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Click for pew sheet Sunday, 17th June 2018


We are planning to get together a group of volunteers to help maintain the grounds and gardens at St. John’s.  If you feel you have some time to offer we are meeting on Saturday 16th June between 10am. and 12 Noon.  Further  information from Carol Cowen.

Confirmation  The Jarrow Deanery Confirmation Service will be in St Paul’s on Saturday 16 June at 6pm.  

We are looking for volunteers from across our churches to provide and serve refreshments (finger buffet)  after the service.  With a total of 20 candidates from across the deanery we expect to be quite a crowd!  Please sign up today if you can help.   There will be a Deanery choir for the service - all singers are invited to join - rehearsal Sunday 10 June at 3.15pm in St Paul’s.

9 O’clock Coffee Stop.  Thursdays 9.00am. – 11.00am. is our weekly open house drop in at St  John the Baptist Church Hall.  All are welcome for coffee/teas and chat, all ages welcome. 

Saturday 16 June – 6pm.  Deanery Confirmation Service at St. Paul’s.  Come and support those in our Parish who are being confirmed.

Monday 18th June 2.00pm Meeting of the Mission Group at St Peter’s House.    Open to new members who would like to help steer our way forward.

Tuesday 19 June 11.00am  Meeting at St Peter’s to plan All-age service for 1 July .  Please come along if you are able - whether or not you have been involved before.

Wednesday 20th June 7.00pm  St Paul’s Congregation Meeting - at St Peter’s Community Room.  For all who want to participate in developing the church and its community.

Monday 25 June – 2.15pm. Meeting at St. Peter’s to discuss holiday provision (activities/food) as a possible sequel to what we previously called “Sunshine Gems”.  Please come along if you want the parish to offer something this summer (however small) or speak to one of the clergy if you are unable to be there.

 Monday 25 June – PGS Launch  7.00pm. in St. Peter’s Church.  Bishop Paul is coming to launch the scheme for the northern half of the diocese.  Anyone is welcome to attend.

 Saturday 30 June – 3pm. to 6pm. Barbecue at St. John’s.   Raffle, Tombola, Bottle Stall.  Tickets £5 available from Dorothy Lamb.

Sunday 1 July 10.00am   Saint Peter’s Day  All-age Service   10.00am  St Peter’s.


 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.


PRE-ADVENT RETREAT at Shepherd’s Dene Retreat House, Riding Mill, led by Bishop Mark – 28th to 30th November 2018  48 hours from Wednesday afternoon to Friday afternoon.  £140.00 per person.  Places are limited so please sign up early if you would like to join in.  £40 deposit payable by 15th July.  Any places still vacant at 15 July will be offered to the wider Deanery.  An opportunity for some silence and stillness before the busy days of December.