Newsletter 10 December

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Advent and Christmas Services
Invitation cards advertising Karori Anglican pre-Christmas and Christmas events are here.  This week please take some and personally deliver to the people in your street, your friends and family.  There is something for everyone here this Christmas.

NEW WINE 18-22 January
This is our church summer camp.  It’s not too late.  Register Now!!  And let us know you are coming so we can cater for you too.  Register at newwine.org.nz/summer-festivals.  Maximum cost for families is still $480.

Anglican Women Advent Service
Tuesday 12 December, 10.30 am, followed by “bring and share lunch”. All welcome.

Cleaner Needed
The SMASH Club is looking for a mature, reliable and proactive cleaner in 2018.  You need to have great attention to detail, love children, go through a police check and have a great attitude!  Contact Tabatha, 476 2747.  office@thesmashclub.org.nz

Stamps for Missions
Please keep all stamps from your Christmas mail and put them in the box behind the font at the back of the church.

Angeltree
Thank you to everyone who gave a voucher or cash for a voucher for our Angeltree children.  It means so much to the children and their families and shows Jesus’ love in action.  This is such a lovely way to bless our families.

Rosters
Rosters for December–February are available in the Gathering Area. Please take one or log in to Infoodle to see when your roster.

St Mary’s Christmas Clean up
Christmas clean up, Saturday
23 December, 9 am, bring some cleaning materials with you.  Help us make St Mary’s shine for Christmas. 

Karori Churches Foodbank
St Anselms has organised to sing carols at Karori Mall on Saturdays to raise funds for the foodbank. 
16 and 23 December, 10.45-11.45 am, . All are welcome to join with the singing, or pop past to support our joint project.

 

Newsletter 26 November

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Pre-Christmas and Christmas Services
Invitation cards advertising Karori Anglican pre-Christmas and Christmas events are here.  This week please take some and personally deliver to the people in your street, your friends and family.  Our first event is next Saturday.  There is something for everyone here this Christmas.

Baptism Today
Welcome to the family and friends of Charlie Drake who is being baptised today.  Please keep Charlie and his family in your prayers.

Misprint!
Contrary to the information on the term teaching card, the Nine Lessons in Carols service is at
7.30 pm on Sunday 10 December. Apologies for the confusion.

Angeltree
Angeltree is an organisation that gives the opportunity for people to gift children of prisoners on their behalf.  Cards available at the back of church, choose one and write your name on the list.  Purchase a $20 or $30 Warehouse or Countdown voucher.  Bring the voucher and angel card back by 3 December.

We Remember
Charles Hardy whose funeral was held last week at Christ Church, Lower Hutt.  Please keep Charles’ family in your prayers.

NEW WINE KAPITI
18-22 January
This is our church summer camp.
Register Now!!  Early bird prices close 30 November.  Register at newwine.org.nz/summer-festivals.  Note that the maximum cost for families amount is still $480.

Be Someone’s Star
The Wellington City Mission would love your help street collecting on
1 December.  Give a couple of hours or join with friends to help for the day.  Support a great cause and make a huge difference to those struggling!  Sign up on City Mission web page or contact Ella: ella@wgtncitymission.org.nz or
245 0882.

 

Newsletter 29 October

Rosie’s Mission Trip
If you would like to donate to support Rosie’s mission trip there are marked envelopes in the gathering area.  Or donate direct to our bank account with the reference Rosie’s Mission
02 0500 0019955 00

Anglican Missions Spring Appeal
This spring we are raising funds for three causes:
· Diocesan Boys Hostel, Pakistan
· Mission Partner Margaret Poynton, Papua New Guinea
· Mission Partner Miriam Tillman, Togo, West Africa.
There are envelopes and credit card forms on the Welcome desk.

Angels and Heroes Party  
Free fun alternative to Halloween for families with children up to
13 years.  Dress up as angels and heroes.  St Ninian’s Church, Tuesday 31 October, 5 30 pm.

Afternoon Fellowship
Wednesday 1 November 1.30 pm in the Meeting Room, AGM.  All welcome.

9 am Congregation Meeting
The 9 am service congregation is invited to meet Wednesday
15 November at 7.30 pm.  We will be brainstorming how to grow our congregation.

Zealandia Luncheon

Join us for lunch at Zealandia on Thursday 16 November from 11 am.  Select your own food and drink from the cabinet as you come in.  Everyone is welcome and we encourage you to bring a friend. RSVP to Judy Edgar 476 7257.  Let Judy know if you are in need of or can provide transport.


Office Closed
The Parish office will be closed
3 — 8 November for staff training and retreat.

NEW WINE KAPITI—18-22 January
This is our church summer camp.
Register Now!!
Early bird prices close 30 November.  Register at newwine.org.nz/summer-festivals.  Note that the maximum cost for families amount is still $480.

Accommodation
We have some off site accommodation available at two Holiday Homes KAC has booked.  Contact Wendy Davidson if you would like off site accommodation. 

Thank You
A big thank you to everyone who brought soup and helped serve for the Thinking Ahead, Living Well seminar.  Our hospitality was greatly appreciated by those that attended.

Newsletter 22 October

9 am Congregation Meeting
The 9 am service congregation is invited to meet Wednesday 15 November at 7.30 pm.  We will be brainstorming how to grow our congregation

Family Fish n Chip Night
Friday 27 October - Come along to KAC and join the church family for a Fry-day night of fun.  Starts 5:30 pm, finishes around 7 pm.  Text your order to Kate at 021 124 5471 by
26 October.  Fish, chips and hot dogs orders only please.  Feel free to invite friends to join us.  If the weather behaves we will have some backyard cricket/games for the older kids, more games inside, as well as the bouncy castle after we have eaten.  BYO wine or beer to share, pay for your food by Koha on the night or through online banking.

Anglican Missions Spring Appeal
This spring we are raising funds for three causes:
· Diocesan Boys Hostel, Pakistan
· Mission Partner Margaret Poynton, Papua New Guinea
· Mission Partner Miriam Tillman, Togo, West Africa.
There are envelopes and credit card forms on the Welcome desk.

Rosie’s Mission Trip
If you would like to donate to support Rosie’s mission trip there are marked envelopes in the gathering area.  Or donate direct to our bank account with the reference Rosie’s Mission
02 0500 0019955 00

Karori Food Bank
The Food Bank would appreciate donations of:  Biscuits, Crackers, tea, coffee, rice, cans of spaghetti, baked beans and fruit, dishwasher fluid, laundry powder, soap, toothpaste and toilet rolls.  Donations can be left at the Karori Community Centre office Monday to Friday, 9.30 am—2 pm and Wednesday until 6 pm.  Or in the yellow wheelie bin if the office is unattended.

House Sitter Available
Zoё will be between flats November—January.  If you are looking for a reliable house-sitter, please contact her at the office.

NEW WINE KAPITI
18-22 January
This is our church summer camp.
Register Now!!
Early bird prices close 30 November.  Register at newwine.org.nz/summer-festivals.  Note that the maximum cost for families amount is still $480.
We have some off site accommodation available at two Holiday Homes KAC has booked.  Contact Wendy Davidson if you would like off site accommodation. 

Thinking Ahead, Living Well

27 October 9.45 am at St Mary’s Church
(light lunch provided)
Discuss issues that are of interest to seniors and their families.  Seminar 1 discussions:
Advanced Care Planning, Speaker: Helen Rigby
Elder Law, Speaker: Sara Jones.
Invite your friends and family.