St Mark’s Women’s Fellowship, Underdale

We are a very small group, but we are happy to meet monthly and remain affiliated with LWSA-NT. After our meeting, Pastor Welke leads us in Bible study after which we enjoy lunch and a chat. In May and October, we meet with our sisters from Glandore. It is a privilege to take part in …

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People of the Book – by Geraldine Brooks

 “ . . . it’s amazing what you can learn about a book by studying the chemistry of a breadcrumb.” This statement in the opening chapter of this book sets the scene for the story. There are two streams of narrative – present-day from 1996 to 2002 – and historical components reaching back to from …

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Papua New Guinea (PNG) Birthing Kits

The following information has been supplied by LCA International Mission for anyone wishing to prepare Birthing kits for use in Papua New Guinea. Please cut out these instructions, or copy them, and put in a safe place so you have a reference, when required, or you can access this information any time by going to lcamission.org.au/join-gods-mission/birthing-kits/ …

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Devotion – May 2020

Read Psalm 139:6–12 Journal Entry  12 November 2019 Jesus, how much longer am I going to feel tepid and unmoved? It makes me shameful when I can’t muster the motivation to wriggle close to you, to lay my head in your lap and sob to You. I’m fearful of the hard heart-work of pruning and probing and growth that will no doubt take place when I finally crawl begrudgingly toward You. I just need a …

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Bible Study – May 2020

Thanksgiving Study 2: Jesus institutes the meal of thanksgiving Opening prayer: O give thanks to the Lord for he is good, for his mercy endures forever! Thank you, Lord, that we can be together today studying your Word. Send us your Holy Spirit and guide our meditation and discussion. Give us thankful hearts for all your blessings. In Jesus name, Amen. Read 1 Corinthians 11:23–26 What stands out to you as you read and hear …

 . . . through Christ who strengthens me!

Recently, our elder daughter, Thalia, got confirmed and, after months of agonising over which Bible text to choose, she settled very firmly on Philippians 4:4–7: Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in …

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