St. Mark’s News from the Pew Sheet for Sunday….
CAMEO: The CAMEO Luncheon Club has resumed normal service ton Wednesdays. Folk meet at 1.00pm for lunch – please encourage those who might benefit from this time together to give it a try!
Christmas Fayre: It’s already time to turn at least some of our attention to the Christmas Fayre! The following items can be brought into church from now; they’ll be used for fund-raising… clean empty glass jars (various sizes), bottles of alcohol and any new, unwanted items which might make gifts.
Table Top Sale: There will be a Table-Top Sale in the church hall between 12.00 noon and 3.00pm on Saturday 11th November. Tables costing £6.00 each can be booked with Diane Downward.
Food Bank: In this, our month of harvest, you are invited to ramp up your contributions to the Food Bank particularly if you missed the opportunity to bring in goods to our harvest service on the first Sunday of the month.
Pocket Diaries: We have number of 2018 pocket diaries from today. You will find them in a box at the back of church. They are free, so please help yourself.
Castleton Caves: Expressions of interest are sought for a trip to Castleton on 16th December for their Christmas carol event. If you are interested, please add your name to the sign-up sheet in church today. Estimated prices are…Adults £21.50, Children £19.50 and Concessions £20.50.
Living Faith: Part Three of the new Bishop’s Certificate (called ‘Living Faith’) has started on Tuesdays. The sessions are delivered at St. Barnabas’ church hall in Bradwell at 7.30pm. It’s perfectly OK to come along to these even if you haven’t done parts 1 & 2 as they are ‘stand-alone’ modules.
Remembrance Day Concert: Please note in your diaries that our choir will be putting on a concert in support of our Church Queen at 7.30pm on 11th November. There will be sing-along, tunes from both wars, solo pieces: an evening of popular and nostalgic music. Do join us. Tickets priced at £4.00 are available from Jo or Adam.
Birmingham Christmas Market: St. Margaret’s have a coach booked for a trip to the Birmingham Christmas Market on Saturday, 25th November. Seats cost £14.00 and are available via terry or Patrick
Fashion Show: There will be another fashion show/sale in church on the evening of Tuesday, 31st October. Further details will follow.
Baptism Preparation: The next scheduled baptism preparation event is to be held this Wednesday (18/10) at 7.30pm in the Lady Chapel.