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News for the Pews 14th April 2019

Services for Today

08.00am – Holy Communion Service

09.15am – Morning Service for Palm Sunday, with a presentation by the Open the Book team entitled The Great Parade

Prayers are asked for:

  • all who are unwell, especially those suffering from mental illness, those recovering from operations and those facing ongoing treatments.
  • all who have asked to be remembered by name, including Dorcas Hamilton, Connie Lennox, Nancy Lewis, Dorothy Brierley, Barbara Payne, Fred Addison, Alfie Yates
  • all those who mourn the loss of loved ones

The Week

Tuesday 16th April10:00 amChurch HouseHoly Eucharist
Tuesday 16th April7:00 pmChurch Hall, SwainbyLenten Retreat (see below)
Thursday 18th April6.00pmChapelEcumenical shared 2 course meal.
Thursday 18th April7.30pmAll SaintsEucharist for Maundy Thursday, including washing of feet, stripping of the altar and vigil in the Lady Chapel
Friday 19th April11.30amVillage GreenGood Friday Walk of Witness from the flagpole, ending at the Hub for drinks and hot cross buns.
Sunday 21st April09.15amAll Saints ChurchHoly Communion Service for Easter Day, with an Easter egg hunt.


Ann Pyle has Parish passes for York Minster.  If you would like to borrow these please speak to Ann (01642 700151).

Revd Robert Opala will be leading the last in the Lenten Retreat entitled Film and Spirituality.  This session of a spiritual retreat is supported by a film to be announced.   The venue is Swainby Church Hall at 7.00pm, weekly on a Tuesday evening.

Diary Date – Benefice Walk on 6th May.  This is a walk starting at St. Cuthberts’s, Middleton at 8.00am and finishing in Carlton around 3.00pm.  It visits all the Churches in the new Whorlton benefice, of which we are part.  You can join in the total walk, any part of the walk, just for picnic lunch at Swainby Church Hall (bring your own!) and/or for the Eucharist Service at the old church of Holy Cross, Whorlton.  A map will be provided.