breast cancer patients and their families

Kingsgrove-West Bexley UC realise it is Communion Sunday, but would be delighted to see you either for the morning tea and or their Church Service

Contact: Jan Currie 0409 604 724


As per the GRP Prayer list we will be praying for various congregations over the coming weeks

12 May – New Beginnings Uniting Church

·         for the continued growth of the Spark Youth Group

·         praise God for the volunteers who work at their Community Café each Wednesday

·         for the new people who have attended Worship Services recently

·         for wisdom, guidance and open minds as plans are made to run the Alpha Course with other churches

19 May – Bankstown Uniting Church

26 May – Greenacre Uniting Church

Presbytery Prayer Points:

12 May – for Synod preparation

19 May – for those involved in organising the Ministers Presbytery Retreat

26 May – for Standing Committee as it prepares for this year’s elections