BROOMHILL FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS We need you! Please see the flyers at the back and help us out with what promises to be a spectacular Broomhill Festival this year!
PALM SUNDAY Dramatic Gospel Reading at 10am – if you would like to be part of the telling of the Passion Narrative this year please contact Daisy Black who will be co-ordinating it this year. Her email is [email protected] or call Anne in the office.
CALLING ALL WELCOMERS! Want to meet new (and not-so-new) members of St Mark’s? Our Welcome Teams are a perfect opportunity and we’re looking for new members to join our teams. This is a fun and vital part of our ministry, so if you’re interested please contact Sarah M.
MOTHERING SUNDAY POSIES: will be assembled in church on Saturday 14 March from 2.30pm. Please let Mary-Jane or Briony know if you can help; no skill required!
CHRISTIAN AID WEEK May 10-16th will soon be upon us. The theme for this year is gender equality, and as a warm-up we are invited to the annual Poverty and Pastries event at Central URC on Sat 14th March, 10.30am-12noon with coffee from 10am. Meet Christian Aid workers and church organisers and be inspired by their stories. Catch upon the CLIMATE and TAX JUSTICE campaigns. There’ll be ideas for including children and young people. To reserve your pastry see the notice in the narthex,or contact Helen Hillman 0114 2584241.
FRIENDSHIP CLUB Wednesdays at 1.30 p.m. in the church lounge. 11 March: The speaker will be Michael Dowse, Auctioneer. All welcome. Modest charge.
Details from Rosalind 268 1426
SOMETHING FOR THE SOUL Gareth Hewitt will be in concert on Friday 13th March at All Saints Church, Bakewell, at 7.30pm. Tickets £10. See poster in foyer for more info. and details of tickets.
DONATIONS VIA WEEKLY WHITE ENVELOPES New envelopes for use from 1st March are at the back. If you are a member of this scheme please collect your box! If you would like to join, please see Judith Pitchforth. Thank you.
NEW CRC WEBSITE! The brand new, shiny CRC website is now officially launched. You can book conference places, get out library books, download papers and sermons and renew your membership among many other things. Check it out at www.stmarkscrc.co.uk
STORAGE SPACE NEEDED Storage space needed for 2 x 2 seater leather sofas, from April. Time span unknown, would remove on demand if needed! Any offers gratefully received. Please contact Jez or Donna at jeremy.paul.thomas @gmail.com/[email protected] or speak to Anne in the office
CHRISTENING Olive is going to be christened on Easter Sunday. We’re going to cook lunch in the lounge afterwards for our family and friends. You’re welcome to join us! Please RSVP to us or [email protected] so we know how many to cater for. Thanks, Jen & James.
PARISH WEEKEND NOW LAUNCHED!This will be at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, on 18-20 September 2015! Please see the flyers at the back. We are now taking bookings!!
Places are limited, please book early.
SEB’S LEGS I am walking 300 miles of the Camino trail to raise money for my nephew, Sebastian, who has Cerebral Palsy. He needs a pioneering operation and physio to reduce spasticity in his legs – it is a great chance for him to walk. Please sponsor me at www.justgiving.com/caminoforsebslegs Thank you, John Brokenshire.
ISLAM AWARENESS WEEK – CELEBRATION OF FOOD! At 6pm on March18th Abdool and friends will be sharing a feast of flavours from different cultures here at St Mark’s. Please see flyer – this is a vital time to build relationships with our Muslim sisters and brothers. Let Anne know for numbers.