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

Weekly Notices 5 May 2019

Retiring offering and Bucket Mission last Sunday raised $433.10 and will go to  support the families of the Christchurch Mosque shootings last month.  Many thanks to all who donated, very much appreciated.

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.

Lunch Group:  NO lunchtime meeting on Wednesday 15 May as we had the Temuka Visit on 2 May.

College Road duty Roster for Jun/Jul/Aug Please ph the office 686 0981, Mollie 688 3355 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.

Wai-iti Road Duty Roster:  We needing some more people to be on the roster for  Readings, Prayers or flowers.  Contact the office if you are able to help, phone  686 0981.

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

Changes of Address etc:  Please advise the church office of any changes.  Thank you.

Journey 21:  Meets at the C-Bay carpark at 9am on Sunday 19 May.  The theme for May will be:  Mothering Earth—God of  Nurturing.  Contact:  Ellen ph 688 8107.

Bible Society: Cheese-rolls: Our next cheese-rolls will be distributed on Sunday 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.

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.

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.

The Winter lunch will start on the 28 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 686 1207 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.

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

Tai Chi:  Come & join in gentle exercise at St Stephen’s Hall, Thursdays 10.30am.  All welcome. Contact:  Michelle 022 0523 810

The Community Club:  Meet Tuesdays, 1.30-3.30pm at St Stephens for Cards 500, Indoor Bowls, Scrabble & Art.  New members welcome. Contact:  Sid & Hazel  684 3478.

The Word for Today and the Word for You Today (Youth Edition) for May, June and July and Our Daily Bread June, July and August (Daily Devotionals) Pick up a copy from the table in the Foyer.

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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