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

Weekly Notices 15 December 2019

Food Bank Basket for Family Works:

Items requested: Deodorant  ~  toothpaste  ~  marmite  ~  tins of soup  ~  Rice Risotto ~ a donation for meat.

Helpers to set up Midnight Service: We    require 5—6 people to set up the candles etc at Trinity at 5.30pm ready for the 11.30pm Service on the 24th. Please    contact the office  686 0981

Wanted  Singers: for the Croft service on Thurs 19 Dec at 10:30 am. This service is a Lessons and Carols service so extra singers are greatly   appreciated by the participants.

Mission Magazine Updates:  Check out the magazine holder in Foyers for the latest  updates.  Feel free to take and read.

New this month are:

  • The Leprosy Mission
  • Mission Without Borders
  • Barnabasfund
  • World Vision

Concert: Sunday 22 December at 4pm at Trinity Church.  Zacharias (Piano) and Justus (Violin) Frank are together again and want to give a concert. They will play classical music from Cesar Frank, Beethoven, Elgar, Carl Böhm, Massenet, Monti Kreisler and others.  Entry is by gold coin donation.  For further information ring Evi or Hermann ph 684 5399.

Upcoming Services:

22 December

9.30am  Worship @ Trinity

10.30am  Worship @ St Stephens

2.30pm  Remembrance Service @ Trinity

24 December

6.00pm  Helligabend Service @ Trinity

11.30pm  Candle Light Service @ Trinity

25 December

10.00am  Christmas Service @ St Stephens

29 December to 26 January 2020

10.00am  Summer Series @ Trinity

We hope you can join us for some services

Daily Devotionals: Dec—Jan—Feb  – Pick up your copy today from the Foyers:

  • Our Daily Bread

Boys Brigade  Mini pavs are all SOLD .  Thank you for your support.  Fiona

Mission Group:- Food Bank—Our final     project for the year will be to provide gifts for the GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN programme run by Family Works.  Suggestions:

Children: Vouchers for swimming etc, Notebooks, pencils and crayons (no felts), Books, Children’s deodorant, Stacking cups and blocks, Stickers and board games.

Grandparents: Coffee Vouchers, Nice soap, Hand lotion.

Any help you can give us with this worthwhile project would be Greatly Appreciated

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

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

Buy and Supply:   The Buy and Supply money this month will also go to Family Works to help with the purchase of Christmas meat for needy families.  Please remember the Buy and Supply table when dividing up plants or harvesting vegetables! Every little bit helps!

Need personal prayer?  Contact one of the TPP Prayer Chain Branches:  Rosalie  684 5878, or Heather 684 3847, or Marj 684 4953.  All requests confidential.

Christian Superstore Timaru, 102 Stafford Street, Timaru:  Devotionals at special prices ~ Christmas Cards—

Individual cards from 60 cents each  ~     packs of 8 cards from $4.99

  • 2020 Calendars—   Calendars from Israel  ~         Great value calendars  ~        inspirational calendars

Contact us if you have any questions by: ph:  688 3431 fb “Christian Superstore Timaru” OR  Email:  timarucbs@maxnet.co.nz

If you want to message us with orders or thoughts please do so.

The volunteers at your local Christian Bookshop look forward to seeing you soon.

Operation Christmas Child:  The 65 Operation Christmas Child boxes from this parish should be near their destination. For some children this may be the first gift they have had. Can you imagine the joy that brings and you have been part of that. Some will share the gifts with other members of the family.  A big thank you to all those who supported with the gifts, provided full boxes and the travel costs. Without your support this would not be such a success.

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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