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

Weekly Notices 10 October 2021

AGM:  Our Annual General Meeting will be held after the Combined Service at Trinity this morning.

Mission Project::  Total money raised last Sunday $303.10  for Westport Ministers’             Association flood recovery and support.  Thankyou for your donations

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.

Presbyterian Women: Evening Group meet on Tuesday 12 October 7pm at Margaret’s home 37 Elizabeth St.  Our speaker will be Rev. Sue Dickson. Enquiries to Linda  027 688 9170. All most Welcome.

Reflections:  Meeting Mondays 11am at St Stephens.  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.

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.

Journey 21:  Meets at C-Bay carpark, 9am, Sunday 17 October.  The theme for October is:  Fools and Dreamers—a reflection on the work of  Hugh Wilson.  All welcome. Contact:  Ellen  ph 027 772 3146.

Buy and Supply : will start up again on Sunday 17th. October. The money raised will be forwarded to Family Work’s for their ‘Grandparents helping Grandchildren’    programme. Please support this worthwhile project.

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:   We are still receiving new stock all the time. Though stock is delayed through shipping   issues, we have a great selection of New Zealand created giftware. Such as coloured  slated plaques from $19.99 to carved wooden signs with various phrases from $24.99.  Our movie nights continue with an old favourite “God’s Not Dead” on 30 October at 6pm. In the spacious hall of Wilson Street Baptist Church we host a movie offering a debate and discussion for the proof of God in our lives. Bring your friends for a family friendly night out. 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.

Live Streaming:  This Sunday morning at the 10.00am service at Trinity.

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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