Sunday 12th August 2018

While our Church Building is Repaired we are meeting each Sunday at The Mineral & Lapidary Club 110 Waltham Rd (next to Waltham School) at 10am.

We would love to have the opportunity to welcome you.


Sunday 12th August 2018


 Caving Expedition – 14 members head to the West Coast to explore some caves on 21st August. We’ll hold a meeting after worship TODAY to sort arrangements.

 Next of kin…It would be helpful if people put the name of their next of kin and contact telephone number on the back of their nametag. This allows us to contact a family member should anything happen during a worship service. Please also include the names of any significant medications.

 Wednesday Walkers 15th August: Meet 9.30am at Wigram. Park in the Air Force museum car park, maybe at the far end as we will be away for an hour. Coffee in the café, and then some may wish to see the Anne Frank exhibition afterwards. Barbara & Alan 021 126 3801.

Board of Managers’ meeting this Wednesday 15th August 7.30pm at Merchiston, 75 St Martins Rd.

Crafty Crafters meets every Thursday 10am – 12 noon at Beckenham Methodist. Lyndsey 388 1264.

Articles are now required for next ‘Messenger’. The deadline is 24th August. Email contributions to: please.

Annual Reports: Please email all reports to Anna this week!  Deadline: Wednesday 22nd August. Recent photos of your group and/or activities would also be appreciated.

The Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Sunday 23rd September.

Family Quiz Night at St Anne’s Hall on Sunday 26th August 5pm.  BYO drinks and nibbles, and cash.  This is a fundraiser for Opawa-St Martins Anglican Parish. Tickets ($10) available from Anna at the Office 332 6192. 

CHICKEN MANURE  – Christchurch South Rotary Club will be selling bags of chicken manure from Saturday 25th August, $6 per bag or 4 for $20, at   Thorrington School. Deliveries are available for orders of four or more bags. See Tony – 332 0554 for more details.

Organ Recital by Simon Mace 2.30pm TODAY at St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru, $5 entry.

Barrington St – Mall Entrance Consultation open until 22 August for submissions, a number of changes are proposed in order to make it safer for people to access the Barrington Mall complex. To find out more and make a submission:


Building work this week…

Bricklayers have begun work.

Rewiring of interior begun.

Installation of steel reinforcing in roof begun.

New electrical supply to office and old Sunday School rooms laid.