Clothing shop: The refurbished clothing shop is now open for business on Saturdays between 9.30 a.m. and 12 noon in its new location at the street end of the hall (previously the offices).
Pecking Order: St Andrew’s Amberley are having a showing of this locally made movie, on Monday 14 August at 8 p.m. in the Rangiora Town Hall Cinemas. The film maker will be present and there will be an opportunity to meet him. Cost $25.00. If you are interested, contact Anne Stewart.
Cheese rolls: If you have run out of cheese rolls, there will be an opportunity to replenish your stock. These will be made on Saturday morning 19 August at Bryndwr, ready for collection then or on Sunday 20 August. Orders can be left on the clipboards in the morning tea area after the service, or at the Bryndwr office.
Games night: This is planned for Friday 18 August, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at the Bryndwr site. This is a great opportunity to come and have some fun in the new building. The evening will begin with a pizza tea at 6 p.m., followed by a variety of games. Bring something to drink and some friends. The evening will finish with coffee and cake. A koha is invited to cover costs. For catering purposes, please indicate on the clipboard if you intend coming or contact Kathleen Anderson or Ann Hudson.
Rest home living: If you are giving any thought to moving to retirement village living, there is a free community seminar at the Hornby Working Men’s Club, 17 Carmen Road, on Wednesday 30 August at 10.30 a.m. This is offered by an independent agency and is designed to answer any questions in a safe and informative environment. If you are interested, contact Ellen McCrae or Anne Stewart.
Adapted Yoga/Pilates: Available at Bryndwr at different times during the week. For more information, contact Rebecca at 027 6908993, email email@example.com, or go to www.adaptedyogaandpilates.com.
Women’s fellowship: For those who are members, we are now collecting the 2017 annual subscription. $10.00 can be paid to Val Stammer or Catherine McKellar. Many thanks for your support.
Women’s fellowship: Meeting on 19 August at 12.30 p.m. at Bryndwr. All are welcome for soup and rolls for lunch, with tea, coffee and something sweet to follow. Share a funny story. Love to see you there. Jan.
Bread of Heaven/Daily Bread: Spend a day with Sara Miles, San Francisco author, founder and director of The Food Pantry on Wednesday 20 September, 10 a.m. to 3.15 p.m., at the Bryndwr building. Cost: $60 (includes lunch, pay on day or on invoice). To register, email Claire Bonner at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. on Friday 15 September.
Sharing the Good News in the 21st Century: Saturday 26 August, 9:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., at the Christchurch North Methodist Church, corner of Harewood Road and Chapel Street. This is a workshop for lay worship leaders, lay preachers, and all those involved in team ministry. Cost: $10 pp, $30 per parish. Bring lunch to share, morning and afternoon tea provided. To register, email Linda Cowan at email@example.com by 18 August.
Visit of Dr Sami Awad: The Oxford Terrace Baptist church is hosting the visit of this prominent Palestinian Christian and peace and reconciliation advocate. His visit on 6 September will be a must for anyone interested in Middle Eastern conflict, Holy Land issues, and those seeking insight into peace making and reconciliation. For details contact Martin or visit the Facebook event via Oxford Terrace Baptist Church, entitled Blessed are the Peacemakers.
|Sun 13||11 a.m.||Bookstall after worship||StAC|
|Mon 14||9.30 a.m.||Music Moments||1a Harewood Road|
|10 a.m.||Pre-school music||Bryndwr|
|3.15 p.m.||Kids Club||Bryndwr|
|7.15 p.m.||Indoor Bowls||Bryndwr|
|Tues 15||9.30 a.m.||Music Moments||Papanui Villa|
|10.45 a.m.||Creative Nest||Papanui Villa|
|5.30 p.m.||Grounded||Papanui Villa|
|Wed 16||10 a.m.||Pre-school music||Bryndwr|
|11 a.m.||Mid-week worship||Papanui|
|1 p.m.||Fendalton Leisure Group||Bryndwr|
|4 p.m.||Buddy Zone||Bryndwr|
|5.30 p.m.||Community Opening||Bryndwr|
|7.30 p.m.||Parish Council Meeting||Bryndwr|
|7.30 p.m.||St Giles Indoor Bowls||Papanui Methodist|
|Thurs 17||10 a.m.||Pre-school music||Bryndwr|
|10.15 a.m.||Pop-ins||Papanui Villa|
|Fri 18||10 a.m.||Craft Group||Bryndwr|
|1.15 p.m.||Indoor Bowls||Bryndwr|
|5.30 p.m.||Games Night||Bryndwr|
|Sat 19||9.30 a.m.||Clothing Shop opening||Bryndwr|
|12.30 p.m||Women’s Fellowship||Bryndwr|
|Sun 20||8.30 a.m.||The Gathering||Bryndwr|
|10 a.m.||Worship (Communion)||StAC|
|6 p.m.||Table Talk||de Beers’|
|Helpers @ STAC (20 August)
Welcoming team: Mitch Mitchell, David Coster, Joy Coster, Anne Foote
Readers: Linda Cowan, Margaret Simpson
Counters: Peter Reid, Bill McMaster
Communion: Jenny & Trevor Agnew, Catherine McKellar, Linda Cowan, Alice & Bryan Wright
Technician: Liam Boardman
Morning tea: David & Lynn Brown, Ali Husband, Marianne Joyce
Bryndwr grounds: Don McKellar
|Bible Readings, Sunday 20 August
Genesis 45: 1-15
Romans 11: 1-2a, 29-32
Matthew 15: (10-20), 21-28