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Northcote Takapuna Methodist Parish

Welcome

If you are a new comer, please make yourself known. Morning tea will be served after worship and you are invited to share.

Parish Superintendent Rev Peter Norman

Phone 442 1945 Email: pete.norman@xtra.co.nz Mobile 027 378 7042 *Please note the minister has Friday off*

Parish Office

Phone/Fax 489 4590 Office Hours:

Takapuna Church

Corner Lake Road & Tennyson Avenue PO Box 331013, Takapuna, Auckland, 0740

Email: takapunamethodist@xtra.co.nz Monday to Thursday 9am – 12 noon

Sunday Worship, 10am Parish Stewards Richard Biddle Ashleen Theunisen

Phone 022 018 6968 Phone 479 7969

Email: richardbiddle@gmail.com Email: ashleen.j.t@gmail.com

Church Office Angela Garrett

Phone/Fax 489 4590 Office Hours:

Email: takapunamethodist@xtra.co.nz Monday to Thursday 9am – 12 noon

St Lukes Church

16-20 Greenslade Crescent, Northcote, Auckland, 0627

Sunday Worship, 9.30am Parish Stewards Etta Spence Pat Carroll

Phone 418 4288 Phone 480 8389

Email: ettaspence@xtra.co.nz Email: patcarroll17@icloud.com

Church Office/Room Bookings

Phone 489 4590

Email: takapunamethodist@xtra.co.nz

Pentecost 19

15 October 2017


Worship Leader: Rev Peter Norman

Organist: Norman Firth

Church & Family Birthday Greetings to: Tylor Vahed for today, Sunday 15 October TJ (Tualau Thompson) for Monday 16 October Anne-Marie Veikune for Saturday 21 October Today Sun 15 Oct Sunday Worship - Rev Peter Norman 10.00am Celebrating TMC’s 134th Anniversary & TMC Nancy’s 50 years Organ Recital: “Rata Tui Duo” at TMC 4.00pm This Week Sun 22 Oct Sunday Worship - Emily Worman *see notices below* 10.00am Some of our TMC congregation are away today, helping push wheelchairs at the North Shore Hospital Chapel Service. Coming Events Sun 29 Oct Hymn Sunday - Rev Peter Norman Thur 9 Nov CommunityMatters meeting - Back of TMC church

10.00am 7.30pm

Notices  Church in Progress, lead by Emily Worman, and Takapuna Church will be

facilitating a time of talking, prayer and worship in which we’ll be exploring what community and change means for each of us. Please use clipboard on round table, or Facebook “Church in Progress MCC” to help plan this service. Suggest songs: secular or church, poems, articles for a creative service.  We are updating the TMC Church Directory. Please would you check the copy on the round table and tick if correct or alter if something needs changing. New directory will be available at the beginning of November. Many thanks  SingFest Auckland 2017 Community in Harmony takes place Saturday 4th November, at St Cuthbert’s College, Clouston Hall, Epsom. All singers are very welcome for this chance to be involved in a wonderful day of singing. Registration form is on the NZCF website. (www.nzcf.org.nz)

TMC Roster for Next Sunday 22 October

Worship Leader: Emily Worman Reader: Roger Biddle

Organist: Norman Firth Door Steward: Salvador Family


 Pentecost 19  Sunday, 15th October 2017

Worship Leader: Rev Peter Norman Organist: Norman Firth Takapuna Methodist Church’s 134th Anniversary and 50 Years of Nancy’s Afternoons Theme: A Celebration of Community Gathering Song - Hosanna Merge Band Opening Prayer - Annie Tuinukuafe Introduction and Welcome TMC celebrates Reformation 500 - David Speary

HERITAGE HYMN

The church’s one foundation

1. The church’s one foundation is Jesus Christ her Lord; she is his new creation by water and the word; from heaven he came and sought her to be his holy bride; with his own blood he bought her, and for her life he died.

2. Elect from every nation, yet one o’er all the earth, her charter of salvation one Lord, one faith, one birth; one holy name she blesses, partakes one holy food, and to one hope she presses with every grace endued.

(Aurelia)


3. Yet she on earth has union with God the Three in One, and mystic sweet communion with those whose rest is won. O happy ones and holy! Lord, give us grace that we, like them, the meek and lowly, on high may dwell with thee.

Samuel John Stone

Lighting of the Candle TMC Celebrates the Past A Takapuna presence for 134 Years - Peter Norman Reading Romans 12:9-18 Helen Beckingsale TMC celebrates 50 years of Nancy’s afternoons - Peter Norman HYMN

Love divine

(Blaenwern)

1. Love divine, all loves excelling, joy of heaven, to earth come down, fix in us thy humble dwelling, all thy faithful mercies crown: Jesus, thou art all compassion, pure unbounded love thou art; visit us with thy salvation, enter every trembling heart. 2. Come, almighty to deliver, let us all thy life receive; suddenly return, and never, never more thy temples leave: thee we would be always blessing, serve thee as thy hosts above, pray, and praise thee, without ceasing, glory in thy perfect love. 3. Finish then thy new creation, pure and spotless let us be, let us see thy great salvation, perfectly restored in thee: changed from glory into glory, till in heaven we take our place, till we cast our crowns before thee, lost in wonder, love and praise.

Charles Wesley


TMC Celebrates the Present Shore to Thrive - Steve McLuckie Reading 1 Peter 4:8-11 Adriel Javate TMC Celebrates the Future

Junior Church

All Age Time Everyone is Invited All Age Songs: Merge Band “Happy Day” and “Everlasting Love” SONG

Happy Day

1. The greatest day in history Death is beaten, You have rescued me Sing it out, Jesus is alive The empty cross, the empty grave Life eternal, You have won the day Shout it out, Jesus is alive He's alive Chorus Oh, happy day, happy day You washed my sin away Oh, happy day, happy day I'll never be the same Forever I am changed 2. When I stand, in that place Free at last, meeting face to face I am Yours, Jesus You are mine Endless joy and perfect peace Earthly pain finally will cease Celebrate Jesus is alive He’s alive. Chorus Oh, happy day, happy day You washed my sin away Oh, happy day, happy day I'll never be the same Forever I am changed Bridge Oh, what a glorious day What a glorious way That You have saved me Oh, what a glorious day What a glorious name Jesus!


Chorus Oh, happy day, happy day You washed my sin away Oh, happy day, happy day I'll never be the same Forever I am changed.

(Words and Music by Tim Hughes & Ben Cantelon)

Readings: Matthew 22:37 – 40, Matthew 5:43-44

Leicel Ibarra

SONG

led by the Merge Band

Everlasting God

Strength will rise As we wait upon the Lord We will wait upon the Lord We will wait upon the Lord Strength will rise As we wait upon the Lord We will wait upon the Lord We will wait upon the Lord Our God, You reign forever Our hope, our strong deliverer You are the everlasting God The everlasting God You do not faint You won't grow weary Strength will rise As we wait upon the Lord We will wait upon the Lord We will wait upon the Lord Strength will rise As we wait upon the Lord We will wait upon the Lord We will wait upon the Lord Our God, You reign forever Our hope, our strong deliverer You are the everlasting God The everlasting God You do not faint You won't grow weary


You're the defender of the weak You comfort those in need You lift us up on wings like eagles Our God, You reign forever Our hope, our strong deliverer You are the everlasting God The everlasting God You do not faint You won't grow weary You're the defender of the weak You comfort those in need You lift us up on wings like eagles.

(Words and Music by Brenton Brown and Ken Riley)

Poem John Parker Drama Sketch Care in the Community. Players Marco Javate and Geoffrey McPhail Reading Leviticus 19 33-34 HYMN

God Who Sets Us On A Journey

1. God who sets us on a journey to discover, dream and grow, lead us as you led your people in the desert long ago; journey inward, journey outward stir the spirit, stretch the mind; love, for God and self and neighbour, marks the way that Christ defined. 2. Exploration brings new insights, changes, choices we must face; give us wisdom in deciding, mindful always of your grace; should we stumble, lose our bearings, find it hard to know what's right, we regain our true direction focused on the Jesus light.

Joshua Salvador (Hyfrydol)


3. End our longing for the old days, grant the vision that we lack – once we've started on this journey there can be no turning back; Let us travel light, discarding excess baggage from our past, cherish only what's essential, choosing treasure that will last. Offering Community Time Prayer of Hope and Healing

Annie Tu’inukuafe

Hymn God Who Sets Us On A Journey cont.

(Hyfrydol)

1. God who sets us on a journey to discover, dream and grow, lead us as you led your people in the desert long ago; journey inward, journey outward stir the spirit, stretch the mind; love, for God and self and neighbour, marks the way that Christ defined.

2. When we set up camp and settle to avoid love's risk and pain, you disturb complacent comfort, pull the tent-pegs up again; keep us travelling in the knowledge you are always at our side, give us courage for the journey, Christ our goal and Christ our guide.

Joy Dine

Blessing

HYMN

Go Gently, Go Lightly

1. Go gently, go lightly go safe in the spirit, live simply, don’t carry much more than you need: go trusting God’s goodness, go spreading God’s kindness, stay centred on Jesus and where he will lead.

2. Go singing, go bringing the gifts of the Spirit, go hopefully searching for things that are true: in living , in loving, whatever befalls you, God keep you, God bless you in all that you do.

Acknowledgements: Hymns printed by permission from CCL – Copyright Number 110126


“RATA TUI DUO” 15 OCTOBER 4pm Sunday

Organ & Baroque Cello

Join us for a musical extravaganza with the Hainsworth “Rata Tui Duo!” Takapuna Methodist Church 427-429 Lake Road, Takapuna

Entry by Programme: suggested donation $20 Proceeds to the Organ Refurbishment Fund


TMC CommunityMatters invites you to a workshop with

Rangi Davis Tuesday 7th November 7.30pm at TMC

TOPIC:

He aha te mea nui, he tangata, he tangata, he tangata What is the greatest gift on earth it is a human being

Rangi Davis is a mother of seven grown children and twenty


two mokopuna. Born to strong fluent maori speaking women, and grounded in nature. Tikanga Maori and Christianity has been the base of her groundedness. Having a deep appreciation for nature and natural elements through a Maori world view, a strong sense of values both Maori and Pakeha along with creative initiatives holds dear to her heart. Strengthening wahine leadership for the sake of her whanau, community, hapu and iwi is a strong calling. Rangi and her husband were the first pilot house parents for Hato Petera College Boarding students, and worked voluntarily for nearly thirty years. She gained a university degree of youth skills from Hato Petera College. Other professional development includes:       

5 University papers studying theology Level 1 and 2 Counselling certificate, Diploma in Psychosynthesis MNZAC Diploma in Adult Tertiary Teaching at AUT Diploma in Matauranga Maori. One year long course at Te Wananga o Raukawa Mercy Leadership Pilgrimage in Ireland Certificate in Leading Mental Health Promotion Te Reo Development Tauihu and Taurapa Certificates with Te Ara Poutama

Come along and explore a wairua journey with Rangi Davis. She will introduce you to Te Ao Maori, with simple whakawhanaungatanga, storytelling, waiata and build on the gifts and talents that come to the evening.


NOTICES YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS The youth and young adults are thrilled to have been gifted a coffee machine from Richard's work -thank you! Therefore we will be selling freshly ground espresso coffee during morning tea time on Sundays at a cost of $3 a cup. We'll have an option of a coffee card if you prefer to pay for several cups in advance. Proceeds will go to a different charity or project each term. Saturday 11 November 8am at TMC GARAGE SALE If you are having a clean out, we would love to help! Bring your pre-loved goods to the Murray Room at Takapuna Methodist Church anytime before the date. Many thanks to all those who have already donated items. Many helpers are required, please add your name to the clipboard if you are available. Saturday 11 November 10am-1pm at TMC A Repair Café is a pop up event where local people can bring broken and damaged items and get them repaired for free while learning how they can fix them again in the future. It’s about saving money, bringing people together, learning new skills and reducing waste. We’re going to run an event at the Takapuna Methodist Church on Saturday the 11th of November from 10am to 1pm. In order to succeed we’ll need skilled local volunteers to be the experts in a variety of fields. Can you mend clothes, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, crockery, appliances, toys, etc.? We’d love to hear from you! Email: stephen@ancad.org.nz or call 022 390 7199 if you’re interested in being involved.

Readings for 22nd October - Pentecost 20 Exodus 33: 12-23 Psalm 99 1 Thessalonians 1: 1-10 Matthew 22: 15-22

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