Church of England Diocese of Blackburn Fleetwood St. Nicholas

Weekly News Sheet

26 Mar 2021, 10:30 a.m.

St Nicholas Parish Church, Fleetwood

Holy week beginning 28th March 2021

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

Sunday 28th March – Palm Sunday

8.30 am Holy Communion in Church

9.30 am Worship via Zoom

10.45 am Holy Communion in Church

Sidespersons – Christine & Susan: Reader - Karen

Tuesday 30th March

11.00 pm Funeral of Eileen Wright (nee Boe) at Carleton

2.00 pm Holy Communion in Church

Wednesday 31st March

7.00 pm Stations of the Cross via Zoom (if you need a link please phone the Vicarage)

Maundy Thursday 1st April

10.30 am Chrism Mass at Blackburn Cathedral (Clergy only)

Good Friday 2nd April

11.00 am Holy Communion in church from the reserved sacrament

2.00 pm Last hour at the cross in Church

Easter Sunday 4th April

8.30 am Holy Communion in Church

9.30 am Worship via Zoom

10.45 am Holy Communion in Church

Sidespersons – Karen & June: Reader - Sandra

This Sunday - The sermon on Zoom and at 10.45am will be replaced by a dramatized reading of the Passion of Christ, according to St Mark. Sincere thanks to Ruth for organising this and to those who will take part.

Prayers and Readings for Holy Week – Today we begin our journey through Holy Week. Available with this newsletter is a separate sheet which contains a bible reading and a prayer for each day. Please feel free to take an extra copy to pass on to a friend or neighbour. (If you're reading this on line see the section "Holy Week readings and prayers."

Sickness – If you are unwell and unable to come to church or if you know of someone who is unwell (with their permission), please advise the Vicar as soon as possible in order that pastoral care can be offered.

100 Club

This week’s winners are -

1. Ruth Aspinall (No 29 - £15), 2. David Ashworth (No 6 - £10). 3. Ethel Chantler (No 80 - £5)

Please continue to pray

…… for Alan Mather, Hilary, Nigel, Kenneth Binks, Gillian, Margaret, Tom Boyd, Linda Edwards and Mandy Barling. Whilst you may not know these people, God knows them and hears our prayers. Please also remember the family of Eileen Wright whose funeral is this coming week.