News for Sunday 31 January 2016

We Remember
It is with sadness that we bring news that Angela England passed away on Friday 29 January.  The family will have a private family funeral service for Angela and also a Memorial service at St Mary’s (date and time to be announced).  Please remember Garth and their family in your prayers.

Ash Wednesday Services
Wednesday 10 February 10 am in Parish Offices and 7 pm in church.

Baptism Service
The first baptism service this year will be on 6 March.  Contact Rev Paul for more information.

Stamps
Please keep your stamps (not KiwiStamp type) and put in the Stamp box at the back of the church.  Money from their sale goes to Anglican Missions.

AGM
Date for your diary, Monday 29 February, 7.30 pm.

House For Rent—Karori
Semi-furnished 2-3 bedroom house for rent with garage and off-street parking, Karori Park area.  Responsible tenants required.  Available immediately.  $300-$320 dollars per week negotiable. Call Robin Willink 022 657 6417 ASAP or talk to Rev Paul.

ECEC
St Mary’s Early Childhood Education Centre currently have spaces available for children 2 years and over. If you are interested we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website www.stmaryschildcare.org.nz or contact us 476 0319 or email stmarys.ecc.karori@xtra.co.nz

60th Wedding Anniversary
It is Don and Jean Murphy’s 60th anniversary on 4 February. They have made a donation towards the flowers to mark this event.  Congratulations!

Playgroup
Playgroup starts for the year  on Monday 15 February, 9.30 am. Everyone welcome.

Lenten Study Series
Our Lenten study will be focusing on one of the Diocesan key priorities, “Generous Hospitality”.  We will be studying this together in small groups every Wednesday for seven weeks, starting after the Ash Wednesday service on 10 February, 7.30 pm at St Mary’s.  Sign up now on the clipboards.