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

Weekly Notices – 23 February 2020

Mission Project next Sunday:  We are raising money to assist Family Support with prescription costs for their clients.  Put your money aside and bring them along next week to support our fundraiser.

Zumba: Gold Exercise Group  Meets weekly on Wednesdays 1pm to 2pm.  Contact:  Gisell ph 021 022 87049.

Jam Session:  First session   27 February POSTPONED:  To be held on the 4th Thursday of each month at St Stephens, 7.00 to 8.30pm.  This will provide space to develop our gifts, play together in a non pressured environment, explore new music, encourage people to have a go.  If you play an instrument and would like to play in the music group, come along and have a go.  Contact:  Brent ph 686 1382.

Please Note:  Change of Date & Venue for the Concert by The Watoto Children’s Choir:  Now:  Thursday 27 February at 7pm at St Mary’s Anglican Church. The Watoto Children’s choir of Uganda will be in Timaru for one night   only as part of their ‘We will go’ tour. Entry is free, but a koha will be collected at the end of the concert to support the work of Watoto.  For further information. Contact Bernadette  ph 0221037284.

Cleaners urgently needed for College Road Church. This takes about 1 1/2 hours with two people 3 to 4 times a year. Please phone Elaine ph 688 1781. I will be delighted to hear from you.

World Day of Prayer:  Friday, 6 March, 2pm at Woodlands Road Methodist Church.  All welcome.

Good Companions:  At St Stephens on Thursday 12 March at 2pm.  Lois Shipley will speak on some life experiences.  All welcome.

Bible Society Dessert Evening: Thursday 12 March at 7pm at St George’s Coptic Church, former Chalmers Church, Elizabeth Pl. Speaker is Dr Albert Makary. Cost $10pp. Come and join us on this interesting evening. More info from Evi ph 684 5399 or Alison ph 688 4317.

Do your bread tags end up in the rubbish bin?   Instead, help save the environment by dropping them in the designated jar in the foyer.  Money raised will provide wheelchairs in South Africa.

All users of our Churches, Hall, Foyer, Lounge and Rooms at St Stephens and Trinity:  If you are the last person in your group to use the rooms, please make sure that the lights and heaters are turned off, and all the windows are closed.

Daily Devotionals: Feb, Mar, Apr – Pick up your copy today from the Foyers:

  • The Word for Today
  • The Word for You Today (youth edition)

The Timaru District Choir:  The Timaru District Choir are about to start up again for the year from the 24th February. Our practice nights are on Monday nights from 7.15pm at Trinity Church on College Road, Timaru. Come along and see what we do. If you have any questions please contact someone that you might know in the choir or phone Jessie on 03 686 2879.

Mission Group:- Buy and Supply:  For the next couple of months funds, raised on the ‘Buy and Supply’ table will be going to assist with groceries for the refugees about to arrive from Syria.  Please give them a helping hand by either buying or supplying.  ‘Buy and Supply’ will finish for the season at the end of April.

Alpine Presbytery Newsletter:  Keep up to date on what is happening in our Alpine Presbytery.  A few copies of the Newsletter are being placed on the table in Foyers each week.  Pick up a copy, you might find something of interest in it.  If you are not on our email list and would like a copy emailed, please contact our office ph 686 0981.

Christian Superstore Timaru, 102 Stafford Street, Timaru:  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.  Contact us if you have any questions by: ph:  688 3431 fb “Christian Superstore Timaru” OR  Email:  timarucbs@maxnet.co.nz

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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