The next edition of the Village Directory:  We will soon be printing the 2020 issue of our Directory.  If you have any changes (new email, address or phone numbers) we would appreciate being advised of these by Friday 29 November.  Email to or phone the Papanui office 352 6197.  Thank you.

Women’s Fellowship End of Year Gathering: Ladies, you are warmly invited to join in our annual end of year meal on 21st November at Thai Abalone Restaurant in Bishopdale Mall, at 6pm.  Please RSVP to Paula to book your place.  If transport is required, check in with Paula also.  Thank you.

A Night In Neverland:  See one of our own youth as a Lost Boy in Middleton Grange’s musical production of Peter Pan Jr. at the Grange Theatre on 21, 22, or 23 November. For more information and ticketing, go to:

Village Leisure Group:  Wednesday 13 November at 1pm, at The Village Bryndwr – Holiday crafts.

Celebrate Bishopdale 2019:  A great family fun day with a wide range of stalls and activities. Sunday 24 November at Bishopdale Park, 11am-2pm.  Free entry.  Food and craft items for sale.  Stage performances from schools, artists and organisations.  Have-a-go activities, arts and crafts, information stalls.  Free activities for kids including bouncy castle, climbing tower, snag inflatable golf, face painting, stone carving, henna tattoos, archery.

Bishopdale Skate Jam:  Aimed at 8-15 year old skateboarders (or those keen to have a go) and suitable for young and old audience.  Skate demonstrations, best trick comps, learn to skate and free sausage sizzle.  Skate bowl, Leacroft St (beside the Bishopdale Park fun day), Sunday 24 Nov, 11am-2pm.

Date Time Event Venue
Sun 10 10.00am Worship StAC
11.00am Book Stall 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
Tues 12 10.00am FlyBys Bryndwr
10.00am Creative Nest ‘drop-in’ Papanui
12.00pm Friendly Circle Lunch Contact office
7.00pm Parish Council Bryndwr
Wed 13 9.45am Badminton Papanui
10.00am Pre-School Music Bryndwr
11.00am Midweek Worship Papanui
1.00pm Village Leisure Club Bryndwr
Thurs 14 10.00am Pre-School Music Bryndwr
10.00am Pop-ins Papanui
6.30pm Youth Group Bryndwr
Fri 15 Canterbury Anniversary Day
Sat 16 9.30am Clothing Shop Bryndwr
Sun 17 8.30am The Gathering Bryndwr
10.00am Worship StAC
6.00pm Table Talk Bryndwr

Helpers @ St Andrew’s College 10am (17 November)

Welcoming team:           Denis Elvidge, Susan Peake, Julie Laing, Adrienne Rowe.

Readers:                       Gavin James, Maureen Alabaster.

Musician:                      Margaret Nelson.

Technician:                    Alan Maxwell.

Counting:                      Christine Arnold, Jane Agnew.

Morning Tea:                 David and Joy Coster, Susan Peake, Joy Kingsbury-Aitken.

Grounds at Bryndwr:       Don McKellar.