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Click for pew sheet Sunday, 18th March 2018


Open the Book  We have now got dates for our sessions at Simonside Primary School this term, meeting at 9.30am. and finishing at 10.30am., to present a Bible story for Key Stage 1 worship.  Dates are 28 February, 14th and 21st March.  If you have not been involved before but would like to join in for a ‘taster’ session please contact Jacki Dunn or Carol Cowen.


 28 March 9am. to 1pm  Jarrow Cross School Prayer Spaces/Holy Trail

 Wednesday 21 March.  St. Hilda’s in South Shields are celebrating Lady Day at their 10.00am service, and invite anyone to join them.  We will be celebrating the Annunciation of Our Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary on Tuesday 10 April (10.00am at St Peter’s), deferred from 25th March due to Holy Week and Easter. 

Holy Week and Easter Services:

26th March      Monday in Holy Week                     Eucharist       St. John’s      7pm.

27th                 Tuesday in Holy Week                    Eucharist       St. Peter’s      7pm.

28th                 Wednesday in Holy Week              Eucharist       St. Simon’s    10am.

28th                 “The Cross of Christ”                                              St. Paul’s       7pm.

                        Service of readings, hymns and music of the Passion

The Tridium

29th                 Maundy Thursday Eucharist of the Last Supper and Stripping of the Altar followed

                        by Gethsemane Watch                                                St. Peter’s      7pm.

30th                 Good Friday    Stations of the Cross on the Scotch Estate starting at  St. John’s      10am.

                                    Liturgy of Good Friday                                     St. Paul’s       2pm.

                                    L:iturgy of Good Friday                                    St. Simon’s    2pm.

31st                  Easter Eve    Easter Vigil with Ceremonies of Easter Fire and light,  Vigil Readings, Renewal of                                                             Baptism and Eucharist                         St. Paul's      8pm           

1st April           EASTER SUNDAY Joint Festival All-age Eucharist    St. Simon’s    10am.


Farewells to Revd Lizzie:   We will be saying our formal frewells to Revd Lizzie at St Simon’s on Easter Morning and all are invited to stay on after the 10.00am service for ‘bubbly and canapés’.   We are also having a bring and share ‘faith’ supper at St John’s Hall on Friday 23rd March at 7.00pm for everyone who’d like to come and share a meal with Lizzie.  Revd Lizzie will be presiding at St Peter’s on Palm Sunday, 25th March

Monday 9 April 2pm – 4pm.  Hymnathon and Afternoon Tea at St. Peter’s.   Tickets £5.

Saturday 14 April – 9.30am for a prompt start at 10am till 12 Noon, West Harton Methodist Church.  Nurturing Spirituality in Dementia.  See poster at back of church

Confirmation  The Jarrow Deanery Confirmation Service will be in St Paul’s on Saturday 16 June at 6pm.  There is an initial meeting for all who are interested in finding out more, at Revd. Jonny’s house – St. John’s House, Iona Road, NE32 4HY – at 4pm. on Sunday 25 March.  Please contact Revd. Jonny if you would like to come and have not yet filled in a form


 Iona Trip   17-25 October 2018      There are still four places available on this 8 night trip staying in The Bishop’s House, Iona,  which is the retreat house of the Scottish Episcopal Church.   Please contact Revd Lizzie if you are interested in going or finding out more details.

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The Nine O'clock Coffee Stop
Thursdays 9am to 11am in Term time at St John's church hall, Nairn Street NE32 4HY. Pop in with your toddlers, or just by yourself, for a freshly made coffee and bacon sandwich. Speciality teas also available.
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Knit Natter & Play
Tuesdays 2pm to 4pm at St John's church hall, Nairn Street NE32 4HY. A knit group with facilities for children to play as you knit. You can knit, crochet, sew or anything else craft wise. Or just come and chat.
Open 'Knit Natter & Play'

Jarrow Lecture
An annual lecture given this year by Dr. Eric Cambridge and entitled 'Bede's Diocese'
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We have two Brownie Parks. Click for more details
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Bede's Way
The pilgrimage route joining St Paul's church, Jarrow and St Peter's church, Wearmouth - the twin churches of the Monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow
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