Weekly News

Weekly News

News from the Pew Sheet for Second Sunday of Epiphany (19th January 2020)

SPOTLIGHT: The latest edition of the SPOTLIGHT magazine is now available at the back of church. Inside you will find an article on Terry and Patrick’s latest visit to Germany.

PCC Meeting: Please note the next PCC meeting is on Tuesday 21st January at 7.30pm when we will be joined by Archdeacon Matthew to discuss arrangements during our interregnum. Please make every effort to attend.

Helping Hands: A huge thank you to all who helped yesterday with both the Christingle production and also the sorting of the vestry in preparation for the refit.

Baptism Preparation: The January baptism Preparation Evening is scheduled for Wednesday, 22nd at 19.30pm.

The Wedding Preparation Evening: This year’s wedding preparation evening will take place on Thursday 23rd January at 7pm

Stoke Sings Festival 2020: A performance of choirs preceded by workshops is once again arranged for the 25th January at 7pm at the Victoria Hall. If you would like to know more please see the poster at the back of church.

Reading group: The first meeting of the New Year will take place on Wednesday 29th January at 7.00pm in the Lady Chapel due to the vestry refit.

Unsuitable Christmas gifts: If you have had any unwanted gifts items, they would be gratefully received for fundraising events throughout the coming year. In addition gift bags and tissue paper would also be very welcome.

Church Mission: This month we have received thank you letters from The Church Mission Society, The leprosy Mission and the Bible Society for our gifts of £550.00, £340.00 and £340.00 respectively.

Prayer Breakfast: Come and join us at Beechwood Shire Living (ST5 0RJ) on the 8th February at 9.00am for a fabulous time of fellowship over breakfast, followed by a short time of prayer and reflection. For more information and to pre order/confirm your breakfast please see Julie or the sheet at the back.

Terry’s Leaving do: Also on 8th February at 6.30pm we are planning a time of food and fellowship in the hall, as we say farewell to Terry after his long time of service with us. There is a signup sheet at the back of church for this, as we need to confirm numbers prior to the event.

Christian Aid Walk: A date for your diaries is this year’s CA sponsored walk around Tittesworth reservoir on Saturday, 28th March. More information and Sponsor forms to follow.