Easter Day 1 April 2018 10am

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.

 Easter Day 1 April 2018

 

This is the day

When God rolls away the stone of death, and enters the tombs of despair

This is the day,

When darkness is defeated and shattered hearts are filled with hope

This is the day,

When we celebrate the victory of love, and the eternal life of Christ.

This is the day – Easter Day,

Christ is risen,   Hallelujah!

Notices: A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning. Please stay for morning tea after the service.

Court Theatre trip THIS Thursday 5th April, 6.30pm start. Sue will distribute the tickets this morning.

Wednesday Walkers: 4th April. Meet 9.30am at Ferrymead Golf carpark to walk alongside the river to the motorway and back. Coffee TBC. Rob 384 4320.

From Waltham Cottage… A huge thank you for the fabulous array of Easter goodies. The fact that all our folk will be able to go home with an Easter egg and share in one of the traditions of Easter, is just great. Thank you to everyone who contributed.

From Irene: But of concern is the fact that over the past several weeks Waltham Cottage has more than doubled having to give out food parcels. Adrienne mentioned that while, usually, requests for food parcels are fairly stable, there has been a real upsurge for the need of help in this area. So please – when you are shopping this week and in the weeks ahead, perhaps an added one or two items to contribute to the food bank at Waltham Cottage would be appreciated. Have you considered becoming a Supporter of Waltham Cottage? Supporting local children. Check out their updated website. Well worth a look. www.walthamcottage.com

Crafty Crafters meets on Thursdays 10am – 12 noon at Beckenham Methodist. Cost:  $3 per session.  Contact Lyndsey McKay 388 1264 for more details.

EASTER CANTATA by Murray Lennox and other Easter music, will be presented by the All Souls Anglican church choir (a new parish combining St Mary’s Merivale and St Matthew’s Cranford Street) at the new Oxford Terrace Baptist Church 2pm TODAY, accompanied by grand piano and the newly restored organ.  A feast of sound!                Admission $10.

Your Sisters Honey: Make a donation for a 450g jar of wonderful Woolston honey.

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

Songs of Rejoicing – a musical celebration of Easter with Schola Cantorum. Sunday 8th April 7pm at St Barnabas’ Church, Fendalton. $15 waged/$10 unwaged. Children free.

Garage Sale at St Anne’s Anglican Church Hall, 7 Wilsons Rd on Saturday 14th April 8.30am – 12noon.  Donations of goods to sell appreciated also.

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