Lance - St George`s with St. Gabriel`s, Stockport

THE LANCE The Parish of St George, Stockport with St. Gabriel, Adswood
Vicar: Rev. Canon Elaine Chegwin Hall 456 9382
Assistant Curate: Rev. Chris Moore 483 7151
Parish Readers: Michael Coupe & Peter Hall
This week we pray for:
Services - Sunday 8th March 2015
Third Sunday of Lent
Holy Communion
Morning Prayer (St Gabriel’s)
All Age Communion
Holy Baptisms
Alpha Course
The Week Ahead
9 Mar
11 Mar
12 Mar
13 Mar
14 Mar
15 Mar
9.00 - 11.00am
7.45 - 9.00pm
Praise and Play
Music Club
Bell Ringing Practice
2.00 - 3.30pm
Holy Communion (+ coffee)
Lenten Bible Study (Vicarage, 17 Frewland Ave)
Open Door
10.00am - 12.00pm
12.00pm - 1.00pm
6.30 - 9.00pm
CAMEO at St Gabriel’s - All are welcome
Lenten Lunch (Parish Room, £5.00)
Funeral of Valerie Healey
Choir Practice
9.00 - 11.00am
7.15 - 9.00pm
Praise and Play at St Gabriel’s
Hand Bell Practice
11.00 - 1.00pm
Lenten Breakfast 4 (Lady Chapel, £2.00)
Hand Bell Practice
2.00 - 4.00pm
Holy Communion
Holy Communion at St Gabriel’s
Mothering Sunday Service
Alpha Course (Lady Chapel)
Book of Common Prayer - Sung Evensong
Children’s Prayer
Dear God, thank you for our church. Thank you for bringing us here to worship, grow and
have fun. May you bless us as we learn more about you today. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Parish Office: 480 2453 or email: [email protected]
Assistant Priest: Rev. Sandra Woodhead 01663 765 708
Retired Priest with Permission to Officiate: Rev. Glenys Sellors 483 0359
Pastoral Worker: Audrey Manzano 494 7054
Those who are to be baptised: Paul Brough, Christopher Knowles, Sharon Knowles,
Jennifer Hadfield.
Those who are sick: Sam, Fiona Miles, Morgan Mason, Winifred Jones, Rina Srabronian &
Family, Anna Manzano, Anne Stansfield, John Daly, Harry Day, Baby Elle, Rosie Stead,
Irene Coster, David Harrison, Michelle, Sheila Brierley, Phyllis Allen, Bill, Alan Clark,
Angela Justice, John Robinson.
Those who have died: Martin Paulls, Nadine Bagshaw, Joan Hibbert, Valerie Healey,
Eric Clayton, Margaret Chegwin, Jim Crickmay, Mike Collinson.
Wednesdays during Lent, 2.00-3.30pm - Lenten Bible Study - at the Vicarage.
Thursdays during Lent, 12.00pm-1.00pm - Lenten Lunches - in the Parish Room.
Saturday 14th March - Lenten Breakfast 4, “Worship – a Summary”, with Peter Hall.
Monday 16th March - Afternoon Tea at the Plaza. Do join us!
Saturday 21st March, 2.30pm - Church Walk - Meet at the free car park at Nelson Pit
at 2.00pm for a walk along Middlewood Way, speak with Peter Smith for details.
Saturday 21 March, 7.30 pm - Maia Singers Concert ‘Sing into Spring’ Tickets £10 &
£4 (U16s) including refreshments, available after the 10.15am services & on the door.
Thursday 26th March, 7.30pm - Please come along to our first discussions about our
Children’s Festival Project for July 2016 “Noah and the floating Zoo”. It is imperative
that we start things moving at an early stage to ensure we have enough time, people
and resources to make this a real success. Meeting at the Vicarage, 17 Frewland Ave.
Saturday 28th March from 10am to 4pm - “To have and to Hold” Marriage preparation
course. Please speak with a member of the clergy for further details.
Wednesday 1st April - Womens’ Retreat Day for Lent “Struggle” - Starting at 9.30am
at Foxhill Conference Centre, ending with Holy Communion at 2.00pm. Price £20.00,
includes coffee and a light lunch. Please return forms by the 11th March. Thank you.
Monday 13th April at 12.30pm - Parish Lunch - Puss in Boots, all are welcome.
Wednesday 22nd April at 7.30pm - Opportunity for Confirmation - Bishop Libby will
preside the Service. If interested please speak to Elaine or Chris as soon as possible.