St Mary's Notices

THIS WEEK . . .

Monday 15th April

  7.30 pm Compline at St Nicholas Church

Tuesday 16th April

  7.30 pm Compline at St Mary’s Church

Wednesday 17th April

  9.00 am Ecumenical Morning Prayer at St Margaret Clitherow Church

  10.00 am Eucharist at St Mary’s (President: Rev’d Kathryn Jackson)

  2.15 pm Meeting of the Mothers’ Union in St Mary’s church hall.  Speaker: Mrs Jane Ashby, ‘For the Love of China’

Thursday 18th April Maundy Thursday

  7.30 pm Eucharist at St Mary’s Church with foot washing, stripping of the altar and vigil

Friday 19th April Good Friday

  10.00 am Churches Together walk of witness to…

  10.30 am Open air service and drama outside St Mary’s

  1.00 pm Good Friday Liturgy at St Nicholas Church

  2.00 pm ‘The Last Hour’ at St Nicholas Church

Saturday 20th April Holy Saturday

  8.30 pm Men’s Breakfast in St Nicholas church hall

  7.30 pm Easter Vigil at St Mary’s Church

 

NOTICES . . .

1.  Church Annual Meeting 28th April in the hall after the 10.15 am service.

    We need 12 nominations for our Church Council.  Forms for this are near the main church door.

    The papers you will need for the meeting are now available on the pew near the main church door.  Please take one of each of the three sets

    Sidespeoplewill be elected at the meeting.  Have you filled in the list if you are willing and able to be a sidesperson for the coming year?  Any queries, please contact Elizabeth Baker 765450.

    We need two people to represent us on Churches Together in Haxby and Wigginton.  Please see Kathryn if you might be interested in this.

2.  Easter Flowers.  Everyone is welcome to come and help decorate the church for Easter, including making the Easter Garden, from 9.30am on Saturday 20th April.  We would welcome any gifts of greenery and would be pleased to accept your kind donations towards the cost of flowers.  If you would like to sponsor Easter lilies in memory of a loved one or to celebrate a special occasion or anniversary, please let me know so that the flowers can be ordered in time.  Thank you.  Elizabeth Moran Tel.768687.

3. The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Saturday 20th April 2019 at St Nicholas’ church hall, when we will also have our recently commissioned Recognised Parish Assistant, Alyson Christy with us to speak.  She has just returned from her Christian Aid partnership visit to Ghana.  The next two dates for your diary are: Saturdays 18th May & 15th June 2019.

4.  Don’t forget next Sunday’s Easter bonnet competition – prizes will be awarded!

5.  Thank you to everyone who donated to the emergency Christian Aid appeal following Cyclone Idai; we raised £365.70 plus gift aid.

NEXT SUNDAY: Easter Sunday

Readings:     1st Reading: Isaiah 65, 17 - 25

                      2nd Reading: Acts 10, 34 - 43

   Gospel: Luke 24, 1 - 12

Services:

                       8.00 am Holy Communion (Said)

                                     President: Rev’d Martin Doe

   10.15 am Eucharist for all Ages

                   President: Rev’d Martin Doe

   6.30 pm Evensong