Final Service of Worship:  A final service of worship in the St Luke’s building in Redwood will be held on 27th August at 10am. The service will be a time to celebrate the many years of worship and fellowship that has been present on this site.  Anyone who wishes to join the congregation of Redwood on this day is welcome. Morning tea will follow the service.

The Village Presbyterian Church Annual General Meeting – Following worship on Sunday September 10 at approx. 11.15am.

Apologies for those unable to be there,  can be made to Sabrina at Bryndwr or Tracey at Papanui.

Kids Club is on each Monday 3-5pm.  If you have children or grandchildren that would like to join the Kid’s Club, you can get a registration form from the office, or contact Kate B or Dan.  We are looking for adult leaders to help volunteer, a flexible arrangement is fine.  We are in need of someone to run the kitchen in August – (or different people on a roster during that time).

Our Sunday Sermon is usually posted to the Village Church website on a Monday.  If you can’t be at Church on a Sunday and would like to read the Sermon you’ll find it under the ‘Reflections’ heading – go to

Harmony Waitaha presents Southern Stars – A celebration of unaccompanied singing by the Choruses and Quartets of Harmony Waitaha (“The Plainsmen”, “Quantum Acoustics”, “Promenade” and more). The concert features diverse groups of singers performing a wide range of music. Aldersgate is an inspiring venue with wonderful acoustics. Aldersgate Centre, 309 Durham Street.  Saturday 12 August 7pm.  Doors open at 6.30pm.

Tickets $30, Seniors $15, Students $10, 14 and under free.  Door sales available.  Online bookings can be made at (search for Harmony Waitaha to find the event)

Grant M. and Ian S. are singing with the Chorus of 45, The Canterbury Plainsmen. (Music to be performed at the Pan Pacific Convention in Auckland).

Roster Reminder for Sun 13 August:

Setup:  Market Team.

Welcoming: Alistair & Margaret, Jean.

Reading:  Ruth & Bruce.

Counting: Margaret M, Andrew.

Morning Tea: Alice & Bryan, Barb.

Technician: Asher.

Grounds at Bryndwr: Mitch.


August Time Event Venue
Sun 6 10.00am Worship Service Bryndwr
6.00pm Table Talk Papanui
Mon 7 9.30am Music Moments Papanui
10.30am Painting Group in the Creative Nest Papanui
1.30pm Bible Study & Prayer Group Redwood
3.00pm Kids Club Bryndwr
6.45pm Indoor Bowls Bryndwr
Tue 8 10.00am Fly-Bys Visiting Bryndwr
10.30am Creative Nest Papanui
12.00pm Friendly Circle Lunch. Ph Pat for details/to rsvp
7.30pm Parish Council Papanui
Wed 9 9.45am Badminton Papanui
10.00am Pre-School Music Bryndwr
Thurs 10 8.00am Village Prayers in the Chapel Bryndwr
11.30am Midweek Worship Service, followed by lunch Papanui
1.00pm Foot Clinic Bryndwr
6.00pm Youth Group Bryndwr
Fri 11 1.00pm Foot Clinic Bryndwr
1.15pm Indoor Bowls Papanui
Sat 12 9.30am Clothing Shop Bryndwr
Sun 13 10.00am Worship Service Bryndwr
10.00am Worship Service Redwood
11.00am Book Stall Bryndwr