Notices for Sunday 27th July 2014

Sixth Sunday after Trinity

 

Open Door Stewards: This is Week 4 on your rota.

Parish Office: Please note that Kathryn will not be in the Parish office on Thursday 31st July, 7th and 14th August. She will be in on Wednesday 30th July. If you have any notices for the Sundays affected, please let her know before Wednesday 30th July so they can be produced. Many thanks.

PARISH NEWS: NEW EDITION AVAILBLE TODAY!

Sunday School: Please note, there will be no Sunday school until Sunday 7th September.

ABC2: Please note, there will be no ABC until Tuesday 9th September.


Sea Scouts Voucher Appeal: Today we find, from the Nottingham post, that we have been awarded £530 out of the £35,000 pot. (split proportionally across all collected). Our total collected voucher votes of 1600 resulted in that amount of cash directly to our group. As it is more than we expected to gain, we will have a committee decision on the spend - either buoyancy aids for the cub / beaver sections (under 10's) or for a couple of lightweight hike tents for water expeditions. Thank you everyone for cutting out and saving for us. Fred Robinson Group Chairman. 2nd Beeston Sea Scouts.


Hope Nottingham will from 18th July 2014 cease accepting donations of furniture and clothing/crockery etc. over the summer holiday period. They will be happy to receive donations once more from Monday 8th September 2014.


Mothers' Union: The diocese has asked if some members would answer a questionnaire on prayer and spirituality as part of a survey. If you would like to help, please ask me for a copy of the questions. It can also be done on line, just ask me for the link. Pat Atkins

Seven Marble Memorials - Many thanks to all of you who have sponsored a Memorial and contributed or promised a contribution towards the cost of this project. We had hoped for the job to be done by 4 August, but unfortunately the person who will do the repair is very busy and will not be able to do it until the end of August - at least it will be done for Remembrance Day!
We are currently just short of £259, and waiting for a couple of requests to respond. If you intend to donate something but haven't got round to it, please do so as soon as convenient. For further details speak to one of the Church Wardens, Pat or Ray.

Sunday Lunch: The Friendship Group is planning to have Sunday Lunch on TODAY at 12.30 pm at the Corn Mill Chilwell. If anyone who is normally on their own would like to join us, you would be most welcome.
For further info or to book (ASAP) contact Cynthia Valentine Comery 922 2933; or Barbara Selwood 917 8488 or babsel@ntlworld.com .

Bible Study Group: The last meeting in our series looking at Judges and Ruth will be held in the choir vestry at 2:30pm on Tuesday 29th July.
We will start looking at Samuel, which follows on from Judges/Ruth on Tuesday 23rd September. This would be a good point for newcomers to join in. Please let me know if you are interested. Philip Wheeler, 925 4346.


Hugh Proctor's Funeral: Thursday 31st July in church at 1:15pm and afterwards at Beeston Fields Golf Club. Clare and John are extending a welcome to anyone who wishes to attend Hugh's funeral in church and to join them for the wake afterwards at the golf club. Please sign up on the list at the back of church if you wish to attend the wake so that Clare is able to organise catering. If you are able to offer a lift / need a lift then please indicate this also. Any questions please contact Angie Cooper 07949 200 795 or Pat Atkins 9256327


Coffee Morning in aid of British Heart Foundation: 2nd August 2014 10am-12pm. Entry £1.50. Raffle, cakes and book stall. Please come and support this event in memory of Gerald. 18 Varden Avenue, NG9 2SJ. Cynthia Valentine-Comery.

Funeral of Mavis Price: Tuesday 5th August at 11am in Church. Everyone welcome.
Mothers Union: We do not have our usual meeting in August. However, very importantly is the Wave of Prayer Service. This will be held in the Church on Saturday, 16th August, from 9.00am to 10.00am. The service will be taken from the most recent Link UP so please bring your copy with you on the day. At the last Committee Meeting we decided that our Branch should sponsor the restoration of The Bigsby Memorial plaque, one of those on the north wall of the Church.

Silverwood Service: The next service at Silverwood Nursing Home will be at 11am on Monday 25th August. Support, as always, will be welcome.

Website Redevelopment: The PCC have recently agreed that we will redesign our church website over the next few months and we would like the input of the congregation as we begin this project. If you would like to work as part of the small team who will lead this work, please speak to Phil Sherratt or Father Wayne. If you have any ideas for the look, design or content of the website please e-mail them to Kathryn (beeston.parish@gmail.com) so we can gather suggestions and ideas together. There are a number of sample designs at the back of church - these are not intended to be complete tem plates but are designed to offer ideas we can work with; alternatively, you may know of other sites whose features you think we can use - if so, please mention them as well. We will be approaching the leaders of the various groups who have a page on the current site and asking them to review the content of the site to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date - if you are able to start this now it would be a great help!

Prayers: please remember these people in your prayers: Ian Macrae Smith, Janet Toseland, Avril Shaw, Margery Cooper, Jennifer Metcalfe, Jean Smith, Iris Beazley, Cyril Olds, Peter Grayson and Lyn Capstick who are sick. Remember also Hugh Proctor and Mavis Price who died in recent days, and all those who mourn.

 

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