Women’s World Day of Prayer – Friday, 3rd March, 6.00 – 7.00 pm, at West Town, followed by refreshments. The service has been prepared by the women of the Philippines ‘Am I being unfair to you’. All are welcome – men, women, and young people.
Lent Lunches – start on 8th March for five weeks, 12.30 pm at St Andrew’s Church House. £3.50 for frugal lunch of soup, bread, cheese, pickles, & coffee. Proceeds to Wellspring Counselling. West Town are on duty first, so please contact Julie Ratcliffe (01275 463123) if you can help.
Lent Course : Creative Spirit – Art
Explore your faith through reflection on artworks, biblical readings & prayer. Weeks 6th March – 3rd April inclusive. Various group venues available – sign-up sheets on notice board. Do try a group in another church – share ideas and meet new people as we enrich each other.
Earth Hour – Saturday 25 March, 8.30 pm. Please support action on climate change by switching off your lights for one hour. This year, Earth Hour’s 10th Anniversary, will include the UK landmarks of Big Ben, London Eye and Windsor Castle.
Christian Aid – please consider taking a ‘Count Your Blessings’ leaflet this Lent, and journey with your neighbours from around the world. The calendar of reflections, starting on Ash Wednesday, 1st March, offers daily opportunities to give, act and pray for others, and to give thanks for life’s blessings. Julie Ratcliffe.