The Anglican Parish of Johnsonville

St Johns, Johnsonville and Holy Trinity, Ohariu

Parish notices – 1 December 2013



All women in the parish are welcome to come to these events.
Wednesday 4 December, 11.00am. AAW Advent Service at St. Mary’s Church, Karori. We will carpool from the church at 10.00am. Please bring a small plate of food to share after the service. Please ring Margaret Smith, 938-7915, to confirm if you wish to come.
Tuesday, 10 December, 6.30pm. St John’s AAW Christmas function. Carol Service at Old St. Paul’s Church. We will carpool from the church at 5.30 p.m. so that there is time to look at the decorations before the service. Supper afterwards at Toni Finkle’s home, Churton Drive. Please bring a small plate of food to share at Toni’s and please ring Margaret Smith, 938-7915, to confirm you are coming.

Thursday, 12 December, following the 10.00am service is the Senior Parishioners’ morning tea.

Working bee, 7 December

This will be to spruce up both the interior and exterior of the Church and Hall including the grounds before Christmas. As you arrive Dennis Mann will provide you with outside work options and Pam Hartley with inside ones. Your contribution any time between 9.00 am and 11.00 am would be appreciated. Morning tea will be provided.

Parish dinner

Thursday 12 December, 6.00pm for 6.30pm in the parish hall. Tickets $15 (under 12 free). This will include the meal and a glass of wine (or similar). You are welcome to BYO wine.
Any money left after costs are covered will be used for children’s ministry Christmas activi-ties as they have in the past. Please avoid parking at the church so children can play on scooters, bikes etc. there. Kids bring your wheels.
Tickets available from the office or Vestry members from 22 November. Numbers will be limited so do get your tickets early.

Blue Christmas service

You are invited to go along to this special service at St Michael’s, Newlands at 7.00pm on Sunday, 15 December. It acknowledges that Christmas is not always a joyful time, and of-fers an opportunity to be with God as you are. Flyers at the back of the church.

City Mission: Christmas gift wrapping

Wellington City Mission is raising funds by offering a gift wrapping service at the Ware-house Johnsonville on the weekend prior to Christmas, and Katie is coordinating it. We need volunteers to staff the wrapping booth between noon and 4.00pm on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 December.
If you are able to help during these times, please get in touch with Katie, 973-1729 or


Prayers for those who have died

The office computer has lost the names of many people who have died who we would normally be praying for on their anniversary. If someone who is important to you has not appeared on their anniversary this year, and you would like us to continue to pray for them, please let Katie know: 973-1729 or Thank you for your help with this.

Roster for December, January and February

Please pick up your named roster from the back of the church.

CWS Philippines typhoon appeal

Flyers for this appeal are at the back of the church.



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