Notice Sheet – 18th February

1st Sunday of Lent

Today’s Services

8.00am Holy Communion          Revd Sandie Osborne

9.30am Parish Communion Revd Emma Racklyeft

6.00pm Taizé Service Revd David Lindsay

Today’s Readings

8.00am 1 Peter 3: 18-end Mark 1; 9-15

9.30am Exodus 15: 22-24 & 16: 2-3 Psalm 107: 1-7 Mark 1: 9-12

GENERAL NOTICES

Vicar’s day off this week: Saturday 24th February

TODAY: at 11.00am in the Heath Room: there will be a brief meeting for all Sunday School leaders and helpers. Thanks, Revd Sandie.

The next meeting of the Mothers’ Union will be in the Heath Room at 7.30pm on Tuesday 20th February, when we will have a talk by Angela Herring entitled: “God moves in mysterious ways”. Everyone is very welcome to attend.

On Thursday  22nd February at 10.30am we will hold a Funeral Service for Dorothy MacNee here at All Saints.

Saturday 24th February 8.30am Men’s Breakfast in Heath Room with speaker Neil Pugmire, Diocesan Communications Adviser – The Power of Stories. Neil trained in journalism and is gifted in theatre. men welcome. sign list in church or email byrne.jv@gmail.com

Church Hall Cleaning Party – Saturday 24th February at 10.00am to 12.00pmAll are welcome! Email Mike Barge: denmeadbarges@aol.com or call Samantha Davidson on 07758 837 998. Many thanks.

Bereavement Support Group – Wednesday 28th February in the Heath Room, 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Our chosen charity, the Air Ambulance Team, will be talking about their work. All are welcome. Merrill Partridge.

Confirmation Preparation

Session 1: Thursday 1st March

Session 2: Thurs 19 April

Session 3: Thurs 10 May

All at 6.30pm in the Upper Room

Session 4: to be arranged.

For more information contact Revd Sandie on 02392 362 591

Bishop’s Lent Appeal 2018

This year Bishop Christopher’s Lent Appeal will be given to the work of Christian Aid and other local organisations that support refugees. If you would like more information, or to donate, please take an envelope from the back of the church. These can be placed in the offertory during Sunday services throughout Lent.

World Day of Prayer (formerly ‘Women’s World Day of Prayer’)

This year we will be joining other local churches at the service on Friday 2nd March at 2.00pm at St Wilfrid’s Church,  Padnell Rd, Cowplain. All are welcome to join us. Di Dey.

Easter Lilies at All Saints

As Easter approaches if anyone would like to make a donation in memory of loved ones, towards the lilies, please contact Edna Goodman on 02392 255 913

SAVE THE DATE! The Band of HM Royal Marines Collingwood will be back on Wednesday 21st November.Tickets will be on sale from 5th March, available from Gill Barge or the Church Office, and Barnard’s will once again be offering a pre-concert supper that night… so save the date and make sure you buy your tickets early: they sold out in three weeks last year!

Next week’s services

Sunday 8.00am  Holy Communion

9.30am All Age Communion

11.15am Private Baptism

6.00pm Evensong

Next week’s readings

8.00am Romans 4: 13-end Mark 8: 31-end

9.30am Malachi 3: 1 and 4:5 Mark 1: 2-13