Notices for Sunday 9th March 2014
First Sunday of Lent
Open Door Stewards: This is Week 1 on your rota.
- CRB/DBS: We need to compile a database of people who have had a CRB/DBS clearance
for their work at church. Please could you let Kathryn have a copy of your CRB
form asap? Also, if you have
attended any recent safeguarding training, please let her know. Thanks.
Volunteers needed for Sunday coffee duty.
Please see Jeanette Simons.
APCM: In readiness for this year's APCM on Sunday 6th April,
please could any Group Leaders send their reports for last year to Kathryn
asap. Many thanks.
Bible Study Group: The class studying Mark will
meet in the choir vestry at 2:30pm on Tuesday 11th. Remember
to use vestry door, at the east end of the church. Philip Wheeler (925 4346)
Mothers' Union Thursday 13th March. We are pleased that Liz Wilson has agreed to speak
this month. Liz is no stranger to many of us and it will be interesting to hear
about training in clergy. All welcome.
Parish News: The deadline for contributions to the next edition
is Sunday 16th March. Articles should be sent to or given in
person on Sunday mornings. The magazine will be available on Sunday 30th March.
Pilgrim is a new course published by the Church of
England. It is open to anyone including:
1) Those who have recently started coming to
2) Those who want a chance to think about the
3) Those who have been Christians for many years
and want to think about the foundations of their faith again. Pilgrim will be
held at Beeston Parish Church from 8pm till 10pm for 6 consecutive Tuesday
evenings starting Tuesday 4th March. Please sign up at the back of church if you are interested. Contact: Ben Hyett, Liz Wilson or Wayne for more details.
Notts Historic Churches Trust - the Ride and Stride
event in mid-September: The
present organisers of this event are retiring and relocating to Leicester so
NHCT are looking for someone to replace them. It would suit anyone looking for
a flexible part time job for a minimum of 180 hours per annum, at a rate open
to negotiation, and who is able to work from home. They would need to be
computer literate and familiar with JustGiving, etc., as well as having the
people skills to engage with and motivate local organisers. There is a full
advert. On the Trust's website http://www.nottshistoricchurchtrust.org.uk/ and further information can be obtained
from NHCT Secretary on 01909 472324.
Prayers: please remember these people in your prayers: Ian Macrae Smith, Janet
Toseland, Avril Shaw, Margery Cooper, Jennifer Metcalfe and
Lyn Capstick who are sick. Remember also Iris Orchard who died in recent days,
and all those who mourn.