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 Sunday School  1st September

Sunday School has a new look!  It will be on the first Sunday of each month at the same time after Holy Communion.  As well as doing our learning time there will be time for a game, puzzle and snack/drink.  

Vespers

There will be no vespers until further notice.

 

Book stall

There is now a sale on certain books on the book stall as well as some brand new books - check it out!

 

Orthodox books in the UK

Holy Trinity Publications  (Holy Trinity Publications Jordonville, New York) is now represented in the UK by Oxbow Books of Oxford.  There is a range of new releases as well as forthcoming titles.  Have a look at their website for further information.  www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/holy-trinity or call them on 01226 734350.  See green leaflet on book stall for more details

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 May your donations helped us to support an average of 58 households every week by

giving out 86 food parcels.

We currently have ample stocks of baked beans and soup.

However, we need:

  • ·Curry, chilli and Pasta sauce
  • ·Tinned pasta
  • ·Tinned fruit and vegetables
  • ·Milk and cereal

 

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 £4150. 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 September.  Anyone who has not given Pres Rebecca their name day details please do so.

1 September

40 Virgin Martyrs

Penelope Dunkow

Athena Dwaconos

Kleo Achilleos

8 September

St Maria

Marie Kiutsoudis

Mario Evangelos

14 September

Elevation of the Cross

Stavros Pratsas

Sofoklis Vourekas

17 September

St Sophia

Sophia Beckett

Sophia George

Sophia Tirado

19 September

St Sofia

Sonia Slater

20 September

St Efstathios

Stat his Kipou

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 September 2019

Date

Time

Service/Event

1st September

10:30am

Holy Liturgy 11th Sunday After Pentecost

Sunday School

8th September

10:30am

Holy Liturgy. 12th Sunday After Pentecost

15th September

10:30am

Holy Liturgy. 13th Sunday after Pentecost

21st September

10:30am

Holy Liturgy Dalton in Furness

22nd September

10:30am

Holy Liturgy 14th Sunday After Pentecost

 

29th September

10:30am

Holy Liturgy 15th Sunday After Pentecost