Seniors

"Boomers" and "Seniors" enjoy worshipping God together, growing in our faith by participating in small groups and serving God in our community and beyond.
 
 

Social Activities

 
T.O.F.F.s: Those Out For Fun
 
We have Sunday brunch together at the Geraldine Orchard, first Sunday of the month, 12 pm. No need to book.
 
 
Pastoral Care
This is encouraged within the Home Groups. There is a Pastoral Care Team, who visit seniors or shut-ins periodically.
Contact: Meryl Brown (03) 693 9833
 
 
Church Flowers
A number of ladies are involved in creating the arrangements that can be seen weekly in church.
Contact: Beth Heatlie (03) 693 8018
 
Aerobics Exercise Group
Meets in the Church Foyer every Tuesday morning @ 9.30am
Contact: Marie Lill
 
Indoor Bowls
During the winter months, this is held in the Church Hall, 1.30 - 3.00pm Tuesdays. If you would like to join in, just come along.
Contact: Pam Kippenberger (03) 693 8651
 
Arthritis Exercise Group
Meets in the Church Foyer every Thursday morning @ 10.30.
Contact: Irene Cooper
 
 
Rosie's Recycled Clothing Shop
The shop, in Peel Street, is open Tuesday-Friday, 10.30am-3.30pm is managed by our church and staffed by volunteers. Profits are used to finance youth work and various community projects. Read more...
Contact: Lorna: (03) 693 8395 / 027 479 5508
 
 
Craft Creators
Friday mornings, 9.30am - noon for most of the year, in the church hall. A variety of crafts is offered by skilled tutors. There are morning tea and creche available. The nominal charge is $2 per session, with the cost of materials extra. Read more...
Contact: Karen Tarbotton (03) 303 7397.
 
 
Food Basket
At each Sunday service, there is a basket for donations of food, laundry and cleaning items, or money. These are collected and distributed to families in need by Peter and Jean to families in need. The service is totally confidential. Read more...
Contact: Karen Sorensen (022) 098 7694.
 
 
Retirement Home Services
Services are held once a month at each of the Retirement Homes and church members are encouraged to join in and assist with the worship.
 
Service times are:
 
 
  • Geraldine Retirement Complex: First Wednesday of the month, 10.30am
  • McKenzie Healthcare: Third Friday of the month, 10.30am
  • Waihi Lodge: Second Thursday of the month, 10.30am
 
 
The services are conducted by our minister or one of the teams ministering to the elderly.