Pew Notes

Sunday, 11 November 2018.

St Cuthberts Notes

Join us and be still with God. Following on from the Listening with the Heart Prayer Course  a new evening group has been formed by the course participants. The format is intended to be informal and relaxing. This group will run every Wednesday, 7.30 – 8.30 in the church commencing 7 November. For further information please speak to Nicki, Elaine or Wendy.

Christian Aid. Celebrate St Andrew’s Night with a Scottish Gin Tasting evening, Friday 30 November at 7.45 in Colinton Inn. Profits to Christian Aid Ghana Project. Tickets are £20.00 and are available now from Patricia Brignall.

Christmas Bazaar.Wanted – unloved gifts for the Christmas tombola. Please leave in the box in the baptistry. Thank you !

Phoenix Group. All women in the congregation are most welcome to join us for our Phoenix Group Lunch on Wednesday, December 5 at 1 pm, at the Royal Scots Club in Abercrombie Place. Those who wish to do so may meet earlier in the lounge bar downstairs from 12.00 onwards. The three course lunch with tea, coffee and mincepies will cost £29.00, including a small gratuity. If you would like to join us please pay the deposit of £10.00 to Jean Myers or me by Sunday 18 November. There may still be places thereafter if you cannot commit by then. We will also require to pre-order.

We have decided to postpone our trip to the new V&A until some time next year when hopefully it will be less busy. Margaret Keiran.

Annual General Meeting. The AGM of St Cuthbert’s will be held on Sunday, December 9 2018 in the church hall after the 10.30 service. There are vacancies for members of the vestry. Nomination sheets are available at the back of the church. Please ensure you have the agreement of anyone you wish to nominate. Any questions you may wish to raise should be notified in writing by Sunday 2 December 2018 to the Vestry Secretary, Julia Roberts.

Easy Fundraising for St Cuthbert’s. There is a really easy way to raise money for St Cuthbert’s – just use the “easy fundraising” website to shop on line with more than 3,300 well known online stores like, Amazon, Argos. John Lewis, Booking.com and M&S, and when you make a purchase the retailer sends St Cuthbert’s a free donation at no extra cost to you. Easy !

www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/stcuthbertsepiscopalchurch

Please contact stcuthbertscolinton@gmail.com if you would like further information or assistance with this.

Weekly Prayer.

Lord, strengthen our hearts, hands, and minds to work together for peace; to see you in one another, and to seek your kingdom  above all things ; that your will may be seen to be done, and your Kingdom come, through Jesus Christ, the Lord of lords and King of kings. Amen.