Bookstall: A reminder that the bookstall will be available Sunday (10th June) after the 10 am service.
Friendly Circle Lunch: This month’s lunch will be held Tuesday 12th June, 12 noon, at Papanui. Everyone welcome. Any queries phone Pat Dunstan.
The Village Leisure Group: Don’t let wintry Wednesdays get you down. Warm up with a cuppa and company! Wednesdays from 1-3pm at The Village Bryndwr; enjoy activities, outings and afternoon tea. For more information, contact Leone on 351-6664 or Mary Jo Chase at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Creative Nest is open on Tuesday mornings at Papanui. Pop in any time from 10am. Scrabble, jigsaw puzzles, etc as well as craft. Enquiries to Margaret.
The Brainwave Trust are presenting on the adolescent brain at St Mark’s, 7:30pm on 25 June, at 150 Withells Road. Anyone who has children or grandchildren aged from about 10 to 19, or anyone who works with this age group, will benefit from gaining insights into why they behave the way they do, and how we can cope with this behaviour! Content will cover:
- Adolescence is a time of transition from childhood to adulthood that involves intellectual, physical, social, emotional and hormonal changes
- The important role of parents and other adults in providing guidance and support through this transition
- The increased importance of peers
- Positive and negative aspects of risk-taking
- Recognising and enhancing adolescents’ strengths
- Changes in sleep patterns
- Exploring the potential influence of alcohol use
- Benefits and risks associated with social media use
The presenter is Jim Sole. He has been a police officer for 27 years and a qualified Youth Aid Officer.
His focus is on the impact of family violence on children. The cost of this event is $10 per person, which includes supper. To book please email: email@example.com
Food Parcels and Hygiene Packs: for Burnside Primary School. Currently needed are: Canned spaghetti and baked beans, canned vegetables (corn, tomatoes) and canned fruit, pasta, rice, canned tuna fish, breakfast cereal, toilet paper, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, shampoo and dishwashing liquid. Thank you for your continued support.
Entertainment Books: The 2018-19 issue has arrived. Each book purchased ($70 each) through Gordon gives $14 to The Village Church. Inquiries to Gordon Shields 352 5666 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Life Companion Driving: Offering a safe, reliable, friendly driving and companion service which provides more than a simple taxi ride. Prices are very competitive. Contact to discuss your requirements by phoning 027 7755 671 or email email@example.com
Indoor Bowls @ Bryndwr: The Village Bowling Club starts the new bowls season on March 19th at Bryndwr. New players will be most welcome and tuition can be given if you have never played before. It is a very social group and only mildly competitive. Please wear soft soled shoes (eg sneakers) and be there at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. Contact Mitch Mitchell or Janice Cundall for any queries.
Indoor Bowls: Join us at Papanui on a Friday afternoon 1.30 to 3.00 pm, for a social game of indoor bowls. No previous experience needed. The first afternoon will be Fri 2nd March. Please be there by 1.15 pm and wear flat, soft-soled shoes. Specially catering for those who can’t come to evening bowls at Bryndwr. Contact Margaret Shields for further details.
Midweek Service: The midweek worship service happens at Papanui each Wednesday during term time. Begins at 11am with a cuppa. Everyone is welcome.
How good is good enough? How do we know if we are doing enough good in the world? Daniel McKay, Philosopher and Ethicist from Canterbury University, will be speaking on these questions, and also touch on issues of effective altruism, moral obligation and moral demandingness. The Chapman Room, Christ’s College, Thursday 14 June, 7:30pm. Bookings at www.christscollege.com/community/centre-for-ethics-and-spirituality/
Prophets in the Cathedral: Sunday Evensongs, 5pm @ The Transitional Cathedral. Sunday 24 June: Dr Peter Carrell will be giving a seminar on ‘Edge or Centre: Prophecy in the 21st Century’. Discussion and refreshments to follow. All welcome!
Date Time Event Venue Sun 10 8.30am The Gathering Bryndwr 10.00am Worship StAC 11am Book Stall StAC 11am Cheese Roll collection StAC Mon 11 9.30am Music Moments Papanui 10.00am Pre-School Music Bryndwr 2.00pm Falls Prevention Class Papanui 3.15pm Kids Club Bryndwr 7.15pm Indoor Bowls Bryndwr Tues 12 10.00am Fly Bys Bryndwr 10.00am Creative Nest ‘drop-ins’ Papanui 12.00pm Friendly Circle Lunch Papanui 5.30pm Grounded Papanui 7.00pm Parish Council Papanui Wed 13 9.45am Badminton Papanui 10.00am Pre-School Music Bryndwr 11.00am Mid-week Worship Papanui 1.00pm Village Leisure Group Bryndwr 4.00pm Buddy Zone Bryndwr 6.00pm Line Dancing Bryndwr Thurs 14 10.00am Pre-School Music Bryndwr 10.15am Pop-Ins Papanui Fri 15 10.00am Craft Group Bryndwr 1.15pm Indoor Bowls Papanui Sat 16 9.30am Clothing Shop Bryndwr Sun 17 8.30am The Gathering Bryndwr 10.00am Worship StAC 6.00pm Table Talk Papanui
Helpers @ St Andrew’s College 10am (17 June)
Welcoming team: David Brown, Gordon Shields, Margaret Shields, Lynn Brown
Readers: Catherine McKellar, David Brown
Counters: Margaret McKenzie, Vivienne Jackson
Communion: Gavin James, Ruth Cooper, Ian & Janice Cundall, Alice & Bryan Wright
Technician: Donald McKellar
Morning tea: Peter & Adrienne Rowe, David & Joy Coster
Musician: Murray Compton
Grounds @ Bryndwr: Ian Cundall
Next week’s readings:-
1 Samuel 15: 34-16: 13 Psalm 20
2 Corinthians 5: 6-10, 14-17 Mark 4: 26-34