Sunday 9th April 2023 – Easter Sunday
Christ is risen – he’s risen indeed! Really? Do you really believe that Christ
is risen? Do you really believe that he came back to life physically (and not
just spiritually) after being dead for three days? How is that possible? Surely
a man can’t come back to life physically.
Surely the resurrection is just a symbol or a metaphor but not a historical
event. Surely science has disproved Christianity – there’s no such things as
We need to grow up and move with the times, don't we? If that's what you
think, it’s important to remember a few things and to hear three different
voices in our Gospel reading this morning:
-The voice of the earth (v. 2-4)
-The voice of the angel (v. 5-7)
-The voice of the Lord (v. 8-10)
To Think About:
Can you hear the voices of Easter and are you a voice of Easter yourself?
HYMNS FOR THIS SUNDAY
TIS 373 Christ the Lord has risen today.
MP 1072 In Christ Alone
TIS 376 I know that my Redeemer lives
TIS 380 Yours be the glory
A memorial service for our dear brother Sudhir Sukumar is being organized
for the afternoon of Saturday 15th of April at 2pm, here at St James. More
details to follow shortly.
FOR YOUR DIARIES
BCA Dinner at Glen Waverly Anglican, 5:30pm Sat 22nd April. We want
to put together a St James’ table group. Please indicate your interest on the
sheet in the foyer.
Nomination Forms are now available in the foyer for the position of Synod
Representatives. The Parish is required to elect 2 Synod Reps and 1
supplementary for the coming 3 year cycle of Synod. If you are
willing, please submit a signed form to the Vicar.
VOICE TO PARLIAMENT SEMINAR
There will be a seminar at St James’ discussing the Voice to Parliament. Bishop Paul Barker will lead a conversation with Canon Glenn Loughrey. This will be held on Tuesday
2nd of May at 2pm.
ST JAMES’ MOTHER’S DAY HIGH TEA
Great way to celebrate an early Mother’s Day with
FELLOWSHIP LUNCH IS BACK
Wednesday April 19th 12noon at Dandenong Club. Everyone welcome to
join us for good food and conversation. Please add your name to list in porch
or contact Doreen 0439795386
READINGS FOR NEXT SUNDAY
16th April–Second Sunday after Easter
Acts 2.14a, 22-32; Psalm 16. 1 Peter 1. 1-12; John 20. 19-31
THIS WEEK WE CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR
Mike; Mark; Clovis; Rose; Eva; Cecil; Stanley; Nigel; Russell; Josie, Kevin; Joanne, Eve, Margaret, Lynette, Danny, Esme, Michael, Charles, Edward, Tyrone & Renee.