Tag: social


16
Jun 2012

New York new york, played softly in the back ground while entering the diner… That should be the first give away as to what was in store for the night. But if you’re a little slow on the up take ….The event NOT to be missed by the way was…. The ‘All Things American Dinner Night’ The location: Box Hill Hall aka: American Diner The menu: Mountains upon mountains of nachos topped with guacamole, salsa and cheese followed by perfectly cooked American style buffalo wings and that was just for starters. The......

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06
May 2012

Shepparton folk held an interesting social activity on Sat 5th May at the hall. The theme of the night was Ye Old English Medieval Variety Night. Saints from Bendigo travelled over, and all in attendance came suitably dressed in medieval costume. Some handmade but all looking splendid. The night was suitably arranged by Peter and Janet Mitchell, who provide and cooked the very scrumptious meal of roast Lamb and vegetables, with most of the ladies providing the extras. The hall was suitably decorated for the occasion. Several terrific items and short movies......

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30
Apr 2012

On Saturday 28 April people came from near and far to celebrate the marriage of Heather King with Gerry Betts beside Waverley Lake near Launceston, Tasmania. The groom and his best man arrived by helicopter while the bride arrived with her dress covered over with a beige sheet. Heather is definitely NOT a beige person and all were relieved when she uncovered to expose her beautiful pink dress!     Big crowd of witnesses with a lot of visitors from the mainland and almost every Tasmanian saint. Reception was a “real” breakfast......

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22
Feb 2012

Tracey from Norwich reports: On the evening of the 1st February 2012, Bible knowledge was tested to the maximum. Officiated by the quiz master, the structure of the evening was loosely based on the BBC television quiz show called the Eggheads, where a set of challengers set out to beat a team of renowned quiz masters called the Eggheads, the most formidable brains in quiz history. It proved to be a very successful evening, the prize trophy (a large Chocolate bundle) was awarded to the winners (in this case the Eggheads –......

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12
Feb 2012

Pastor Konrad and Lucia (from the Revival Centre in Poland), recently visited our little assembly in Olney. It was great to see them, very encouraging and we had a wonderful time of fellowship. We look forward to seeing them again in the not too distant future. At the end of their stay with us, the assembly folk from Norwich joined us for an evening of food, choruses and testimonies and, as it was Tracy’s birthday, we seized the opportunity to celebrate....

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07
Dec 2011

This year has flown by and it is that time of the year – “Presentation Night” for Sunday School, Revival Rangers and the Youth Group. It is always a delight to see the young ones from Sunday School singing their songs and receiving their end of year books, followed by Revival Rangers and the presentation of their awards for badges received . Revival Rangers is a group of young people who are not yet in Youth Group. They have many activities throughout the year, meeting every fortnight on a Friday night or......

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05
Dec 2011

On Saturday 3rd Dec, the folk from Shepparton assembly travelled to Tamboora Gardens and Gallery between Waaia and Nathalia to be well and truly spoilt on fine dining and fellowship. Our host Bernie who runs Tamboora, is master chef and gallery director. The gardens are beautiful, and Bernie’s home is also a museum and art gallery. Each room is furnished with fine period furniture and antiques. The restaurant was the setting for a delicious main course and sweets followed by tea and coffee. A fun afternoon of food and fellowship was had......

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04
Dec 2011

The Mighty Team of Jericho.     On Friday 2nd December the Rossdale Golf Course in Aspendale held the “night of nights” for the Melbourne Young Peoples group- the formal! This last event of the year included a three course meal (hold the spam) punctuated with lively entertainment and awards. The coveted awards included the “Ken” and “Barbie” awards for the nights best dressed, “Rookie of the year” for the most involved of this years newest Youngies, “Most supportive team member” recognizing people’s contribution to their teams and awards for the many......

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09
Oct 2011

We had a great day of fellowship as we celebrated Judy’s 70th birthday on Saturday 8th October. Judy is a long standing member of the Olney assembly and has sustained us with her home-baked cakes for many years. Assembly members from the  Norwich and London assemblies were present along with Judy’s family, making this a very special day for a much loved sister. Our poet (‘but he doesn’t know-it’), Selwyn Goby, prepared a special, ‘light hearted’, poem especially for the occasion and Judy herself  graced us with a comical song about growing......

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30
Sep 2011

Beautiful one day perfect the next, that’s Queensland, and Fraser Island was the place where John (Dubbo) and Rebekah-Jayne  (Dubbo ex Brisbane) were married. It was the Thursday after the South Queensland State Rally where many from the rally stayed on in Qld to trek to Lake McKenzie. A delightfully setting to exchange your wedding vows. The Brisbane assembly sends their congratulations and best wishes as they travel through life together....

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