Pens For Sale

We have had some pens made with ‘Holy Trinity Avonside’ and our phone number on them.   They sell for $3.00 each making a profit to us of $2.00 for each pen.   Every little bit helps towards our rebuild!!! Please email Colleen at or phone 389 6948 in the office, to order some of these.

New Vestry

At our recent Annual General Meeting the following people were elected:

People’s Warden:                       Christine Macey

Vicar’s Warden:                         Elizabeth Forbes

Synod Representatives:              Christine Macey, Libby Falconer.

Elected Members:                     Peter Harrison, Gay McLean,

Veronica Bussey, Raewyn Dawson, Manal Al Harithi, Philip

Robinson, Christine Haythornthwaite.

We welcome four new members and are very grateful for the outgoing members;   Johnann who faithfully took the Minutes for a number of years, and Margaret Robinson and Lawrence Dawson for their generous input and time given in the past.  The new Vestry will meet on the first Wednesday of the month.

Stolen Property


Please look out for the following items that have been stolen from our historic site and the people of Christchurch.   These items belonged to the original settlers of Christchurch and were left with the church as a reminder of our past heritage.  Respectfully return these items so we can place them in our future facilities for all to appreciate.

They are:  2 brass vases;  2 brass candle holders;  street lantern;  1 brass ships bell;  brass altar rails;  street lantern;  brass plaques.

For any information call the office on 03 389 6948 or email

Community Events at Holy Trinity Avonside

Activities Group is held every Thursday at 1pm.  Come along and knit, cross-stitch, do some form of craft, play a board game or just chat.   Everyone is welcome.

Association of Anglican Women (AAW) meets every fourth Saturday of the month at 10.30am. We start with a hot drink before listening to an interesting speaker or undertaking some activity together.

Exercise Class is held every Thursday at 11am.  All abilities are catered for, sitting and standing.   The class focuses on flexibility and fun.   It takes 1 hour, cost is $6 and a light refreshment follows.

Foot Clinic is held every six weeks.   You start with a foot spa and cup of tea/coffee.   Our registered nurse will clip nails and give any advice on the care of your feet.  Then you have a foot massage, all for just $10.

Wednesday Cafe meets every second Wednesday of the month from 11.30am until 1pm.  Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy friendly company, listen to a speaker or take part in a fun activity and join us for lunch.  There is a small cost for lunch and raffle tickets are available.

Everyone is welcome to any or all of the sessions!!   For any further information phone the office on 389 6948.