News for the Pews

News items from our Service Sheet

PLEASE NOTE:  All news items should be sent to Sarah Botez, our Secretary in the Church Hall at gapo1876@outlook.com no later than 5pm on the preceding Wednesday, preferably by email or in writing. These should be as concise as possible as sheet content some weeks can be ‘heavy’. Priority will be given to items relating to Christ Church and St. Oswalds's, Newton mattersthose relating to other activities can only be included if space permits.

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‘Gift Day’ Update – The total so far is £20,800.00 and counting!

Spire - The June issue of Spire is due to be published Sunday, 27th May. Please let the Vicar have copy for this by Sunday, 20th May.

PCC Meeting – The next meeting will be on Wednesday, 23rd May at 7.30pm in the Upper Room.

Church Visitor’s – meet next on Friday, 25th May at 1.45pm in the Upper Room.

Hall Committee – will meet next on Monday, 4th June at 7.30pm in the Upper Room.

Hymns – The hymns this month have been chosen by Mr Peter Titchmarsh.

Prayers the Sentamu Way - in Church on Friday mornings from 9.45 to 10.15am.  Please come and join us if you can – Angela, Jan, Elaine, Geoff, Frances, Enid.

Christian Aid Week 13th to 19th May.

Foodbank Sunday – next Sunday, 20th May.

Christ Church Visitors – If you know any member of the congregation (past or present) who would appreciate a regular visit from a member of the group please pass details to Rosemary Wheway on Tel:  01642 722451.

Children in Distress - Please remember that we collect the following which can be turned into cash for the charity - used stamps, postcards, printer cartridges (except Epson), foreign coins and mobile phones. They can be left in the black box at the back of church on the north side.  N.B.  All ink Cartridges must be empty before putting in a plastic bag to avoid any leakages, and please don’t put mobile phones in same bagThank you.

Welcome Packs - The Visitors Group are constantly looking for people new to the village!  Please contact Helen Dickinson on 01642 724450 if a pack is needed.

New Switches - Please use the new switches on the right hand side of the electric cupboard for lights and heaters. Do not use the fuses/tripper switches any more in either electric box. We’ve been made safe – let’s keep it that way!

Coffee - is usually served after our 9.15am service. We are pleased to welcome visitors and newcomers to our church and you will find us in the Coffee Lounge through the double doors on the north side of the church.

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For Sunday's Bible Readings, please visit Worship - Bible Readings

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