Good Friday – March 29th                                 Easter Sunday – March 31st

10am at the Village Bryndwr                10am at the Village Bryndwr

                                                                   Morning tea with toasted Hot Cross Buns after Easter service.

Ministry Settlement Board (MSB) Nominations:  Parish Council is calling for nominations for people to serve on the MSB responsible for facilitating the congregation’s call of a new Minister to the Village Presbyterian Church.

Nomination forms will be included with the Order of Service on Sunday 24 March, and will be available from the Bryndwr and Papanui offices from Tuesday 19 March.  We will also send a global email detailing the process, along with a copy of the form, on Tuesday 19 March.

The forms must be submitted to the Office Administrators (at Bryndwr and Papanui) by 11.00am on Thursday 28 March.

The congregation will be advised of who the nominees are in a global email, prior to a Congregational Meeting on for Sunday 7 April 2024 (after the 10am Service, at the Village Bryndwr).  If there are no more than four nominees an election will not be necessary, and the appointment of all four nominees onto the MSB will be confirmed at the Congregational Meeting.

If you do not have access to email and would like the names of the nominees, please phone the Parish Clerk, Joy.  Joy will have this information from Tuesday 2nd April.

Church Donations:  A reminder that March 31 is the end of the financial tax year and a time to think about any additional giving we might make to the church, which will result in a donations tax credit of 33 cents in the dollar from IRD.

Youth Group Fundraiser Event:

Youth group is excited to bring you Quiz Night + Entertainment showcasing our young people’s talents. This fundraiser event is to help raise money for Easter Camp costs.  Come join us!

When: Saturday 23 March

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm (doors open at 6.00pm so you can find your seats and be ready to game)

Where: The Village Church, Bryndwr

What: Quizzes, live entertainment, and interactive game

Food: Tea, coffee, and biscuits provided

Ticket: $10 per person. Please bring cash to be collected at the door, no change available

Teams: You can round up your own team (up to 8 people) or request to be put in one

RSVP: Please email Gene to be added to the guestlist at gene@villagechurch.nz  by Friday 22 March.  Please include your name and inform us of any dietary requirements. We look forward to hosting you.

Roster Reminder – Sun 24 March:

Setup: Catherine & Donald.

Welcoming: Mitch & Barb, Margaret W.

Reading: Christine A, Mary Jo.

Counting: Amber, Gordon.

Morning Tea: Andrew & Judith, Catherine.

Technician: Donald.

Grounds at Bryndwr (Sat 23): Ken.

March Time Event Venue
Sun 17 10.00am Worship Service Papanui
6.00pm Table Talk Papanui
Mon 18 9.30am Music Moments Papanui
10.30am Painting Group in the Creative Nest Papanui
7.00pm Indoor Bowls Bryndwr
Tue 19 10.00am Fly-Bys Bryndwr
10.30am Creative Nest, (10.30am-12.30pm) Papanui
Wed 20 9.45am Badminton Papanui
10.00am Pre-School Music Bryndwr
Thur 21 10.15am Pop-Ins Papanui
11.30am Midweek Worship Service – followed by lunch Papanui
1.00pm Foot Clinic (by appointment ph Bryndwr office) Bryndwr
6.00pm Youth Group Bryndwr
Fri 22 10.00am GoGrans Exercise Group (10-11am) Bryndwr
1.00pm Foot Clinic (by appointment ph Bryndwr office) Bryndwr
1.15pm Indoor Bowls Papanui
Sat 23 9.30am Clothing Shop Bryndwr
6.00pm Youth Group Quiz & Entertainment fundraiser Bryndwr
Sun 24 10.00am Worship Service Bryndwr
10.00am Worship Service St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru Rangi Ruru
5.30pm Evening Circle (ph Catherine for info) (ph Catherine for info)

Giving to The Village:  Some wonderful things happen through The Village, and people giving financially is an important way to support both our church activities and the initiatives we run to serve our communities.  An offering is made available during our Sunday worship but you are also welcome to give by automatic payment or envelope which means you can claim a tax credit of 33% for your donation.  Please contact Keren R. or Donella D.for more information.