Parish of St. Chad Poulton-le-Fylde
THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
15th APRIL

We extend a warm welcome to all, especially to
those visiting or who are newcomers to the parish.

TODAY’S SERVICES at ST. CHAD’S
8.00 am Holy Communion
10.00 am Parish Communion
6.30 pm Service at Methodist Church

Reading (OT) : Elaine While ( Page 551 )
Reading (NT) : Sarah Keighley ( Page 552 )
Intercessions : Harold Steel
Offertory : Jean Marshall and Jennifer Gregson

10.00 am - Processional: 362 Gradual: 345 Offertory: 486 Communion: NH 11, 414, NH 197 Recessional: 124
6.30 pm - Service at Methodist Church

Streets: This week we shall be praying for all those who live
and work in: Fleetwood Road, Fleetwood Road South,
Fouldrey Avenue, Foxglove Dell


+ This evening at 6.30 pm we will have a United Evening Communion Service at Poulton Methodist Church. There will be NO EVENING SERVICE at St.Chad’s.

NOTICES : Please join us for coffee after our 10 am Service today..
* The final Confirmation Nurture Group will take place on Thursday at 4.00 pm in church.
* Bible Studies will meet on Tuesday at 2.00pm at 89 Rutland Avenue the home of Dorothy Hankey. They will continue to meet weekly until May 21st with exception of May 7th and will consider the theme of ‘Discipleship - learning from the Apostles lives and their teaching.’
+ On Saturday at 10.30am the funeral of Pat Robinson will take place in St.Chad’s.
* Next Saturday at 7.30pm Poulton Band will be in Concert at St.Chad’s. Tickets are available in advance from Connect IT for £8 or at the door for £10. For more information tel 885657
* Please take one of the free Easter Hope magazines featuring uplifting seasonal stories.
* The April Sentinel is available at the back of church.
* Items for the May Sentinel should be at the Vicarage by Tuesday of this week.
* Completed data protection forms should be placed in the box at the back of church. Spare forms are still available.
Dates for Your Diary
* St.Chad’s Vestry Meeting and APCM will take place on Tuesday 24th April at 7.45pm in Church. We will review the events of 2017, receive the Annual Report and Accounts and elect offices for the year ahead. To vote at the meeting parishioners need to be on the Church Electoral Roll. Application forms are available in Church and it is not too late to sign up.
* Mothers' Union are visiting St. John the Baptist Church in Pilling on Wednesday, 25th April to see the beautiful work done on vestments, altar cloths, etc by a skilled group of parishioners. We are travelling by coach, leaving from the Hall on Vicarage Road at 2.00 pm. There will be Afternoon Tea and the cost is £15.00. If you would like to join us please see June Challis or Dorothy Griffith (899602). Thank you.
+ On Sunday 29th April at 10am we will welcome Bishop Julian the Bishop of Blackburn to a Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion Service for candidates from St.Chad’s, St.Hilda’s and St.John’s Little Thornton.

This Weeks Events

Monday : 16 April - Isabella Gilmore, deaconess, 1923
1 pm - 4 pm Knit & Natter Group in church
Tuesday: 17 April
10.00 am HOLY COMMUNION
2.00 pm Bible Study Group meet at 89 Rutland Avenue
Wednesday: 18 April
11.00 am HOLY COMMUNION at St. Hilda’s
6.30 pm Brownies meet in Guide Centre Station Road
Thursday: 19 April - Alphege, archbishop, martyr, 1012
11.30 am HOLY COMMUNION
4.00 pm Confirmation Nurture Group meet in church
7.00 pm St.Chad’s Choir practise
7.30 pm Guides meet in Guide Centre
Friday: 20 April
10.00 am Little Gang meet in Singleton Village Hall
7.30 pm HOLY COMMUNION 8.00 pm Bellringers
Saturday: 21 April - Anselm, abbot, archbishop, teacher of the faith, 1109
10.30 am Funeral of Pat Robinson in St.Chad’s
7.30 pm Poulton Band Concert in St.Chad’s ( see notes )
Next Sunday: 22 April - Fourth Sunday of Easter
8.00 am HOLY COMMUNION
10.00 am PARISH COMMUNION
11.00 am FAMILY EUCHARIST at St.Hilda’s
6.30 pm Evensong

Readings : Acts 4: 5-12 1 John 3: 16-end
Gospel : John 10: 11-18

+Junior Church meets each Sunday during term time at 10.00am.
Children aged 3+ who are comfortable with being left in the care of our Junior Church Team are most welcome.
Please ask a Sidesperson or Churchwarden if you need help with the following:
*Toilet and Baby changing facilities are available at the back of church. .
Large print hymn books and Communion Service books are available.
If you require a gluten-free wafer at Holy Communion. Also if anyone needs to receive








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