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                   Newsletter May 2019                                           

 

Sunday School


There will be no Sunday School in May.

 

Vespers

There will be no Vespers in May.

 

Date for your Diary

We will be celebrating our church Patronal Festival on Sunday 30th June after the Holy Liturgy. Details to follow but do keep this day free to celebrate with us.

Food Bank

There is a collection box for the foodbank in the narthex as well as the church hall.  Thank you for continuing to support your Local Food Bank. Thank you for continuing to support the Local Food Bank. During March your donations helped us to support an average of 67 households every week by giving out 95 food parcels.

We currently have ample stocks of pasta, baked beans and soup.

However, we need:

  • Curry and Pasta sauce
  • Tinned meat and fish
  • Packs of mash
  • Tinned Puddings
  • Cereal and milk

 

If you can help it will be greatly appreciated.

Roof Fund Appeal

We have made a good start to our fundraising with some donations directly to the church. Our current total is £3500. Please continue to share our appeal to anyone you feel will support us.

We would love it if you took a moment to check out our GoFundMe campaign:

https://www.gofundme.com/roof-fund-appeal&rcid=r01-153270114942-8a1d9c932b7f4da4&pc=em_co_campmgmt_w

There is also a basket for donations in the church, remember to gift aid and make your donation go further.

Your support would mean a lot. Thank you so much!

Xpovia polla and happy name day to those celebrating their saint’s day in May.  Anyone who has not given Pres Rebecca their name day details please do so.

5 May

St Irinis

Irini Antoniadou

6 May

St George - slava day Sveti Djordje

Bosko, Olivera, Boris and Eva Mandjelic

8 May

St John the Apostle

John Andy Murden

15 May

 

Johnathan Matthew

21 May

St Helena

Pam Tickle

Eleni Evangelos

Eleana and Eleni Cox

21 May

St Constantine

Constantinos Evangelos

Kostas Antoniadou

22 May

St Susan

Josna George

24 May

St John

Ethan Matthew

New details?

Please let me know if you have moved to a new house, have a new telephone number or changed email address. Many thanks. rlhiggs@hotmail.co.uk 07890 208539

Members of the community who are unwell

If you or anyone you know from church is unwell, please do let me know so that we can help in whatever way we can. Thank you.  

 

Church Hall

We are happy to let you know that our church hall is being utilised on a regular basis, but if you know of anyone who is looking for hall space then please speak to a member of the committee. It has also been decided to make the hall available for children’s birthday parties, so please spread the word! There will be a leaflet printed shortly which may be used to advertise the hall for the parties. If you would like some then please speak to a member of the committee.

 

Newsletter inclusions

The deadline for any announcements, news, Christian book reviews or articles is the 26th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s newsletter. If you wish for it to be included for more than one month, then please specify the length of time. All items may be emailed to Nicky at ntpratsas@yahoo.com.       

 

Services and Events for May 2019

Date

Time

Service/Event

5th May

10:30am

Holy Liturgy 2nd Sunday of Pascha

12th  May

10:30am

Holy Liturgy. 3rd Sunday of Pascha

18th May

10:30am

Holy Liturgy Dalton in Furness

19th May

10:30am

Holy Liturgy 4th Sunday of Pascha

 

26th May

10:30am

Holy Liturgy 5th Sunday of Pascha