Sunday 15th March 2020

3rd 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          Family Service Revd Don Macalister

12.30pm          Kenya Calling! A preparatory meeting for Christian

                        Aid Week in May, led by Jill Stone, our Regional

                        Coordinator. See notice board in corridor


6.30pm            Communion Service Revd Robert Hurley


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

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

                                    2.30pm Third Monday Bible Study Group

Tuesday 17 March      9.30am-12.00noon Coffee Morning

                                    9.30-11.00am Tuesday Stay and Play

                                    9.30am Prayer Meeting

Wednesday 18 March 9.30-11.00am Nurture Group

                                    1.00pm Toddler Praise

                                    1.30-3.00pm Parents and Toddlers

Thursday 19 March    10.15-11.15am Two Bridges Café

                                    2.30pm Ladies Fellowship

                                    Speaker: Rene Chitty

                                    (no Thursday Lent Group today, next on 26th)

                                    THIS WEEK CONTINUED OPPOSITE

                                    THIS WEEK CONTINUED

Friday 20 March         10.00-11.30am Hob Nob Tea, coffee, cakes

                                    10.30am Lent Group

                                    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

Saturday 21 March     Christ Church is hosting an ‘Air and Share Day’ for Open the Book teams in our area. 

                        NEXT SUNDAY 22 MARCH 2020

                                    Mothering Sunday

10.30am          Morning Service Revd Don Macalister

6.30pm            Evening Service Mrs Sylvia Edwards  

                                    FURTHER AHEAD

Friday 24 April             at Sticklepath Methodist Church.Concert by

                                    The Jazz Ramblers Admission by ticket only, £7. Book early to avoid disappointment. To

                                    reserve your place, ring Sue at 375939 or Sandy at 325602. Full details on notice board.

.                                   OTHER NOTICES

 ‘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 and another on Friday mornings. Please feel free to join them.

               Minister: Revd Don Macalister (Day off: Wed 18 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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