Central Office: 349 Wai-iti Road, Timaru, 7910  Phone: 03 686 0981       Email: oneoffice@timarupres.org.nz

Weekly Notices for 3, December 2017

Mission Project:  The Retiring Offering at Trinity and the Bucket Mission at St Stephens  this morning will be for the work of Christian World Service.

Presbyterian Women present ‘A Christmas Gathering’, on Thurs 7 Dec at St Stephens 11.30–2pm. Please bring Luncheon food to share, dessert will be provided.  Christine Lloyd will be speaking on her time working on the Mercy Ship. Men are welcome to share this time of fellowship.

Deadline for the December-February Link:  Copy for this should be sent to the Church Office or emailed to hughes-d@xtra.co.nz by Friday 8 December.

Hanukkah Celebration – Sun 17 December 7pm at Gleniti Baptist Church.  Come and hear the story of the battle to retake the Jerusalem temple by the Maccabees.  It is the festival of lights – learn the connection with the birth of Jesus.  Food and fellowship included!  Contact Diane Turner for more information 027 699 2510

Boys & Girls Brigade: Wanted Blue bottle tops off your milk. Also kindling for sale $10 a sack.  Contact Fiona ph 688 0375 or speak to me at church.

The latest Grapevine Magazine is available for pickup in Foyers.

Eatwell Fruit & Vege Co-op:  Market-fresh fruit & vegetables.  Packs $15 or $8.  Text or phone 022 123 3663 or Facebook:       facebook.com/eatwelltimaru and message to order, for a pack each Thursday for pick up on the following Tuesday.  Thank you.

Mission Group News:  A big Thank You for all your generous donations of toiletries for the Women’s Refuge. Five large cartons  are to be delivered to them.

‘Buy & Supply’ is now up and running again at both churches.  From now, till the end of December the money collected will go     towards much needed uniforms for the Boys’ Brigade.  Please support the Mission Group’s latest initiative as either a buyer or           supplier and help this needy cause.

‘Eatwell’ will finish for the year on Tuesday 19 December, and resume on Tuesday 9  January 2018.  New customers are always welcome. Ring the office for details – phone 686 0981.

All are very welcome at the Timaru Hospital Carol ‘Sing-a-long’ at 6:45pm in the hospital chapel on Mon 18 Dec – all ages, all singers, family, friends etc all welcome! Bring a Christmas costume if you like, and some are provided!

Alan Cumins (Chaplain).

Bookings of Rooms in Both Complexes:  Please remember to check with the Office and book in your group before you           advertise it.  This helps prevent double bookings.  Phone 686 0981.

Rhythm Kids:  Every Tuesday morning    during school term 10–11am Trinity Hall, College Rd.  Gold Coin Donation—Morning Tea Supplied.  This is a TPP community outreach action led by Sarah Savage and    Isobel McKinnon.  Contact:  Helen  684 6403.

Christian Superstore  – 102 Stafford Street

 We have a great selection of children’s books that recognise the advent season,    Christmas cards that share the joy of why Christ came to earth and calendars that are ready for the new year. We also have Gift vouchers available for those who are hard to buy for. These can be used both here and in Christchurch and any Christian Bookshop Association stores.  The Superstore is going to be open later till 5.30pm on weekdays during the month of December to help those of us who are enjoying the beautiful longer sunny days. We are also open between Christmas and New year for those last minute gifts. So please come and take a breather at the Christian Superstore during this busy time while you consider the Reason for the Season. “

Don’t forget we are open between 10 and 2pm on Saturdays.

Keep up to date with the latest information on our website:  www.timarupres.org.nz

Giving  Everything that we have is a gift from God.

You can contribute financially in the following ways:

  • Cash, cheque or envelope in the offering plate, thanks.
  • Automatic Payment or internet banking – Acc no: 03-1714-0405434-01

Or if you have any queries, please email us at:  finance@timarupres.org.nz

Need more Offering Envelopes?  Contact the church office 686 0981

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