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Weekly Diary (for information and prayer)

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Monday 6 …. 8.30am Prayers in church (Mondays & Wednesday – Friday)
9.00am Old School Nursery (weekday mornings + some pm’s)
12.00pm Mission (Home) Prayer Meeting 05 December 2010
3.30pm Youth Club (High Lane) …set your hope fully on the grace to be given you
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Tuesday 7 … 10.00am Acorns when Jesus Christ is revealed…
8.00pm Homegroup 42 Boundary Rd Curate: Mike Newman (428 5212)
th Wardens: Andrew Pugh (610 2570) Lindsay Burrows (485 1509)
Wednesday 8 … 10.00am Mothers & Others Bible Study Careforce: Jacob Madin (07403 271274)
12 noon Holy Communion & Lunch e-mail: enquiries@stcuthberts.org web: www.stcuthberts.org
6.30pm All Stars Club (Y 5 & 6)
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Thursday 9 … 2.00pm Church Café A special welcome to today, especially to the family & friends of Matthew Addis
3.30pm After School Club (Y 1-4) at The Old School • The morning service is usually projected and so no books are required. For those who prefer, printed
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Friday 10 … 9.00am Assemblies at Meadowbank KS1 & 2 sheets are available containing the songs.
7.30pm Friday Club (Y7+) • There is a crèche throughout the service in the lower lounge. For older children there is Sunday School
th (age 3-9) and Covies (age 10-18). Children leave for these before the reading
Saturday 11 … 9.00am In Stitches
• Prayer Ministry is available at all Sunday services with a particular provision at Communion service.
2.00pm? Sunday School Christmas Parties Please move to the front after the service or speak to a member of the Prayer Ministry team.
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Sunday 12 … 6.30pm LOST? (Y 10+) meets in the upper lounge • It is our policy not to take public collections, but if you wish to give towards the work of St. Cuthbert’s
please use the offertory box. If you are a tax payer please think about completing a Gift Aid declaration
. Ten per cent of all that we receive is in turn given away to the following mission agencies: OMF, CMS &
Crosslinks. We also support YFC/ Covies, Careforce & The Message.
If you know of anyone who is sick or in need of a visit please pass on the details to Liz Duxbury
Please pray for •
• Items for the Sunday noticesheet must be sent to Fiona Earnshaw by the previous Wednesday
The Sick ... Val Chalke, Michael Chandley, Nicola Flowers, Barbara Beynon, • Drinks are served after both morning and evening services. Please do join us for a chat
Alan Duxbury, Alan Bonsall, Duncan Trevor, Cynthia Longman,
Joan Wilkinson, Jean Watts, Margaret Brookes, Andy McCormick, Lee Special Prayers for The Second Sunday of Advent
Taylor, Joe & Karen Coleman, Betty Green Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness and to put on the armour
Arthur Burslem, Doreen Robertson & Jessica Davids, of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in
Merilyn Haslam, Chris & Harry Thompson (St Mary’s) great humility; that on the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to
The Bereaved... The family & friends of Tom Fulton, especially his wife Lesley, sister, judge the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who is alive and
Margaret, children, Fiona & Helen and grandchildren, Ryan & Aidan reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Other… This years Bible Encounter Trust Story "Trail" is being held currently at
St James' church in Glossop - please pray for Peter and Julie Fraser and This Sunday
all those involved that they might have the opportunity to share the true 10.30am Ten Thirty Service + Baptism 6.30pm The Evening Service & HC
meaning of Christmas to all the children and adults who attend. Pray for Theme: When the Saints go Marching In Theme: The Second Sunday of Advent
safety in travel each day and that the Community of Glossop would be Lead: Al Rodgers Lead: Mike Newman
encouraged to visit the Trail. Preach: Mike Newman Preach: Rob Munro
Reading: Revelations 21.9-22.5 Reading: Isaiah 2.1-5, Romans 13.11-14,
Matthew 24.36-44

Next Sunday
10.30am Ten Thirty Service (HC) 6.30pm The Evening Service
Theme: When the Saints go Marching In Theme: The Third Sunday of Advent
Lead: Mike Newman Lead: Mike Newman
Preach: Phil Highton, All Hallows Preach: Phil Newsome

Don’t forget Messy Church next Sunday 3.30


– 5.30pm. Lots of Christmas fun and learning.
Above are the details from ITunes of a CD Adam Brown (Reflex / YFC) recently made with More details from Catherine or Clare
young offenders in Brinsford HMP & YOI. It is a charity release in aid of World Disaster
Relief charities for Haiti and Pakistan. Please download each song and support a great
cause. Thanks!
St Cuthbert’s Calling / Christmas CD Christmas Choir
If you are a regular or are able to help on this occasion, please take a Has now begun rehearsals in preparation for the Carol service on
carrier bag (yes, that’s right!) containing the following items for delivery 19 December. If you wish to join please have a word with John
this week – St Cuthbert’s Calling, Christmas Card CD and Church & O or Andrew P. Singing experience is preferable, but not
Community) Sorry about the extras, but we hope and pray that they will essential.
make a difference.
Christmas Cards
Mission Prayer Meeting The "St Cuthbert's Silver Christmas Tree" will soon be up in the foyer
An hour of prayer for our church and community next Monday at 12 noon. again for church-based Christmas cards. Instead of sending loads of
Please join us if you can whether in body or spirit. cards to church members, just put one on the silver tree to everyone,
and put a donation in the wooden box. We sent £120 to Bible-lands
Ladies Christmas Meal last year supporting needy children in the Holy Land & would like to
Ladies please put Saturday 18 December in your diaries for this year’s Christmas Meal in send even more this year.
church. A Saturday was chosen to make it easier for those who work during the week and
then have to cook for families as well as prepare/cook food to bring to the Ladies Meal, Recycling for The Leprosy Mission
also the ladies who bravely stay behind to clear up and tidy away don’t have to get up early Please don’t forget to pas s your Christmas card envelopes (with the
for work the next morning (just church!). A sign up sheet will be available soon. stamp still on them) and holiday postcards to Liz Duxbury - the Leprosy
Mission can make a lot of money from these. Thank you.
The Nativity
In the week before Christmas BBC1 will be screening a brand new City Centre Ministries
peak-time dramatisation of The Nativity story. It's been retold by the CCM have a ministry to the destitute and homeless. On Christmas
genius Eastenders screen-writer Tony Jordan and made by Kudos, the Day we are inviting people to bring hats, gloves and scarves and
company behind Spooks, in four 30 minute programmes. Watch out leave them under the Christmas tree with a view to distribution to
for the advert on the tv! those in need. More details from Catherine or Mike

Nativity in the Park Prayer Diary / Address List


Mike is putting together a team of volunteers to help with this new venture on Christmas A limited number of the new booklets are available today. Please use for prayer and
Eve. If you are able to help e.g. with setting up, stewarding, hospitality, acting, clearing up information. Also do advise of any incorrect information – assuming there is any – so that
(after sheep and donkey’s etc) please have a word with him as soon as possible. Likewise if we can rectify in for the next print run.
you have access to costumes, bales of straw, a full size manger etc or any creative ideas
please see him as soon as possible. A grate team effort
The refurbishment at the Old School continues
St Cuthbert’s Christmas Lunch with turf recently being laid down by Rick
As last year we will be serving a turkey lunch with all the trimmings after the service on Phillips and the drains cleared out by Rob
Christmas day. This is open to any-one. If you would like to help or attend or know some- Walker (shown right). This is in addition to
one who would like to come see Tricia or Julie. the many other works carried out under the
supervision of Phil Newsome and other team
St Cuthbert’s Houseparty members. We are very appreciative of their
Please collect and complete, if you have not already done so, the returns form on the efforts and look forward to an Open Day in the
comprehensive leaflet which is now available in the Foyer. spring.

Christmas Programme Church waste


Do take the time to look through the Christmas timetable Over the next few weeks we will have a brown, blue and three black bins delivered. With
available in the Foyer and then advertise appropriate careful management it is hoped that these will prove sufficient for all our church waste (we
events amongst family, friends and colleagues. Hopefully are yet to make a decision about green waste). Would all group leaders please make every
there is something there for everyone to enable them to effort to categorise and / or reduce waste as much as possible and also remember to consult
connect with the true message of Christmas. the table of collections so that the correct bins are put out for Wednesdays.