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

Weekly Notices 18 July 2021

Presbyterian Women Lunch Group:  Meet Wed 21 July at the Wai-iti Road  Worship Centre at 12.30pm.  Shared lunch. Sales Table. Guest Speaker: Trevor Karton speaking on the modern day  ‘Fireman’ in Fire and Emergency NZ. All Ladies of the Parish Welcome. Apologies or rides please Contact: Dianne ph 686 0440 or Robyn ph 688 1948.

AGM:  Our Annual General Meeting is   coming around quickly.  Please get your Annual Reports into the Office or   email: admin@timarupres.org.nz  by 22 July 2021.

I Wonder Holiday Programme:  We had a successful July School Holiday Programme. We could not have done it without our selfless, generous, thoughful volunteers. You have helped make a difference in the lives of many.

TP Kids Playgroup: Thursdays 10.00am,   Trinity Community Centre, during school term.  If you can help please contact Helen ph 684 6403 or 021 768 973.

Zumba: Gold Exercise Group:  Meets Wednesdays 1pm to 2pm at St Stephens Hall.  Contact:  Gisell ph 021 022 87049.

Jam Session:  Please Note:  We will meet on Wednesday, 28 July 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

Community Lunch, 27 July at St Stephens Church at 12 noon:  It’s time to book your lunch date for this 2 course meal, $10 charge, payable at the door.  Come and   enjoy a time of fellowship.   Contact Bev ph 686 1207, Sid ph 684 3478 or the office ph 686 0981.

Plant Sale is on 18 September:  Do you have spare pots for potting up plants for the Plant Sale?  If you do, please leave, or pick up from the Church Foyers.

Mission Group Family Works are in need of cot blankets and jerseys, as well as knitted   slippers.  If you are interested in knitting a cot blanket, or part of, here is the pattern:    Easy Cot Blanket Pattern: Wool – Double knitting,  Needles – No 8,  Cast on 40 stitches.  Work 60 rows in garter stitch.  Change colour and repeat until 6 colours have been knitted. Repeat until you have 5 strips. Join strips.

In conjunction with the current knitting    project the Mission Group have decided to include cot blankets. These will be made from used blankets and have a bound or crocheted edge. If you have any surplus double bed blankets that you would be  prepared to donate for this project, please phone Elaine on 686. 0870.

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

 Food Bank Items:  Suggestions from Family Works. This is as well as the usual general sort of items: Deodorants, shampoo and conditioner for both men and women. Hand cream and soap. Items for children’s lunches may include: budget biscuits, muesli bars and small packets of potato chips that come in a large bag that include several flavours.   Also spreads and 750g or less blocks of cheese.  Thank you.

Bible Society Quiz: Our Bible Quiz will take place on Sunday 25 July at Wilson St Baptist Hall. We will have a shared lunch from 1pm followed by the Quiz at 2pm. Arrange your team (up to 6) or come along and join a team. No prior study required, but bring your bible. Cost $5pp or $20 per family. Proceeds going to Bibles for refugees and migrants. For more info contact Liz  (027 2911 779).

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.

NZ COVID Tracer poster:  This 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

Giving  Everything that we have is a gift from God.

You can contribute financially in the following ways:

  • Cash or envelope in the offering plate, thanks.
  • Automatic Payment or internet banking – Acc no: 03-1714-0405434-01

Please use either your name or Envelope number as a reference.

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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