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Jeremiah 29:11-18

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare[a] and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. 12 Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. 13 You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. 14 I will be found by you, declares the Lord, and I will restore your fortunes and gather you from all the nations and all the places where I have driven you, declares the Lord, and I will bring you back to the place from which I sent you into exile.

15 “Because you have said, ‘The Lord has raised up prophets for us in Babylon,’ 16 thus says the Lord concerning the king who sits on the throne of David, and concerning all the people who dwell in this city, your kinsmen who did not go out with you into exile: 17 ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, behold, I am sending on them sword, famine, and pestilence, and I will make them like vile figs that are so rotten they cannot be eaten. 18 I will pursue them with sword, famine, and pestilence, and will make them a horror to all the kingdoms of the earth, to be a curse, a terror, a hissing, and a reproach among all the nations where I have driven them,

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"Thought for the week"

"One who loses money, loses much;
one who loses a friend, loses much more;
one who loses faith, loses all."

Upcoming Church Groups,
Meetings & Other Events
Wednesday, 14 March, 10.30am
Prayer Meeting        
Sunday, 18 March, 12.15pm
Sausage Sizzle        
Wednesday, 21 March, 10.30am
Pastoral Care       
Thursday 29 March, 2.30pm
Outreach Cake Stall          
Sunday, 25 March, after the Church Service
End of Daylight Savings          
Sunday, 1 April (Turn clocks back 1 hour)
Kirk Session        
Wednesday, 4 April, 7.30pm
Outreach Committee        
Monday ,9 April, 8.00pm
Kirk Session        
Wednesday, 4 April, 7.30pm
Wednesday, 11 April, 10.30am

Day Light Saving

Just a reminder that the end of daylight saving is approaching and will fall on Easter Sunday. We turn back our clocks 1 hour on the 1st April. 

Sausage Sizzle

The next sausage sizzle will be held on Wednesday March 21 from 11.30am to 2pm.

The funds raised this month will be donated to the Health and  Community Chaplaincy Committee (HCCC) for the 2018 Good Friday Appeal.


Prayer Cards

Prayer cards are available in the pews. Please write any Prayer requests on one of these and either place it on the table in the Vestibule (an Elder will ensure a Minister gets them) or hand it directly to the office or one of our Ministers.

You can also submit your prayer requests online »

engage 5pm

February 11        1 Samuel 16: 1 – 23          Looking on the heart,.

February 18        1 Samuel 17: 1 – 54          David and Goliath:  Seeing as God sees.

February 25        1 Samuel 18: 1 – 19:24    The Shadow of the Almighty.

March 4                1 Samuel 16:13 - 23          Earthy spirituality for  everyday  

March 11             1 Samuel 20: 1 – 42          David and Jonathan: The Power of Friendship

March 18              1 Samuel 21:1 - 22:5             Desperation and Providence.

March 25             Mark 11: 1 – 26                  Welcoming the King!

April  1                  Mark 16: 1 – 8                   Could the disciples have made up the story?

Women's Ministries

Join Women’s Ministries Victoria for their bi-annual Victorian state conference as they explore what it means to know "our glorious God". Early bird discounted registration ends Wednesday February 28th. For more info visit

Upcoming Church Services @ Scots'

Wednesday Mid Week Service , 1pm 
March 14
Rev Christian Tirtha

Thursday Lunchtime Series , 1pm 
March 15
Rev Richard O'Brien
*Werner Brodbeck Hall

 Sunday March 18
10.30am Indonesian Congregation
Rev Christian Tirtha
11:00am Worship Service
Rev Douglas Robinson
5.00pm Worship Service
Rev Richard O'Brien
*Robert White Hall

* The Werner Brodbeck and Robert White hall are located at 156 Collins St, next to the Church
^ Speakers for the allocated services are subject to change without notice