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Upcoming Events ..

Parish events ...

Date          Event
1 May 

Alpha 2019, to introduce people to Christian faith, is meeting in the Hall on Wednesdays. It begins with a soup and roll lunch after the Vege Run has ended.

 
13 September Messy Church  Our last St John’s Messy Church will take place on Friday 13 September 5-7pm. We expect the theme to be ‘The Greatest Party Ever’, as Messy Church has been an important part of our parish life for many years. Everyone who has been involved in Messy Church over the years is invited to join us then. In November, we will launch a new monthly Friday evening gathering, Whanau Friday
  

14 September Trentham Youth Worker Trust  will be having a cake stall at the Upper Hutt Spring Festival on Saturday 14 September.  If you are willing to help on the stall or with baking please talk to Kate Horton (021 625 664).  
    

5 October Garage Sale  on Saturday 5 October 8am—Noon. 
   

6 October Pet Service Sunday 6 October  10.30am in the Hall. All pets and people welcome.  
  
23 October Parish Quiz at The Tote on the evening of Wednesday 23 October. Tickets ($10) will be available shortly.  


Church Calendar

See the Anglican Diocese of Wellington  web page for the church calendar and upcoming events.

Date    Event
17 AugustBelmont Archdeaconry Pre-Synod Meeting 2019 is at St James, Lower Hutt, on Saturday 17 August 10am-2pm  
  
23 AugustThis month’s CMS meeting is a talk on  “Being Disciples Who Make Disciples” by Katie Bennett. (NZCMS Mission Partner from Spain). It is on  Friday 23 August, 7:30pm (7:00pm for coffee) at  St Augustine’s Anglican Church, 12 Britannia St,  Petone.  
   

7 SeptemberDiocesan Team Training Day Saturday 7 September at the Central Baptist Church, Palmerston North This event is for all teams and their leaders, including Wardens, Vestry members, children’s ministry volunteers, youth workers, and those in any other lay ministry, and clergy. There will be a wide range of workshops
  
14 SeptemberTrentham Youth Worker Trust  will be having a cake stall at the Spring Festival on Saturday 14 September.   
   


Climate Change Response

Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill After public consultation, this bill replaces the original Zero Carbon Act. The Bishops are asking Anglicans to make submissions to the Select Committee considering the bill.  See the pamphlet available in the Church foyer for more information relating to make a submission.

An explanatory video can be found here.

And a sermon from Bishop Ellie here.


Youth 

See the youth section for a list of upcoming youth events in the Church.


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