May/June birthdays will be celebrated with a potluck tea on Friday, 14 June at 6pm. If you would like to join us, please RSVP to Catherine or Don

Friendship Circle: Mid-winter Christmas Meal, all welcome.  Tuesday 11 June at 12 midday. For details or to rsvp (for catering numbers) please phone Jennifer or Pat.

Calling all gardeners!  Burnside Primary is looking for volunteers to help, one hour a week with native plants and raised bed vegie gardens at the school.  Contact Bianca, the science teacher, at –

5th Sunday Celebration Feast:  Sunday 30th June is the date for our next Celebration Feast – we do hope you can be with us.  That weekend is the celebration of Matariki, and a great opportunity to be together.  The hospitality team requests that those of you with a surname beginning A to Mc bring a salad, and the rest of you bring a dessert.  Thank you.

The programme for the morning will be the usual 5th Sunday orginazation with coffee and chat from 10am, Church Service beginning at 10.30am, and the feast to follow.  HOPE YOU CAN COME

Roster availability 1 July to 30 September:  Please email Tracey at to advise of any dates during the next roster period when you won’t be available.  Replies by Friday 14 June, please.

Ōtautahi Christchurch Eco Church Gathering

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 7-9pm.

Christchurch Envirohub, Christchurch Botanic Garden

A special topic that we’re covering is calculating your church’s carbon footprint and the 360°carbon calculator for churches tool.  We’ll also hear from special guests from Christchurch Enviro Hub and Christchurch City Council.

Come along and connect with others and learn how we can continue to integrate sustainability and creation care into our church communities.

It would be great if you could RSVP to the event at:

For more info, contact James at

Roster Reminder – Sun 16 June:

Setup: Donald & Catherine.

Welcoming: Jenny & Trevor, Lesley.

Reading: Alison & John.

Communion: Margaret W, Vivienne,

Joy & David.

Counting: Jane A, Andrew.

Morning Tea: Kath & Ken, Annie.

Technician: Donald.

Grounds at Bryndwr (Sat 15th): Mitch.


June Time Event Venue
Sun 9 10.00am Worship Service Bryndwr
  Book Stall Bryndwr
Mon 10 9.30am Music Moments Papanui
10.30am Painting Group in the Creative Nest Papanui
6.45pm Indoor Bowls Bryndwr
Tue 11 10.00am Fly-Bys Bryndwr
10.30am Creative Nest, drop-in (10.30am-12.30pm) Papanui
12.00pm Friendship Circle lunch, ‘mid-winter Xmas’ phone the office
7.30pm Parish Council Papanui
Wed 12 9.45am Badminton Papanui
10.00am Pre-School Music Bryndwr
Thurs 13 9.30am Steady As You Go Falls Prevention Papanui
10.15am Pop-ins Papanui
11.30am Midweek Worship Service, followed by lunch Papanui
6.00pm Youth Group Bryndwr
Fri 14 11.00am GoGrans Exercise Group Bryndwr
1.15pm Indoor Bowls Papanui
6.00pm May / June Birthday Potluck meal phone the office
Sat 15 9.30am Clothing Shop Bryndwr
Sun 16 10.00am Worship Service Bryndwr
6.00pm Table Talk Papanui