Tracking your movements: A reminder – even although there are no active cases of COVID-19 in the community – we have been asked by the Ministry of Health to keep a personal record of the places we go and when. Today please add Village Church BryndwrAugust 9th. Thank you.  For those who use the NZ Covid QR scanner, (which is working a lot better now) we have code posters displayed in our Bryndwr and Papanui buildings.  Please don’t hesitate to ask someone for help if you aren’t sure how to do the scan. 

Found – Brooch:  If you’re missing a brooch following the Sunday church service at Bryndwr 26 July, please phone the office, 351 6664.

A First Aid training course will be held at the Village Papanui on Saturday 29 August from 9am to 1pm.  The cost is $75.

If you would like to attend please contact Tracey at Papanui. Numbers are limited.

New deadline for Notices: Please have any requests for items to be included in the weekly notices to Tracey at by midday Tuesday each week. 

Notices and weekly calendar on our website:  A reminder that our weekly notices and calendar of activities appear on our Village Church website at the beginning of each week.

The Village Prayer Team:            If you or someone you know would benefit from having some prayer support then please feel free to send your requests to and the team will spring into action. (You can be assured of confidentiality).  There is also a box for you to pop any requests in, available on Thursdays and Sundays at our Services.

Friendly Circle Lunch:  The 2nd Tuesday Fellowship Lunch is postponed for one week (until 18th August). 

UC Connect public lecture: UC Connect: Earthquakes + Innovation = Resilience, presented by professors Geoff Rodgers, Geoff Chase and Alessandro Palermo, UC Engineering, 7pm – 8.30pm, Wednesday 12 August in C1 lecture theatre in C-Block, Ilam campus, Christchurch. Register to attend free:

Table Talk presents…  Sunday 16 August, 4-8pm at Hope Hornby

Creation Care: The Hope Seminar “Don’t let it go to Waste – A conference for God’s people who want to make a difference that is not just ‘rubbish’.”

4:00pm – Intergenerational Session and Workshops

5:30pm – Tea (Cost $10/person; $25/Family)

6:30 pm Evening Session and Workshops

You can attend 1, 2 or all of the sessions, but registrations are required

Are you a fixer-upper? Diy-er? Upcycler?  We need your skills at our first ever REPAIR CAFÉ, as part of our community market on Saturday 3 October from 9.30am.

We are looking for people who are a whizz with a screwdriver, sewing machine, electronics, glue … whatever … and who love fixing things!  Contact Megan 021 165 9498 or Deirdre at the Bryndwr office 351 6664.

NZ Community for Christian Meditation (Christchurch):  Community day, Saturday 15th August from 1pm-4pm at the Chapel Street Community Centre – Christchurch North Methodist Church, cnr Harewood Rd and Chapel St. 

Hazet Adam from the Wellington Islamic Community will be the speaker  – we look forward to learning about the faith traditions and practices of Islam in New Zealand, and to gaining a greater understanding of the similarities and the differences between our two faiths.  Tea and coffee provided.  A donation of $10 is requested to help with costs. 

Contact Chris Wilson for information, ph 029 357 8433.

Sun 910.00amBreakfast/Worship (from 9.30am) with Service at 10.00amBryndwr
11.00amBook StallBryndwr
Mon 109.30amMusic MomentsPapanui
10.00amPre-School MusicBryndwr
2.00pmSay-go Falls Prevention ‘Exercises’Papanui
3.15pmKids ClubBryndwr
7.00pmIndoor BowlsBryndwr
Tue 1110.00amFly-BysBryndwr
10.00amCreative Nest drop-inPapanui
7.00pmParish CouncilPapanui
Wed 129.45amBadmintonPapanui
10.00amPre-School MusicBryndwr
Thur 1310.00amPre-School MusicBryndwr
6.30pmYouth GroupBryndwr
Fri 141.15pmIndoor BowlsPapanui
Sat 159.30amClothing ShopBryndwr
Sun 1610.00amBreakfast/Worship (from 9.30am) with Service at 10.00amBryndwr
4pm…Table Talk, see notice aboveHope Church

16th August 2020 Helpers @ The Village, Bryndwr

Welcoming team:           Ian and Janice Cundall, Frik and Hannie de Beer.

Readers:                       Andrew and Judith Souness.

Communion:                 Ian and Janice Cundall, Annie and Kate Boardman, Salilo and Jerry Teo.

Technician:                    Donald McKellar.

Counting:                      Andrew Souness, Jane Agnew.

Morning Tea:                 David and Lynn Brown. Barbara Mitchell and Peter Reid.

Grounds at Bryndwr:       Donald McKellar.