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LWQ Friendship Day, May 21 2022

As COVID has made larger retreats difficult we have decided to organise a day together for 2022. We’ll love you to join us.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY: Friday April 29, 2022

LWQ FRIENDSHIP DAY PROGRAM

Venue: St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Phillip St, East Toowoomba

8.00am Registration (Offering Bowl on Registration table or prior EFT)
Offering – LCA International Mission, earmarked Thailand

8.45am Prelude; Welcome (DDZ & LWQ Presidents)
Opening Service with Holy Communion, Bible Study

10.30am Morning Tea

11.00am Praise Time; Guest Speaker (Rev Simon Mackenzie); Activities; Grace

12.30pm Lunch

1.30pm Praise Time; Activities; Entertainment; Spot Speakers; closing Devotion

3.00pm Afternoon Tea; Free Time

5.00pm Nibblies & drinks 7.00pm Entertainment

6.00pm Dinner (@ St. Paul’s Hall) 9.00pm Closing Devotion

Friendship Day Cover Notes:

This proposed Friendship Day is a slightly revamped one day gathering in lieu of our annual LWQ Retreat.
• Attendees are asked to find their own accommodation. Many may have family members around the area or there are numerous caravan parks and motel options available, some within walking distance, a few are listed below
• St Paul’s has ample street and off-street parking
• BYO name badge (if possible)
• The offering bowl will be on the table with the Registration materials, or can be sent electronically
• There is no official Sunday program. There are several Lutheran Congregations within the Zone conducting Worship Services. The Toowoomba Congregations are listed below
• Your men folk are welcome to attend – they can participate in any or all sessions or there are plenty of ‘meeting rooms’ on site if they’d like to catch up with others (play cards etc)
• Husbands are welcome to attend the evening dinner and entertainment. A bottle of water and tea/coffee will be supplied. Guests are asked to byo other ‘beverages’ and personal drinking glass
• All meals must be pre-ordered and named (details on Registration form. A full refund will be reimbursed should this Friendship Day be officially cancelled
Nearby Accommodation:
Country Gardens Motor Inn P: 4632 3099; Jolly Swagman Caravan & Units P: 4632 8735;
Federal Motel P: 4632 3011; Toowoomba Motor Village Vans & Self Contained Units P: 1800 675 105

Sunday (22 May) Worship Service:

There are several local Congregations holding Worship Services:- St Paul’s (Phillip St, East Toowoomba) 8.30am P: 4632 1185; Emmanuel (Concordia College, South St, Harristown) 9.00am P: 0428 183 888; Good Shepherd (Glenvale Rd, Harristown) 9am P: 4634 1023; Redeemer (Neil St, City) 9.30am P: 4638 7866; St John’s (Bridge St, Wilsonton) 10.15am P: 4633 2140
There are also numerous Congregations within a 30-60min drive (details upon request):-Highfields; Glencoe; Goombungee; Crows Nest; Maclagan; Oakey; Norwin; Pittsworth; Nobby

Registration Forms and program information

FriendshipDayy 2022 – PDF Format or FriendshipDay 2022 – MS Word Doc Format. Click on the Highlighted text to download.

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