Notices for Sunday 3 March – Third Sunday of Lent

posted 2 Mar 2013, 07:13 by Richard Jones



Tuesday 5 March

Sunday 10 March

10.30 am Parish Communion

Rev’d Roland Nicholson


6.30 pm Evensong & Sermon

Linda Leadbeater

9.30 am Holy Communion


Friday 8 March

12 noon Stations of the Cross

Mothering Sunday

10.30 am Parish Communion

Rev’d Canon John Hartley


6.30 pm Evensong and Sermon

Rev’d Michael Woods




This Week

Monday 4 March
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 5 March 
Coffee Morning 10 am – 11.30 am

Wednesday 6 March
Choir Practice 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Lenten Study Course 7.30 pm at the home of Geoff and Eileen Peake, Chestnut Cottage, Further Lane.

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.

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

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

Stewardship Envelopes
The envelopes for April onwards are now available in the Narthex.  Please collect these as soon as possible.

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

Barbara Walmsley
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.

Church Electoral Roll
The new electoral roll has been prepared and will be displayed in Church until Sunday 10 March.  Please could you check your record and inform me of any mistakes.  Thank you.  Sonia Tipper.

Three Parish Walk
St Leonard's, Balderstone are arranging a walk from Mellor to Samlesbury via Balderstone on Sunday 24 March starting from the War Memorial at Mellor at 1.30pm.  Further details appear in the magazine. 

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