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

Weekly notices 4 August 2019

Mission Project this morning:  Raising funds for ‘Christians Against Poverty’, an organisation committed to working with local churches to lift Kiwis out of debt and poverty.

Good Companions:  Will meet Thursday 8 August, 2pm in St Stephens Lounge.     Hermann Frank will speak on the wonderful limestone formations around South Canterbury.  All welcome.

Deadline for August/September LINK:  Email to: link@timarupres.org.nz or drop copy to the Church Office by Fri 9 August.

College Road duty Roster for Sept/Oct/Nov 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  August 14.

Presbyterian Women Lunch Group:  Meets at Trinity, Wed 21 August at 12.30pm. Speaker: Katie Houston– Support Manager Aorangi Migrant Centre. Bring  finger food to share for lunch. Bring goodies for the sales table. All welcome.  Contact:     Alison 688 4317 or Dianne 686 0440.

Mission Group:- Food Bank—When you buy a supermarket “special” item perhaps you could buy two, one for the Food Bank.  Your donation doesn’t necessarily need to be a foodstuff item, it can be a cleaning product, or a toiletry item like toothpaste. These are very  much appreciated.

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.  Nominations need to be in by 21 August to the office.

Annual Reports:  Please get your Annual Reports into the office by the 21 August.

Presbyterian Women’s Groups:  St Mary’s Association of Anglican Women extends a warm invitation to your members to join them for their Hospitality Day, 2pm on Thursday 22 August at St Mary’s Hall, 24 Church Street.  Guest Speaker:  Rev’d Alan      Cummins.  Sales table—proceeds in support of local charities.  Please RSVP by 19 August to Val ph 684 5653.

Timaru Combined Churches Prayer:       Sunday 25 August, 7pm, Life Church, 134 Morgans Rd.  ‘God’s heartache & our heartache, a call to prayer for Aotearoa’s rangatahi.’  New Zealand’s teen suicide rate (15-19) is the worst in the developed world, it is so high it raises the global      average (2017 statistics). We encourage people to come along and be part of this.  A Timaru Christian Ministers Association Event.

Winter lunch Group:  Members of our Lunch Group came and discussed with me the price of our meal.  They felt the price of $7 did not reflect the quality of the meal we serve.  As a result starting from our next meal Tuesday 27 August our meals will be $10.  Bev  Ph 6861207

Prayer Breakfast    Saturday, 10 August 8am to 9am           St Stephen’s Lounge.  Come and pray for the church        All welcome

TP Kids Playgroup: Led by a Rhythm Kids mum and early childhood educator Kirsty   McIntyre. If you can help please contact Helen ph 684 6403 or 021 768 973.

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

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.

Yoga for Seniors. Pavithra Ravi is a trained yoga teacher specialising in Yoga for    seniors and is holding classes at Trinity Community Centre on Thursdays from 1.30pm – 2.30pm, followed by a cup of tea. This is for men and women. Would you like to attend these classes? This is not an ‘on the floor’ class.  Gold Coin     Donation. Please contact Helen Carter  684 6403 or 021 768 973 for further information.

Daily Devotionals:  * The Word for Today and * Word for you Today.  Pick up a copy from the table in the Foyer.

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

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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