Papanui building: The building is on schedule to be finished by the end of this month. Walk-through dates will be made available as soon as possible for after that date. If you wish to donate toward any of the plants and chattels, information is available from Judith Souness or Gordon Shields. Information sheets are available at the back of the chapel.

Kilmarnock Edition: The group are performing on Friday 3 November, 7 p.m. at the Bryndwr Village Common. Tickets are $15 and are available from Lesley Compton, Anne Stewart, or the Bryndwr office. Supper is provided.

This is a great opportunity to bring friends, enjoy an evening of Celtic songs with audience participation, and experience the new building.

Spring Garage Sale: Saturday 11 November at the Bryndwr site. If you need anything to be picked up, let the office know – there is storage available at Bryndwr.

Village Camp: This will be held at Raincliff, South Canterbury on 17-19 November. The campsite has bunk rooms and caravan sites. For details contact Ken & Kath Newton ( or Catherine and Don McKellar (

Lilliput Library opening: Monday 6 November, 4 p.m. at The Village, Bryndwr. You are warmly invited to come along and share this opening celebration with the children of Kids Club. This will be an afternoon tea party. A small plate would be most appreciated, but is not a condition of attending! Everyone is most welcome.

APW PILLARS Christmas Hampers: It would be appreciated if you could donate some Christmas food (for example, mince pies, tinned fruit, biscuits, sweets) for PILLARS who help families of prisoners. There will be a box in the entrance at St Andrews to receive these items today and on 5 / 12 November. The hampers will be taken to PILLARS after APW’s last meeting on Wednesday 15 November.

Bryndwr Indoor Bowls: The Bowls club will be holding its Annual Meeting on 30 October at 7.30 p.m. The Bowls Club will then not meet again until March 2018.

Papanui office administrator: The search begins to find a replacement for Kathy. If you, or someone you know, might be interested in this part-time position, contact Anne Stewart in the first instance.

Theologians in the Cathedral: Mark Wilcox, General Manager of the NZ Anglican Pensions Board will be preaching at Sunday Evensong in the Transitional Cathedral at 5.00 p.m. on 29 October. A seminar on A theological economy: Kingdom versus Cash and refreshments will follow.

Burnside Primary school reading help: We are looking for someone who could fill a slot on Wednesday morning, 9.15 a.m. – 10 a.m., helping two children with their reading from 1 November until 6 December while Hannie and Frik de Beer are in Europe. You don’t need to be an ex‑teacher, just someone who enjoys the company of children. If you would like to help, or just to find out some more, please ring Linda Cowan (352 0512/ 0272479400) or email her at

Date Time Event Venue
Mon 30 9.30 a.m. Music Moments 1a Harewood Road
10 a.m. Pre-school music Bryndwr
3.15 p.m. Kids Club Bryndwr
7.30 p.m. Indoor Bowls A.G.M. Bryndwr
Tues 31 9.30 a.m. Music Moments Papanui Villa
10 a.m. Flybys Bryndwr
10.45 a.m. Creative Nest Papanui Villa
Wed 1 10 a.m. Pre-school music Bryndwr
11 a.m. Mid-week worship Papanui villa
1 p.m. Fendalton Leisure Group Bryndwr
4 p.m. Buddy Zone Bryndwr
6.00 p.m. Appetite for Life Bryndwr
Thurs 2 10 a.m. Pre-school music Bryndwr
1 p.m. Foot clinic Bryndwr
Fri 3 10 a.m. Craft Group Bryndwr
1 p.m. Foot clinic Bryndwr
1.15 p.m. Indoor bowls Bryndwr
7 p.m. Kilmarnock Edition Bryndwr
Sat 4 9.30 a.m. Clothing shop Bryndwr
Sun 5 8.30 a.m. The Gathering Bryndwr
10 a.m. Worship St Andrew’s College
6 p.m. Table Talk Bryndwr


Helpers @ STAC (5 November)

Welcoming team: Denis Elvidge, Margret McKenzie, Christine Arnold, Vivienne Jackson

Readers: Kate Boardman, David Small

Counters: Margaret McKenzie, Keith Cramond

Technician: Grant Muir

Morning tea: Frances Coburn, Margaret Beaver, Barbara Mitchell, Peter Reid

Bryndwr grounds: Peter Rowe

  Bible Readings, Sunday 5 November

Joshua 3: 7-17

Psalm 107: 1-7, 33-37

1 Thessalonians 2: 9-13

Matthew 23: 1-12