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What's on - 7 March 2020 onwards

Lent Groups. Every Wed - 4 Mar - 1 Apr, 4-5pm or 7.30-8.30pm (choose whichever time suits you best).

Based on the book 'Seeing Jesus - and being seen by him' by Christopher Cocksworth.

This Wed - 11 Mar - Through the Ministry. Hackney Methodist Church, 219 Mare St, E8 3QE.

18 Mar - From the Parables. Here.

25 Mar - Around the Cross. Hampden Chapel, Lauriston Rd, E9 7EU.

1 Apr - From the Resurrection. Frampton Park Baptist Church, E9 7PQ.

Happy Singers will meet on Wed at 7pm.

Andrew will be away Thurs to Sunday of this week joining a Mission to the Diocese of York. All services as usual.

Lent Lunches on Fridays at 12.30pm until 3 April. Do please sign up to fill any gaps on the soup rota.

WHO CARES? AN INTRODUCTION TO PASTORAL CARE - a seven session course in Hoxton, Tues evenings 10th March – 5th May 2020 (two week break for Holy Week and Easter). If you're interested please speak with Andrew.

We are revising our electoral roll until Sat 14 March. During that time, please check the Electoral Roll at the back of church to see whether your name is on it. If it isn't, and you're please could you sign an electoral roll form (which you'll find at the back of church), and fill out the contact details form (which you'll find attached to it). This is a great opportunity to make sure that we have everyone's contact details.

We're raising money for UN World Water Day - for the improvement of the supply of clean water around the world, linking with the charity Wateraid. We're going to have a bake sale next Sunday on Sun March 15th. If you'd like to bake something for that day, please sign the list at the back of church. Thank you!

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. 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. Please sign up on the list at the back of church. Pre-registering essential for catering.

Our Annual Parochial Church Meeting and Annual Meeting of Parishioners will be on Sunday 29 March, immediately after the 10am Parish Eucharist. Please think about whether you'd like to stand for the PCC. We need to elect one person for one year and four people for a max of three years. Also two Deanery Synod reps (which is a three year term of office).

The next Church cleaning will not be on the first Sat of April, but the second - 11 April, the day before Easter.

The PCC will next meet on Jun 2,, July 7,, Sept 22, Nov 17 at 8.05pm (after the 7.30pm, which you're warmly invited to attend).

There is a list at the back of church if you would like to write down the names of hymns - either from our hymn book or elsewhere - that you think would work well as part of our worship on a Sunday morning.

If you play an instrument, please tell Victoria, our Director of Music - she'd like to hear from you.

There will be a Christian Aid Quiz this year on the evening of 15 May. Thankyou to George P for kindly offering to coordinate the setting of questions.