Weekly Notices 3rd June 2018

FLOWERS

The flowers today are kindly given by Jill Stanistreet in memory of loved ones.

CHURCH HEATING

Work begins on repairing/replacing the heating in the church on Monday, 25th June and will continue for approximately 3-4 weeks.  There will be no access to the church during this time and services will therefore be held in the church hall.

CIRCUIT PLAN – JUNE TO AUGUST

Copies of the new Circuit Plan and the latest Good News leaflet, which features articles about the three churches in our Group, are now available in the foyer.

PLAN OF SERVICES AT WEST KIRBY

Copies of the Plan of Services at West Kirby between June and August are now available in the foyer.  It gives more detail about who will be preaching

FRIDAY COFFEE

There are still gaps to be filled in the sign-up sheet in the foyer to help Arthur on a Friday morning between now and the end of July. Please add your name to one or more of the dates.

CARERS SOUP ‘N’ SUPPORT

The next meeting will be on Thursday, 7th June from 12 to 2 p.m. when the subject will be how Health and Social Services are working more closely together to avoid people having to tell their story many times to different agencies.  As well as carers and former carers this will be on interest to those who are receiving care, those organising care for someone else and anyone who may need to do so in the future.  All welcome – please speak to Carole Barnett if you want to know more as I will be away.

Sue Gladden

WIRRAL MEN’S BREAKFAST

The next breakfast is on Saturday, 16th June at Thornton Hall from 8-10 a.m.  The cost is £11.50 and the speaker will be Iain from Cheshire Classic Cars.  There will also be cars on display.  To book a place or for more details phone Dirk on 07847 739 533.

VOLUNTEERS LUNCH – ADVANCE NOTICE

There is to be a Volunteers Thank You Lunch on Friday, 22nd June beginning at 11.45 a.m. after the Friday Coffee Morning.  All those who do jobs in the daily life of the church – both large and small are warmly invited.  To give us an idea of how many to cater for there is a sign-up sheet in the foyer.

Dirk Uitterdijk

STRAWBERRY TEA

This year’s Strawberry Tea will held in Elaine Phillips’ garden at 13 Burlingham Avenue on Saturday, 7th July from 2.30 p.m.  The cost will be £5 for strawberries & cream/icecream and cakes.  Proceeds will be for the current MWiB Special Project which is Wirral Women’s & Children’s Aid and their proposal to re-develop the garden and children’s play area.  Tickets available from Elaine from 10th June.

HEBREW CIRCLE DANCING

Mary Goh will be leading an introduction to Hebrew Circle Dancing in the Church Hall from 2-3 p.m. on Saturdays, 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th July.   You are welcome to attend one or more of the workshops.  A minimum of six people needed for each workshop.  Donations will be received towards expenses.  For more information or to register phone Mary Goh on 632 4234.

CYBER AWARENESS SESSION

Following a request by some people there is to be another cyber awareness session.  Catherine Watts is looking for a maximum of 20 people and although the majority of the session will be similar to the last one some new material will be added in the later half of the session.

All ages welcome at this event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, 28th July at Church. It will introduce the concept of cyber security and why it has become relevant to us all.  Through a mixture of presentations, interactive sessions and Q&As we will examine why your data is so valuable, introduce some commonly used terms such as ransomware and phishing, before looking at some recent changes in legislation.  Please register your interest by signing the sheet in the foyer.

SUMMER SERENADE

The Westbourne Singers will be holding their final concert in Church on Saturday, 23rd June at 7.30 p.m.  Wendy Dickson will be the guest pianist.  Tickets cost £6 (children free) and will be available on the door.  Proceeds will be in aid of Dale Farm, Heswall.

The choir started approximately 42 years ago, Doreeen Bown having been conductor for the last 34 years.

BARNABAS FUND – CYCLING PILGRIMAGE

Canon John Bowers will be joined by his son & daughter as they cycle 60 miles to Pantasph on the 15th June before setting off again the next day to Chester Cathedral where John will celebrate Holy Communion. John invites people to join him in the Lady Chapel at 2 p.m. on Saturday, 16th June.  John will be raising money for Cana Girls in Kenya and Pakistani brick kiln bonded labourers (see sheet for further information) Please add your name to the sponsor form in the foyer.

KNITTED CHRISTMAS ANGELS

A reminder to everyone to please start knitting Christmas Angels again in time for Christmas 2018.  If anyone would like a knitting pattern please speak to Elaine Phillips.