Weekly News

Weekly News

St. Mark’s News from the Pew Sheet for the 20th Sunday after Trinity  (14/10/18)

Special Welcome: This morning, we will welcome to our 9.30am service, Keith Davies, who will be speaking about the work of Christian Solidarity Worldwide. You can read more about this organisation on their website https://www.csw.org.uk

The LION: The October edition of our monthly news sheet THE LION is available today – please take one.

Porthill: Fr Chris over at Porthill brings our attention to WW1 activities during the day on Saturday, 10th November between 10.00am and 400pm. You can read about it on the A5 flyer in church.

Scout Leaders Wanted!: We’re asked to note that our uniformed organisations are looking to recruit volunteer leaders. Please do all you can to promote our uniformed groups amongst your families, friends and neighbours.

Christmas Hamper: Our Church Queen is putting together a hamper as a Christmas raffle prize; please help her fill it. Thanks.

Operation Christmas Child: Flat-pack Shoeboxes with instruction leaflets are now available for you to take. The deadline for retuning the filled boxes is Sunday, 18th November. Thanks.

Table Top Sale: Practical help for our TT Sale this coming Saturday between 12.00 noon and 3.00pm will be very welcome. Please give a hand if you can.

Harvest Supper: We’re celebrating harvest with a Church Queen’s Supper at 7.00pm this Saturday (20th October). Food will be served at 7.15pm (tickets, available from Grace are priced at £4.50 Adult / £2.50 Child). Games and challenges will follow.

Choir:  We are in need of strengthening the ranks of our choir, especially, but not exclusively, with male voices. Please promote the cause as best you can. The choir that practises each Monday evening at 8.00pm – everyone is welcome!

Remembrance-Tide: We’re holding a WW1 activity in the hall from 7.00pm on Saturday, 10th November. Sop far we have lined up…
• a 1-hour WW1 documentary film
• a themed quiz
• WW1 poetry
• a popular WW1 soup dish to enjoy
• a wartime sing-along
Free tickets (to give a rough idea of numbers) will be available soon.

Postponement: The soup and bingo afternoon originally set for Saturday, 27th October, has been postponed due to the half-term holiday.

Contemplative Prayer: Our next hour for contemplative prayer in the Lady Chapel is at 7.30pm, this Thursday (18/10). Please use the external choir vestry door for access.

Everybody Welcome: The PCC’s study of this course started very positively last week, thanks to Nick. We resume our study this Wednesday (17/10) at 7.00pm.