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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Spire – The October edition of Spire will be due to be published on Sunday, 23rd September.  Please let the Vicar have copy for this no later than Sunday, 16thSeptember.

Visitor’s Group – will meet next on Friday, 14th September at 1.45pm in the Upper Room.

Poppy Meeting - The Open Meeting to plan displays has moved to Monday, 24th September.

Alcoholics Anonymous - There is a new AA meeting at St Margaret’s Hall on Thursday evenings from 6.30 to 7.30pm. "Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem of alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.  Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety".  Further information via email greataytonaa@ttpn.net  or the AA website or come along to the meeting.

PCC – will meet on Wednesday, 19th September in the Upper Room at 7.30pm.

Prayers the Sentamu Way - Friday Mornings in Church from 9.45 – 10.15am.  Ask Jan, Elaine, Francis, Angela, Geoff, Enid if you want to know more – or come and be with us if you can.

Hymns – The hymns for September have been chosen by our Organist, Ewan Murray.

WW1 Commemoration – On Friday, 28th September at 11.00am we will hold a commemoration in memory of Edwin Wise.

FROM THANKFULNESS TO GENEROSITY - All who belong Christ Church should have received an invitation to our special Sundays and Wednesday events. If you haven’t, please see Ken Taylor or the Vicar. The invitations may just be addressed to one person in a couple, as I didn’t have time to athom how the data base of addresses could do different, so my apologies. Please do your best to attend. The Vicar.

Coffee - is served after our 9.15am service on Sunday mornings in Church throughout the Church Hall Renovation Project. If you are new to our church or are just visiting, please make yourself known to someone - you are most welcome.

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.

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 because they have a microchip in them), 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 bag.  Thank 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 are welcome to join us at the front of the Church immediately following the service.

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

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