Sunday 16 May 2021


A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service.

We welcome Don Lord, Executive Director of Hagar International NZ, our speaker at this morning’s service.

Well done everyone – the Trash & Treasure Sale raised $2031.70 for each parish. A grand effort!

Wednesday Walkers 19th May:  Meet 9.30am in the Northlands Shopping Mall carpark next to the Hoyts Cinema for a walk around Papanui.

Coffee will be in the Coffee Club, Langdons Rd, back of the Cinema complex.

Judith Mackay 03 332 1577 or 027 688 1861.

Pastoral Care Visiting course – continues on Mondays at 1pm. Lyndsey 388 1264.

Movie Night Saturday 29th May 5.30pm. BYO takeaways  – tea & coffee available. Movie “Waking Ned Devine” will screen 6.15pm. Koha appreciated. This is an Irish movie about a winner of a lottery ticket and all the ramifications that problem imposes!!!!! “The perfect antidote to a lousy day”.

There are still some places available for the Court Theatre trip on Thursday 1 July 6.30pm to see a musical “Once” – based on a movie set in Dublin. Price $62/$38 with CSC (this is a very good price). Please sign the list in the foyer by NEXT SUNDAY if you would like to come. Sue 960 7657.

What’s on This Week:

Monday 9.30am-12noon St Mark’s Elder Care. Therese 337 1225.

Monday 9.30am-12noon Pastoral Visiting course. Lyndsey 388 1264.

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

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

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Papanui. Judith 332 1577.

Wednesday 7.30pm Global Voices choir. Nick 027 2255142.

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

Thursday 1.30pm Sit & Be Fit. Anneke 328 7459.

Thursday 5-7pm Familial Trust mentor group. Nadine 981 1093.

Thursday 7.30pm Parish Council meeting.

Elder Abuse workshop: discussion based workshop on Elder Abuse with Luis Alevaro from PSUSI. Friday 21st May at 1.30 pm at New Brighton Union Church, cnr of Union & Collingwood Street. All welcome. Organised by St George’s/ Iona Presbyterian Parish, New Brighton Union Church and Port Hills Uniting Parish.

Book launch for ‘Cranes ever Flying’ by Rev Dr John C England
Saturday 22nd May at 2pm at Knox Centre, 28 Bealey Avenue

Forum and book launch to prepare for Asia Sunday; participation by Christian World Service and Caritas plus panel speakers Dr Kathleen Rushton, Prof Michael Grimshaw, Reverend Brian Turner and Reverend Dr Matthew Jack.

QUIZ NIGHT: St Mark’s Opawa invite you to join them, Sunday 30th May 6.30pm. $10 per person. Grab some friends and make up a team of six. Light supper will be served. Tickets available from Anna. All are welcome.