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Parish Picnic this Sunday, Jan 31st Join us on Pūkākā Pa / Marsland Hill from 12 noon as we celebrate a new year together – the 175th for our parish! BYO your picnic essentials (no glass or alcohol please). There will be a recital given on The Kibby Carillon as part of the event and it will be a lovely chance for us to enjoy each other’s company and celebrate the beginning of a special year for our Parish.
Ash Wednesday Preparation It is almost THAT time of year again- when we burn last year’s Palm Sunday Crosses into ashes for our upcoming Ash Wednesday service. If you have some crosses lurking could you please bring them to the parish office by Monday 15 February.
Welcome Rukas! We are thrilled that Jay and his family are officially “locals” and part of our community! Jay will be on-site at the Cathedral from this coming Monday 1 February. As a sign of our hospitality, we would like to gift them a week of meals from ‘My Foodbag’, to help make the transition slightly less complicated. If you would like to contribute, please bring a donation to Jen in the Parish Office.
Food 4 Thought Our bible study group Food 4 Thought resumes on Thursday, February 11th (and weekly thereafter) at 10am in the Upper Hatherly Chapel. New members are warmly welcome. Come along or contact Kerry on 753 3004 for more details.
Families and Young People There is lots happening in this space. Pūkeko Stomp is back on at 10am every Monday and Thursday from this week (Feb 1st). Cath is looking for people who’d like to get involved by volunteering for the Pūkeko Stomp Kitchen Helper Roster (or sending in home baking). If you can spare an hour every few weeks – or if you’re after any info about our young people and families programmes get in touch on 021 024 35698 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Koru Krew Tween Group returns on Thursday 4th February 3:30-5 pm and Faith Crew is back from Sunday the 7th (not the following week as incorrectly run in this week’s pewsheet).
Want To Be A Faith Crew Leader? Cath is looking for a volunteer to help her run Faith Crew on Sundays at 10am. All you need is energy and enthusiasm – Cath will work alongside you and supply oodles of support and guidance. Call or email Cath (021 024 35698 and email@example.com) to find out more.
Request for Accommodation Mature single Christian woman from Hawaii requiring short or long term accommodation in a Christian household from early/mid February. “I value health and wellbeing, faith and wise company. I'd prefer to be accessible to town and beach or Welbourn and ideally not too far to the west of town.” If you help contact Kulia on 020 4193 9684.
Christopher’s 100th Organ Recital 2021’s Organ Recital Series will begin with a special 1pm concert on Saturday 13th of February at the Interim Cathedral ($5 admission). The regular series will continue throughout the year on the third Thursday of every month at 12.15pm with admission being a gold coin donation.
Community Café The Community Café is up and humming every Tuesday morning from 7.30am-9.45am. Enjoy items from our changing menu of sweet and savoury options like pancakes, crepes, porridge, beans and sausages or toast and preserves. All items are a (suggested) $1 donation and all money raised goes to local and international causes.
Archdeaconry Events 2021 There will be a new format for meeting together this year. Read about the rationale behind the changes and see what we have planned HERE.