10am Congregation News and Events

Updated 13 August 2022

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Upcoming 10am Services

All our 10am services are live-streamed on our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/wesleywellington.methodistchurch.10am/.
Please join with us either at Wesley Church (please wear a mask) or online.

Sunday 14 August 10am, Wesley Church, Morning Worship, Leader Philip Garside (Order of Service)
Sunday 21 August 10am, Wesley Church, Morning Worship, Leader Nicola Teague Grundy
Sunday 28 August 10am, Wesley Church, Morning Worship, Leader Nicola Teague Grundy

Lectionary readings

Sunday 14 August: Is 5:1-11, Ps 82, Heb 11:29-12:2, Lk 12:49-56
Sunday 21 August: Jer 1:4-10, Ps 103:1-8, Heb 12:18-29, Lk 13:10-17

Parish and 10am Meetings and Events Coming Up

10+ group—Sunday 14th August, 4:00pm
10am Leaders Meeting—Tuesday 16th August, 7:00pm in Vestry
Finance and Resources—Wednesday 17th August, 7:00pm via zoom.
Parish Council—Thursday 25th August, 7:00pm in Wesley Chapel

Events Coming Up:

Little Film Festival
The next film scheduled in this festival at Ngaio Union Church is Little Voice. Little Voice is about a London talent agent (Michael Caine) who learns his girlfriend's (Brenda Blethyn) repressed daughter (JaneHorrocks) is brilliant at mimicking singers. This film will be screened on Friday 19th August,
The films will be held Fridays, 7pm at Ngaio Union Church, corner Kenya Street/Crofton Road.
Entry is by koha. There will be popcorn, mocktails and cushions!
The last film in the schedule is:
23 September—Little Shop of Horrors.
If you would like to attend any of these films and need transport, please contact Nicola.

10+ Group—Scavenger Hunt.
Meet at the Church office where you will be given your instructions. Finish will be at McDonalds.
Please bring with you your cellphone and money to buy your dinner.

Exercise class
Come and join in with other members of our parish and have fun while exercising.
Exercise class is held each Friday, 7pm in the old hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Angels Dancing- Choral Masterworks
Saturday 27 August 2022 at 7.30pm St Mary of the Angels, Boulcott St.
Tickets from Eventbrite, choirmembers and at the door - $25.

Mid-week lunch
The next mid-weeklunch will be held on August 24th, 12noon.
This will be a pot luck lunch, followed by games. All parish members are invited.Crazy whist social night—Saturday 6 August, 7:00pm (please note the change in time), in the New Hall.

Advanced Notice—10am AGM—Sunday 25 September.
Those who need to prepare reports, please note these will be due in by Friday 9th September.

Other News

Election Forum
The Living Wage Forum is planning to host an election forum on Wednesday 14th September.
This will beheld at St Peters.
This will be a good opportunity to come along and hear from Wellington Candidates.
More details will be provided after the Living Wage Forums next meeting.

CWS Tee-shirts
There are only 3 left and it would be good to find a home for them.
1 x L
2 x M
If you want one, contact Nicola.

News from LNI Synod
Synod met last weekend in Feilding and three members of our congregation were present with Sarah Laurenson being at her first meeting as Synod Secretary.
This was the annual meeting and so nominations from the Synod for President and Vice President were received.
The Synod nominated Te Aroha Rountree as President and Rev Peter Norman as Vice President.
Te Aroha is a lay woman, Kaikarakia from the Tamaki Rohe and lecturer at Trinity Theological College.
She is engaged in Māori advocacy, land advisory and decolonisation forums.
She has been strongly influenced in her faith by her parents’ ministry and significant kaumatua from Te Taha Māori.
Peter Norman is presbyter at the Northcote Takapuna Methodist Parish and is involved in working with parishes in creating a shared vision and defining parish’s purpose.
He has a passion to help the church better understand its place in 21st century Aotearoa.

Would you like a TV or know someone who would?
A 42 inch Samsung Plasma TV incl TV cupboard on wheels , remote and cables has been donated.
The TV is fully functional with pictures in pre-4K era. Drop off can be arranged.
Please contact Nicola for more info.

COMING SOON

Youth combined movie night. If you are interested, talk to Ese

Nicola's Office Hours

Nicola is available outside of the office opening hours for visitors. If your want to visit with her, give her a call on her mobile 021 274 1957.

Covid 19

As we have seen Omicron is now well established in our community.
If you or a member of your family test positive it is important that you isolate, but please also let Nicola know if this is the case.
In order to keep yourself as safe as possible, please remember to wear a mask, scan in where ever you go so you have a record.
Remember it is important that you look after your physical and mental wellbeing and to look out for each other.

Office Hours changed

The office is open for visitors Tuesdays 11am to 3pm and Wednesday to Friday 10am to 3pm. 

Bulletin Contributions

If you have anything for the bulletin, please have it in to the office by 12pm on Thursdays.

Roster

If you aren’t coming to church on the Sunday that you are rostered, please sort your own swap and let the office know so we can keep the roster up to date, acknowledge the right people and provide them information as required.

Parish Mobile Phone

A reminder if you notice any maintenance items, things missing or anything else that may need to be drawn to the attention of the office please text the parish mobile phone 027 359 3933 or call the main phone number 04 384 7695 and leave a message.
Both are cleared daily.

DCM Food Bank—Ongoing needs

The Food bank is always after tinned meals, pasta sauce, tinned fruit and toiletries (washing powder, toilet paper, etc).

Carparking Stickers

The carpark stickers for 2022 are available from Alan.
Like last year, we are recording contact details for each sticker. If you got a sticker last year, please check to make sure the information is correct.

Bulletin information

The office is always looking for more information for the bulletin. If you have any news you would like to share with the congregation, please let the office know by noon on Thursday and we can include it. This could be events in your neighbourhood, or good or bad news you would like to share.

Wesley Community Action News

See Wesley@10 for the latest WCA news or go to their website http://www.wesleyca.org.nz/.

E-Messenger

Each month the Connexional Office compiles a newsletter of information which has been distributed during the month plus notices and newsletters from other parts of the Church. eMessenger is available on the Methodist website http://www.methodist.org.nz/e_messenger

Reminder to Supervise Children

A quick reminder to supervise children while you are here. Parents are responsible for the safety of their children while on the Church site. Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

Other Information

Receiving 10am bulletin and Newsletter by email - Anyone is welcome to receive the 10am bulletin and newsletter by email. If you are interested please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. your details.
Bulletin Contributions - Please note that any contributions for the Sunday bulletin need to be in the office by 12pm every Thursday.
Bookings Mobile Number - The Bookings Mobile Number is 027 359 3933. This is where you can report problems with your booking of Parish property - eg already in use, something broken, not cleaned by previous users etc
Other Activities - The 10am Congregation takes part and plans a range of different activities. Some focused on developing spirituality, while others designed as social gatherings.

For more information on our events, please see the 10am Congregation's Facebook page! 10am Congregation Facebook

See you at our next event!