Noticeboard

Welcome to our online noticeboard. If you would like to submit a notice for consideration, contact comms@swbc.org.nz.

Check out our volunteering and employment opportunities here.

MERCY BASKETS
We are in need of contributions, please, for our Mercy Basket food parcels. These parcels are provided for people and families who are desperately in need and are truly blessed by our giving.
Suggestions: Rice, sugar, baked beans, spaghetti, tinned fruit, corn, soup, pasta, pasta sauce, muesli bars, jam, honey, peanut butter, long-life milk, Weet-Bix, pancake mix, toilet paper, tea bags.

Hello Fresh’ Boxes
If you have any extra ‘Hello Fresh’ boxes, donations of these would be greatly appreciated for packaging up kai for our Mercy Baskets. These can be dropped into Reception or the Welcome Centre on Sundays.


ACCOMMODATION

Retreat
Ian and Kathy Viney’s accommodation and retreat facilities – ‘4451’ at Little River, are available free of charge to any groups, families, or individuals who would like to use them. They especially enjoy hosting people who might not otherwise get a chance to ‘get away from it all’. 4451 is ideal for rest, relaxation, respite, and recreation. For more information, see sites.google.com/view/4451, email ian@viney.net.nz, or call 021 153 8898.

Flatmate Wanted
Christian flatmate wanted to share a delightfully sunny Somerfield flat with one woman (early 40s) and her small, affectionate dog. I attend Grace Vineyard and would prefer a female for the short or long term. The room is large, with a walk-in wardrobe and can be partially or fully furnished depending on your situation. The home is established and is down a quiet street close to Barrington and other amenities. Rent is $215 per week plus bills. If you’re interested or would like further info, please phone or text Jen on 022 459 7699. 


ROLES

Chaplain/Worship Leader at Enrich Community Trust
Enrich Community Chaplaincy Trust is seeking a dynamic and compassionate individual to join its team as a worship leader and chaplain. This person will provide spiritual support and guidance to individuals and families within the community, with a focus on those who are facing challenging circumstances, including individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families. Along with pastoral care, the role also involves leading worship at the Kirk Road Chapel two Sundays per month, tailored for people with intellectual disabilities, and working closely with a team of volunteers and staff to provide other services, including counselling and community outreach.

This position is for 20 hours per week, but the time commitment is negotiable. To find out more or to apply, contact Gabrielle at gabrielle.enrich@gmail.com or on 027 362 0782.


COMMUNITY

The Fridge’ Radio
‘The Fridge’ is a radio station created by Middleton Grange School students. At 7am and 7pm daily they play a message from Murray Robertson – give them a listen here.

Labyrinth at St Luke’s, Christchurch
You are welcome to use the labyrinth at St Luke’s, Christchurch. The labyrinth is viewed as a metaphor for life’s journey. Walking the labyrinth helps us to address challenges, meditate, pray, and find peace and serenity. The St Luke’s labyrinth is always open, and there is a guided walk at 10am on Saturdays. Click here for more information. (St Luke’s is on the corner of Manchester and Kilmore Streets, behind the White Chair Earthquake Memorial.)