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Sunday 25th October 2020

NOTICES:

A very warm welcome to Rev Don & Jo Fergus and all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service.

Don’s contact details:         donfergus2503@gmail.com

                                                or 0274346642

Anna will not be in the Office this Thursday 29th October.

Wednesday Walkers 28th October: Meet 9.30am near Kilmore Street/Fitzgerald Ave Bridge, opposite Little Poms Café where we will have Coffee and Chat. Janette 021 075 6780. All welcome.

What’s On This Week:

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

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

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Avonside. Janette 021 075 6780.

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.

Fireside, our St Martins women’s group, has invited Anna Button to speak to us about the work of Hagar this Wednesday 28th October from 1.30pm.  Ours is a fairly informal group of women from our congregation and their friends and we welcome other women to join us for any of our meetings. If you would like some early information there is a website: hagar.org.nz.  When this was arranged early in the year we decided to give donations to Hagar of a gold coin [or more!] and contributions are welcome. Margaret 366 8936.

Articles are now required for the next ‘Messenger’. Deadline is Thursday 12th November. Please email any contributions to: anneke.howie@gmail.com

Garage Sale at St Mark’s Anglican Church, cnr Opawa Rd & Vincent Pl on Saturday 7th November 8am-1pm. All are welcome.

Pastoral Visitors’ meeting Monday 2nd November 9.30am in the Lounge.

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Sunday 18th October 2020

NOTICES:

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

After worship today between 11am and midday the Menzshed invite you to come and have a look at what’s happening.  

NEXT SUNDAY we welcome Rev Don Fergus, our new locum minister. Please bring a plate for morning tea. Don will be in the Parish Office on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday mornings from tomorrow.

Twilight Fair result: we earned $2961.70, which is fantastic. Well done and thank you to everyone involved!!

Wednesday Walkers 21st October: Meet 9.30am at the corner of Hendersons Rd & Rowley Ave for a walk around the area. Coffee at Urban Eatery Cashmere Road Oderings. Joan Mac 337 1648  or 022 0814088.

What’s On This Week:

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

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

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Hendersons Rd.  Joan 022 0814088.

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.

Fireside, our St Martins women’s group, has invited Anna Button to speak to us about the work of Hagar on Wednesday 28th October from 1.30pm.  Ours is a fairly informal group of women from our congregation and their friends and we welcome other women to join us for any of our meetings. If you would like some early information there is a website: hagar.org.nz.  When this was arranged early in the year we decided to give donations to Hagar of a gold coin [or more!] and contributions are welcome. Margaret 366 8936.

FOUND: A sterling silver filigree earring – contact the Office if you know who it belongs to.

Do you want to receive the Alpine Presbytery newsletter each week by email? To be added to the distribution list please email: gail@alpinepresbytery.org   A hard copy is available in the foyer.

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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.

Do you want to receive the Alpine Presbytery newsletter each week by email? To be added to the distribution please email: gail@alpinepresbytery.org   A hard copy is available in the foyer.

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Sunday 4th 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 Chris Elliot for leading our worship this morning.

FOOT CLINIC tomorrow 1-4pm in the Parish Lounge. New helpers always welcome. Talk to Judith 332 1577 to find out more!

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.

Wednesday Walkers 6th October: Meet 9.30am at Airforce Museum in Wigram. Coffee at museum café. Benjamin 332 7700.

What’s On This Week:

Monday 9.30am Pastoral Visiting Team. Lyndsey 388 1264.

Monday 1-4pm Foot Clinic. Judith 332 1577.

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

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

Wednesday 9.30am U3A. Wendy: gwaswendy@gmail.com

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group:  Wigram. Benjamin 332 7700.

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 NO Familial Trust. Graeme 021 365 433.

Twilight Food & Plant Fair THIS Friday 9th October 4.00-6.30pm. Tasty takeaway meals for sale & BBQ. We need cakes, loaves, savouries, slices for cake stall please – contact Gaynor Allen 337 0611. The Plant Stall needs veges, flowers, succulents, seeds, pot plants, dahlias, irises, herbs – contact Lyndsey McKay 388 1264. We also need jams, pickles, chutneys – contact Sue Saunders 960 7657 or Lyn Steele 332 0865.

Bring goods along on the day between 3-4pm, or contact Anna 332 6192 (leave a message if Office unattended) if you need items picked up.

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.

After worship on Sunday 18th October 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.

We invite you to attend the Christian World Service Supporters’ Council 7:30 – 9:30pm, Friday 30 October 2020 in the Wananga Room, Aldersgate at 309 Durham St, Christchurch (or by Zoom).

Speaker: Professor David Tombs, Centre for Theology and Public Issues, University of Otago on ‘Who are we? Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future’

People are welcome after 6pm for refreshments from 6.30 – 7.30 pm.

RSVP and Register by Friday 23 October to cws@cws.org.nz or phone 03 366 9274.

Do you want to receive the Alpine Presbytery newsletter each week by email? To be added to the distribution please email: office@alpinepresbytery.org   A hard copy is available in the foyer.

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Sunday 27th September 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 Sandra Wright-Taylor for leading our worship this morning.

Wednesday Walkers 30th September: Meet 9.30am in the car park in Hawke Street New Brightonnear Switch Café. All welcome. Alan & Barbara 337 6202 or 021 1263801.

What’s On This Week:

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

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

Tuesday 7.45pm Fireside Open Meeting. Contact Margaret

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group:  Brighton. Alan & Barbara 337 6202.

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 NO Familial Trust. Graeme 021 365 433.

Twilight Food & Plant Fair Friday 9th October 4.00-6.30pm. Tasty takeaway meals for sale & BBQ. We need cakes, loaves, savouries, slices for cake stall please – contact Gaynor Allen 337 0611. The Plant Stall needs veges, flowers, succulents, seeds, pot plants, dahlias, irises, herbs – contact Lyndsey McKay 388 1264. We also need jams, pickles, chutneys – contact Sue Saunders 960 7657 or Lyn Steele 332 0865.

Bring goods along on the day between 3-4pm, or contact Anna 332 6192 (leave a message if Office unattended) if you need items picked up.

Help delivering fliers to local streets would be appreciated!

We need an additional medium sized transportable BBQ for the Twilight Fair on  Friday 9th October, please call Peter 332 1846 if you can assist.

St Martins Fireside Group invites anyone interested in hearing about how Canterbury’s recycling is processed to a presentation given by Averil Stevenson, Commercial & Compliance Manager for EcoCentral. Supper will follow. THIS Tuesday 29th September 2020 7.45pm St Martins Presbyterian Church, 43 St Martins Rd. All are welcome. Contact Margaret 366 8936 for further information.

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