Truman Road Manse: The tenants have now shifted in and we can no longer access that property – nor use that area for parking.

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 June, July and August – (or different people on a roster during that time).

Lego – we are looking for Lego for Village Kids and Kids Club.  If you have any spare Lego, please contact Kate B, or the office.

Situations Vacant: We currently have several positions within The Village that we need to fill.  If you think that you would be able to fill one of these roles, please contact Dan or David B. for a copy of a job description.

Health and Safety Officer:

The health and safety officer will:

Oversee health and safety policies and procedures. Have oversight for building safety checklists. Ensure that an annual H&S review is carried out.

The Village News Co-editor:

We are looking for a second person to help organise the production of the quarterly newsletter. Contact Bryan W. for further details.

Our New Roster has been distributed by email.  Please let Tracey or Sabrina know if you didn’t receive a copy.

Birthday Lunch:  If you have a birthday in June or July we would love you to join us at Five Stars restaurant, on Sunday July 16 after church (about 11.45am).  Of course, significant others are invited too.

Five Stars is a Vietnamese restaurant with a comprehensive menu (vegan etc).  Prices are reasonable too, which is good.  (sorry, this is at your cost!!!)  Five Stars is in the Fendalton Village shopping centre, cnr Ilam and Clyde Roads.  Please let Nan or Lesley know, if you can come.  It will be fun!

2023 Annual Reports:  An email request has been sent this week, asking for annual reports to be submitted to Tracey at by Monday 31 July.  Thank you.

Papanui Office Closure: Tracey is on leave for most of the school holiday break – please note the office will be open Monday the 3rd, and Tuesday, the 4th of July then closed until Monday 17 July.

Roster Reminder for Sun 16 July

Setup:  Kate & Liam.

Welcoming: Ruth & Bruce, Christine A.

Reading:  Anne S, Margaret B.

Communion:  Jane, Christine A, Lynn & David.

Counting: Jane, Margaret M.

Morning Tea: Christine & Wayne, Lesley.

Technician: Grant.

Grounds at Bryndwr: Donald.


June Time Event Venue
Sun 9 10.00am Worship Service Bryndwr
11.00am Book Stall Bryndwr
Mon 10   Papanui office closed until Monday 17th  
1.30pm Bible Study & Prayer Group Redwood
6.45pm Indoor Bowls Bryndwr
Tue 11 12.00pm Friendly Circle Lunch CANCELLED
7.30pm Parish Council Papanui
Wed 12 9.45am Badminton Papanui
2.00pm StaRR Afternoon Tea Papanui
Thurs 13 8.00am Village Prayers in the Chapel Bryndwr
11.30am Midweek Worship Service, followed by lunch Papanui
Fri 14   Matariki holiday  
Sat 15 9.30am Clothing Shop Bryndwr
Sun 16 10.00am Worship Service Bryndwr
10.00am Worship Service Redwood
6.00pm Table Talk Papanui