Sunday 9th August 2015 10am

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning, and especially to our preacher, Rev Prince Devananand who leads the Methodist Mission and Ecumenical team. Please stay for morning tea following the service.

PLEASE NOTE: NEXT SUNDAY is the last Winter Combined Service. From Sunday 23rd August, our service returns to 9am.

COPY URGENTLY REQUIRED for ‘Messenger’ please. Deadline NEXT SUNDAY 16th August. Anneke 328 7459 or email

GATHER & GO: Combined Presbytery Youth Event Saturday 15th August 5.30 – 8pm St Paul’s Trinity Pacific. RSVP by 12/8 for catering.

WEDNESDAY WALKERS 12th Aug: Meet 9.30am at Airforce Museum carpark, Harvard Ave. Coffee at Airforce Museum Café. All Welcome. Judith 332 1577.

CRAFTY CRAFTERS Thursdays 10am -12noon in the Lounge. $3. All Welcome.

ST MARTIN’S PARISH OFFICE HOURS: Wed & Thurs 9am-12noon and Fri 9-11am. Phone 332 6192 or email Website: Any notices to Anna by 9am each Thursday please.

St Martin’s 2016 Calendars $20 each. Contact the Office .

ALPINE PRESBYTERY Newsletter is on the noticeboard in the Lounge.

Visit the Garden Gallery – a new art venue at 291 Lyttelton St, Spreydon. The opening exhibition “People and Places” features Mike Glover, John Boyd & Maxine Burney. On now until 23 Aug. Hours: 1-4pm Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue & Thu. 338 1571.

Opawa St Martins Anglican Parish presents “New Zealand Families at War” – local people sharing stories of New Zealanders at war 100 years ago. Sunday 16th August 3pm at St Mark’s Church Hall, Opawa Rd. Entry by koha. All Welcome.

BECKENHAM METHODIST CONCERT Sunday 23rd August at 2pm in the Church. $10. Children under 10 free. Bring family and friends and enjoy our musical talents.

ST JAMES’ MENS MUSTER at 34 Meadowville Ave (entrance off Cheviot St) TOMORROW 12.30 pm. Please bring a plate. Iain Lynn will present a movie and relate his experiences staying on Campbell Island in 1968. Roger Allen.

BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK: Mon 10th Irene M; Wed 12th Kathryn; Thu 13th Catherine; Fri 14th Thomas.