Notices 15 – 22 July

Woman’s Fellowship: We are meeting for “Oliver Sewell’s vocal recital” from 12:10-1:00pm on Tuesday 24th July at The Piano, 156 Armagh Street. RSVP to Adrienne Rowe. Everyone is welcome! (Oliver is Adrienne and Peter Rowe’s grandson who sang at a Village service in...

Reflection 15 July

Matthew 20:1-16 and Isaiah 40:3-8 Reflection by Anne Stewart Rumour has it that Martin has been preaching up a storm over the past couple of weeks, leaving me with a bit of work to do this morning if I am to try to live up to what he has been offering.  I just want to...

Notices 8 – 15 July

Bookstall: A reminder that the bookstall will be available (8th July) at 11am after the service. Friendly Circle Lunch:  This month’s lunch will be held Tuesday 10th July, 12 noon, at Papanui.  Everyone welcome.  Any queries phone Pat Dunstan. Free, Fun,...

Reflection 8 July

Luke 16:19-31 The Rich Man & Lazarus Reflection by Mart the Rev This is such a confronting parable.  When I first sat with it this week I wrote this prayer/poem thing: I want to hear.  I want to listen carefully and I want to listen deeply. I want to listen even...

Reflection 1 July

Luke 16:1-9 & 10-15 Not everything is to be understood Reflection by Mart the Rev I started out preparing this reflection by typing these words: “This is the impossible parable! Avoid it!”  For nearly 30 years I have done exactly that.  But this year, as I...