Posts Tagged ‘ St Mary’s Church ’

Strange things at the church…

Apr 11th, 2018 | By
Dog vomit slime mould

It’s not just rats and stoats that have been spotted (and dispatched) by St Mary’s Church pest control officer David Riddell.  Other marvels of the animal and other kingdoms are also noted  and admired. A few weeks ago he came across this beautiful… thing growing on an old dead tree stump behind the church. Its

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St Mary’s spruced up for fair

Dec 1st, 2014 | By

THE folk at St Mary’s in Gordonton have been working hard to get their church ready for their first-ever Christmas Fair. Throughout the year a small dedicated group has been getting together monthly to make decorations to sell at the fair. Last week they started decorating the beautiful heritage church which will be open to

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Planting spree

Sep 20th, 2014 | By

A merry band of St Mary’s parishioners braved the elements and donned raincoats and gumboots to muck in on the upper slope of the Komakorau Stream, at the bottom of the church grounds for their Care of Creation Service. This is just the beginning, says Rev David Smithson, to eventually plant out the whole slope

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Rosemary’s farewell

Jun 28th, 2012 | By

It was just amazing, says Reverend Rosemary Carey of the Art Deco Dance held to farewell her in the Gordonton hall last Saturday. “Everyone who came dressed up, the dancing was amazing, the two piece band the best. Just the right amount of people, not too sparse or too crowded. Sally Ann and the St

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A dance for Rosemary

Apr 11th, 2012 | By

Be prepared to put on your dancing shoes and join Reverend Rosemary Carey for the upcoming Art Deco Dance to be held in the Gordonton hall. “It will be a night for everyone to enjoy and no one can make the excuse they can’t dance, because we’re going to offer free lessons for the community

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