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Newsletter February 2019                                           

 Sunday School

Sunday school will now take place on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month. Sunday School is on the 3rd February and the 17th February.


Thank you

A very big thank you to Chrisoula for making biscuits over the Christmas period to raise funds for the roof fund. They were delicious!




Congratulations to Andreea and Dawood on the birth of their baby boy Lucas, born on New Year’s Day!


Weekday services Compline:

6 February Compline                  13 February Compline

20 February Compline                 27 February Compline

Food Bank

There is a collection box for the foodbank in the narthex as well as the church hall. We have been overwhelmed by the support there has been for your Local Food Bank. During the FESTIVE PERIOD your donations helped us to support an average of 56 households every week by giving out 81 food parcels. We now have ample supplies of pasta, baked beans, soup & cereal. However, we would appreciate the following:

  • ·Tinned meat
  • ·Rice
  • ·Tinned fruit
  • ·Milk

If you can help it will be greatly appreciated.

Roof Fund Appeal

We have made a good start to our fundraising with some donations directly to the church. Our current total is £3000. Please continue to share our appeal to anyone you feel will support us.

We would love it if you took a moment to check out our GoFundMe campaign:

There is also a basket for donations in the church, remember to gift aid and make your donation go further.

Your support would mean a lot. Thank you so much!

Xpovia polla and happy name day to those celebrating their saint’s day in February.  Anyone who has not given Pres Rebecca their name day details please do so.

12 February

St Alexis Metropolitan of Moscow

Allan Burke

New details?

Please let me know if you have moved to a new house, have a new telephone number or changed email address. Many thanks. 07890 208539

Members of the community who are unwell

If you or anyone you know from church is unwell, please do let me know so that we can help in whatever way we can. Thank you.  



Church Hall

We are happy to let you know that our church hall is being utilised on a regular basis, but if you know of anyone who is looking for hall space then please speak to a member of the committee. It has also been decided to make the hall available for children’s birthday parties, so please spread the word! There will be a leaflet printed shortly which may be used to advertise the hall for the parties. If you would like some then please speak to a member of the committee.




Newsletter inclusions

The deadline for any announcements, news, Christian book reviews or articles is the 26th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s newsletter. If you wish for it to be included for more than one month, then please specify the length of time. All items may be emailed to Nicky at       







Services and Events for February 2019




3rd February


Holy Liturgy 36th Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday school

6 February



10th February


Holy Liturgy 37th Sunday after Pentecost

13 February




16 February


Holy Liturgy Dalton-in-Furness


17th February


Holy Liturgy Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee

Sunday school

20th February



24th February


Holy Liturgy Sunday of the Prodigal son

27th February







Adult Menu


Chicken Liver Pate

Served with toasted ciabatta & red onion chutney

Goats Cheese Tartlet (v)

Puff pastry topped with goats’ cheese & onion chutney & baked. Served on rocket salad with balsamic glaze

Prawn Cocktail

Served on dressed rocket with brown bread


Chicken in White Wine Sauce

Chicken breast cooked in a creamy white wine sauce served rice & vegetables

Beef Stroganoff

Sautéed strips of beef steak cooked in a classic stroganoff sauce served with rice

 Pork Loins

Grilled pork loins with a wholegrain mustard sauce with bacon, onions & mushrooms

Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni (v)

Fresh ricotta mixed with baby spinach & garlic rolled in pasta and topped with a rich tomato ragu, béchamel & cheese then baked



Banoffee Pie,

Strawberry Cheesecake,

Chocolate Torte

Please select one item from each category starter, main and dessert.

Name of family:_________________________________________________________________________________________________




Any allergies to notify:_____________________________________________________________________________________________










Garlic Bread                                                                          


Garlic Bread & Mozzarella


Tomato Soup



Rich Tomato Sauce & Penne Pasta


Chicken Nuggets, Fries with Peas or Beans


Pork Sausages, Fries with Peas or Beans


Cheese & Tomato Pizza




Kids Ice Cream Sundae

Vanilla, Chocolate & Strawberry ice cream, whipped cream,

chocolate sauce & raspberry sauce

Please select one item from each category starter, main and dessert.