Sunday 30 June 2013

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us today. Morning tea will be served after the service.

SUNDAY WORSHIP TIME FOR WINTER: 10am each week, until 4th August (except for 21st July, which will be 9am). During the time of combined services, we suggest you place your cash offering in an envelope labelled “St Martins”.

ST MARTIN’S PARISH 85th BIRTHDAY Next Sunday 7th July 2013:
Three course lunch at the Cashmere Club 12.30pm. Cost: $22.50 (children $10). Today is your last chance to indicate attendance. Queries to Allison 332 0554.

ELDERS: please collect your updated District List today.

COMBINED HUB CAFÉ-STYLE SERVICE TODAY 3pm at Hoon Hay Presbyterian Church, hosted by Hoon Hay & St James’. Everyone welcome.

CUPPA & CHAT: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10am – 12 noon in the Lounge at Beckenham Methodist. All welcome. Aubrey 930 2525.

WEDNESDAY WALKERS 3rd July: Meet 9.30am in Countdown Carpark, cnr Hansens Lane & Riccarton Rd. You can park in the car park as Probus walking group did. Coffee at Seven Café, which is part of Home & Garden across the road from the carpark. Judith 3321577.

MEN’S GROUP will meet on Thursday 4th July 6pm at Merchiston, 75 St Martins Rd for a shared tea. The speaker will be Nigel Cross talking about his experiences as an avid skier, ski patroller and avalanche controller in the Alps. All men welcome – contact Tony 332 0554 for more information.

CRAFTY CRAFTERS: Thursdays from 10am – 12 noon in the Beckenham Methodist Lounge. $3 per session. New faces are always welcome ?. Beverley 332 7786.

ANNUAL REPORTS are now due. Please give them to Anna or email them to the Office by WEDNESDAY 31st JULY at the very latest. Chris.

COPY for next Magazine wanted please. Deadline Sunday 28th July. Any contributions gratefully received. Anneke 328 7459 or email:

NOTICES need to be received by 9am Thursday please. Anna.


PHOTOGRAPHIC WEEKEND: If you are interested in exploring ways of using your camera towards an expression of faith over a weekend in Wainui in the spring, please pick up an information pamphlet from the foyer. See Alan Webster for more details.

FOOTCARE CLINIC: Next Session Monday 22nd July 1-4pm at Beckenham Methodist. Please book through the Parish Office.

PARISH OFFICE HOURS: Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 12 noon and Friday 9-11am. Phone 332 6192 or email Location: St Anne’s Anglican Church, 7 Wilsons Rd (at the rear of the site near the sandpit).

A Victoria University Masters student is undertaking a part-time research project examining the role of religion, spirituality and faith in the processes of recovery from significant trauma in post-earthquake Christchurch. She is seeking people who would be willing to share their experience and the role their spirituality and faith has played. If you would be willing to help her please see Chris.

HUB NEWS: Please see the noticeboard in the foyer for this week’s information. If you would like to receive this via email, please let Anna know.
KNOX CAFÉ EVENING: You are invited to the Knox Centre, 28 Bealey Ave on Sunday 14 July at 7pm for a DVD screening about Dietrich Bonhoeffer entitled “Agent of Grace”. BYO drinks & nibbles. Tea & coffee provided. All Welcome.
2013 WINTER ORGAN CONCERT SERIES: St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru, 16 Merivale Lane 2pm: Sunday 30 June John Dodgshun Sunday 7 July Nicholas Sutcliffe Sunday 14 July Denis Guyan. Koha appreciated. Proceeds to Neil Stocker Memorial Fund. Details from Elma Todd, 981 8998.