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Monday 2 January 2017
New Year Walk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 2 January was a beautiful morning, with sunshine and blue sky, just the day for a walk.  Twenty eight walkers, plus four dogs, gathered at the church car park, for a lovely four mile, local walk, led by Doug Lock.

On return to the Church Rooms, tables laid and soup warming up, the Bring & Share lunch, was soon enjoyed by thirty five diners.  A great team effort - preparation of the rooms, food and clearing up afterwards etc.  A very enjoyable, social occasion to start 2017.  

 

 

 

 

 

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

 

 

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LENT COURSE 2017 – The “I am” sayings of Jesus

On each Wednesday of Lent this year we will be looking at the “I am” sayings of Jesus from St John’s Gospel.

The sessions will all be in Church at 7.30pm and will be in the context of worship – there will be a talk led by one of the ministry team members, followed by an opportunity for some discussion and the evening will end with Compline.  Each session will last around an hour:

Wednesday 8 March

‘I am the Door . . . .’ (Revd Roy Woodhams)

 

Wednesday 15 March

‘I am the Light of the World . . . .’ (Revd Ian Maslin)

 

Wednesday 22 March

‘I am the Good Shepherd . . . .’ (Edna Bond)

 

Wednesday 29 March

‘I am the True Vine . . . .’ (Judy Wedderspoon)

 

Wednesday 5 April

‘I am the Resurrection and the Life . . . .’ (Revd Patricia Hislop)

 

Wednesday 12 April

‘I am the Way, the Truth and the Life . . . .’ (Revd Roy Woodhams)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunday 26 March
Mothering Sunday

As well as providing an opportunity to give thanks to our Mothers for their devoted care for us, Mothering Sunday provides an opportunity to reflect on the whole area of mothering, and the role our ‘Mother Church’ plays in nurturing faith.

 

St Nicolas is a Mother Church for many people, young and old, whose faith is strengthened and grows through being a part of this lovely Christian community.  

 

Our 10.00am Family service on this day will celebrate all these issues of mothering and will include the traditional giving out of posies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services for HOLY WEEK And EASTER 2017:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday 9 April
PALM SUNDAY

8.00am            Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am          Blessing of the Palms and Procession from the Common. 
10.30am          (Approximate Start Time) Family Communion in Church
6.30pm            A Service of Preparation in Music and Word for Holy Week

 

 

Monday 10 April
THE MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK       

12noon            Holy Communion (BCP
7.30pm            The Way of the Cross. 

 

 

Tuesday 11 April
THE TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK

12noon            Holy Communion (BCP)
7.30pm            Words and Music for Holy Week

 

 

Wednesday 12 April
THE WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK 

12noon            Holy Communion (BCP)
7.30pm            Lent Course ending with Compline sung by our men’s choir

 

 

Thursday 13 April
MAUNDY THURSDAY

12noon            Holy Communion (BCP)
8.00pm            Choral Communion with Feet Washing (followed by a quiet vigil until 10.00 pm)      

 

 

Friday 14 April
GOOD FRIDAY

9.45am            Sung Morning Prayer
10.30am          Walk with the Cross to Stocklund Square.
10.45am          Ecumenical Service of Witness at Stocklund Square
12noon            Three Hour Service of Devotion. 

 

 

Sunday 15 April
EASTER  DAY

7.30am            Easter Ceremonies leading at approximately into
8.00am            Holy Communion (CW)

10.00am          Family Communion. 
6.30pm            Festival Choral Evensong

 

 

 

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Wednesday 19 April
Annual Parochial Church Meeting 

 

 

 

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Sunday 21 May
Church BBQ in the Rectory Garden

 

 

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Saturday 8 July

RECTORY FETE

 

 

 

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Saturday 15 July
Picnic in the Park

 

 

 

 

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