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Newsletter March 2019                                           

 

Sunday of Orthodoxy 17 March

Sunday School

Sunday school will now take place on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month.

Sunday School 17th March.

Meatfare 3rd March - Jacob Joint for Lent - No Sunday School because of lunch


Vespers and Lent Services.

Monday 11th 7.00pm Canon of St Andrew of Crete

Tuesday 12th 7.00pm Canon of St Andrew of Crete

Wednesday 13th 7.00pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgy

Wednesday 20th 7.00pm The Akathist Hymn

Wednesday 27th 7.00pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgy

Wednesday 27th 6.30pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgy at Dalton

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. During JANUARY your donations helped us to support an average of 66 households every week by giving out 97 food parcels. Thank you for continuing to support your Local Food Bank. During JANUARY your donations helped us to support an average of 66 households every week by giving out 97 food parcels. We still have ample supplies of baked beans and soup.

However, we are in need of:

  • ·Tinned meat and Fish
  • ·Tinned fruit
  • ·Pasta, curry and chilli sauces
  • ·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 £3000. 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 March.  Anyone who has not given Pres Rebecca their name day details please do so.

1 March

St David

David Walker

Dawood Fard

1 March

St Eythoxia

Evy Boutshink

16 March

St Christodoulos

Father Christodoulos

25 March

St Mary

Pres. Mary

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 March 2019

Date

Time

Service/Event

3rd March

10:30am

Holy Liturgy Sunday of Meatfare.

Jacob’s Joint lunch

10th March

10:30am

Holy Liturgy Sunday of Cheesefare. Forgiveness Sunday

11 March

7:00pm

Canon of St Andrew of Crete

 

12 March

7:00pm

Canon of St Andrew of Crete

13 March

7:00pm

Pre-Sanctified Liturgy

16 March

10:30am

Holy Liturgy Dalton-in-Furness

 

17th March

10:30am

Holy Liturgy Sunday of Orthodoxy- bring an icon

Sunday school

20th March

7:00pm

The Akathist Hymn

24th March

10:30am

Holy Liturgy Second Sunday of Great Lent

27th March

7:00pm

Pre-Sanctified Liturgy

27th March

7:00pm

Pre-Sanctified Liturgy at Dalton

31st March

10:30am

Holy Liturgy. Third Sunday of Great Lent