Sunday 11th October 2020

A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service. Many thanks to Rev Heather Simpson for leading our worship this morning.

We give thanks for the lives of Doug Johns & Jennifer Mably, and we pray for the families and friends as they mourn. Both were laid to rest on Friday 9th October. May they rest in peace.

Men’s Group Monday 12th October: Rob Connell will talk about building his eco house, built almost to a passive house standard and with solar power. Meet at church at 6pm for a potluck meal beforehand. All men welcome. Rob Connell 384 4320 or 012 274 1387.

Thank you to everyone for all their tremendous support for the Twilight Fair on Friday. We earned $……(all will be revealed this morning!!)

Wednesday Walkers 14th October: Meet 9.30am on the corner of Queenspark Drive and Radiata Ave (park opposite) for a walk around the area. Coffee will be at Esquires, 199a Marshland Rd (Homebase complex).  People may like to carpool as Queenspark is a bit further out than usual walks. All Welcome. Judith Mackay 021 688 1861.

What’s On This Week:

Monday 6pm Men’s Group. Rob 384 4320.

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

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

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group:  Queenspark. Judith 021 688 1861.

Wednesday 7.30pm BOM/Session meeting.

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.

Saturday 10am-12noon MenzShed AGM

From the Pastoral Visiting Team: please keep us informed of any special birthdays/anniversaries or any changes due to illness or hospitalization. Contact Lyndsey McKay 388 1264.

After worship NEXT Sunday between 11am and midday the Menzshed invite you to come and have a look at what’s happening.  We have applied to the Council for compliance for the classroom with all the requirements of the building consent hopefully met.  The classroom is set up as a woodworking workshop and the old Sunday School room as an electronics workshop and a social room.  We hope to initially open on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, with the electronics room open Wednesday evenings.  We expect this to increase.  Blokes will be able to work on their own projects, but we also plan to undertake projects together that benefit the wider community.  We really appreciate the support of the congregation and would love to show you the facility and meet you face to face.

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