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 September edition of Spire is due to be published on 25th August.  Please let the Vicar have copy for this no later than 18th August. Thank you.

GREAT NORTH RUN – Sarah, our Office Secretary, is taking part in the Great North Run on 8th September.  She will be running and raising funds for Yatton House.  If anyone wishes to sponsor her, there is a sponsor form at the back of Church, or you can sponsor online via https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/TeamYatton . Thank you.

CAR PARKING NOTICE – You may have noticed the old car parking sign in the Church car park reappear, this is not to deter people using the car park for Church and Hall events/services.  It is to make others’ aware who are not attending Church/Hall that they must seek permission to park there first.

PRAYERS THE SENTAMU WAY - has a change of venue and a new day of the week for the summer months.  Please come and join us when you can in All Saints’ Church on Thursday mornings from 9.30 – 10.00 am until the end of August. Angela, Jan, Elaine, Frances, Enid.

HYMNS – The hymns for August have been chosen by The Vicar.

Parking at Church – there has been damage done to the grass on the verges of the Church car park, along with damage to the car park edging, by vehicles parking on them.  Please could you use the parking space available not the grass. Many thanks.

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

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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