The Longest Week
If you would like your own copy of The Longest Week by Nick Page (price £11.99—or perhaps slightly cheaper) please contact the office. Final day for orders—Monday morning 9 March.
Working Party for the Garden at St Andrew’s
Saturday 29 February 9.30-12.30 at St Andrew’s
Workers welcome to help with the area down the side of sleeper path—cleaning, chopping, tidying. Keith will be there whatever the weather. Please come along for as long as you can. Thank you
World Day of Prayer Service
Friday 6 March 2020 at 2.00 pm at Huntington Methodist Church
Rise! Take your mat and walk! Praying with Zimbabwe—a service for everyone.
The service will be preceded by a bring-and-share lunch at 12.30 pm.
Big Clean at All Saints
Friday 6 March evening and Saturday 7 March morning
Come when you can for as long as you can to help with the spring clean. High-level cleaning on Friday evening and the rest on Saturday morning. Thank you.
Saturday 14 March 4.00 pm, St Andrew’s
Please pray for this regular outreach to families. Volunteers always welcome.
St Crux Fundraiser
Saturday 21 March 8.00 am—5.00 pm
Donations and volunteers are needed! Donations of good quality bric-a-brac, books, toys and games, and crafts for Easter, Spring, Mothering Sunday can be taken to the office. Sign-up sheets are available - for food and roles on the day.
2020 Residential Parish Weekend at Wydale Hall
Friday 10 - Sunday 12 July at Wydale Hall, Brompton by Sawdon
Information and booking forms are available at the back of church. The rooms are filling up! This promises to be a wonderful weekend. Please plan to come.
Holidays at Home
Tuesday 21 July for Seniors and Tuesday 4 August for Families
Anyone interested in being involved in one or both of these days in the summer, please contact Dot (families) or Heather Richardson (seniors).
Sarah Griffiths is still looking for additional volunteers to help at the lunch time ‘Oasis’ club at New Earswick Primary School on Wednesdays 12.00—1.15 pm. Oasis is a safe space for children who need more support. If you are able to help at all, please contact Sarah.
Mission Prayer Item—news from Brazil
Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me....’ Please remember in your prayers our Revive mission partners, Andy and Rosie Roberts in Brazil, as they and their team await the final two government documents to authorise them to open their
second new children's home. The new staff are recruited, trained and ready to go.
Is anyone ill?
“Is anyone among you ill? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up,” James 5:14-15. Take God at his word. Contact Ian Birkinshaw (details on the back of this notice sheet).
Care for the Family—Left to their own devices?
Tuesday 10 March 7.30 pm at York City Church, YO31 7EA
Confident parenting in a world of screens. Looking at the impact of the digital world on parenting. Tickets £7; concessions £5; groups of 4 or more £5. cff.org.uk/owndevices
Poetry for All presented by The Wilberforce Trust
Friday 27 March in the Studio at York Theatre Royal at 7.45pm
As part of this year’s York Literature Festival, deaf poet Donna Williams takes poetry to another level with a blend of sign language and speech. Tickets £6.
See www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/show/poetry-for-all or phone 632568.
Spring Harvest at Harrogate
Easter time event for the family—14-18 April 2020
Details on https://springharvest.org/harrogate/prices/
Family Matters—free parenting courses
Please see the website for more information: https://fmy.org.uk/parenting/
York Diocese Monthly Mailing & The News
If you would like to read the news of the diocese you can do so here....