Sunday 22 November 2020


A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service. Many thanks to Rev Alan Webster for leading our worship this morning.

Minister on leave: Don is on leave until 6th December. For urgent pastoral matters in his absence, please contact Irene 332 7306.

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING Sunday 6th December following worship. The purpose of this meeting is to be updated by the Ministry Settlement Board.

Jams, mostly rhubarb based, are available from Sue Saunders. Please contact her on 960 7657 for more information.

Wednesday Walkers 25th November: Meet 9.30am at South Library Carpark for a walk around the area. Coffee at Novel with the opportunity to view the quilts made by migrants on display. All welcome. Sonya 027 2533397.

What’s On This Week:

Tuesday 10am – 2pm South Elder Care. Jeannette 332 9869.

Tuesday 7.15pm Christian Meditation Group. Contact Dugald 380 5024.

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: South Library. Sonya 027 2533397.

Thursday 10am – 12 noon Crafty Crafters. Bring along your own craft items or learn a new skill. $3 per session. Jeannette 332 9869.

Thursday 1.30 – 2.30pm Sit & Keep Fit. See Anneke for more information.

Thursday 5-7pm Familial Trust. Graeme 021 365 433.

New Editor required for ‘Messenger’ from 2021: If you are interested please have a chat to Irene.

Webpage – if anyone is interested in managing our webpage, please talk to Irene.

DESPERATELY WANTED: more volunteers for the cleaning roster please. See orange poster on the noticeboard.

Fireside, our St Martins women’s group, is planning our final meeting this year to be an informal Christmassy get-together on Wednesday 25th November from 1.30pm.  Ours is a fairly informal group of women from our congregation and their friends and we welcome other women to join us for any of our meetings.  If you would like to, bring Christmas gifts for adults at Waltham Cottage and/or a small plate for our own afternoon tea.

Enquiries:  Margaret  366 8936.

Working Bee Saturday 5th December 9am-12noon. Please come along and lend a hand. Talk to Peter Mechaelis or Barry Moore for more details.

South Brighton Voices concert “Reflections” Sunday 6th December 2pm at St John’s Anglican Church Woolston. Tickets $20 for adults, $2 for children – available from Lyndsey McKay.

Nature’s Wonders:

FREE lectures at South Library 7.30pm

Thursday 26th November: “Our earth – many life-promoting features”

Thursday 3rd December: “Man’s copies of nature”

All are welcome.

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Waltham Cottage would love to receive gifts again this year to distribute to their clients for Christmas.

We will be collecting these between 29 November – 13 December.

Image result for clipart ChristmasUnwrapped gifts are required for men, women, teenagers, boys & girls. Buy the sort of things you would buy for your own family – items MUST be NEW.

Donations of food welcome also very welcome – please bring these to Church on Sunday 13th December. Wrapping paper also appreciated.