St Mary’s – Sunday, 24 January 10am
Join us at St Mary’s church for a combined shorter service and after for a BBQ.
St Mary’s – Evensong Sunday 7 Feb 6pm
WHEELERS FAREWELL (FOR NOW)
Sunday, 31 January 10.30am
The Wheeler family are off on overseas mission at the end of February. Join us on the 31st for their farewell and bring something to share for lunch together after the service. Please keep the Wheelers in your prayers as they prepare for this mission.
SGM TUESDAY 9 FEBRUARY
We are holding a SGM to vote on releasing funds for preparation work for our new build, Te Korōria. The meeting will be held in the Activity Room, part of our current Parish Hall complex. A copy of the formal motion we are voting on will be available before the meeting. You do need to be on the parish roll to vote. If you would like to be added please get it touch with Wendy Davidson.
CHURCH STAFF CONTACT
Ian Cook is on leave from the 21 -31 January. In his absence please contact Alison Camplin on 021 02706311 for any urgent matters. Heidi is back in the office from the 26th January.
FEED MY LAMBS – THANK YOU!!
Thanks to all those who have helped to raise $3,580 towards St Saviours Anglican Church ministry in Kaitaia. The money has been used to buy local food vouchers – your donation has supported families and the local economy over the festive season. Our GodZone kids made gorgeous Christmas cards for Feed My Lambs in Kaitaia to accompany the food vouchers.
FAIR DAY, SUNDAY 14th FEBRUARY
We will be kicking off the year with a Fair day on the 14th Feb following the 10.30am service. As part of the fair we will be having a fun pet show (prizes for the waggiest tail, looks most like the owner etc), so please invite your friends and neighbors along. If you are able to help run a stall please let Kate know – 021 1245471. We have had quite a few volunteers (thanks) but would love some more.
SUPPORT FOR AMANDA MALLET
Amanda (a past congregation member who some of you will know well) is having a house build for her by Ngati Awa. They have hit unexpected costs compliance costs in the constructin of the house and have asked whether anyone might be willing to donate some money towards resolving this issue for them. If you would like to make a donation, you can do this through our normal bank account, noting in the reference field what it is for, or via cash/envelope noting it is for Ngati Awa.
MARCH 12th-14th SIGN UP NOW!!!
Karori Anglican Weekend Away,
12-14 March 2021 at Palm Grove Christian Camp, Paraparaumu
Please let Heidi know if you would like to stay in a nearby house, and attend the camp each day – we get that bunk beds are not for everyone!
Grab your registration form and drop it back to us or take a photo of it and email it to Heidi firstname.lastname@example.org
5 prizes yet to be claimed for early registrations!
ST MARY’S CHURCH PEWS – FOR SALE
Pick up a pricing schedule from the church foyer this Sunday, or, if you would prefer a copy emailed to you please request this via email to email@example.com
SUNDAY SERVICES UNDER COVID-19 ALERT LEVEL 1
Please note we are still under Alert Level 1 so it is very important that you continue to sign in when you attend services, either via the COVID tracer app or on paper.
A few things to note:
Morning Tea will be served.
Communion will be served as two elements.
Contact Tracing is still important, so if you have a phone download the app and scan in, or sign in with the person at the door when you come to a church service. https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-novel-coronavirus-resources-and-tools/nz-covid-tracer-app
Stay home if you’re sick, report flu-like symptoms and do not travel if unwell.
Remember: It is important to keep tracking the places you visit by using the Government Contact Tracing App, continue to regularly clean your hands and stay home if ill.