Sunday 6 September 2020

A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and a socially-distanced chat after the service. Many thanks to Rev Chris Elliot for leading our worship this morning.

As a condition of gathering in this building, you must remember to sanitise your hands on the way in, and it is recommended that you do this again on the way out. Please also fill in the contact tracing register and/or use the QR code.

New Sunday roster available today, as is the latest ‘Messenger’ and the Annual Reports.

What’s On This Week (subject to Alert Levels):

Tuesday 10am – 2pm South Elder Care. Lyndsey 388 1264.

Tuesday 7.15pm Christian Meditation Group. Contact Dugald 380 5024.

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Hoon Hay. Marilyn 027 3631642.

Thursday 10am – 12 noon Crafty Crafters. Bring along your own craft items or learn a new skill. $3 per session. Jeannette 332 9869.

Thursday 1.30 – 2.30pm Sit & Keep Fit. See Anneke for more information.

Thursday 5-7pm Familial Trust. Graeme 021 365 433.

Wednesday Walkers 9th September: meet 9.30am on the Sparks Rd / Victors Rd corner for a walk around Hoon Hay area. Coffee at ‘Cafe Beasley’ 234B Sparks Rd (up a long driveway, plenty of room to park.) All welcome. Marilyn  338 2453 or 027 3631642.

Men’s Group: Tony Beasley will talk on his experiences working in Africa and with Skellerup. Meet at the church at 6pm on Monday 14th September for pot-luck tea first. Rob Connell 384 4320 or 027 273 1387.

The ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of parishioners will be held on Sunday 20th September following morning worship. Any items of general business or apologies to be given to Irene please.

Whareora’s September 16th bus trip will travel to the Tai Tapu area. We will visit St Paul’s Church, Lincoln University, Springston, Southbridge, Burnham and Rolleston. We will stop for lunch along the way.  Reid Tours will be providing the transport and interesting commentary.

Be at Whareora by 9.45am, return by 3pm. Cost is $25.00.  Booking and payment must be made by 8th September. Marilyn Mitchelmore 338 2453.

FOR YOUR DIARIES: Twilight Fair Friday 9th October 4-6pm. Food, plants & more! If you would like to be involved talk to Jeannette Beaumont, Barbara & Rob Meier or Lyndsey McKay.

Thank you so much for the wonderful donations for Your Sisters Orphanage in Tanzania. We made over $600, with more promised. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Rob & Barbara Meier.