The Anglican Parish of Johnsonville

St Johns, Johnsonville and Holy Trinity, Ohariu

Parish notices – 18 August 2013


CPR course

The rescheduled CPR course is planned for Monday 19th August 7pm to 8pm. If you registered for the original date, could you please indicate that you are able to attend by ticking the list at the back of the church. If you were not able to attend last month but could make it this time, please add your name.

Men’s Group

The next Men’s Group meeting will be on Friday, 30 August, at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm meal. Maurice Dagger will speak to us about the mission work he’s been doing at St Andrew’s School in Tonga. Please sign up at the back of the church.

St Michael’s Newlands fundraiser: Quiz night

Sunday, 8 September. From 6.45pm in the bar area at Khandallah Trading Company, 1 Ganges Rd., Khandallah. Cost $12 per ticket. Special meal deal for quiz-goers if you go early: $25 for meal and drink.
St Michael’s challenges the other parishes in the cluster to put together a team of 4 to 6 players and come along. If you have too many to make a team, the extras can join another team on the night. There will be a door prize, raffles, and games, so bring along gold coins
to play. For information or to buy tickets, contact Liz Maclean, (021) 491 444, or ring Katie in the St Michael’s/St John’s office, 973-1729.

Live Below the Line

This year LBTL will run from 23 to 27 September. Participants will try to feed themselves on $2.25 per day—the equivalent of the extreme poverty line. Katie and David would like to get together with others interested in completing the challenge, to plan together, perhaps buy a few items in bulk together, and share an LBTL meal during the week. To find out more about the challenge, go to They also have a Facebook page at If you are considering completing the challenge and would like to work together, please speak to Katie or David, 478-0678.


The Fair is coming up!

Onslow College, Saturday 19 October, 10.00am

Can you help?

  • If you’d like to be involved, speak to John Sissons, 478-5824.
  • Bring donations in during office hours or speak to John to make other arrangements.
  • We’ll need marmalade makers and baked goods—more details closer to the time.
  • We’ll need people to distribute leaflets—more details later.

Help with transport

A female parishioner living in Bould St needs backup transport to the Sunday 10.00am service. As the transport coordinator will be away, please contact Katie in the office if you can help.

Roster needs

Are you able to spare an hour or two once a month? We have several vacancies on rosters and would love to be able to fill these. If you have the Time and Talents for one of these roles we would love to talk to you. They include sidesperson once a month for the 8.30am and 10am services, running the data projector at the 10am service, assisting at mainly music occasionally on a Wednesday morning, helping in the garden of rest,  and helping clean the hall once a month Contact Katie or Pam, 232-2138.

CPAC celebration

This weekend the congregation of Churton Park Anglican Church are celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the first Eucharist in Churton Park School, which was sponsored by a committee from the congregation of Saint John’s. The bishop will be there for the celebration of the Eucharist at 10.00am today, and some of our parishioners are going along. Remember our latest daughter in your prayers.

RoundAbout for September/October/November 

…will be published on 30 August. If you have something you’d like us to include, please submit it to Ailsa,, by Friday, 23 August.



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