COMMUNITY: St Anne’s Church

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Daily prayer 9am to 9.30am every Monday-Friday in the lady chapel, entry via vestry door. Sunday, March 13, fifth Sunday of Lent, 8am, holy communion (BCP), 10am, family communion (light club). Tuesday, March 15, Annual Parochial church meeting, 7pm for 7.30pm start. If you will be in attendance, please note that any questions to be tabled at the meeting, must be handed or emailed to Simon or PCC secretary, Pat McKillop. All welcome. Sunday, March 20, Palm Sunday, 8am, holy communion (BCP), 10am, family communion (light club), 2pm, Easter service at the old vicarage care home, meet 1.30pm.

Good Friday (March 25), 10.30am to 1pm, Messy Church, in the hall. Children are invited to bring an adult to join them for crafts and games, followed by a short children’s worship service in church and then lunch. All free. Offers of help gratefully accepted. Please contact Liz Cash on 472069 for more information, 2pm, a time of reflection and meditation to mark the events of Good Friday. Easter Day (March 27), 6.30am, a short ‘sunrise service’ in Sparken Hill Woods, 8am, holy communion (BCP), 10am, family communion. If you are attending the ‘sunrise’ service and require breakfast, contact Carole Shaw on 481319 or Matthew Butters on 530259.

The next luncheon club will be on Friday, April 1. To book your place, please call Pat on 01909 732958 by Monday, March 21. All welcome.

Cuppa, cake and company

A friendly and informal gathering for people who have been bereaved, recently or some time ago. Pop in for a cuppa, homemade cake and the company of others. Meet at St Anne’s church hall on the first or third Tuesday of the month, 2pm to 3.30pm.

March 15, April 5 and 19 and May 4 and 18.