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Notices for Sunday 16th December 2018

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Notices for Sunday 16th December

9.30am HOLY COMMUNION: Welcome to our service today led by Matthew and he continues our sermon series about “Being Sure.” today looking at “How do we know we are children of God?”  1 John 4 & 5.

6pm CAROLS BY LAMPLIGHT: If you are coming to the Carols by lamplight at Lilleshall Abbey 6pm this evening then please wear appropriate clothing.  Please also could you bring a torch for yourself and some spares if you have them.  No naked flames are allowed at the Abbey.  Parking will be available adjacent to the site but please arrange to come in full cars (to save parking space).

‘On Christmas Night’: Welcome to a Christmas concert by the Gallery Singers here at St Michael’s 3pm TODAY.  Tickets are £8 each.

There is a table at the back of church with items we do not need anymore, please have a look and help yourself to anything you want…donations are         accepted. Please also check at the back of church if you have received any Christmas cards.  A THOUGHT FOR NEXT YEAR is it maybe nice to have a big board when we can sign and write all our well wishes instead of sending cards to each other and have a donation box dedicated to a charity of our choosing.

CHURCH OPEN: Over the Christmas period St Michael’s will be left open allowing visitors to pop in and have a look around and/or have some quiet reflective time in the busyness of the season.

You are invited to St Michael’s to  POP IN FOR COFFEE on Thursday (20th) between 10am-12noon all very welcome

FORGET ME NOT FILMS would like you to join them at St John’s this      Thursday (20th) for our festive film at 9.30am.

BLUE CHRISTMAS: Christmas can be a difficult time for some….Our Blue Christmas service helps us to bring before God any thoughts and worries we might have.  Please join us at St John’s also this Thursday (20th) at 7.30pm.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT takes place at Market Drayton Methodist Church on Saturday 22nd December at 7pm by the North Shropshire           Methodist Youth Choir. Free admission with an offering to be taken for Market Drayton Foodbank.

CONFIRMATION: Confirmation Service 27th January 11am at St Michael’s – Preparation.  It’s still not too late to consider confirmation.  Please do speak to Matthew if you are considering being confirmed. Preparation evenings for the confirmation will be on Tuesdays 8th, 15th and 22nd January from 7-8 pm at St Michael’s Lilleshall.  There will be refreshments served from 6.45 and we will finish promptly at 8.00 pm.

Please pick up a leaflet with further information  and if you would like to book our Parish Away Weekend at the Pioneer Centre near Cleobury Mortimer from the evening of Friday 17th May to the afternoon of Sunday 19th May 2019.

Monday 17th December 9.15am Morning Prayer at St Michael’s

Thursday 20th December 7.30-8am Early Morning Prayers at St John’s

DO YOU LIKE WALKING FOR PLEASURE? We meet at St John’s every Wednesday at 10am for a gentle walk of around an hour.  All are welcome. More details from Jo Lefroy.

PRAYERS FOR CAP: We run a regular prayer time for the CAP Debt Centre, monthly 4.30pm on the 3rd Tuesday at St John’s in the Acorn Room.

PATHFINDERS: School Years R-Y6. Meets every Thursday at 5pm during term

time at St Michael’s. Tea served at 5.05pm.  Come and join the fun £2 per   session includes food. Email to help with catering.

BLAZE: A mid week 11’s-14’s group. It takes place between 6.30-7:30pm on Wednesdays at St Michael’s Church. Contact the office for further details.

SUB:ZERO – cafe style youth club for School years 7-9 at St John’s 4-6pm on Friday’s during term time and SUB:EXTRA  school years 10-13 at 6.30-8pm.

FUSION: (14 – 18 year olds) will meet weekly at St John’s.  The meeting time is Sunday evenings 7.15 – 8.30pm during term time. We meet for Bible study, prayer and discussion. Call 670033 for info.


Sidesperson: 9.30am John & Diane M

Coffee: Dave & Sue R


Sidesperson: 9.30am  Pathfinders and  6.30pm Mike M

Coffee: Paul & Julie C



Monday and Friday 9-4pm and Tuesday 8.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm

Email:  admin@stmichaelslilleshall.org.uk   Web: www.stmichaelslilleshall.org.uk

MATTHEW’S DAY OFF is usually FRIDAY  Email: matthew.lefroy@tiscali.co.uk