This week's notices

Mothering Sunday 31st March

Next Sunday is Mothering Sunday and our 10am service will be Worship Together for all the church family, with gifts of flowers for all the mums.

 

Electoral roll

The 2019 full renewal electoral roll is now published and can be viewed at each of the three churches.

 

Fairtrade Easter eggs

If you ordered these, they have now arrived. Please collect with payment. I have a few spare if you would like to buy one. Thanks, Deborah

 

Open House Tea & Talk Club: Tuesday 26th March, 3 - 4pm

Following afternoon tea, Janet Templeman will give a talk/presentation on "Guiding Past and Present. Requests for your favourite hymns/ songs will also be taken for advance planning of the April meeting. Also note our next Mini Bus outing is on Thursday 30th May. All most welcome to join us. Transport can be arranged.   Mary Smith

 

St. Barnabas’ Friendship Group: Wednesday 27th March, 2.30 pm

If you haven't been before, you are most welcome to come and enjoy the company of a nice group of people. Following a light-hearted discussion, in which there is no obligation to join in, we conclude with tea and home-made cake. If you would like a lift, phone Betty on 326710.

 

Mothering Sunday flowers

We need help please on Saturday 30th March at 10am in St. Swithun’s Hall to make posies for the Mothering Sunday service on March 31st. No artistic skills required! Deborah

 

Messy Easter: Fri 12th April, 11am – 1pm, St Luke’s

For families and others to explore Easter through crafts, activities and worship. Lunch provided. All welcome. Children must come with an adult.

 

Easter Holiday Club: Weds 17th and Thurs 18th April 10am – 2pm, St Swithun’s hall

For children aged 5 – 11. Registration forms available now. Adult help needed please. Deborah

 

PCC Secretary vacancy

St Swithun’s PCC is looking for a new Secretary. This is a voluntary position and you will need to be able to attend evening meetings to take minutes, and be comfortable with computers, email and the Internet. It’s an interesting and varied position and training will be given to the successful candidate. If you’re interested in the role, please speak to Revd Andrew Hawken, or to one of the Church Wardens, Linda Bryant or Dave Rosslee.

 

Christian Aid Week 12th-18th May 2019

A reminder to all our regular volunteers at St Swithun’s that Christian Aid week will be from the 12th to the 18th May. Easter this year is later so if anyone is away or unable to collect, can you please contact Sue Marriott on 01342 302932 / pica.marriott@tiscali.co.uk or Kelly Peaty on 07752 180019. We are always looking for new people to collect for this worthy cause, so if you would like to be involved please contact either Kelly or Sue on the above.

 

Fundraising for St Mary’s C of E Primary School

St Mary’s School Association is currently raising money for a new laptop set for our children through a fundraising platform called Rocketfund. If you would like to contribute please visit our fundraising page https://spsr.me/Ldub. Anything you could do to help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Viv and Vicky.

 

East Grinstead Street Pastors Daytime Patrol

The East Grinstead Street Pastors are looking to extend their service to a daytime patrol, to address the increasing issue of young people causing problems in town and open spaces after school. Street Pastors always patrol in small groups, and find that young people are happy to chat and are not at all threatening. Are you able to give some time to the service as and when you can? Full training is provided. If you can help, please contact Beverley Lake, Street Pastors Co-ordinator on eastgrinstead@streetpastors.org.uk or 325578. Thank you.

 

Forest Players present “The Hypochondriac” - a farce by Roger McGough

Forest Row Village Hall 2nd – 6th April, 7.45pm (doors/bar open 7.15pm). Tickets £10 (concessions) from John Freeman (tel: 01342 323640) or Bullfrog Music, Ship Street.

 

 

 

 

 

The church is lit this week in loving memory of

Keith Ronald Cumbers - Tuesday 26th March

Carol Younge - Sunday 31st March