Church notices


This week in our parishes

Monday 21st: No Open the Book.

2.00 pm: WoW meeting at Linda Cooper’s home (see notice).

Tuesday 22nd, 11.30 am: Healing and Wholeness Service at St Peter’s.

12.30–2.00 pm: Community Drop In at The Old School.
                          Soup lunch and optional activities/ table top games.

Thursday 24th, 4.00 pm: Parish News at both churches for distributors to collect.

Friday 25th, 10.00–11.30 am: Coffee morning at St Thomas‘.

Saturday 26th, 8.00 am: Prayer meeting at St Peter‘s. Everyone welcome.

7.00 pm: Lakes Gospel Choir concert at St Thomas’ (see notice).

NEXT SUNDAY, 27th October 2019

2.00 am: Clocks go back by 1 hour.
8.00 am: Holy Communion (BCP) at St Peter’s.
9.30 am: All Age Worship at St Peter’s.
11.00 am: Parish Communion and Sunday School at St Thomas’.

Confronting Christianity books are here!

If you ordered a book for Annie’s Discipleship group,
please collect it from Revd Bryan on Sunday 3rd November,
when he’ll be leading Services at both churches.
The special price is £10.00.

Change of start date ~ Discipleship group

I’m really sorry that, due to unforeseen circumstances,
the start of the new Discipleship course is postponed
to Monday 18th November at St Thomas’ Centre.
Hopefully all our sessions after that will be unchanged.
Please try to ensure that everyone you know who was planning to come
knows about this change.

Lakes Gospel Choir concert

Saturday 26th October, 7.00 pm at St Thomas’.
(Doors open at 6.15pm.)

An inspirational evening of music, worship and celebration followed by refreshments.
All proceeds, after the expenses of the choir, are for Manna House, Kendal.

Tickets £5, £1 for under 16s, from

  • Christine Honour at St Peter’s
  • Margaret Barrow at St Thomas’
  • Living Well health food shop
  • St Thomas’ Friday coffee mornings
  • Market Place Christian bookshop, Kendal
  • phone 07828 514030, or
  • on the door.

More about Lakes Gospel Choir.

More about Gossiping the Gospel

Tuesday 29th October 7.00 pm at M:Hub Milnthorpe.

With Bishop Geoff and Jean Pearson.
Come and work with us on how, as church communities,
we can reach out to those around us.
This is an opportunity to look at

  • what we are doing well, and
  • what we can build on,

so that we all feel more supported.
Everyone is welcome.

Children’s Light Party

Saturday 2nd November, 5.00–6.30 pm at St Thomas’.

All primary age children (and older siblings if they wish) are invited to
an evening of fun and party food.
Sparkly clothes and a torch are optional.
Parents or carers: please let us know how many children you’ll bring
(for catering purposes). Contact Margaret Barrow, (015395) 64134.


Sunday 3rd November, 2.00 pm at St Thomas'

Rachel Mercer will sing a selection of all your old favourites.
Refreshments and raffle.
Donations to the Poppy Appeal.
For more info, contact Sheila Ashburner, (015395) 62727.

Remember, Remember the 5th November

Tuesday 5th November, 3.15–4:30 pm at St Thomas'.

Hot chocolate, gingerbread, parkin, treacle toffee and lots more.
Call in after school or after shopping!
Everyone's welcome to join the fun.

Boxes of Hope

The Boxes of Hope shoebox campaign is now underway. Leaflets, with details of what to put in the boxes, are in both churches.
If you don’t have an empty shoe box, you can collect one from either church.
There are even some wrapped ones, if you find it too complicated or time-consuming to do! 
Bring your wrapped and filled boxes to church by Sunday 10th November
More information on the Boxes of Hope website

Remembrance Parade and Service

Sunday 10th November, 2.20 pm.

Assemble at 2:20pm ready to march off at 2:30 for a short service at the War Memorial.

The march will continue to Christ the King Roman Catholic Church
for the Service of Remembrance at 3:00 pm.
Refreshments will be served after the Service.
If you would like to help with the Poppy Appeal, or
want more information about the Service of Remembrance,
contact Sheila Ashburner on (015395) 62727.

NISCU South Lakes Encouragement Evening

Please book your place by Monday 4th November for

Monday 11th November, 6.00 for 6.30 pm meal
at St Mark's CE Primary School, Natland LA9 7QH.

Do you volunteer, work in or support your local school?
You’re invited to join us for a lovely meal, and time of devotion and prayer.
Contact Katy Hall, email
Donations gratefully received on the evening.

New Discipleship Group (note new date)

Monday 18th November, 7.00 pm at St Thomas’.

Annie’s new group starts with the topic: ‘Aren’t we better off without religion?’
Click here for full details, including dates and topics | Print version

Flu and a Brew

Have you had your flu jab? If not, come and have it done on

Thursday 28th November, 10.00 am–12.00 noon at St Thomas’.

Open to anyone eligible and registered with Park View Surgery or Stoneleigh Surgery.

Have a free jab, then enjoy a brew, home-made cake and a natter.

Latest newsletters

Diocese of Carlisle latest updates, Monday 14th October
Parish News, October.
Northern Inter-Schools Christian Union Autumn newsletter

Notices for next Sunday

Email a notice to Diane.
Deadline Tuesday, 6.00 pm.