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Thought for the week

Thought For The Week 18 October 2020

Last weekend I had the privilege of going to Hanmer to the Alpine Presbytery retreat.  It’s always good to catch up with people from around the country.  Our retreats really are the heartbeat of our life together as the Alpine Presbytery, where we work out together what it means to be followers of Jesus in […]

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Thought For The Week 11 October 2020

When the Brent’s away, the mice will pray! As many of you will know, Brent is taking some leave over the next four weeks.  During that time he will be embarking upon a 10 day tour of the South Island on his very own, human powered bicycle.  What an exciting adventure!  What a Brave undertaking!  […]

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Thought For The Week 4 October 2020

Welcome to our combined service this morning. Did you know that  Thursday 1st October was the International Day of Older Persons? Our National Moderator offers these thoughts of blessing: I am writing to express great appreciation of our ‘older persons’, our most senior members. We acknowledge the support and help that our older people give […]

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Thought For The Week 27 September 2020

I grew up in a family that loved our pet cats.  Cats are sometimes considered somewhat aloof, but they’re also affectionate, warm and fuzzy. Pets teach us about the wonder of life, the beauty of creation, and the gift of caring for another. Pets teach us to love. And as we learn to love, we […]

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Thought For The Week 20 September 2020

Welcome to our services today. We are looking forward to what Rory has to share and of course being together to worship our Lord and  enjoy fellowship with each other. A special welcome if you are visiting with us- we hope you enjoy the service. Some of you- but not all- will know that I […]

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Thought for the Week 13 September 2020

  Spring has definitely sprung here in Timaru. There are so many little things to love about this time of year – the birdsong – the blossom – the green, green grass – the fresh taste of new life in the air.  All of those little things add up to a resplendent whole. Little things can often […]

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Thought For The Week 06 September 2020

Welcome to our services of worship this week. Our newly commissioned  Pastoral Elder, Lois Shipley will be conducting the Trinity service and preaching at both sites. Lois always brings an insightful reflection on scripture so it’s a delight to have her in the pulpit today. Last Wednesday we farewelled June Barker. It was a privilege […]

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Thought For The Week 30 August 2020

Who would have thought when we had our last A.G.M that we were about to embark on the year we have just had. For some of us it has been a chance to get those chores done we never get around to, a space for rest, reflection and renewal but for many it has been […]

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Thought For The Week 23 September 2020

In my role on the Presbytery Council I am privy to information about the parishes in our presbytery. Some are doing extraordinarily well- connecting with their communities in meaningful ways, looking after their folk well,  encouraging the gifts of the people to be expressed and developed, making room for a new generation of leaders etc. […]

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Thought For The Week 16 August 2020

Once again we have entered a time of uncertainty and fear.  By the time you read this, we will have more of an idea of what our immediate future looks like.  It is possible that we can get on top of this latest outbreak quickly, it is also possible that our lives will be disrupted […]

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