Church of England Diocese of Blackburn Fleetwood St. Nicholas

Weekly News Sheet

6 Feb 2021, 1 p.m.

St Nicholas Parish Church, Fleetwood

Week beginning 7th February 2021

Public Worship can continue in national lockdown. Please take great care. Wear a face covering, keep 2 metres apart and do not mingle inside church with anyone outside your household or bubble.

Sunday 7th February

8.30 am Holy Communion in Church

9.30 am Worship via Zoom

10.45 am Holy Communion in Church

Sidespersons – Jillian Muir & Dorothy Warren: Reader – Karen

Monday 8th February

Funeral of Olive Hurst at Carleton

Tuesday 9th February

2.00 pm Holy Communion in Church

Wednesday 10th February

2.30 pm Funeral of Maureen Rust in Church

Friday 12th February

1.00 pm Funeral of Helen Williams in Church

Sunday 14th February

8.30 am Holy Communion in Church

9.30 am Worship via Zoom

10.45 am Holy Communion in Church

Sidespersons – Margaret Pook & Elizabeth Leeson: Reader – Elizabeth

Ash Wednesday falls on the 17th February and service of Holy Communion with the imposition of ashes will be held in church at 2.00 pm. Usual Covid precautions will be in place and ashes will sprinkled rather than placed on the forehead.

Lent Course On Wednesday 24th at 7 pm and for 4 further weeks we are having a Lent course which will be delivered via Zoom from the Vicarage. Those who attend Worship on Zoom on a Sunday will automatically receive a link for the course. If you would like to receive a link then please email the Vicar [email protected] and a link will be arranged. If you need help downloading Zoom then please be in touch. At least three of our Zoom congregation are 90 years+ !!

100 Club Winners this week are:

1. Elizabeth Leeson (No 81- £15). 2. Ruth Aspinall (No 66 - £10). 3. Paul Meekins (No 23 - £5).

Open church A reminder that church is open each weekday morning from 11 am to 12.30 pm for private prayer.

Please continue to pray

…… for Alan Mather, Hilary, Nigel, Victoria and Frank Brown and loved ones and friends who need our prayers at this time. Please also remember the families of those whose funerals will take place this coming week.

Gracious God, as we remember before you the thousands who have died,
surround us and all who mourn with your strong compassion.
Be gentle with us in our grief, protect us from despair, and give us grace to persevere
and face the future with hope in Jesus Christ our risen Lord.
Amen.