18 Feb – Jane Bell & Alison Causby
25 Feb – Jane Bell & Lynn Long
18 Feb – Helen S., Elizabeth McK., Elaine E.
25 Feb – George & Sadie McC., Roberta W.
18 Feb – Gary & Ben L.
25 Feb – Gary & Ben L.
11.30am – 12.30pm
Bowls (1st Ards, home)
Coffee-Morning – see below
Informal Prayer Time
Tots ‘n’ Toddlers
Singing Practice – see below
Football & Fellowship – see below
Bowls (Club Night)
Informal Prayer Time
COFFEE MORNING – everyone is welcome to come along. All proceeds will support our B.B. Company.
SINGING PRACTICES for Easter will resume on Tuesday 20th February in the Kerr Hall at 7.45pm. All singers are very welcome, whether you have previous experience or not.
NEXT SUNDAY 25th FEBRUARY
10.45am Prayer Meeting
11.30am Rev. Jeff McWatters
7-8pm Informal Service in the Welcome Area
8-9pm YF Chill Hour
Jeff will be on holiday from Friday 9th – Friday 16th Feb. inclusive. Very Rev. Dr. Roy Patton will be providing pastoral cover. Please contact Fiona Boyle in the first instance on 91812825/ 07974180321 if pastoral assistance is required.
Articles are now requested for the Spring edition of the church magazine. These should be e-mailed, as soon as possible, to the church office or the editor at email@example.com and before Monday 19th February.
A new TEA/COFFEE ROTA is displayed on the Coffee Bar noticeboard.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
WAGWAM ROLLER DISCO – Youth Club are hosting the Wigwam roller disco (roller skating, disco music and disco lights) on Saturday 3rd March from 6.45 – 8.15pm. Parents must sign a separate form to allow their children to participate – these are available on the table in the Welcome Area. Other games, activities and tuck shop will be running as well. Youth Club is for anyone in P6- Year 10 so come along and bring your friends.
The A.G.M. will be on Wednesday 7th March (time to be confirmed).
FOOD & FELLOWSHIP SOUP LUNCH on Wednesday 14th March at 12.45pm.
SCRIPTURE UNION CAMPS AND MISSIONS – see the poster on the Church Entrance noticeboard for details of dates and locations for 18 residential camps (age 8-18) and 25 day-activity missions (age 4-18) or go to www.suni.org.uk In addition to attending as a camper, anyone aged 17+ can volunteer as a team leader (apply online at www.sunivolunteering.co.uk by 9th April.
Christian Aid Annual Inter-Church Table Quiz will take place on Friday 16th February in St Mark’s Parish Centre.
The Mayor of Ards and North Down, Councillor Robert Adair, invites you to “An evening of Gospel Music with Sue Dodge” at Glenmachan Church of God, Belfast on Thursday 22nd February at 7.30pm. Tickets £10. See the flyer on the noticeboard in the Church Entrance for more information.
Free information sessions will be held in Room 1, Londonderry Park Pavilion, Portaferry Road from 7-9pm, for anyone who has a family member of friend with dementia: Thursday 15th March: Dementia and the Law with solicitor Michael Graham; Thursday 22nd March: Palliative Care and Dementia with Lynda Dementia Support Worker Williams; and Thursday 29th March: What is Dementia with Consultant Dr Anderson. More information is available by phone 91810083 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
LEARN TO SAIL course for beginners will be held on Tuesday evenings at 7pm in May and June. Cost is £160 which includes supply of all equipment. Visit www.newtownardssailingclub.co.uk if you are interested or ask in the Church Office for an application form.
OFFICE – Please email announcements etc this week before Thursday. If you, or someone you know, is going into hospital, please let the office know.