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Sunday 9th May 2021

NOTICES:

A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service.

Next Sunday 16th May Don Lord, Executive Director of Hagar International NZ, will be the speaker at the morning service.

THANK YOU to everyone who assisted with the Trash & Treasure Sale.

Reminder to work group leaders – please email a short report to Anna before Friday 14th May in preparation for Parish Council meeting.

Men’s Group: Our first speaker this year is Steve Manson from Red Cross.

We meet at 6.00 pm in the church lounge for a pot luck tea followed by Steve’s talk. Steve is involved in emergency management but will cover many aspects of Red Cross operation. Rob Connell 384 4320.

Wednesday Walkers 12th May:  Meet 9.30am in Harakeke St, near Riccarton Rd.  Coffee at the Buddhist Temple.  All welcome. Janette 021 075 6780.

Is this you? On a bank statement received this week there is deposit from IRD 020-300-302 for $370.31 and REB (which we assume is a tax rebate). Please speak to Joan Macdonald if this is you so she can record it correctly.

Church Cleaning: Volunteers are still required for July. Please sign the orange list on the noticeboard in the foyer. Thank you to those who have already volunteered.

Pastoral Care Visiting course – this is a three week course beginning on Monday 10th May 9.30am-12noon. Contact Lyndsey 388 1264.

Court Theatre trip Thursday 1 July 6.30pm to see a musical “Once” – based on a movie set in Dublin. Price $62/$38 with CSC. Please sign the list in the foyer by the end of May if you would like to come. Sue 960 7657.

What’s on This Week:

Monday 9.30am-12noon St Mark’s Elder Care. Therese 337 1225.

Monday 9.30am-12noon Pastoral Visiting course. Lyndsey 388 1264.

Tuesday 10am – 2pm South Elder Care. Jeannette 332 9869.

Tuesday 7.15pm Christian Meditation Group. Contact Dugald 380 5024.

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Riccarton. Janette 021 0756780.

Wednesday 7.30pm 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 mentor group. Nadine 981 1093.

Friends of Risingholme seeks new members – the Christchurch City Council is seeking expressions of interest from people who are interested in forming a new group called “The Friends of Risingholme”. This group is for those who wish to donate their time to help with gardening at the park and also to those whose talents lie in periodically raising much-needed funds for the park’s many beautiful features.

To register your interest, please email Kate Russell (kate.russell@ccc.govt.nz) by 30th June 2021 or phone 941 6531. A public meeting of interested persons will be held in August.

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Sunday 2 May 2021

A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service.

An invitation to join Beckenham Methodist in prayer for India as they fight Covid-19. TODAY 2pm, 83 Malcolm Ave. All are welcome.

Reminder to work group leaders – please email a short report to Anna before Friday 14th May in preparation for Parish Council meeting.

Wednesday Walkers 5th May:  Meet 9.30am at Halswell Quarry carpark or Cashmere Rd.  Coffee at Urban in Cashmere Rd. All welcome. Sonya 027 253 3397.

Church Cleaning: Volunteers are still required for July. Please sign the orange list on the noticeboard in the foyer. Thank you to those who have already volunteered.

Pastoral Team meeting Monday 3rd May 9.30am starting with a cuppa in the foyer. Lyndsey 388 1264.

Pastoral Care Visiting course – this is a three week course beginning on Monday 10th May 9.30am-12noon. Contact Lyndsey 388 1264.

Court Theatre trip Thursday 1 July 6.30pm to see a musical “Once” – based on a movie set in Dublin. Price $62/$38 with CSC. Please sign the list in the foyer by the end of May if you would like to come. Sue 960 7657.

South Brighton Voices, together with New Brighton Silver Band present  “Bright ‘n Brassy” on Sunday 16th May at 2pm in the Roy Stokes Hall, New Brighton. Tickets $20 adults, available from Lyndsey McKay.

What’s on This Week:

Monday 9.30am-12noon St Mark’s Elder Care. Therese 337 1225.

Monday 9.30am Pastoral Team meeting. Lyndsey 388 1264.

Monday 1-3pm Hillsborough-Heathcote WI. Jennifer 332 3314.

Tuesday 10am – 2pm South Elder Care. Jeannette 332 9869.

Tuesday 7.15pm Christian Meditation Group. Contact Dugald 380 5024.

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Halswell Quarry. Sonya 027 2533397.

Wednesday 9.30am Port Hills U3A. Anneke 328 7459.

Wednesday 7.30pm 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 mentor group. Nadine 981 1093.

Friday 1-4pm Sorting for Trash & Treasure Sale

TRASH & TREASURE SALE Saturday 8 May 8.30am-12noon

Books, Cakes, Preserves, Plants, White Elephant Clothing – something for everyone. Sign the list in the foyer if you can help!!

The Menzshed will also have a stall and there will be a sausage sizzle and waffles available. Cash only.

Supporting both St Martins Presbyterian and St Mark’s Anglican Churches, this community outreach event is organised by the Fundraising Team – Irene Gray, Sue Saunders, Peter Mechaelis & Ken Austin on behalf of our newly-formed Parish Council.

**Items can be dropped off from 1-4pm on Friday 7th. If you need assistance to get items to the church, please contact the Office 332 6192.

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Sunday 25th April 2021

NOTICES:

A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service.

FIRESIDE: Ours is a fairly informal group of women from our congregation and their friends and we welcome other women to join us for any of our meetings. On Wednesday 28th April we plan to meet in the church lounge at 1.30pm and have invited Judy Livingstone to speak about her photography journey. Enquiries: Margaret 366 8936.

Wednesday Walkers 28th April:  Meet 9.30am in the Botanic Gardens Carpark – Armagh Street entrance for a walk around the area to view the Autumn leaves. Coffee will be in the Christchurch Library/Turanga Café. Benjamin 332 7700.

Volunteers to clean the church are urgently required …please sign the orange list on the noticeboard in the foyer if you can help anytime from now through to July.

Pastoral Team meeting Monday 3rd May 9.30am starting with a cuppa in the foyer. Lyndsey.

Pastoral Care Visiting course – this is a three week course beginning on Monday 10th May 9.30am-12noon. Please contact Lyndsey if you’re interested in coming along.

Court Theatre trip Thursday 1 July 6.30pm to see a musical “Once” – based on a movie set in Dublin. Price $62/$38 with CSC. Please sign the list in the foyer by the end of May if you would like to come. Sue 960 7657.

South Brighton Voices, together with New Brighton Silver Band present  “Bright ‘n Brassy” on Sunday 16th May at 2pm in the Roy Stokes Hall, New Brighton. Tickets $20 adults, available from Lyndsey McKay.

What’s on This Week:

Monday 9.30am-12noon NO St Mark’s Elder Care. Therese 337 1225.

Tuesday 10am – 2pm South Elder Care. Jeannette 332 9869.

Tuesday 7.15pm Christian Meditation Group. Contact Dugald 380 5024.

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group:

Wednesday 1.30pm Fireside Women’s Group. Margaret 366 8936.

Wednesday 7.30pm 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.

TRASH & TREASURE SALE

Saturday 8th May 2021

8.30am – 12 noon here.

‘If you enjoy hunting – Saturday 8th May 2021 at 43 St Martins Road – a very special ‘Trash and Treasure’ morning.

8.30am through until 12noon. Wet or Fine. Cash only.

Books, Cakes stall, Preserves, plants, White elephant stall, Clothing – something for everyone.

The newly opened Menzshed will also have a stall and you’ll also have chance to look through their new complex.

Supporting both St Martins Presbyterian and St Marks Anglican Churches.

Mark it on the calendar or in your diary – Saturday 8th May.

We look forward to seeing you.’

**Items can be dropped off from 1-4pm on Friday 7th. If you need assistance to get items to the church, please contact the Office 332 6192.

MISSING: If anyone knows the whereabouts of the grocery baskets, please contact Irene.

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Sunday 18th April 2021

NOTICES:

A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service.

Foot Clinic TOMORROW 1-4pm in the Lounge. Judith 332 1577.

Wednesday Walkers 21st April:  Meet 9.30am at the Bus Exchange for a ramble around town. Morning tea downstairs at Ballantynes. All welcome. Sue 960 7657.

Saturday 24th April – FILM Evening – “Singing In the Rain” – bright, happy, sing all the songs, lots of dancing. Bring your own tea. Tea and coffee will be available. 5.30pm for 6.15 film start. Koha appreciated.

Volunteers to clean the church are urgently required …please sign the orange list on the noticeboard in the foyer if you can help anytime from now through to July.

Pastoral Team meeting Monday 3rd May 9.30am starting with a cuppa in the foyer. Lyndsey.

Pastoral Care Visiting course – this is a three week course beginning on Monday 10th May 9.30am-12noon. Please contact Lyndsey if you’re interested in coming along.

Court Theatre trip Thursday 1 July 6.30pm to see a musical “Once” – based on a movie set in Dublin. Price $62/$38 with CSC. Please sign the list in the foyer by the end of May if you would like to come. Sue 960 7657.

South Brighton Voices, together with New Brighton Silver Band present  “Bright ‘n Brassy” on Sunday 16th May at 2pm in the Roy Stokes Hall, New Brighton. Tickets $20 adults, available from Lyndsey McKay.

What’s on This Week:

Monday 9.30am-12noon St Mark’s Elder Care. Therese 337 1225.

Monday 1-4pm Foot Clinic. Judith 332 1577.

Tuesday 10am – 2pm South Elder Care. Jeannette 332 9869.

Tuesday 7.15pm Christian Meditation Group. Contact Dugald 380 5024.

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: in the city. Sue 960 7657.

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.

Friday 6.30pm & Saturday 8.30am-4pm Enneagram workshop.

Saturday 5.30pm Movie Night “Singing in the Rain”. Irene

TRASH & TREASURE SALE

Saturday 8th May 2021

8.30am – 12 noon here.

Items can be dropped off from

1-4pm on Friday 7th.

This is a combined fundraiser with St Mark’s Opawa.

We require books, CDs, DVDs, records, toys, good quality used clothing and general household items, china, glassware etc… There will be a cake stall, sausage sizzle and waffles, along with Sue’s preserves, jams etc and the MenzShed will be having a tool sale.

A great opportunity to clean out your cupboards.

Please see Irene if you can help

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Sunday 11th April 2021

NOTICES:

A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service.

Wednesday Walkers 14th April:  Meet 9.30am in the Mitre 10 car park 1005 Ferry Rd. We’ll walk through the Charlesworth Reserve which is behind Mitre 10 and return for coffee at the Columbus. Barbara & Alan 021 142 7668.

Court Theatre trip Thursday 1 July 6.30pm to see a musical “Once” – based on a movie set in Dublin. Price $62/$38 with CSC. Please sign the list in the foyer by the end of May if you would like to come. Sue 960 7657.

Volunteers to clean the church are urgently required …please sign the orange list on the noticeboard in the foyer if you can help anytime from April – July.

Saturday 24th April – FILM Evening – “Singing In the Rain” – bright, happy, sing all the songs, lots of dancing.

Bring your own tea. Tea and coffee will be available. 5.30pm for 6.15/30 film start.’

What’s on This Week:

Monday 9.30am-12noon St Mark’s Elder Care. Therese 337 1225.

Tuesday 10am – 2pm South Elder Care. Jeannette 332 9869.

Tuesday 7.15pm Christian Meditation Group. Contact Dugald 380 5024.

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group: Ferrymead. Alan & Barbara.

Wednesday 7.30pm 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 Mentor Group. Nadine 981 1093.

TRASH & TREASURE SALE

Saturday 8th May 2021

8.30am – 12 noon here.

Items can be dropped off from

1-4pm on Friday 7th.

This is a combined fundraiser with St Mark’s Opawa.

We require books, CDs, DVDs, records, toys, good quality used clothing and general household items, china, glassware etc…

There will be a cake stall, sausage sizzle and waffles, along with Sue’s preserves, jams etc and the MenzShed will be having a tool sale.

A great opportunity to clean out your cupboards.

Please see Irene if you can help

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