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 Vicar     John Boniface   Ph 939-4189
 Priest Assistant  Christina Woodbridge  Ph 526-9291
 Priest  Associate  Rosemary Wright   Ph 526-7006
 Vicar's Warden   Dave Pullar  Ph 970-5255
 People's Warden   Lyn Bellamy   Ph 526-3053



     35-37 Cruickshank Road
     Upper Hutt 5018

     Parish Office: 04 939-1659

In the Parish  
The vicarage family will be away from today until 12 September. Our regular housesitters will be there and John's first day back preaching will be Sunday, 25 September. 
Saturday, 27 August Looking forward to High Tea in the church hall at 3pm.
Entertainment to be provided by Mrs Linda Lindsay on piano and accompanied by Mr Ken Woodhouse. Goin coin donation.
Sunday, 28 August 22nd Ordinary Sunday--Theme: The humble shall be exalted
Old Testament

Jeremiah 2: 4-13
Hebrews 13: 1-8, 15-16
Luke 14: 1, 7-14

8am  Traditional service
9am  New Zealand Prayer Book service
10.30am  Contemporary communion service
Monday, 29 August  
1.30pm  No afternoon house group this week due to the dreaded lurgy
Wednesday, 31 August  
Midday  Boys' Own Fellowship meets at Quinn's Post, Ward Street for lunch. Ph Bob Reid 526-9686 to reserve a seat. All men welcome.
 Thursday, 1 September  
 9.30am  Play Group in the church hall
 10am  Holy communion service in the church
Friday, 2 September  
 9.30am  Mainly Music in the Timberlea Community Centre Hall, 72 Norana Road, Timberlea. Held weekly during school term (except for 9 September).
Saturday, 3 September  
 7.30am  Prayers in the church
 Sunday, 4 September  23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time -- Theme: Surrender to the will of God
 8am  Traditional communion service
 9am  New Zealand Prayer Book service
 10.30am  Contemporary communion service

Reminder to those people on kitchen duty after the 10.30am service - don't forget to empty the bins!

Coming Fundraiser -- Movie Night Fundraiser on Monday evening, 12 September. Pete's Dragon is a family movie with a connection to the Parish. One of the locations used was Rev Rosemary Wright's home in Akatarawa Road and Sue Millar has a family member working on the post-production at Weta Workshops. At 5pm soup and rolls will be served in the church hall and the movie will be at 6.30pm at the Monterey Cinema. $15 per ticket is payable by 11 September. 

Upper Hutt Foodbank -- The following items would be appreciated when you are next doing the shopping:  small boxes of Weetbix or similar, shampoo, toothpaste, rice, cooking oil and sanitary pads.

Parish newsletter Mustard Seed ready for delivery from 28 August. 
Mission to Seafarers -- With the onset of some fairly chilling weather, knitted beanies (scarves too) are in real demand.  Please keep those knitting needles/crochet hooks moving and think of those seafarers who spend long periods at sea and far from home.