Sunday 5 June 10.00am – Combined Service of Worship at Upper Riccarton Church. Service of Holy Communion. Preacher: Reverend Mary Caygill. Celebrant: Reverend Marcia Hardy.

Pentecost Sunday 12 June 2.00pm – Looking Back – Looking Forward. Taking time to remember and give thanks.

On Pentecost Sunday there will be an opportunity to share a time of worship, remembering, giving thanks for the heritage and life of the Durham St Methodist Church and its place in the city. An invitation is warmly extended to members of Durham St Methodist Church, the wider Central South Island Methodist Synod, the immediate neighbourhood and staff members and friends of the Christchurch Methodist Mission. Come and share this important time of remembering. Bring a chair to sit on, and if windy and cool dress warmly.

Parking is available in nearby Montreal, Armagh Streets and Cranmer Square, and for those with special mobility needs you can park directly opposite the parsonage – 54 Chester Street West. The arrangements for this service are always subject to change at short notice if the earthquake risk situation changes for any reason.


MEN’S GROUP: Monday 30 May – meet at Garden City Bowls, 15-21 Iverson Tce at 7:30 pm. For further information contact Warwick Mottram, ph 344-2656

WALKING GROUP: Tuesday 31 May – Lincoln Village and University. Meet at Merediths, 2 Duncanfields Place, Lincoln. Those arriving before 10am will be served morning tea before the walk leaves at 10.15am. Grade 1. Bring a light lunch, drink, a coat and hat.

Wednesday 8th June at 2pm in the Faulkingham Centre, Wesley Care. The afternoon theology group and the Wesley Care group will be meeting together for a SILENT Communion Service. After experiencing this there will be time to talk about our reactions to it. For further information contact: Margaret Burnett.