News for Sunday 20 March 2016

Paul McIntosh’s Appointment
Paul has been appointed as Priest in Charge in Northland-Wilton parish.  Our farewell for Paul, Catherine and Naomi is today, 10—10.45 am (bring a plate for morning tea).  Paul’s last service with us is Easter Sunday.  His installation service at St Anne’s is Friday 15 April at 7 pm.  All welcome.

Diocesan Leadership Day
Calling all our leaders in all ministries!  The April Leadership Training Day is nearly here.  Spread the word and make sure the date this in your diaries—
9 April.  For more information  www:movementonline.org.nz/

John’s Open Office
John’s open office this Tuesday is cancelled as he is recovering from surgery.  Please keep him in your prayers.

Easter Church Clean-up
Saturday 26 March 9.30 am.  Bring cleaning materials and friends and come and help make St Mary’s gleam for Easter.

Piano Wanted
If you know of a piano that is in reasonable condition please contact Elizabeth Lee, elizabeth.lee@xtra.co.nz or ph 4769809.

We Remember
Rodney Alan, brother of Jenny Spiers and past Parishioner of Karori Anglican, passed away on Thursday 17 March.  Please remember Jenny and Rodney’s family in your prayers.

Cyclone Appeal for Fiji
Anglican Missions is launching an emergency appeal in the wake of Cyclone Winston. We ask for your support to provide disaster relief to our brothers and sisters in the Pacific who have been affected.  Please remember the people of the Diocese of Polynesia in your prayers  To donate go to www.angmissions.org.nz

Lenten Appeal 2016
One of the projects for the Lenten Appeal this year is the Children’s Drop in Centre in Fiji.  This is for victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) in the Diocese of Polynesia in Fiji.  The Diocese will partner with Homes of Hope and other organisations to provide a safe refuge.  The Missions target is $20,000.  Envelopes for donations are available in the Gathering Area.