Readings for next Sunday, 16th April:
Acts 10: 34-43 or Jeremiah 31: 1-6 Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24
Colossians 3: 1-4 or Acts 10: 34-43 John 20: 1-18 or Matthew 28:1-10
Parish Office: will be closed for Easter from 1pm on Thursday 13th until 9am Wednesday 19th April. Check the office answer-phone for emergency contact people over the holiday period.
Easter Services: Wendy is looking for people to read short readings at the Maundy Thursday service this week. Please phone her at the office tomorrow is you are happy to help. Thank you.
Parish Fair: Raffles: Congratulations to the following winners: Bathroom Hamper – Gaynor; Gardener’s Hamper – M A Fulton; Grocery Hampers – Rosemary Smith and Bronwyn Walters. A huge thank you to everyone who donated goods for the raffles but especially to Susan who generously provided the garden and bathroom raffles and did them up so attractively. Many thanks to Susan for also putting together so many Easter themed prizes for the chocolate wheel - they were very popular and well received.
St Margaret's PWANZ next meeting this Tuesday 11th April will be a visit to the Pop Up Shop "Unstitched" at 23 Princess St at 1:30pm. Transport will be arranged.
Lunch@Sidey – you may not realise that this is a free lunch open to everyone – it would be lovely to see more of our own congregations coming along to enjoy this weekly lunch in Sidey Hall, Thursdays at 11.30pm.
"A Rocha Dunedin” start-up event for 2017 with “Save The Otago Peninsula” (STOP), TODAY at 2.00pm. Care of Creation...Service in a special place...Meet some new people... Have fun...be a sign of Hope.
Join us at Smiths Creek, Bacon St, Turnbull’s Bay on the Otago Peninsula as we clear summer weeds from the native trees we planted last spring. We have some gardening gloves but bring your own if you have them. Then we'll meet a little further along the peninsula at the Portobello Presbyterian Church for food and worship together, to be led by members of "The Table" from Highgate Church.
Foot Washing Ceremony – all welcome at the Dunedin Hospital Chapel at 4.30pm on Thursday 13th April (Maundy Thursday) for a Foot Washing Ceremony.
Good Friday Evening ‘Vigil’ – All welcome to Knox Church at 7pm on Friday 14th April for a Meditation on the Cross for today’s people.
Christian Broadcasting Association (CBA) seeks help to broadcast the real Easter message on mainstream radio. This Good Friday CBA will broadcast for 22 hours on NZ’s three largest commercial talk radio stations: Newstalk ZB, Radio Sport and RadioLIVE. CBA’s programmes are designed to communicate the Christian faith to those who have never understood. They have asked for your help to cover production costs –phone 0900 80 222 to make a $20 donation (charged to your phone account) or visit cba.org.nz/easter for more information.
Monday 10th 7.30pm Green Island Property Committee
Tuesday 11th 1.30pm Green Island PWANZ meet at Church for outing
Wednesday 12th 7.00pm Session meets in parish office
Thursday 13th 10.00am Fruit & Vege depot
5 – 5.45pm Fruit & Vege depot
7.30pm Maundy Thursday Service at Caversham
Friday 14th 9.00am Meet at Shark Bell, St Clair Esplanade for the Ecumenical Southern Walk of the Cross
10.00am Good Friday Service at Caversham Baptist Church
Sunday 16th 9.00am Easter Day Service at Caversham
10.30am Morning tea at St Margaret’s Green Island
11.00am Easter Day Service at St Margaret’s Green Island