Sunday 30th April 2017 Easter 3

 

 

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 30th April 2017

Walking with Jesus

Notices:

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

 

From Ghost Lake Hut. …

Last Sunday the congregation voted unanimously to proceed with the strengthening and refurbishment of the church building.  The presbytery has approved this and we are waiting for the Church Property Trustees to approve our decision. Dugald.

 

 

We are invited to the celebration blessing and opening of the Beckenham Methodist Community Church facility on 21st May at 2pm.

Light refreshments will be served after.

 

 

Wednesday Walkers 3rd May: Meet 9.30am at Sumner Surf Club. Coffee at Joe’s Garage. All welcome. Judith 332 1577.

 

Crafty Crafters Thursdays 10am-12 noon at Beckenham Methodist. $3 per session. New faces very welcome. Bring along a craft piece to work on, or come along and learn a new one. We have people who can teach you knitting, crochet, patchwork, card making. Contact Beverley 384 7814 for further details.

 

MEN’S GROUP: Our first meeting for the year will be on Thursday 4th May 6pm for a shared finger food tea at Merchiston, 75 St Martins Rd. Guest Speaker: Dugald Wilson about his beekeeping hobby. All men are very welcome. If you would like to come, please talk to one of the blokes in the congregation!

 

Deadline for ‘Messenger’ articles is TOMORROW. Please email items through to: . anneke.howie@gmail.com

 

Pastoral Care: If you are going to be away for a wee while, please let the Parish Office or Session Clerk know. Thank You.

 

FOR YOUR DIARIES:

Worship on 21st May will be preceded by a Parish Breakfast at 8.45am. The menu will include croissants, ham, cheese and fresh fruit. Everyone is welcome!

 

The Ministry Settlement Board has met recently. Please remember them in your prayers as they discern the way forward for the parish. The members are: Irene Gray, Charlotte Houston, Warren Pettigrew, Tony Beasley, Barbara Meier, Sue Saunders, Keren Ritchie, Rev Andrew Nicol and Sonya Hodder (minute secretary)

 

New Roster available today – please check to see if there is one for you. Anna.

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