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News from the Pews 10 March 2019

08.00am – Holy Communion Service

09.15am – Morning Service – first Sunday in Lent. We shall be building a ‘wilderness’ on the chancel steps during the service on this first Sunday in Lent.

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, remembering the family of Chris Payne

The Week

Tuesday 26th10:00 amChurch HouseHoly Eucharist
Tuesday 26th7:00 pmChurch Hall, SwainbyLenten Retreat (see below)
Friday 29th12.00 - 1.30pmChurch HouseSoup-a-Friday
Selection of home-made soups with roll and butter, biscuit and tea or coffee. £3.50
Sunday 31st
Mothering Sunday
09:15 amAll Saints ChurchHoly Communion Service


15 March – Church Electoral rolls nationwide are being fully reviewed this year.  There will be a wine and cheese party in Church House at 7.30pm for all who wish to be on the electoral roll, where application forms can be signed and handed in.

16 March – quiz + fish & chip supper. Tickets £10 each. Tickets from Pat Searle (701355)

Regular collections for Foodbank starting again now. They especially need: instant mashed potato; tinned custard; tinned meatballs. They do NOT need soup, beans, porridge. Everything else welcome!

Revd Robert Opala will be leading a Lenten Retreat entitled Film and Spirituality.  This is a Lenten journey through films.  A spiritual retreat in our search for spiritual growth and desire to connect with one’s deeper self, supported by the film “Into the Wild”.   The venue for all six sessions is Swainby Church Hall at 7.00pm;  first one is Wednesday 13 March and thereafter weekly on a Tuesday evening.