Prayer Points Sunday 2nd June

This week’s prayers with thanks from Trekkies 


  • For the welcome rain.
  • For the wonderful fellowship in the church, especially within the small groups that meet regularly.
  • For opportunities for hospitality – giving and receiving.
  • For new insights about living in a way that reflects the Kingdom of God.
  • For the celebration of the marriage of Tony and Heidi, and for Hannah’s happy involvement.
  • For those working in the medical field – doctors, surgeons, nurses, medical scientists and the wonderful advances in medical technology.


  • For families dealing with mental health issues, and for there to be funding to provide resources for mental health needs.
  • For the victims of violent crime and their families left to pick up the fragments of shattered lives in the wake of traumatic events.
  • For police and other first responders who deal with traumatic situations every day – may they know God’s peace and strength
  • For those in our congregation grieving the loss of beloved pets.
  • For those suffering from anxiety, depression and hopelessness.
  • For the aged, the frail, those who fear losing independence, and those approaching end of life.
  • Pray that God will help us in our response to those who are not well.
  • For ongoing Reconciliation with our First Peoples, and opportunities to support new arrivals.


Photo credit:
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay

St Luke’s friends are warmly invited to the following event:

NEW ARRIVALS WELCOME BBQ LUNCH Saturday the 29th of June 12:00-2:00pm

Come and show our love for one another by welcoming, interacting and meeting with our newly arrived neighbours living with us in our Geelong community.  Halal meat supplied, bring a salad or a sweet to share.

Please register your name for catering purposes with Bruce Rookes 0402 135 313

First Aid Training at Wesley Uniting Church

Volunteers at St. Luke’s are encouraged to consider First Aid training.  Please contact your Ministry Team Leader if you would like to attend. This course has been organised by Wesley Uniting in partnership with Cameron Walker, the UCA Vic/Tas Safety Officer. This is a great opportunity to refresh or learn new skills. The courses are fully accredited.

  • Tuesday 25th June 2019
  • Wesley Geelong Uniting Church 100 Yarra Street GEELONG
  • 9AM TO 3.30PM

These courses have been greatly discounted to $110.00 per person.

Catering will be provided. Please note that there may be a small charge to cover the catering costs.  

How to book:

  • Click on link to book online:
  • Clink on enrol and select continue button in blue.
  • Follow prompts to fill in details.
  • Payment to be made by credit/debit card (VISA or Mastercard) on enrolment to secure place.


  • Call 03 9530 7111 to book over the phone with Premium Health Customer Service
  • Payment to be made by credit/debit card (VISA or Mastercard) on enrolment to secure place.

Op Shop Volunteers Urgently needed


Are you keen to volunteer in the Porter Ave Op Shop 2 hours (or more) a month?

Uniting Barwon URGENTLY needs  motivated reliable volunteers from 10am till 12pm Saturdays!

Uniting Barwon (formerly UnitingCare Geelong) is an emergency relief agency providing assistance to individuals and families in our local community who need practical support during times of financial and personal struggle.

If you—or someone you know—would enjoy being part of a can-do volunteer team, please contact Elizabeth Hopkin on 4210 1113 or email

Support vulnerable people in the community and help make a difference.

*Volunteer appointments are subject to satisfactory criminal history checks, reference checks and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

May House Church – an interfaith experience

Buddhist hands resting

May House Church

Date:  Sunday 26 May 2019.  Please note not the usual 3rd Sunday this month.

Venue: Drol Kar Buddhist Centre,  625 Nortons Rd, Paraparap VIC.  Ph: 5266 1788.

Time:  1.15 pm meet in the car park.  1.30 pm meet Karen Mayer and Valerie Druce at the Centre (walk through the large steel gate).

Activity:  After a discussion about Buddhism with Karen and Valerie and a tour of the Centre, the Drol Kar community will provide afternoon tea for us.  Shoes must be removed to go into the temple, so it is recommended that you wear comfortable slip ons.

RSVP:  by midday Friday 24 May 2019  ph: 5244 2997 or email