Notices for Sunday 24 March – Palm Sunday

posted 25 Mar 2013, 07:41 by Richard Jones



10.30 am Parish Communion

Rev’d Canon John Hartley


6.30 pm Evensong & Sermon

Rev’d Toby Webber

Monday 25 March

7.30 pm Monday of Holy Week

10.00 am Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Tuesday 26 March

9.30 am Holy Communion

Sunday 31 March

Easter Sunday


6.00 am Worship at Dawn

10.30 am Parish Communion

6.30 pm Holy Communion


Wednesday 27 March

10.00 am Wednesday of Holy Week

Thursday 28 March

7.30 pm Maundy Thursday

Friday 29 March

10.30 am and 2.00 pm Good Friday


All the above will be led by Rev’d Roland Nicholson

This Week

Three Parish Walk 1.30 pm  St Leonard's, Balderstone, have arranged a walk from Mellor to Samlesbury via Balderstone, starting from the War Memorial at Mellor.

Monday 25 March
Little Angels 2.15 pm in the Narthex.
Benefice Office Hour 6.00 - 7.00 pm at the Vicarage, Mellor, for discussion of arrangements for Baptisms, Weddings, or any other spiritual matter.

Tuesday 26 March 
Coffee Morning 10 am – 11.30 am

Wednesday 27 March
Choir Practice 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Passover meal 7.00 pm at the Methodist Church.  The bookings list is full.  Please collect your tickets from Jim.  £5 payable on the night.

Monetary donations are welcome, as well as non-perishable food items. If anyone is able to commit to regular giving of £5 per month, please see Jim or Sue and/or take a form from the collection point.

Prayers for the Sick

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

Prayers for the Departed

Tommie Cook
Mary Gorst
Stewardship Envelopes
For April onwards - now available in the Narthex

Easter Flowers
Would anyone wishing to donate to the Easter flowers please contact Joan Moss.

Dates for your Diary
Monday 8 April 6.00 pm Annual Churchyard Spring Clean.  We need as much help as possible. Please come equipped with rakes and wheelbarrows if you have them.

Thursday 25 April Frank Littler & Sons are hosting a ‘Meat The Producers’ dinner at The Millstone. The 4-course dinner is £30 per head.  If interested please speak to Jean or Rita.

Monday 11 – Thursday 14 November "BE STILL MY SOUL" A Silent Retreat in Preparation for Advent: at
The Monastery of Our Lady at Hyning, Carnforth led by Sister Judith OCMM.  Cost: £150 (full board).  For more details or to book a place please contact Sister Judith at the Vicarage 01254 812154.

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