23 December 2018 News

Wishing Parishioners and Visitors the Grace and Blessing of Our Lord’s Nativity

Christmas Greetings

Wishing Parishioners and Visitors the Grace and Blessing of Our Lord’s Nativity.

 

Opportunity for Confession

There will be opportunity for Confession today following Mass.

 

Christmas Flower Collection

Thank you for your kind and generous donations towards the Church Flowers throughout the year. £111.00 was collected.

 

Welcome to Fr Joe Donlan

A warm welcome and thank you to Fr Joe who will be celebrating Mass with us on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

 

Urgent – Readers Required for the Christmas Services

We still require a number of readers for the carol service and Masses over Christmas, please see the poster in the Church Porch and/or see Helen McSherry – thank you.

 

Christmas Offerings

The Christmas Offerings are traditionally given to the clergy.

 

Crib Offerings

Crib Offerings are for the Diocesan Children’s Society.

 

Used Stamps – Reminder

The Jesuit Refugee service can raise funds from your used stamps. All your Christmas stamps and any others gratefully received. Please cut out from the envelope leaving a large margin, and place in the box in the porch. Thank you.

 

Christmas Raffle for the Church Hall

Christmas raffle tickets have been drawn and prizes have been left in the Church Porch – please collect. The raffle raised £236 for the new Church Hall, thank you to everyone involved.

 

Market Drayton Foodbank – Advent Appeal & Help Needed

Thank you to everybody who has collected food using the Reverse Advent Calendar or collected money for the ‘50p per day for Advent’ appeal. Any food donations can be left in the basket in the Church porch or at the Foodbank on Fridays 28th December or 4th January 12.30-2pm. Money donations can either be given to Helen McSherry or sent to the Foodbank Treasurer. Please see the Foodbank website for details: https://marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-money/. The Foodbank also requires volunteers to help to sort and dot food at the Foodbank. If you can help out, please just turn up at the Parish Rooms in Church Street on the above dates. A list of most needed food donations can be found at: https://marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/ Thank you for your kind and generous donations which are helping local people in crisis all year round and especially at this time of the year when life can be very difficult for some people.

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