Readings for next Sunday, 10th September:

Exodus 12:1-14                     Psalm 149  

Romans 13: 8-14                    Matthew 18: 15-20

 

Annual Reports are ready to be collected by Communicant and Associate members from the churches. We would appreciate your help in delivering reports to those members who are not here today.

 

Thank you to all who helped with the Caversham Church Spring Clean yesterday. It was a job well done!

 

Afternoon Communion: next Sunday, 10th September, 2.30pm at Caversham. All welcome to attend this service, which is shorter than the morning communion services, and held in Dutton Lounge at Caversham. Afternoon tea will follow the service.

 

Parish Annual Congregational Meeting is to be held on Sunday 17th September following a 10am combined Parish Service at Caversham. There will not be a service at St Margaret’s on 17th September. A small plate for morning tea would be appreciated.

 

Election Day Market: We will be holding a market Day at Caversham on Election Day, 23rd September, and plan a church cake stall. If you could spare an hour or two to look after the stall, please let Wendy know, and we will be happy to receive cakes, squares, loaves, cheese rolls, savoury items etc on Friday 22nd September.

 

World Vision Child Sponsorship: The new donor year for our sponsored child began on 1st August and an updated donor list is on the back table of Caversham Church. Those who have supported this mission in the past will find their names on the list but we also welcome others to be involved. An annual donation of $22 per donor should cover our annual commitment to Jyoti in India. Thank you all for your support.

 

World Suicide Prevention Day: All welcome to an informal service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday 10th September, 6-8pm. Local and out-of-town speakers dedicated to suicide prevention, moving musical performances, participation from general public and a traditional love token ceremony. Refreshments provided. Gold Coin donation invited.

 

Meet the Candidates Evening for Dunedin South: Thursday 14th September at 7:30pm at St Philips Presbyterian Church, 121 Belford Street, Grants Braes.  An opportunity to hear from your Dunedin South Candidates; each candidate will be speaking and there will be an opportunity for questions from the floor at the end.  Stay around for supper and a chance to speak to candidates individually. Any questions or enquiries please phone Carolyn Sims 477 7115.

 

Meet the Candidates Evening for Dunedin North: Thursday 14th September at 7:30pm at Flagstaff Community Church, 9 Centennial Avenue, Wakari. An opportunity to hear from six of our Dunedin North Candidates; each candidate will be speaking and there will be an opportunity for questions from the floor at the end.  Stay around for supper and a chance to speak to candidates individually.  Supper to follow.  Any questions or enquiries please phone Carolyn Sims 477 7115.

 

PRAYER B 4 POLLING: A warm invitation to all to come to Caversham Baptist Church between  1:30pm - 2:30pm on Saturday 16th Sept and pray for our country as we lead up to the Elections. The church will be open for a time of informal prayer (stay as long or short a time as you like.) There is much power in prayer and our country needs all the prayer it can get!

 

Love Reaches Out” Art exhibition: "Doing small things with Great Love". The Kids Friendly/Family Works art and writing competition entries display at Knox Presbyterian Church has been extended until Tuesday 12th September. Come along to view this art and writing created by children all around New Zealand and bring your children and grandchildren too.   Thanks to Knox Presbyterian for hosting this exhibition.

 

 

This Week:

Today                        12.30pm          Lunch at Mitchell’s, South Rd, Caversham

                                    1.45pm          Service at Radius Fulton Care Centre

Wednesday 6th Sept    7.00pm          Session meeting in Dutton Lounge

                                    7.30pm          Resourcing for Mission meets with Session

Thursday 7th              10.00am          Fruit & Vege depot

                                   11.30am         Lunch@Sidey

                              5 – 5.45pm          Fruit & Vege depot

Sunday 10th                 9.30am          Morning Worship at Caversham

                                  10.30am          Morning tea at St Margaret’s Green Island

                                  11.00am          Morning Worship at St Margaret’s

                                    2.30pm          Afternoon Communion at Caversham

 

Coming up:

Sunday 17th             10.00am           Combined Service at Caversham followed by

                                 11.00am           Parish Annual Congregational Meeting