Week beginning 26th March 2023

The work of God continues in each one of us as we seek Him in each and every day.


Sunday, 26th March

10.30 am – Morning Service – All Age Worship in the Sanctuary – Led by Rev Will Hunter

  • Refreshments will be served following the service but please bring your own lunch so we can continue fellowship together
  • The service will be streamed live and also available after Sunday on The Internet via this link

6.00 pm – Lent Service @ Cleveleys Park Methodist Church

District Sunday Evening Zoom Services @ 7 pm

  • MeetingID: 83045763962
  • Passcode: DZS21

Sunday, 2nd April

10.30 am – Morning Worship with Holy Communion – Led by Rev Sarah Lamb

6.00 pm – Circuit Lent Service at Pilling

Christian Aid Lenten Lunches

Please join us in fellowship with a simple meal of bread and soup to be held at 12.30 pm as follows:-

26th. March. St.John’s R.C. Church at St.Martin &St.Hilda’s, Carleton

2nd April. Methodist Church, Queensway

It is suggested we donate to Christian Aid the cost of our usual Sunday lunch.

Please contact Ann Carr for further information.

Lent Course

  • The course will take place at St Chad’s on Wednesdays and at Poulton Methodist on Thursdays.
  • Both will start at 7.30 pm with refreshments and will finish at 8.45 pm.
  • The theme for this week (30th March at Poulton) will be “When life goes wrong (and right). Christianity is the real world.” Bible passage –Luke 9:23-27 Saving and Losing Life. Can life ever be found in loss?
  • The course at our Church will be led by Rev Will Hunter or Rev Sarah Lamb.
  • All are welcome – no need to book.

Turkey/Syria Earthquake Appeal

Thank you yet again for your generosity. £1024 has been sent to The Disasters Emergency Committee co-ordinating the response on behalf of Christian Aid.

Embrace The Middle East Magazine

Copies of the spring edition of the Embrace the Middle East (formerly known as BibleLands) magazine are now available from the foyer. Find out about the wonderful work this Christian Charity is doing to support vulnerable and desperate people (of all faiths and none) throughout the Middle East,

Hodgson Academy

Are holding a ‘friends’ in the community event. If you are living alone you are invited to an Afternoon of Easter Fun on 28th March 2.15 pm – 3.30 pm.

Easter-themed crafts and Easter-themed bingo as well as hot drinks, cakes and chatter! For further information please ring 01253 882815.

Poulton Friends of Trinity Hospice -Easter Coffee Morning – Saturday 1 April at our church, from 10 til 12. There will be stalls, a chocolate-bola and a raffle.

The Church AGM

Originally scheduled for Thursday, 20th April has been moved to Sunday, 16th April. More specific details to follow.

Date for your Diary – Coronation Afternoon Tea on Friday 5th May

Details to follow.

Coffee Plus

  • Our Coffee Shop is looking for further volunteers to serve the customers or operate the dishwasher.
  • We are also particularly seeking volunteer staff to work for a few hours in the Coffee Shop kitchen to cover for absences.
  • This would not need a commitment on a regular weekly or fortnightly basis. Assistance with the training is available.
  • This is an opportunity to join a friendly team of helpers to ensure that Coffee Plus goes from strength to strength.
  • If you are interested, please contact Jonathan Fail for further details.

Enjoy exercise, a coffee and a natter? Then join us at “Ladies Keep Fit”

  • Every Monday from 10.30 am to 12 noon in the upper room.
  • All are welcome.

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