Posts from September 2015

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Refugees

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

The decision for Australia to take an extra 12,000 Syrian refugees is a welcome one. It is good to see that persecuted peoples will be a priority. You can assist the displaced by contributing to Anglican Overseas Aid (see note elsewhere in this bulletin). When the extra refugees begin filtering through the system, there will [...]

Invitations

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Modern invitations are intriguing. They are so individual and expressive. I have the joy of receiving many invitations to weddings. So much thoughtful care goes into the invitation let alone the wedding! I guess because the event is so important to the couple, they want something of the depth, meaning and importance of the day [...]

Prayer for refugees

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

A photograph can prove a defining moment in a crisis. Do you remember the one below? It changed attitudes to the Vietnam war. Similarly the photo of the little Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach has changed opinions in Europe. Pray that our government will increase our humanitarian intake of refugees. Especially pray [...]

Invitational service

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

In two weeks time, we want to run an invitational service. What I mean is that we will run the service, (called “The Ultimate Invitation”), but the question is will you invite someone to make it truly an invitational service? You cannot just ask someone out of the blue. Offering an invitation will depend upon [...]