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

Weekly Notices 6 September 2020

Mission Project:  This mornings Mission   Project  is:  Supporting Operation  Christmas Child.  Thank you for your donation.

Afternoon Communion:  Our Final Afternoon Communion Sunday, 6 September, at Trinity Chapel HAS BEEN POSTPONED MEANTIME.

Girls Brigade is looking for a sewing machine that is no longer being used, that we can use as part of our programme.  Please contact Fiona on 021 170 2930.

Presbyterian Women’s Evening Group AGM Was to be held September 15 has been CANCELLED . Thank you

To the bakers and plant growers plus all the volunteers huge thankyou for the  fabulous baking,  all the plant growers for the  awesome number of plants you have produced. And all the helpers for their time. It is very much appreciated.

Eatwell Fruit & Vege Co-op:  Market-fresh fruit & vegetables.  Packs $15 or $10.  Text or phone 022 123 3663 or Facebook:   facebook.com/eatwelltimaru & message to order, for a pack each Thursday for pick up on the following Tuesday.  Thank you.

Monday Evening Study Group:  This group is meeting in the Summer months only.   Restart 7 September at 7pm.  Contact: Isabel 684 4485.

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

Operation Christmas boxes:  You might like to start collecting items to fill the boxes. These are:

  • something to wear,
  • something to play with,
  • something for school,
  • something to love,
  • something special
  • something for personal hygiene.

If you don’t want to fill your own box, there are Collection boxes in church foyers, where you can leave items that will be put with other items and fill a box.  A supply of   boxes will be obtained.

Presbyterian Women Lunch Group: Please note:  Change of Venue.  Meets Wednesday 16 September at  ST STEPHENS, 12.30pm. Shared Lunch.  Guest Speaker:  Lizzie McIvor, General Manager, Services for Older People (PSSC) ‘Changes due to Covid’  Sales Table.   Ladies of the Parish feel free to join in for Fellowship. Apologies or rides required please contact Dianne  6860440 or Robyn  688 1948

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/heat pumps are turned off, and all the windows are closed.

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

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

Family Night – 13 September, 5.30 – 7.30pm at St Stephens

Bring yourselves and a pop up banquet (shared meal) to raise awareness for Operation Refugee by Christian World  Service.  Donations to refugees in Lebanon and Jordan through the Syrian Crisis. There may be a quiz too!   Have a lookout on the church facebook page for some recipe ideas for flat breads, toasted chickpeas and other foods that refugees  enjoy.

Christian Superstore Timaru, 102 Stafford Street, Timaru:  We are getting ready for Christmas this year. Stock is arriving and supplies are being ordered and the 2021 calendars are not far away. 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

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.


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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