The Anglican Parish of Johnsonville

St Johns, Johnsonville and Holy Trinity, Ohariu

Parish notices – 31 March 2012

Alister on leave

Alister is on leave from Easter Monday to Easter Friday. In case of pastoral emergency a message can be left with the Wardens or with Katie in the office.


Copies of Sunday morning sermons are available at the back of the church and on the website. Click on the Sermons link from the main menu on the left to see them.


The next AAW meeting will be on Thursday, 4 April in the Hunter Lounge. Toni Finkle will talk about her Camino walk last year, and show pictures.

Mission boxes

Please remember to bring your mission boxes in during April. If you can’t bring them in, please contact Claire Hunter, 478-8568.

First Aid courses

We setting up opportunities for first aid training for parish members. We want to make sure there are enough people trained to provide support when it is needed. It is also a requirement for any activities involving children and young people. If you are interested in taking part in the training, please contact David Earle (ph 478 0678).

We are also looking into a short CPR training course. More on this soon.

Bishop Justin on Real Life

This Sunday night (31 March, Easter Sunday) the guest on Real LIfe will be the Anglican Bishop of Wellington, Bishop Justin Duckworth. This will air on Newstalk ZB from 8 to 9pm.

Furniture for Tonga

There will be another trip to Tonga to help at St Andrew’s school. One of the volunteer groups last year refurbished a house owned by the school. The house is being kept to accommodate volunteers who go to Tonga to work in, or at, the school, but at the moment it is bare. We are looking for some furniture to put in it: lounge suite; 2 easy chairs; queen-size bed and mattress; small kitchen table and maybe two chairs; freestanding wardrobes and chests of drawers; coffee table; saucepans (decent ones are very hard to come by in Tonga. We would also be grateful for anything else you care to donate. We have a container going to Tonga, which we will be filling from the middle of April to the end of April. We can store offerings in the meantime. You can contact Maurice Dagger or 478-3620. We can pick up.

Anglican Missions Lenten Appeal

Envelopes for the Anglican Missions Lenten Appeal 2013 are at the back of the church. Please consider donating. You can leave the envelope in the Sunday offering, or you can donate online at



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