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Matariki Shared Lunch - Sunday 30 June

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  The Matariki official holiday is next Friday. Matariki is the start of the Maori New Year. It is signified by the Matariki cluster of stars in our night sky. This is a time to reflect on the past year, celebrate the present and plan for the year ahead. So next week our service will focus on Matariki. We want to celebrate with our church family over a shared early lunch. So please bring some food along to share and LETS CELEBRATE!!

Rev. Phil Bettany - 7 June 2024

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MSB (Ministry Settlement Board) has recommended, and Parish Council has approved, that Rev. Phil Bettany be appointed as a Stated Supply minister at Hauraki Plains Co-operating Parish. This is not a regular “anointed call” but a contracted appointment between Rev. Phil and our parish. The congregation was informed at a recent congregational meeting and given the opportunity to ask questions related to the appointment.  We are still finalising details, but the appointment is likely to begin in mid-July. It initially is for one year, with the likelihood that it can be extended. Plans are that Rev. Phil will work for Hauraki Plains Co-Operating Parish for 70% of his time. Rev. Phil, his wife Shona, and their two sons will live in a house in Darlington Street, Ngatea.  The Ministry Settlement Board, under the guidance of Rev. Rhys Pearson, and Parish Council are working very hard to reach an arrangement that benefits us as a parish.  The parish will be welcoming Phil and his family in an i

Autumn Trees - May 2024

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 The trees at the back of the church are making a beautiful scene with their stunning yellow leaves!

Pentecost - Sunday 19 May 2024

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We would love for you to join us at this Sunday's service, where we will be celebrating Pentecost.  

Easter Services - Good Friday & Easter Sunday

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Come and join us for our Easter services! We have a Good Friday evening service on 29 March at 7pm, and then our Easter Sunday service on 31 March at 9.30am. All are welcome to attend!

Palm Sunday Service - Sunday 24 March

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We're celebrating Palm Sunday with a festive service that will include palm branches, and readings about Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Hauraki Plains Co-Operating Parish AGM - Sunday 24 March 2024

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 Our AGM will be held on Sunday 24 March as part of the Sunday service.  

St Patrick's Day Service - Sunday 17 March 2024

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       A St Patrick's Day music service with Denis McCoombe will take place on Sunday 17 March.