Parish News for the New Year

Midweek Communion Services on Wednesday 4th January 2017:     St. Cassian’s @ 10:00am & St. George’s @ 10.15am.

The next POP UP CAFÉ at St. George’s is on Weds 4th January 12.00 to 2.00pm – Everyone welcome. We shall be serving Jacket Potatoes with a choice of filling followed by cake, fresh fruit, tea and coffee. Come on your own or with family, friends and neighbours! No charge but donations welcome.

Parish Prayer Weds 4th January 8-9pm at St. Chad’s. Please join us to pray for the work of Christ in this parish and further afield.

The next Marriage Preparation Course will be running on January 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th & February 4th from 7.00pm until 9.30pm at St Cecilia’s Church. As usual, we need volunteers to help to meet and greet the couples as they arrive and to help to serve the food. We are also looking for married couples who would be prepared to come along and act as supporters and help clarify any issues that the couples may have as they progress through the course.

Safari Lunch – Sunday 15th January 2017 at 12 noon  As part of the St. Chad’s Jubilee celebrations, we are planning a Safari Lunch open to everyone in the parish.  Safari is the Swahili word for journey.  A Safari Lunch is a meal where we all journey to different homes for different courses, finally meeting together at a final venue to have dessert and round off the afternoon.  For more information, please pick up a leaflet in the church, or contact Glenn Scott on 01562 822690, before 10th January.

18th – 25th January 2017 is the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Churches Together in Kidderminster are holding a United Service to celebrate our Baptism at St. Ambrose on Weds 25th January at 7:00pm.

The Band of West Mercia Police are to perform at St George’s Church on Saturday February 11th 2017 from 7.30pm. Tickets are available in advance at £8 each (£5 for those under 16).  Please contact Robert Hudson at robertlfhudson@btinternet.com or Tel: 01562 60370.

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