The Church of England - Diocese of Chichester
Weekdays at St Nicholas'
Tuesday - 6.30 pm - Eucharist (Common Worship)
Wednesday - 10.00 am Eucharist (BCP)
Friday - 12.00 md - Eucharist (CW)
Sunday 30 June 2013 - The Fifth Sunday after Trinity
8.00 am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)
10.00 am Parish Eucharist
Dates for your Diary
22 June - Saturday - 2.00 pm - Tortington Tea Party
23 June - Sunday - 3.00 pm - South Stoke Festival Service and Tea
13 July - Saturday - Summer Fete at St Nicholas
21 July - Sunday - 4.00 pm - Tortington Patronal Festival Service
Spiritual Reading Group
The next meeting will be this Wednesday, 19 June, in the VEstry at 7.00 pm. All are welcome to attend.
Help is wanted to clean and tidy the interior of the church and the garden on Saturday next, 22 June, from 9.15am. Please bring cleaning or gardening equipment.
Tortington Tea Party
This event on Saturday 22 June, from 2.00 pm, is organised as part of the Churches Conservation Trust celebration. It is open to people of all ages. Tea, cake and soft drinks will be available and visitors can enjoy the beautiful church and grounds . During the afternoon there will be musical items performed by the Arundel singers.
Summer Festival Service at South Stoke - next Sunday, 23 June
All are welcome to attend the Summer Festival Service at St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, at 3.00 pm. The Service will be followed by High Taa in the barn. Come and see South Stoke at its best.
Classes for adults and children (ten years and older) will be starting soon. Please notify the office or Fr David in writing if you wish to prepare for Confirmation this year. Please give full name and date of birth and indicate whther you have been baptised.
This year's Fete is to be held at St Nicholas' on Saturday 13 July. The theme is the 1950s. There will be the usual stalls and donation points will be annonced nearer to the time: meanwhile do start collecting items. Anyone with ideas for stalls or with offers of help should contact Alison Wilkinson on 07771 842323 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember those lovely Mothering Sunday primroses? The Molica family grew those and, come the summer, they will have cucumbers, basil, lettuce, pak choi, tomatoes, cut herbs, to say nothing of bedding geraniums, salvia, petunias, marigolds, and lobelia for sale. Take the Lyminster to Wick Road and, opposite The Six Bells, turn right down Old Mead Road. The nursery, GF Molica: Torri Nursery is at the end of the third lane on the left. Telephone 01903 717140.
Exceptional value Toyota Yaris for sale. Excellent condition. 9,500 miles only, serviced regularly, MOT passed recently. Professionally valued at £6,700, £5,500-£5,900 private sale. Anyone interested please telephone 01903 882441.
St Nicholas' 'Park and Ride' Service
The Arundel Surgery has agreed to allow those attending our Sunday worship to park in the Surgery car park in Canada Road. The Community Bus will pick up people from the Arundel Surgery car park at 9.20 am to bring them to church and will then return them to the Surgery car park after the service.
Jill Haydon would like pictures or magazine articles of the enthronement of the Archbishop of Canterbury to send to a link vicar in Nigeria. Telephone Jill on 01903 882577 or send to South Stoke Farm, Arundel BN18 9PF.
Sainsbury's Active Kid Vouchers
Please hand these vouchers into the office and we will pass them onto the school.
Communion at The Priory takes place on the second Thursday of the month at 12pm. All are welcome and your support would be appreciated.
'A Christmas Carol'
DVDs of this performance are now on sale for £8.00 from the Parish Office.
The Sunday Group needs a small filing cabinet. If you have one that you no longer need then please email email@example.com or contact the Parish Office.
Coronation Jubilee Family Party
On Sat 20th April 7pm with The Alternatives at the Cathedral Centre, organised by the Arundel-Stegaurach link.
Mission Possible-the restoration of our church building
Please pray daily:
* for the ministry of St Nicholas Church both locally and in all our wider endeavours;
* that the necessary funds will be raised to complete our restoration project;
* for wisdom from God in all of our decision making and planning; and
* for safety and security for all those working on the site.
The Tuesday evening Eucharist now takes place at 6.30pm, an hour earlier than formerly.
Glasses, Crockery and Cutlery
People wishing to borrow items from the kitchen for their own events should do so through the Parish Office. Equipment that is required for fundraising and social activities at St Nicholas has gone astray.
We need quality raffle gifts to be used as prizes for our fund-raising events. If you can help then please bring items into the parish office.
Please bring any used or unwanted cards i.e. Birthday, Anniversary, Blank, New Baby etc. to the Parish Office for recycling into saleable cards.
The Alternatives' CD
Our band The Alternatives has produced a CD entitled 'With Best Intentions'. It's available free for just a £10 donation to well-deserving charities. Please ask a member of the band for more details
Parish Office Hours
Please note that the Parish Office is open Tuesday - Friday, 9am - 2pm.
Please do not forget that the Service Sheet, Sanctuary Candle and Flower Fund are available for sponsorship on a weekly basis. It's a great way to mark a special event or occasion. Please ask in the office for more details.
'After Eight' Coffee
A cup of Coffee (or Tea) is now available after the Sunday 8.00 am Service
Toddler and Baby Group
The group meets on Friday mornings during term- time, 9.15-10.45. More helpers would be welcome: if you or anyone you know is able to give one Friday morning a month please speak to Mary Butler.
Charity Commission No: 1134404