past events

Christ Church Myrniong 150yrs Celebration

posted 9 Dec 2014, 23:25 by Roger MacRaild

On Sunday the 23rd November 2014, a 10am combined service was led by Bishop Philip Huggin, Vicar Darrell Couch and Curate Helen Dwyer to celebrate the significant milestone.  The chapel was filled, as was a large marquee on the front lawn, with a combined Bacchus Marsh Parish congregation, dignitaries including Don Nardella MLA & Mayor Paul Tatchell, previous clergy of the parish, clergy of other churches of the district, members of the local community and many people with a connection to the Parish from far and wide. 

The weather was warm as was the atmosphere amongst those present.  Following the service refreshment were served in the Myrniong Hall with many photos and other memorabilia on display, a credit to those involved. 

Trivia Night

posted 30 Jan 2013, 21:58 by Roger MacRaild   [ updated 9 Mar 2013, 20:47 by Roger MacRaild ]

Soular Senior ran a trivia night on Sat 23 Feb. Local businesses were very generous in donating some excellent prizes to compete for on the night for those wiling to part with $10 to at the door, and gold coins for other games during the night.  
Half the money raised on the night will go to the RSPCA (the charity of the winning table's choice) the other half to the good work of Bacchus Marsh Anglican.

Welcome Helen

posted 11 Dec 2012, 16:23 by Roger MacRaild   [ updated 12 Feb 2013, 22:59 by Roger MacRaild ]

We are very excited to be welcoming Helen Dwyer to join our ministry team as a Curate in February.
A welcoming and commissioning service will be held for Helen on Sunday the 3rd of February.  this will be the only service in the parish that weekend, and we are looking forward to giving Helen a very warm welcome. 

Myrniong pet service 2012

posted 12 Jul 2012, 00:01 by Roger MacRaild   [ updated 1 Oct 2012, 03:32 by Roger MacRaild ]

This year's pet blessing service on the 30th September was a wonderful lively service to warm St Francis' heart.  Dogs, guinea pigs and their respective owners met at the council reserve, joined in a service and received blessings. 

Harvest Festival - 2011

posted 30 Sept 2011, 03:49 by Roger MacRaild   [ updated 30 Sept 2011, 03:53 ]

This year's Harvest Festival was held on the 25th September out at the staughton vale shearing shed.
With our usual auctioneer out of action this year, Darrell stepped up to do a wonderful job with lemons for everyone.

Bishop's visit, a wonderful time for Confirmation & baptism

posted 11 Jul 2011, 18:17 by Roger MacRaild   [ updated 8 Jan 2013, 03:46 ]

On Sunday 3rd July 2011 a wonderfully uplifting service was held in the Holy Trinity Church where Bishop Philip presided over multiple confirmations and baptism.  The congregation was a combined group of the Bacchus Marsh Parish and our neighbours from Caroline Springs, with confirmees from both.

Soular snr Trivia Night a great success

posted 2 May 2011, 00:10 by Roger MacRaild   [ updated 8 Jan 2013, 03:50 ]

On the 28th May 2011, a wonderful night was had as 9 tables competed for prizes donated by local businesses, allowing us to raise over $1,000.  The winning table chose the Neighbours place, a local community support centre and foodbank, to be the recipient of half of what was raised.
Many thanks go to the following businesses for their generous support:
  • Coles Bacchus Marsh,
  • Bakers Delight Bacchus Marsh,
  • Bacchus Marsh Nursery and Florist
  • Café Chino on the Avenue
  • Ferguson Plarre Bacchus Marsh
  • Country Fresh Meat & Poultry
  • Hair Business on Main

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