It seems that very year we race faster and faster toward the end of the year. I love that amongst the hustle and bustle that we can take a moment to stop and remember Immanuel – God with us.Continue reading Christmas Service Time 2023
Below is a resource from Family First. It is the sixth election that they have provided this popular family focused voting resource. I encourage you to click on the link and read through it as you prayerfully consider how you will vote in this years General Election.
This resource will help you vote for candidates and parties that share your values.
This year the calendar throws up a little oddity. Christmas is on a Sunday. So we get to gather in our regular rhythm. So to help with the consistency our service will begin at:
Continue reading Christmas Day Service
10:00 am , at Kaiapoi Baptist Church, 67 Fuller Street, Kaiapoi
As a nation we have a unique heritage. We are a nation that sees its modern beginnings in an agreement, a treaty that ushered in a brave and new partnership never before contemplated by a colonising nation. Te Tiriti O Waitangi and its principles give New Zealand a unique foundation as a nation.Continue reading Waitangi Day
A great chance to get together and spend some quality time eating, chatting and having some old fashioned fun!
After the service, 12 noon, on the lawn next to church, under the marquee, with plenty of space to spread out. Its a BYO event and we will have a BBQ onsite so that you can burn, I mean cook your sausages or whatever else you bring.
See you there, don’t forget the sunscreen, hat and hydration!
Don’t you just love the change of seasons, when the spring flowers bloom, the baby animals are born and the weather turns nicer? Below is a photo taken by Sarah-Jane on the Godley Heads walking track. It reminds me of when in the Bible Jesus is referred to as the Lamb of God. The reason for this is that Jesus came to be the sacrifice for our sins, lambs were used in Jewish culture as a sacrifice to God. I know for myself, I sure am grateful for Jesus’ sacrifice for me to be able to have a life eternal with God.
If you or someone you know is seeking the answers to life and how to live it better, we are currently running an Alpha Course and would love for others to join us on the 13th September in the back lounge at Kaiapoi Baptist Church, at 3 pm. Afternoon tea is provided so come have a cuppa and a conversation about life’s difficult questions.
This Friday we are having our monthly Family Movie Night. Check out our Facebook page and vote for the nights movie.
The movie begins at 6:30 pm, entry is by donation.
Snacks are available or you can BYO.
Grab the family and head down for a simple night out that is lots of fun.
See you at 67 Fuller Street, upstairs in the Youth Lounge.
On a Friday morning in late August over 50 people gathered to hear a presentation by the NZ Police and the North Canterbury Family Violence Network. A big thank you to the Person to Person Help Trust for organizing this event and providing an amazing breakfast! The presentation delivered some challenging data about domestic violence in NZ and in North Canterbury.
Attached are the presentation slides.
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Person to Person Help Trust are running some great community clinics at the Rivertown Cafe.
Café Clinics are designed to inform, empower & support the community by way of education and providing information for now and future use. Café Clinics are a partnership between Rivertown Café, local organisation’s & businesses. Café Clinics are free and welcome to all.
All clinics will have open floor time for questions.
Café Clinics 7.00 – 8.30pm Rivertown Café, 77 Williams Street Kaiapoi
Click on the link below for more details.
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On Sunday ( Feb 26th) we begin a new series called: “Journey to the Cross”. Annette will be kicking this off. We hope you will join us over the next few weeks as we begin a “Journey to the Cross.”