Notices 31 January – 7 February

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions is requiring all churches to urgently provide information. For The Village Presbyterian Church, this would involve looking at any abuse that may have...

Notices 24 – 31 January

Article on violent US events: We have all heard various responses, some expected, some needed, and some unhelpful to the chaotic violent events that happened in the US Capitol on January 6. This article is a good read. It is a somewhat sad but probably necessary...

Christmas and January services

Worship Services – dates & locations: Christmas Eve 6.30pm Children’s Service at the Village Bryndwr and 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...

Notices 20 – 27 December

“Carols in the Churchyard” Sunday 20 December at 5.00pm – St Paul’s Anglican Church, 1 Harewood Road, Papanui.  Bring blankets and a picnic.  Listen to the bells and join in the carol singing. Parish Council report:  The parish council held our final...

Notices 13 – 20 December

Friendly Circle catered Christmas Lunch:  Tuesday 15 December – arrive at midday for a 12.30pm meal. Ph Jennifer or Pat to rsvp by Monday 14, or for more information (including venue).  Lunch is provided - All welcome! Carols at Riccarton Bush 6.30pm Sunday 13...

Notices 5 – 13 December

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,...

Notices 29 November – 6 December

Room to rent: the mother and daughter moving here from Australia have obtained a 3 bdrm home in Bishopdale to rent.  They are now looking for a Christian woman to share the home with them, and offer a double bedroom from Jan 1 2021.  Contact Tracey at the office for...

Notices 22 – 29 November

Non-perishable food donations for Burnside Primary School – and for the Christchurch City Mission - can be brought to Bryndwr or Papanui offices – or placed in the basket at Bryndwr each Sunday at 10am.  Suggestions: breakfast cereal, tins of fruit, spaghetti and...

Notices 15 – 22 November

Non-perishable food donations for Burnside Primary School – and for the Christchurch City Mission - can be brought to Bryndwr or Papanui offices – or placed in the basket at Bryndwr each Sunday at 10am.  Suggestions: breakfast cereal, tins of fruit, spaghetti and...

Notices 8 – 15 November

Food donations for Burnside Primary School families in need can be brought to Bryndwr or Papanui offices – or placed in the basket at Bryndwr each Sunday at 10am.  Suggestions: breakfast cereal, tins of fruit, spaghetti and baked beans, biscuits, tea, coffee,...