21 October 2018 News

Change of Mass Time on Remembrance Sunday 11th November

Due to the Parade and Service for Remembrance Sunday being held an hour earlier this year. Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Sunday 11th November.

 

World Mission Sunday – today

World Mission Sunday is your chance to support missionaries and our Church in proclaiming the Gospel of hope to those who suffer around the world. By supporting Missio, the Pope’s official charity for overseas mission, you will be sharing the love of Christ with all people by helping everyone in need, regardless of background or belief. Today, your prayers and donations will help build a future of hope both in Ethiopia and around the world. Please give what you can, and if possible, please use the Gift Aid envelopes if you are a taxpayer. Thank you.

 

Christmas Cards and Items available

There are Christmas cards, advent calendars/candles and other small items available to purchase in the Church Porch after Mass.

 

World War I Beacon of Light

A tribute to the 100th Anniversary of World War I will be held on Sunday 11th November at 6pm in the Town Park, Manor Gardens.

 

CAP Community Links Coordinator required

Christians Against Poverty, Market Drayton, are seeking a volunteer ‘Community Links Coordinator’ (to publicise and promote the work of all the four CAP services in the town and surrounding area). There is a training day at Jubilee Mill, Bradford on Monday 5th November. Please see Gill Carley for further details if you are interested in this opportunity by e-mailing gillcarley@capuk.org.

 

CAFOD Harvest Family Fast Day – Thank you

Thank you very much for your kind and generous donations to CAFOD. The Parish has donated £137.62.

 

CAP Fresh Start Sessions

A new course of Fresh Start sessions will be starting this Tues 23rd October 5-6.30pm at Market Drayton Methodist Church. Further info from Jill Alexander 07845 762309 or the poster in the Porch.

 

Churches Together Representative

There is a vacancy for a Churches Together representative. If you think you may be interested or you would like further information, please contact Dave Hunt. Thank you.

 

Market Drayton Foodbank – Thank you

The Foodbank has fed almost 200 adults and children just in September, stock is yet again extremely low and they are struggling to meet the demand. Your kind and generous donations over the past weeks have helped local people in crisis. The Foodbank would like to convey their thanks and gratitude to all those Parishioners who have donated. If you still wish to donate, a list of most urgent items is on the website: https://marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/ and includes items such as Fruit juice, Jam, Custard, Tinned fish, Sponge puddings, Washing powder/liquid, UHT Milk. Donations can be left in the basket in the Church porch or dropped off at the Foodbank – Tuesdays 10-11.30 or Fridays 12.30-2pm.

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