Sunday 4 February 2018

 

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 4th February 2018 10am

Notices:

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning. Please stay for morning tea. Many thanks to Rev Alan Webster for leading today’s worship.

 

Minister away….Dugald is on leave until Sunday 11th February.

 

Lenten Conversations…

During Lent 2018 there is an opportunity to gather with others to grow in our connection with God and one another.  We will gather every week for 4 weeks (4 sessions of approx. 90 mins, beginning from Monday Feb19th) for tea/coffee and a time to converse and learn with a focus theme.  Groups of up to 8 people will run on Monday evenings, Tuesday mornings, and Wednesday afternoons. (Some people find they can’t make every session). Our focus theme this year is Nurturing Spiritual Practices.  We are going to have some fun experimenting with different ways of connecting with God and discerning God’s voice in our lives.  Sign the sheet on the back table or send Dugald a message.   You are encouraged to invite a friend.

 

Wednesday Walkers: 7th February Meet 9.30am on the corner of Bower Avenue and New Brighton Road for a walk along the river with an excursion into the red zone before returning to the Urban Corner Café for coffee.  Alan and Barbara.

 

ASH WEDNESDAY Service      14th February 7.30pm at St Anne’s Anglican Church, 7 Wilsons Rd. All are welcome.

 

Articles are now due for the next ‘Messenger’. Email contributions to anneke.howie@gmail.com please. Deadline is Friday 23rd  February.

 

Crafty Crafters: Thursdays 10am – 12 noon at Beckenham Methodist. Bring along an unfinished craft, or come and learn a new one! $3 per session. All are welcome. Contact Beverley Hudson 384 7814 for further details.

 

WANTED: Photographs of Parish events – please email photos to the Office so we can keep a record of what’s happening around the parish.

 

Court Theatre Group Booking: Thursday 5th April 6.30pm “Easy Money” by Roger Hall. Cost $49 per person or $40 with a Community Services Card (photocopy of card details required). The seats selected are easily accessible for those with mobility issues. Numbers attending and money in NAMED envelope to Sue Saunders, or dropped in to the Parish Office, by Sunday 4th March at the latest please. Sign up today!

 

Homemade jams, chutneys, sauces etc…

Please let Sue Saunders know what you would like and she will make them on request.

 

Fundraiser for St Martins:

Handmade greeting cards for sale. $3 each.  All proceeds to St Martins Building fund.

 

14th CHCH Boys’ Brigade

Boys’ Brigade is a fun filled Christian based programme for boys aged 5-19 years old.  We operate in three sections: Anchor 5-7 years, Team Adventure 8-10 years and Company Xtreme 11-19 years old on Friday nights at Beckenham Methodist Church Hall, 52 Martin Ave. Contact Stephen Gregory 337 2296 for more details or email him admin@14thbb.org.nz

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