Tower Room Window
The Justice & Mission committee invites you to think about how we can use our window to create a display that demonstrates our respect and shared grief for the people in Christchurch and for our Muslim neighbours. Please contact Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743, if you have any ideas and are willing to create such a display.
Are you a qualified First Aider?
We are updating our list of First Aid volunteers. If you have a current First Aid Certificate or a CPR Certificate and would be willing to assist if a situation arose during a BUC activity you were involved in – Please contact Helen Rowe on 0423 009 813 to indicate your interest. The names of our First Aid volunteers are posted on the notice board in the gathering space.
Holy Week Worship
During Holy Week we will continue to listen, to listen to the stories and voices of people who are often not heard. If you would like to offer your voice in our worship during this time please let Saide know, 0407 096 743.
Lenten FUNdraising Stalls
Be ready to buy up big at the stalls after worship on Sundays 7th & 14th April. On offer: craft, baked goods and preserves. If you have something you want to contribute please bring it along on the day. If you have any questions call Glenice, 0414 319 649, or Saide, 0407 096 743. The fun continues after Easter with Helen Burnham’s now famous Pop-Up Shop Op for three-four weeks from 28th April.
Lenten Reflection Group
The Discipleship & Education Committee has chosen the Centre for Theology & Ministry resource ‘Lenten Reflections 2019‘ for our focus this season. You are invited to join with others in discussing your Lenten reflections.
When? Thursday evenings 21/3, 28/3, 4/4, 11/4 (and come back on 18/4 for our Maundy Thursday service)
Where? Gathering Space in the Church.
Time? 7:30-9:00pm in the Church
Marvellously Munchable March Dinners
It’s time to sign up to join in the fun of sharing a meal the weekend of 29th to 31st March. You can be a guest or a host. Everyone involved is invited to contribute to the meal. Please check out the invitation online or pick up a copy at worship. Responses are due by Sunday 24thMarch. Contact Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743 if you have any questions.
Our first Welcoming Ceremony for 2019 will be offered on Sunday 31st March. This is an opportunity for people new to the congregation to offer a commitment to the ministry and mission of our community and for the congregation to offer a statement of support in return. If you would like to participate please contact Ian Ferguson, 0438 547 842.
April Olive Branch
Please email your contributions (news, stories, reflections, photos, reports, etc) for the April Olive Branch to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 25th March for publication on Sunday 31st March.