Services in January

7 January - Baptism of Christ
8.15 am Holy Communion

10.30 am   Matins

10.30 am Family Service in Church Hall

 4.00 pm Holy Communion

14 January - Epiphany 2

 8.15 am Holy Communion

10.30 am Holy Communion

21 January - Epiphany 3
8.15 am Holy Communion

10.30 am Parade Service

 4.00 pm Holy Communion

28 January - Epiphany 4
8.15 am Holy Communion

10.30 am Baptism Service

The next midweek Holy Communion services will be on Wednesdays, 10th (with soup lunch) and 24th January at 11.00 in the Church Hall.

St Michael’s Church is open for prayer every Wednesday 3.30-4.30 pm.

The January church magazine is available here - right-click and ‘save as’ to download to your computer, phone or tablet.

Live your faith -  bible notes on this week’s readings, a picture with questions for reflection, a selection of prayers and a suggestion for living out your faith  - all related to this week’s themes.  

Wednesday Fellowship will meet on 17th January for their Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to share ideas, discuss the future programme and charity support. (Just a reminder that the £5 annual subscription will be due). The meeting will start at 10.30 am with coffee in the Church Hall and new members are always welcome.

The Book Club will meet in the Derby Arms on 17th January at 8.00 pm.

The Bible Study Group will meet again on Thursday, 25th January at 1.30 am in the Church Hall. Everyone welcome.

Choir Practice resumes on Monday, 22nd January at 6.30 am.

The next Men’s Breakfast will be at St. Michael’s Church Hall on Saturday, 27th January at 9.00 am. There will be a sign-up sheet at the back of church.

Hot Pot Supper and Quiz on Saturday, 17th February at 6.30pm (doors open 6.00pm).  Adults:- £8  /  16yrs+under £4 To include a delicious Hot-Pot Supper & Desserts provided by Yummy Catering, followed by a fun-filled Quiz to suit all age groups. Everyone is very welcome. Please bring your own drinks & glasses Tickets on sale next Sunday.

A full diary of Social Committee Events for 2018 is now posted on the church hall notice board.

On Wednesday, 31st January at 11.00 am, Bill Glennon will lead a Candlemas Service in St. Michael’s Church Hall. Candlemas commemorates the ritual purification of Mary, forty days after the birth of her son, Jesus.  This day also marks the ritual presentation of the baby Jesus to God in the Temple at Jerusalem. All welcome.

Please remember our ongoing charity collections:

Please leave all donations at the back of church.  If church is closed please leave any donations in the church porch.

Church magazine - the deadline for the February magazine is Friday 19th January.

Contributions for these weekly notices should be given/sent to Pam O'Brien.