Latest Newsletter - The United Benefice of Oldbury

Announcements and News
Pancake Party
There is a pancake party on Friday 13 February at St John and
St Michael from 5.00pm-7.00pm. All proceeds will go to the
Children’s Society. Please do coma along and join in the fun.
Spring Fayre
St John’s Community Centre are having a Spring Fayre on
Saturday 14 March. There will be stalls, refreshments and
Broomfield Academy of Dance will be performing.
If you would like to book a table or to run a game please let
Lee Partridge know on 0121 544 1988 or email
[email protected] More details will follow shortly.
Details of the Ministry Team, including availability
Revd Nick Pelling, the Vicar, please ring (0121) 552 9509 or
email [email protected] . Please note that Nick’s day
off is Monday.
Revd Jonathan Nicholas, Associate Vicar, please ring (0121)
429 5144 or 07920 239190 email [email protected] . Please note that Jonathan’s day off is Friday.
Mrs Julie Pelling: Reader and United Benefice Children and
Families work co-ordinator please ring 07973 961083 or email
[email protected] Please note that Julie is not
available on Monday
Mr Chris Florance, Community Regeneration Worker, please
ring (0121) 544 1988 or 07803 057622 or email
[email protected] Chris is based in the office in St John’s
and usually works Monday to Friday.
Mr Les Allan: Schools Mission Worker, please ring (0121) 544
1988 or email [email protected] Les is based at St
John’s Community Centre and usually works Monday to
Wednesday.
Ms Lee Partridge: Benefice Administrator, please ring (0121)
544 1988 or email [email protected] . Lee is based in the
office at St John’s and usually works Monday to Thursday
09.00am-12.00pm and Friday 09.00am-11.00am.
Addresses and website details for churches within the
Benefice
The United Benefice of Oldbury, Langley and Londonderry
News Sheet
SUNDAY 18 January 2015
2nd Sunday of Epiphany
A warm welcome to everyone
If this is your first visit to one of our churches please
do make yourself known to one of our ministers
St Mark’s
Londonderry
9.15am: Holy Communion
President and Preacher:
Revd Jonathan Nicholas
St John and St Michael
Langley
10.30am: Holy Communion
President and Preacher:
Revd Jonathan Nicholas
Christ Church Oldbury, Birmingham Street, Oldbury, B69 4DY.
www.christchurcholdbury.org.uk
St John and St Michael Langley, St John’s Road, Oldbury, B68
9RP
www.stjohnslangley.org.uk
St Mark’s Londonderry, Thimblemill Road, Smethwick, B67 6LP
www.stmarkslondonderry.org.uk
Christ Church
Oldbury
11.15am: Holy Communion
President and Preacher:
Revd Nick Pelling
Sunday 25 January
3rd Sunday Of Epiphany
Parent/Carer Toddler Groups
St Mark’s Londonderry
9.15am: Holy Communion
President and Preacher:
Revd Nick Pelling
St Mark’s Tuesday 9.30am-11.00am
Christ Church Thursday 9.30am-11.00am
Christ Church Oldbury
11.15am: Holy Communion and Baptism of
Oluwa Feranmi Opesan and Ireoluwa Opesan
President and Preacher:
Revd Jonathan Nicholas
St John and St Michael Langley
10.30am: Holy Communion
President and Preacher:
Revd Nick Pelling
Bible Readings This Sunday
Bible Readings next Sunday
1 Samuel 3 vv 1-10 [11-20]
Psalm 139 vv 1-5, 12-18
Revelation 5 vv 1-10
John 1 vv 43-end
Jeremiah 1 vv 4-10
Psalm 67
Acts 9 vv 1-22
Matthew 19 vv 27-end
Announcements and News
What’s on this Week
Coffee Mornings
St John and St Michael Tuesday 10.00am –
12.00 noon
Christ Church 10.00am-12.00 noon
Young People
Scouts St John and St Michael
Beavers Monday 6.30pm-7.30pm
Scouts Monday 7.30pm-9.15pm
Cubs Tuesday 6.30pm-8.15pm
St Mark’s Youth Club
Tuesday 6.30pm-8.00pm
Growing with God
Empowering children’s leaders with practical and spiritual ideas...On Saturday 7 March 2015 at Birmingham
Cathedral from 9.30am-4.15pm. It is for adults of all
ages—beginners and the more experienced. If you
would like to book a place please speak to Julie or Les.
The cost is £12.00 for those within the diocese and
£22.00 for other dioceses.
Food Bank Stocks
Food banks are low on stocks, please could you donate
what you can. There is a box in each church for your
contribution. Thank you
Pancake Party
There is a pancake party on Friday 13 February at St John
and St Michael from 5.00pm-7.00pm. All proceeds will
go to the Children’s Society. Please do coma along and
join in the fun.
Random Disciples (Young People’s Faith Group)
Prayer for the Day
Eternal Lord,
our beginning and our end:
bring us with the whole creation
to your glory, hidden through past ages
and made known
in Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen
This evening from 5.00pm-7.00pm at the Vicarage, St John’s
Road.
Prayer for After Communion
God of glory,
you nourish us with your Word
who is the bread of life:
fill us with your Holy Spirit
that through us the light of your glory
may shine in all the world.
We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord
Amen
Monday and Wednesday St John and St Michael
Tuesday Christ Church
Thursday St Mark’s
Morning Prayer
Held at 9.00am as follows:
If you want any announcements or news items included in the news
sheet please let Lee Partridge know by Wednesday lunch time.
Email: [email protected]
Spring Fayre
St John’s Community Centre are having a Spring Fayre on
Saturday 14 March. There will be stalls, refreshments
and Broomfield Academy of Dance will be performing.
If you would like to book a table or to run a game please
let Lee Partridge know on 0121 544 1988 or email
[email protected] More details will follow shortly.