Sunday 25th October 2015 10am

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning, and especially to Simon John Guthrie McKean and his family. Please stay for morning tea following the service.


AN INVITATION to all women in the congregation to the Fireside visitors’ evening. Georgina Ennor will speak about her work at Christchurch Women’s Hospital.  This will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday 27th October at Beckenham Methodist Church.  We’d love to see you there. Margaret 366 8936.


WEDNESDAY WALKERS 28th Oct: Meet 9.30am at the Hawford Rd entrance to Opawa Mall. Coffee at Opawa Bakery & Café. Judith 332 1577 .


SESSION meeting Wednesday 28th October 7.30pm.


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


OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD: Thank you to everyone who has participated. All boxes should now be returned to June Service.


WINNIE BAGOES FERRYMEAD FUNDRAISER: Sunday November 22nd 5.45pm. The money raised will go towards the building fund. We invite everyone to come along for a fun night.  Any special dietary needs can be catered for. Cost is $25 pp ($15 for children under 12). See Irene 332 7306 or Anneke 328 7459 for tickets.


FOR YOUR DIARIES: Quality Used Clothing Sale with Opawa-St Martins Anglican Parish on Saturday 30th January 2016 at St Mark’s Hall, Opawa Rd. We will also be selling jams, pickles, preserves, cakes, sweets. Your support of this fundraising event would be greatly appreciated. Irene 332 7306


ALPINE PRESBYTERY Newsletter is on the noticeboard in the Lounge.


TOMATO SEEDLINGS available now for tunnel houses (30cm tall). Orders taken for outdoor tomatoes – all shapes, colours and sizes available. Contact Peter & Sue for details and to arrange pick-up 960 7657.


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.

BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK: Sun 25th Warren, Jim; Tue 27th Allison, Tony.