SUNDAY, 8th DECEMBER 2019 – 2nd SUNDAY OF ADVENT

posted 6 Dec 2019, 03:41 by Richard Jones

SERVICES

Today   

  9.30am  Parish Communion

                 Rev David Kennedy 



 4.00pm  Candlelit Advent Carol Service

                 for the United Benefice

 

Tuesday, 10th December

 9.30am   Holy Communion

                 Rev Roland Nicholson 

Sunday, 15th December 2019

3rd Sunday of Advent

9.30am  Family Service 

                Rev Jane Bury  


Coffee is served after the 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

 

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  

                          7.30pm   Mothers’ Union Christmas Party in School                 



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   

A list of Christmas Draw Prize Winners is posted in the Narthex.

St Mary’s Social & Fund Raising Committee


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Dec 22nd at  4.00pm   Candlelit Nine Lessons and Carols

                                        Note the time  - the Magazine is incorrect

Dec 29th at 11.00am   United Benefice Service at Samlesbury 

                                        NO Service at St Mary’s at 9.30am



Christmas Worship is listed in December’s Magazine


Christmas Eve      4.00pm  Christingle Service

                              11.30pm  Midnight Mass

Christmas Day      9.30am  Parish Communion


Thought for the Week


‘No one has ever become poor from giving’     Anne Frank (1929-1945)


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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