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

Weekly notices 22 November 2020

BBQ lunch with families will follow this mornings service.  Please stay for a BBQ lunch.  All welcome.

Community Christmas Lunch: St Stephens Hall at 12 noon next Tuesday 24 November.  Cost $10 payable at the door. Still time to book your place for this pre-Christmas meal. Contact Bev ph 686 1207, Community Group, Sid 6843478 or the  Parish Office 686 0981

Presbyterian Women: Evening Group—Christmas pot luck dinner Tuesday 24 November 7pm at Linda’s home 170 Otipua Road.  Please bring items for the food Bank.  Queries to 027 688 9170.

Lunch Group—have booked a table for the Trash n Treasure for Saturday 28 November, so if there are any Parishioners along with the Group who wish to move items on whether it be baking, plants, small items, in fact anything that other folk would just love to purchase please let Dianne ph 686 0440 or Robyn         ph 688 1948 know.

Good Companions are having a final get-together on Thursday 10 December at 2.30pm at the C-Bay Café for afternoon tea.  If able to attend please phone Jan ph 688 1825 by Tuesday 8 December.  Thank you.

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

TRASH ‘N TREASURE:  Sat 28 November starting at 9am at St Stephens. Please make payment of  $20 for the table at the Church Office.  Thanks to all who have offered to be part of this fundraising event.  The Hall is available on Friday 27 November to set up your table.  Help will be around for those who need it.  Please supply your own float of money.  Doors will open at 9am on Saturday.  So all the best for a productive sale.

Yoga for Seniors on Chairs:  This ‘not on the floor’ exercise programme meets each Thursday at 2pm in Room 1 at Trinity.  This is for men and women. Gold coin donation to assist with expenses is appreciated. Would you like to attend these classes? Or for more information, please contact Helen ph 684 6403                         or 021 768 973.

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.

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

Rhythm Kids:  Meets at Trinity Hall every Tuesday during the school term from 10.00am—11.00am.  Contact Helen  684 6403 or 021 768 973.

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, or fill in the Contract Tracer forms on the table in Foyers to protect yourself and your community.  Ministry of Health.

Festival of Joy’ presented by the Timaru District Choir at Trinity church at 7pm on Saturday 28 November.  Adults $15.  Door sales.

Christian Superstore Timaru, 102 Stafford Street, Timaru:  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.

Now in store:  Nativity Sets, Advent Calendars and Christmas Cards.  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.  Contact us if you have any questions by:

ph:  688 3431 fb “Christian Superstore Timaru” OR  Email:  timarucbs@maxnet.co.nz

The volunteers at your local Christian Bookshop look forward to seeing you soon.

Studying Theology at the University of Otago :  The Theology Programme at the University of Otago offers many opportunities for the study of Theology, Church History, Ministry, Biblical Studies, and Pastoral Theology, both on-campus and to many students across Aotearoa New Zealand through its successful distance study programme. We are     committed to serving Christian communities throughout the country.  New enrolments for 2021 are due by 10 December. For details of papers go to:
https://www.otago.ac.nz/theology/study/papers/  or see the brochures in the magazine rack.  To enrol go to https://www.otago.ac.nz/study/enrolment/

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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