Chapel Service Sunday 11th March – ALL WELCOME

Autumn is here.  Our Chapel grounds are looking great.  Sit,  relax & enjoy the garden with a cuppa and biscuits after our 11 a.m. Chapel service this Sunday where chaplains Leanne & Phil Minton will be leading the service at Kirk Rd Templeton.

Fun times at Friendship Choir

Everyone is welcome to join in the singing & dancing – spending times with friends Monday afternoons (except for first Monday of the month).

And every 2nd Tuesday evenings we join the Humdinger Singers !

Special Gifted Friends Sunday 18th Feb!

Join us for lunch followed by a fun and friendly church service with lots of laughter, music and activity!

When: Sunday 18th Feb 12.15 – 1:45pm.

Where: Avonhead Baptist Church, 102 Avonhead Rd, Christchurch.

Contact: Gaileen Payton 358 3257 or Damian Ardell 027 35 333 23,

Alpha Club Restarts 15th Feb

An interactive, visual and fun programme centred around Christian faith – singing and prayer, puppets, Bible DVD clips, topical discussion using visuals, skits, craft activities and supper!

Where:  Bryndwr Baptist Church, cnr Clyde and Aorangi Rd, Chch.

When:  The first and third Thursday of each month 7:00-9pm with a mid-winter and summer break.

Cost: $10.00 per half year to cover expenses.

For more info call Len McGrane 021 028 78455 or email

You can download the info and registration forms here: ALPHA club info – Feb2018 and ALPHA registration form – Feb2018

Aroha Fellowship Restarts Sat Feb 3rd!


The awesome Aroha Fellowship restarts this Saturday Feb 3rd!  It’s a fun afternoon of singing, dancing and bible story followed by afternoon tea.

Where: Parklands Baptist Community Church, 180 Queenspark Drive, Chch.

When: Generally first Saturday of each month unless a public holiday in which case it is the second Sunday.  Service starts at 1.30pm

Download the 2018 info by clicking here: AROHA FELLOWSHIP 2018_1

Please bring finger food to share (try to bring it on a throw-away plate).

Contact: Ian France 021 0408 669 or Gabrielle Hall 027 362 0782,

St Pat’s Ball March 2018


The Special Events Canterbury Trust run amazing balls twice a year plus an afternoon tea dance. The next ball is 17th March and tickets most tickets are already sold so get in quick!. Registration & tickets are essential and usually sell out well in advance so if you’d like to book tickets for the St Patrick’s Ball in March 2018 information and registration forms can be found below:

Dances & Balls Info Letter

SECT balls flyer dec2017 march 2018

Dances Balls registration forms July 2017- March 2018

To check you’re on the mailing list or for other queries contact Anne McCormack, ph 3885 144, Jos de Leijer 323 8516,, or Damian Ardell 027 35 333 23,