News for Sunday 25 September 2016

Baptisms at 9 am service
Welcome to the families and friends of Braxton Hurrell and Teagan Mansard.  Braxton and Teagan are being baptized today.   Please keep these little ones in your prayers

We remember
Gwen Martin died last week and the family had a small service yesterday.
Please keep their families in your prayers.

Thanksgiving Dinner
You are invited to join our church family at a Thanksgiving Dinner to celebrate the past and to secure the future.  Invitations are in the Gathering Area, please take one.  Saturday 15 October, 6.30 pm, St Mary’s Church, Karori

NEW WINE SUMMER FESTIVAL
Kapiti—19 to 23 JANUARY 2017
“Your Love Cries Out. ….because your love is better than life.”  Ps 63

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:  Early bird prices close
30 November.  Register at newwine.org.nz/summer-festivals.  Note that 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.
Accommodation
We have some accommodation available at a Holiday Home KAC has booked.  Contact Wendy Davidson.


Infoodle Roster Reminders
We’re aware of some confusion around Infoodle reminders.  In future you will get a reminder email on the Monday before your next rostered duty.  This email will also contain the readings.

Earthquake Status of the Church

People have been asking whether we can go back to using the sanctuary now that the tower is strengthened.  The answer is NO!  

The sanctuary and the choir vestry are now the most vulnerable parts of the building.  The choir vestry should not be used and the sanctuary entered sparingly.

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