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The Parish of St George with St Luke & St Perran and The Parish of St Aidan A very warm welcome to today’s worship across the Team. Today, we celebrate Jesus’ resurrecon from the dead—true to plan, God’s Son came, as promised, and died for sinners, rising again and winning eternal life for all who trust Him. As a church family in South Barrow, we seek to learn more about God and encourage one another in Chrisan faith and life. If you are a visitor, and would like more details about Sunday and mid-week acvies, please pick up the Summer Programme, and a copy of our magazine, Team Talk, at the back of church today.

NEXT SUNDAY’S SERVICES 7th April 8.30am

Holy Communion at St Perran’s with Revd Horace Grainger

9.30am

Holy Communion at St Aidan’s with Alison O+o Preacher - Canon Ian Hook

11am

Holy Communion with Bapsms at St George’s with Canon Ian Hook

Thank you to those who gave and who decorated the churches so beau1fully in celebra1on of Easter—everything looks lovely!


BARROW FOODBANK During March, the Foodbank has helped 314 people, and would like to thank you for your connuing support and generosity. They are urgently in need of UHT milk and fruit juice, small bags of sugar, small boxes of tea bags, nned fruit, meat and fish - their stocks of pasta, beans, soup and rice are sufficient for the current me! From last Monday, the Ulverston satellite has been operang from Bethany Church, and the Millom satellite opens this Tuesday!

The Annual Parochial Church Mee1ngs Monday 15 April at 2 pm at St. Aidan’s Tuesday 16 April at 7pm at St. Perran’s (refreshments will served). During the meengs we shall elect Churchwardens, members to the PCC’s, two members of the Deanery Synod and appoint stewards (sidespeople). The Annual Parochial Church Meengs also provides an opportunity to be updated on the different aspects of God’s work in the parishes and Team, as well as a means of looking ahead to consider the opportunies and challenges in South Barrow and beyond. Please make the APCMs a priority in your prayers and by seeking to be present. Items for the 14th April Newsleer to Judith Cowsill at judecowsill@hotmail.co.uk or 829710 by 11th April - thanks

READINGS Acts 10:34-43 Luke 23:50-24:12


SIMPLY CHRISTIANITY

If you want to brush up on the basics of what it means to be a Chrisan, or find out more about Chrisanity, then these relaxed, informave and helpful meengs would be ideal for you.

You do not need to know anything or much about the Bible

You won’t be asked to read, pray or answer quesons

You will be given every chance to ask quesons

Our Team Rector, Gary, will help to explore the following quesons:

23rd April 30th April 7th May 13th May 21st May

Who is Jesus? Why did Jesus come? What did Jesus achieve? What does it mean to repent? What does it mean to believe?

These informal meengs will be at The Rectory, 98 Roose Road, at 7.30 pm unl no later than 9pm. If you are interested in coming along to these ‘refresher’ meengs, please chat to Gary in church or on 01229 877367. Those considering confirmaon are invited to a+end Simply Chrisanity to prepare for this important step.


This Week in South Barrow Wednesday 3rd NO Midweek Holy Communion service - resumes 10th March Thursday 4th 11.30am Funeral - Gordon DICKENS St. Aidan’s, then Thorncliffe 2pm St. George’s Women’s Fellowship St. George’s Hall - Jill Jepson During Holy Week, St. George’s Primary created six ‘staons’, depicng the events from Palm Sunday to Easter Day. These ‘staons’, all thoughPully displayed, are located throughout the school, and all pupils and staff have spent me thinking, reflecng and praying, in order to ‘Experience Easter’. I thought that members of our congregaon would appreciate what the children have done, and Mrs. Kent has kindly invited us into school on Monday 15th April between 11am and noon. This will also be an opportunity to look around the school - perhaps for the first me since it was renovated. Do go along if you can - it would be a great encouragement to the children and staff, and a blessing to you. Gary

Collect for Easter Sunday God of glory, by the raising of your Son, you have broken the chains of death and hell; fill your Church with faith and hope, for a new day has dawned and the way to life stands open in our Saviour Jesus Christ - Amen. Please pray for… Our worship over Easter and give thanks to God for Jesus’ victory over sin and death, and for His giN of eternal life. Fruit from the Lent meengs, and give thanks for the opportunity to explore what it means to be ‘Disciples Together’. Our Queen - give thanks that God has giNed her with a long life, lived out in Chrisan faith and service; pry for godliness among those in authority. the recently bereaved, especially family and friends of Elsie Fisher, Gordon Dickens and Eleanor Murphy - and those who are unwell, and those who care for them. *If you know someone who is unwell and would appreciate prayer please give their names to either Gary, Jo or Judy Cowsill.

Have you been confirmed? There is to be a Confirmaon Service in South Barrow on Sunday 16 June 2013 by the Bishop of Penrith. Adults and young people (school year 9 and upwards) who wish to confirm their faith in Jesus Christ please contact Gary.


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