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

Weekly Notices 13 September 2020

Mission Project:  Septembers Mission Project:  Supporting Operation Christmas Child has raised $243.60. Thank you for your donations.

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.

Plant and Baking Sale:  We raised $3,781.50.  Well done to all those people involved in making this a great success.  Thank you.

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

The Community Club:  Tuesdays, 1.30-3.30pm at St Stephens for Cards 500 and Indoor Bowls.  New members welcome. Contact:  Sid & Hazel 684 3478.

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.  Boxes available in Foyers..

Tai Chi:  Come & join in gentle exercise at St Stephen’s Hall, Thursdays 10.30am. All welcome.  Contact: Michelle on 022 0523 810

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  686 0440 or Robyn  688 1948

Journey 21:  Meets at C-Bay carpark, 9am, Sun 20 September.  The theme for September is:  ‘Nature the Healer’  All welcome. Contact:  Ellen  ph  03 685 6126.

NZ COVID Tracer poster is on our entrance doors. Scan the poster with the NZ COVID Tracer App to keep track of where you have been to help protect yourself and your community.  Ministry of Health.

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

Youth Group Paintball: On Sunday, 20 September, at 12.30pm leaving from St Stephens.  $30 each.  All Welcome.  Contact:  Margaret ph 688 8840.

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

Family Night –  Sunday 13 September, 5.30 – 7.30pm 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

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.

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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