Sunday 31st May 2020

Parish Office Hours: (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday mornings). Pop in and say hello, whilst maintaining physical distancing!

South Elder Care has resumed on Tuesdays.

Foot Clinic Monday 8 June 1-4pm. New helpers always welcome.

Crafty Crafters is back!! Bring along your own craft items or learn a new skill. Thursdays 10am – 12 noon in the Parish Lounge.

Talk to Lyndsey McKay for more information about any of these groups.

Contact Tracing: If you are on the church premises you MUST fill in the contact tracing form. Groups using the facilities may record their own details and then email a copy to Anna at the parish office.

Sunday Service continues to be posted on our website: ( Many thanks to Rev Anne Stewart and the team from Village Presbyterian Church for making this available to the people of St Martins.

Moderator’s live streaming of devotions every Sunday at 9am.

Watch Sunday’s service from Beckenham Methodist: the video link/s are available after 11am from their webpage:  Services/Reflections

Cleaning Roster: volunteers required please – email the Office if you can help!

Wednesday Walkers 3rd June: Meet 9.30am at the Gardens by the footbridge. Coffee at Ilex (TBC). Please let Sonya know if you are coming.

Sit & Be Fit resumes on Thursday 11th June.

Meditation Group meets each Tuesday in the Parish Lounge from 7-8pm. New members welcome. Contact Dugald 380 5024 for more details.

The Garage Series

Here are this week’s episodes of “The Garage Series.” This is where we go out and about and find out what questions people are asking.

#7:Barry & Clare from Lake Hood in Mid Canterbury: 

#8: Mo Morgan from Whanganui, one segment of her sharing at our weekly ministry leaders meeting:

You may want to subscribe to the Alpine Presbytery YouTube channel while you are there. Maybe you have the same questions? Maybe you can talk about them in your congregation leadership meetings? Please share with us what solutions and ideas, and maybe further questions you come up with.

Unite Against Covid-19

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Enjoy going out and about, but remember to maintain physical distancing and good hygiene practices. Keep a record of where you’ve been and who you’ve seen. Gatherings of up to 100 people are permitted. Stay home if you are sick.

For health advice, contact Healthline 0800 358 5453. If you are feeling unwell, call your GP before you visit.

Keep an eye on the official website – – for updates.