Church of England Diocese of Blackburn St. Luke Slyne with Hest

Monthly News Letter

The United Benifice of Slyne with Hest St Luke and Halton St Wilfrid with Aughton St Saviour

Monthly Newsletter - May

Thought for the month: The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Action for the month: Sponsor the Rector for one of her fundraising activities.

Bishop’s Memory Verses:

• Making Disciples - 2 Corinthians 9.7 Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful

• Being Witnesses – John 3.16 For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.

• Growing Leaders – John 18.36 Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not from this world. If my kingdom were from this world, my followers would be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not from here”

The Rectors Fundraising Challenges!

May 100 Mile run

During May Susan is aiming to run 100 miles to raise funds to upgrade the roof insulation of the new Church hall at St Luke's. Please sponsor her!

June Great North Swim

On June 8th Susan is swimming a mile in Lake Windermere. How long will it take her? Please join in with the sweepstake to raise money to repair St Wilfrid's Church Roof.

Activities and Events

Lambing Service 12th May, 11.30 am at St Saviours Aughton

A service for all the family to come and see the Lambs. It will be a lovely and meaningful occasion, which enables us to say thank you to God, for his wonderful work of creation.

Taizé Service - On May 5th we will have a Taizé style evening service at St Luke's at 6.30pm. This will be a quiet reflective service of Holy Communion incorporating Taizé chants.

Bible Study and Discussion Group -Thursday May 2nd, 7.30pm at The Vicarage, 2 Summerfield Drive, Slyne. LA2 6AQ

Contemplative Prayer Group - Tuesday 14th May, 7.50 p.m. in St Luke's Vestry meeting room.

St Luke's Mothers Union - Wednesday 22nd May 2 pm - Dr. Paul Wadeson - 'Uganda'.

Christian Aid Coffee Morning - Saturday 18th May, 10-12 am at 37 Greenwood Crescent, Bolton-Le Sands. LA58AX

Primary Visitation - 13th May 2019 7.30 pm at St Thomas' Lancaster

Children and Young People:

St Wilfrid's - Junior Church - 10 am on Sundays

Messy Church - 3.30 pm on Friday 3rd May in School.

St Luke's - Sunday School - 9.30 am

Urban Saints (for school years 7 up) - Fridays 7-9 pm at Hest Bank Scout Hut

Shining Stars (Pre-School) - Tuesdays 9 -10.45 am in the Memorial Hall

Electoral Roll - New electoral rolls have now been produced. Application forms are still available if you wish to be added to the roll.

Future dates for your Diary

Thy Kingdom Come - Prayer Movement. May 30th (Ascension day) to June 9th (Pentecost).

During the 11 days of Thy Kingdom Come, it is hoped that everyone who takes part will

• Deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ

• Pray for God’s spirit to work in the lives of those they know

• Come to realise that every aspect of their life is the stuff of prayer

Tim Farron M.P at Cafe Church - 16th June at St Luke's Slyne with Hest

Church Services in May

St. Wilfrid's Halton

5th Sunday - Third of Easter

10.00 a.m. Family Communion

7th 9.00 a.m. Morning prayer

12th Sunday - Fourth of Easter

8.00 a.m. Holy Communion

10.00 a.m. Family Worship

14th 9.00 a.m. Morning prayer

19th Sunday - Fifth of Easter

10.00 a.m. Family Communion

21th 9.00 a.m. Morning prayer

26th Sunday - Sixth of Easter

10.00 am Family Communion

28th 9.00 a.m. Morning prayer

St Saviour's Aughton

12th Sunday - Fourth of Easter

11.30 a.m. Lambing Service

26th Sunday - Sixth of Easter

11.30 a.m. Holy Communion

St Luke's Slyne with Hest

1st 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

2nd 12.00 pm Holy Communion

5th Sunday - Third of Easter

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Family Worship

6.30 pm Holy Communion - Taize

8th 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

9th 12.00 pm Holy Communion

12th Sunday - Fourth of Easter

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Family Communion

6.30 pm Evensong

15th 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

16th 12.00 pm Holy Communion

19th Sunday - Fifth of Easter

8.00 a.m. Holy Communion

9.30 a.m. Morning Prayer

6.30 p.m. Cafe Church

22nd 9.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

23rd 12.00 pm Holy Communion

26th Sunday - Sixth of Easter

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Holy Communion

6.30 pm Evensong

Contact Details: Websites Visit our Facebook pages

Rector: Susan Seed 822128, [email protected]

Associate Priests: Helen Leathard 849495 Pauline Nixon 927234

Reader: Martin Wakelin, 07740933463                      

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