St. Mark’s News from the Pew Sheet for Third Sunday after Trinity (7th July 2019)
LION: The July edition of the LION (monthly News Sheet) is available today in church. Please be sure to take a copy as Ed Smith reflects on the power of prayer.
Summer Fayre: Our Summer Fayre will be held on Saturday 13th July starting with the crowning of our new queen at 1.00pm. In preparation, items needed this year include…. toiletries, Giftware, jewellery, bottles (full). Please bring any donations you may have, into church as soon as possible. Also helpers are needed to set up on the Friday night/run stalls and then pack away.
House Group: The house group exploring Christianity through its significant figures will be meeting again at the Wolstanton Vicarage on the 10th at 7:30pm.
The session will be led by Ali Burdon of St. Margaret’s and we will be looking at the desert Fathers and Mothers. It promises to be an interesting session, all are welcome, please come along!”
Potteries Theological Society: The next meeting will be held on 8th July at Keele Universities Chapel at 7pm, where Revd Ruth Maxey will be speaking to us with the title Reflections of a Pioneer.
Alzheimer’s Research UK: A new fundraising group is being set up in Newcastle and they are currently looking for volunteers to join them. “The group is friendly and relaxed and puts the fun into Fundraising” says its coordinator. Zoe Baggot will be sharing more about the group’s work during our 9.30am service this morning.
Reading Circle: The group will begin to look at a new book entitled ‘The Table, knowing Jesus: Prayer, Friendship and Justice’ on 7th August. The new books are now available at a cost of £11.70.
Race night: Thank you to the queen’s family and all who supported the race night, what a fantastic, fun evening.
Becoming an Intercessor: Here at St Mark’s we value the God given gifts of all people. For those of you who are interested, we would like you to prayerfully consider leading our Intercessions at the 9.30am Sunday service. This is on a rota basis and an evening of training will be offered on 25th July at 7.00pm in the Lady Chapel. For further information please speak to Terry.
PCC meeting: Our next PCC meeting will be held on 17th July at 7.00pm starting with Communion service.
Contemplative Prayer: The next meetings will be on July 18th and August 15th at 7:30pm in the Lady Chapel.
Vintage Afternoon Tea: Just a note for your diaries. We will be holding a Vintage afternoon tea 10th August at 1.00pm. So come and join us for light refreshment and a time to chat and reminisce. More information to follow later.
Notices: If you have any notices you wish to go onto the weekly sheet, please be sure to email Julie Atkins using the email address below by Thursday evening.