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Letter from Chris
“I want to know Christ, and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection of the dead.” Phil 3:10-11
As I write once again for our Church Magazine, I do want to thank Peter Lockwood who has been our editor for the past 10 years. He has done a wonderful work in receiving a variety of articles, news items, stories, information, poems, letters etc and in producing around 50 high quality publications. Thank you, Peter, and also Christine Gilbert, Iris Prudom and other regular contributors over the years.
Communication continues to be vital amongst any group of people even if means may change. When the first editors produced early copies of the St Luke’s Magazine 110 years ago……
Holy Week and Easter Services in April
Mon 10th 7.00pm Quiet Service in the Chapel
Tue 11th 7.00pm Quiet Service in the Chapel
Wed 12th 9.30am Morning Worship
7.00pm Quiet Service in the Chapel
Thu 13th 7.30pm Holy Communion for Maundy Thursday
Fri 14th 9.00am Good Friday walk Parkstone URC
to High Street Methodist
10.30am Good Friday Children & Families
2.00pm An Hour at the Cross
Sat 15th 9.30am Prayer for Renewal
Sun 16th 9.00am Holy Communion CW
10.30am All Age Holy Communion CW
6.30pm Easter Praise
News and Events
For the week commencing 26th March
Our Annual Church Celebration Meeting Next Sunday 2nd April Do join us next Sunday, 2nd April at 10.30am for our Service + Annual Meeting. We are delighted that Geoff Sherwood & Kate Wyatt have agreed to stand again as churchwardens. There are vacancies for 3 Deanery Synod members for 3 years and 4 PCC members for 3 years (nomination forms at the back).
Please collect your copy of the Annual Report in the named envelopes at the back of the church along with the Agenda for the Annual Meeting. If you cannot find a named envelope, then do take a spare copy. Thank you.
Financial Report – A full copy of the financial report is available at the back of the church. Please see Steve Blight if you would like your own copy.
Join us at Sidholme 28th to 30th April 2017 – a great weekend together! Pick up a leaflet & return completed forms and payment to the Church Office. The balance for those who have already booked is now due.
Ladies’ Breakfast – Next Saturday 1st April 8.30am – All Ladies welcome – Speaker: Prue Bedwell. Tickets from the Church office, (£5) limited to 40 – so don’t miss out! For catering purpose, you do need to get a ticket ahead of time.
Cantabile Spring Concert – Sunday 9th April, 6.30pm at St. Luke’s – Cantabile will perform ‘Requiem’ by John Rutter and ‘Magnificat’ by Antonio Vivaldi. Conductor Jean Holt. Tickets £7 available on the door or from the Church Office.
Tolpuddle Martyrs Tuesday 4th April, 7.30pm – in the Church Rooms – Come & hear an illustrated presentation by the ‘Friends of Tolpuddle’ Committee.
Church Spring Clean Morning Saturday 6th May from 10am – Come along after the Men’s Breakfast & help to Spring Clean & tidy our wonderful church. There are a number of small jobs that need doing so if you can help, even for an hour, it would be greatly appreciated. Refreshments including cakes & biscuits will be provided. See Kate Wyatt if you can come or email: katewyatt17gmailcom
‘Into the Wilderness’ Next Saturday 1st April, 7pm until 8.30pm – At the Gateway Church, Alder Road – performed & written by Mark Burgess. Go to: http://www.into-the-wilderness.eventbrite.co.uk/ to book. Tickets £5.
CMS (Church Mission Society) Coffee Morning – Saturday 8th April, 10am – Come along to this event in the Church Rooms & support CMS. Cake Stall, Bric-a-Brac & Judy’s Jam on sale. Any donations of cakes to sell would be appreciated. Our new Mission Partners, Catriona & Stephen Bennett plus baby Hannah will be visiting us on Sunday 9th April.
Knitted Easter chicks with cream egg for sale – At the back of Church – £1 each, money to go to the work of the Mothers’ Union
Wessex Filling Station – Thursday 30th March – At the Village Hotel, Deansleigh Road, Bournemouth at 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Speaker Gail Dixon of Nations Trust. Go to www.wessexfillingstation.co.uk or email: adminwessexfillingstationcouk
Anna Pancaldi Concert in aid of Respected – Saturday 22nd April, 7.30pm – At the Shaw Suite, St. Swithun’s Church, Bournemouth. Raising funds for the work of Respected (formerly Evaluate) working with young people in our local community. Tickets £10, from Louise Parkin 07906304985 or louiseparkin67icloudcom
Spring Concert Monday 3rd April, 7.30pm at St. Aldhelm’s Church – Free entry, retiring collection. Music by Verdi, Faure and Vaughan Williams.
Click here to view archive of our talks, or select one of our most recent talks from the list below.
Rejoicing in Christ
(Philippians 4:2-9) by Chris Strain on Sunday March 19th.
(Philippians 3:10-4:1) by Kevin Rogers on Sunday March 12th.
The importance of a name - Jesus's name explained
(Matthew 1:21-23) by Maggie Strain on Sunday March 5th.
Being made righteous in Christ
(Philippians 3:1-11) by Chris Strain on Sunday February 26th.
Worry not - cast your cares upon Jesus
(Matthew 6:25-34) by Ruth Greig on Sunday February 19th.