Church Notice Sheet – 4 November 2018

THIS WEEK IN CHURCH

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

Sunday 4 November

  • 8:30am Morning Prayer & All Souls
  • 10:30am Holy Communion & All Souls
  • 3:30pm Welcome Tea
  • 6:30pm Café Church

Monday 5 November

  • 7pm Bellringers & Choir practice

Tuesday 6 November

  • 8:45am Alpha course
  • 7pm Remembrance service rehearsal

Wednesday 7 November

  • 8:30am Morning Prayer
  • 10am Toddlers
  • 2pm Parish Fellowship

Thursday 8 November

  • 10am Holy Communion

Friday 9 November

  • 8:30am Morning Prayer
  • 10am Coffee & Chat

Saturday 10 November

  • 10am Listening Course

Sunday 11 November

  • 8:30am Holy Communion
  • 10:30am All Age Worship & Baptism
  • 10:30am Remembrance Service at St John’s
  • 2:30pm Remembrance Service
  • 6:30pm Café Church

Prayer Ministry is available during and after the 10.30am service

Morning Prayer will be said at 8.30am on Wednesday and Friday in church, all welcome.

FORTHCOMING DATES

Sunday 4 November

  • Welcome Tea in church 3:30pm

Monday 5 November

  • Men’s Pint Night 8pm

Wednesday 7 November

  • Parish Fellowship 2pm

Saturday 10 November

  • Men’s Breakfast 8:30am
  • Effective Listening training 10am

Sunday 11 November

Remembrance services:

  • 10:30am at St John’s
  • 2:30pm at UPC

Sunday 18 November

  • EMPOWER Youth Service 6:30pm

Thursday 29 November

  • Prayers for the Parish 7pm

Friday 30 November

  • Ladies Film Night 6:15pm

Friday 7 December

  • Youth Fundraising Ceilidh

Sunday 9 December

  • St John’s Carol Service

Sunday 16 December

  • UPC Carol Service 6:30pm

 

MEN’S PINT NIGHT

All welcome from 8pm on Monday 5th November at the Old Friends on Soutergate for a pint and a chat. Feel free to bring a friend.

PARISH FELLOWSHIP

On Wednesday 7th November meeting at 2pm in church. All welcome, see Margaret Taylor for details.

MEN’S BREAKFAST

All welcome at 8:30am in the Centre for a cooked breakfast and fellowship on Saturday 10th November. Please confirm attendance to John Svatins by the Thursday prior to ensure you are fed! svatins@gmail.com

CHRISTMAS CHOIR

The remaining rehearsals for the Carol Service will be Mondays 5 & 26 November and 3 & 10 December, all at 7pm in church. There will also be a rehearsal on the afternoon of the Carol Service, time to be confirmed. Please see Alison Emery or David Thompson for further details.

EFFECTIVE LISTENING

A course introducing the listening ministry and learning active reflective listening skills. Saturday 10th November, here in church from 10am to 4pm. £10pp, bring a packed lunch, refreshments provided. Please book via the office and speak to Martin Sekasi for more details.

THE BIG QUIZ NIGHT FOR TEARFUND

Calling all quizzers! On Saturday 17th November at 7pm there will be a quiz night in aid of Tearfund at Croftlands Community Centre. If you are interested in bringing a team or joining one please speak to Janice Eadington. Tickets are £5, which includes a cup of tea (or bring your own alternatives!). Janice would also appreciate any raffle prizes in order to raise enough to cover the hall hire.

On Sunday 27th January we are looking forward to welcoming a speaker from Tearfund to our 10:30am service, to hear in detail about their work.

CTU HOPE DICKENSIAN PLAY

This Dickensian themed performance with carols, hymns and a nativity will be held at Emmanuel Christian Centre at 7pm on Saturday 24th November.

If you are interested in an acting role, stewarding the event, organising sound, distributing fliers, staging etc. Also looking for a brood of ‘street kids’ similar to the scenes in Oliver! Similar to the Passion Play we would love to see many of the Christians in Ulverston participate in this event, supporting the Dickensian Festival whilst explaining the true Christmas Story. Please contact karen.sedgwick@emmanuelcc.org.uk or call 07919897625/ 01229 588335.

LADIES FILM NIGHT

All welcome on Friday 30th November at 6:15pm for prosecco (or non-alcohol drink) whilst we watch The Greatest Showman! £5 donation includes pizzas and drinks. Please speak to Louise Taylor for details.

YOUTH FUNDRAISING EVENTS

In April 2019 a group of young people are going on a mission trip to Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina. They will be doing a number of fundraising events and would love your support. There is a list of events at the back of church. If you are a cake baker we would love donations of cakes for the coffee morning on 17th November. Please drop them off at church before noon the day before. We would also love some help on the day. If you would like any more information about either the mission trip or the events please let us know. There are still a few places on the trip for young people aged from 14 to 19y. libby.ignitepeninsula@hotmail.com 07393308762

FUNERALS

The funeral of Geoffrey Fare will be held at the crematorium at 11:30am on 13th November. Please pray for his wife Kathleen and the family.

Please hold in your prayers the family and friends of Celia Bull and Edwin Twentyman whose services were held in church last week.

JIGSAW KIDS MINISTRY CHRISTMAS PARTY

To raise money for the Christmas Parties for the 1500 children of Jigsaw in Manila, soft toys of varying sizes and prices are available at the back of Church near the Missions table. Thank you to those who have already bought or donated. £80 already raised.

PCC TREASURER

We are very grateful for the ten years’ service which Adrian Turner has given to the Church as Treasurer. Now that Adrian has decided to stand down from this role, we will be looking and praying for his successor. Please speak to Adrian or to Anthony Muckelt (Assistant Treasurer) about this. A job specification is available.