Sunday 27th November
10.30am English language service in church. Preacher: Rev. Grant Lawry.
10.30am Japanese Language Service in the bamboo hall. Preacher: Rev Hideyoshi Kashiwagura.
5.00pm “Sunday at 5” in the Church. Preacher: Daryl Jackson (Nehemiah 13)
Followed by ‘bring and share’ dinner.
Monday 28th November
7.30pm Young Adults’ Group
Tuesday 29th November
12.30pm to 2.30pm Ladies Craft Group meeting.
12.30pm English Class Teachers’ Luncheon Room 4
Wednesday 30th November
7.30pm ‘Boundaries’ Class at the home of Joseph and Helen Ting.
7.30pm Session meeting in Bamboo Hall.
Thursday 1st December
10.00am ‘Boundaries’ Class at the Room 1.
7.30pm Home Group at Lemuel and Lilly’s
7.30pm Sound System Training in the Church
7.30pm Korean Students’ Bible Study in the Bamboo Hall.
Friday 2nd December
10.00am Bible Study in Room 1. (Life of Abraham)/
10.30am Urgent Meeting of the General Assembly of the PCV in the Assembly Hall, 156 Collins Street, Melbourne.
6.00pm IYA meeting in the Bamboo Hall.
7.00pm Youth Group Service Night.
Sunday 4th December
10.30am Combined Service in the Church (Sunday School Break-up and Infant Baptism and Admission of New Members). Preacher: Rev. Michael Lee. Followed by Special Joint Christmas Morning Tea in the Forrest Hall.
1.00pm Choir Practice for the Cantata.
6.00pm Picnic Dinner in Canterbury Gardens prior to the Canterbury Council of Churches “Carols in the Gardens” commencing at 7.30pm.
Youth Group Service Night-2 December
The youth group has planned a service night where they will be visiting homes of our congregation members and provide their service through various tasks as needed. They are happy to serve through cleaning, gardening, chatting etc.. It is an event to encourage both the youth and congregation to love and serve each other as one family in Christ. If you are interested in having the youth visit your home, please contact Paul Jang (0426 816 982).
Congratulations to Sean and Yurika
Sean and Yurika have decided to marry. There will be an engagement ceremony in Japan on 28 December. Their marriage will take place at Canterbury in late March 2017. Pray that the Lord will bless them as they prepare for their marriage next year and continue to build them up in their Christian faith and love.
Ashburton Presbyterian Church
Ashburton Presbyterian Church is putting together a team to replant the church in early 2017. There will be an information session at the church at 2.30pm on Sunday 20 November. Anyone who is interested in finding out more about this opportunity and the church’s plans for the future is most welcome to come along, without any obligation. For further information, please feel free to call Rev. Barry Oakes on 0490 478 865.