Services coming up:                        Music                               Preacher        
19 Aug 10am Morning Service    Bruce Short                    Rev Tani Haunga
26 Aug 10am Family Service      Worship Band                 Rev Tani Haunga
2 Sep 10am Morning Service      Barbara Olds                  Rev Tani Haunga
9 Sep 10am Morning Service     Joshua Arulanandham    Rev Tani Haunga
9 Sep 6.30pm Pool Baptism        Ros Iefata Alipia              Rev Tani Haunga

Church Duty Roster:             Morning tea roster:

19 Aug – Elsie Brown            19 Aug – Josie & Laga
26 Aug – Malakai Otutaha        26 Aug – Alesana Family
2 Sep – Betty Kwok            2 Sep – Mothers
9 Sep – Setoa Matatia Mariner    9 Sep – Brown Family

Duty Elder:                Duty Managers:

Aug – Kwame Afosa            Aug – Simon, Kapeni, Mele
Sep -     Laga Fuimaono            Sep – Kwame, Lata
Door Duty:                Projector / Sound desk        
Aug – Maiava, Elton            Aug – Fale / Seli
Sep – Levaoalii, Ruth            Sep – Elton / Setoa

Meetings coming up

19 August 11.30am            Property & Finance
2 September 11.30am        Outreach Committee
4 September 7pm            Session Elders
Transformers Camp
Our children will be going to the Transformers Camp at Ngaruawahia Christian Campsite, on Friday evening and will be back on Sunday afternoon.  At camp, they will explore what it means to be a Transformer leader in training (LIT) inspired by Jesus – the greatest transformer of all.
Today, we will be praying for them, trusting that God will be with them throughout the camp.  Please keep them in your prayers.  

Youth Ministry meets here at Church on Friday evening.  See Laga, Malakai or Mavis for more details.

Devotional booklets for Aug
, Sept and October, are now available in the foyer.  Do take one for your daily devotion.  

Boot camp
Free boot camp fitness workout in the big hall on Monday night, 7.10pm (after zumba).  Come along, and join in the work out.  All welcome!

Regional Youth Service tonight, Sunday 19th August, 6pm at St Paul’s
Presbyterian Church, 215 Weymouth Road, Manurewa.  If you want to go, and don’t have a ride, see Tani.  All welcome!  

Pool Baptism coming up on 9th September 6.30pm.  This is an opportunity for those who have never been baptised, or those who want to Confirm their faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour.  There will be classes before the service.   

Annual General Meeting coming up on 16 September at the end of the service. 
Annual reports will be printed and available by 5th September the latest.  We are waiting on Audited Reports.  

Annual International Service coming up on 23rd September.
  Come in your cultural attire and bring a greeting in your mother tongue.  We will share an International flavoured lunch after the service, so please bring a plate to share.

Opportunity for ministry at Everil Orr Rest Home

Everil Orr is within a kilometre of our Church, and there is opportunity there for ministry.  We, as a Church can offer pastoral visits, helping with their monthly church service, singing or playing piano.  We can also look at having our choir sing there around Christmas time.  See Tani if you want to know more.   

Iona Winter Gatherings

The members of Iona Wings (Women in God’s Service) have much pleasure in inviting you, and any interested men, to our gathering on Thursday 23rd August, 2018.  The function will begin in the Church at 1.45pm, after which, afternoon tea will be served in the hall.  There will also be a trading table.  The proceeds from the entry charge of $8, will go to Bible in Schools in Blockhouse Bay and to our group and we will continue to supply toiletry bags to Waitakere Hospital, as we have done for several years.

Garage sale: On Friday 31st at 6pm-9pm. the Children’s Ministry will be holding a stall. Please see Ros if you would like to donate items.