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

Weekly Notices 5 May 2019

Retiring offering (Trinity) and Bucket Mission (St Stephens) This week will go to support the families of the Christchurch Mosque shootings last month. We have all been touch in some way by this horrific event and this is just a small way in which we can respond and show the love of Christ.

Bible Society Cheese-rolls: Our cheese-rolls will be distributed on Sunday 12 May and 26 May. Could you please order them from Alison (688 4317), Margaret (688 2363) or Evi (684 5399). Money raised will be for  Bibles in prisons.

Bible Society Action Group: Are looking for a representative from St Stephens to join this group Please phone Evi  (684 5399)  or Alison      688 4317  for more information

Good Companions: will meet at St Stephens lounge on 9 May, 2pm . Speaker: Jan Mawell-Hey will speak on her North of the South Island Rail Trip.  All welcome.

Cultural  Dinner:  at St Stephens, Saturday 18,  May at 6pm. This will be a Brazilian Celebration. Please mark the Clipboard if you would like to attend and if you could help with the preparation. Tickets available at the office.  $15p.p.

Presbyterian Women Evening Group:  AGM to be held at Elaine Goodfellow’s home on Tues, May 14 at 7.30.  Please ring Linda              027 688 9170 for any queries.

Your End of year Receipts: are now in the office to collect.

College Road duty Roster for Jun/Jul/Aug Please ph the office 686 0981,  Mollie 688 3355o or  email admin@timarupres.org.nz if you are NOT available to be on the roster over the next 3 months.  Please reply by  15 May.

College Road duty Roster :  We still require more folk to volunteer for Morning Tea   duties please. Please ph Mollie  688 3355 or Office  686 0981

The Winter lunch will start on the 28th May.   They will be held in St Stephens hall starting at Mid-day.   Cost $7 per person.
This is a Community Outreach and we warmly welcome people to come.
For inquires please ph Bev .6861207  or  Email bquigley1@kinect.co.nz

We are still looking for more helpers in the kitchen. and to be part of a ringing list to collate numbers.

Hospice Awareness Week:     Your Hospice wish to encourage             conversations around death, dying, grief and advanced care planning. From May 14-16th there are three, free, informative events in Timaru. To read more about these please see the posters in the foyer or your Hospice website. To register       attendance Call (03)6877670 or email support@hospicesc.org.nz.

Boys & Girls Brigade:  Kindling available all year round, for sale $10 a sack.  Contact Fiona 688 0375 or see me at church.

Saturday, 11 May ,  8am to 9am St Stephen’s Lounge

come and pray for the church,  All welcome

Mission Group : advise that Sunday 19, May will be the cut off day for the first  collection of knitted goods to be delivered to Hanan and Kowhai Kindergartens.  Please keep knitting, if you can, as there will be another delivery to these kindys towards the end of Term 2, which is late June. Wool and patterns are still available in the foyers of Trinity and St Stephens. A huge thanks to our wonderful knitters, your efforts are truly appreciated.

Buy and Supply :will continue until the end of May. These proceeds will be to defray expenses when members of the Eat Well team provide fruit and vegetables for the Kindergarten cooking. This term we will begin a cooking session at Hanan as well as Kowhai Kindergarten.

Calling all keen sewers !!! Some weeks there are barely enough cloth bags to pack the Eat Well produce into.   We have donated fabric and measurements to give you. If you are interested please contact Joy phone  686 1656, for more information.

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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