Worship Next Sunday, 8th February 2015
8.00am Eucharist Bishopthorpe
9.00am Eucharist Acaster Malbis
10.30am Eucharist Bishopthorpe
10.30am Family Service AppletonRoebuck
3.00pm Evening Prayer Acaster Selby
6.30pm Cafe Church Bishopthorpe
In our village cycle of Prayer please pray for those who live in Acaster Lane and Garbett Way, Bishopthorpe.
What's on this week
Monday 2nd February
7.30pm PCC meeting Bishopthorpe
Thursday 5th February
9.00am Quench Bish Meth. Ch.
10.15am Spring. Support, faith & prayer Bish Meth. Ch.
12 noon Quench Extra with Juilia Skitt Bish Meth. Ch.
7.45 pm START! course Bishopthorpe
Friday 6th February
10.15am Eucharist followed by coffee Bishopthorpe
2.00pm Little Angels Bishopthorpe
3.20pm JAM club AYJS
6.30pm Danger Zone Bishopthorpe
7.30pm Summit Bishopthorpe
In the absence of the vicar due to extended leave we are unable to offer all our regular weekly services. ie Morning and Evening prayer and the Wednesday evening Eucharist. Where possible we are arranging for priests to take other services. Any queries should be directed to the parish office where phone messages can be left. Normal office working hours are Tues, Wed and Fri mornings from 9.30am to 12.00pm and the office phone no is 700088
The Ecumenical Church Council AGM will take place at 7.30pm on Tuesday 10th February at Bishopthorpe Methodist Church. All welcome. Please come along and find out what's happening.
START is a six week course introducing the Christian faith. Rachel and Richard Carew are running this course in their home for anyone wanting to know what following Jesus really means. Commencing on Thursday 5th February at 7.45pm for 6 weeks (except during half term) at their home. To book please contact Richard via the church office.
PILGRIM is a course for people wanting toe explore further the Christian journey. Malcolm Macnaughton and others will be leading it from the start of Lent. PILGRIM is the first in a series of courses designed to help us grow in Christian faith and discipleship. This course will be held in St Andrews Church Hall beginning on Tuesday 24th Feb. To book please contact Malcolm via the church office.
LENT LUNCHES Light lunches will be served in St Andrew's Church Hall on Wednesdays during Lent, 25th Feb, 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th March. Proceeds from these lunches will go to St Leonard's and Martin House Hospices. Lunch will be served from 11.45am to 1.00pm.
Sounds OK? You might have noticed that we have upgraded the audio visual system in church. We'd now like to build on our team of volunteers who can operate the desk and projector for regular services and special events. Romy Dunn will be running a one day training event on Saturday 21st February. Sound in the morning and more advanced stuff in the afternoon. Attend for just the morning or for the whole day. Email romy @ bishopthorpe.net if you'd like to come.
Every 3rd Sunday at St Andrew's we have a family Bring & Share lunch after the 10.30 Praise Service. The next service is 15th February. Please come along and join us.
Don't hesitate -you are more than welcome at all these events.
Holiday Club - 20th to 24th July - The theme will be The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe. Once again this will take place at St Andrews Bishopthorpe. Save the date (and your Christmas trees!)
QUENCH CAFE - due to our ongoing success we are seeking more volunteers to help with the following: baking, making soup, washing up or just chatting to people. This can be on an either occasional or regular basis. Please call in on a Thursday morning and speak to Sharon at Bishopthorpe Methodist Church.
St Andrew's Pilgrimage to Iona takes place in September 2016. For further information please see the leaflets at the back of church or contact Tony Berry via the church office.