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

Thought for the week

Thought For The Week 28 February 2021

Welcome to our service of worship today. I’m so glad you have taken the time to join with God’s people to participate in the worship that is ever going on in heaven. Last Sunday Rory made the comment in his sermon that Lent involves stripping away the things that are un-necessary in our lives so […]

Continue Reading

Thought For The Week 21 February 2021

Tomorrow will mark 10 years since the tragic events of February 22nd, 2011. Just when we thought things were starting to go back to normal after the September earthquakes, everything was turned upside down all over again. I visited Christchurch as part of the support and relief effort 6 weeks after.  What I saw in that week […]

Continue Reading

Thought For The Week 14 February 2021

Welcome to our services of worship today, which happens to be Transfiguration Sunday, where Jesus is affirmed on the mountain as God’s Son and is given status above Moses (representing the law) and Elijah (representing the prophets). This is why Jesus is given the  ultimate authority, he being the ‘image of God’ (2 Cor 4:4). […]

Continue Reading

Thought For The Week 7 February 2021

Royal Commission of Inquiry into historical abuse. The government is currently conducting a Royal Commission of Inquiry into historical abuse in government institutions and faith-based care.  The scope of this inquiry is very broad and it includes all allegations and complaints that have been made to churches about abuse that might have taken place in situations where […]

Continue Reading

Thought For The Week 31 January 2021

Welcome to the new year. I hope you have all had a chance to refresh and get new wind for the coming year. Within the next week we will be back into the pattern of meetings and back to school. I think we were all hoping things would get back to normal, but at present […]

Continue Reading

Thought For The Week 20 December 2020

Well folks, Christmas isn’t just coming, it’s here! We have a joyful and creative worship schedule to help you draw near to the Holy One as we celebrate his coming once more. On Christmas Eve we have our Heiligabend (Holy Evening) service in the Trinity  Chapel, led by the Frank family.  There will be carols and a […]

Continue Reading

Thought Form The Week 13 December 2020

The theme for the third Sunday of Advent is joy and we have chosen this day to honour, celebrate and give thanks for the year. In particular we want to give thanks for the numerous acts of kindness and service offered as an expression of faith. The Church is not run by its ministers or […]

Continue Reading

Thought Form The Week 13 December 2020

The theme for the third Sunday of Advent is joy and we have chosen this day to honour, celebrate and give thanks for the year. In particular we want to give thanks for the numerous acts of kindness and service offered as an expression of faith. The Church is not run by its ministers or […]

Continue Reading

Thought For The Week 6 December 2020

It’s been a momentous week in the Grant household – Andrea and I are now parents to two teenagers!  It’s important to take the time and celebrate special moments and milestones in our lives – especially when times have been difficult. Today, we also celebrate a special family who have made a courageous journey from […]

Continue Reading

Thought For The Week 29 November 2020

I have a plaque that reads “Difficult roads often lead to Beautiful Destinations” It reminded me of my childhood trips on shingle roads, full of potholes on the West Coast and the amazing scenery that is found at the end of these roads,  vibrant lush bush, native birds and the sparkling water of the lakes. […]

Continue Reading