Posts from 2016

A New Year

When we think of the New Year ahead, I wonder what our priorities will include. We know from past experiences there will be financial, physical, relational, emotional needs. In all of those needs we are required to decide whether God is at the centre of all things. To submit to Christ as the head of the Church is not as easy as…

For all year 6’s

All Year 6’s – you are welcome to join some of our GENERATION nights this term!:) Generation is our Yrs 7 – 8 youth programme that runs every Monday evening during term time. Generation runs from 6:30 to 8:30pm.  Our Generation volunteers run an action packed programme that includes games, crafts, movies and much more.…

Backyard Cafe

Decorate your Deck – Anchor Women event

  When: Sunday 20 November Where: Backyard Café @ Palmers Garden Centre, 99 St Andrews Rd, Plimmerton Time:   6:30pm-8:30pm Cost: $10pp which includes a barista coffee or tea and slice from the cabinet. Payment at the door please. Please join us at the Backyard Cafe. Richard and Eloise will share their horticultural and artistic know-how with us…

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International Student Ministries

Join us next Sunday 30th at 6:30pm – get inspired by International Student Ministries, how God is working through them and learn about what Yvette is doing in her role in this area. Who are International Student Ministries of New Zealand (ISMNZ).  ISMNZ came into being in late 1999 at just the right time, when the…

Mens Breakfast

Mens Breakfast – November

Whitby Mens Breakfast Saturday 5th November 8:30am at St. Mary’s Church At the mens breakfast in November, Neil will be reporting back on the Habitat for Humanity trip to Samoa.  They are building new hurricane safe homes – like this style which is category 5 hurricane safe. The aim is to build 6 of these in…

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This Sunday with Karl Udy

This Sunday  We have Karl Udy speaking on Sunday morning on the unchanging gospel in a changing world. Karl works for Tandem Ministries as a digital media specialist.  Why digital?  Because our community is communicating this way, the new generations understand and expect technology, and feel free to switch at any time – a recent presentation said…

Mens Breakfast – Kris Faafoi

Whitby Men’s Breakfast  1st October – 8.30am at North Porirua Bapitist Church Discovery Drive, Whitby Kris Faafoi will be speaking of a recent personal experience and the importance of men and family members talking to each other in times of trouble.  How openness, honesty and understanding can be difficult for the best equipped people in the community and…

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Womens Retreat

Womens Retreat – it’s springtime and the Women’s ministry team is very excited about our upcoming event “Refresh” for our ladies. When our team was praying and sharing ideas about what we can do in 2016, one of them was to have this womens retreat – a weekend away to spend time with the Lord and…

My Heavenly Friend

My Heavenly Friend from http://www.georgemuller.org/devotional/my-heavenly-friend The precious Lord Jesus Christ is our friend.  Let us seek to realise this!  It is not merely a religious phrase or statement, but truly He is our friend. He is the Brother “born for adversity”, the one who “sticks closer than a brother.” Who will never leave and never forsake…