Pew Notes

19 January 2020

Hats for Seafarers : Seventeen cosy, warm and brightly coloured hats were delivered to the Diocesan Office on Friday. However, there were some members of the Diocesan staff loking longingly at the. !

All Age Family Service – First Sunday of each Month

You are invited to join us as the youngsters fully participate in this service, leading, reading, praying and administering Communion. There is a short reflection involving the congregation – of all ages.

ALL ARE WELCOME !

R&R. R&R meets again from Wednesday 8 January at the usual time of 7.30pm with time for coffee and to catch up with friends from 7.15pm. If you have not joined us before you are more than welcome to come and see if our ways of praying and reflecting are something that could be helpful to you.

The Sign. The February issue of The Sign will be available next Sunday. Thanks to all who have renewed their subscriptions and named copies will be at the back of the church. If you would like a copy and have not subscribed please speak to one of the Welcome Team. Subscriptions for 2020 are due by 31 January. If you would like to subscribe or to renew your subscription please complete one of the forms at the back of the church or enclosed in your Sign, and return to the Church Administrator.

Ecclesiastical Insurance – Trust 139

For every new home insurance policy taken out with Ecclesiastical they will donate £130 to our church. Please see the notice board for details in the hall.

St Cuthbert’s Burns Supper. Please join us to celebrate the life of The Bard in a very relaxed Burns Supper. Saturday 25 January 2020, 6.30pm for 7.00pm. Catering by Haddows, entertainment by friends. Tickts are £15 and available from Margaret Holmes.

Thank You: the collection for the Leprosy Mission Scotland after the service last Sunday amounted to £136.35. Thank you for your generosity. Barbara Tatlock.

Christian Aid. Christian Aid Quiz Night. Saturday 29 February 7.15 for 7.30 in the Church hall. Tickets are £9.00 in advance ( includes a supper ) Organise a team of no more than 8 people.Contact Patricia for further information.

Welcome Team. If you enjoy meeting people, making them feel welcome and at ease in our beautiful church, please consider joining the welcome team. No training necessary, just a smile and a cheery greeting. Please contact me. Margaret Holmes.

Prayer for the Life of st Cuthbert’s. Prayer for the life and work of our church on the last Wednesday of each month at 9.30am. You are welcome to join us this month on Wednesday 29 January

A Brew and a Blether. Please join us on Saturday 1 February in the Curch Hall for a cup of tea, a piece of cake and entertainment from the dancers from tha Angela Watson School of Dance. All are welcome.

Weekly Prayer: God, Giver of Life, we thank You for the gift of Your compasionate love which sooths and strengthens us. We pray that our churches may always be open to receive Your gifts from one another. grant us a spirit of generosity to all as we journey together on the path ofm Christian Unity. . We ask this for the sake of Jesus Christ your Son, our Lord. Amen.

What’s on this week:

Wednesday 22 January

10.30am Holy Communion

7.30pm R&R Group in Church restarts (7.15 for coffee)

Thursday 23 January

2.30pm Afternoon service in church followed by refreshments

  Sunday 26 January

  8.30am                         Holy Communion

10.30am                         Sung Eucharist

6.00pm Youth Group.