2020 Mission Box money, as well as general donationsreceived in response to the Moderator’s Vanuatu Appeal, will be forwarded shortly to PCANZ. Earlier in the year Cyclone Harold caused devastating havoc in Vanuatu where the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand have had a missionary presence for many years.
Creating more Small Groups. These are important in the life of our church. If anyone wants to establish a small group or enquire about one Jon or Sage or Elaine Henry may be able to assist.
Heating in the church. You will be aware that with the old heating system no longer functioning we are currently hiring a diesel fired heater at a cost of $600 per month. The Governance Council is investigating the purchase of a heater similar to the temporary one.
More Hall cleaners are wanted for the roster. If you can help out with this, please see the notice elsewhere in the Weekly Bulletin.
Finances. We are facing a greater deficit this year than budgeted for and this is of concern to the Governance Council.
Budget for 2020/21 is currently being worked on by our Treasurer and will be presented to the July Governance Council meeting for their recommendation to the congregation at our AGM in September.
10 am for Sunday Services. Our Sunday morning services will continue to commence at 10 am for at least the winter months. We will review the matter in the spring.
Surplus Communion Chairs ex St Andrews are available to members of the congregation. If you would like one, please see the notice elsewhere in the Weekly Bulletin.
Building Update was received. Hopefully within the next month our application for Resource Consent will be presented to the Tasman District Council. Many of the finer building details are now being worked through such as kitchen and audio-visual details.
Alpha Course. Sage is spearheading this. The commencement date for this 12-week course is now Tuesday 11 August. Sage needs helpers to assist with the planning, the dinner and leadership. If you can help, please see him.