Week starting 19th May 

 

Sun 19th May 

 

9.30am

11.00am

3.30pm

Morning Praise

Holy Communion

The Well Encounter Café

St Luke’s

St Mark’s

Parish Hall

Mon 20th May

8.30am

7.45pm

7.45pm

Prayer Meeting

Life Group

Life Group

St Mark’s

Boyd’s House

Vicarage

Tues 21st  May  

8.30am

9.15am

4.30pm

7.30pm

Prayer Meeting

Happy Lions (Parent and toddler)

Trinitee

Archdeacon’s Visitation

St Luke’s

Parish Hall

Parish Hall

St Cuthbert’s

Wed 22nd May

10.30am

‘Food with Friends’ Holy Communion

St Mark’s

Thurs 23rd May

10.00am

The Well Café and Job Club

Parish Hall

Fri 24th May

6.30pm

1.30am

GFS

Life Group

Parish Hall

Carol Webber’s

Sun 26th May  

  

9.30am

11.00am

3.30pm

Holy Communion

Morning Praise

The Well Encounter Café

St Luke’s

St Mark’s

Parish Hall

 

Readings:       Matthew 14: 22-33 pg981              John 21: 1-7, 15-17 pg1090

           

For Prayers

If you would like prayer for yourself or someone else, prayer is available before and after the church services, at St Mark’s in the prayer corner and at St Luke’s please ask a member of the leadership team to join you in prayer.

 

Please continue to pray for Peter and Caroline as Peter returns to work and also pray for Hannah, Stephen, Grace and Olivia in their preparation for the up and coming move to Higher Walton & Hoghton.

 

Please continue to pray for those known to us who are unwell, housebound or lonely including Gemma, June & Roy Tasker, Tim & Sue Howarth, Barbara Bamsey, Jean & Brian.  We pray for the family and friends of those recently bereaved including Edna, Beverley Vale, Mark Bell and John Hancock.

Children in Church

At St Mark’s there is Sunday kids club for children aged 4-11, for children under 4 we have a manned crèche area at the back of church which children are welcome to use at any point during the service.

At St Luke's we have an unmanned children's area at the back of church which children are welcome to use at any point during the service but must be supervised by a parent or carer.


Thank you

A huge thank you to everyone who so generously donated money for the repair and restoration of the floor at St Mark’s we have received £3000 and the bill was £3603.  A huge thank you also to all who sponsored Hannah running her marathon to support Hope Community Church on Grange Park  £900 has been raised

Archdeacon’s Visitation

Tuesday 21st May 2019 starting at 7.30pm at St Cuthbert’s Church, Lytham, FY8 9QL.

For all Church wardens and Vision Champions in the area so they are able to be sworn in to their position by the Bishop of Blackburn.  Everyone welcome.

Thy Kingdom Come

Is the annual global call to prayer between Ascension and Pentecost, resources will be available in church next week to help you pray during this time.  There is a launch event on Wednesday 29th May, 7.30pm at Crossgate Church, Preston and a Beacon service to close the 10 days prayer on Sunday 9th June at 7.30pm at Blackburn Cathedral.  Rev’d Hannah will be going to the Beacon service in the Cathedral and is happy offer lifts to anyone who would like to join her.  

Study Leave Afternoon Tea and cakes

You are warmly invited to the vicarage on Saturday 15th June at 3pm for tea and cakes and a chance to hear about Rev’d Peter’s study leave time. Please sign the list at the back of church along with any offers for cakes or scones.

Area Dean of Blackpool

With Rev’d Simon Cox retirement as Area Dean Bishop Julian has asked that Rev’d Peter take on this responsibility which he has accepted.  His licensing will be at St Thomas’s on the 15th July 2019 starting at 7pm when David O’Brian will be installed as Vicar there.

Bishop’s Memory Verse: Making Disciples – 2 Corinthians 9.7

Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Parish Office Hours: Mon & Fri 9.30am – 11.30am

Secretary: Vicky Taylor: Tel no. (01253) 301390 Email: secretary@laytonandstaining.co.uk

Curate:  Rev’d Hannah Boyd: Tel no. (01253) 825932 Email: curate@laytonandstaining.co.uk

Church Army: Matt Rowley: Tel no. 07771374854 Email: matt.rowley@churcharmy.org

For any safeguarding concerns please speak to Sarah Gardner (Tel 07824467596) Tina Cockshaw,

Stephen Boyd or Rev’d Hannah Boyd

www.laytonandstaining.co.uk