Newsletters

Oct
01
October 2017
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Our Patron Saint Suits Us!

Deborah sums up the Auckland Synod—Bishops’ charge available.

Something old, something new, something borrowed…..?!

LSM Conference has lovely setting.

News and events from around the town.

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Sep
01
September 2017
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Suddenly it’s spring!

Very cool time shared with friends on a Saturday afternoon in spring.

Don’t miss these workshops to die for.

St Francis hears good news and constructive comment in review.

Bring children to this fun—filled event.

News and events from around the town.

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Aug
01
August 2017
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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When the daffodils begin to peer..

Saturday Study group Diary notes at St Francis continues.

Exploring a fresh look at our established worship patterns.

Do you have the magic touch?

Sarah will visit St Francis on 20th August to lead workshops.

Local Shared Ministry units eat and talk.

Happenings from near and afar.

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Jul
01
July 2017
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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…can spring be far behind?

Last month had much to recommend it.

Well its all about, this Te Pouhere Sunday? What are we celebrating?

Winter story telling continues C and F.

Diocesan on-line survey ranges wide in questions about St Francis.

Next Saturday 8th July sees workshop.

Notes and news from here and abroad.

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Jun
30
June 2017
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Pentecost is a very special day.

There’s lots happening at St Francis.

Series of successful events mark passing of the seasons at St Francis.

A corner for Travellers’ Tales.

“Winter Storytelling” at St Francis Saturday, 1st July at 1.30pm.

Putting our ideas into action as eco church.

Notes and news from here and abroad.

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Jun
01
April 2017
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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The Easter adventure draws near.

Westie cluster sees striking presentation.

Saturday 8th April, 1.30pm to 3.30pm special Easter event at St Francis,

Disturbing news about Manukau water.

Lent concludes with a fine flourish of St Francis Easter celebrations.

News and views from here and there.

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Mar
01
March 2017
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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“..they disfigure their faces…”

A change of name heralds a change of focus for St Francis group

Judy reports on her retreat ideas

2017 Ministry Conference gives much to our five from St Francis

News from here and abroad

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Nov
18
Walk Through Christmas Story
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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St Francis Church
Open 11am – 4pm
Join us at St Francis Church for an interactive walkthrough.

Christmas Story on December 3rd.

Everyone welcome.

Entry: Koha for City Mission

Margaret ph. 817-1330

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Nov
01
November 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Echoes of “Armistice Day” 1918.

Enabler Anne has final message as the year moves to an end.

“Telling the Christmas Story” begins to take shape for 3rd Dec.

Interesting happenings at St Francis.

News of important events near and far.

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Oct
01
October 2016 Supplement on Calling
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Our enabler gives summary.

Notes on calling continued…

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Oct
01
October 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Rebuilding starts here and now.

The Blessing of the Pets is at 10am.

Spring service gives rise to lively creative work at St Francis.

How To Read The Bible For All It’s Worth.

Response to Stewardship appeal will take many different forms.

Coming events have wide appeal!

News and notes from here and there.

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Sep
01
September 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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“Come on in, Spring!”

Spring service next Sunday celebrates “Service of the Word”.

Stewardship—Enabler Anne has wise words to offer for St Francis.

“Mostly craft” catches creative urge.

Notes and news from here and about.

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Aug
09
August 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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If winter comes, can spring be far behind?

Cheerful workshop produces interesting ideas for the future.

More on “What is Local Shared Ministry.

Our enabler Anne asks again— So what is Local Shared Ministry?

Notes and news from here and about.

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Jul
01
July 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Hot times at St Francis keep you warm.

Read on for promising new services here at St Francis.

Saturday afternoon reflections in May.

Easter season reaches fitting climax at Pentecost festival.

Large congregation sees Ordination.

News and notes from here and there.

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Jun
01
June 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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No winter hibernating at St Francis!

Mostly craft meets a need in the community and continues to grow.

Saturday gatherings continue.

Special mid winter service at St Francis will warm your heart.

June cluster meeting to aid creativity.

Important letter for your information.

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May
01
May 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Hot times at St Francis keep you warm.

Read on for promising new services here at St Francis.

Saturday afternoon reflections in May.

Easter season reaches fitting climax at Pentecost festival.

Large congregation sees Ordination.

News and notes from here and there.

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Apr
01
April 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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He is risen indeed! Alleluia!

Sunday 17th April is this year’s Harvest Festival at St Francis.

Loads of fun at first “Mostly Craft” meeting.

Bishop Jim visits next Sunday 10th April to ordain our third priest.

Ponder on these ideas from our Synod reps.

News and notes from here and there.

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Mar
01
March 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Make the most of “refreshment day”!

“Procession of Witness” again a feature of stimulating Easter plans.

Lively participation as Lenten Studies conclude.

Ordination of David an important step along the way for St Francis.

Why not make your presence felt at AGM?

News and events from the parish.

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Feb
01
February 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Fasting has made me gaunt.

Travellers’ tales—a journey to the winterless north finds treasures.

Annual Beach Day service 10am.

Greetings to Baptismal guests and pancakes for all as Lent nears.

6pm Ash Wednesday service.

News and events from the parish.

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Jan
01
January 2016
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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“Time is the great Physician”*

“Adopt a Family” catches our imagination here at St Francis .

Every little helps in time of need.

Joyful marking of Christmas season ends 2015 fruitfully.

Study groups get ready for 2016.

News and events from the parish.

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Sep
29
A Report on a Conservation Workshop at St. Francis’ Anglican Church Titirangi
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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A few weeks ago a sub-committee of the Worship Committee, at St. Francis’

Church, divided the congregation into 6 groups under 6 headings of :

WATER, TRANSPORT, POWER, PERSONAL RESOURCES, FOSSIL FUELS, WEATHER.

The Question we asked them to consider was:

ARE YOU HAPPY WITH THE STATUS QUO AND WHAT WOULD YOU DO TO CHANGE THIS?

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Dec
01
December 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Variety ahead as Christmas nears.

A Christmas play planned next week.

Auckland Diocese Local Shared Ministry conference shines.

Successful year has bright conclusion.

“Adopt a family” catches the imagination of many people.

Advent season a step along the way.

News and events from the parish.

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Nov
01
November 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Special quality to All Saints’ Day.

Leap year 2016 rapidly approaches.

Kitchen, lounge and pets all received blessings last month.

Valerie reports on Discovery Group.

A glimpse at stimulating events and services at St Francis.

“Mostly Craft” December plans.

Full programme of coming events.

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Oct
01
October 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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We’re trying to rebuild your Church, Lord!

Next Sunday, 11th October, bring your pets!

Discussion continues on important matters of conservation and climate.

“Creativity in Worship through Drama and Art”.

Perceptive Anglican Synod report from Deborah and Judy.

A minor but interesting matter.

Happenings here and there.

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Sep
01
September 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Spring the sweet spring is the year’s pleasant king.

Lively quiz night keeps participants on toes.

Striking line-up of banners is surprise to many not familiar with collection .

Mostly Craft, Saturday 12th September 1—3pm.

Global warming and similar matters are a concern for us all.

Winter series to conclude 19th Sept.

Happenings here and there.

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Aug
01
August 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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The beginning of August sends signals.

A couple of experimental changes introduced.

“Where to next “ ask Indaba at gathering in St Mary’s in Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Mostly Craft Saturday, 8th August 1—3pm.

Friendship Circle hear details of needy people in West Auckland.

Warning!—get creative in clusters.

Here and about with St Francis folk.

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Jul
01
July 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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“..while greasy Joan doth keel the pot..”

Our ‘Walk Through The Bible’ continues.

Jenny and Margaret report on Scripture Union Conference.

Pope speaks out on climate change—and now?

Cluster creativity comes to Titirangi.

Here and about with St Francis folk.

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Jun
01
June 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Winter woolies are now needed.

Still time to join our ‘Walk Through The Bible’.

Autumn was a lively time for St Francis congregations.

Valerie Parker provides feedback on Lovelink.

Our Parish Treasure has some words of advice on St Francis funds.

Discovery programme reviewed.

Here and about with St Francis folk.

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May
01
May 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Autumn fades into winter

Diocesan—wide Indaba meetings begin favourably

Westies show what can be done!

David’s Ordination is a further development at St Francis

“Discovery” update from Valerie

Some important notices and news

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Apr
01
April 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Behold, congenial Autumn comes!

Lenten Anglican mission appeal 2015.

Diocesan Indaba plan seems to be bearing good fruit.

News from Council and about town.

St Francis AGM positive.

Harvest Festival at St Francis will be celebrated next week.

Friendship Circle.

News and notes from here and about.

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Mar
01
March 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Looking ahead: Lenten Studies

Friendship Group

A welcome return…. and a Farewall

God heard and seen in all things – this be our prayer!

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Feb
03
February 2015
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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“Gather ye rosebuds while ye may”.

Get ready for the Titirangi beach service.

An introduction from our new enabler, the Rev Sarah Stevens.

“Energising Laity for Mission” 14th Feb.

Invitation to a Lenten journey: Neil outlines study course

Here’s news of exciting resource.

News and notes from here and about.

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Dec
01
December 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Spring will be a little late this year.

Margaret reports on Mostly Craft and a successful year.

Friendship Circle finds new life.

Festival of Nine lessons with Carols is a traditional service.

Notes and news of happenings.

News of Mission Giving and other events.

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Nov
01
November 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican
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Looking Ahead – Anne Moody.

Reflections – a short advent study.

Christmas Play.

Mostly Craft.

Friendship Circle.

Mini Market Day.

Show West Singers.

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Oct
01
October 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Our patron saint ticks the boxes.

Some things just must not be missed!

Work nearly done on St Francis – re-building of entry and stage.

Christian Love Link needs local help.

Commissioning for those newly called on 26th October.

Bring two and four footed friends.

Many different activities coming up…

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Sep
01
September 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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“Cast care aside!” It’s spring!

Local Shared Ministry calling.

Disability Awareness: we mark this on Sunday 21st September.

Winter series draws happy group to St Francis.

Diocesan activities create interest.

“Fawlty Towers”….

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Aug
01
August 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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“God heard and seen in all things”.

“You show me yours and I’ll show you mine”.

Ian reports on major changes planned for St Francis.

Presentation of Noye’s Fludde provides fun spectacle for all.

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Jul
01
July 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Winter has really arrived!

St Francis LSM prepares for next step.

Noah, a celebration: Mystery play comes to St Francis.

Pastoral Care team plan special event.

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Jun
01
June 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Pentecost fire and wind heralds the spirit.
Noah, a celebration: Mystery play comes to St Francis.
Pastoral care corner—some events not to be missed.

See the PDF of our June newsletter for more.

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May
01
May 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Autumn is here! Latest update report from Ian about the Porch upgrade. Information from enabler Chris Harris on Shared Ministry Calling plus Mostly Craft information around approaching events.

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Apr
01
April 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Welcome to all as we approach Easter? Easter is traditionally a time of rebirth and renewal—it’s spring in the Holy Lands. See inside this issue for our Easter services, a report on the 2014 AGM, the new Music Club committee, and timing for winter services.

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Mar
01
March 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Easter is late this year, compared with last year when it was very early. So here we are into March with the season of Lent beginning on Ash Wednesday this week.

See the newsletter for more Easter services dates, Evensong, and news on the the TEAR Fund’s six-session course that will explore just how big God’s mission really is and discover what part we each have to play within it.

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Feb
01
February 2014
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Fabulous February – this could well be our slogan for the coming month! There are very special worship events ahead including a Baptism, an Evensong and a Beachside Eucharist. You will find in
this newsletter too, dates for the Mostly Crafts Sausage Sizzle, a Picnic Day and the Discovery Programme.

So please, diaries at the ready!

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Dec
01
December 2013
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Momentous times! Today we celebrate the first Sunday in Advent, the first day of summer, and our first December without Cynthia Hyatt. Her funeral on Friday was a memorable occasion, and a reminder of what she and John have given to St Francis. See the PDF of our December Newsletter for more.

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Nov
01
November 2013
  • Author: Titirangi Anglican Church
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Our special service last week was an experiment, and thank you all for the way you took part. After a shortened Eucharist four groups worked on different parts of the All Saints’ Day service, which we used today. It’s not something we plan to do too often— maybe once a year! Thanks again.

See the PDF of our November newsletter for more.

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