THE METHODIST ASYLUM PROJECT urgently need shoes/trainers for MEN who visit in Middlesbrough. Please leave any donations by Monday Jan 24th the back of church or leave in the porch of The Old Summer House. East End Ampleforth.788563. As ever Thank you Mary Sturges.
CHRISTIAN MEN’S GROUP Men of any age who might be interested in forming a group for prayer, friendship and occasional recreation... do come to an initial meeting in the Parish Hall, 8-9pm Monday 17 Jan, to explore interest and options (or speak to Robert Toone/Dominic Carter).
FINANCE & FABRIC A mystery Benefactor is offering the Parish a considerable sum to begin to pay for investigations and works on the Parish Hall. The Finance Committee is offering the challenge to the Parish to match that sum (£5000) by the end of February. For more details please speak to Fr Kentigern.
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY January 18 – 25. Watch out for details of events or Services. (COVID permitting).
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK thank you so much to all MFB supporters who made the latest delivery worthwhile and gratefully received. Next delivery -Tues. Feb 8th, deadline 12 noon on the Monday. (Please leave donations at the back hurch or in hall) cash/cheques at St Benedict’s House . Eve and David. (07952 725961)
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION WCCM meetings on Monday afternoons in St Benedict’s Hall. We gather at 2pm. Simple, Still Silent Meditation begins at 2 15pm, followed by refreshments. We take our leave by 3 30 pm. It has been a joy to be alongside each other again in groups between 5 and 9.
SYNOD 2021 – 2023 Next opportunities to participate: Wednesday 19 January 7.00pm; Saturday 22 January 4.00pm
CARE FOR THE ELDERLY & HOUSEBOUND There is a shortage of carers for the sick and housebound in the Village. If you think you may be able to help, please contact Suzanne Flannery.
CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD There will be a session run alongside Mass on Sunday 23 January. All welcome. Please continue to be COVID Aware.
January 15 Climate Change Talk (via Zoom) January 17 Meditation Group 2.00pm January 18 - 25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity January 18 Medical Practice using the Hall all day for training. January 19 Synod Reflection Meetings 7.00pm January 22 Synod Reflection Meetings 4.00pm January 23 Children’s Liturgy of the Word at Mass
SUNDAY MASS TIMES IN THE LOCAL AREA
Sat 6.00pm Vigil Mass – Our Lady & St Benedict Sun 9.00am St Mary’s Helmsley Sun 9.30am Ampleforth Abbey Sun 10.00am Our Lady & St Benedict Sun 10.30am Our Lady & St Chad, Kirkbymoorside Sun 11.15am Ampleforth College (Term Time Only) Sun 12.00pm Stanbrook Abbey