Parish news and information
Friends of Minsteracres Retreat – 1st Mar to 3rd Mar
A retreat for volunteers and friends of Minsteracres at the start of the new season.
The retreat starts on Friday 1st March at 7pm and ends on Sunday 3rd March at 2pm.
This retreat is led by the Minsteracres team. Book now via the Office or add name to list at back of church – £85.00
Women’s World Day of Prayer – Fri 1st Mar at 1.30pm
There will be a service in the Chapel to celebrate this day. There will also be afternoon tea and nice things to eat afterwards in the Library. All welcome!
The rehearsal for this event for those particularly involved in readings, music etc. will be on the Monday before, i.e. Mon 25th Feb, also in the Chapel at 1.30pm.
The service has been composed by the women of Slovenia.
Quiz Night (Cheese and Wine) – Friday 15th March
The Social Committee have organised a Quiz Night for Fri 15th Mar, starting at 7.00pm for 7.30pm.
Tickets are £5.00 to include cheese and wine. All welcome.
Please add names to the list at the back of church.
Coffee Morning/Cafod Frugal Lunch – Fri 15th Mar
John Dowling is the Project Manager for the Diocesan Justice and Peace Refugee Project, in Summerhill Grove, Newcastle.
John has kindly agreed to update us on the Project and the work of the Drop-in Centre at a coffee morning on Friday 15th March. This will lead in to the Cafod Frugal Lunch planned for that day, which is Family Fast Day, a day of special prayer for the Needy and Hungry.
The timetable is: – Coffee in the Library from 10.30am
– Talk by John Dowling at 11.00am
– Frugal Lunch at around 12.30pm.
This is one of a series of coffee mornings organised by our Justice and Peace Group, and parishioners are urged to attend what are really enjoyable and informative events.
Parish council meeting notes