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 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.


Spire - The December/January issue of Spire is due to be published on 25th November.  Please let the Vicar have copy for this no later than next Sunday, 18th November.

Children’s Society - Many thanks to all who supported our Quiz last Sunday which raised £501.75 for the Society.

Funerals – the funeral of Margery Finch will be held in Christ Church on Tuesday, 20th November at 12.30pm.

Food Boxes for Students

As usual we will be sending a parcel of goodies and a letter of encouragement to our young people who are at University.  What they really appreciate is the home made cakes we send them.  Please give us names (So far we have Ellie, Ella, Emily, Edward, Libby, Hannah, Gina, Luke) and addresses for students by Friday 16th November and bring cakes (robust enough to be posted) on Sunday 18th November. Many Thanks.  Nick and Helen Land (01642778076).

Funerals The funeral of Jeff Mulroy will be held in Christ Church on Friday, 9th November at 2.00pm.

Hymns – for November have been chosen by Mrs Margaret Lewis.

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.

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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