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

Weekly Notices for 18 February 2018

Presbyterian Women’s Lunch Group:  Meet Wed 21 February at 12.30pm in Room 1, Trinity Hall.   Please bring lunch food to share.  Sales table.  Speaker:  Elisabeth Demmer about the Wearable Arts in Wellington last year.  All women are welcome.

Mission Updates recently received:  These are in the magazine holder on the table in Foyers:  Please feel free to take and read:

  • Leprosy Mission
  • Barnabasfund

Girls Brigade: Wanted – 2 litre white ice-cream containers with lids. Please drop to the manse, 347 Wai-iti Rd. Many thanks.

Bible Society: Our Coffee and Dessert Evening will take place on Friday 23      February at 7pm at Gleniti Baptist Church, Gleniti Rd. Mark Pavelka will speak about his experience as a missionary in Indonesia. Cost is $8 per person. For more information contact Alison Linscott,  Margaret Hughes or Evi Frank. Come and enjoy an interesting evening and yummy food.

CWCI present ‘Taste of Lebanon’:  Come enjoy a light Lebanese meal at 6.30pm on Saturday 24 February at the Red Cross Rooms, 18 Banks Street, Timaru.  Tickets $15 available at Christian Superstore or your CWCI Representative

World Day of Prayer:  Ecumenical Service on Friday 2 March 2 pm at St Stephens Presbyterian Church, 349 Wai-iti Road, Timaru.  The Offerings will be used for local and International World Day of Prayer, as well as for projects in Suriname and New Zealand.  Afternoon tea will follow.

Mission Project:  4 March—Retiring Offering and Bucket Mission will raise funds to be send to the Tongan Relief Appeal.

Relay for Life Quiz Night at the Village Inn Geraldine, Wednesday 7 March. Teams of four $10 a head.  See Neil for transport   details.  Purple relay shopping bags available while stocks last only $5.  Support the TPP team and have fun on  Relay Day 10 March.

Trinity Basement Bonanza: Please contact Helen if you would like to be part of a team to plan the Trinity Basement Bonanza sale day on Saturday 12 May! We can start   putting things in place now! The Basement is ready and waiting to be filled with good quality items. So…… phone me on 684 6403 or 021 768 973 and we will get the planning underway. This will be fun.

Buy and Supply:  For the next month the money raised at our ‘Buy and Supply’ tables will go to Family Support (formerly known as Birthright) to help with expenses associated with starting school – eg. books, fees, uniforms etc.  For this Mission Outreach to be effective we need both buyers and suppliers. Thank you for your    support.’

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.

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

Christian Superstore  – 102 Stafford Street  The Christian Superstore Timaru provides so many options for young, older and in between. Whether gifts like our statues that price from $34.99, books like “The Awesome Power of Blessing” by Richard Brunton at $5.99, music or DVD’s like the “Case for Christ”.

Scriptural reminders for each of us during both the good times and the bad.               Encouragers that help us stand strong for both ourselves and our friends and colleagues. There is no other store in Timaru like us.


From the Treasurer:

 Half way through our financial year we are slightly ahead of budget for income and slightly lower than expected with expenditure.  This is a great result.  Well done TPP!  If anyone has questions about our finances I am happy to answer.  Keep up the great work.


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