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Did you know?
You may be eligible for a big discount on a new fridge or TV?
The NSW Government offers 40% discounts off the cost of a fridge and 50% for a TV to encourage NSW residents to replace old and energy inefficient items with new ones. This could save you between $100 and $200 per year and $50 – $125 per year respectively. To replace your fridge, your current fridge must be at least 6 years old. To replace your television, you must own a plasma or cathode ray tube (CRT) television. (a discounted delivery fee also applies)
To receive this offer you must be a NSW resident and hold one of the following:
Pensioner Concession Card
Health Care Card or Low Income Health Care Card from Centrelink
Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card
You can apply online at https://energysaver.nsw.gov.au/households/rebates-and-discounts/appliance-replacement-offer
There are also NSW government discounts available on energy efficient lighting and the purchase of new split system air conditioners.
If you need help with an online application please contact the church office.

Thank You
Thank you to everyone for your best wishes on my retirement. It has been a great joy to work at St Anne’s over the past 17 years and I have made some wonderful friends. I hope we can catch up from time to time. God bless you as you continue to serve him. Bronwyn

A letter from David Crain, Interim National Director BCA
It is with very heavy hearts that we write to you this morning. Our dear brother in Christ Bruce Chapman’s battle with melanoma has ended. This morning (7/05/19) God took him to glory and welcomed him home as a good and faithful servant.
Bruce touched so many lives during his ministry in Sydney and the Northern Territory. He recently wrote an article for the upcoming winter edition of The Real Australian and he was so grateful for the opportunity to serve our gracious God. “The last ten years has been our small part in God’s grand plan and we’re so thankful for the privilege it has been.” Bruce referenced many Bible verses in his article including Romans 8:28-29 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.”
As soon as we know further details as to a memorial service for Bruce we will let you know.
Please uphold in prayer Jodi, Matthew, Laura, Felicity and Oliver as well as Bruce’s parents, brothers and their families.
Please direct messages of condolence, remembrances and prayers to the BCA National Office, we will collect these and pass them onto the family.

Prayer

  • Thank God for the privilege of living in a peaceful democracy.
  • Pray for our newly elected government – for wisdom and compassion as it leads and serves our nation.
  • Pray for Christian members of Federal Parliament in all parties as they seek to live out their faith in a demanding context.
  • Pray for our Wardens and Parish Council as they continue to guide our building project.
  • Pray for Australian Muslims during Ramadan – especially that they will know a Christian friend who will help them to take a fresh look at Jesus.
  • Please pray for Robin M, Ken, Leslie and Ivy. Ask God to comfort, strengthen and deepen the trust of those who are sick, grieving, or in special need at this time.

 

 

 

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 SOAP Bible Readings

Scripture
Observation
Application
Prayer

Read Scripture daily, write a few thoughts, an application and then pray.

Week beginning 20th May
Job 26
Job 27
Job 28
* Leviticus 8
* Leviticus 9
* Leviticus 10
Zechariah 1

Week beginning 27th May
Zechariah 2-3
Zechariah 4-5
* Leviticus 11-12
* Leviticus 13
* Leviticus 14
* Leviticus 15
Zechariah 6-7

* Sermon Reading

I delight in your decrees;  I will not neglect your word.  (Psalm 119:16)