These are challenging days, and we at St Christopher’s want to offer hope and support to help you not only survive but thrive during this difficult time.
Currently, the best way to access our material is via our Facebook pages, where we are daily uploading various resources to encourage you, and to help you to connect with God and people.
You’ll find daily devotionals, helpful articles, movie suggestions, worship resources, material for family activities and more.
You can find us on Facebook at the following addresses:
Children & Families @oasisstchristophers
Youth @theforgestc @theforgestc
Young Adults group St Chris’ Young Adults.
If you can’t connect with us via the Internet, but want to talk to someone on our clergy or pastoral team, please call our office phone number (03) 358 8780. We would love to support you.
Residents in Christchurch face a rates increase of between 3.5 and 5.5 per cent next year to plug a $90 million hole in the city council’s purse left largely by the coronavirus pandemic.
Hopes for a much-vaunted lowering of the increase to zero have been dashed, with staff warning the policy would cause “unprecedented” redundancies, jeopardise projects and flout direct advice from the Government.
The authority also faces borrowing more than $100m over the next two years to pay for its coronavirus response and make up for an expected $61.8m in lost dividends from the trading companies it owns.
Read more here.
Neighbourly Leads can you please tell me why the reply options on all comments to the article "Will you be visiting New Brighton,s new hot pools " have been cancelled.
Kia ora Canterbury, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.
Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.
Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇