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

Weekly Notices 21 March 2021

Elders and Pastoral Visitors:  An evening for Elders and Pastoral visitors will be held on Tuesday 23 March from 7-9pm at St Stephens, to discuss Pastoral Visiting.  Tea, coffee and cake will be provided.  All welcome.

A Journey in Psalms towards Easter:

A TCMA video series for Lent, based on the same study material that we’ve put out in the  foyers and in the Link.  Please follow this link to watch:



Youth Group: Meets Sunday 5.30-7.30pm at St Stephens. Meetings for the rest of the term are:

21 March—Meet at St Stephens

28 March—Meet at St Stephens

Easter weekend—No Youth Group

11 April—Paintballing—usually leave at lunchtime and come home around teatime.

For more details, please contact Margaret ph 688 8840.

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

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

Live Streaming:  Every Sunday morning at the 10.30am service at St Stephens.


A big thank-you to all those buyers and suppliers to our recent Buy and Supply tables. For the latest 6 week period (February/ March) we have been able to raise $412.60 for the Westpac Rescue  Helicopter Appeal.

This week Buy and Supply will start raising money for another new humanitarian project, – Christian World Service’s – Water Tank Appeal in South Uganda – see last week’s pew sheet insert for more details.

The Mission Group are planning to start their annual knitting project in May, and this will run through to the end of June.  Donations of double knitting wool would certainly be appreciated. This year we will be knitting – socks, gloves and slippers for Family Works and Hanan and Kowhai    Kindergartens.

Can you spare an hour a week?
Eatwell needs a helper at Trinity Hall for an hour on a Tuesday afternoon.
Ring Helen for more details – 021 768 973

Jam Session:.  Meet Wednesday,  24 March 7pm‑8.30pm at St Stephens.  If you play an instrument and would like to play in the music group, come along.  Contact:  Brent ph 686 1382.

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

  • Leprosy Mission
  • Rhema Media
  • Barnabasaid
  • Mission without Borders
  • CBA News

Bible Society is turning 175 this year and you’re invited to celebrate with us.  Their  Anniversary event is free, and will be interactive with plenty to look at and learn about.   Date:  Friday, 16 April                                            Venue:        Life Church Timaru
Venue Address: 134 Morgans Road Timaru                                           Start time: 7 pm

To register for this free event, spaces are limited, so be in quick, please go to the Bible Society website: https://biblesociety.org.nz/our-bible-projects/new-zealand-projects/175-years-of-bible-mission/

Christian Superstore Timaru, 102 Stafford Street, Timaru:  “The Christian Superstore is now prepared and restocked for Easter. A most precious time to commemorate the joyous celebration of Easter.

We have children’s board books in stock. Check out a YouTube clip of one of our books “The Quiet Crazy Easter Day by Jill Lord ($19.99). A fun book where all of Creation celebrates Christ’s resurrection and authority.

We also have a great selection of resources, such as bible lessons, object talks, activity books to keep all children of all ages encouraged and refreshed in God’s Word.

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 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.


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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