Readings for next Sunday, 7th August:

Isaiah 1: 1, 10-20                   Psalm 50: 1-8, 22-23            

Hebrews 11: 1-3, 8-16           Luke 12: 32-40

 

Annual Reports please!!! It is that time of year again!!! All committee conveners and group co-ordinators are asked to send through your annual reports to the office in the next 2 weeks, please.

 

Attention All Elders and Pastoral Visitors:  Please endeavour to attend the Pastoral meeting with Rev. Graeme Munro, in St. Andrews Lounge at 10 am on Wednesday 10th August 2016. "Time to get 'A Spring in our step'”

 

Parish Directories: Updated directories are now available from the parish office for a donation of $1.

 

Christian World Service Newsletter: copies of Winter Story are available on the back table – please feel free to take one. There are stories about support being given to Palestinian / Syrian Refugees and the work of a CWS partner in Sri Lanka.

 

Bake Sale for Dunedin Hospital Chaplaincy on Thursday 11th August, 9.30am in Dunedin Hospital Foyer. Baking and produce would be greatly appreciated – these can be dropped off at the hospital directly or to the parish office before 1pm on Wednesday 10th August.

 

News from Presbyterian Support Otago: “Do you have spare second-hand gardening tools? We are setting up a Gardens in Homes project and are looking for any small 2nd hand gardening tools e.g. trowels, forks etc and if you have any spare seeds.  If you have any please drop off at Family Works or contact Nicole on 477 7115.

Yellow Bags – do remember the Presbyterian Support yellow bags which we invite you to fill with clothing etc for our op shops.  These have been gratefully received, but they would still love some more, so don't wait until Spring time for a clean out - do it now!  If you need any more yellow bags give Carolyn at PSO a call.”

 

This Week:

Mon 1st Aug 5.00pm      ICONZ at Caversham

Tues 2nd        7.30pm     Caversham Property Committee

Thurs 4th    10.00am      Fruit & Vege Depot open

                   11.30am      Lunch@Sidey

                     5.00pm     Fruit & Vege Depot open

Sun 7th          9.30am      Morning Worship at Caversham  Communion)

                     9.45am      Bed-pushers meet in hospital foyer

                   10.30am      Morning tea at St Margaret’s Green Island

                   11.00am      Morning Worship at St Margaret’s  (Communion)

                   12.30pm     Lunch at Mitchell’s, South Road, Caversham

                     1.45pm     Service at Radius Fulton Care Centre

 

Readings for next Sunday, 31st July:

Hosea 11:1-11         Psalm 107: 1-9, 43 

Colossians 3:1-11     Luke 12:13-21

 

Next Sunday 31st July, being a 5th Sunday of the month, we will have a combined parish service at Caversham at 10am. There will not be a service at St Margaret’s next Sunday.

After the service, instead of morning tea, we will share an early pot luck lunch together in Sidey Hall. Please bring food to share for lunch that day.

 

Bed-Pushing: Coastal Unity is rostered to assist with helping patients to the Dunedin Hospital Chapel service on Sunday 7th August. We will need 10 helpers, so if you are able to help on this day, PLEASE CONTACT SUE  ASAP on 487 7899 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. It is always a very worthwhile undertaking, so do consider helping out.

 

Annual Reports please!!! It is that time of year again!!! All committee conveners and group co-ordinators are reminded to send through your annual reports to the office as soon as possible.

 

Lunch@Sidey : For those able to make soup for Lunch@Sidey, we often have spare vegetables from FoodShare on a Thursday morning; if you would like to take some to add to your soup, pop into Dutton Lounge between 10 – 11am. We also have ice-cream containers available for transporting your soup – please ask.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

Fundraising: Do you have new ideas for parish fundraising??? We would love to hear from you – please let Wendy know.

 

Spirituality Seminar – Thursday 28 July, 1-2pm at Dunedin Hospital Chapel.

Dr Pete Strang will present “….Wandering and Wondering, finding spiritual meaning in the experiences of the other…”All welcome to attend.

 

A message from Shirley: “A big heart-felt thank you to all the people who have donated goods for the market. It is due to you that we are able to continue the good work of Phil and Paula.”

News from Presbyterian Support Otago: “Do you have spare second-hand gardening tools? We are setting up a Gardens in Homes project and are looking for any small 2nd hand gardening tools e.g. trowels, forks etc and if you have any spare seeds.  If you have any please drop off at Family Works or contact Nicole on 477 7115.

Yellow Bags – do remember the Presbyterian Support yellow bags which we invite you to fill with clothing etc for our op shops.  These have been gratefully received, but they would still love some more, so don't wait until Spring time for a clean out - do it now!  If you need any more yellow bags give Carolyn at PSO a call.”

 

This Week:

Monday 25th                            Term 3 starts

                   5.00pm       ICONZ at Caversham

Thurs 28th  10.00am      Fruit & Vege Depot open

                   11.30am      Lunch@Sidey

                    5.00pm      Fruit & Vege Depot open

Sunday 31st10.00am      Combined Parish Service at Caversham followed by Pot Luck lunch in Sidey Hall

                              

Coming up….

Sunday 7th Aug              Bed-pushing at Dunedin Hospital

                                       – volunteers needed now!!

 

Readings for next Sunday, 17th July:

Amos 8: 1-12                     Psalm 52            

Colossians 1: 15-28           Luke 10: 38-42

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QUIZ & DESSERT NIGHT 2016: has been POSTPONED until early next year. We welcome any ideas of other fundraising which we could undertake this year.

 

Bed-Pushing: Coastal Unity is rostered to assist with helping patients to the Dunedin Hospital Chapel service on Sunday 7th August. We will need 10 helpers, so if you are able to help on this day, please contact Wendy in the parish office asap. It is always a very worthwhile time, so do consider helping out.

 

Sunday 31st July, being a 5th Sunday of the month, we will have a combined parish service at Caversham at 10am. There will not be a service at St Margaret’s that day. After the service, instead of morning tea, we will share an early pot luck lunch together in Sidey Hall. Please bring food to share for lunch that day.

 

Lunch@Sidey needs more soup!! If you could cook up a pot of soup and bring into the office, the Lunch@Sidey team would be very grateful. We are able to freeze the soup, so it can be brought in any time of the week. Thank you.

 

Wanted: Ice-cream containers for soup. If you have spare containers, they would be very useful for those people making soup to use. Please bring to the office or to church on a Sunday.

 

Tax Rebates: You may not realise that if you make donations to charitable organisations in NZ, you are eligible to claim back 33.3% of those donations on production of tax receipts. We encourage all who make donations to the church to do so either through the envelope system or by automatic payment, so that we can provide you with a tax receipt.

You can then enhance your regular donation to the church by also donating your 33.3% rebate back to the church.

 

Caversham Market: Shirley has been making great sales on the parish stall at the monthly fleamarket and is happy to accept saleable items – do you have quality tools, clothing / shoes and nic nacs? These can be dropped into the parish office or phone us if you need items collected. The next market will be on Saturday 16th July.

 

This Week:

Monday 11th          7.30pm      Green Island Property Committee

Tuesday 12th         1.30pm      Green Island Presbyterian Women

Thursday 14th       10.00am      Fruit & Vege Depot open

                             11.30am      Lunch@Sidey

                              5.00pm      Fruit & Vege Depot open

Saturday 16th         9.00am       Caversham Market

Sunday 17th           9.30am       Caversham Morning Worship & Sunday School

                             10.30am      Morning tea at St Margaret’s Green Island

                             11.00am      Morning Worship at St Margaret’s

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Readings for next Sunday, 24th July:

Hosea 1:2-10                         Psalm 85   

Colossians 2: 6-15, (16-19)     Luke 11: 1-13

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QUIZ & DESSERT NIGHT 2016: has been POSTPONED until early next year. Do you have any ideas of other fundraising which we could undertake this year? Please let us know as soon as possible.

 

Bed-Pushing: Coastal Unity is rostered to assist with helping patients to the Dunedin Hospital Chapel service on Sunday 7th August. We will need 10 helpers, so if you are able to help on this day, PLEASE CONTACT SUE ASAP on 487 7899 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. It is always a very worthwhile undertaking, so do consider helping out.

 

Sunday 31st July, being a 5th Sunday of the month, we will have a combined parish service at Caversham at 10am. There will not be a service at St Margaret’s that day. After the service, instead of morning tea, we will share an early pot luck lunch together in Sidey Hall. Please bring food to share for lunch that day.

 

Annual Reports please!!! It is that time of year again!!! All committee conveners and group co-ordinators are reminded to send through your annual reports to the office as soon as possible.

 

Lunch@Sidey needs more soup!! If you could cook up a pot of soup and bring into the office, the Lunch@Sidey team would be very grateful. We are able to freeze the soup, so it can be brought in any time of the week. We often have spare vegetables from FoodShare, so if you would like to take some for soup, pop into Dutton Lounge on a Thursday morning.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

 

Wanted: Ice-cream containers for soup. If you have spare containers, they would be very useful for those people making soup to use. Please bring to the office or to church on a Sunday.

 

Tax Rebates: You may not realise that if you make donations to charitable organisations in NZ, you are eligible to claim back 33.3% of those donations on production of tax receipts. We encourage all who make donations to the church to do so either through the envelope system or by automatic payment, so that we can provide you with a tax receipt.

You can then enhance your regular donation to the church by also donating your 33.3% rebate back to the church.

 

News from Presbyterian Support Otago: “Do you have spare second-hand gardening tools? We are setting up a Gardens in Homes project and are looking for any small 2nd hand gardening tools e.g. trowels, forks etc and if you have any spare seeds.  If you have any please drop off at Family Works or contact Nicole on 477 7115.

Yellow Bags – do remember the Presbyterian Support yellow bags which we invite you to fill with clothing etc for our op shops.  These have been gratefully received, but they would still love some more, so don't wait until Spring time for a clean out - do it now!  If you need any more yellow bags give Carolyn at PSO a call.”

 

 

This Week:

Monday 18th          9.00am       Deadline for August Coastal Press

                             12.00noon   Caversham Women’s Fellowship

Wednesday 20th     7.30pm     Resourcing for Mission

Thursday 21st       10.00am      Fruit & Vege Depot open

                             11.30am      Lunch@Sidey

                              5.00pm      Fruit & Vege Depot open

Sunday 24th           9.30am       Caversham Morning Worship & Sunday School

                             10.30am      Morning tea at St Margaret’s Green Island

                             11.00am      Morning Worship at St Margaret’s

 

Coming up….

Sunday 31st          10.00am      Combined Parish Service at Caversham

                                                Followed by pot luck lunch

Sunday 7th Aug                        Bed-pushing at Dunedin Hospital

                                                 – volunteers needed now!!

 

 

Readings for next Sunday, 10th July:

Amos 7: 7-17                     Psalm 82           

 Colossians 1: 1-14            Luke 10: 25-37

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Left at St Margaret’s Church on 29th May: a pair of hand-knitted black woollen gloves. If you have seen these, please call June on 487 7293.

 

Red Cross donations: thank you to all who made donations last Sunday in support of the Syrian Refugee resettlement programme – a total of $303 was collected and sent to the Red Cross.

 

Lamb-Tasting Fundraiser: thank you so much to all who took part in this parish fundraiser on Wednesday night. $440 was raised towards parish running costs.

 

Lunch@Sidey needs more soup!! If you could cook up a pot of soup and bring into the office, the Lunch@Sidey team would be very grateful. We are able to freeze the soup, so it can be brought in any time of the week. Thank you.

 

QUIZ & DESSERT NIGHT 2016: Thursday 11th August, 7pm at Caversham.

In response to popular demand, Alan has agreed to prepare one more quiz for the parish, so in order to ensure this a HUGE success we urge you all to lend your support to this FUNdraiser. We need LOTS of teams to participate; you can help us by:

  • asking friends/workmates/neighbours/relatives to come along ($20 a team of up to 6 people.) We encourage you to pre-register your teams on 487 6367.
  • donating wine and/or chocolates for team prizes
  • donating raffle prizes (new goods please)
  • offering to make desserts for selling on the night – phone Susan on 4533389.

 

Bed-Pushing: Coastal Unity is rostered to assist with helping patients to the Dunedin Hospital Chapel service on Sunday 7th August. We will need 10 helpers, so if you are able to help on this day, please contact Wendy in the parish office asap. It is always a very enjoyable time, so do consider helping out.

 

Tax Rebates: You may not realise that if you make donations to charitable organisations in NZ, you are eligible to claim back 33.3% of those donations on production of tax receipts. We encourage all who make donations to the church to do so either through the envelope system or by automatic payment, so that we can provide you with a tax receipt.

You can then enhance your regular donation to the church by also donating your 33.3% rebate back to the church.

 

World Vision Child sponsorship – A REMINDER….. If you have your name on the list to support this project, we welcome your annual $20 donation; this donor year ends on 31 July 2016. Anyone else interested in contributing to our sponsored child in India is welcome to write their name on the list and make a donation – either pop it in the box on the back table of the Caversham Church or place in a labelled envelope and put in the Sunday offering plate/bag. Thank you to those who have already made their donation.

 

Caversham Market: Shirley has been making great sales on the parish stall at the monthly fleamarket and is happy to accept saleable items – do you have quality tools, clothing / shoes and nic nacs? These can be dropped into the parish office or phone us if you need items collected. The next market will be on Saturday 16th July.

 

Southern Presbytery Newsletter is on the foyer notice-board for those interested in reading it.

 

Southern Presbytery Dunedin North Otago Resource Group: All welcome to a Focus on Mission Workshop - Saturday, 9th July at Mornington Presbyterian Church, 16 Maryhill Terrace. 10am- 2pm (lunch for $10.)

Coordinators: Erin Pendreigh(Synod Mission Adviser) and Mary Somerville.RSVP to Sue Morey; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or phone 4764035

 

This Week:

Today                   12.30pm     Lunch at Mitchell’s Tavern, South Road

                               1.45pm     Service at Radius Fulton Care Centre – all welcome to come along and help with the singing

Monday 4th July   5.00pm      ICONZ at Caversham

Wednesday 6th      7.00pm      Session

Thursday 7th         10.00am      Fruit & Vege Depot open

                             11.30am      Lunch@Sidey

                              5.00pm      Fruit & Vege Depot open

Friday 8th July               End of Term 2

Sunday 10th July   9.30am       Caversham Morning Worship & Sunday School

                             10.30am      Morning tea at St Margaret’s Green Island

                             11.00am      Morning Worship at St Margaret’s

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