New Elders – At a special congregational meeting Grace Symes, Lynda Burkett, Rachel Hurr and Dalia Sharrock were approved for training as Elders in the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. Their ordination and induction will follow later in the year after their training. How blessed we are as a community to have these four ladies joining the leadership of St Aidans.
Ministry Settlement Board (MSB) – After a special congregational meeting and after a special meeting of Church Council the following have been appointed to the MSB : Andrea Palmer, André Muller, David Hansen, Rachel Hurr, Mary Boyd and Nan Inkson (Liz Hansen will be part of the MSB until Nan’s return in September).
The MSB will meet under the leadership of Rev Sylvia Millar-Hardie to prepare for the calling of a new minister to come after Alf’s retirement in June 2016.
Ministry Team Schedule – Roxy will be at Knox College from 19 June until 3 July. As part of her internship she will be sole charge minister for all services from 12 July until 2 August. During this time Alf will be taking leave (6 July – 4 August).
Roxy will be on leave from 26 August until 10 September.
Upcoming Events – there are 2 major fundraising events coming up. Please note the dates in your calendars and please give them your full support.
- Sat 25 July @ 2pm – Jazz Concert
- Sat 19 Sept @ 2pm – Floral Affair
Liz – for the Executive Team