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Weekly Notices 14 July 2019

The Mission Project last week raised $319.60 for the Aoraki Health Shuttle.  Thank you to all who donated.

The Bible Society of Timaru presents.     QuizTime! A new family-friendly event for young and old! No prior study needed – just bring Bibles. Today 14 July, 2pm – 3pm, Wilson Street Baptist Hall. Bring & Share Lunch starts at 1pm for those who love to eat and fellowship. We’re raising funds for Bibles in South East Asia. $5 per person, $20 per family. Either pre-arrange your church team (up to 6) or come along and join a team. Please support this  worthwhile event!  Contact Liz Gregory for more details on  0272911779.

The Mission Group’s winter knitting project will finish on today 14 July. Any unfinished garments can be placed in one of the food bank baskets in either church foyer, to be delivered to Family Works. A big thank you to all our enthusiastic knitters!
New Request:  The Hospital Chaplain at Christchurch Hospital is asking for little knitted teddy bears for their Neo Natal unit. If you would like to help with this worthwhile project you can find patterns and wool in the foyers of both churches.

Presbyterian Women Lunch Group:  Meets at Trinity, 17 July. at 12.30pm. Speaker: Jan Maxwell-Hey, speaking on her train trip around the top of the South Island. Bring finger food to share and something for the sales table. All  Welcome.

“Fish and chip” baby singlets Lunchtime Presbyterian Women’s Group speakers   earlier this year were Marg Stocker and Colleen Winnington from the Geraldine tramping club talking about the clubs work with the Sherpa people in a remote area of Nepal over the last 10 years. The singlets for the babies is FISH a way we can help. If you would like to be a knitter too ( between wee teddies ) the pattern – all knitted in one piece is on the table in the Foyer.  Marg  returns to Nepal late August so we have until August .

Journey 21:  Meets at C-Bay carpark, 9am, Sunday 21 July.  The theme for July:  Adapting to a changing world.  Contact:  Ellen ph  03 685 6126

Parish Council Nominations:  Parish   Council calls for nominations for 5 Parish Council members plus Parish Clerk..  For further information, please see the Nomination Form on the table in the Foyer.

Winter lunch:  Tuesday 23 July in St Stephens hall starting at Mid-day. We served 50 diners with meals at our last get together. Please confirm your numbers if you are attending. Ph Bev 686 1207 Cost of meal is $7 but extra donation is welcomed  to support our kitchen fund.  We would like to replace one of our stoves.

Plant Sale:  At Stephens on 14 September starting at 9am.  Flower plants, vegetable plants, all the usual stalls, and some  surprises.  More details later.  Contact:  Murray 686 1629.

Yoga for Seniors. Pavithra Ravi, a Rhythm Kids mum, is a trained yoga teacher  specialising in Yoga for seniors and has offered to run classes at Trinity Community Centre on Thursdays from 1.30pm – 3pm. This is for men and women. Would you like to attend these classes? This is not an ‘on the floor’ class. Starting Thursday 25th July. Gold Coin Donation. Please contact Helen Carter 684 6403 or 021 768 973 for further information.

TP Kids Playgroup: Another Timaru Presbyterian Community Outreach has begun. Led by a Rhythm Kids mum and early childhood educator Kirsty McIntyre, we need someone to make a Tee Pee and someone to make and paint some planks to be used for the play and learn group. If you can help please contact Helen Carter for details. 684 6403 or 021 768 973.

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 Eatwell team would like to thank all the people that recently responded to our request for more cloth bags to hold fruit and vegetables. This was very much appreciated.

Timaru District Choir and the Geraldine Community Choir have joined together for the winter season of choir music. Come along and enjoy an afternoon of journeying with us through these movies along with our variety of guest artists.  Tickets:  $15 adult, $8   children with refreshment following. Concerts will be held on Saturday 27 July at 3pm at Trinity Church, College Rd, Timaru or St Mary’s Church, Talbot St, Geraldine at 3pm on 28 July.

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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