The evening promoting overseas mission events has taken place since I last wrote. We invited local doctors and parishioners to come and hear firsthand experiences of members of our congregation who had been on mission visits to Cambodia, India, and Sri Lanka. It was encouraging to hear what they had been up to, how much they had gained from the experience and how enthusiastic they were to share what they had learnt. 30 of us shared an Indian meal afterwards – thank you to Paul Hendy for arranging this.
The following Friday we shared a pancake evening where it was a delight to see young and old sharing the making and eating of pancakes. A variety of fillings provided a gourmet evening – thank you Hanlie and all those who supported the event.
A visitor from the Mission Aviation Fellowship, Ryan, and another who is about to go to Papua New Guinea for 3 years as a support worker for the Diocesan Office, Margaret, gave us further insight into the outreach world and widened our horizons from the parish which is always a good thing.
We have also hosted an evening for those involved with the Anglican missions Board which gave those who attended an insight into what other dioceses are doing as well as our own with regards to mission. Waiapu is supporting work into Papua New Guinea and three members of our congregation are flying out later this month as part of a joint venture between three diocese in New Zealand, England and Australia.
Please join me in praying for Peter Williamson, Paul Hendy and Neil Eagles as they join in that trip. We will be hosting a dinner afterwards to hear about their adventures and share in their experiences. Watch this space.
Monday – Wednesday : 10 am – 12 noon
Sunday : 8 am – 12 noon & 6.30 pm – 8pm
ROTATING GOURMET DINNER & AUCTION
At: All Saints’ Church Hall Taradale at 6.30pm
Cost: $45 per person
- There will be 10 (possibly 11) tables with 10 guests /table
- 10 cooks (very capable friends of mine) have offered to prepare and serve an
entrée, main and dessert for 10 people
- Each table will have it`s own unique 3 course menu
- After studying the menus (at the beginning of the evening), the guests can
book the course of their choice, moving between tables to enjoy
the different courses
Auction: Planned between Main and Dessert
DONATED ITEMS FOR AUCTION WILL BE APPRECIATED i.e. SERVICES, RAFFLE
For more info please contact Di 027 575 1848
Games night – including puzzle building competition