Notices WEST END CHANGES: I hope you have read the article in the Parish Magazine about the West End changes at the 9.30am service. As of next Sunday, everyone will all be invited to receive Communication either at the High Altar or the Lady Chapel. We will trial this for a few months. ADVANCE NOTICE: the next PCC Meeting (discursive) is on Mon, 19 Feb at 7.30pm in the Mercure Hotel, Redcliff Hill. THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY say ‘thank you’ for the £407.94 we raised at our Christingle service. Last year they worked directly with more than 13,000 children and young people who were experiencing serious problems. They were also involved in making local and national policy changes which improved the lives of more than 3 million children. SALVATION ARMY: the Bristol Easton Corps and Community Church thank us for the £1690.60 raised for them at the Civic Carol Service on 19 Dec. FREEDOM SUPPER IN AID OF UNSEEN (Lent Project) 7pm Fri, 2 March, Faithspace, Prewett Street - please save the date, ticket details soon. Cecile Gillard. TACKLING HOMELESSNESS: on 14 Mar at 6.30pm in Bristol Cathedral, Richard Hawkridge from Streetwise and Jonnie Angel from Crisis Centre Ministries reflect on their work, and the challenges we face as we seek to respond to this most difficult of problems. https://bristol-cathedral.co.uk/whats-on/bristolhomelessness-policy-vs-practice. MOTHERING SUNDAY is on 11 Mar. There are new cards in the Shop today! MILK BOTTLE TOPS: please bring your plastic milk bottle tops and CLEAN black plastic to Jenny Martin or leave them at the back of church. The cosmetic firm Lush will re-cycle them to make tops for their bottles. PARISH OFFICE ACCESS: scaffolding for repairs has gone up over the Colston Parade door to the Parish Office. Please use the entrance in Redcliff Hill. LENT 2018 LENT BOOKLETS are now available – readings, prayers, reflections and actions for each day to deepen our engagement with our Lent Appeal charity, Unseen, & enrich our spiritual journey. £2, proceeds to Unseen. LENT COURSE 2018 will be a 4-week Bible study on themes of modern slavery. Thursdays 22 Feb, 1, 8 and 15 March 8pm at the Vicarage. All welcome. Contact Kat for more information. MODERN SLAVERY INFORMATION EVENING: come and find out about modern slavery & how to end it. Can we inform 1,000 people about modern slavery this Lent? Get informed and spread the word. Tues, 20 Feb, 7.45pm (after Compline) in the Undercroft. Refreshments will be provided. Contact Kat for details.
This Week at St Mary Redcliffe Morning and Evening Prayer is normally said in the Lady Chapel, Monday – Friday at 8.30am & 4.30pm. All are welcome. Monday 12 February 11.00am Faithfood Faithspace CC Tuesday 13 February 10.00am Coffee Morning Faithspace CC 12.30pm Holy Communion St Johns Chapel Revd Kat Campion-Spall 6.30pm Christian Meditation Faithspace CC Lewis Semple Wednesday 14 February ASH WEDNESDAY 12 noon Redcliffe Lunch Club Faithspace CC Visit by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Lesley Alexander 2.30pm Mothers’ Union FCC John Pickard, European River Cruises, Part 2 7.30pm Ash Wednesday Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes (with incense) Thursday 15 February 10-12noon Redcliffe Gardening Group Somerset Square 12.30pm Holy Communion Lady Chapel Revd Peter Dill 1.15pm Organ Recital Paul Hayward Nottingham Friday 16 February Saturday 17 Feb 10.00am Bell Peal – Full Peal Attempt 8.00 am Holy Communion President: Revd Dan Tyndall 9.30 am Sung Eucharist President: Revd Peter Dill Preacher: Revd Dan Tyndall Readings: Genesis 9.8-17 1 Peter 3.18-end Mark 1.9-15 Services Next Sunday – 18 February 2018 First Sunday of Lent 11.15 am Choral Mattins Officiant: Denise Reynolds Readings: Exodus 34.1-10 Romans 10.8b-13 6.30 pm Choral Evensong Officiant: Bryan Anderson Preacher: Revd Kat Campion-Spall Readings: Genesis 2.15-17; 3.1-7 Romans 5.12-19