So many People are hungry for spiritual food
There is but one word to describe the opening day celebrating the gift of seniors of all ages at our parish hall today................MAGNIFICENT!!!!!!!!!..........WHAKAHIRAHIRA!!!!
Thank you to the organising committees, Thornton Park Retirement Lodge, and the staff at the Whakatōhea Iwi Social and Health Services of the Whakatōhea Maori Trust Board for organising such a wonderful, weekly experience for Kaumātua of all ages!
We can't wait for next week!
May you always know the light of your soul, which is the light of the divine, :).
When: Saturday 22 March 2014
Time: 9.00 am - 10.30 am
Where: Waiotahi Beach (assemble by the surf life club)
We invite you to come along and help us to clean a bit of Papatūānuku with us!
Meet at the Surf Club with plastic bags for collecting litter and bring your mug for a drink afterwards (which will be provided).
For further information, please contact:
Sally Kibblewhite - 07 315 7776 or Frances Young - 07 315 8834
We look forward to sharing time with you and doing a little bit to clean up our world.
Hiona ST Stephen's Anglican Church
Dear Friends of Hiona St Stephen's
On behalf of our Vicar and the Parish Vestry, I extend to you a very warm invitation to register for our 150th Anniversary celebration this Easter - See dates below.
Early Bird Registration Fee $75 per adult: $25 per school age child: Pre-school free of charge
Late Registration fee after 10 April $80 per adult
Payment may be made by online banking (03-1546-0016041-00) with your Name and 150TH as reference, or by cheque payable to Hiona St Stephen's Anglican Church.
The planning committee is organising an interesting programme (see below), including Pōwhiri, Street Parade and Stalls, Tours of historic sites, Guest Speakers and the 150TH Easter Eucharist. Meet old friends and make new ones!
Sue Watson - Co-ordinator
Maundy Thursday (17th April)
10.00 am Foot-washing and Eucharist at Hiona – all welcome
Good Friday (18th April)
11.00 am Good Friday Liturgy at Hiona,
2.00 pm Powhiri, followed by korero - telling the stories, & karakia
5.00 pm Registration, Wine & Cheese,
Entertainment and time to talk, catch, look at displays, muse…
Holy Saturday (19th April)
9.00 am Registrations & check out the town
10.00 am Street Parade
10.00 am – 1.00 pm Stalls
1.00 pm onwards Tours – Hiona Church; Waiua Marae, Hukutaia Domain, Art Exhibition, Museum, Future Opotiki (Harbour), Movie @ Deluxe Theatre
6.00 pm Pre-dinner drinks
6.30 pm Dinner (Buy own drinks)
7.00 pm Kapa haka group
7.30 pm Speakers (Te Riaki & Bishop George Connor), and other speakers
Easter Sunday (20th April)
11.00 am Unveiling and Blessing of the Pare
11.15 am Easter Eucharist
12.30 pm Parish/visitors luncheon
1.30 pm Poroporoaki - Visitors depart
Contact Arthur Bruce to register - firstname.lastname@example.org
N.B. Last date for registrations with dinner – 10 April
150TH COMMEMORATION CEREMONY
Easter Weekend – 18th-20th April.
Friday: Powhiri/welcome, registrations, wine and cheese
Saturday: Street parade, stalls, tours, and dinner
Sunday: Blessing of carving, Easter service, and luncheon.
Here you will find updates on events at Hiona.