Ordination of Jesse Walz

Office news

On 1 July 2018, the North Western Presbytery had the pleasure of appointing and ordaining Jesse Walz to the appointment charge of Eaglehawk, near Bendigo in central Victoria. The service of worship commenced at 6:30 pm with the Presbytery Moderator, Rev Bruce Riding leading. Rev Dave Martin (from the New Life Presbyterian Church at Officer) preached the charge using as …

Licensing and ordination of Nathan Runham – Chaplain, Australian Defence Force

Office news

On Friday, 29 June 2018, Eltham Presbyterian congregation was host for a special dual-focus night for the Presbytery of Melbourne North in recognising the ministry of Chaplain Nathan Runham. Don Elliott (moderator) led the service of licensing, and then ordination. Martin de Pyle preached for the occasion. We enjoyed an excellent ADF video presentation promoting Army Chaplaincy – “starring” our …

Ordination and Induction of Luke McSeveny

Office moderator, news

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 …