Evening Circle: meet Sunday, 26 November, at 5.30 p.m. at Rosemary Braithwaite’s home. If you want to attend, phone Rosemary.

 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 anne@villagechurch.nz or kathy@villagechurch.nz know as soon as possible.

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.

Pillars: A huge thank you to all the generous people who provided Christmas goodies for families of Pillars.

A.P.W. had a service to bless the food and families before it was taken to Pillars.

 Kids’ Club: The Kids’ Club would appreciate cardboard rolls please. The type of rolls from cooking paper etc. Thank you

Bryndwr Grounds Roster: A new roster has been prepared and emailed to those involved in the maintenance of the grounds at Bryndwr. Please contact Leone at the office if you have not received the email, or if you are interested to be involved in this service in the future.

Truffles needed!- We would like to give a small package of truffles as a Christmas gift and thank you to the Burnside Primary school staff for all the hard work they do throughout the year. We will gift them at a school morning tea on Tuesday, 12 December. If you are able to make some truffles for this, we would be very grateful.  If they are suitable for freezing, you can bring them to the Village Bryndwr office between 9am – 12noon Tuesday – Friday. Otherwise please bring them to the Sunday 10am church service on 10 December. Contact Linda Cowan (lindacowan@xtra.co.nz / 3520512)  or Mary Jo Chase (maryjochase@yahoo.com) for more information.

Christ the King Choir Concert: To celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King the CTK parish choir is holding a free concert today, Sunday 26 November from 4.00 to 5.30 p.m. in the church at 90 Greers Road. A programme of sacred and contemporary choral music has been prepared. You are invited to come and bring a friend or two.

Theology House: are offering study options for home or small group use. Study theology and ministry at NZQA Level 5 for minimal cost and maximal reward. Mix of face to face learning and online tutorials. Three courses offered in 2018. All details at www.theologyhouse.ac.nz or ring Claire on 03 341 3399. Enrolment by 1 February 2018 for Semester 1 courses.

Date Time Event Venue
Sun 26 5.30 p.m. Evening circle (final for year) See notice
Mon 27 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 28 10 a.m. Flybys Bryndwr
10 a.m. Twins Plus Club Bryndwr
10.45 a.m. Creative Nest Papanui Villa
Wed 29 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 30 10 a.m. Pre-school music Bryndwr
10 a.m. Pop-Ins Papanui villa
Fri 1 10.00 a.m. Craft Group Bryndwr
Sat 2 9.30 a.m. Clothing Shop Bryndwr
Sun 3 10 a.m. Worship (Children’s service) St Andrew’s College
6 p.m. Table Talk Bryndwr


Helpers @ St Andrews College (3 December)

 Welcoming team: Anne Foote, Margaret Beaver and some younger folk

Readers: Young people

Counters: Peter Reid, Christine Arnold

Technician: Liam Boardman

Morning tea: David Smail, Frances Coburn and some younger folk

Bryndwr grounds: Don McKellar

  Bible Readings, Sunday 3 December Advent 1


Isaiah 64: 1-9

Psalm 80: 1-7, 17-19

1 Corinthians 1: 3-9

Mark 13: 24-37