News for Sunday 23 October 2016

Diocesan Hui
The Diocesan Hui (Our Family Reunion!) is on Parihaka Day, 5 November 2016, from 10 am to mid-afternoon.  Together we will celebrate, worship, tell stories, and cross-pollinate.  We’ll explore the three 2017 Diocesan themes:  Our Transforming God/Discipleship, Reducing Carbon Emissions/Climate Change, and Child Poverty.  

There will also be a screening of the film Taterakihi, which tells the story of Parihaka.  ALL are invited to the Wellington Cathedral for our annual family-friendly Hui.

SMASH Cricket Club
We are really pleased to be starting up the SMASH Summer Cricket again.  Our team are lively, well supported and the games are a huge highlight each week.  BUT we need equipment!  If you have equipment spare to donate—bats, pads, balls, stumps, it will be gratefully received.  Contact Tabatha 476 2747 

Infoodle Roster Training
We’re holding two training sessions on using your rosters on Infoodle:  --13 November after the 10.30 service  and 19 November at 11 am.  We will meet in the church so we can use the big screens.  All people who are on rosters and need to use Infoodle are invited to attend.

Annual Bishop’s Golf Day
The Annual Bishop’s Golf Day, playing for the Danny Te Hiko Memorial Cup, will be held at the Levin Golf Club, 11 November.  Tee off times 9.30 am onwards.  Cost $20.00 each per round.  If you’re interested in joining Bishop Justin for an eventful day or for more information, email Brenda Callear or 233 8244.

Sunday Kids Ministry Naming Competition
We are looking for some inspiration in the renaming of our programme (previously known as Sunday School)!  Get your creative juices flowing and email Kate, at with your suggestions.  Prizes include movie tickets and jar of sweets! Entries welcome from kids and adults.  Send in as many ideas as you want before the 31 October.

CMS Newsletter
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KAC Playgroup meets every Monday of the school term for preschool aged children and their parents/caregivers.  Join us in a caring, safe environment with lots of toys and great morning tea!  For more information contact Nikki 027 696 7694.
Where:  in the meeting hall behind the SMASH hall
When:  Mondays 9.30—11.30 am
We're also looking for more adult helpers to join our team - if you may be available please let Nikki know!