Activities this Sunday - 30th April 2017
8am Holy Communion
- Leader: Mike Smith. Preacher: Mike Smith.
9.30am Prayer Meeting
- Prayer meeting in the Eddowes Room
10am Morning Prayer (including baptism) - Luke 24:36-53; You are witnesses
- Leader: David Charlton. Preacher: Mike Smith.
- Welcome, Songs: From the sun's rising; Oh, how good it is; Jesus, restore to us again, Children depart, Confession, Bible reading, Song: Now in reverence and awe, Sermon, Prayers, Notices, Song: We shall stand, Children return, Song: Lord, I lift Your name on high, Baptism, The Lord’s Prayer, Hymn: Our eyes have seen the glory, Blessing.
6.30pm Evening Prayer - Genesis 49:29-50:26; The death of Jacob and Joseph
- Leader: Jeremy Hunns. Preacher: Phil Highton.
- Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home
Preachers elsewhere today:
Michael Walters at Christ Church, Barnton (9am)
Michael Field at Lostock Green Methodist Church (10.30am)
Church Diary - 23rd April 2017
Monday 24th April
Readings: Numbers 1, Psalm 35, Ecclesiastes 11, 1 Titus 3
Teresa leading a story & craft session at Old School House Nursery (9.30am)
|9.30am-5pm||Church Office open in the Church Centre (Monday to Thursday)|
Tuesday 25th April
Readings: Numbers 2, Psalm 36, Ecclesiastes 12, Philemon
Nathan taking an assembly at Antrobus St Mark's Church of England Primary School (10.30am)
Teresa taking a KS2 assembly at St Wilfrid's Primary School (10.45am)
|10am||Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre|
|7pm||Music practice in St John’s|
|8.15pm||St John's Vision Group meet at The Vicarage|
Wednesday 26th April
Readings: Numbers 3, Psalm 37, Song of Songs 1, Hebrews 1
Nathan taking an assembly at Great Budworth Primary School (10.30am)
Phil at Hartford Church of England High School Christian Union (1-1.45pm)
Teresa taking a KS1 assembly at St Wilfrid's Primary School (2.40pm)
|10am||Tots and Tinies meet in the Church Centre|
|2pm||Ladies' Fellowship meets in the Church Centre - Rev George Agar|
|8pm||St John's & Christ Church AGM at Christ Church (tea/coffee from 7.30pm)|
Thursday 27th April
Readings: Numbers 4, Psalm 38, Song of Songs 2, Hebrews 2
Teresa taking a Pre-prep assembly at The Grange Junior School (9am)
Mike attending a Diocesan Finance & Scrutiny Committee meeting (1pm)
Teresa taking a KS1 assembly at Hartford Manor Primary School (2.50pm)
|11.30am||Thursday Café in the Church Centre|
|7.30pm||Growing in Christ course in the Church Centre|
Friday 28th April
Readings: Numbers 5, Psalm 39, Song of Songs 3, Hebrews 3
Ministry team taking Hartford Church of England High School Chapel Services (2.55pm)
|10.30am-3pm||Church Office open in the Church Centre|
|12.30pm||Wedding in St John's (Phil)|
|1pm||Pray Bake Read meeting in the Church Centre (Appleby Room)|
|7.30pm||Pathfinders meet in the Church Centre|
Saturday 29th April
Readings: Numbers 6, Psalms 40-41, Song of Songs 4, Hebrews 4
Mike's and Nathan's day off
|10am||Footie Special at Moss Farm all weather pitches and afterwards in Moss Farm Sports Bar|
|10am-3pm||Womens' Biblical Training Day at Christ Church, Wharton|
|5.30pm||After 8s Pizza Evening at Rob & Kathryn Payne's home|
Sunday 30th April
Readings: Numbers 7, Psalms 42-43, Song of Songs 5, Hebrews 5
|8am||Holy Communion in St John's|
|10am||Morning Prayer in St John’s (Luke 24:36-53)|
|6.30pm||Evening Prayer in St John’s (Genesis 49:29-50:26)|
|8pm||Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home|
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Prayer Diary - 30th April 2017
The Collect for today - Second Sunday after Easter:
Almighty God, who gave your only Son for us to be both a sacrifice for sin and an example of godly life, give us grace so that we may always receive with thankfulness the immeasurable benefit of his sacrifice, and try day by day to follow in the steps of his most holy life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Please pray for...
the sick and the bereaved:
our mission partners: Helen Eccles (St Catherine's, Tranmere) and Robert Matati (Anglican minister in Kenya).
those serving in the Armed Forces:
our local schools:
- Hartford Primary School and Kids Count Nursery and other schools which members of the church are involved in.
- Hartford Church of England High School: give thanks for a lively weekly Christian Union.