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

Weekly Notices 18 October 2020

Amended Total Mission Project:  $78 raised towards supporting Grandparents raising grand-children.  These funds will go towards school holiday activities.  Thank you for your donation.

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

New this month are:

  • Leprosy Mission
  • Barnabas Gifts 2020
  • Christian World Service

Presbyterian Womens Lunch Group:  Meets Wed 21 Oct at ST STEPHENS. Wai-iti Rd, 12.30pm. Shared Lunch.  Guest Speaker:  Dawn Ussher on “Trekking the Himalayas”.  Sales Table.  Members please come with a suggestion on where to hold our final lunch meeting for in November 2020.  Ladies of the Parish feel free to join in for Fellowship.   Apologies or rides required please contact Dianne  686 0440 or Robyn 688 1948

Presbyterian Support AGM:  Wednesday 21 October at 7pm in the lounge of The Park Centre, 20 Queen Street.  All welcome.  RSVP to:  admin@pssc.co.nz or call 687 7945.

Live Streaming:  Every Sunday morning at the 10am service at St Stephens.

TP Kids Playgroup: Thursdays 9.30am,   Trinity Community Centre.  If you can help please contact Helen ph 684 6403 or  021 768 973.

Community (Winter) Lunch: St Stephens Hall at 12 noon, October 27. See  the LINK for more detail.

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

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


CAN YOU HELP?  Calling for IDEAS and HELPERS for FUNDRAISING PROJECTS.  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 Bev.  686 1207

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 Office.

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

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

A Prior Notice from the Mission and Community Group:  Buy and Supply will resume on Sunday 1 November.  St. John’s charity bus service to Christchurch hospital will benefit from these donations, so keep them coming!

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

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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