Saturday, 29 December 2018

Christmas Eve Service

Our Christmas Eve 5.30pm Service saw young and old celebrate together with carol singing, balloon prayers, sharing of family traditions and the telling of the Christmas story. The Chapel Street Band led the music, and Smith & Co. ended the service with the beautiful song, Mary Did You Know. Thank you to all who helped make this such a special start to Christmas!

The Chapel Street Band

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Nativity Photos

Here are a few photos from the Christmas Service which was led by the young people from Christchurch North Methodist Parish. What a fabulous team!

Monday, 10 December 2018

CHYPS Celebrate Christmas in Style

On Saturday night our CHYPS team were treated to a special Christmas supper, where we celebrated Christmas and the past two years of youth group. We thanked and farewelled the Petaia sisters, Philomena, Catherine and Berith, who have been awesome youth leaders these past couple of years!

Sunday, 9 December 2018

Christmas Movie!

Congratulations to all our amazing young people, who led a beautiful Christmas service this morning at the Chapel Street Centre.

Here are links to our Christmas Movie for 2018 - Part 1 and Part 2.

Please pass the link on to family and friends, and share the good news. JESUS is the REASON for the SEASON!

Friday, 7 December 2018

Getting excited...

Last week our Awesome Kids made yummy waffle cones stuffed with sweets to hang on the Christmas tree (or perhaps some were eaten on the way home from church!)
We watched the video of Buddy from the Elf movie where he hears that Santa is coming, and talked about how excited he was. We then replayed the video and every time the word Santa was used, we substituted the name Jesus in its place.

We asked the question “Why can’t we get as excited as Buddy at Christmas time, when JESUS IS COMING!”

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Christmas in the Park

Some of our Awesome Kids and families braved the chilly, wet weather the other weekend to have a picnic tea in Hagley Park (instead of our regular FISH Family Games Night). Afterwards, we stayed to watch two of our very own Awesome Kids dance in the Christmas in the Park Concert. Dylan and Quinn were both spectacular! Congratulations boys!

Advent Art

Check out the beautiful advent art in the Chapel Street Gallery., created by our Awesome Artists.


Our Awesome Kids have been busy preparing for Christmas. Merilyn has been VERY busy, making sure the costumes are ready... wings straightened, halos undented, gowns ironed and tinsel untangled.

The Christmas Service is this Sunday, 9 December at 10am. See you there!

Monday, 3 December 2018

AbsolUKE Jam

The countdown is on... only a few more sleeps until our Christmas Service on 9 December! Our ukulele group, AbsolUKE, has been rehearsing hard, preparing, getting ready... are YOU ready?!

Please join us at the Chapel Street Centre this Sunday for an absolUKEly awesome start to your Christmas.

Spring Challenge!

Just a reminder that there is no Awesome Time, CHYPS or FISH until we are back at Level One. We are thinking of you all and hoping that it w...