"Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With your God" - Micah 6.8
Karen Hutchinson- Counsellor Parehana Ehrhorn - Social Worker Abbey Namana - Manager Pauline Weeks - Admin-Coordinator
the last 3-4 months there has been a complete
turnaround in the staff
God for these four
The church pastor, elders and council organised an appreciation dinner for the staff, volunteers and Trust Board of Thames Baptist Community Ministries. A great time was had by all! The delicious food was provided and served by people of the church. Paul Silvester, Trust Board Chair, addressed the group. We appreciate all the good work done by these people.
pack food parcels ready for distribution at Christmas in a joint effort
between the Inter-church food bank and the Salvation Army.
are lots of ways in which we live out the Good News of Jesus in the
community; not least of which is the impact of individual members in
their school boards, community groups, fire brigades, work-places
etc. We also work together to provide a more systematic
to specific needs. These
include Counselling and Social Work
services, the Open Door Drop-in, a craft group, and occasional
programmes for parents, couples,
children, and individuals. We also host the inter-church food
A programme advertised throughout the district schools brought children together for two days of 'Social Circus' - learning the tricks of balance and trust that give confidence and skill. Volunteer instructors came from Auckland and Australia to make it a success.
In September 2018 our new counselling room was
opened with the view of providing greater privacy for those accessing
this service. A small group of people met to celebrate its opening and
to support our Pastor Brian Kenning to bless the room and service.
Abbey Namana (Manager), Zoe and Pastor Brian Kenning and Karen
Hutchinson our Counsellor