Chaplains High Tea 2018

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Last week, the Health and Community Chaplaincy Committee members and staff gathered at 156 Collins St for their annual Chaplains High Tea 2018. Also present were the GAV Moderator Rev John Stasse and the Kirkbrae Chaplaincy team, Rev Matt James and Mrs Janine Gear. HCCC Convener Rev Phil Court thanked all staff and committee members for their contributions during the …

Ordination and Induction of Luke McSeveny

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Rev Andrew Bray Presbytery Moderator On Friday, 1st June 2018 the Presbytery of Geelong conducted the Ordination and Induction of Luke McSeveny into the Parish of Geelong West. Because the Congregation lost its suite of buildings in April 2015 by arson with a rebuild in process, the Worship service was conducted in the North Geelong Presbyterian Church premises. It was …

New Principal Presbyterian Ladies College – 16 February 2018

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PLC knows how to mark occasions in style. Wyselaskie Hall was overflowing with girls and staff of the entire senior school assembled, together with many invited guests. We witnessed the commissioning of the school’s 11th principal, Mrs Dawn Clements. Hymns of praise, prayer, vows and speeches of welcome flowed beautifully to form an impressive service. The Moderator of the church, …

Moderatorial Visit to the Canavans, January 2018

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“In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps.”  Proverbs 16:9. After months of meticulous planning by both Alan and Fay Canavan and my personal office assistant (my wife Susan) the Whites set out for a week of fellowship, cross-cultural ministry exposure, and adventures on the high seas. The plan was to fly to Townsville, …

General Assembly opening address 2017

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This year’s General Assembly opened with a stirring address by our re-installed moderator Rev Robert W White. Celebrating the Reformation was theme of the Opening Service, and this address by Robert takes up the theme of the true treasure of the church being the glorious Gospel of Christ Jesus our Lord  – which, of course, is the subject of the 62nd …

2017 General Assembly Opening Night

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The Opening Night of our 2017 General Assembly “The Heart of the Reformation” was held on Monday evening, the 9th October at The Scots’ Church, Melbourne. Rev Robert White was re-installed as Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Victoria for a second term. The St Andrews Christian College Choir, led by their leader and pianist, Mr Luke Batty, delighted the …