This Weeks News

Thank you to everyone who worked hard to make Remembrance Sunday run so smoothly today as we served God and our village on such an important day for so many. It was a great team effort.

 

**** Streets for Prayer This Week ****

Ayrton Close, Turner Grove, Lowry Close, Sutherland Grove, Moore Close

 

**** This Week ****

Teddy Bear Church

On Monday at 9.30am is our gathering for pre-school children and their carers, with craft, bible story, songs and prayer.

 

Messy Afternoon Tea

On Monday at 3pm is our fun afternoon for any who have left school! Please join us for a short time of worship with bible reading, hymn and prayer, and then time to chat while making craft, and enjoying afternoon tea together.

 

Perton Manor

On Thursday at 11am is our next service at Perton Manor Care Home. Please do join the team if you are able as we serve residents and staff.

 

Church Christmas Meal

On Friday 8th December we will have our sumptuous Church Christmas Meal together. This year we are hosting this at the church with outside caterers providing our fine fare! The hope is that being at church makes it easier for families to attend as we don’t need to share the space, and can put on entertainment for children and adults.  Our hope is that most will be able to come along and enjoy this lovely evening together. All are very welcome. We have decided that all children under 16 will be free, and we wouldn’t want anybody to be unable to come due to the cost. Some members of the church family have given more in order to enable others to be with us, so please do come to this fun festive time together.

 

**** Next Week ****

Midweek Holy Communion

On Thursday 23rd November at 11am. if you’re available, do come along to this lovely midweek service.

 

4th @ 4

On Sunday 26th November is our next 4th @ 4 service of contemporary worship, bible discussion and prayer.

 

***** Advent & Christmas Dates & Details *****

Saturday 2nd December - 12noon - 4pm:  Perton Christmas Fair

 

Wednesday 6th December -  7.30pm: Advent Reflection - a quiet hour of music, readings, prayer and reflection

 

Friday 8th December - 6.30pm: Church Christmas Meal - see notice above!

 

Sunday 10th December - 12 noon:    Carol Singing at Sainsbury’s - there will be sign up sheet for singers!

Sunday 10th December - 3pm: Perton Manor Carol Service - there will be sign up sheet for singers!

 

Monday 11th December    - 3pm: Messy Afternoon Tea 

 

Wednesday 13th December - 11am: Lakeside Medical Centre Carol Singing - there will be sign up sheet for singers!

Wednesday 13th December -  7.30pm: Advent Reflection - a quiet hour of music, readings, prayer and reflection 

 

Thursday 14th December - 11am: Holy Communion

Thursday 14th December - 8pm:  Beer & Carols in the Wrottesley Arms - there will be sign up sheet for singers!

 

Friday 15th December - 2-6pm: Crib Festival - come and see the 25+ cribs being made by many local groups, enjoy a cuppa in our pop-up cafe too!

Saturday 16th December - 10am-5pm: Crib Festival - come and see the 25+ cribs being made by many local groups, enjoy a cuppa in our pop-up cafe too!

 

Sunday 17th December - 10am: Nativity and Crib Celebration Service

Sunday 17th December - 6.30pm: Traditional 9 Lessons and Carols Service - followed by mulled wine and mince pies!

 

Wednesday 20th December - 7.30pm: Advent Reflection - a quiet hour of music, readings, prayer and reflection

 

Thursday 21st December - 10am-3pm: Messy Holiday Club - for ages Reception - Year 6.

 

Friday 22nd December - 10am: Christingle Making - good fun and a little sticky!

 

Sunday 24th December - 10am: Special Morning Worship for 4th Sunday Advent    

Sunday 24th December - 4pm: Crib & Christingle Service

Sunday 24th December - 11.30pm: Midnight Holy Communion

 

Monday 25th December - 10am: Christmas Day Family Celebration Communion    

 

**** General News ****

Pearl of Africa Children’s Choir

will be performing in a concert on Tuesday 28th November in Perton Civic Centre at 7.45pm. Tickets are available from Penny Allen (756125), David Bickley, Perton First School and Perton Middle School. Craft items will be available. Free tea and coffee. £5 adults, £3 children.

 

Fairtrade Shop

Volunteers are needed to run the shop in Wolverhampton, any morning or afternoon. Please speak to Ann for details.

 

Delivering Prayer Cards Each Week

From mid September, not only will pray for certain streets in Perton each week, we are hoping for someone to visit the streets for each week, to pray and deliver a new postcard through the letter boxes, letting folks know we are praying for them, and inviting them to get in touch if they would like to. Please see the sign-up sheet in the vestibule to put your name against one or more weeks over the next year.

 

23rd March 2019

Have you got your 2019 (not 2018!) diary yet?!!  We have the privilege of welcoming the URC General Secretary, Rev’d John Proctor, to the Church At Perton on Saturday 23rd March 2019 for a day of bible teaching on the book of Acts. This will be a really special day, so please take note somehow even now!!!

 


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