Upcoming events in the Parish of Christ Church St Laurence are listed below. For any further enquiries please contact the parish office.
Tuesday 28 February – Shrove Tuesday Pancake night with Bishop’s Bake-off
At 6.30pm in Christ Church St Laurence hall (505 Pitt St, Sydney city) is the annual Pancake Tuesday in aid of St Laurence House. Our Regional Bishop Michael Stead and former Bishop Rob Forsyth will participate in a crepe making ‘bake-off.’ Enjoy a meal of savoury pastas and sweet crepes. Drinks will be available. Tickets are $20 a single and $50 a family and are available from Belltower books.
Saturday 4 March – Lenten Quiet Day
There will be a quiet day held at St John’s Balmain conducted by Rev’d Keith Dean-Jones. It will begin at 10.00am and conclude at 4.20pm. There is no charge, and participants are asked to bring a picnic lunch. Coffee and tea will be provided. Please contact the office for more information.
Sunday 5 March – Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the parish will be held on Sunday 5 March at 12.30 pm in the Parish Hall. Nominations for elected positions should be made on the forms available in the church. Closing date for nominations is Monday 27 February at 9 am.
Friday 6 – Sunday 8 October – Parish Retreat Weekend
We are delighted to announce that the Rev’d Catherine Eaton will be leading us on retreat from Friday 6 – Sunday 8 October 2017. The setting for the retreat will be the beautiful lakeside setting of St Joseph’s Conference Centre, Kincumber (on the Central Coast). Mthr Catherine has recently served as Canon-in-Residence at St Saviour’s Cathedral, Goulburn, but spent most of her ordained ministry in the Diocese of Melbourne. Having retired to the Southern Highlands, Mthr Catherine has become involved in the Community of St Gabriel, our congregation in the Highlands. As places at the retreat will be limited, please mark these dates in your diary now.