Pew sheet 12th Feb

Parish Priest: Rod Key, The Vicarage, 54a St Mary Street:
Tel: 652788 Email:

(3rd Sunday before Lent)
8 am Said Eucharist—Traditional language
Reading: Deut. 30. 15-end
Psalm 19. 1-6
Gospel: St Matthew 5. 31.37
HYMNS: 227, 347, 374, 511


1.30 pm Now on EVERY Tuesday in church. Songs, stories, craft and play for children aged 0-4.
Everyone welcome!

Glastonbury Abbey House Retreat: Friday 17th—Sunday 19th March, We’re pleased to say that the retreat will now be led by Elias Polonski, an American priest recently retired to Malmesbury.

FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH —informal discussion course on the Christian faith. Next meeting is on Thurs 23rd February, 7.30pm in the Club Room “How can Jesus save us?”

Taizé Evening Prayer 6.30pm Sunday 19th Feb
This is the first Taizé service we have held at St Andrew’s and we warmly welcome you to join for this hour of meditative worship. If you play an instrument, please bring it along. There is a rehearsal for singers and instruments from 5.30 pm, but you are are also wel-come simply to come for the service at 6.30 pm. More details on our website

St Andrew’s Lent Course 2017
“Rev.” – Good News in a World of Struggle
In the BBC’s brilliant comedy “Rev.” we get alongside Rev Alan Smallbone and Alex, his wife, in their inner-city parish, and begin by wondering why on earth such a nice, well-meaning couple would put up with such an awful and unrewarding job. Surely stacking shelves in Tesco would be a better option! But gradually we see how their commitment to faith, hope and love can create moments of transforming joy in the midst of misery, and we start to recognise that there’s more to this Christianity business than leaky build-ings and difficult parishioners! Our Lent course this year will be based on 5 excepts from the series, ending with the powerful depiction of Good Friday in the last episode.

Your CHOIR needs more singers in all 4 parts: If interested please see Paul Fortune Tel: 652643 email: Friday practice 7.15 pm for one hour.

Items for inclusion in Pewsheet to be with Ros Harford 01249-812190 By Weds evg.
Mid-Week H.C service : Holy Commun-ion 8.30 am Thursday: Morning Prayer 8.30 am Mondays,, Tues, & Sat : Morning Prayer 8 am Wednesdays. Please note that Rod’s day off is a Friday

Sat 18th Feb@ 7 pm —Treorchy Male Voice Choir Concert:
Tickets £20 Available from Daphne: List at back of church.

St Andrew’s Art Group meets in Church between 1.30 & 4 pm on Mondays. New Members welcome, Just turn up if you are interested.

Women’s World Day of Prayer Service will be held @ St Andrew’s 2 pm on Fri 3rd March.

COFFEE SHOP Weds 8th February 9.30 am—12 noon.

100 CLUB Feb 2017—end Jan 2018: Subscriptions for the coming year now due Annual £60 for one number ; £30 for one number for 6 months—second payment of £30 due August 2017. New members always welcome. Thank you for your sup-port. Margaret Harrison
Donations of Christmas & Occasion cards & unwanted buttons welcomed for Carers Support craft sessions. Sue Hollands

Pancake party & Beetle Drive on Shrove Tuesday 28th February. 6 for 6.30 pm in the Hall: Adults £5 children £2.50. Tickets available from Dorryta today.

Service of Holy Communion @ 12.15 (Coffee shop ends at 11,30 am) & at 7.30 pm with Hymns.

Throughout Lent, Morning Prayer on Saturdays will be at 9 am.

Final result for Autumn Fayre Expenses Coffee Morning £525.61—Great start for Autumn Fayre 14th October 2017!

St. Andrew’s ANNUAL REPORTS 2017. Please submit your report to Jenny Norris, by 14th February: or a hard copy direct to her. Please, 300 words or less to keep printing costs down!

The Parish Electoral Roll has to be REVISED in time for the Parish AGM on Tuesday 25th April 2017. Revision of the Roll will commence on 12th March. Anyone wishing to stand for election to the PCC or as a sidesperson, or to vote at the meeting if not resident in the Parish, must be entered on the Roll. If you wish to stand for election or vote and are not currently on the roll, forms will be available at the back of Church or from Ros Harford, Electoral Roll Of-ficer (Tel: 01249-812190). (To check if your name is on the Electoral Roll, there will be a copy on the Church notice board from 5th March).

For Sale—Kindly donated for the Autumn   Fayre Expenses Coffee Morning: Morphy Richards Soup Maker boxed, as new, cost £44.99; Open to offers, see Ros Harford

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