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January 2018

Monday 1st January 2018 ST NICHOLAS' CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
 The Naming & Circumcision of Jesus
 Tree of Hope -in St James Baptistry
The Tree of Hope is now up in the Baptistry for people to write both their hopes for the future and also to remember their loved ones who have died. Labels will be available for hopes and prayers to be written and hung on the tree.
All donations to the Tree of Hope will be in aid of Special Care Baby Unit, West Cumberland Hospital
 PARISH OFFICE CLOSED
If you have any enquiries during this time, please either e-mail whitehavenparish@btinternet.com or leave a message on the answer machine and we will reply when the office reopens. If your enquiry is of a more urgent nature please contact Rev'd Robert Jackson on 01946 696932. Thank you.
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 ST NICHOLAS' CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
 Tree of Hope -in St James Baptistry
The Tree of Hope is now up in the Baptistry for people to write both their hopes for the future and also to remember their loved ones who have died. Labels will be available for hopes and prayers to be written and hung on the tree.
All donations to the Tree of Hope will be in aid of Special Care Baby Unit, West Cumberland Hospital
 PARISH OFFICE CLOSED
If you have any enquiries during this time, please either e-mail whitehavenparish@btinternet.com or leave a message on the answer machine and we will reply when the office reopens. If your enquiry is of a more urgent nature please contact Rev'd Robert Jackson on 01946 696932. Thank you.
09:30Eucharist with Hymns
Wednesday 3rd January 2018 Tree of Hope -in St James Baptistry
The Tree of Hope is now up in the Baptistry for people to write both their hopes for the future and also to remember their loved ones who have died. Labels will be available for hopes and prayers to be written and hung on the tree.
All donations to the Tree of Hope will be in aid of Special Care Baby Unit, West Cumberland Hospital
 PARISH OFFICE CLOSED
If you have any enquiries during this time, please either e-mail whitehavenparish@btinternet.com or leave a message on the answer machine and we will reply when the office reopens. If your enquiry is of a more urgent nature please contact Rev'd Robert Jackson on 01946 696932. Thank you.
15:00FARESHARE food baskets @ St. Nicholas'
Thursday 4th January 2018 Tree of Hope -in St James Baptistry
The Tree of Hope is now up in the Baptistry for people to write both their hopes for the future and also to remember their loved ones who have died. Labels will be available for hopes and prayers to be written and hung on the tree.
All donations to the Tree of Hope will be in aid of Special Care Baby Unit, West Cumberland Hospital
 PARISH OFFICE REOPENS AT 8.20AM
 From the Diocesan Prayer Diary today for Moving Mountains
Pray for Whitehaven, church leader Alison White, and that the resource of church leaders from across the north of England may be well received and encourage the growth of discipleship. And their champion, Michele Smith
09:30Eucharist with Hymns AT ST NICHOLAS'
Friday 5th January 2018 Tree of Hope -in St James Baptistry
The Tree of Hope is now up in the Baptistry for people to write both their hopes for the future and also to remember their loved ones who have died. Labels will be available for hopes and prayers to be written and hung on the tree.
All donations to the Tree of Hope will be in aid of Special Care Baby Unit, West Cumberland Hospital
 Bishop of Carlisle visit to St James' School
Saturday 6th January 2018 Tree of Hope -in St James Baptistry
The Tree of Hope is now up in the Baptistry for people to write both their hopes for the future and also to remember their loved ones who have died. Labels will be available for hopes and prayers to be written and hung on the tree.
All donations to the Tree of Hope will be in aid of Special Care Baby Unit, West Cumberland Hospital
Sunday 7th January 2018 THE EPIPHANY (Tr)/THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST
The Readings are Isaiah 60:1-6 & Matthew 2:1-12
 Tree of Hope -in St James Baptistry
The Tree of Hope is now up in the Baptistry for people to write both their hopes for the future and also to remember their loved ones who have died. Labels will be available for hopes and prayers to be written and hung on the tree.
All donations to the Tree of Hope will be in aid of Special Care Baby Unit, West Cumberland Hospital
08:00Eucharist
We use Common Worship

This is a said Eucharist, with a short talk.

All who are confirmed are welcome to receive Communion . If you do not wish to receive please join us at the altar to receive a Blessing
11:30The 10am service is followed by Home Communions
Monday 8th January 201808:30Said Morning Prayer
in the Lady Chapel at St James' Church using Common Worship
Tuesday 9th January 201809:30Eucharist with Hymns
10:30FUNERAL of Margarete Barton (AT DISTINGTON HALL)
Wednesday 10th January 201810:30FUNERAL of Leslie Mitchell (AT DISTINGTON HALL)
12:00Moving Mountains Prayer Meeting-at URC Church
12:30FUNERAL of Robert Henry Blacklock
15:00FARESHARE food baskets @ St. Nicholas'
Thursday 11th January 201809:30Eucharist with Hymns AT ST NICHOLAS'
Sunday 14th January 2018 SECOND SUNDAY OF EPIPHANY
The Readings are 1 Samuel 3:1-20 & John 1:43-end
08:00Eucharist
We use Common Worship

This is a said Eucharist, with a short talk.

All who are confirmed are welcome to receive Communion . If you do not wish to receive please join us at the altar to receive a Blessing
12:00Baptism of Zoe Abigail Mitchell
15:45PIZZA CHURCH-In the Community Centre
Have you given up on church services? Many people have - stating that they are not relevant, they are at the wrong time, the sermons are boring, they didn’t feel welcome, even… the church are only after their money!
Attending church should be enjoyable - that is why we are starting Pizza Church.
With a relaxed atmosphere, modern music, relevant and practical messages, - and its for all the family.
A different way of being church with a contemporary flavour - lasting about an hour including (you’ve guessed it) ‘Pizza’.
18:00Evening Prayer with Hymns
The Readings are Isaiah 62:1-5 & 1 Corinthians 6:11-end
Monday 15th January 201808:30Said Morning Prayer
in the Lady Chapel at St James' Church using Common Worship
19:00Music Festival Meeting- St. Nicholas'
19:30Mothers Union Meeting-in Community Centre
Dovenby Hall, with Linda Davey
Tuesday 16th January 201809:30Eucharist with Hymns
Wednesday 17th January 201815:00FARESHARE food baskets @ St. Nicholas'
Thursday 18th January 2018 WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
09:30Eucharist with Hymns AT ST NICHOLAS'
10:30Moving Mountains Prayer Meeting-at St Nicholas'
Friday 19th January 2018 WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
Saturday 20th January 2018 WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
16:30Pie & Pea Supper Social Evening -Community Centre
With Beetle Drive afterwards. No experience or talent needed! Just the desire to have some fun together. Please sign up on the sheet at the back of Church by Monday 15th January so Dorothy can order the right number of pies. See you there!
Sunday 21st January 2018 WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
 THIRD SUNDAY OF EPIPHANY
The Readings are Genesis 14:17-20 & John 2:1-11
08:00Eucharist
We use Common Worship

This is a said Eucharist, with a short talk.

All who are confirmed are welcome to receive Communion . If you do not wish to receive please join us at the altar to receive a Blessing
Monday 22nd January 2018 WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
08:30Said Morning Prayer
in the Lady Chapel at St James' Church using Common Worship
12:30FUNERAL of Jean Beattie
Followed by cremation at Distington Hall
Tuesday 23rd January 2018 WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
 Deadline for submission of articles for February Magazine
09:30Eucharist with Hymns
13:00FUNERAL of Irene Smith
Followed by Cremation at Distington Hall
Wednesday 24th January 2018 WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
15:00FARESHARE Food Baskets at St Nicholas'
take what you need - pay what you can

no need to book - just turn up.

Please see our Whats on Page which has a PDF leaflet with more information about this new initiative of the parish
19:00Whitehaven Heritage Action Group-AGM at St. Nicholas'
Thursday 25th January 2018 WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
 CONVERSION OF ST PAUL
09:30Eucharist with Hymns AT ST NICHOLAS'
19:15Mission Community Meeting-at St. Nicholas'
Sunday 28th January 2018 FOURTH SUNDAY OF EPIPHANY
The Readings are Deuteronomy 18:15-20 & Mark 1:21-28
08:00Eucharist
We use Common Worship

This is a said Eucharist, with a short talk.

All who are confirmed are welcome to receive Communion . If you do not wish to receive please join us at the altar to receive a Blessing
18:00Healing Service
The reading is Mark 1:40-end
Monday 29th January 201808:30Said Morning Prayer
in the Lady Chapel at St James' Church using Common Worship
19:00PCC Meeting-at St Nicholas'
Tuesday 30th January 201809:30Eucharist with Hymns
Wednesday 31st January 201812:00Moving Mountains Prayer Meeting-at URC Church
15:00FARESHARE food baskets @ St. Nicholas'
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