A big thank you to everyone who gave postage money and soft toys for the Friendship Bear project.
Not quite all the toys were used, but they will be kept and sent to good homes in the future.
Here are the prayer, service and event times for the rest of the week. Phone or text Fr Steve (07830340923) if you intend to go to daily prayer. Sometimes the time needs to be changed. Times can also sometimes be arranged to suit you.
Wednesday, 27th January
9.00am Morning Prayer
6.00pm Evening Prayer
Thursday, 28th January
9.30am Morning Prayer
10.00am Holy Communion
6.00pm Evening Prayer
Friday, 29th January
11.00am Morning Prayer
6.30pm Friday Club (9-12s) Just Dance, Guitar Hero, Bingo
8.00pm Tgi (12+)
Saturday, 30th January
6.00pm Simple Communion (following the Sunday Readings)
Sunday, 31st January – Candlemas (transferred from 2nd February)
9.15am Sung Communion
11.00am Celebration service with Communion. Children start their activities in the Rectory.
8.00pm Compline. A short service of prayer to end the day.
The readings for the day are 1 Cor 12.12-31a and Lk 4.14-21 (pages 549 and 550 of the Lectionary).
This week in the Ecumenical Prayer Cycle we will be praying for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden
Dates for your Diaries
Tuesday, 9th February is Shrove Tuesday. There will be pancakes, wine and squash for the kids and anyone else who prefers from 7.00pm onwards (until you can eat pancakes no more!!).
Wednesday, 10th February is Ash Wednesday. As we begin Lent we have the traditional service of Ashing, marking our intent to keep our Lenten discipline.
On Saturday, 13th February come along at 7.00pm to find out about Ender’s Game.
Thursday, 18th February – 7.30pm Lent Group based on the Book/Film ‘Ender’s Game’
Prize and Cash Prize Bingo Saturday, 27th February
Due to limited space in the Church Hall the Bingo Night is book in advance but pay on the door. You need to text the names and ages of the people in your party to 07497 242665.
You will then receive a booking reference that you must bring on the night.
You can also email email@example.com (if you are a technophobe there is a list in the Porch you can sign up on).
As you know the Bingo is a fundraiser to send Luke (who has Huntington’s Chorea) and his sister to the USA to visit family and to have the holiday of a life time! (see below for more details).
Prize and Cash Prize Bingo Night Details
Saturday, 27th Feb, 2016. Play starts at 7pm.
You must book in advance. Text 07497 242665 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a reference number to provide on the door. State the names and ages of folk in your party.
Doors open 6.30pm. Prize bingo starts 7pm. Cash bingo starts at 8pm.
Door entry: £1 entry per adult. 50p entry per child under 16. Free raffle ticket with your entry ticket.
Prize Bingo Prices: 3 books for £3 or 6 books for £5.
Flyer Bingo (Cash Prize Bingo) Prices: 1 flyer for £3. Not open to children. Full house jackpot £200.
Adults can buy a Complete Package for £10. This includes the entry ticket, 6 prize bingo flyers, 1 cash prize bingo flyer, free glass of wine or lager.
Refreshments and snacks will be for sale. Alcohol will not be for sale but is available if you donate to the appeal.