Category Archives: Churches

Stalls sought for new St Albans market

St Albans is getting a new Saturday market, to be held in the car park of Beulah Church in Springfield Road starting on February 14, co-ordinator Paul Minter says.

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Stallholders wanted for Richmond Market

Location: 103 North Avon Rd Link out: Click here Time: September 14, from 10:00 am Description: North Avon Baptist Delta Trust is looking for stallholders for the Richmond Market. Sell produce, products and heaps of cool stuff. Tables can be … Continue reading

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Community Comment

Location: St Albans Uniting Parish, Aldred Church, corner of Nancy Avenue and Knowles Street) Time: 7.30pm on Friday, September 6 Description: Tonight’s presenter is the Honourable Lianne Dalziel MP and Mayoral candidate. However, she won’t be electioneering for the local … Continue reading

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Free soup and movie lunch

Location: St Albans United Church, Corner of Nancy Avenue and Knowles Street Time: August 8 12-2pm Description: The St Francis of Assisi Parish Mairehau holds free soup and movie lunches, once a month during the winter. This is a time … Continue reading

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Interfaith Society talks about Abraham

Location: 17 Kirkwood Avenue Time: June 25 7-9pm Description: The Interfaith Society meeting will look at the role of Abraham in the different faiths (Christian, Jewish, Muslim). Representatives of the three faiths will be present to put their views forward.

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Sports Chaplaincy Evening

Location: Rutland Street Lounge Time: May 14 from 7 -8.30pm Description: Find out what Sports Chaplaincy is about at a free orientation evening. Sports is a gift from God and can be enjoyed while giving glory to God.“As Christians, sport … Continue reading

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Messy Church

Location: St Matthews Church, 145 Cranford St Time: April 28, 4-5.30pm Description: Kids crafts, songs and stories, followed by a free meal. Theme: Noah’s Ark. For more info phone Julie on 3423556 or look up “Messy Church” on Youtube.

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Church windows on Trade Me

Stained glass windows made in the 1930s for the church in Edgeware Road are up for sale on Trade Me with a total asking price of nearly $100,000. The windows were made in 1937 by Bradley Brothers for the Wesleyan … Continue reading

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Light party alternative to Halloween

Instead of a fireworks event on November 5 this year, The Neighbourhood Trust, which operates out of the St Albans Baptist Church in McFaddens Road, is organising an early evening Light Party as an alternative to Halloween on Wednesday, October … Continue reading

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St Paul’s School may merge

St Pauls School of Dallington, currently based on a a former alternative school site in Champion Street, may merge with Our Lady of Fatima School in Mairehau, according to this newspaper story

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Christchurch Diocesan Earthquake Recovery Fund

The Catholic Diocese of Christchurch has an earthquake recovery fund, established by Bishop Barry Jones, to manage the distribution of money received after the 4 September earthquake and subsequently.

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Feminism and religion

“Does feminism clash with religion?” Speaker Ali Jones will address this question during the Rafaa Antoun Memorial Lecture, following the AGM of Christchurch Interfaith Society on 21 August 2012 at 17 Kirkwood Avenue (opposite the University Recreation Centre). Doors open … Continue reading

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