Notices: 18th March 2018

Lent 5: "While Pilate was sitting on the judge’s seat, his wife sent him a message “Don’t have anything to do with that innocent man, for I have suffered a great deal today in a dream because of him."

Asubuhi njema na Karibu, Jambo, Bonjour, Goeiemôre, Goedemorgen

Good morning and we are delighted that you are with us today. We hope you find your time of worship helpful and uplifting. This morning Revd. Hilary Howarth is leading our All Age Worship theme is "Pontius Pilate and his wife."

Today's service includes the Baptism of Emily Claire daughter of Tracey Jackson, sister of Nathan. Tracey would also like to invite any members of the congregation to Heaton Cricket Club after the service for refreshments.

Steward On Duty Today:

Steward duty today is Estelle Buckley any problems please see either Estelle or any other stewards.

The Welcomers:

The Welcomers are Mavis Taylor, Gill Kenyon and Marilyn Taylor.

Liturgy for Lent Five

SYMBOL: The Whip

Reading: Mark 15 v.15

This whip represents the whip used on Jesus by the soldiers.

'We shall now sing verse 5 of 'When I survey the Wondrous Cross'. Please remain seated during the singing'.

Were the whole realm of nature mine,
That were an offering far too small;
Love so amazing, so divine,
Demands my soul, my life, my all.


Lord, we see cruelty all around us, sometimes we experience it, sometimes we are guilty of it. Wherever people are made small, wherever there is cruelty, let us work to bring your love and to raise people up. AMEN.

Coffee Will Be Served By:

Coffee will be served by Joyce Read’s team Betty Anne Kirkham, Gill and Peter Kenyon, Christine and David Quinn.

Flowers Today:

Flowers are given by Linda Thompson, Stuart and Sheila Richardson. Linda in Memory of much missed Mum.

Distribution of Flowers After Service:

Carolyn Haslam and Christine Cross.

Prayer Ministry

If you have any concerns or worries and you would like someone to pray with you after the service, see Glen and Mandy Atkinson who will be at the front of the church by the choir seats.

This Week's Events

Coffee Lounge
Monday to Friday: opens between 10.00am - 2.30pm

Training Night
Monday 7.00pm. Training night to use the Sound Desk Operator and AV.

Praying Together
Tuesday: 10.00am - 10.30am Please consider joining us, if only occasionally, in this time of prayer.

Knit & Natter
Tuesday: 10.30am - 12.00pm

Lent Course based on Victor Hugo’s "Les Misérables"
Tuesday 7.30pm. Week Three: "Javert"

Wednesday 6.30pm. Our speaker Mrs. Judith Hainsworth will be talking on "Pontius Pilate and his wife." This is an open invitation to everyone and if you would like to join us for the meal. (Hotpot is on the menu) Anne Haslam will be collecting names after this (18th) morning’s service.

Coffee Morning
Thursday: 10.00am - 12.00pm.

Choir Practice
Thursday: 6.45pm - 7.45pm

Band Rehearsal
Thursday: 7.45pm - 9.00pm

Start Course
Thursday 7.30pm: Theme this week is "Into The Arms Of Love"

Easter Breakfast
A breakfast of cereal, toast and boiled eggs will be served between 9am to 10am on Easter Sunday. Please bring your own egg cup if required. To give some idea of numbers could you please give your name to Lorraine or Estelle if you are thinking of coming.

My Beloved Son
Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March. “My Beloved Son” is being presented at Church Tickets are available £5.00, please ring The Circuit Office 01204 654285.

A Night at the Musicals
Saturday 14th April. Tickets are on sale for “A Night at the Musicals” available from the Café £7.00.

Weekly Offertory
If you have any suggestions for music to be played during the Offertory please could you let either Hilary or Peter Kenyon know.

Stewards Meeting
At church on Wednesday 28th March at 1.30pm

Urban Outreach Service
Wednesday 28th March Service at the former Baptist Church, Snowden Street for Urban Outreach. All are welcome.

Next Week at The Triangle Community Church

The Service Next Week:

(25th March) Revd. David Hall will be leading our Worship. There will be a stall on display selling gifts, Easter Eggs and Books. If you are interested, please bring some money.

The Welcomers Next Week:

The Welcomers are Andrew, Zoe, Eddie, and Annie Scowcroft.

Coffee Next Week:

Coffee will be served by Doreen Hobson’s team Lorraine and Norman Lowe, Audrey Tavener, Annie Aspinall and Judith Whittle.

Flowers Next Week:

Christine Cross will be providing flowers in memory of Mum and Dad.

Parting Thought

" Sorrow is a fruit and God does not allow It to grow on a branch too weak to bear it. "

Notices Information

All notices for Sunday (25th March) should be sent to me by 6pm on Wednesday 21st March please. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01204 413664.

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