PARISH & LOCAL NEWS The Sick: The Diocese, on advice and under Data Protection Regulations (May 2018), asks us not to name individuals, but to pray for them as a group within the Parish Body as those in particular need.
Lately dead: Marie Wall
Anniversaries: James Towler, Mariana Hewitt
LENTEN ACTIVITIES Please see the Diary page and various notice boards for a series of events to help our Lenten Journey this year.
COVID Please see the notice in the Porch for the latest guidelines and protocols.
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION WCCM meetings on Monday afternoons in St Benedict’s Hall. 2.00pm – 3.30pm.
MEN’S GROUP IN THE VALLEY Meets every Monday at 8.00pm to share faith, friendship and interests.
CHURCH AND HALL CLEANING A plan for regular cleaning has been devised, with some occasions for working parties to do particular tasks before the Major Feasts. Please look out for more information. Volunteers to join a regular rota would be much appreciated.
MINISTRIES Please look out for rotas as other ministries recommence – especially for Welcomers and Ministers of Holy Communion.
WIDER CHURCH & THE WORLD UKRAINE Could we as a Parish offer support for Refugees under the UK Government’s Sponsorship Programme? Please share your views with Fr Kentigern.
CAFOD FAST DAY Please feel free to keep your envelope until Holy Week. We will collate offerings at Easter.
NOVENA TO ST JOSEPH 10 – 18 March. See resources at the back of the church
YOUTH 2000 RETREAT Youth 2000 retreat at Leeds Trinity University 18th to 20th March for anyone aged 16 to 35. To book go to email@example.com. For further information contact Amanda Toone
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK Thank you to all who contributed to the last delivery. The next collection deadline will be Monday 4 April for delivery on Tuesday 5 April. The addition of Easter Treats would be appreciated.
MIDDLESBROUGH ASYLUM PROJECT (MAP) Thank you for the recent donations to MAP. The next delivery of any donations of duvets , pillows , bedding .kitchen equipment , clothing and shoes for men , will be on Wednesday April 13th It will be possible to take children’s clothes and shoes so if there are items which no longer fit please consider offering them to the clients who are supported by MAP. Donations can be left after March 29th at The Old Summer House.’
MARY’S MEALS Having run the Cambridge Half Marathon for Mary’s Meals on 6 March, Maria Toone and Lizzie Walsh (and their Dads!) are maintaining the fundraising effort. There is a box at the Back of the Church and also a Justgiving page for online donations: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/lizzie-walsh22