It is good when changes come into our lives and at PWA so many changes are afoot.
Daniel 2:20-23: “Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever; wisdom and power are his. 21 He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning. 22 He reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what lies in darkness, and light dwells with him. 23 I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors: You have given me wisdom and power, you have made known to me what we asked of you, you have made known to us the dream of the king.”
Barbara Bullen writes: I have been travelling to many Presbyteries and it is good to see how our PWA’s are evolving. We are able to adapt and work with what we have.
In the Wagga Presbytery we have a new PGR in Mrs Vera Swan; in the Riverina Presbytery we changed our usual date to allow the women to attend out of daylight saving time.
In the Moree Presbytery we are looking for- ward to consolidating the area that Time Out Bible Study goes to, to make it easier for women to attend with a PWA Member training to take the Bible Study into many PWA branches. In the New England Presbytery we have a new PGR with Mrs Gwen Cowell. Gwen and her husband Jack take the Gospel to the Outback through many local Primary schools. At the PWA Rally they gave us part of the Presentation that they give the children at the schools.
Gwen has a puppet and does wonderful sketches while Jack sings. They make a good team with both prayer and financial as- sistance of the PWA to support them in their work.
The Home Mission Standing Committee will be travelling to Dubbo Presbyterian Church via Winmalee Church and Bathurst Church for the annual Ceilidh. This is for a time of prayer and encouragement. They will be visiting the Royal Flying Doctors whilst there. Then coming home after a visit to Woodford Church.
The PWA Conference that is held during the week of the NSW Assembly planning is well underway and we look forward to Monday June 30 at the PLC Croydon when we present the Conference with guest speaker Elizabeth McLean CEO of the PSS. Our closing Devo- tions will be led by Heather O’Rourke.
Then on Tuesday July 1 after the Communion Service we have a workshop on our wom- en’s ministries. Our outing this year on the Wednesday is to visit the newly opened Christ College (PTC) at Burwood.
Coming up are many more Presbytery Rallies in the City area and I am looking forward to hear what they are doing to further the Gospel with Women’s Ministry. We give thanks to God for the continued partnership that we have with other states throughout Aus- tralia and the many Ministries we have in our churches to support Women’s Ministries. Barbara Bullen is PWA State President NSW.
By Barbara Bullen – PWA State President NSW.
– Download PULSE June 1 (PDF) to also read:
– Networking with Women in Ministry – by Debra Tattersall
– Margaret Gillespie on the left, with her trainer Anne Campbell who participated in the Timothy Partnership online training.