Church notices

This Sunday, 25th March ~ Palm Sunday

St Peter's, Heversham

8.00 am: Holy Communion (BCP).

9.30 am: Communion Praise.
               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

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

This week in our parishes ~ Holy Week

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

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.

Maundy Thursday 29th, 

6.00 for 6.15pm: Supper at St Thomas’s Church Centre,
              Today, Sunday 25th, is the last day to buy tickets:
              £8.50 adults, £5.00 children,
              available from Val Robson or Linda Cooper.
              followed by
7.45 pm: Service of Holy Communion at St Thomas’s.

Good Friday 30th, 9.45 am: Three Cross Walks. Meet at

  • Hill Top (off St Anthony’s Hill, which turns off Church St
  • Olive Tree Café, Beetham Rd
  • roundabout by Dallam School, Ackenthwaite
    to walk to

10.00 am: Service on Milnthorpe Green.
                  followed by coffee at St Thomas's.

2.00–3.00 pm: An hour at the Cross at St Peter’s.

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.

Saturday 31st, 8.00 am: No Prayer meeting at St Peter’s.

Next Sunday, 1st April ~ Easter Day

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.

St Thomas’s Lent lunches ~ thank you

St Thomas’ Lent lunches raised £356.50 for Manna House.
Thanks to all who supported us and to those who made the soup

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

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.

Kent Estuary Mission Community

Proposals for the next steps in launching the Mission Community
are now being considered by all of the local churches.

Copies of the Report from the Steering Group are being circulated
to both of our congregations by email, or you can click the link below.

Mission Community Report to the Churches.

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.

St Peter’s PCC

Monday 9th April, 7.15 pm in the Old School

Members of the congregation are welcome to attend.

St Peter’s APCM

Monday 16th April, 7.15 pm in the Old School.

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.

Latest newsletters

Parish News, March.

Diocese of Carlisle, Wednesday 21th March.

Churches Together in Cumbria, March.

Northern Inter-Schools Christian Union, Spring

Next week's notices

Email your notice to Ellie Judson.
Deadline this week only for Easter Sunday’s sheet: Monday 26th.