Sunday 10th September 2023

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. Many thanks to Rev Stephen Dewdney for leading our service today. Rev Dan Yeazel will be with us next Sunday.

Our AGM is next Sunday 17th September, following morning worship. Any apologies to Irene please.

Articles are being sought for the next ‘Messenger’ – please email any contributions to Charlotte & Sally ( by Sunday 24th September. Thank you.

Wednesday Walkers 13th September: Meet 9.30am in The Colombo car park near the Pharmacy. Coffee at Just Desserts. All welcome.  Sue 960 7657   Park cars in the 180 min park.

Bus numbers 1, 44 and the new 8 from Lyttelton stop outside The Colombo and folk just need to walk through to the opposite entrance.

Bring a bag and your wallet as you may like to go shopping!!

Let us know your favourite spring hymn!! We have another hymn singing service planned for Sunday 8th October. All suggestion to Irene please 332 7306 by 29th September.

FIRESIDE invites all women of the congregation and their friends to spend time together on Monday 11th September from 1.30pm to enjoy each other’s company.  We welcome you all to join us in the church lounge.  Enquiries to Margaret 366 8936.

MEN’S GROUP: Thursday 14th September beginning with a potluck tea at 6pm in the lounge. Colin Wilmshurst will speak on his work with mountain radios. Colin has used his expertise to improve the church sound system. All men most welcome. Rob 384 4320.

CRAFTY CRAFTERS’ Bus Trip to Geraldine Thursday 28th September departing 9.15am and returning approx. 4pm. Cost $40 – please contact Anna in the Parish Office BY WEDNESDAY if you would like to join us.

MISSING: If you were on door duty earlier in the year and still have the keys could you please return them to Irene. Thank you.

THIS WEEK AT ST MARTINS                                              

Monday 1.30pm            Fireside (lounge) Margaret 366 8936

Tuesday 10am              South Elder Care (lounge) Jeannette 332 9869

Tuesday 7.15pm           Meditation Group (lounge) Dugald 021 161 7007

Wednesday 9.30am      Walking Group: Sydenham Sue 960 7557

Wednesday 10am         Scottish Country Dancers (lounge) Irene 332 7306

Thursday 10am             Crafty Crafters (lounge) Sally 332 4730

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

Thursday 6pm               Men’s Group (lounge) Rob 384 4320

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