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What's on - 26 January 2020

There will be a Last Sunday of the month service in church on afternoon, Sunday 26 Jan, at 4pm. All very welcome!

On Mon 27 Jan, St Joseph's Hospice will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day with a service in the Lecture Theatre at 2pm.

Next Sunday - Sun 2 Feb: Sunday Forum at St Paul's Cathedral. 1-2pm. Free and unticketed. Seating is on a first come first served basis - so please arrive early (latecomers may not be able to be seated). Speaker: Dr Ruth Valerio who is Global Advocacy and Influencing Director at Tearfund, and an environmentalist, theologian and social activist. Her latest book, Saying Yes to Life (SPCK 2019) was commissioned by The Archbishop of Canterbury as his official Lent book for 2020.

The next Church Cleaning is Sat Feb 1st, 9.30-11.30am.

Sun 1 March - after church in the Parish Room: 11.30am-12.30pm. If you helped out with a stall or volunteered in any way at the last Christmas bazaar, please come along on 1 March so that we can look back at things good and bad and learn from them - as we start planning for 2020.

World Water Day event at the New Kingshold Hall. We're working with Well Street Mosque to do some fundraising together and to put on a joint event - including a shared meal - involving both our congregations on Saturday March 21st from 1pm-3pm (exact timings tbc). If you'd like to help with this, or learn more about it, please speak with Gill, Andrew or Manuela.

Date for the diary - Sat 28 March. Lent Retreat Day in the church. Title: 'Good Friday People', led by Fr Doug Hiza. Refreshments & registration at 11.15am. First talk at 11.30am. Ends at 2.15pm. Cost: £10 (includes lunch and all materials). Please say if you need help with the cost.

Our Annual Parochial Church Meeting and Annual Meeting of Parishioners will be on Sunday 29 March, immediately after the 10am Parish Eucharist. Notice is given that our Electoral Roll will be revised between 9 Feb and 12 Mar, so the paperwork for joining the Electoral Roll will be available during that period.

There are Sunday Morning rotas at the back of church for anyone who hasn't collected theirs. Please take one. We're very keen that people should be able to join our Sunday morning rota. If you'd like to volunteer for any Sunday morning roles, please talk with Andrew, Gill, Manuela, Val or Datoru. Thank you!

The PCC will meet in 2020 on Mar 3, Jun 2,, July 7,, Sept 22, Nov 17 at 8.05pm (after the 7.30pm, which you're warmly invited to attend). The Annual Parochial Church Meeting is on Sunday 29th March 2020, after the 10am service.

Night Shelter. John Alty is very kindly co-ordinating the rota. He is responsible for Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings up until Christmas and in the New Year for Friday nights and Saturday mornings. If you'd like to join the Night Shelter rota, please email John on