St Columba's - Havelock North  

New Zealand    

 

 

 


CHRISTMAS PAGEANT

6pm on Christmas Eve.  The children are invited come dressed as angels or shepherds to hear and take part in the Christmas story.

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLE LIGHT SERVICE

At 11.30pm on Christmas Eve.  A service of carols.  If you would like to join the choir for this special event, contact Heather, 877 7442.

LADIES ADVENT SERVICE

Held in late November or early December.  A time for ladies pause in the midst of the busy Christmas season and enjoy a special short service followed by dessert and coffee.

MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE

A moving service where people and church are prepared for Easter.

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE

An ecumenical service is held at the conclusion of the Procession of Witness on Good Friday morning.

KIRKING THE TARTAN

A new tradition which started in 2011 and which recognises the Scottish heritage of the Presbyterian Church and of many of its parishioners.  Parishioners are encouraged to wear their clan or family tartans to the service, which is conducted with a distinctively Scottish flavour.  The service is held on the second Sunday in July.

PEAK PERSPECTIVE LECTURE

A public lecture on thought-provoking issues, held annually (usually) – The evening starts with soup and rolls;  previous speakers have included Robert Consedine on “Seabed and foreshore! Why all the Fuss?”,  Mike Gould of the NZ Futures Trust on “Issues in New Zealand Energy”, Professor James Veitch on “The Interaction of Religion and Violence in Christianity and Islam”.   For further information contact Jim, phone 877 8441 or Sally, 877 6027.

DINNERS FOR EIGHT

During July, August and September we gather together in groups of eight to share dinner (or lunch).  Our Anglican friends from St Luke’s join us for these enjoyable occasions. 

HOSPICE LUNCHEON

Takes place in June each year when around 60 people gather to enjoy a delicious lunch and to raise funds for Cranford Hospice.