Sunday 18th July 2021

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

Meeting ID: 894 4207 2163

Passcode: 756050                                   

From Parish Council meeting on Thursday 15th July:

  • Attendance at Sunday services has increased.
  • Zoom – remember to Zoom in when you can’t be here on a Sunday.
  • Garden Party at 16th October at Merchiston.
  • Kitchen roof has now been fully repaired thanks to the MenzShed.
  • AGM will be on 19th September – annual reports to Anna by 11th August
  • Next Parish Council meeting 19th August.
  • MenzShed have 60+ members, mostly retired, now meet on Monday as well as Wednesday & Saturday. Lots of community projects on the go. A desire to build an extension for metalwork has been proposed. Conversations and planning continue in liaison with the Parish Council.
  • Christmas Twilight Market Friday 10 December: any bright ideas  – please talk to Irene or Anna. This will be a joint fundraiser with St Mark’s Opawa.


A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service. Many thanks to Rev Lyndsey McKay for leading our worship this morning, and to Cheryl & Laura from Waltham Community Cottage. Next Sunday’s service will be led by Rev Alan Webster.

Don is on leave until 31st July. Please contact Irene Gray, Parish Clerk 332 7306 if you require urgent pastoral assistance.

ANNUAL REPORTS are now due. Please email them to Anna by Wednesday 11th August. Thank you.

South Elder Care invite you to a Scottish Country Dancing morning this Tuesday 10.30am-12noon in the Church. All are most welcome to come and watch or participate!

Wednesday Walkers 21st July:  Meet 9.30am at the Airforce Museum carpark for a walk around Wigram. Coffee at Museum café. Benjamin 332 7700.

A new date: On Sunday 15th August we will share in soup & rolls with a Tanzanian twist, following the service, which will focus on Your Sisters Orphanage (donations can be made at the service to support the Orphanage) ******Please note change of date. All are welcome.**********

Cleaning Roster: Volunteers are URGENTLY required through to the end of October. See the orange notice on the board in the foyer to sign up!

Movie Night Saturday 31st July – details next week.

Want a fun night out? Come along to the Court Jesters at St Mark’s School Hall, 33 Cholmondeley Ave in Saturday 14th August 7.30pm. Tickets $27 available now from Cash bar, refreshments and raffle tickets from 6.30pm. A fundraiser for St Mark’s Parish & School. R18.

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: Benjamin 332 7700.

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 NO Familial Trust mentor group. Nadine 981 1093.