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

Weekly Notices 8 August 2021

Mission Project:   Total money raised last Sunday was $323.70 and will go towards “Gloriavale Leavers” Support Trust. Thank all you for your donations.

Presbyterian Women Evening Group: meet on Tuesday 10 August, 7pm at Margaret’s home 23 Chateau Close.  Our speaker will be Marilyn Murdoch.  All most welcome and enquiries to Linda  027 688 9170.

Mission Group: A special request. If you have an Eatwell cloth bag at home could you please return it. Because of increased orders we sometimes don’t have  sufficient material bags and have to opt for brown paper ones which create extra expense. Thank you.

AGM:  Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 29 August after the Combined Service at St Stephens at 10.30am.

College Road duty Roster for June/July/Aug  If you are NOT available to be on the roster over the next 3 months.  Please    reply to Carol 686 0981 by Fri 13 August.

Journey 21:  Meets at C-Bay carpark, 9am, Sunday 15 August  The theme for August is ‘Going Slow.”  All welcome   Contact:  Ellen  ph  03 685 6126.

Plant Sale is on 18 September:  Now is the time to pot up those plants for the Plant Sale. Please look around your garden (or your friend’s garden!) to find cuttings to pot up, so they can grow roots by 18 September. Empty pots are also welcome, but we MUCH prefer the full ones! If you need help please ring Bev 686 1207 or Murray 686 1629 .

The St Mary’s Association of Anglican Women extends a warm invitation to all our members to join them for their ‘Hospitality Day’ at 2pm on Thursday 26 August 2021 at St Mary’s Hall, 24 Church Street,  Timaru. Guest Speaker:  Wendy Nicol—BNZ.  RSVP by 20 August to Val, phone 684 5653

The Community Club:  Tuesdays, 1.30-3.30pm at St Stephens for Cards 500 and Indoor Bowls.  New members welcome. Contact:  Sid & Hazel 684 3478.

Firewood For Sale: $150 per cubic metre Apple Wood. Only available for August.  First in, first served. Proceeds go to    ‘Child Rescue.’  Ph Janie: 02102793076

Tai Chi:  Come and join in gentle exercise at St Stephen’s Hall, Thursdays 10.30am. All welcome. Contact: Michelle on 022 0523 810

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

Combined Church’s Prayer Meeting:   On 29 August at 7pm in the Elim Church, 7 Elizabeth Place, Timaru, we have our combined churches prayer meeting.. We encourage our congregations to be involved – this prayer meeting is a great reminder of our unity and shared mission.

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.

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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