What’s On

The regular Friday concerts at 12.30 p.m. followed by lunch in the Church Hall resume on February 3rd. Please see here and for other music activities here.

News: Our United Benefice is in the process of seeking a full time Incumbent. Interviews were on March 8th; we hope that good news will follow once the Bishop’s Office have completed the process. The Parish Profile and a bit more information is available here.

Lent courses will take place this year. St Chad’s (Tuesdays at 11am) “Faith Hope and Destruction: Lent with the Minor Prophets”.
What hope is there in a world that appears to have taken leave of God and to be bent on self destruction?  This was the world the Jewish prophets lived in and the message that came through them to God’s people is as important now as it was then…

28th February Hosea—loving those that betray us
7th March Amos—When God’s patience runs out
14th March Jonah– God loves everyone, but I am His favourite
21st March Habbakuk-From fear to faith

There is a sign up sheet for this course in St Chad’s Outer Vestibule to allow us to plan catering for lunch afterwards.

Also in St Alkmund’s: “A Faith that Works”, Thursdays in March, 6.30 p.m.   Christians from a number of different jobs will talk about how their faith affects their work.

Shropshire Hope Prayer Breakfast, on Saturday April 22nd, will take place at Christchurch, Bayston Hill SY3 0PZ. Keynote speaker is Bishop Mike Royal. Arrive 0820, event starts 0900. [email protected] to register, or www.shropshirehope.co.uk for more info. Free event, but donations to cover costs please.

Parish Magazine: we are hoping to produce the next issue soon. Submissions (within reason and subject to the editors’ discretion!) may be sent in as a pdf via the church office.

Current Pew Sheet