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

Weekly Notices 25 March

Mission Project:  Bucket Mission at St Stephens and Retiring Offering at Trinity will now be 8 April. Raising money for Refugees resettling in Timaru through the Gleniti Baptist Church.

Rhythm Kids Scarves:  Thank you for your generous response. We have plenty for now.  Rhythm Kids meet every Tues 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.

Timaru Ephesus:  Sun 25 March,  3.30pm at St Stephens Church. For more information phone: Ellen 688 8107 or Ron 03 693 9583.

Newcomers Family Meal:  Let’s share a meal and get to know each other.  Sun 25 March 5.30-7pm at St Stephen’s Church Lounge.  Bring food to share.  Contact Rev Rory for more details:  027 570 5156 or rory@timarupres.org.nz.

Superkids Holiday Programme”:  We are seeking a keen team of volunteers to be involved with the Superkids holiday programme which will be held from  Tues17 – Thurs 19 July at St Stephens.  A meeting to find out more and explore the themes will be held on Tuesday 10 April at 9:30am in the lounge at St Stephens. Feel free to join us for prayer at 9am.  Enquiries to Catherine ph 686 1382.

Zumba Gold Exercises: Do come along and enjoy exercise and fun. Wednesdays  weekly at St Stephen’s Hall at 1pm.

Donations:  If you wish your donations included in this financial year, please drop them into the office by Fri 31 March 2018.  With regard to receipts, these will be issued in April/May and to make sure they go to the right address, please notify the office if you have moved.

Alpine Presbytery Gathering:  27-29 April at The Village Church in Bryndwr (cnr Ilam Road & Aorangi Street), Christchurch.  Start 2pm on Friday, and will end after church/morning-tea on Sunday (service at St Andrew’s College Chapel).  Registration is now open — To  register go to: https://goo.gl/forms/RpLN0uoCuA0u5ylw1 or to the Events page on the Alpine Presbytery website: (https://alpinepresbytery.org/events/).

St Stephens Cleaning Roster:  I am about to do the next cleaning roster and would love to hear from anyone who is willing to help us out. It involves cleaning the church, the two side rooms & the foyer approximately 7-8 times a year (the more help the less often we have to take a turn).  If you can offer help or need more information, please ring Diane on 686 2022. Thank you.

Basement Garage Sale:  Sat 12 May 9am-12noon at the Trinity Community Complex.  Wanted items to sell:  No electrical goods.  Items can be brought to Trinity Church on Sundays or contact Helen 684 6403 to make other arrangements.

The latest Grapevine Magazine is available for pickup in Foyers.

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

                    Easter Services

26 to 29 March
7.00pm -7.30pm  

Holy Week Reflective Services

in Trinity Chapel, 22 College Road

30 March 10.00am Combined Good Friday Service
at Life Church, Morgans Road
1 April 7.00am


Dawn Service Down the Bay
Combined Worship @ St Stephens,

349 Wai-iti Rd
Communion Service in Trinity Chapel,

22 College Rd followed by afternoon tea

Easter Sunday Dawn Service,  7am, Easter Morning

Port End of Caroline Bay

Please bring:

  • A chair
  • A rug
  • Your own coffee cup
  • A flask of hot water


Contact Rory for more information, or if you’d like to help.

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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