Church notices

This Sunday, 18th March

St Peter's, Heversham

9.30 am: Parish Communion.
               If you would like to receive prayer, for yourself or someone else, 
               members of the Prayer Ministry Team would be delighted
               to pray with you after this Service. Just ask! 
               They wear badges, so that you can easily see who they are.
               We invite you to stay for refreshments after the Service.

St Thomas's, Milnthorpe

8.00 am: Holy Communion (BCP).

11.00 am: Parish Communion and Sunday School.
                 We invite you to stay for refreshments after the Service.

This week in our parishes

Saturday 24th, 8.00 am: Prayer meeting at St Peter’s ~ everyone welcome.

Monday 19th, 10.00 am: Open the Book at Milnthorpe Primary School
                                        (last session until 23rd April).

4.00 pm: Window on the World (WoW) meeting
               at Linda Cooper's home.
               We'll be praying for NISCU and Ellel Ministries.
               Please join us if you can. 
               Otherwise, you are invited to pray for these organisations
                using the literature displayed in St Peter’s after this date.
                More about WoW.

Tuesday 20th, 12.30 pm: Lent lunch. Community Drop-in at the Old School.
                                         Join us for winter-warming soup.
                                         £4.00 per person for NISCU.
                                         Everyone welcome.

Thursday 22nd: 2.00–3.00 pm: Lent Together.
                                       Ecumenical Lent Group at St Thomas's.
                                       Moving Mountains Lent Course. Everyone welcome.

Friday 23rd, 10.00–11.30 am: Coffee morning at St Thomas's.

12.00 noon: Lent lunch at Jane Fell's home..
                     Home-made soups, rolls, cheese and biscuits, drink.
                     Everyone welcome.
                     £4.00 per person for NISCU.

Saturday 24th, 8.00 am: Prayer meeting at St Peter’s ~ everyone welcome.

Next Sunday, 25th March ~ Palm Sunday

(Clocks go forward by 1 hour)
8.00 am: Holy Communion (BCP) at St Peter’s.
9.30 am: Communion Praise at St Peter’s.
11.00 am: Parish Communion and Sunday School at St Thomas’s.

St Peter’s Lent Project – NISCU

Everyone who was at the 9.30 am Service on Sunday 11th February
should have received

  • a leaflet about NISCU
  • Gift Aid details.

More copies of these, and envelopes, are available in church 
if you would like to use them.

The main offering will be collected on Palm Sunday,
or you can put gifts in the bowl any Sunday in Lent,
or up to a couple of weeks after Easter.

NISCU Spring newsletter

Christian Aid organiser needed at St Peter’s

We need an organiser to coordinate the collection of
Christian Aid donations in Heversham this year,
during week commencing 13th May.

If you are interested and can help, please contact John Ritchie.

Fill our shopping trolley for Lent!

The trolley is in St Thomas’s Church Centre throughout Lent,
to fill with food for the local food bank.
Suitable items to donate:

  • tins of fish, meat meat pies, potatoes,
    spaghetti, vegetables, fruit, rice pudding
  • packets of biscuits, cereal, coffee, rice,
    sugar, teabags
  • jars of sauces
  • cartons of long-life fruit juice, UHT milk.

Maundy Thursday Supper and Communion

Thursday 29th March, 6.00 for 6.15 pm at St Thomas’s Church Centre.

Tickets :£8.50 adults, £5.00 children,
available from Val Robson or Linda Cooper.

Followed by a Service of Holy Communion at 7.45 pm.

St Peter’s APCM

Monday 16th April, 7.15 pm.

There are vacancies at St Peter's for

  • a new Churchwarden and
  • three PCC members,

Elections will take place at the APCM.

Please think and pray about these roles, and if it feels appropriate, discuss with the one of the churchwardens.

Social-event organiser needed at St Peter’s

We need someone to organise catering for social events at St Peter’s.

Volunteer weekly notice-sheet compiler needed

This can be someone from either St Peter's or St Thomas's.

If you are willing to take on this job, please contact a churchwarden.

St Peter’s Electoral Roll

The Electoral Roll will be updated during the next two weeks.
If you would like to join, pick up a form in the Dallam Chapel and fill it in.
If you are already on the Electoral Roll, you don't need to fill in a form this year.

Holy Week in our Parishes

Monday 26th March

7.00 pm: Evening Prayer/ Compline at St Peter’s.

Tuesday 27th 

7.00 pm: Evening Prayer/ Compline at St Peter’s.

Wednesday 28th

7.00 pm: Evening Prayer/ Compline at St Peter’s.

Thursday 29th

6.00pm for 6.15pm: Evening meal at St Thomas’s Church Centre,
         (see notice) followed by
7.45: Service of Holy Communion at St Thomas’s.

Good Friday 30th

9.45 am: Three Walks to the
10.00 am: Service on Milnthorpe Green.

Holy Saturday 31st

7.30 pm: Easter Eve Service at St Thomas’s.
                A Service of hymns, readings and choral music for Easter.
                Led by soprano Tracie Penwarden.
                Wine and nibbles will be served at the end of the service.

Easter Day, Sunday 1st April

6.45 am prompt: Sunrise Service (not Communion) on Heversham Head.
8.00 am: Holy Communion BCP at St Thomas’s.
9.30 am: Parish Communion for Easter at St Peter’s.
11.00 am: Parish Communion for Easter at St Thomas’s.

Latest newsletters

Parish News, March.

Diocese of Carlisle, Monday 5th March.

Churches Together in Cumbria, March.

Northern Inter-Schools Christian Union, Spring

Next week's notices

Email your notice to Ellie Judson.
Deadline Tuesday.