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

Weekly Notices 4 October 2020

Next weeks service—Sunday 11 October—9.30am  Worship @ Trinity 10.30am  Worship @ St Stephens

Mission Project:  October’s Mission Project:  is supporting Grandparents raising     grandchildren.  These funds will go towards school holiday activities.  Thank you for your donation.

Link Deadline:  Please send copy for the   October/November Link to:  link@timarupres.org.nz or drop into the Church Office by Friday 9 October.

Operation Christmas Boxes:

There is now a supply of shoe boxes at the foyer.  Please remember if you are going to fill your own box to provide the $10 transport costs.  Thanks to those that have supplied items so far and you will notice that the box is being cleared regularly.

The categories for items for each box are:

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

The final date for items and return of   completed boxes is the Sunday 11 October, so we have time to collate and deliver to the depot. For further information contact Judith  Ph 688 6004

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.

Bible Society Renovation Safari: Sunday 18 October:  It commences at 2pm at the new Connect Church at 44a Rothwell St, going on to Covenant Grace Baptist Church in Archer St, then Life Church in Morgans Rd and finish with afternoon tea at St Stephens at Wai-iti Rd. Donations will go to Bibles in the Middle East. Come and   enjoy an interesting afternoon and help the Bible Societies in the Middle East.


Calling for IDEAS and HELPERS for

Can we do a Car Boot Sale.
Hire a Table in the Hall .
We are looking at ideas where the

cleaning up is not too onerous.
Phone the Church Office ph 686 0981

to leave a message for Bev.

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

The Justice Conference Watch Party   —31 October from 10am-3pm at St Stephens Church:  Instead of a physical conference, we’ve moved online.  The cost for conference participants is by Koha!  Learn more and register at  https://www.thejusticeconference.org.nz

2020 Church Directory:  This includes those people who wanted their contact details listed, but is available to anyone in the parish.  Copies available from the Church Foyer or the Church Office.

Christian Superstore Timaru, 102 Stafford Street, Timaru:

Isn’t it concerning when you start seeing 2021 calendars coming through so soon in the year. The famous Bible Gem 2021 calendars are now in store along with children’s Christmas gifts for overseas postings or even for the end of year programmes. Look forward to seeing the new additions to the store over the next few weeks as I look forward to putting up Nativity Sets . So enjoyable to visually recognise the gift of Christ’s birth for all the world.

Pop in and see us. We have heaps of devotionals, children’s books and Christian living   being restocked weekly. Any questions please ask and we do order books in for you.

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

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

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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