Church of England Diocese of Chichester Middleton

Weekly Information Sheet 13th June 2021

‘In Touch’ @ St Nicholas Middleton

"The Church at the Heart of the Community".

During the Interregnum (the term used when there is no Vicar in the parish) please address all enquiries and questions to our;

Churchwarden; John Madell 07831 845281; [email protected] or

Parish Secretary; Gerbera Le Fort. O1243 838238;

[email protected]

You can also find information on our website; www.stnicholasmiddleton.co.uk See us also on Facebook and on the

Church Near You website

13th June Second Sunday after Trinity

Welcome to all newcomers, & visitors and we are delighted to again have Bishop Martin as our celebrant.

10.00am Holy Communion.

Ecclesiastes 17 vs. 23 - end; 2 Corinthians 5 vs. 6-10 (11-13) 14-17;

Mark 4 26 -34

Please pray for those who are unwell, and for their loved ones; Charlotte Blair, Julie Evans, Chloe Isted, Christine Lang, Pastor Tony, Diana Nova, and Pam Perry.

This week;

Tuesday -Friday 10.30 – 11.30am. The Church will be open and you are very welcome to come and have time for private prayer.

Wednesday 16th St Richard of Chichester

Thursday 17th June

10.00am Holy Communion to be celebrated by Fr. Don Silcock assisted by Deacon Pam. (Still no Coffee Morning to follow!)

3.00pm Funeral Service for Maureen Woods

SUNDAY 20th June 2021 Third Sunday after Trinity

10am Holy Communion to be celebrated by Father Michael Semple.

All enquiries, including those for Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage or sadly Funerals will be welcomed in the first instance by either our Churchwarden or Secretary (see their details above)

If you have not had time to switch to On Line Giving yet please don’t let the opportunity pass. It is the ideal vehicle to ensure a steady income flow to the Church inasmuch as the income tax repayments are automatic and just as importantly it saves Sylvia a lot of hassle! If you need more information please speak to her or John. Our On-line-Giving reference is; iXE15D

Your PCC is hoping to extend this limited range of services and hold other events as covid restrictions are raised so please keep an eye on our websites. If you are not on our Electoral Roll fill in a form or just furnish us with your e-mail address or phone no. so we can keep you updated! GL

Did you see our appeal for ‘blanket knitters for Africa’ back in the winter?

The young people in the St Nicholas Childrens’ Centre in Nakuru get cold at night when temperatures drop so we are told blankets are highly valued! How are you getting on? Its never too late to start we have pattern, needles and wool just get in touch with Joan (584745/07931607228) ! We are still hoping for volunteers to crochet/sew the squares together!

Having noted at least one missing entry it is important to ensure our key holders’ register is up-to-date so please if you or someone you know holds a key to any external door of the Church please check with John it has been recorded.