A A W – visit to botanical gardens

On Thursday 4 October the AAW will visit the Wellington Botanical Gardens to see the tulips. Please meet in the St John’s car park at 1.30pm for car pooling. After our walk we will have afternoon tea at Picnic café in the rose gardens. As we have to let the Cafe know numbers, please let Toni, Christine Gibbons or Judith Robinson know if youContinue reading “A A W – visit to botanical gardens”

Lay ministry training

Following on from the training David did earlier in the year, Fr Michael will be running some training sessions after the 10.00am service. These will be informal, and could be very useful for anyone interested in or already involved in ministries. This Sunday’s session will focus on doing prayers. This will be followed be one for liturgical assistants, date to be confirmed.

The Fair is getting closer and we still need your help

The Fair will be on 27 October this year. The date is fast approaching and plans are being made. We would like request your help. We need people to help: on the day before with set up, and on the day with running stalls and helping out at stalls. If you are able to help with anyContinue reading “The Fair is getting closer and we still need your help”

Barnabas Fund talk

Dr Patrick Sokhdeo, Founder and International Director of the Barnabas Fund, will speak about “The Church, Islam, the Middle East and the West”. Tuesday, 9 October, 7.30 to 8.30pm, North Porirua Baptist Church, Whitby Village (by the lake). Followed by tea and coffee. For more information ring the Barnabas Fund office, 0800 008 805

Lament, Hope, Action: Christian Environmental Conference in October focuses on creation care

How does ‘care for creation’ become incorporated into the shared life of the Church, and into our everyday lives? How can our worship, our prayer, and our mission, demonstrate God’s love for the whole of creation? How do we encourage and enable others to live sustainably? These are some of the questions behind Lament, Hope, Action:Continue reading “Lament, Hope, Action: Christian Environmental Conference in October focuses on creation care”

Invitation from Third Order Franciscans

Living simply in a complex world – how often do we wonder how to do that? It’s the subject Susan Pitchford will be exploring for our benefit. Susan illuminates the Franciscan tradition, not as the exclusive possession of monks cloistered in a monastery, but as a spiritual path for ordinary people living in the 21st century. The Third Order Society of St Francis invitesContinue reading “Invitation from Third Order Franciscans”

Fashion Parade – 14 September

Anglican Parish of Johnsonville Association of Anglican Women present: Spring Fashion Show from Village Rose a fundraiser for St John’s mainly music 14 September – 7.30 pm St John’s Parish Hall Johnsonville $15 tickets – includes supper, spot prizes and raffles. Tickets available from the Church Office, 973-1729, open Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9.00am – 12.00Continue reading “Fashion Parade – 14 September”

St Michael’s Centenary

Our daughter church is celebrating 100 years on 15 and 16 September. Drop in Saturday from 10.00am to 3.00pm, go along to the 10.00am service on Sunday 16th, or join the parishioners for lunch in the Newlands School Hall on Sunday. For more information contact Jane Dagger, daggerfam@xtra.co.nz . or visit their website.