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

Weekly Notices 3 October 2021

Link Deadline:  Please send copy for the Sept/Oct Link to:  link@timarupres.org.nz or drop into the Church Office by Friday 8 October

AGM:  Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 10 October after the  Combined Service at Trinity at 10am.

Mission Project::  October’s project is raising funds for Westport Ministers’ Association flood recovery and support.

Operation Christmas Boxes 2021:  We would like to support this project again this year. Each box is to contain something to wear, something to play with, something for school, something to love, something special and something for personal hygiene for boys and girls in ages 2-14 years.  You are all invited to support this by providing items as above or make a      contribution towards travel costs which is $10 per box. If you wish to fill your own box please remember to include the transport cost of $10. A box will be in each foyer for you to put in the items or leave the donation. I will have a supply of the OCC boxes available soon. Unfortunately due to Covid there is not the same amount of time to collect the goods and boxes with final date being the  17 October.  For further information contact Judith  688 6004.

Eatwell Fruit & Vege Co-op:  Market-fresh fruit & vegetables.  Packs $15 or $10.  Text or phone 022 123 3663 or Facebook: facebook.com/eatwelltimaru & message to order, for a pack each Thursday for pick up on the following Tuesday.

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

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

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.

Reflections:  Mondays 11am at St Stephens starting Monday 4 October.  Finding new life in the Parables of Jesus.  Join us for a six week series exploring God’s story and our stories through the parables of Jesus.  Contact Helen ph  021 768 973 or 684 6403 and leave a   message.

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

Bible Society Spring Safari:  This will take place on Saturday 16 October. We will visit the Anglican Churches around Geraldine. We will meet at the Life Church car park at 12pm for car sharing and have a picnic lunch at St Stephen’s (Peel Forest) at 1pm. This is followed by the Church of the Holy Innocents, St Thomas’s and St Anne’s, before finishing for afternoon tea at St Mary’s in Geraldine. Wet weather option:  Meet at 12.30pm at Life Church with lunch in your tummy and be at St Stephen’s (Peel Forest) at 1.30pm. Money raised will bring bibles to Syria, El Salvador and Eritrea.

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.

All users of our Churches, Hall, Foyer, Lounge and Rooms at St Stephens and  Trinity  If you are the last person in your group to use the rooms, please make sure that the lights and heaters/heat pumps are turned off, and all the windows are closed.

For Sale:  Timaru Host Lions Club is at present selling a range of products that are really good for your garden.  *Bioblend compost $6 a bag  *Blood and bone $10  *Lime $5  Free delivery for all orders.  Phone Kevin 683 1190 or 027 352 1775

Christian Superstore Timaru, 102 Stafford Street, Timaru:   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.

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


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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