Sunday 28th November 2021

Our Sunday worship is at 10am, 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 worship under “Orange Light” setting (from 5 Dec 2021):

If you’re coming to worship in person, you must hold a vaccine pass

If you’re sick, stay home and Zoom

If you’re feeling unwell, stay home and Zoom

If you plan to be in Church, wear a face covering

Please continue to wear your mask until seated at morning tea

You must sign in using the app or the paper copy – this is mandatory

CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR WALTHAM COTTAGE: Gifts are required for men, women and teenagers and a few children.  Items must be new. Gifts of food items, and wrapping paper also welcome. Bring them along to church from next Sunday 28 November. The last day to donate gifts will be 12th December. Many thanks for your contributions. Worship committee.

Come and celebrate St Andrew’s Day with South Elder Care with a Ceilidh, a piper, a haggis, and Scottish country dancers. We begin at 10am sharp in the church and finish with lunch, If you wish to stay for lunch please bring a small plate of food to share. Please give your names to Lyndsey if you wish to attend. Masks to be worn.

Wednesday Walkers 1st December: meet 9.30am in the New World Peer Street Ilam carpark for our walk which will include Ilam Gardens.  Refreshments at the New World Café.  All welcome. Sonya 027 253 3397

A new Sunday roster is now available – please check to see if there is one for you.

CHAIRS: please ensure the chairs are stacked correctly to prevent them toppling and injuring anyone. Please also make sure the green chairs are left in the Lounge, not the foyer. Thank you.

TWILIGHT CHRISTMAS MARKET Friday 10th December 5-8pm HERE. A combined fundraiser with our Anglican neighbours at St Mark’s. Sign the list in the foyer if you would like to help. Please NO clothes, shoes, white elephant or magazines. Further details from Irene.

If you do not wish to receive the Alpine Presbytery newsletter by email, please let Irene know, not the Presbytery office. Many thanks.

What’s on This Week:

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

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

Tuesday 7.15pm NO Christian Meditation Group. Dugald 380 5024.

Tuesday 7.30pm Extra Parish Council meeting.

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

Wednesday 9.30am Port Hills U3A. Anneke 328 7459.

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.

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