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Ministers Blog
On the left-hand side of the aisle, smoking was permitted. Non-smokers sat on the right side. Commonly one third of the passengers smoked. After a flight, the stewardess’s ...
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Ministers Blog
This is what a real saint looks like. But, I don’t get the wrong idea. Saints are not always easy to live with. Perfection in all respects does ...
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Ministers Blog
I have known Dorothy for thirty six years. Throughout this period we have often stayed in Dot and Vince’s home and shared the rythm of their life. In ...
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Music Programme
The choir of St Heliers Presbyterian contributes to the community’s mission and enriches its life. Its role is primarily leading the community in worshiping God through music. We ...
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Music Programme
St Heliers Children’s Choir ​ The St Heliers Presbyterian Church Children’s Choir is for primary age children who enjoy singing. We rehearse on Wednesday afternoons from 5.30pm – ...
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Music Programme
The Bay Singers – are a male singing group who love singing and enjoy each other’s fellowship. Currently they are a group of 6 , singing some traditional ...
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Music Programme
Youth Choir with Lilia Carpinelli ​Contemporary and classical music. Hearing, breathing and vocal techniques. Tuesdays 4.30pm-5.30pm Contact: Lilia Carpinelli 021 02504194 Cost Free: Entry by audition ...
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People about Us
I have just finished reading a hard copy of the annual report. I have to say that I found it very uplifting at a time when I am ...
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Ministers Blog
The woman in the picture above is standing beside ex-US President, George Bush Senior. As the photograph is being taken President Bush is groping (squeezing) her buttocks. She ...
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Previous Events
Each month we have a different country theme, which can include a presentation, food, activities, music and dance and after a meal together. Everyone is welcome! This is a ...
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Ministers Blog
“Are there other churches like yours?” a friend asked. “I mean multi-cultural, multi-race? I have not encountered any or heard of churches with such a wide mix?” I ...
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People about Us
There is a number of people who have recently become involved in the life of the Church and Community Centre. If you want to find new friends and meet nice ...
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Previous Events
For more information please contact: Phone: 09 575 6098 Fax: 09 5754827 Web: www.sthelierscentre.org.nz Email: mailto:centre@sthelierscentre.org.nz Supported by Photos   ...
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Ministers Blog
The man above is Martin Cooper, a Motorola researcher and executive, making the ‘first’ public mobile telephone call in the world. It was April 3, 1973 and he ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
This prayer was said at worship yesterday.  we share it with you. It might help  you in your own praying for your loved ones and your family and ...
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People about Us
Driving along the road I glanced at Stan, our church’s minister. It was a special day, Stan’s 80th Birthday! We were taking Stan to a soccer field. Our ...
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Music Lessons and Classes
Music theory is the written language of music. Whether you or your child plays piano, violin, guitar or sings – learning to read music is an essential element ...
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Previous Events
Regional Youth Service is coming up for next Sunday 15th 0ctober 6pm. St Heliers Church is the host of this. It will be led by our young people, ...
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Ministers Blog
R.M. Williams Boots. These boots were made for walking – everywhere! I know several people who wear these boots constantly. They say they are so comfortable they never ...
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Previous Events
Everyone is welcome for BBQ EVENING in Pauline and Stan House.   ...
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Previous Events
Each month we have a different country theme, which can include a presentation, food, activities, music and dance and after a meal together. Everyone is welcome! This is a ...
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Ministers Blog
It appears to me that Drag Queens (men dressed up as women to perform dance shows) are very hard of hearing.  I assume they hear by feeling the ...
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Regular groups
Come and meet others like you – people looking to expand their friendships and build their networks Theme: Caring, Sharing, Cheer We are a unique group who cares ...
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Children & Family Youth
“Friday thing is a youth group all about Fun and Talks” “We do cool things together while talking about something important to life” “Happened every second Friday, cost ...
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People about Us
Tena koe, I have worked as an early intervention teacher alongside the Small Miracles team for the last 10 years (approximately).  I have found the Small Miracles team ...
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People about Us
I love this photo of Benjamin, Matilda and Charlie taken on Sunday morning at the church by Andrea Perez, mother of the little guy on the left. Andrea ...
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People about Us
Thanks for the latest newsletter. Lilit you are such a blessing each time you greet me and your beautiful heart & smile warm me & make me feel welcome. Your willingness ...
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People about Us
Hi, I am Nelly and I am very glad I went to this camp because it gave me some unforgettable memories and life lessons. As I was a ...
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Ministers Blog
A Rush of Blood to the Head! (Dictionary definition: a sudden attack of wild irrationality.) I  have always been prone to it. Being a Baptist preacher didn’t help. When ...
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Services we offer
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. At the time of a death our ministers and pastoral care team ...
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Services we offer
Are you planning on getting married? We would love to be part of making your big day very special! The beautifully new Centennial Hall is a great space ...
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Services we offer
We are a church who practices baptism for babies as well as adults and the Baptism is generally part of morning worship 9.00 or 10.30am services. This is ...
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Celebrations & Events
The week before Easter, known as Holy Week, is special in the Christian tradition.  The Sunday before Easter is Palm Sunday and the last three days Maundy Thursday, ...
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Celebrations & Events
Prayers for Holy Week (from websites with liturgies, litanies and prayers on the Christian year. www.faithandworship.com  the website for the Iona Community in Scotland is a great resource, ...
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Mission and Projects
We have been supporting Glen Innes Food Bank for several years. It is a sign of the times that this service is so essential in our communities, and ...
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Mission and Projects
A special message for you! The children in Sopheak’s community, Koh Andaet, have filmed this special moment to share with you, their sponsor. It’s a short video of ...
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Mission and Projects
St. Heliers Church has been supporting  the “Jesus comes by water” project since 2011. What is it?  Tomsk district in Siberia, Russian, is huge and covered by thick ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
Stones fly and people get hurt; the people hit by stones; the people throwing them; both diminished and robbed of inner peace. Stones are hateful, spiteful, cruel words; ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
Prepared by Alan Jamieson Lord God, we live in an unbelieving world where all too often the wondrous things you have done are ignored or quickly forgotten. We ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
There is so much to thank you for, Oh Lord our God. For the beauty of this spectacular summer with its warm days and golden islands its blue ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
Here we are Lord God, gathered in this place to worship you, to learn more about ‘the living stone’, to wait on you for that still small voice ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
Reader One: I speak for a child who has come to a new country with only one parent. The Dad is somewhere in a country where war has ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
Quieten our hearts and minds Lord God, as we move deeper into this time of worship. Help us to put aside our worries, our pain, fears for our ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
God is our refuge and our strength, a very present help in trouble  Loving God we give thanks that no matter where we are, what we are facing, ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
Loving God how grateful we are for every provision we receive and so freely use. Bless our offering here and our giving during the week so that your ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
Loving God help us to always discover you in our boat, be assured of your presence and know that you never stop caring or looking out for us. ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
God you dwell beyond every temple and cathedral built to your glory. You breathe life into the universe. God, you seek to dwell among us. You seek community ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
May your love and grace be a comfort to those who mourn and are heavy-laden, and in particular we hold in our hearts and prayers the families of ...
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Thoughts ,Prayers Reflections & Resources
Dear Lord, Today we remember our mothers, for the women they were and are, for the gift of life they gave to us each, for our upbringing and ...
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