Newsletter February 2018

Services in February:                     

   4th Feb: Edward Blakey

11th Feb: 10.15 am, Café Church, Revd Mark Stennett

18th Feb: Revd Stanley Jackson, Holy Communion

25th Feb: Revd Steve Jakeman

Duty Stewards:

Duty 4th Feb 11th Feb 18th Feb 25th Feb
Vestry Andrew Christine Michelle Andrew
Door John
Judith
Margaret C
Sally
Christine
Margaret B
Sound Judith Andrew Ailsa
Readers Margaret C
Trish
Anne
Margaret B
Christine
Sally
Counters Andrew
Judith
Christine Michelle
Andrew
Andrew
Ailsa
Coffee Penny
Michelle
Sally
Trish
Margaret B
Sally
Sally
Trish
Flowers Sally Anne Trish Margaret B
Communion Anne
Ailsa

We would like to invite anyone not already on our rotas to lend a hand. In particular, another Communion Steward would be a great help. Please see one of the stewards if you would be willing to participate. 

Prayer Requests for Sunday Services : Forms on which you can write the names of anyone you would like to be mentioned in our Prayers of Intercession are on the window sill in the vestibule

 Prayer Board: This can be found in the vestibule and will be updated each month during Café Church.  Please use the blank cards if you would like to add any additional names.

Souper Thursday  This month’s Souper Thursday will be on February 22nd.

District Newsletter  The most recent editions are on the noticeboard.

Dates for your Diary this Month:
Lunchtime concert at Boston Spa Methodist Church
Friday 9th February at 1 pm.  Gillian Blair, saxophone and David Gibson, piano.   Light lunches served from noon.  Admission £5

Lent Lectures – not to be missed!
Monday 19th February, 7.30pm St James Church ‘Palace Intrigue’Mrs Margaret Sentamu, the wife of the Archbishop of York, will be speaking about her life, faith and work.
Monday 26th February, 7.30pm Wetherby Methodist Church ‘What is a Good Death?’
Dr Mike Stockton, Medical Director and Consultant in Palliative Medicine at St Gemma’s Hospice, will explore the issues which we face in death.
Everyone is welcome & refreshments will be served.

Looking Ahead:
Annual Circuit Team Quiz for Action for Children
Friday 9th March 7.15 Wetherby Methodist Church.  Teams of 4, £5 pp to include pie & peas supper.  Raffle.
Contact Hilary Marshall to enter   hilandmars8674@btinternet.com, tel 01937 573167

Yorkshire North & East District Lay Synod – for everyone in a Lay role
Saturday 10th March Haxby Methodist Church 10.30 am – 4 pm.  Let Penny know if you want a lift.

Reaching Out to Nepal, Circuit fundraising, talk, film and Nepalese supper
Friday 23rd March 7 pm at Wetherby Methodist Church.  Tickets £7.50 available from Penny.

Our MINISTER and STEWARDS are:

Rev. Mark Stennett – 01937 833358

Andrew Morgan – 01937 572514

Penny Harrison – 01937 573434

Christine Burton – 01937 588488

Michelle Allison – 01937 360228

If anyone has a concern they would like to discuss with Mark, please do not hesitate to speak to him personally.  Alternatively, you are welcome to contact him through the stewards.  Please note that Mark takes his rest day on a Friday.

Booking Secretary: Donah Hendrickson 01937 574603 / 07914 043836