Sunday 23rd October 2022

Here’s our Zoom link –

Topic: St Martin’s Sunday Worship

To Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 815 0869 6154
Passcode: 712158


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 ( 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:


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.