Sunday 26 March 2017 10am Lent 4 Harvest Thanksgiving

WHILE OUR CHURCH BUILDING IS REPAIRED WE ARE MEETING EACH SUNDAY AT THE MINERAL & LAPIDARY CLUB 11O WALTHAM RD (NEXT TO WALTHAM SCHOOL) AT 10AM.

WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO WELCOME YOU.

Sunday 26 March 2017

 

Harvest Thanksgiving ~ 4th Sunday in Lent

Coming Together as Part of God’s Family

 

Welcome & Notices:

 

Call to Worship: 

Come let us worship God this Harvest Thanksgiving day

We gather celebrating the gifts of land and sea.

Come and worship God of yesterday, today and tomorrow

We gather remembering our forebears, who tilled, planted and developed this province, alongside the people of the land.

Let us thank God for all that has been.

Let us reach out, that the goodness of life may continue to be shared with all God’s people.

 

 

REMEMBER: Daylight Saving ends next Sunday – don’t forget to turn your clocks back!!


Notices:

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning, Please stay for morning tea after the service. Thanks to Audrey Dunnachie and the Worship committee for leading today’s service.

 

Fireside meets on Tuesday 28th March 7.30pam at Merchiston, 75 St Martins Rd. All women are very welcome.

 

Wednesday Walkers 29th March: contact Sonya 339 7038 for details.

 

Crafty Crafters Thursdays 10am-12 noon at Beckenham Methodist. $3.Beverley 384 7814.

 

Can You Help? Our auditor has retired so we need a new person to check the books. If you know of someone, please let Joan Macdonald know.

 

 

Do we need Easter?  The Rev Dr John England will lead three provocative reflections during Holy Week.  Tuesday 11th, Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th April at 7.00pm in the Church Lounge at 43 St Martins Rd.

 

 

 

 

Euthanasia: A Duty to Die?
The Transitional Cathedral, Latimer Square, Saturday 1 April, 9.30am to 2.30pm.
A one day seminar on one of the controversial topics of today’s society
BYO Lunch, tea/coffee provided.
Registrations to Jill Short:

admin@theologyhouse.ac.nz

ph: 03 341 3399 by 5 pm 30th  March.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:

The Parish Office will not be open on Friday 31st March. Please have any notices for Sunday 2nd April to Anna by 9am WEDNESDAY. Thank You.

 

 

 

Please fill out an information form available at worship or from your elder if you are already, or would like to be part of the St Martin’s congregation.

Forms can be returned to The Minister, Irene Gray or to the church office.

Many thanks to those who have already returned forms!

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