Newsletter archive

  • SWBC Newsletter May 13 & 20

    11 May, 2018
    Find new ways to connect with God… May 13 & 20 Kia Ora Whanau, At the AGM Ed Warrington spoke on behalf of the Grotto Team saying how much they have enjoyed the 16 year journey of the Grotto: Their surprise and delight as it grew and grew, and their deep appreciation of all those who supported, volunteered ...
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  • SWBC Newsletter April 29 & May 6

    26 April, 2018
    Be involved. Have your say. Come to our AGM! April 29 & May 6 Kia Ora and Welcome ‘Shout with joy to God, all the earth! Sing the glory of his name; make his praise glorious!’ Psalm 66:1-2 As I am writing this the sun is streaming through the window of my office. What a wonderful time of the ...
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  • SWBC Newsletter April 15 & 22

    13 April, 2018
    Begin your greatest adventure! April 15 & 22 Kia Ora I don’t know about you, but I find that some weeks flow well and others are more demanding and draining. Some weeks I’m pretty OK at my personal disciplines and keeping focused on the ‘moment by moment’ presence of God. This week hasn’t been one of those weeks ...
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  • SWBC Newsletter April 1 & 8

    29 March, 2018
    Daylights Savings this Sunday – clocks go back by 1 hour! April 1 & 8 Kia ora and Welcome, Easter; it’s good news! Supremely GOOD. It speaks of God’s unsurpassable act of love at the cross and God’s miraculous act of raising Jesus from the dead to new life – life that we too are promised. This one ...
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  • Newsletter March 18 & 25

    16 March, 2018
    2 weeks until Easter – Prepare with us! March 18 & 25 Kia Ora and Welcome We had a birth at our place this week. At 4.00am on Tuesday morning there were the sounds of a new baby. Esther Mabel Hope Blakelock. She’s tiny, beautiful and quite remarkably made. A miracle of new life! It’s what Easter is ...
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