Come join us for lunch after the Christmas Parade (UPDATED)

Family Lunch – at the ‘church on the hill’ UPDATE: The Christmas Parade has been cancelled due to the bad weather.  We are still going ahead with the Family Lunch.  Please come and join us around 11.30 and stay to help decorate the church and hall. Come on up after the Johnsonville Christmas Parade andContinue reading “Come join us for lunch after the Christmas Parade (UPDATED)”

Christmas with Johnsonville Anglicans

We would love you to share Advent and Christmas with us this year.  The following are the activities and services we have planned. Saturday 30 November 12.00 noon – Awesome Church – lunch and decorations We are having a special Awesome Church family gathering to follow the Johnsonville Christmas parade and fair. It will startContinue reading “Christmas with Johnsonville Anglicans”

Blue Christmas service – Sunday 8 December

You are invited to join us for a Blue Christmas service, Sunday 8 December, 7pm This service acknowledges that Christmas is not always a joyful time: it can be a time when loss, grief, regrets and sorrow, loneliness, poverty and ill health can be more painful than ever. If you are grieving loved ones, ifContinue reading “Blue Christmas service – Sunday 8 December”

Friendship Christmas Lunch

St John’s Anglican Church (the church on the hill) Friendship Christmas Lunch 25 December 2013 12.00noon Family away at Christmas? New to Wellington? New to New Zealand? Enjoy good company and food? Then join us in the church hall for lunch on Christmas Day. We will provide lunch, entertainment and dining companions. Housebound or notContinue reading “Friendship Christmas Lunch”

Family learning activity: Love one another (4th Sunday in Advent)

Today is the fourth Sunday in Advent. Advent is the time we prepare for Jesus at Christmas time. Today we light the candle for love, which reminds us of Jesus’ love for us and our love for each other When you go away on holiday, you usually leave your neighbours with a set of instructions:Continue reading “Family learning activity: Love one another (4th Sunday in Advent)”

Archbishops’ Christmas Message and Bishop’s December News

This year’s annual Christmas message from the Archbishops comes from Archbishop Winston Halapua. He was in Apia when Cyclone Evan struck and is still there working with the people of Samoa as they face the reality of the clean up.  In his message, he reflects on the disaster in Samoa and Fiji and the horrendous tragedy in the UnitedContinue reading “Archbishops’ Christmas Message and Bishop’s December News”

Family learning activity: Finding joy (3rd Sunday in Advent)

Today is the third Sunday in Advent. Advent is the time we prepare for Jesus at Christmas time. Today we light the candle for joy, which reminds us of how Jesus brings joy to our lives.  What is something you really enjoy doing?  Who do you enjoy doing it with? We can find joy inContinue reading “Family learning activity: Finding joy (3rd Sunday in Advent)”

Join us for Christmas

Merry Christmas from Johnsonville Anglicans! We hope you have a safe and joyous holiday. Here is a list of our services during this special time. Please join us. St John’s Christmas Eve, Monday 24 December 6.00pm Awesome Christmas & Christingles Service A simple, child and family-focussed service to help all recapture the special wonder ofContinue reading “Join us for Christmas”