Sunday 31 August 2014

PLEASE NOTE: The service on 31 August is at St James’ Presbyterian Church (10am), cnr Barrington & Bewdley Streets.

ST MARTIN’S NOTICES 31ST AUGUST 2014:

BECKENHAM LOOP QUIZ NIGHT Tuesday 23rd September 7.30 – 9.00pm at Beckenham Methodist, hosted by St Martin’s Presbyterian. Come along with a team of 5 or 6. Have fun and win some fun prizes! Nibbles and hot drinks provided. $2 entry fee per person. Please enter your team by 15 September – phone Anna on 332 6192 or email the Office. Be in quick – places are limited!

HELP NEEDED: If you are going to be at Church on 26th October (Labour Weekend) could you please let Anna know BY WEDNESDAY. We require two volunteers to read.

THE PARISH REVIEW by the Presbytery will be on Wednesday 17th September. There is an opportunity for members of the congregation to meet with the team (Revs Nancy Jean Whitehead, Sheena Dickson & Mr Charles Manning) between 4 – 5pm in the Lounge at Beckenham Methodist. Please come and share your thoughts on the life of the Parish. Review Questionnaires need to be completed by next Sunday please.

WEDNESDAY WALKERS 3rd September: Meet 9.30am at corner of Hawford & Opawa Rds. Coffee at Opawa Bakery. Faye will lead our walk. June 332 8874.

CRAFTY CRAFTERS Thursdays 10am – 12noon in the lounge at Beckenham Methodist. $3 per session. New faces always welcome. Beverley 332 7786.

MEN’S GROUP: Thursday 4th September 6pm at Merchiston, 75 St Martins Rd. Peter Saunders will guide us through an ancestral exploration of the New Hebrides, following a shared meal. Tony 332 0554.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD shoeboxes are now available. June 332 8874.

FOOTCARE CLINIC: Next Session Monday 8th September 1-4pm.

PRE-ELECTION SOCIAL ISSUES SEMINAR: Knox Church Centre, 28 Bealey Ave at 5.30pm Thursday 4th September: “Rethinking Crime & Punishment”. All Welcome.

INTER-FAITH JOURNEYING seminar Saturday 18th October: please sign the list if you are interested in attending.

THE PARISH OFFICE HOURS are Wednesday & Thursday 9am-12noon & Friday 9-11am. Phone 332 6192 or email stmartpresch@xtra.co.nz, or pop in to 7 Wilsons Rd. www.stmartins.org.nz.

BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK: Wed 3rd Charlotte; Fri 5th Anneke, Lyndsey.

Hub Activities for the week 31st August – 7th September 2014

St James’ Presbyterian Church
Mon 8 Sept 7.00pm Craft Group meet in the church lounge
Men’s Muster not meeting as a group. St J’s
bowling group are playing at Somerfield Hall,
Studholm St so all men and women are invited to
come along – Contact Roger for more info.
Sun 14 Sept 5.00pm Ecumenical Spring Service at Sacred Heart Church, Spencer Street. Cup of Tea to follow the service.

St Martin’s Presbyterian Church
NB: all events at Beckenham Methodist, 83 Malcolm Ave, unless otherwise specified.
Sun 31 Aug 10am Service at St James’ (please note time and place)
Tue 2 Sept 7.30pm Indoor Bowls Salvation Army , Southampton St. Bruce 332 7786
Wed 3 Sept 9.30am Walking Group. Call June 3328874 for destination
Thu 4 Sept 10am-12noon Crafty Crafters. $3. Beverley 332 7786.
5.30pm Social Issues Seminar,Knox Centre, Bealey Ave.
6.00pm Men’s Group. Merchiston, 75 St Martins Rd. Tony 332 0554.
Sun 7 Sept 9am Spring Flower Service & Communion

Tue 23 Sept Quiz Night. All are invited to come along. $2 entry.
Book your team in NOW stmartpresch@xtra.co.nz (by 15/9 at the latest!)

Hoon Hay Presbyterian Church
Mondays: 9.30 am & 10.40am Tai Chi. Brian 338 6228
6.30pm Christchurch South Parents Centre. Vivien 337 2825
7.30 pm Spreydon Indoor Bowls. Pat 353 0265
Tuesdays: 10.00 am mainly music @ Hoon Hay. Eleanor 960 4824
Wednesdays: 8.00 – 11.00am Vege Co-op. Shilo 338 3943
9.30 am U3A. Pauline 332 0453
1.00 pm West Spreydon Ladies Indoor Bowls. Sheila 960 4412
7.00 pm Scottish Country Dancing. David 322 7954
Thursdays: 9.30 am & 10.40am Tai Chi. Brian 338 6228
7.00 pm Beading Guild. Gayle 322 6073
6.30pm Christchurch South Parents Centre. Vivien 337 2825
7.30 pm Spreydon Indoor Bowls. Pat 353 0265
Fridays: 7.00 pm LIFT – Youth programme. Matt 027 389 0000
Saturdays: 9.00am – 12.00pm Ballet Group. Suzie 338 1017

Cashmere Hills Presbyterian Church
Mon 1 Sept 9.30am Pre-School Music Group. Anna 331 6252
Wed 3 Sept 10.00am Forum – discuss last Sunday’s Readings.
Thurs 4 Sept 10.30am Prayer Group at 1 Dalefield Drive
Sun 7 Sept 10.00am Communion Service
Mon 8 Sept 2.00pm Foot Clinic } phone office (3327129)
Tues 9 Sept 9.30am Foot Clinic } for appointments

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