SUNDAY, 22nd DECEMBER 2019 – 4th SUNDAY OF ADVENT

posted 20 Dec 2019, 07:11 by Richard Jones

SERVICES

Today   

 9.30am  Parish Communion 

                 Rev John Hartley

 4.00pm  The Nine Lessons and Carols

                The Clergy

                    Coffee and Mince Pies

                are served after this Service

        


Tuesday, 24th    Christmas Eve    

                            morning 

  9.30am  Holy Communion

                  Rev John Hartley


  4.00pm  Christingle Service

                  Mr Geoff Gill

11.30pm  Midnight Mass

                  Rev Jane Bury

Christmas Day

  9.30am  Parish Communion

                  Rev Roland Nicholson



Sunday, 29th December 2019

1st Sunday of Christmas

11.00am  United Benefice Service

                  at St Leonard, Samlesbury






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 NO Office Hour 

The next is on 6th January


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 


Our church is again taking part in the Church of England’s Christmas campaign  - Follow the Star. 

It begins on Christmas Day and follows the footsteps of the Wise Men to meet Jesus.  You can join the campaign by simply going onto the C of E website at www.churchofengland.org and follow the instructions to sign up.

Christmas Fayre

Thank you to everyone who generously supported the event.

The amount raised for church funds was £1793.73 


'Christmas on Jesus'
Thank you to all who contributed to the Kingdom Outreach appeal.  £160 has been collected in the envelopes which will provide hampers for 5 needy families in Blackburn with Darwen.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Friday, 14th February at 7.30pm  

THE VILLAGE QUIZ in the Day School  - more details soon.





Thought for the Week


‘A great and mighty wonder…..the Virgin bears the Infant’


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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