Sunday 14th April


A very warm welcome to you all this morning. After the service please come through to the Lounge for a cuppa and a time to talk.

Easter Services:

9.30am Good Friday 19th April – we remember the day of the Cross.

10am Easter Sunday 21st April – we celebrate the resurrection.

(after worship there will be an Easter Egg hunt!)

Can you Help: We require three readers for the Good Friday service and  volunteers to serve morning tea with Hot Cross Buns. Please see Dugald or email the Office.

Anzac Day: We are hosting an Anzac Day Service at 9.30am on Thursday April 25th. This will be a short simple service in which there will be opportunity to remember family members who have served in the armed forces. Morning tea will follow, and offers of Anzac biscuits can be left with the Office.

Pathways Group invites you to join the group for coffee/tea and reflection on Saturday 27th  April at 10am at the church.  The topic for discussion is “How do we find comfort in our faith?”  All welcome.

If you notice any defects that need remedying in the building please notify the office as soon as possible so we can communicate these to the builders.  Please do not wait for someone else to report something as by then we may be out of our guarantee period.

Wednesday Walkers: 17th April Meet 9.30am outside Terra Viva Garden Centre in Roydvale Ave for a walk around the Nunweek area. Coffee in the café, where we are able to park. Suggest car pooling. All welcome. Barbara & Alan 021 126 3801.

Board of Managers meeting this Wednesday 17th April 7.30pm in the church foyer.

The Parish Office will be closed this Friday 19th April (Good Friday).

Bacon Fundraiser: Hellers Short Cut Middle Bacon. $8.00 per pack 400gm (12-14 slices). Orders close on Sunday 28th  April 2019. Delivery late May (date to be advised). Joan 337 1648.

Thank you to those who donated Easter Eggs to Waltham Cottage.

Crafty Crafters: Thursdays 10am-12 noon at 43 St Martins Rd. Bring along an unfinished craft item, or learn a new skill. Cost $3 per session. Lyndsey 388 1264.

A First Aid kit, and a blanket & pillow are available in the kitchen in case of emergencies. Please remember to fill in an Incident Report if they are used. Forms are available from the Parish Office.

“Sing for the World”: Bring your voice, your heart and your desire to sing led by John Bell (The Iona Community, Scotland) Tuesday 21st May 7-9pm at Knox Church Centre, Bealey Ave. Entry by koha.

A Rocha Christchurch networking night: Monday 15th  April, 7pm at Oxford Terrace Baptist Church. Kristel vanHoute is the National Director for A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand. She is visiting Christchurch, and will be speaking about A Rocha around the country and globally. 
After the stresses and traumas of the past month it will be good to connect, and be re-energised. A great chance to catch up and feel part of the wider A Rocha movement; also to discuss planting opportunities coming up over winter. No charge. Bring a plate for supper.

St Martins Scout Group Book Fair & Table Top Sale Saturday & Sunday 27-28 April 9am-3pm. Cash only. At the Scout Den, 297 Centaurus Rd.

A fundraiser for Jamboree in Hamilton at New Year.