This Month’s News 2019

The parish newsletter will be updated each month in print form, and available at service each Sunday. We always contact church members with extra important information.

December 2019

Sunday Dec 1st:    Bruce preaching, Ensemble playing, Advent 1

Sunday 8th:    Nathan preaching, Band playing – the Queen’s Badge recipients from the Girls and Boys Brigade nationally will be joining us to celebrate their achievement, the service will be followed by a shared morning tea.

4:30pm         Our community carol service at St Hilda’s Anglican kicks off with games and a free BBQ. Carols from 6pm.

Sunday 15th:    Sunday Club leading, Band playing – our children will present their end of year Christmas pageant, the service will be followed by a bring-and-share IBPC family Christmas lunch.

6-7pm:         A Songwriters Nativity at St Hilda’s. Come and hear original Kiwi Christmas music.

Sunday 22nd:    Nathan leading, Ensemble playing, short family carol service

Dec 24th:        6pm. At Village at the Park. Come join our carolers, bringing Christmas cheer around the local rest homes – see Brenda for more info.

11:15pm         Our candlelight Christmas Eve service. A service of quiet and reflection, ending at midnight.

Christmas 2019

Dec 25th:        9:30-10:15am.  Family Christmas Day service. A short and joyful service of worship. Please note the earlier time.

Sunday 29th:    10am combined service at the Wellington South Baptist Church
*The New Year

Tuesday 31st:    5.30/6pm. Families and friends invited to IBPC New Year’s Eve BBQ – bring meat to cook starting at 5.30 /6pm with sharing salads and dessert etc. Option to stay as late as you wish. Welcome to bring board games etc. RSVP contact- Brenda & Roger 021 137 8062

Sunday Jan 5th:    Nathan leading as we host a combined church service here at IBPC.

Sunday 12th:    10am combined at St Hilda’s

Sunday 19th:    Bruce leading and Band playing, as normal services resume

Jan 25th:         IBPC planning retreat from 10am – if you lead a group or are a member of PC or Managers, please mark this date in your diary

Sunday 26th:    Preacher sought, Ensemble playing