SUNDAY, 15th DECEMBER 2019 – 3rd SUNDAY OF ADVENT

posted 13 Dec 2019, 08:47 by Richard Jones

SERVICES

Today   

 9.30am  Family Service 

                Rev Jane Bury  


Coffee is served after the service          

Tuesday, 17th December

 9.30am   Holy Communion

                 Rev Roland Nicholson

Sunday, 22nd December 2019

4th Sunday of Advent

9.30am  Parish Communion 

                Rev John Hartley

4.00pm  The Nine Lessons and Carols

                    Coffee and Mince Pies are served 

                after this service        






PRAYERS FOR THE SICK

Giles Tipton, Peter Ledger, Janet Hartley, Harry and Millie Clarkson, Bobbie, Elizabeth Best, Stephanie Dominik, Mary Hill Barbara Jones, Len and Ros Jessop, James Kinder, 

Craig Parkinson and Christian Parkinson

PRAYERS FOR THE DEPARTED

Baby Alice Pamela Hodgson, Hilary Lodge

 

THIS WEEK

Monday 6.00pm to 7.00pm  Office Hour in the NARTHEX 

                    for the arrangement of Baptisms, Weddings or 

                    the discussion of any spiritual matter.

                    



Tuesday - 10.00am to 11.30am  Coffee Morning in the Narthex

Incidentally, £900 has been generated for church funds (via Hilda and attendees) from the sale of cups of coffee on Tuesdays.


Loose Change  - Hilda has sent £50 to the Air Ambulance.                         

NEWS 

'Christmas on Jesus'
Thank you to all who contributed to the appeal organised by Kingdom Outreach.  The amount of £160 has been collected in the envelopes which will provide hampers for five needy families in Blackburn with Darwen.


CHRISTMAS FAYRE

Thank you to everyone who generously supported the event.

The amount raised for church funds was £1793.73   A list of Christmas Draw Prize Winners is posted in the Narthex.

St Mary’s Social & Fund Raising Committee


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY


Dec 29th at 11.00am   United Benefice Service at Samlesbury 

Christmas Eve     9.30am   Holy Communion  (normal Tuesday)      


                                4.00pm  Christingle Service

                              11.30pm  Midnight Mass

Christmas Day      9.30am  Parish Communion


Thought for the Week


‘It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities’

Dumbledore:  in ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ 


If you wish to contribute anything to the notices please send an email to John Hartley at john.hartley828@btinternet.com by 12 noon on Thursday


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