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

Weekly Notices 14 November 2021

Mission Project: Last week we raised $332.40  for the Leprosy Mission appeal for PNG.  Thank you for your donations.

College Road Roster for DATA  We would like more Volunteers for the DATA Desk.

There will be training. Please reply to Carol 686 0981.

Mission Group: A Christmas collection of toiletries for the Women’s Refuge will begin on Sunday 14 November and continue till Sunday 12 December. There will be labelled boxes in both churches for your donation.  Thank you.

Presbyterian Women: Lunch Group:  Our Christmas Luncheon will be held at the Timaru Town and Country Club on Wednesday 17 November at 12 Noon. There is ample parking. Main Meals, light  meals, muffin with a cuppa etc. are all available. For those wishing to attend please let Dianne 686 0440 or Dawn 686 0595 know by Monday 15 November.  Apologies or rides required please contact the above.

Evening Group :  Have their Christmas pot luck meal at Linda Fraser’s home on  Tuesday 23 November at 7pm. Please bring an item for the food bank. Any queries to Linda 027 688 9170.

Recycle / Upcycle Market Day:
Saturday 27 November starting at 9am at St Stephens Church Hall, 349 Wai-iti Road
Available:    Stall for $20
Car boot for $10
Each stall responsible for own table,
stock, float, and removal of leftovers.
More details phone:
Dawn  686 0595,  Bev  686 1207 or
Helen  684 6403 / 021 768 973

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.

Youth Group: Meets Sundays 5.30-7.30pm at St Stephens .  For more details, please contact Margaret ph 688 8840.

Community Lunch:  Our Christmas lunch is 23 November at 12 noon at St Stephens Church Hall. Please join with us as we celebrate the warm weather cost $10 payable at the door.  To reserve your place at the table please contact Bev 686 1207, Sid 684 3478 or the office ph 686 0981.

Journey 21:  Meets at C-Bay carpark, 9am, Sunday 21 November.  The theme for November is:  ‘Nature’s Gardens in the Clouds’.  All welcome. Contact:  Ellen  ph 027 772 3146.

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

Meeting Mondays 11am at St Stephens.  Finding new life in the Parables of Jesus.  Last Monday of the 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.

Mission Magazine Updates:   Check out the magazine holder in Foyers for the latest


  • Leprosy Mission Christmas Catalogue
  • Samaritan’s Purse Gift Catalogue
  • World Vision
  • CWS—Gifts to Grow Hope Catalogue
  • Barnabasaid

Feel free to take and make some ones Christmas better.

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.

Theology @ Otago 2022. Campus and distance learning.  Explore faith, yourself and the world.  See Brochure in magazine holder re semesters etc.

Changes of Address etc:  Please advise the church office of any changes.  Thank you.

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


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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