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

Weekly Notices 22 May 2022

Community lunch:  Is all go this Tuesday 24 May at 12noon at St Stephen’s church hall.  Cost of 2 course meal $10 payable at the door.  To book your place please ring:

Bev ph 686 0858 or Sid ph 684 3478.  We take late bookings.  Also anyone keen to help in the kitchen, please come.

Serving morning tea at St Stephens:  If you can help we would love to have you on the roster.  Frequency can be discussed.  If you are interested let those serving     morning tea know or contact Rose (at the church office) ph 686 0981.

Hospice Awareness Week: 16—22 May:  You are invited to the following free events:

  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Burning of the cards from the Tree of Remembrance Campaign.
  • Supporting Grieving Children.
  • Wills, POA’s Leaving a Legacy.

You are welcome to join in a guided tour through the Hospice after any of these events. Ph 03 687 7670 for more info

See poster in foyer for dates and times.

Rhythm Kids:  Meets at Trinity Hall every Tuesday during the school term from 10.00am—11.00am.  Contact Helen ph 684 6403 or 021 768 973.

Buy and Supply will stop on May 29th.  For the remaining Sunday’s the funds raised will go to Christian World Service’s Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine.

Recycle or Upcycle Market Day:  Saturday 18 June, 9am at Trinity Community Centre, 22 College Road.  Available: Stall for $20   Car Boot $10.  Each stall responsible for their own table, stock, float and removal of leftovers.  Ph Dawn 686 0595, Bev 686 0858 or Helen 684 6403, 021 768 973

Food Bank Items:  Extra suggestions from Family Works, as well as the usual general sort of items:

  • Shampoo, conditioner & Deodorants, 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.
  • Spreads
  • 750g or less blocks of cheese.

Alpine Presbytery Newsletter:  Keep up to date on what is happening in our Alpine Presbytery.  A few copies of the Newsletter are being placed on the table in Foyers each week.  Pick up a copy, you might find something of interest in it.  If you are not on our email list and would like a copy emailed, please contact our  office  phone 686 0981.

Link Deadline:  Please send copy for the June/July Link to:  link@timarupres.org.nz or drop into the Church Office by Friday 3 June.

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

Between God and a Hard Place:  By Michael Corby. This is a recently published  book. A Re-examination of the Church Missionary Society Evangelisation of Maori 1814-40. ISBN 978-0-473-59604-0.  The book is $60 plus $7.20 postage. More information on the book is in the Foyer on the table.

Covid 19—Symptoms:                 

Fever – Cough -Tiredness – Loss of taste or smell – Sore throat – Headache – Aches & pains – Diarrhoea –

Rash on skin, or discolouration of finger or toes – Red or irritated eyes

Serious Sympthoms:  Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath – Loss of speech or mobility, or confusion – Chest pain

Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms.

What to do if you test positive:  We would ask that if you do test positive and have been at church or any group using our facilities that you please contact the church office so we can spread the word, stay alert to any symptoms and isolate cases as needed.

If you test positive for Covid-19:

  • You must self-isolate and stay at home or your accommodation, unless a health professional tells you otherwise.
  • You can only leave to get medical care or in an emergency.
  • You cannot have visitors.
  • Tell people you spent time with from 2 days before you started having symptoms or tested positive.

Live Streaming:  10.30am service at St Stephens

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