Notices

May 20

Morning Services

Rev. Dr Tony Bird will bring us God’s Word from Psalm 51, “The Wonder Of Grace”

Chinese Service

Gerry Drew will bring God’s Word.

Evening Service

Rev. Clinton Le Page will preach on  Mark 4, “Encouragement  to Persevere In Telling Others About Christ”

Sunday School

Sunday School runs concurrently with the 10.30 am service.

LinC Pantry

Items needed for the pantry: Milo, Pasta Sauce, Honey, vegemite, salt and pepper, sugar, tin vegetables eg. Peas, Corn, Carrots, (not beetroot), toothbrushes, Fruit Juice (not cordial), Laundry Powder. Donation basket is in the foyer.

Opportunities to serve

Would you like to server the Lord at Donvale? Ever considered serving in these areas?
Play group: We need Team leaders and help with morning tea. Contact Erlina
Music Ministry: Do you like to sing? Can you play a musical instrument? Would you like to help at the AV Desk? Contact: Arthur or Natalie, OR Check out the list of 'Opportunities to serve' in the foyer and fellowship hall.

Our Daily Bread/Our Daily Journey

Limited copies of these devotional booklets for the next quarter, July to Sept, are available in the foyer.

May 13

Morning Services

Rev. Clinton Le Page will bring us God’s Word from Ephesians 5, “Be Imitators of God”

Chinese Service

Rev Dr Felix Chung will bring God’s Word

Evening Service

Robert Koh will preach on Proverbs 30, “Making Sense Of Life”

Sunday School

Sunday School runs concurrently with the 10.30 am service.

Car Park

Additional parking spaces are available across Mitcham Road, @ North Mitcham Clinic, 5/90  Mitcham Road, Donvale.

LinC Pantry

Following items needed for the pantry: Milo, Pasta Sauce, Honey, vegemite, salt and pepper, sugar, tin vegetables eg. Peas, Corn, Carrots, (not beetroot), toothbrushes, Fruit Juice (not cordial), Laundry Powder. Please place all items in the Donation basket.

Opportunities to serve

Would you like to server the Lord at Donvale? Ever considered serving in these areas?
Play group: We need Team leaders and help with morning tea. Contact Erlina
Music Ministry: Do you like to sing? Can you play a musical instrument? Would you like to help at the AV Desk? Contact: Arthur or Natalie, OR Check out the list of 'Opportunities to serve' in the foyer and fellowship hall.

May 6

Morning Services

Rev Clinton Le Page will bring us God's Word from Ephesians 4, on the message entitled "The New Lifestyle for the Christian."

Chinese Service

Rev Dr Felix Chung will bring God’s Word. Lord's Supper will be served today.

Evening Service

Damian Meeuwissen will preach on Psalm 3. "Praying your life to God"

Sunday School

Sunday School runs concurrently with the 10.30 am service.

Duty Roster

The new duty roster is available at the foyer. Thank you to our team of wonderful helpers.

Car Park

Please note that additional car park spaces are available across Mitcham Road at the North Mitcham Clinic, 5/90 Mitcham Road, Donvale, it is good if we can show consideration to our neighbours.

Opportunities to serve

Would you like to server the Lord at Donvale? Ever considered serving in these areas?
Play group: We need Team leaders and help with morning tea. Contact Erlina
Music Ministry: Do you like to sing? Can you play a musical instrument? Would you like to help at the AV Desk? Contact: Arthur or Natalie, OR Check out the list of 'Opportunities to serve' in the foyer and fellowship hall.

April 28

Morning Services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us God’s Word from Luke 14, ‘Radical Commitment’.

Chinese Service

Rev Dr Felix Chung will bring God’s Word.

Evening Service

Rev Clinton Le Page will preach on Ephesians 4, ‘Become Mature’.

Sunday School

Sunday School runs concurrently with the 10.30 am service.

Growing Families

Meet today at Healthways Recreation Centre, 1-11 Arcade Road, Mont Albert @ 1pm for bowling and pizza. Hope to see you there. Any questions, please call Emily.

Youth Group

Join us this Friday April 27 from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm at DPC, and learn from the book of
Romans, ‘God is Righteous’.
If you have any questions about the Youth Group,  please speak to Clinton.

Opportunities to serve

Would you like to be involved at Donvale, and serve, but you’re not sure how or where? Please check out the list of ‘Opportunities to serve’ in the foyer and hall, and consider serving in these areas:
Play group: We need Team leaders and help with morning tea. Contact Erlina
Music Ministry: Do you like to sing? Can you play a musical instrument? Would you like to help at the AV Desk? Contact: Arthur or Natalie

April 22

Morning & Evening Services

Rev Dr Tony Bird will bring us God’s Word from James 5, ‘Prayer to be Reckoned with’.

Chinese Service

Rev Dr Felix Chung will bring God’s Word.

Evening Service

Rev Clinton Le Page will preach on Ephesians 3, ‘4 things that we need, 4 things to pray for’.

Sunday School

Sunday School recommences today and runs concurrently with the 10.30 am service.
Parents please remember to sign in/out on the attendance sheet. If you have any questions, please speak to the Sunday School Co-ordinator Liz
.

Youth Group

Young people, come join us for a ‘Guys and Girls Movie Night’ this Friday April 27. The Term 2 Program is now available. Parents, please take a copy from the foyer if you haven’t received one yet. Questions? Please speak to Clinton.

Connect Groups

Our congregation is large, and connect groups allow us to get to know some people well. We meet to learn from the bible, pray together and care for each other.
If you are not in group and would like to join one, please see Gerald or Clinton.

PNG Earthquake Appeal

The recent 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent aftershocks in Papua New Guinea have resulted in more than a quarter of a million people in need of urgent assistance. The Mission Action Council had resolved to contribute money to help these poor people in need. We would be grateful for your contribution towards this need. Please place your love gift in an envelope marked ‘PNG appeal’.

Lost Property

There are lots of lost and personal items near the piano in the hall. This is your last opportunity to check through these items. All items that are not claimed will be given to the op shop.

Coins for Missions

If we could drop a $2 coin each week into the Coins for Missions Box, this will go a long way in meeting the urgent needs of missionaries.

Can you help?

We are looking for volunteers (whenever you can) to tidy our property by sweeping and clearing the leaves. If you can help, please email the office.

Music ministry

Do you like to sing? Can you play a musical instrument? Would you like to help at the AV Desk? If you would like to be involved in the Music Ministry, Arthur or Natalie will be delighted to hear from you.

April 15

Morning & Evening Services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us the message from Luke 7, ‘The Response of the Forgiven’.

Chinese Service

Gerry Drew will bring God’s Word.

Evening Service

Rev Dr Tony Bird will preach on James 5, ‘Prayer for all seasons’.

Holiday Club

First week of July school holidays, July 2-6. Would you like to join the holiday club team for 2018? Come along to our first planning meeting TODAY, from 12.30 pm—1.30 pm at the Ministry Centre. Light snack provided! The more leaders we have – the more children we can welcome into the program. Questions? Contact Melanie.

Sunday School

The Sunday School will resume next Sunday April 22.
Please note we are at capacity for the Preschool class (3-4 year old) and cannot accept any enrolment till next year.

Missionary News

The April/May issue is out. If you have not received a copy and would like one, please email the office.

PNG Earthquake Appeal

The recent 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent aftershocks in Papua New Guinea have resulted in more than a quarter of a million people in need of urgent assistance. The Mission Action Council had resolved to contribute money to help these poor people in need. We would be grateful for your contribution towards this need. Please place your love gift in an envelope marked ‘PNG appeal’.

LinC Pantry

Please note that LinC can only accept items that are still in the original packaging,
unopened, and also within the use by date
. Items currently needed for the pantry: savoury biscuits, milo, pasta sauce, fruit juice, laundry powder, shampoo & conditioner, hand wash, rice bubbles, toilet rolls and tomato sauce. Thank you.

Lost Property

There are lots of lost and personal items near the piano in the hall. Please check through these items to see if any of these belong to you. All items that are not claimed will be given to the op shop soon.

Connect Groups

Recommence this week. If you are not in a group and wish to join one, please see
Gerald
.

April 8

Morning & Evening Services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us the message from Luke 11, ‘The Midnight Caller’.

Chinese Service

Rev Dr Felix Chung will bring God’s Word.

Evening Service

Cares, concerns, worries and anxieties are real, even to a Christian. Worry has the potential to weaken your faith and steal your peace. If this is you, you are welcome to the preaching of God's Word at the evening service when Biju Mathew will share with us what Jesus has to say about worries in his message from Matthew 6, ‘No worries, Mate’.
We will celebrate the Lord’s supper at the evening service.

Sunday School

The Sunday School is in recess and will resume on Sunday April 22.

PNG Earthquake appeal

The recent 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent aftershocks in Papua New Guinea have resulted in more than a quarter of a million people in need of urgent assistance. The Mission Action Council had resolved to contribute money to help these poor people in need. We would be grateful for your contribution towards this need. Please place your love gift in an envelope marked ‘PNG appeal’. Thank you for your support.

Opportunity to serve

Music Ministry

Wanted—singers, musicians and help at AV Desk. If you would like to serve in this
ministry, please speak to Natalie or Arthur.

Duty Roster

Help needed especially for the 8.30 am Door/Welcome. Please sign up in the foyer or email the office. There is a list of opportunities to serve at DPC. Please take a copy from the hall or foyer.

LinC Pantry

Please note that LinC can only accept items that are still in the original packaging,
unopened, and also within the use by date
.
Items currently needed for the pantry
: savoury biscuits, milo, pasta sauce, fruit juice, laundry powder, shampoo & conditioner, hand wash, rice bubbles, toilet rolls and tomato sauce. Thank you.

Lost Property

There are lots of lost and personal items near the piano in the hall. Could you please check and take what is yours? All items that are not claimed will be given to the op shop soon.

March 30

Good Friday Service - March 30

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us God’s Word from John 18, ‘What will you do with Jesus?
Half of our Good Friday offering will go towards the support of missions world wide.

Easter Sunday Service - April 1

Rev Clinton Le Page will bring us the message from 1 Corinthians 15, ‘If Christ wasn’t raised our faith is futile’.
Please note there is no evening service on Easter Sunday. You are encouraged to attend the meeting at Belgrave Heights Easter Convention. We meet for a picnic tea at 5 pm near the café at the auditorium followed by the meeting at 7 pm.

Chinese Easter Sunday Service @ 10.30 am

Rev Dr Felix Chung will bring God’s Word. Today we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper.

Next Sunday April 8

We will celebrate the Lord’s supper at the evening service.

Lost Property

There are lots of lost and personal items near the piano in the hall. Could you please check and take what is yours? All items that are not claimed will be discarded in a couple of weeks.

Duty Roster

An opportunity to serve! Each Sunday there are helpers who serve morning tea and at the door to welcome congregants. If you would like to serve on the roster especially for the 8.30 am Door/Welcome (urgent need!), we would love to hear from you. Email the office or sign up in the foyer.

LinC Pantry

Items needed for the pantry:
Pasta Sauce, rice small packets, dish washing detergent, juice (not cordial), cooking oil, personal items for men and women, salt and pepper small.
Thank you for your support of those in need in the community.

In Recess

The Sunday School, Youth Group, ESL, Playgroup and Connect groups are inrecess for the school holidays.

New Movie

Paul, Apostle of Christ is now showing in Knox cinema. Check it out.

 

New Connect Group

Fortnightly Friday Afternoon Connect Group commencing 13th April, 2pm –3.30 pm.
Study topic:
The Whole Christ by Dr Sinclair Ferguson (Ligonier)
Enquiries:
8.30 am service—Philip
10.30 am service—Ian
Visit: https://connect.ligonier.org/library/the-whole-christ/about/

March 25

Morning & Evening Services

Rev Dr Tony Bird will bring us the message from Mark 1, ‘Palm Sunday: Welcoming the King’.

Chinese Service

Rev Dr Felix Chung will bring God’s Word.

Evening Service

This is a Youth Service.
Rev Clinton Le Page will preach on Leviticus 8 & 9, ‘
Who can deal with our sin and separation?’

Sunday School

Sunday School is held concurrently with the 10.30 am service.
Today will be our last week of Sunday School for Term 1. Sunday School will resume on Sunday the 22
nd of April.

Growing Families

We will be meeting after church TODAY for our first study. We are going to be doing a series called Sacred Parenting by Gary Thomas. Please join us at Robyn and John’s house. See you there! Any queries, contact Emily.

Offering envelopes

To assist with regular giving to the gospel ministry of the church, envelopes for the months of April, May & June are available in the foyer.

Fire Relief Appeal

The recent fire in the South West caused much damage and destruction. Among those affected was a committed Christian family from Terang Presbyterian Church. The Presbytery of South West Victoria has set up a Fire Relief Fund to help those affected by the fire.

New Connect Group

Fortnightly Friday Afternoon Connect Group commencing 13th April, 2pm –3.30 pm.
Study topic:
The Whole Christ by Dr Sinclair Ferguson (Ligonier)
Enquiries:
8.30 am service—Philip
10.30 am service—Ian
Visit: https://connect.ligonier.org/library/the-whole-christ/about/

March 18

Morning & Evening Services

Rev Clinton Le Page will bring us the message from Ephesians 3, ‘The mystery is revealed’.

Chinese Service

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring God’s Word.

Evening Service

Robert Koh will preach on Acts 4, ‘When is God on our side?

Sunday School

Sunday School is held concurrently with the 10.30 am service.
Please note we are currently at capacity in the Preschool class (3-4 year old) and cannot accept any further enrolments till next year.

Sunday School/Church Picnic

You are warmly invited to our annual picnic today from 1 pm, weather permitting at Halliday Park, Mitcham. Please meet near the Tirana Street entrance. BYO picnic supplies. Questions? Please contact Liz.

LinC Pantry

Current Needs: Coffee decaffeinated, cooking oil, long-life milk, small packets rice, salt and pepper small, tomato paste, tinned tomato, hand wash liquid, toilet paper, breakfast
cereal shredded wheat.

Thank you for your support of those in need in our community.

Presbyterian Inland Mission

Wanted—handymen, tradies and willing workers to join a short term work party team. Want to use your skills to help an effective ministry in the outback continue to develop and grow?
Where: Mt Magnet, Western Australia.
When: Between 28 May to 22 June, 2018 for all or part of that time.
See the noticeboard for more details.