Strathfieldsaye is a satellite town about 10 kilometres south-east of Bendigo in Victoria. It is a rapidly growing township with a population of around 6000. The Strathfieldsaye Community Church is a joint venture between the Anglican and Uniting churches holds a weekly service on Sunday at 9.30am.
Steve and Vanessa Weickhardt took up a full-time ministry position in Strathfieldsaye in 2011. Steve has more than twenty years’ experience in youth and lay ministry, including time as a Diocesan campsite manager. Vanessa has lived in various locations around Australia and has worked with racehorses and in hospitals. Steve ministers at the Strathfieldsaye Community Church: a partnership between the Anglican and Uniting Churches. They have two adult children, Alyssa and Zoe.
The Weickhardts' May Prayer Points
Pray for the Bishop and Registry as they prepare for the Diocesan Synod on May 24-25. May God be glorified through this gathering and the people of our Diocese encouraged to be salt and light wherever we serve. Praise God that the BCA Centenary will be celebrated at this Synod, and pray for Adrian Lane as he gives a presentation on BCA to the meeting.