Sit back, relax and enjoy our weekly round up of happenings and events at Wadestown Presbyterian Church
17th March 2016
NEW   Parish Planning Workshop – this Saturday afternoon
Please come to our parish planning workshop this Saturday, 19th March at 1.30 pm in the church hall, Hanover St. We want to identify the aspects of our Mission plan we would like to get underway this year. Anyone who is part of the WPC community is very welcome.

NEW   Parish Council meeting next Wednesday
Please pray for the Parish Council members as they meet next Wednesday.

NEW   Thank you
Thank you to all who helped at the most successful Village Fair last Saturday.  We sold $300 worth of garden pots on the day to add to the $100 we had already received.  Elizabeth P

Upcoming Services
20 March – Palm Sunday, 10am service, Rev Leanne Munro

UPDATED   Holy Week Services
Maundy Thursday:         At 6pm - A Maundy Thursday Seder Meal with St Luke’s NUC and KPC, (More details to follow)
Good Friday:                   10am at WPC with St Luke’s led by Rev Leanne Munro
                                         12-3pm @ St Lukes: a time of prayer, music and reflection
Easter Sunday:                10am Service led by Rev Leanne Munro

Parish Camp: Book it in your diaries now!  May 20-22nd at El Rancho

Palm Sunday March 20th Easter Crafts for Children
Together with St Luke’s WPC is offering a Easter crafts workshop for children (and parents!) on 20th March, 2-4pm at St Luke’s. Each of our churches is responsible for 5 crafts.  Ideas so far include making palm crosses, decorating wooden crosses (one side for Good Friday, the other for Easter Sunday), Good Friday/Easter Gardens, making pretzels. We need people to host the tables and will be looking for craft resources.  Let Leanne or Sue Myhill know if you can help in anyway or if you have any other ideas for crafts.

DCM Food bank Collection
Here are the items most in need of at the moment: pasta, pasta sauce, tinned fish (sardines, tuna and salmon), spreads (peanut butter and jam) and soap and toilet paper.

Wider Church and Community Notices

NEW   Sonrise Service being held at Mt Victoria
At 7am on Easter Sunday morning the Abundant Life Centre are running the Sonrise Service in association with the Council of Wellington Churches. This will be held at the Byrd Memorial. No RSVP is required.

NEW   50’s forward news and views
The latest newsletter is out for March. You will find a copy in the black notices folder.

NEW   Help CBA broadcast the real Easter message on mainstream radio.
This Good Friday, CBA will broadcast for 24 hours on NZ’s three largest commercial talk radio stations; Newstalk ZB, Radio Sport and RadioLIVE. CBA’s programmes are designed to communicate the Christian faith to those who have never understood. They have asked for your help to cover production costs. Please phone 0900 80 222 to make a $20 donation (charged to your phone account). Visit for more information.

Climate change presentation
"The demands from the climate after the Paris Conference”, presented by Dr. Kennedy Graham at Khandallah Presbyterian Church Hall on Wednesday 6 April,  beginning at 6:10pm.

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