Sunday 27 June 2021

To join our Sunday service via Zoom if you would like to attend worship but can’t be at church in person – you might be unwell, at home unable to get out and about

You will need the following:

  1. An electronic device such as a laptop, a tablet such as an iPad, or a smart phone.
  2. An email address and a broadband connection to a wifi network although if you’re using your phone you could join using mobile data.
  3. The Zoom app downloaded onto your device. This is available, free from the App Store or Google Play.
  4. A Zoom link which will be sent to you each week. You’ll find the live link in the pew sheet which we’ll be sending out electronically.

On Sundays, you can log on anytime after 09.30, by clicking on the Zoom link and then, following the onscreen prompts, you will be welcomed into the service which begins at 10.00am. The link remains the same each week.

You are invited to Sunday worship with the St Martins Presbyterian congregation via Zoom. To join us, just click on the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89442072163?pwd=TnlabEtIM1kvTTV6eWUwRUdNN0lkQT09

Meeting ID: 894 4207 2163

Passcode: 756050                                    

NOTICES:

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

The Mark Gospel Bible reading for next week is Mark 6:30-44

Parish Breakfast NEXT Sunday 4th July 8.30am to celebrate our 93rd anniversary. All are welcome.

Wednesday Walkers 30th June:  Meet 9.30am at the Beach Café carpark on the corner of Beach Rd and Broadpark Rd, North New Brighton for a walk round the Waimairi Beach area before having coffee at the Beach Café. Barbara & Alan 021 142 7668.

Fireside Women’s Group meets this Wednesday 30th May 1.30pm in the Parish Lounge. Tanya Jenkins from the Estuary Trust is our guest speaker. All women are very welcome to join us. Judith 332 1577.

What’s on This Week:

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

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

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

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group:  Waimairi Beach. Barbara & Alan.

Wednesday 1.30pm Fireside Women’s Group. 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.

Pastoral Care Team meeting Monday 5th July 9.30am in the foyer. Lyndsey 388 1264.

A Winter Bible Study continues on Tuesday mornings 10am until 27 July at Beckenham Methodist Church. All welcome. Contact Rev Jannet (jannetmudavanhu@gmail.com) for further details.

Scaffolding needed…. the MenzShed are going to replace the church kitchen roof but need a small amount of scaffolding.  Does anyone have access to some spare scaffolding they could use? Please speak to Anna or one of the MenzShed members please.  They want to get on with the work as soon as possible.

Save the date: On Sunday 8th August we will share in a light lunch following the service, which will focus on Your Sisters Orphanage. All are welcome.

Sunday 20 June 2021

To join our Sunday service via Zoom if you would like to attend worship but can’t be at church in person – you might be unwell, at home unable to get out and about

You will need the following:

  1. An electronic device such as a laptop, a tablet such as an iPad, or a smart phone.
  2. An email address and a broadband connection to a wifi network although if you’re using your phone you could join using mobile data.
  3. The Zoom app downloaded onto your device. This is available, free from the App Store or Google Play.
  4. A Zoom link which will be sent to you each week. You’ll find the live link in the pew sheet which we’ll be sending out electronically.

On Sundays, you can log on anytime after 09.30, by clicking on the Zoom link and then, following the onscreen prompts, you will be welcomed into the service which begins at 10.00am. The link remains the same each week.

You are invited to Sunday worship with the St Martins Presbyterian congregation via Zoom. To join us, just click on the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89442072163?pwd=TnlabEtIM1kvTTV6eWUwRUdNN0lkQT09

Meeting ID: 894 4207 2163

Passcode: 756050                                    

NOTICES:

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

The Mark Gospel Bible reading for next week is Mark 6:14-29.

Wednesday Walkers 23rd June:  Meet 9.30am at beginning of Worsley Rd for a walk along Shalimar Drive. Coffee at Cracroft café. All are welcome. Rosalie 021 2305005.

Movie Night Saturday 26th June ‘The Five Pennies’. Telling biopic of jazz great Loring ‘Red’ Nichols. Great music with Danny Kaye clowning, Louis Armstrong playing his horn, Barbara Bel Geddes – decades before Dallas, etc, etc.

20 tunes peppered throughout the film – some say the best is Satchmo and Danny in their duet ‘When the Saints Go Marching’ In but ‘Freres Jacques’ is up there too.

Bring your tea – whether it be wrapped in paper or in your own box 5.15pm and the film will start at 6.15pm.

Fireside Women’s Group meets on Wednesday 30th May 1.30pm in the Parish Lounge. Tanya Jenkins from the Estuary Trust is our guest speaker. All women are very welcome to join us. Margaret 366 8936.

What’s on This Week:

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

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

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

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Cracroft. Rosalie 021 2305005.

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.

Saturday 5.15pm Movie Night. Irene 332 7306.

Deadline for the next “Messenger” is THIS Tuesday 22nd June. Please email any contributions to Charlotte (hooty@xtra.co.nz) Many thanks to those people who have already submitted items.

Dates for your diary:

  • Parish Breakfast Sunday 4th July 8.30am hosted by Worship committee.
  • Sunday 8th August we will share in a light lunch following the service, which will focus on Your Sisters Orphanage.

All are welcome.

Sunday 13 June 2021

We are now broadcasting our Sunday service via Zoom. This means that if you would like to attend worship but can’t be at church in person – you might be unwell, at home unable to get out and about, or away on holiday – you can still be here via Zoom. If you come to church using Zoom you’re a Zoomer!

You will need the following:

  1. An electronic device such as a laptop, a tablet such as an iPad, or a smart phone.
  2. An email address and a broadband connection to a wifi network although if you’re using your phone you could join using mobile data.
  3. The Zoom app downloaded onto your device. This is available, free from the App Store or Google Play.
  4. A Zoom link which will be sent to you each week. You’ll find the live link in the pew sheet which we’ll be sending out electronically.

On Sundays, you can log on anytime after 09.30, by clicking on the Zoom link and then, following the onscreen prompts, you will be welcomed into the service which begins at 10.00am. The link remains the same each week.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89442072163?pwd=TnlabEtIM1kvTTV6eWUwRUdNN0lkQT09

Meeting ID: 894 4207 2163

Passcode: 756050

NOTICES:

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

The Mark Gospel Bible reading for next week is Mark 6: 1-13.

Men’s Group meets tomorrow in the Parish Lounge starting at 6pm with a pot-luck tea. Our speaker will be Don Fergus: “How on earth did we get here?” – some thoughts on how our world has changed over the last 50 years. All men are very welcome. Rob Connell 384 4320.

Wednesday Walkers 16th June:  Meet 9.30am in Beckenham Library carparkfor a walk around Thorrington/Lower Cashmere looking for hibernating butterflies. Coffee at Novel Café.  All welcome. Sonya 027 253 3398

A new Sunday roster is now available – please check to see if there’s a copy for you.

What’s on This Week:

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

Monday 6pm Men’s Group. Rob 384 4320.

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

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

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Thorrington. Sonya 027 253 3398.

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.

Saturday 9.30am-3pm “Not So Quiet Day”. Anna 332 6192.

A day of spiritual nourishment for those who live alone and anyone else who might be interested – “Not So Quiet Day” HERE on Saturday 19th June 9.30am-3pm. To register, please contact Anna at the Parish Office 332 6192, or sign the list on the noticeboard in the foyer by Thursday. Suggested koha $5, bring lunch to share. This is a joint event with St Mark’s Opawa.

Articles are now being sought for the next “Messenger”. Please email any contributions to Charlotte (hooty@xtra.co.nz) by Tuesday 22nd June. Many thanks to those people who have already submitted items.

Dates for your diary:

  • Parish Breakfast Sunday 4th July 8.30am hosted by Worship committee.
  • Sunday 8th August we will share in a light lunch following the service, which will focus on Your Sisters Orphanage.

All are welcome.

Sunday 6th June 2021

NOTICES:

From today we will be broadcasting  our Sunday service via Zoom. This means that if you would like to attend worship but can’t be at church in person – you might be unwell, at home unable to get out and about, or away on holiday –  you can still be here via Zoom. If you come to church using Zoom you’re a Zoomer!

You will need the following:

  1. An electronic device such as a laptop, a tablet such as an iPad, or a smart phone.
  2. An email address and a broadband connection to a wifi network although if you’re using your phone you could join using mobile data.
  3. The Zoom app downloaded onto your device. This is available, free from the App Store or Google Play.
  4. A Zoom link which will be sent to you each week. You’ll find the live link in the pew sheet which we’ll be sending out electronically.

On Sundays, you can log on anytime after 09.30, by clicking on the Zoom link and then, following the onscreen prompts, you will be welcomed into the service which begins at 10.00am.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89442072163?pwd=TnlabEtIM1kvTTV6eWUwRUdNN0lkQT09

Meeting ID: 894 4207 2163

Passcode: 756050

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

Men’s Group meets on Monday 14th June in the Parish Lounge starting at 6pm with a pot-luck tea. Our speaker will be Don Fergus: “How on earth did we get here?” – some thoughts on how our world has changed over the last 50 years. All men are very welcome. Contact Rob Connell 384 4320 for further information.

Wednesday Walkers 9th June:  Meet 9.30am in the carpark at  Merchiston, 75 St Martins Rd, and amble around St Martins finishing at 10.30 for morning tea. Contact Fern Wakefield [fernwakefield@gmail.com] or 332 4725. All are welcome.

NEW PARISH OFFICE HOURS: Anna will now be in the Office 9am-12noon every Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. Pop in and say hello!

What’s on This Week:

Monday 9.30am-12noon NO St Mark’s Elder Care. Therese 337 1225.

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

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

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: St Martins. Fern 332 4725.

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.

A day of spiritual nourishment for those who live alone – Rev Stephanie Robson, Anglican Diocesan Ministry Educator, will be running a “Not So Quiet Day” HERE on Saturday 19th June 9.30am-3pm. To register, please contact Anna at the Parish Office 332 6192, or sign the list on the noticeboard in the foyer. Suggested koha $5, bring lunch to share. This is a joint event with St Mark’s Opawa & St John’s Woolston.

Dates for your diary:

  • On Sunday 4th July there will be a Parish Breakfast at 8.30am, hosted by the Worship committee.
  • On Sunday 8th August we will share in a light lunch following the service, which will focus on Your Sisters Orphanage.

All are welcome.