Readings for next Sunday, 13th August:
Genesis 37: 1-4, 12-28 Psalm 105: 1-6, 16-22, 45b
Romans 10: 5-15 Matthew 14: 22-33
Green Island PWANZ meets this Tuesday 8th August at 1.30pm. Alison Milne will speak about her recent trip to Poland and Europe with Ian. All welcome.
Coastal Press: the deadline for the September Coastal Press is Monday 14th August. We welcome your contributions to the parish newsletter.
Winter Warmers Sale: we will be holding a special winter warmers sale at the Caversham Market on Saturday 12th August. We invite donations of books, games, DVDs, puzzles, warm bedding and winter clothing (in good condition) as well as baking for morning teas to be sold on the day. Please bring to the office during office hours or phone the office to arrange collection of goods.
Please help Pete: Questions today, if possible, please!!! Pete Strang will be leading both services in the parish on Sunday 27th August, being Presbyterian Support Sunday at Coastal Unity. Presbyterian Support’s Michelle Gerwitz and Amanda Reid will be Caversham and St Margaret’s respectively and it is intended that Pete will hold a question and answer session with these PSO representatives but he requires suggestions of what you would like to ask about the work of Presbyterian Support.
Hospital Chaplaincy Bake Sale: Friday 18 August from 9.30am in the Dunedin Hospital Foyer. Donations of baking, produce or jam would be greatly appreciated. These can be left at the parish office before 1pm Thursday 17th August or taken directly to Frances in the chaplaincy office.
Dunedin Presbyterial Region Presbyterian Women of Aotearoa NZ: The Presbyterial Annual meeting for 2017 will be held on Tuesday 22 August at 2 pm in the McLean Room, Burns Hall, First Church of Otago, Moray Place, Dunedin. The guest speaker will be Mrs Benita Barton, who will talk about her work with Bible in the Schools. This meeting is open to all from our parish. Come and meet with them and enjoy afternoon tea together.
Department of Theology and Religion 2017 Faith Thinking Workshop:
A “Taster” Course in New testament Greek – Dr Katie Marcar, Dept of Theology and Religion, University of Otago. 7 – 9pm Wednesday August 16, 23 & 30. Burns 5 (Albany St), University of Otago.
Course costs $30. Please register online at http://www.otago.ac.nz/continuingeducation/index.html or use registration form from notice-board or from parish office. For further information please go to: http://www.otago.ac.nz/theology/news/otago055227.html
Today 12.30pm Lunch at Mitchell’s Tavern, South Rd
1.45pm Service at Radius Fulton Care Centre
Tuesday 8 Aug 1.30pm Green Island Presbyterian Women
Wednesday 9th 7.00pm Session
Thursday 10th 10.00am Fruit & Vege depot
11.00am Service at St Clair Park Residential Centre
5 – 5.45pm Fruit & Vege depot
Saturday 12th 9.00am Caversham Market & Winter Warmers Sale
Sunday 13th 9.30am Morning Worship at Caversham
10.30am Morning tea at St Margaret’s Green Island
11.00am Morning Worship at St Margaret’s