Sunday 13 August 2017

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 13th August 2017

 

 

Notices:

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning. Many thanks to David Beaumont for leading today’s service. Please stay for morning tea after the service.

 

Induction of the Rev Dugald Wilson TODAY at 3pm, with an afternoon tea to follow. All are welcome. 

 

ANNUAL REPORTS are now due. If you are the Convenor of a Parish committee or group, please submit your report (with a photo if possible!) to the Parish Office by THIS Friday 18th August at the very latest. Thank You.

Irene Gray, Session Clerk.

 

BOARD OF MANAGERS meets this Wednesday 16th August at 7.30pm.

 

Articles required now for the next ‘Messenger’.

Please email any contributions to anneke.howie@gmail.com. The deadline is Friday 25th August. Thank You.

 

Wednesday Walkers 16th August: Meet 9.45am with Rev Rob Ferguson inside the main front door of the Bus Exchange for a Tour around the City Centre and some insight into his walking ministry. Morning tea at Supreme Café in Welles St (near South City but on the opposite side of Colombo St).  Sonya 027 253 3397.

Crafty Crafters Thursdays 10am-12 noon at Beckenham Methodist. $3 per session. Bring along your own craft project, or learn a new skill! Contact Beverley 384 7814 for further details.

 

An Invitation: You are invited to Te Whare Roopu o Oterepo Waltham Community Cottage’s Annual General Meeting on Monday 21st August 2017 at 5.30pm.

The AGM will be followed by drinks and picks. We look forward to seeing you there. Adrienne Carmichael, Community Development Facilitator.

 

 

WANTED: Photos of parish groups and events. If anyone has photos of what’s happening around the parish please email them to the Office.

 

FOOD BASKET for Waltham Cottage.

A reminder to please bring along non-perishable contributions for the food basket every week. We have a commitment to help keep the pantry shelves full at the Cottage. This support is particularly welcome during these colder months.

 

Thinking of Living in a Retirement Village? Wednesday 30 August, 10am 12 noon, Hornby Working Men’s Club, 17 Carmen Road. Free public seminar by the Commission for Financial Capability – neutral and objective discussion about personal, legal and financial matters to be considered towards this decision. Call 0800 268 269 or see full details and how to register online at:http://www.cffc.org.nz/retirement/retirement-villages/events-2/

 

WORKING Bee 43 St Martins Rd Thursday 1.30pm…to continue storing church furniture, to clean out one room of the Sunday School building, build some shelving in the Office… we need to shift two pianos and the organ. Any brilliant ideas or gear to help do this appreciated!

 

Chicken Manure for Sale 12kg bag for $6 or 4 bags for $20 Saturdays 26 Aug & 2 Sept Colombo St outside Cashmere Club. Delivery is available for a fee. Contact Graham Foulds 355 6348 for details. A Community Project of Christchurch South Rotary.

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