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Sunday 9 September 2001
Welcome to our Father's House.  We trust you find this a great time of sharing together around the Lord's Table and in His Word, and enjoying fellowship with the Saints.  If we can assist you today please make your request known to the door stewards or one of the Elders.  If you have no church home and you wish to consider this as: "the place of the planting of the Lord" then please see Fred King, our church co-ordinator.


It's a BOY!!!!!!!
Fletcher P. was born at 1:17am on the 6th September 2001. 8lb 9oz. Congratulations to the proud parents and grandparents.
WELCOME FLETCHER to our FAMILY.  May God bless you and keep you and cause His face to shine upon you.


Today at 10am: Ross Bartlett
7pm: Ross Bartlett
Combined service

TODAY, the 9th of September, plus the 16th September we have the privilege of having:
Ross & Glynda Bartlett from "Net Work Ministries"
who will be working with the leadership during the two weeks they are here.  Please read the timetable on the notice board to see which activities you will be able to attend.  ALL WELCOME.
Each Sunday evening we will be holding a "Combined Service" where a free-will love offering will be taken for their ministry.

A BIG WELCOME to Ross & Glynda Bartlett who come from Christchurch and will be with us for the next two Sundays, 9th and 16th September.  We look forward to hearing what God has placed on your heart to share.  "Thank you."

The week ahead
Today:
9:15am - Music at the church
9:30am - Prayer for the service
10:00am - "Worship service" Ross Bartlett
6:15pm - Music at the church
6:30pm - Prayer for the service
7:00pm - "Tonight at 7" Ross Bartlett
Monday:
Elders meet with Ross & Glynda
Tuesday:
9:00am - Intercessory prayer meeting at the church
( Prayer for schools and the nation, and the church fellowship and planning. All welcome. Tuesday & Thursday. )
7:30pm - Elders & Deacons meet - Board meeting at the church
Wednesday:
1:45pm - Ron & Val R.'s home group meet at M. & H. Jeffries 13 Titoki Place, for the month of September.  Check with Max.
7:30pm - King's home group meet with Ross & Glynda at 9 Motueka Quay.
Thursday:
9:00am - Intercessory prayer meeting at the church.
1:30pm - Women's home group meet with Glynda at V. Lewis's at 96 Poole St., xxx xxxx
7:30pm - All leaders invited to meet with Ross & Glynda at the church for teaching.
Saturday:
Combined Men's Breakfast with Ross, 7:30am at the Motueka Church of Christ.

COMING EVENTS.......
Men - Breakfast with Ross - Saturday - 7:30am - at the church.
Men - Men's Retreat?? - Fishing at Tata - 12-14th October - Social/fun/fishing.  See Lawrie D. for details.
Sunday School staff: Meet to discuss next term's programme:
Monday 17th September - 7:30pm - V. Lewis's home

From C. Baigent.......
It is imperative that Christians in New Zealand pray for Zimbabwe and the people living there.
* Pray for peace in Zimbabwe and an end to violence.
* Pray for the rural people particularly those in the Zvishavane region and relief from hardship.
* Pray that God's will is achieved in next year's Presidential elections.
* Pray for the right strategy in evangelising the new resettlement areas.

Pray for:
* Brent & Tracey P., leaders and youth -- pray that the Word, which God has planted in their lives, will grow and mature
* the Elders and the Board members.
* the Sunday School children and staff
* the Elderly, for protection from "spring 'flu" etc.
* the Minister's fraternal meetings as they continue to plan together for Focus 21, "Motueka for Jesus Christ"
* helpers and Kool Kids leaders as they meet together each Monday to plan their weekly programmes
* for Dorothy who is not well but is now at home
* for Chrissie that the doctors will be able to discover the cause of her discomfort
* for Ross and Glynda as they continue to minister to us for two weeks

Pray for our Outreach Programmes
Kids Church, Home Groups, Kool Kids, Youth Alpha Home Groups, Alpha Teens, Morning and evening services.
Use these events to invite a friend along.

ROSS & GLYNDA
We welcome Ross & Glynda Bartlett for the next two Sundays.  They will be sharing with us during the morning and evening services, with the Leadership groups and at some Home groups.  They will be available to individuals for ministry and will be staying with Fred & Colleen if you need to contact them. ph xxx xxxx. (1st Sep-17th Sep).

STILL Wanted ! MONEY! MONEY! MONEY!
MONEY from the Nelson Mail.  See Lesley if you can give her any newspapers which have the "Nelson Mail Money Game" coupons as she is collecting them for Parklands School to enable them to purchase important school equipment.

HAPPY HOLIDAY
to the G.'s, Neville, Carolyn, Emma & Michael as they spend family time together at Australia's GOLD COAST and to Bill & Johanna and Maria & Gordon as they travel to FIJI to share at their son's/brother's wedding.
They will all be back next week.
Birthdays & Anniversaries
J. Riddell 12 September
F. King 15 September
-- Everyone, have a neat day.
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We say farewell to R. Marshall who passed away on the 26th August to be with the Lord.  Roger was a minister here at Motueka for almost 6 years from 1930.  He has lived in retirement at Wellsford.  A card of appreciation for his past ministry and sympathy has been sent to his family on your behalf.
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The Service Plan for 16th September 2001:
Preaching: 10:00am Ross Bartlett; 7:00pm Ross Bartlett
Helpers: P. Shirley, D. Trewavas, A. Rua, G. Rua
Greeters: J. & L. Hansen
Host Family: N. & C. Greaney
Cleaning & Flowers: M. & H. Jeffries, C. Repp
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Church Elders: Max Jeffries, ph. xxx xxxx
Fred King, ph. xxx xxxx (Co-ordinator)
Martin Whyte, ph. xxx xxxx
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Brent & Tracey Pickworth - Youth Leaders
L. Smits - Kool Kids
G. Rua - News for the Christian Magazine
Fred King - Co-ordinator
N. Hovenden - Encouragement Ministry
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MOTUEKA CHURCH OF CHRIST
374 High Street, Motueka, Tasman District (03) 528 9795