Friendly Circle catered Christmas Lunch:  Tuesday 15 December – arrive at midday for a 12.30pm meal. Ph Jennifer or Pat to rsvp or for more information (including venue).  Lunch is provided – All welcome! 

Art Exhibition this weekend:  The joint exhibition of art, craft and writing ‘Creativity and Community’ is open (Saturday and) Sunday 6 Dec 10.30am until 4.30pm.  We would love you to come and see something of the work all our creative groups have produced throughout the year.  The artworks are not for sale but there will be cards and bookmarks (along with a few other ‘bits & pieces’ which could be suitable as Christmas gifts) produced by the artists for sale, with all proceeds going to KidsCan.

Christmas Dance – All are welcome to join the ‘begin with Bill’ group for a Christmas Dance, December 6 at the Village Papanui, 1.30pm.  No charge (bring a plate).

Women’s Fellowship End of Year Get Together For our final meeting of the year, all ladies of the parish are invited to join us for “coffee and cake” at Kath N’s on Saturday 12 December at 2pm.  Please RSVP to Kath or Catherine M.  If transport is required, contact Catherine.

Children’s Christmas Service  – 10am service Sunday 13th December  Come along and celebrate Christmas with the young people of the Village. Everyone is welcome at this special service– bring your children, your grandchildren and your neighbours! Morning tea will follow the service.  If you are able to bring a plate of child-friendly food to share, it would be much appreciated.

Carols at Riccarton Bush 6.30pm Sunday 13 December.  Hosted by Riccarton-Spreydon Anglican Parish with music by Addington Brass.  Donations being collected for the Christchurch City Mission.  All welcome!

Donations welcomed:  for anyone who would like to offer support to people through Presbyterian Support, we have had notice that they are running very low on these items:-

Nappies and wipes, baby bath wash, sanitary items for mums, toothpaste and brushes, deodorants, shampoo and conditioner, soap.  Deliver to 44 Bealey Ave, or ph Megan 3638 209.

Also welcomed are non-perishable food items for donation to families at Burnside Primary School and to the City Mission.  These can be placed in our collection basket each Sunday.  Thank you for your support and help.

Book Stall:  Last one for 2020, after the 6 Dec. Service.

Roster reminder: please let Tracey know by Tuesday 8 December if you are going to be away Jan, Feb or March 2021. 

Services from 24 December:

Christmas Eve

6.30pm Children’s Service at the Village Bryndwr


9.30pm Candlelight Service at the Village Papanui

Christmas Day

10am Celebration at St Andrew’s College Chapel, Normans Road.

Sunday 27 December

10am Combined Churches at the Village Bryndwr

Sunday 3 January

10am Service at Christchurch North, Redwood, 2 Daniels Rd

Sunday 10 January

10am Service at the Village Bryndwr (and each Sunday from this weekend).

Sun 610.00amWorshipBryndwr
Last dayArt Exhibition 10.30am-4.30pmPapanui
1.15pmBegin with Bill Christmas dancePapanui
Mon 79.30amMusic MomentsPapanui
10.00amPre-School MusicBryndwr
 (SayGo has finished for 2020) 
3.15pmKids ClubBryndwr
Tues 810.00amFlyBysBryndwr
 (Creative Nest has finished for 2020) 
7.00pmParish CouncilPapanui
Wed 99.45amBadmintonPapanui
10.00amPre-School MusicBryndwr
Thurs 1010.00amPre-School MusicBryndwr
11.30amWorship (+lunch & activities)Papanui
1.00pmFoot ClinicBryndwr
6.30pmYouth GroupBryndwr
Fri 111.00pmFoot ClinicBryndwr
Sat 129.30amClothing Shop  Bryndwr
Sun 1310.00amWorshipBryndwr

Our Papanui office closes Friday 18 December at midday and re-opens Monday 18 January at 9.30am.

Our Bryndwr office closes Thursday 24 December at 11.30am and re-opens Monday 18 January at 9.00am.

Helpers @ Bryndwr 10am (13 December 2020)

Setup:                          Frik de Beer, Andrew Souness.

Welcoming team:           Ian and Janice Cundall, Mollie Woods.

Readers:                       Judith Souness, Julie Laing.

Technician:                    Liam Boardman.

Counting:                      Margaret McKenzie, Mitch Mitchell.

Morning Tea:                 Frances Coburn, Judith and Andrew.

Grounds at Bryndwr:       Don McKellar.