Services this week –

Sunday 7th August – The 8th Sunday after Trinity

  • Service of the Word at 9.30am at St Chad’s, Wishaw
  • Holy Communion at 11.15am at St Nicholas’, Curdworth
  • Service of the Word at 11.15am at St John’s, Middleton

.. and beyond
Details of Services over the next few weeks are listed in the Newsletter.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – COVID-19 CHANGES July 2022

At present, there have been no changes to regulations however Covid infections are on the rise once again and sensible precautions are recommended

Face coverings are no longer mandatory in any setting but are recommended in enclosed or crowded places, particularly where you come into contact with people you don’t normally meet.
Social distancing in a place of worship is now a personal choice. People are encouraged to respect other attendees and those working who may wish to adopt a more cautious approach.
Regular use of hand sanitiser and/or hand washing is also still recommended.

More forthcoming events…..

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THE LUNCHEON CLUB
The Luncheon Club is held on the last Friday of the month.
at Curdworth Village Hall

Everyone is welcome and carers are included.
Further details from Vicki 470177 or Jane 470684.
Looking forward to seeing you soon.

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WISHAW COMMUNITY COFFEE MORNING

Met at PLANTER’S GARDEN CENTRE
on 14th July

Details of the next meeting will be announced shortly


ALL WELCOME

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LADIES GUILD
Ladies’ Guild meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in the Church Hall. Maureen Briggs writes, “The ladies are a very lively, happy bunch who enjoy each others’ company and are keen to keep meeting. They would welcome any ladies who would like to join them.”

On 20th August, “Friends of Sense” are holding a Cream Tea in Curdworth Village Hall and some of the ladies are helping with this. Curdworth Village Hall. 2 to 4pm on Saturday 20th August.

There will be sandwiches, quiche, mini sausage rolls scones and delicious cakes with tea/coffee.

Crooning by Rob with Tony on the piano followed by The fabulous Jenny Wrens.

All this for £10.Tickets in advance only please, as we need confirmed numbers for catering purposes. 

There will also be a super raffle . All proceeds will go to SENSE.
Sense is a charity which supports deaf and blind children and young adults, Earlier in July, five ladies from the Guild visited the new Sense headquarters at Selly Oak. They had a lovely morning with coffee and cake and a tour of the building. The Guild has supported Sense from time to time, but Chrissy, in particular, has been involved with the charity for a number of years.

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ADVANCE NOTICE – A Children’s Holiday Club is to be held at St Chad’s Church, Wishaw from Monday 8th to Thursday 11th August from 10.00am to 12.30pm. Children aged 8 to 11 are invited to come along, with younger children accompanied by an adult or an older sibling. There will be stories,
games , music, crafts and more! Text Margaret on 07778 458 789 as soon as possible to book a place.

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St Nicholas’ Church will once again be floodlit from the end of October until Summertime starts again at the end of March. Barbara Kelsey is once more overseeing the scheme. You can either contact Barbara directly, or put your sponsorship money in an envelope, together with your name, the dates you would like and any details of who you would like remembered, if that is appropriate. Or you can simply make a donation if you wish.  

                                                Sponsorship is £5.00 per night

Contact Barbara at – 3 Oaklands, Curdworth

Or Tel: 01675 470134

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Contacts

With the appointment of the Rev Dr Noel Phillips as the new Rector of the Three in One Parish s of Curdworth, Wishaw and Middleton, our period of Interregnum has finally come to an end.

Noel and his family have recently completed there move into the Rectory and, while there are things still to do, he is now formally in place. You will see him out and about in the Parish so please do say “Hello”

We are living in strange times and, although some limited Services are recommencing, it will be a while yet before things get back to normal or, at least a sort of normal.

For enquiries, see below

Baptisms – Rev Dr Noel Phillips – 07498 202262 or email-  n.w.phillips@live.com

Weddings – Mrs Isabel Potter 07858 481743 email auntydizzyspell@aol.com

Funerals – Rev Dr Noel Phillips – 07498 202262 or email-  n.w.phillips@live.com