Sunday 30th October 2022

Here’s our Zoom link –

Topic: St Martin’s Sunday Worship

To Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81508696154?pwd=cnErZFM5VG5OQVhsZkxYc0dxOHdvUT09

Meeting ID: 815 0869 6154
Passcode: 712158

NOTICES:

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning and especially to Don Lord, Executive Director of Hagar NZ and his colleague Andrea Herbert.

Silent Auction TODAY: Enter your best bid for the paintings from the art masterclass! Pop your name and the amount you wish to bid into the appropriate box.

Anna will not be in the Office this Thursday 3rd November.

A new Sunday roster for readers and intercessors is available today – please check to see if there is a copy for you.

Sunday 6 November:  NO SERVICE at St Martins next week. We will join with the people of Cashmere, Hoon Hay & Halswell at St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru for a South Christchurch sector service at 10am. Hamish Galloway will preach. Two more morning tea helpers are required – please speak to Judith. Please add your name to the clipboard in the foyer if you would like a ride.

The next Communion Sunday will be on 13th November.

  • If you remain uncomfortable about being in church where masks are no longer required, use @church via Zoom until you feel confident enough to be in church with or without a mask.
  • If you’re unwell please stay at home, and use @ Church via Zoom.

Wednesday Walkers 2nd November: Meet 9.30am in Cobham Street or Lyttelton Street near South West Baptist Church/Living Room Cafe. All welcome. Sonya 027 253 3397.

THIS WEEK AT ST MARTINS

Monday 5.30pm                MenzShed AGM & dinner (lounge)  

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: Spreydon Sonya 027 253 3397.

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

Thursday 10am                 Crafty Crafters Bus Trip. Jeannette 332 9869.

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

Thursday 5.30pm              Familial Trust (whole complex) Vanessa 022 169 6569.

Friday 9.30am                   Sing & Sign (lounge) Becky 022 086 2211.

Sunday 23rd October 2022

Here’s our Zoom link –

Topic: St Martin’s Sunday Worship

To Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81508696154?pwd=cnErZFM5VG5OQVhsZkxYc0dxOHdvUT09

Meeting ID: 815 0869 6154
Passcode: 712158

NOTICES:

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning.

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

Silent Auction: next Sunday we will sell the paintings from the art masterclass by silent auction.

The next Communion Sunday will be on 13th November, not 30th October as previously advertised.

  • If you remain uncomfortable about being in church where masks are no longer required, use @church via Zoom until you feel confident enough to be in church with or without a mask.
  • If you’re unwell please stay at home, and use @ Church via Zoom.

‘Messenger’ articles are now being sought. Please email contributions to Charlotte & Sally (hooty@xtra.co.nz) by Tuesday 25th October. Thank you.

Wednesday Walkers 26th October: meet 9.30am the car park for the North Avon Christchurch BMX Club, Pages Rd (look for the Velocity Carts sign) and walk around part of Bexley Park. Coffee at Switch New Brighton entrance off Hawke St. All welcome. Barbara & Alan 021 142 7668.

Sunday 6 November:  NO SERVICE at St Martins on this Sunday. We will join with the people of Cashmere, Hoon Hay & Halswell at St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru for a South Christchurch sector service at 10am. Hamish Galloway will preach. We need four volunteers to serve morning tea – please see Don if you can help. Car pooling will be arranged.

Crafty Crafters’ Spring Bus Trip Thursday 3rd November 9am-4pm. We are going on a North Canterbury adventure – visiting the Old School Collective at Waikuku, lunch and shopping in Rangiora and home via Cust. Please join us. $25 per person for the bus – please see Jeannette Beaumont to book, or email the Parish Office. Payment must be received by this Thursday 27th.

Community Market Day Monday 24th October 10am-1pm at All Saints’ Church, 305 New Brighton Rd.

Parish Council met on Wednesday (19 October) and amongst other things discussed the following matters:

THIS WEEK AT ST MARTINS

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: Bexley. Alan & Barbara 021 142 7668.

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

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

Thursday 5.30pm              Familial Trust (whole complex) Vanessa 022 169 6569.

Friday 9.30am                   Sing & Sign (lounge) Becky 022 086 2211.

Sunday 16th October 2022

Here’s our Zoom link –

Topic: St Martin’s Sunday Worship

To Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81508696154?pwd=cnErZFM5VG5OQVhsZkxYc0dxOHdvUT09

Meeting ID: 815 0869 6154
Passcode: 712158

NOTICES:

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning.

The next Communion Sunday will be on 13th November, not 30th October as previously advertised.

  • If you remain uncomfortable about being in church where masks are no longer required, use @church via Zoom until you feel confident enough to be in church with or without a mask.
  • If you’re unwell please stay at home, and use @ Church via Zoom.

PLEASE NOTE: Anna is working from home on Wednesday & Thursday this week, but will be back in the Office on FridayJ

Congratulations to Tony Beasley, Barbara Meier, Charlotte Houston & Margaret Holloway who have been elected to the Ministry Settlement Board. They join the Parish Council representatives Irene Gray & Warren Pettigrew, alongside Martin van der Kley & Michael Reid from Presbytery. The convenor is Rev Stephanie Wells.

Wednesday Walkers 19th October: meet 9.30am at the Silo Café, Port Hills Rd for a ramble around Heathcote. Coffee will be at Silo Café. All welcome. Judith Mackay 3321577 or 027 6881861.

‘Messenger’ articles are now being sought. Please email contributions to Charlotte & Sally (hooty@xtra.co.nz) by Tuesday 25th October. Thank you.

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

Sunday 6 November:  NO SERVICE at St Martins on this Sunday. We will join with the people of Cashmere, Hoon Hay & Halswell at St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru for a South Christchurch sector service at 10am. Hamish Galloway will preach. We need four volunteers to serve morning tea – please see Don if you can help. Car pooling will be arranged.

Presbyterian Support Upper South Island AGM Thursday 27th October from 5pm at the Kanuka Room, 44 Bealey Ave. All are welcome. RSVP to Pip by 21/10 (pipr@psusi.org.nz).

THIS WEEK AT ST MARTINS

Monday 1.30pm                Foot Clinic (lounge). Janette 332 1240.

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 027 688 1861.

Wednesday 7.30pm          Parish Council meeting (lounge).

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

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

Thursday 5.30pm              Familial Trust (whole complex) Vanessa 981 1093.

Friday 9.30am                   Sing & Sign (lounge) Becky 022 086 2211.

Saturday                           Private function (whole complex)

Sunday 9th October 2022

Here’s our Zoom link –

Topic: St Martin’s Sunday Worship

To Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81508696154?pwd=cnErZFM5VG5OQVhsZkxYc0dxOHdvUT09

Meeting ID: 815 0869 6154
Passcode: 712158

NOTICES:

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

  • Masks are no longer required to be worn in church but if you wish to wear a mask to give yourself added protection you should feel absolutely free to do so.
  • If you remain uncomfortable about being in church where masks are no longer required, use @church via Zoom until you feel confident enough to be in church with or without a mask.
  • As always, if you’re feeling unwell please stay at home, see your doctor if necessary, and use @ Church via Zoom.

Congregational meeting immediately after the service this morning 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.

The Fireside women’s group welcomes any women of the congregation and their friends to join us on Monday 10th October in the church lounge from 1.30pm to meet informally and enjoy sharing time together. Enquiries ph Margaret 366 8936.

Wednesday Walkers 12th October: meet 9.30am at the car park of the North Avon Christchurch BMX Club and walk around part of Bexley Park. Directions: drive along Pages Rd towards New Brighton and turn off to your right at the first street past Portchester St (on your left). Look for “Velocity Carts” sign. Once at the turnoff, drive in about 250m to the car park. Coffee at Switch New Brighton – entrance off Hawke St. All welcome. Barbara & Alan 021 142 7668.

Art Masterclass THIS Friday 1.30pm. Please note that the $25 registration fee is generously being donated to the parish, for which we give thanks.

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

Sunday 6 November:  NO SERVICE at St Martins on this Sunday. Instead there is to be a service at Rangi Ruru at 10am 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 item for personal care as well as non perishable food. Email Megan Waddington (meganw@psusi.org.nz) for more information.

THIS WEEK AT ST MARTINS

Monday 1.30pm                Fireside Women’s meeting (lounge) Margaret 366 8939.

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: Bexley. Barbara & Alan 021 142 7668.

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 9.30am                   Sing & Sign (lounge) Becky 022 086 2211.

Friday 1.30-4.30pm           Art Masterclass with John Gillies (lounge)