Dog walking service:  Anna who is a student at St Margaret’s is looking for work walking dogs – she is 12 years old and is looking for customers in Bishopdale and Merivale – Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat & Sun 4-6pm.  School holidays 10am-6pm on most days.  First walk free.  Price and time are negotiable.  Ph the office for contact information to arrange.

The Village Church website:  A reminder that our weekly notices and calendar of activities appear on our Village Church website at ‘What’s on in The Village’ on Monday each week.  The Sermons are available by going to the ‘Reflections’ area on the home page.

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 or Deirdre at the Bryndwr office 351 6664.

ALPINE PRESBYTERY are gathering at The Village Bryndwr on 11 and 12 September.  This replaces the March gathering that had to be cancelled due to the lockdown.  They have given the parish the opportunity to cater for this event, which the Hospitality team have agreed to take up.  They would appreciate some help around the supply of biscuits, muffins and slices.  If you are able to help with this, please contact, Kath N., Lesley C., Frances C., Ann H. or Anne Stewart. 

Friendly Circle Lunch:  A warm welcome is extended to join in a monthly social gathering over a midday meal.  Next get together is Tuesday 8 September.  For information or to RSVP (for catering) please phone Jennifer.

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

Euthanasia – Anne Stewart is currently looking for any questions you might wish could be answered regarding the upcoming referendum.  The team that the questions will be put to are Rev Dr Murray Rae (theologian), Dr Kate Grundy (head of palliative care CDHB), and Dr Ruth Ballantyne (lecturer in family law Canterbury University – and familiar with the Bill we are to vote on).  If you have any questions please let Anne Stewart know.

“Found” The following items were left at The Village Bryndwr last weekend and can be claimed from Deirdre at the office:-

  • Black face mask
  • Black gloves
SepTimeEventVenue
Sun 610.00amWorship ServiceBryndwr
6.00pmTable TalkPapanui
Mon 79.30amMusic MomentsPapanui
10.00amPre-School MusicBryndwr
2.00pmSayGo Falls PreventionPapanui
3.15pmKids ClubBryndwr
7.00pmIndoor BowlsBryndwr
Tue 810.00amFly-BysBryndwr
10.00amCreative Nest drop-in morningPapanui
12.00pmFriendly Circle Lunch (Kenwyn Ave)Ph Jennifer
7.00pmParish CouncilPapanui
Wed 99.45amBadmintonPapanui
10.00amPre-School MusicBryndwr
Thur 1010.00amPre-School MusicBryndwr
11.30amWorship/Lunch/ActivitiesPapanui
6.30pmYouth GroupBryndwr
Fri 11 Papanui office opens mid-morningPapanui
1.15pmIndoor BowlsPapanui
Sat 129.30amClothing ShopBryndwr
Sun 1310.00amWorship ServiceBryndwr
11.00amBook StallBryndwr

(13th September 2020) Helpers @ Bryndwr, 10am

Welcoming team:           Denis and Estelle Elvidge, Jenny and Trevor Agnew.

Readers:                       Judith Souness, Margaret Weiss.

Technician:                    Donald McKellar.

Counting:                      Frances Coburn, Allan Marshall.

Morning Tea:                 Annie and Kate Boardman, Vivienne Jackson, Jane Agnew.

Grounds at Bryndwr:       Jim Hudson.