Sunday 2nd October 2022

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Topic: St Martin’s Sunday Worship

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Meeting ID: 815 0869 6154
Passcode: 712158


A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning, and many thanks to Rev Sheena Dickson for leading our service today.

Don is on leave until October 10th. If you have any urgent pastoral concerns during this time, please contact Irene 332 7306.

Wednesday Walkers 5th October: meet 9.30am at the Silo Café, Port Hills Road for a ramble around Heathcote.  Coffee will be at the Silo Café. All welcome. Judith Mackay 332 1577 or 027 6881861.

Art Masterclass with John Gillies HERE Friday 14th October 1.30pm – 4.30pm: LAST CHANCE TO BOOK TODAY!! Email the Parish Office to register with Anna.

A note about Sunday services:

NEXT Sunday 09 October   Congregational meeting after the service to elect four members of the congregation to the Ministry Settlement Board. This meeting will be chaired by Rev Stephanie Wells, Convenor of the MSB.

Sunday 30 October   Don Lord, Executive Director of Hagar NZ and his colleague Andrea Herbert will speak at the morning service.

Sunday 06 November  There is NO SERVICE at St Martins on this Sunday. Instead there is to be a service at Rangi Ruru at 10.00am when the four churches in Christchurch South will meet together: St Martins, Cashmere, Hoon Hay and Halswell. Car pooling from St Martins will be arranged. The Moderator of the General Assembly, Hamish Galloway from Cashmere Presbyterian Parish will speak at this service.

Essential items needed please: Presbyterian Support Upper South Island, Youth Services teams desperately need to fill up their cupboard with some essential items: nappies, sanitary items, shampoo, toothpaste & toothbrushes, deodorants for men & women, razors, soap & shower gels as well as non perishable food eg tins of spaghetti, tins baked beans, canned sauces, tinned vegetables, canned fruit, pasta, rice, sugar, cereal, tea or coffee, cake mixes, baby food or pouches, cereal bars. Megan Waddington:

Local Body Elections: don’t forget to post your voting papers by this Tuesday to have your say!


Monday 1.30pm                Hillsborough-Heathcote WI (lounge). Jennifer 332 3314.

Tuesday 9.30am               South Elder Care (lounge) Jeannette 332 9869.

Tuesday 7.15pm               Meditation Group (church) Dugald 021 161 7007.

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

Wednesday 9.30am           Port Hills U3A (whole complex). Malcolm 022 097 9589.

Thursday 10am                 Crafty Crafters (lounge) Jeannette 332 9869.

Thursday 1.30pm              Sit & Be Fit(church) Anneke 021 077 4065.

Thursday 5.30pm              NO Familial Trust

Friday 10.30am                 NO Sing & Sign