Sunday 17th October 2021

10am Sunday worship in the church has resumed or you are welcome to worship with the St Martins Presbyterian congregation via Zoom. To join us, just click on the link below:

Meeting ID: 815 0869 6154
Passcode: 712158

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us today – either in person or online.

The Golden Rules for Level 2 worship:

  • If you’re sick, stay home and Zoom
  • If you’re feeling unwell, stay home and Zoom
  • If you don’t want to join a large crowd just yet, stay home and Zoom
  • If you plan to be in Church, we encourage you to wear a face covering.
  • You must sign in using the app or the paper copy – this is mandatory.

Next week’s Bible reading is: Mark 15:42-16:8

Wednesday Walkers 20th October: meet 9.30am at Beckenham Library Carpark.  We can only hope the weather will allow us to walk!  Otherwise Coffee at Novel Café  at 10am.  All welcome. Sonya 027 253 3397.

Movie Night Saturday 30th October ‘Hello Dolly’ – Barbra Streisand is a knockout as Dolly Levi, the woman “who arranges things … like furniture and daffodils and lives”. The plot concerns Dolly, a young widow and professional matchmaker who sets her sights on conquering tight-fisted Yonkers merchant, Horace Vandergelder (played by Walter Matthau)! Good fun and great music.   Bring your tea & be at the church any time after 5pm. The film will start at approximately 6.15pm. Tea and coffee provided. Koha appreciated. Irene 332 7306.

What’s on This Week:

Monday 9am-12noon St Mark’s Elder Care returns. Therese 337 1225.

Tuesday 10am – 2.30pm South Elder Care. Jeannette 332 9869.

Tuesday 7.15pm Christian Meditation Group. Dugald 380 5024.

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Beckenham. Sonya 027 253 3397.

Wednesday 7pm 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. Nadine 981 1093.

Thursday 7.30pm Parish Council meeting.

Friday 10.30am – 12.30pm Sign & Sing. Becky 022 20862211.

Drive Through Vaccination Clinic: Until Sunday 31 October, Monday – Friday 1.30pm – 7.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am – 5pm,Christchurch Arena Addington, entrance off Wrights Road. No need to book, but those who wish to book a specific time and be prioritised can do so at or by calling 0800 282 926 8am – 8pm, 7 days. Essential workers returning to this site for their second dose can bring unvaccinated friends or whanau, up to 4 people max per car.

Free Bus Travel available: On Greater Christchurch Metro bus and ferry services until 31 December 2021. Caregivers and dependents can also travel free. A Covid vaccination appointment letter, text or email confirmation can be shown to the driver. Any questions, call Metroinfo on 03 366 88 55.