posted 15 Apr 2016, 09:08 by Richard Jones



10.30 am Parish Communion

All Age Worship


Vestry and Annual Parochial Church Meeting

for the election of churchwardens, PCC members and sidespersons will take place in church after morning service today Everyone is welcome to attend and all those on the Electoral Roll are eligible to vote.


6.30 pm Evensong

Mrs Christine Ritson

Tuesday 19 April

9.30 am Holy Communion


Sunday 24 April

Fifth Sunday of Easter


10.30 am Parish Communion

Rev’d Enid Briggs


6.30 pm Holy Communion







Giles Tipton, Eileen Ridley, Peter Ledger, Joyce Bill, Malcolm Jones, Janet Hartley, Angela Addison, Bernie Lowe, Keith Oddie,

Margaret Young.



Tuesday 19 April

Coffee Morning 10.00 – 11.30 am.

Wednesday 20 April

Choir Practice 7.00 – 8.00 pm.


Friday 22 April

Benefice Office Hour 6.00 - 7.00 pm at the Vicarage, Mellor, for discussion of arrangements for Baptisms, Weddings, or any other spiritual matter.


Annual Meeting

At the APCM today, Barbara will not be standing for re-election as Churchwarden, nor will Jim as Secretary and member of the PCC.  We hope that people will come forward to take our places.  Dave is willing to continue as one of the wardens.  The secretary does not have to be a nominated and elected member of the PCC.  We thank you for all the support you have given us. Barbara and Jim.



Farewell Service

Sister Sue's final farewell service will be Evensong at 6.30 pm on Sunday 1 May at Mellor.  This will be followed by tea and cakes in the narthex.  Everyone from the United Benefice is most welcome to attend.  Sister Sue and Amma Judith are looking towards setting up a House of Prayer and donations towards that would be most welcome and gratefully received.  These should be given to Barbara, Dave or Lorna.  Thank you from the  PCC.


Tuesday 26 April

Little Angels 2.15 pm

Tuesday 10 May

Mothers’ Union Meeting 7.30 pm in school.  Speaker - Norah Clay: ‘Under the Makuta Roof’.

Wednesday 11 May

Mothers’ Union Outing to Thwaites Theatre.

Friday 13 – Sunday 15 May

Art Exhibition will be held in Church on Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 May.  The Church will be opened for viewing Friday 1 pm – 4 pm and 7 pm - 9.30 pm;  Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; 


Sunday 1 - 4 pm.  There will be a Songs of Praise service on Sunday at 4.30 pm.  Entry forms for your works of art are now available at the back of Church, or from any Committee member.

Friday 13 May

Opening Event of the Art Exhibition

7.00 - 9.30 pm.  Mrs Heather Henderson will be present along with pupils from St Mary's School and Mellor Brook Ukulele Group.  Tickets are now available from members of the Social & Fund Raising Committee.  £5 including a glass of wine and nibbles.

If you wish to contribute anything to the notices please send an email to Chris Davis at by Thursday evening.