Notices for Sunday 17 February – First Sunday of Lent

posted 17 Feb 2013, 03:59 by Richard Jones



Tuesday 19 February

Sunday 24 February

10.30 am Parish Communion

All Age Worship

Rev’d Roland Nicholson

After the service Amber, our Rose Queen, will be selling cakes to raise money for charity. Take-away is available too.

6.30 pm Evensong & Sermon

Rev’d Dr John Darch

9.30 am Holy Communion


Friday 22 February

12 noon Stations of the Cross




Second Sunday of Lent

Rev’d Dr John Darch


6.30 pm Holy Communion

Rev’d Roland Nicholson




This Week

Monday 18 February
Office Hour will be held from 6.00 to 7.00 pm in the Narthex. Rev’d Roland Nicholson will be available to discuss arrangements for Baptisms, Weddings or any other spiritual matter.

Tuesday 19 February 
Coffee Morning 10 am – 11.30 am

Wednesday 20 February
Choir Practice 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Lenten Study Course 7.30 pm at the home of Jim and Sue Saunders, 68 Mellor Brow.

Lenten Study Course
A Lenten Study Course, 'Seeing and Believing - The Passion through Art', will be held each Wednesday at 7.30pm during Lent.  Everyone is most welcome.

During Lent, the children at school are making a special effort to bring in items for the Foodbank.  Could we possibly do the same?  The Collection Point is in the Church entrance.  Many thanks.  Jim and Sue Saunders.

Dates for your Diary
Tuesday 12 March 7.30pm - Licensing Service for the United Benefice of Balderstone, Mellor and Samlesbury for Rev'd Dr Sue Williams OCMM at St. Mary's Mellor.

Sunday 17 March after Parish Communion - Vestry Meeting and Annual Parish Meeting.

Prayers for the Sick

Mike Fields, John Holroyd, Roly Peagram,
Edna Houghton, James Kinder,
Giles Tipton, Michelle Wouldsworth,
Mary Hill.

Prayers for the Departed

Edith Thompson

Church Electoral Roll
The new electoral roll is being prepared.  This will be displayed in Church for two weeks beginning Sunday 24th February to make sure entries are correct and for mistakes to be rectified. Please check that your record is correct. Thank you. Sonia Tipper.

Lent Extra Booklets
These contain daily reflections for use during Lent and were popular last year. Available in the Narthex, they cost £1.50.

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