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St Anne's enjoys working hard and playing hard together as a church family. Therefore there are regular events for the family to get involved in which are listed on the left. However, the regular weekly newsletter items will be posted below to give an overall feel of what is happening at our church.
Items for the Julian Trust to be placed in the basket at the back of church please. specifically requested are: UHT milk, tinned tomatoes, tinned tuna, squash, tinned custard, margarine and washing powder. With the darker, colder nights now they would appreciate gifts of blankets & sleeping bags in addition to food to assist Bristol's homeless & rough sleepers.
For those of the congregation who attend the Sunday 9.00 am service you are asked to note that on the 3rd and 5th Sundays of the month this will be a reflective Morning Prayer service rather than the usual Communion. Your continued support to the service will be greatly appreciated.
We are still much in need of extra help for cleaning the Orchard Rooms. This is done on a rota basis so that the rooms are kept presentable for church and other users. We are only asking for a couple of hours every month, so if you feel you can help, please speak to Linda Summers, Bob Kilmaster, or a warden to ﬁnd out more, or offer help.
The “St Anne’s Shed” (our churchyard working party) meets every Monday @ 1.30pm
Sunday 18th February - Please note that there is no Messy Church today.
Tuesday 20th February - Coffee and Chat in the Church Hall.
Wednesday 21st February - Mother's Union meets at 2.00pm in the Church Hall.
Tuesday 27th February at 10.30am is KRASH Club for parents/carers and pre-school children. We meet in the Orchard Rooms and is great fun for everyone, do come along if you can!
Friday 2nd March, 2.00pm at Unity Methodist Church will be a service to celebrate International Women's World Day of Prayer. If you would like to be part of a wave of prayer going around the world, please contact Becky Reynolds.
Sunday 4th March at 10.30am is our next Celebrate service at UCLG.
Saturday 17th March - Skittles & Ploughmans at Longwell green Community Centre. 5-8pm for families and 7-10pm for adults. Details to follow.
Thursday 29th March at 7.00pm. Maundy Thursday service at St Anne's. A presentation on the history etc. of the Ecce Homo painting by B.E. Murillo, now in the Old Masters Gallery at Bristol City Museum. This will be followed by a short refelection on the suffering portrayed - appropriate on the eve of Good Friday.
The Annual Parochial Meeting will take place at St Anne's on Sunday 15th April, following the 10.30am service.
This year we will be running a general Alpha Course for people who want to find out more about the Christian faith. The course starts on 22nd April at 7.00pm in the Orchard Rooms. If you are interested in this, or want more information, please talk to a minister.
HOPE 2018 - in April 2018 about 800 young volunteers will be taking on some local care & outreach projects, 400 of these will be from outside Bristol. St Anne's is to be involved in this by hosting a group and identifying local projects for them. Please pray for this and watch out for more details.
The Church Weekend Away at Brunel Manor has been booked for 5th to 7th October 2018. We need to get an idea of numbers wishing to attend as soon as possible and there is a form at the back of the church for you to indicate your interest. To help you decide there are also brochures to take away. The cost for food and room is £139pp, Children 0-5 years Free, 6-12 years £34.75p, 13-17 years £69.50p. If you wish to spread the cost this can be arranged through Molly. Please sign up as soon as possible - you are assured of an enjoyable time!
Please send any items for notices to Richard at email@example.com Items to be sent by Wednesday 6.00pm please.