Result of the Voting Process:  The four members of the Congregation who have been elected onto the Ministry Settlement Board are:  Lesley C., John C., Andrew S., Sandra W-T, and the Parish Council representatives are: Joy & Liam.

Offering Receipt:  Your receipts to 31 March 2024 are now available (from the Bryndwr office).  Any queries please contact Donella or Keren.

Thursday Hour:  A relaxed social gathering in the Common at Bryndwr – held the first Thursday of the month (2 May) @ 5pm.  Nibbles provided, byo drink.  All welcome!

Age Concern – Steady as You Go, Falls Prevention Class:  We have arranged with Age Concern to offer a weekly, community-based Falls Prevention Class at The Village Church at Papanui.  Starts Thursday 16 May, at 9.30am. $3 per session.  If you have questions, phone Anna Tillman, Health Promoter at Age Concern, 331 7811.

Roster Reminder – Sun 5 May:

Setup: Market Team.

Welcoming: Alistair and Margaret,

Sue and Charlotte.

Reading: Jenny and Trevor.

Counting: David B, Vivienne.

Morning Tea: Joy C, Paula, Judith.

Technician: Liam.

Grounds at Bryndwr (Sat 4): Liam.


I bet you are longing for our tasty cheese rolls. THEY WILL BE BACK; made on May 18th and available for pick up between 11am and 12pm on the 18th or May 19th.

Place your orders on the clipboard at the back of the Common (or the clipboard on the table in front of the Papanui office window) by May 12th ($8 for 6 and $15 for a dozen.)

We would love some help on the morning of the 18th.  Please volunteer by placing your name on another clipboard at the back of the Common.

Payment can be made on line to Village Church account no. Please add your name with the reference “cheese rolls” for your payment. Or cash to either church office.






April-May Time Event Venue
Sun 28 10.00am Worship Service Bryndwr
5.30pm Evening Circle – ph Catherine for details
Mon 29 Papanui office closed – reopens tomorrow 9.30am
9.30am Music Moments Papanui
10.30am Painting Group in the Creative Nest Papanui
7.00pm Indoor Bowls Bryndwr
Tue 30 10.00am Fly-Bys Bryndwr
10.30am Creative Nest, (10.30am-12.30pm) Papanui
Wed 1 May 9.45am Badminton Papanui
10.00am Pre-School Music Bryndwr
Thur 2 10.15am Pop-ins Papanui
11.30am Midweek Worship Service – followed by lunch Papanui
5.00pm Thursday Hour Bryndwr
6.00pm Youth Group Bryndwr
Fri 3 11.00am GoGrans Exercise Group Bryndwr
1.15pm Indoor Bowls Papanui
Sat 4 9.00am Clothing Shop and the monthly Village Market Bryndwr
Sun 5 10.00am Worship Service Bryndwr
6.00pm Table Talk Papanui