Farewell Bishop John and Bridget

Thank you Bishop John for your faithfulness and guidance to our parish over the last 5 years in the Diocese. The parishioners of the Pastoral District of Mount Gambier wish you and Bridget every happiness in your retirement and return to your family the UK, and be assured of our ongoing prayers for you both.…

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Parishioner Profile – Raylene Milligan

Care for people is a strong motive behind a number of Raylene Milligan’s occupations in Christ Church parish. A co-founder, with similarly inspired Robyn Sweetnam, of a monthly dinner quaintly titled ‘Solos and Spares’, the usually quiet Raylene agreed to talk about the dinner and her other involvements ‘under duress’. “Basically the dinner was begun…

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Parishioner Profile – John Allan

Born in Melbourne, John Wyatt Allan, was baptised, confirmed and married at Christ Church in the Anglican Pastoral District of Mount Gambier and has been congratulated by his Parish on receiving an Australia Day Award. The 83 year old was honoured with an Order of Australia Medal for many years of voluntary community involvement which…

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New Table Tennis Table

Table tennis is a growing interest among Christ Church parishoners and their friends with regular Saturday evening gatherings in the church hall, as well as various card games and, just recently, ball room dancing lessons. A recent excitement was the ‘official opening’ for a brand new $500 table tennis table donated by long time parishioner…

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City Wide Service

Christ Church parish will hold a City Wide Service on March 31st when ministers and parishoners of other faiths will be involved. It will be the first City Wide service in 19 years and Fr Neil Fernando will preach on ‘Persistency in Prayers’.

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Mission/Tour to Sri Lanka

More than twenty people will undertake a Mission Tour to Sri Lanka in August during which they will distribute 200 children’s school back packs and winter clothing for people living in the high, cold,  hills of the country. Fr. Neil says the mission tour will run from August 13 to 25th 2019 and will include…

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