...celebrate the Eucharist, as part of your week at Christ Church!

...for the present there are no regular Sunday or weekday services in church, even though the Covid restrictions are starting to be eased... but individual private prayer in the church IS permitted on weekdays 12-2pm, and regular services WILL resume as soon as Government & Diocesan restrictions allow.... but, in the meantime, worship is still continuing! Announcements about service changes will be made on this page as soon as possible. Below you can find this week's Eucharist and other resources for your worship at home...


Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost - 27th September 2020

...join in this week's Eucharist at Christ Church (video - 51:10) celebrating The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost - a full Eucharist service, including prayers, readings, the sermon and organ music accompaniment

... a copy of the Prayer Book Eucharist Service can be viewed or downloaded here (for use while you share in the Eucharist service, if you don't have a copy of the Prayer Book at home)

...or join in a Morning or Evening Prayer Service (video - 9:46) - Fr Russell has recorded this service for use at any time or day of the week that suits you....

... a copy of this Prayer Book Service can be viewed or downloaded here (for use while you join in this prayer service with Fr Russell, if you don't have a copy of the Prayer Book at home)

* please remember that both services were filmed live in Christ Church, so some background noise is audible (and even the occasional ambulance siren!) so volume controls may need to be adjusted.

this week's Parish Press (27th September 2020) (the Vicar's message, prayers, and Parish information)

today's Readings and Psalm - a link to today's Readings, Psalm, and the Gospel - which for this Sunday are Exodus 17:1-7 and Phillipians 2:1-13, Psalm 78 verses 1-4 & 11-16, and the Gospel is Matthew 21:28-32.

you can also listen to a very different interpretation of today's Psalm (Ps 78 v1-4 & 11-16) - as presented on YouTube by Jason Silver. The words for the Psalm are here. ** please ignore or skip any advertisements that appear before the singing of the Psalm!

...Special Prayers (for the pandemic, and for our Vicar and supporting clergy) ... & this week please pray for...

this week's Hymn is "Blest are the pure in heart" (TIS #448). Winton has selected this hymn especially for the Spring season, and plays his own arrangement of this great hymn during this week's Eucharist, but here you can listen again and sing along if you wish - Hymn 448 words are here.

... and for quiet times in the week ahead...

Holy & Saints Days (September) .... The Melbourne Anglican (September)  ....

Anglican Prayer Diary (September).... God in the Arts ..... more books to read .......

Fr Russell and the Parish Pastoral Group are keeping in touch with everyone by phone, as far as possible, but if you have any questions email the Parish or call Fr Russell (0433933738) or Judy Munro (0419870447). If you have special prayers you'd like to be included in the Weekly Prayers, please email or phone them in....

... ... and please remember that you can continue to support the Parish by bank account deductions via the Anglican Development Fund ... and also through the digital Entertainment Book for 2020-21 - especially useful as restrictions relax! We must support our Parish!

...for other news the quarterly Parish Magazine - the Chronicle - is published each quarter, and the September 2020 edition (#54) has been mailed or delivered throughout the Parish, but it is also available on-line (see the link from the menu on our Home Page).

This page is being updated at least weekly, as Government and Diocesan directions are received, so check this page for any changes to service arrangements.

Stay safe and stay well!

...you can find Christ Church on the corner of Moorabool & McKillop Sts, Geelong

Vicar - Fr Russell Trickey

0433 933 738  or email trickeyrussell13@gmail.com  

Parish Office Ph 03 5221 8055 (message only until after the virus restrictions are lifted)


... missed an earlier Parish Press ??

... listen to a recent sermon

.... want to singalong with your favourite hymns ??

...and Christ Church is also on Facebook, from where you can link to live readings of Morning and Evening Prayer several times each week (see the link in the main menu on the left of the Paish Home Page)




updated 25th September 2020
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