Newsletter 28 May

Prayer Vigil
The Archbishop of Canterbury has asked all churches to pray “Thy Kingdom Come” from Ascension to Pentecost.  Between, 25 May—4 June, we will have a“Thy Kingdom Come” prayer vigil here at the church.  Please signup on the clipboards today.  This is global movement.  If you also sign up at, you will be supported over the 11 days with daily prayers and videos!!!

New Bishop
The Consecration and Installation of Bishop Ellie Sanderson will be
2 June, 6 pm at the Cathedral. We have been asked to provide 4 large platters of fruit. Please contact Zoe if you are able to provide a platter.

Wendy on Leave
Wendy will be having surgery on her hand and will be away from the office 19 May—5 June.

Lawnmowing Roster
If you would like an occasional turn on the lawnmower and /or weed-eater to help keep the grass and weeds around St Mary’s under control, please contact Mike Scrivener 970 3069

Stamps for Missions
Please keep any postage stamps you would normally discard.    Pop them in a small plastic bag or used envelope and place them in the box provided at the back of the church.   Please leave a 5mm border around the stamp.

Family Fish n Chip Night
Join us for a Family F&C dinner Friday 9th June from 5.30pm.  txt Kate on 021 1245471 any time up till 3pm on the 9th and let us know how many fish your family need and we will have it ready to go!   Payment by Koha.  Come any time, if you are going to be later than 6pm bring your own takeaways. Stay as long or short as you like.

Rosters for 8am, 9am and 10.30am services are up on Infoodle now:
Contact Zoe if you have lost your login details. If you have been rostered for a duty that you are unable to perform, please arrange to swap with someone on your team. If no one is available, talk to Peter Russel (9am) or Nicola Mildenhall (10.30).