next Sunday… 5th April 2015 Easter Sunday St Mary’s 8am Holy Communion 9.15 am Holy Communion Church Centre 10.30 am Holy Communion pews news 29th March 2015 Palm Sunday today… Palm Sunday giving... If you consider yourself one of our family but do not yet give regularly, please would you consider it? Information can be obtained from our Gift Aid Secretary If you are a UK taxpayer, please use the Gift Aid Envelopes as this enables us to reclaim 25p on every pound. If you intend to use the Gift Aid Envelopes on a regular basis, or need a fresh supply, please contact our Gift Aid Donations Secretary, Nigel Ramage on 01428 751417 or [email protected] Bible Reading: John 12: 12-16 (p.1079) At St Mary’s 8 am Holy Communion (BCP) Second Reading: Philippians 2: 5-11 (p.1179) Valentine Inglis-Jones & Nigel Nicholson 10.30am Joint Palm Sunday Service Nigel Nicholson & Valentine Inglis-Jones 6pm Evening Prayer NO SERVICE at the Church Centre general info... for newcomers... For enquiries contact the Church Office, The Ark, Church Centre, Portsmouth Road, Liphook, GU30 7DJ Tel 01428 725390 or email: [email protected] Website: www.liphookchurch.co.uk. The Church Office is open Monday-Thursday mornings, 9.30-12.30 (closed Fridays) If you are new today you are very welcome—we love to meet new people. If you want to get to know us a bit more please stay for coffee after the service—and make yourself known to us if we haven’t already said hello. Valentine’s mobile - 07917 151498 Valentine’s day off is on a Tuesday. this week… Deadline for Pews News: 9 am Thursdays Monday 30th March Bumps & Babies—the Ark—1.45-3 pm Lent Course—Church Centre—2-4 pm Prayer Meeting—CC Chapel—7 pm Tuesday 31st March Little Lambs—Church Centre (CC) - 9.45-11.45 am Wednesday 1st April Holy Communion—CC Chapel—10am. Prayer 8 to Late— The Ark—8 pm onwards Thursday 2nd April Maundy Thursday Evening Prayer & Supper—Church Centre 7.30 pm GOOD FRIDAY 3rd April Planting of the Cross, St Mary’s, 7.30 am Walk of Witness—Methodist Church Hall—10 am Meditations—St Mary’s 12 noon—3 pm Missed a service? Pews News can now be downloaded from our website www.liphookchurch.co.uk this week (continued)… other news… Saturday 4th April Easter Gardens Competition & Easter Egg Hunt—Church Centre— 10.30 am Canon Alan Lindsay : Our prayers and sympathies are with the family of Canon Alan Lindsay, who died on 5th March 2015 just a few weeks after his wife Catherine. Before moving to Manormead some years ago, Canon Lindsay took a number of services in our parish, particularly at St Mary’s Bramshott. There will be a thanksgiving service for him on Tuesday 31st March 3.30 pm at Manormead Chapel. All welcome, but as space is limited at the chapel, please contact Annie Abbott ([email protected]) so that they can make sure enough chairs are available. We would so appreciate donations of foil wrapped little eggs for the children to find . I will leave an Easter box at the back of church for your donations. Love, Cleone children’s worker vacancy.. We are still looking for applications for this post. This is a part time, salaried role (7 hours per week) and could be shared by two people (i.e. 3.5 hours per week). Please contact Valentine 07917 151498 if you are interested. For ongoing issues connected to children’s work do contact Cleone on 07828 954161. This is a temporary measure and designed for emergencies. for your prayers... The sick including: Tony Fotheringham, Emma Kinniburgh, Louise Garwood, Bethany Rowell, Joy Tew, Mary Snuggs, Joanna Smith, Rita Taylor, Caroline Lord, Fiona Boyd, Alexander Bennett, Margaret Miller, Dave Coulson and those who care for them. The families of those who have died— Audrey Bicknell, Canon Alan Lindsay —and for all those grieving. The residents of Tylston Meadow, Valley Side, Village Surgery, Victoria Way, Waggoners Wells, Waterside, Weavers Downa dn Wey Lodge Close.. If there is anyone you would like to be included in the prayers, please contact Valentine Inglis-Jones or the Church Office. Prayer chain provides intercession for ongoing needs. All requests for prayer are treated confidentially. Please contact Wendy Atkins (722112) Liphook Youth Club are looking for a new Treasurer. The role isn’t too arduous and there is no need to attend youth club nights. The committee meet four times a year. If you feel able to help or want further information, please contact Gordon Grant on 01428 724492. Bishop’s Lent Appeal 2015 This year’s Lent appeal is about health of body mind and soul and has two strands which touch all our lives— supporting those suffering with mental health issues at home and supporting people across Palestine who have disabilities. Please pick up a leaflet from the back of both churches for more information. Active Kids: collection boxes are now at the back of the churches if you would like to donate your vouchers. Thank you. for information... Grapevine: For those who do not have a copy delivered, the new Grapevine is available at the back of the churches. Revision of the Parish Electoral Roll 16th March-7th April 2015 Being on the electoral roll entitles you to vote at our forthcoming Annual Parochial Church Meeting on 26th April. If you are not already on the roll please complete a form (available from the Church Office or at the back of the churches) and return to the Church Office by Tuesday 7th April. Thank you. Hospital Prayer Watch is arranged for someone having surgery on a particular day. Advance notice is vital. Please contact Steve Newitt (723378) or Wendy Atkins (722112) The APCM will take place at the Church Centre with a Bring & Share lunch at 12 noon followed by the meeting at 1pm. Praying together: Sundays: 20 minutes before the main morning services Weekly: Mondays 7-8 pm at the Church Centre Chapel Daily: at 7.30 am—Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri at the Church Centre Chapel New Wine 25th-31st July 2015: We had a fantastic time away at New Wine last summer and we’re planning to go again this year. Do talk to Valentine if you would like to join us.
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