Community Diary

Community Diary  is a community service providing churches and not-for-profit community groups free publicity for upcoming events.

To submit an item:

Go to TELL US WHAT’S ON  and complete the form with the details of your upcoming event.

Change the heart Service

Date: January 24, 2020

In January 2020, Aunty Jean Phillips, one of the most senior Aboriginal Christian Leaders, is calling all Australian Christians to come together in prayer in the lead up to January 26 through the #ChangeTheHeart prayer services. This is the fifth year these prayer services have been run nationally and they are supported by Common Grace www.commongrace.org.au, a growing movement of over 45,000 Australian Christians passionate about Jesus and Justice. These services are a beautiful opportunity for us to stand with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sisters and brothers, while learning more about the true history of Australia.

Our local service is on Friday 24 January – 5.30pm at St David’s Anglican Cathedral – 23 Murray Street, Hobart, TAS.

Please come and join in and support Aboriginal Christian Leaders, Common Grace, and pray for our nation.

More details here

Bushfire Relief Fundraiser

Date: January 31, 2020

EVENT NAME: BUSHFIRE RELIEF FUNDRAISER
EVENT LOCATION: BLACKMANS BAY COMMUNITY HALL BLACKMANS BAY
DATE OF EVENT: FRI, 31 JANUARY 2020
START & FINISH TIMES: 5.00 PM – 8.00 PM
EVENT DISCRIPTION: RAISE MONEY FOR THE AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS FOR THEIR BUSHFIRE DISASTER RELIEF & RECOVERY EFFORT 2020
COST: CHARGE FOR FOOD ONLY (AS ADVERTISED)

CONTACT: YANGCHEN DOLKAR
ORGANISATION NAME: TIBETAN COMMUNITY OF TASMANIA INC.

Bruny Island Last Stop before Home Day

Date: February 9, 2020

BRUNY ISLAND Last Stop before Home Day

SUNDAY 9th February

Bruny Island Quarantine Station 10 am to 2 pm

It is on again at Tasmania’s historic Quarantine Station!

Come along and join in the fun on our beautiful state reserve. Bring your friends and family and perhaps a picnic lunch.

How to get there: We are located at 816 Killora Road, North Bruny. Take the
ferry from Kettering and turn left towards Barnes Bay, North Bruny. We are
20 minutes drive from the ferry terminal.

Blooming Church 2020 Feb 7-9

Start date: February 7, 2020

End date: February 9, 2020

Blooming Church 2020 Feb 7-9  St David’s Cathedral

Blooming Church 2020 – St David’s 52nd Community Floral Festival

Blooming Church 2020 heralds the Cathedral’s 52nd Community Floral Festival!
Each February, St David’s blooms and fills with the most exquisite fragrances that only flowers can give, as it plays host to an extraordinary array of floral exhibits, botanical art, music and community creativity.

This year Blooming Church is spreading its wings to take floral beauty out into the Hobart CBD and beyond, with the launch of Blooming Windows.

Open to the public from:
Friday 7 February, 11am – 5pm
Saturday 8 February, 9am – 5pm
Sunday 9 February, 11:30am – 2pm.

Entry $3, children free

The festival will be opened by Mr Mervyn Gordon OAM and Mrs Norma Gordon OAM at 6pm, Friday 7 February. Tickets for the Festival Opening event are $15, available from trybooking.com/BHQRM or the Cathedral Office.

Visitors to the festival will have the opportunity to explore the Cathedral, a magnificent heritage building. The Bell Tower will be open on Saturday for tours and self-guided tours of the beautiful stained-glass windows – each depicting an incredible story – can be taken throughout the festival.

Refreshments will be available in the Cloisters on Friday and Saturday.
The Cathedral Craft & Gift Shop will be open throughout the festival.
Plant and produce stalls will be in the grounds of the Cathedral.

On exhibition will be botanical art, including work from Botaniko.
The Embroiderer’s Guild will showcase a display of fine needlework.
Treasures from the Cathedral archives will also be on display.

Presented at the finale of the Blooming Church festival will be a concert on Sunday 9 February at 2pm. Tickets $15, available at the door.

More details P: (03) 6234 4900 W: saintdavids.org.au or find us on Facebook.

A Night of Holy Ghost Fire

Date: February 11, 2020

A  Night of Holy Ghost Fire at the Derwent Entertainment Centre Feb  11th  with International speaker Rodney Howard-Browne there will also be some additional prayer meetings & meetings around the main event (sessions with Matty Russell) with the details (times etc.) available on the Night of Fire website.

Tickets are free but those attending will need to book through Ticket Master so that their seat is reserved as seats are currently being booked out by people all over Australia and we would hate for anyone to miss out on this life changing evening.

There are many areas that help is needed in for an event of this scale (before, during and after), so we would like to ask whether you or any of your church family can help us?

Anyone interested can complete the volunteer application form on the website and one of the team members will be in contact with you/them with more details etc.

There will be a Volunteer Evening for all those that are local and willing to put their hand up to be part of this great event, at 6:30pm Wednesday the 15th January 2020 at our Central Campus.

Please let us know by return email if you are able to attend this night. Alternatively, if there is anyone that would like to sew into this event, please contact our offices on (03) 6234 7635;  admin@rivercitycc.com.au or our website (www.rivercitycc.com.au) for bank details (Ref: Night of Fire)

 

The link to the website is www.nightoffire.org

Richmond St Andrew Highland Gathering

Date: February 16, 2020

St Andrew Society of Hobart will again be holding its annual Highland Gathering on the Village Green, with Pipe Band displays from across Tasmania, Scottish dancing and stalls. Feb 16 2020 10am-4pm

Tasmanian Women’s Bible Conference

Date: March 28, 2020

Tasmanian Women’s Bible Conference

Women of Southern Tasmania, you are invited to TWBC 2020!

Come along to hear 3 Bible talks on ‘Living out the Gospel Together’ from speakers Di Warren & Christine Jolly. We will also spend time singing and praying together and enjoying community over some delicious morning tea and lunch.

When: 9am-3:30pm Saturday 28th March 2020
Where: Wellspring Anglican Church, Sandy Bay
COST: $40 early bird (by 7th March); $50 regular price (by 21st March)
Morning tea and lunch will be provided

More information and register here: https://twbcsouth.com/conference