Rev Chris Siriweera – Ministry Development Officer

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We congratulate Rev Chris Siriweera on his appointment as the new Ministry Development Officer for the Presbyterian Church of Victoria. The unanimous vote at the recent Urgent Meeting of Assembly on 19 March shows the high regard the Assembly has for Chris, and its strong opinion that he has the gifts and graces required to serve the church in this …

Ministry Conference at Presbyterian Theological College

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Last week, many of our ministers attended the three-day ministry conference at the Presbyterian Theological College and were taught by David Cook, Alasdair Paine and David Jones. The focus was on the books of Philippians and Titus, as well as learning how to read and teach the bible and being prepared for the realities of life in ministry. The hall …

Robyn Johnson – Pastoral Support Worker for Ministry Wives

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The HCCC is delighted to announce the commencement of Mrs Robyn Johnson in her role as Pastoral Support Worker for Ministry Wives. Robyn will be seeking to make contact with our ministry wives in various ways in the weeks and months ahead- her contact information is on the HCCC page of the PCV website www.pcv.org.au. Please pray for Robyn as …

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, …

HCCC Christmas function

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On the 6th of December, the Health & Community Chaplaincy Committee celebrated at its annual Christmas function for Committee members, HCCC Staff & PCV Associated Chaplains and special guests. Those attending and invited guests were: HCCC Convener: Rev Phil Court HCCC Co-ordinator : Mrs Kathy James HCCC Administrator: Mrs Anne Harvey HCCC members : Revs Phil Chang, Grant Vayne, Daniel …

HMWA winds up after 83 years ministry

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After 83 years in operation, the gospel-support ministry of Home Mission Workers Association has concluded. We thank God for many blessings that have been seen and felt from the work of HMWA over the years of its existence. Originating as an urgent need during the Depression years when home missionaries were often in need of life’s daily home necessities, it …

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 …