News for Sunday 6 November 2016

We remember
We remember Mike Foster who died this week.  Mike’s funeral will be held at
St Mary’s on Monday, 7 November, 11 am.  Please keep Joyce and their family in your prayers.

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.

Pledges for 2017
A reminder to complete your pledge form.  Completed pledge forms can be put into the offering bags or returned to the office.

John’s Open Office
John will not be at his open office this week.

Can You Play the Cello?
Is there a cellist in the congregation who could play at the Nine Lessons and Carols service on 11 December.  Please contact David 027 447 9901.

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
 
Congratulations!!
Congratulations to Tom Snaddon who has been awarded the 2017 Courtney-O’Connor Scholarship for the Bachelor of Business Management, with a major study in Marketing and New Media, at the International College of Management Sydney (ICMS).  We wish Tom every blessing as he will begin this new step in his career.

NEW WINE SUMMER FESTIVAL
Kapiti—19 to 23 JANUARY 2017
This is our church camp and there is a programme for all ages 0-99!  The Kapiti summer festival is about our community coming together, getting to know one another, laughing, worshipping, becoming equipped for the year ahead where together we seek to see God’s kingdom in our everyday lives.

Register now:  newwine.org.nz/summer-festivals.  Early bird prices close 30 November, the maximum cost for families amount has dropped to $480.  Also complete one of our forms to let us know that you are coming and to register for meals.