Church Notice Sheet – 14 April 2019

THIS WEEK IN CHURCH

All events are held in Ulverston Parish Church, unless St John’s is indicated:

Sunday 14 April

  • 8.30am Holy Communion
  • 10:30am Explore Together
  • 3pm Evening Prayer at St John’s

Monday 15 April

  • 7pm Bell Ringing Practice

Wednesday 17 April

  • 8:30am Morning Prayer
  • 10am Toddlers

Thursday 18 April

  • 9am CWS assembly
  • 10am Holy Communion

Friday 19 April

  • 2pm An Hour at the Cross

Saturday 20 April

  • 9am Holy Communion

Sunday 21 April

  • 8.30am Holy Communion
  • 9.30am Holy Communion at St John’s
  • 10:30am Holy Communion

Prayer Ministry is available during and after the 10.30am service

FORTHCOMING DATES

Saturday 20 April

  • Hope Ulverston Stations of the Cross

Sunday 21 April

  • 6.30am Sunrise Service at Birkrigg

Monday 29 April

  • Ladies Walking Group for Walkfest

Wednesday 1 May

  • Alpha follow-on group 7pm

Thursday 2 May

  • ‘Let There Be Light’ film showing at The Roxy 7.30pm

Sunday 5 May

  • Men’s hike/easy scramble 12.30pm

Monday 6 May

  • Men’s Pint Night 8.00pm

Friday 10 May

  • Cabaret Night 7-11pm

Saturday 11 May

  • Men’s Breakfast 8.30am

Friday 17 May

  • Ladies Film Night 6pm

Saturday 18 May

  • Annual Church Away Day at Allithwaite Church

 

YOUTH CLUBS

Vision is for children in school Y5 & Y6 and is held in the Basement every Wednesday during term time, from 3:15pm. Please see Hannah for details.

Energise is for those in school Y7-11, held on Tuesdays during term time at 7:30pm in the Basement.

EASTER FLOWERS

We hope to decorate church immediately following the Good Friday service when we will be making up baskets of daffodils.  Lilies will be used on the altar and in the pedestal in the north aisle. Donations towards the cost of Easter flowers would be much appreciated.   Thank you.  Margaret Taylor

EASTER GARDEN COMPETITION

Can you create an Easter Garden? Bring it along to church on Easter Sunday, there will be a prize for each entry. Open to all ages. See Hannah for more details or pick up a flyer.

EASTER SERVICES

Details of Easter Services are available in the Welcome Area, or on the church website. Please take an information card.

Churches Together in Ulverston are leading a joint service of Holy Communion at the Methodist Church at 7.30pm on Thursday 18 April.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

We will be doing a shorter version of the Stations of the Cross in Market Street from 10.30-11.30am on Saturday 20 April. It will be interactive and accessible. If anyone would like to help with one of the stations, please tell Hannah Fishwick or Alan Bing There will be a rehearsal at 11am on Saturday 19 April in the Parish Centre Lecture Theatre.

YOUTH MINISTER

We are re-advertising for our new Youth Minister. The deadline for applications is 25 April. If you know of anyone who might be interested, please speak to Alan or visit the church website for details

ALPHA FOLLOW-UP

The post Alpha course will take place starting on Wednesday the

1st  May from 7pm in the basement, this is not just for those that have just completed Alpha but for anyone who has done Alpha and  has not yet found a their place in a Connect Group and still has questions.

CABARET NIGHT

Tickets Now on Sale! £7.50
Friday 10  May 7.00 – 11.00pm at Ulverston Sports Club, Priory Road.

Please come along and support this evening, all proceeds to the UPC Bell Restoration Fund. The entertainment will be provided by Graham Standing (Top Class Male Vocalist) George and Diane (Unplugged) and  Martin Smith (Country Artiste) and will include a Pie and Peas supper.  For tickets please contact the UPC Office or see Martin and Sue Smith, or Margaret and Ian Taylor.

BUILDING PROJECT

Please visit the display in the side chapel showing the architect’s presentation of the building project.

WANTED!!  Title and Strapline

Ulverston Parish Church collection of Building Projects needs a title and strapline! We are seeking something that will be memorable, even inspirational to both our church family & the wider community. A prize will be given to the best entry! Further information and forms to submit your ideas are available at the back of church

SAFEGUARDING OFFICER

Please note that the email address for all contact with Joyce Greenwood our Parish Safeguarding Officer is safeguarding@ulverstonparishchurch.org. Joyce has asked that we do not use her personal email address for safeguarding related matters. Thank you

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Getting to Grips with the Old Testament over Breakfast:

On 22 June and for the following three Saturdays we will be offering breakfast and a short course on understanding the Old Testament. More details to follow.

MISSION TO BLACKPOOL

Alongside the Through Faith Missions team, the two lead churches are St Marks, Layton and St Luke’s, Staining. You can find out more about the churches at their website www.laytonandstaining.co.uk

CHURCH DIRECTORY

An updated church directory is now available. Electronic copies available by emailing office@ulverstonparishchurch.org.

Hard copies are available from the office and after services for the next 2 weeks. Please note to comply with GDPR the list only contains those who indicated they wished to be included in the directory

JIGSAW

The monthly prayer diary is available at the back of church.

PRAYERS FOR THE PARISH

The monthly prayer meeting for the church is on the last Thursday of the month at Keith and Janet’s house. Starting with coffee at 7pm, all are welcome.

P4Y (Prayer 4 Youth)

A monthly prayer meeting to pray for children and young people. All welcome, Mondays 2pm as follows:

  • 29 April – Parsonage Room, Broughton
  • 20 May – The Vicarage Dalton
  • 17 June – Parish Office Ulverston
  • 15 July   – Network Centre, Millom

GRASS CUTTERS WANTED

If anyone would like to help with mowing the grass at Pennington Vicarage between now and the end of May, when Madi Simpson and her family are due to move in, please speak to Alan

TRANSPORT TO CHURCH

If you or someone you know needs a lift to church, please feel free to contact Marilyn Fell on 01229 582874