Sunday 23rd February 2020

Sunday before Lent

 Welcome to worship

If you are able to, please do stay for tea, coffee, biscuits and fellowship after the morning service. If you are visiting from another congregation, do make yourself known and take our greetings back with you to your home church.


10.30am          Morning Service Revd Don Macalister

6.30pm            Evening Service Revd Don Macalister


Monday 24 Feb           7.30pm Friendship Group

                                    Sharon Snell: ‘Braddicks Family History’

Tuesday 25 Feb          9.30am-12.00noon Coffee Morning

                                    9.30-11.00am Tuesday Stay and Play

                                    10.00am-12.00noon Sound It Out

                                    10.30am Communion Service  

Wednesday 26 Feb    9.30-11.00am Nurture Group

                                    9.30-11.00am Wednesday Stay and Play

                                    1.00pm Toddler Praise

                                    1.30-3.00pm Parents and Toddlers

                                    7.00pm Ash Wednesday Circuit Service

                                    Revd Sue Macbeth    

Thursday 27 Feb         10.15-11.15am Two Bridges Café

                                    2.30pm Ladies Fellowship

                                    Speaker: Revd Stuart Innals

                                    7.30pm Circuit Conversation

                                    ‘God in Love Unites Us’ (see opposite)

 Friday 28 Feb             10.00-11.30am Hob Nob Tea, coffee, cakes

                                    10.30am Lent Group (see opposite)  

Saturday 29 Feb         9.30am-4.00pm Christ Church hosts Safeguarding Training Day

                        NEXT SUNDAY 1 MARCH 2020

10.30am          Communion Service Revd Don Macalister

                        Retiring collection for the Benevolent Fund              

6.30pm            Rejoice! Worship, prayer and praise

                                    FURTHER AHEAD

Monday 2 March        7.15pm Elders Meeting

Thursday 5 March      7.30pm Lent Group (see below)

Friday 6 March           2.30pm World Day of Prayer Service

Saturday 14 March     8.30am Circuit Men’s Breakfast

                                    Speaker: Steve Bedford:

                                    11.30am-2.00pm Christian Aid Lent Lunch

Friday 20 March         7.00pm Mayor’s Charity Concert

                                    in aid of See Hear Centre and Age Concern Barnstaple and District  Tickets £5



‘God in Love Unites Us’ a proposed report of the Marriage and Relationships Working Group to the Methodist Conference. Before the Circuit Conversation on the report’s contents, you are invited to take and read one of the packs that are available in the vestibule. 

‘Faith’s Fields of Hope’ a Christian Aid Lenten pamphlet in the vestibule, inviting us to count our blessings. Please take a copy.

Lent Groups  Both our groups will be following the book ‘Journey to the Cross’, one meeting on Thursday evenings, beginning on

5 March and another on Friday mornings beginning on 28 February, both in Room 4. There is a signing-up sheet and a sample copy of the book on the table in the vestibule

               Minister: Revd Don Macalister (Day off: Sat 29 Feb)

            Room bookings, please, to Ian Allen Tel: 01271 374085 or Details for next Sunday’s notices, please,             to Tony Coates by the preceding Wednesday, 6.00pm. Tel: 01237           471740 or

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