22 October 2017


9.30am Prayers in the Halliday Room 

10.00 am   Morning Worship led by Rev Mervyn Aitken


Next Sunday – any old NZ Coins?

Rev Mervyn Aitken has asked if you could bring to the Service next week (22nd Oct) any old NZ Coins for the Children’s talk – halfpennies, pennies, threepences, sixpences, shillings, florins, halfcrowns, crowns.  Thanks

Parish Pantry

Ever wondered what happens to the goods taken forward with the offering on Sunday Mornings?  It's shared between  the Johnsonville and Newlands FoodBanks and distributed to those in need.  Our continued support is greatly appreciated and is relied on.  Thanks to all of you for giving so frequently and generously.

For further information contact Andrew Donovan.


All Op Shop Volunteers: - Luncheon

Thank you to all volunteers, on Thursday 19th October, in Room 4, Johnsonville Community Centre, 12:30pm.  Contributions for Food Bank would be appreciated.



New Volunteers needed!.  2 to 3 hours of your time once a month. 
Shifts are:        Tues & Weds: 10am - 12pm, and 12 - 2pm

                        Fri:                    11.30am - 1.45pm, and 1pm - 4pm

                        Sat:                  9. 30am - 12pm

Sale Day on the last Saturday of the month from 9am to 12pm.   Please call Yvette on 938 7372 or 021605754 or email : ycelliston@gmail.com

eMessenger – October 2017

The October 2017 edition of the eMessenger is now available on the Methodist website http://www.methodist.org.nz/e_messenger.


The Leprosy Mission: Auckland Marathon

Gillian Whitley, Executive Director of the Leprosy Mission, and her daughter Ruth, will be running in the Auckland Marathon on Sunday 29th October.  They are seeking sponsors to help them raise $4320, the amount they need to cure 10 people from leprosy for ever.  Any donation you can make will make a real difference.  Go to https://give.everydayhero.com/nz/gillian-running-4-rights, to make a donation.  Thanks


Bushfire newsletter – October 2017

Lots of information regarding the Women's Assembly, Mission updates and from our UN Convenor.  Copies on the table in the foyer.


Lectionary – 2017/2018 (Year B – Mark)

Copies of the Lectionary for next year are available in the Foyer after this morning’s service (or in the office) – A5 or A6 (pocket size) booklets.


Mission and Community Committee

Meeting on Wednesday 18th November, in Committee Room, 7:30pm