Dear Parish Family

We have journeyed the last few weeks through online mediums and ‘tuning in’ on Sunday mornings. For many of us the pain of isolation has been very real and I thank you all for keeping to the rules and distancing yourselves so graciously from our church building. We now come to (hopefully!) our last Sunday of YouTube bringing us together and I am excitedly looking ahead to next week when I can welcome you all back to St Aug’s.

Sadly, our September Mission Month had to be shelved while we went online each week; however, we can now plan a kind of a Stewardship Month to run throughout October, and I encourage you all to prayerfully consider our Offertory levels and the funds we require to run the parish successfully. Our worship theme for the month of October will be “Giving” and we will cap the month off on Sunday 31st Oct at our 10am Combined service with a ‘Day of Giving.’ I invite you to all to faithfully consider our levels of financial help towards the parish, and to give accordingly. We have several projects we would like to undertake but as I am sure many of you are aware, we desperately need those dollars to put them in place.

It is poignant that our Readings for this Sunday centre around the theme of The Hard Yards of Discipleship: discerning what is God’s will and following it, acting in service of other people, welcoming the gifts that God has given to all people. My prayer is that these themes will enable us all as a parish to look ahead to October and carefully discern where we are at financially.

May each of you continue to blessed by our God of Provision and Love.

Your Friend and Vicar, Kofe

Next Week

Sunday 3rd Oct:     Back Together in Church!!

9.15am                 Eucharist of One Kind

11am                      Informal Worship

Next Week

Sunday 3rd Oct:     Back Together in Church!!

9.15am                 Eucharist of One Kind

11am                      Informal Worship

Wednesday 6th Oct:

10am                      Midweek Service in the Hannan Centre

Blessed be God who brings us together!

 Please note that when we gather in the church, social distancing will be

encouraged and everyone entering the church will have to sign in using either the QR Code, or sign in sheet.

Entry only via the Hannan Centre please and exit via the main front glass doors.

Communion will be of One Kind only, i.e no wine.

The Sanctuary rails will not be used for Communion; people will be invited to queue along the middle aisle to receive their wafers and then return to their seats via the side aisles.

Can’t wait to see you all next Sunday!

Kofe