Sunday 1st March 2020

First Sunday in 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          Communion Service Revd Don Macalister

                        Retiring collection for the Benevolent Fund

6.30pm            Rejoice! Worship, prayer and praise


Monday 2 March        7.15pm Elders Meeting

Tuesday 3 March        9.30am-12.00noon Coffee Morning

                                    9.30-11.00am Tuesday Stay and Play

                                    9.30am Prayer Meeting

Wednesday 4 March  9.30-11.00am Nurture Group

                                    1.00pm Toddler Praise

                                    1.30-3.00pm Parents and Toddlers

Thursday 5 March      10.15-11.15am Two Bridges Café

                                    2.30pm Ladies Fellowship

                                    Speaker: Paula Littlewood

                                    7.30pm Lent Group (see opposite)

Friday 6 March           10.00-11.30am Hob Nob Tea, coffee, cakes

                                    10.30am Lent Group (see opposite)

                                    2.30pm World Day of Prayer Service

                                    (see Messenger, p.6)

                        NEXT SUNDAY 8 MARCH 2020

10.30am          Morning Service Deacon Joan Cole

4.30pm            Café Church

                                    FURTHER AHEAD

Monday 9 March        7.30pm Friendship Group

                                    ‘Folklore of Devon’ with Peter Christie 

Saturday 14 March     8.30am Circuit Men’s Breakfast

                                    Speaker: Steve Bedford:

                                    11.30am-2.00pm Christian Aid Lent Lunch

                                    Soup, roll, tea/coffee, home made biscuits

Monday 16 March      2.15pm ‘Time to be with God’

                                    for everyone, especially those with memory loss and their carers (see Messenger, p.7)

Friday 20 March         7.00pm Mayor’s Charity Concert

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

                                    Barum House, The Square, or on the door 



Fairtrade Fortnight, 24 February – 8 March Please take look at the display in the vestibule – and sample the chocolate!

‘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 are following the book ‘Journey to the Cross’, one meeting on Thursday evenings, beginning this week on 5 March, and another on Friday mornings, which began 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: Wed 4 March)

            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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