Papanui building: There will be an opportunity for a walk-through, date to be advised. 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.

Pot Lunch:  Everyone is welcome to this luncheon.  This month’s lunch will be held this Tuesday, 14 November, at 12 noon at Jennifer and Laurie Richards’ home Everyone welcome.

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 McKellar (

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. The hampers will be taken to PILLARS after APW’s last meeting on Wednesday 15 November.

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.

Women’s Fellowship: The final meeting for this year will be on Thursday 23 November at 7.30 pm.  All are welcome to our Christmas service which will be in the chapel at Bryndwr, followed by supper.

Parish Directory: The 2018 Directory is due to be printed very soon. If there are any changes you would like made in this please let Anne at or know as soon as possible.

November Communion will be on Sunday 26th this month rather than the usual 3rd Sunday, which would have been the 19th.

Village service @ Bryndwr:  We are trialling a new initiative for a mid-week worship/fellowship expression at Bryndwr, beginning on Wednesday 22 November at 5.30pm.  The evening will begin with worship from 5.40pm to 6pm and will be followed by shared food finishing by 7pm.

Christmas celebration of children: this service will be on 3 December and will involve many of the children of The Village. There will be a late morning tea/early lunch after the service and you are invited to bring a plate to contribute to this.

Date Time Event Venue
Sun 12 11 a.m. Bookstall after worship St Andrew’s College
Mon 13 9.30 a.m. Music Moments 1a Harewood Road
10 a.m. Pre-school music Bryndwr
12.30 p.m. Zumba Gold Bryndwr
3.15 p.m. Kids Club Bryndwr
Tues 14 10 a.m. Flybys Bryndwr
10.45 a.m. Creative Nest Papanui Villa
12 noon Pot Lunch See notice
Wed 15 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 16 10 a.m. Pre-school music Bryndwr

Village Camp 17-19 Nov

Sun 19 8.30 a.m. The Gathering Bryndwr
10 a.m. Worship St Andrew’s College


Helpers @ STAC (19 November) 

Welcoming team: Frances Coburn, Keren Ritchie, Bruce Cooper, Ruth Cooper

Readers: Nancy Morgan, Maureen Alabaster

Counters: Nicole Hill, Andrew Souness

Technician: Alan Maxwell

Morning tea: Lorraine Bunting, Bill McMaster, Donella Duff, Ellen McCrae

Bryndwr grounds: Mitch Mitchell

  Bible Readings, 19 November

Judges: 4: 1-7

Psalm 123

1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11

Matthew 25: 14-30