Weekly news for 25.4.21

Dear Friends

Do please also check in with the facebook page www.facebook.com/ccpitsmoor/   and website  www.pitsmoor.church/  during the week as things do change!

A little word

So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are citizens with the saints and also members of the household of God, built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone. In him the whole structure is joined together and grows into a holy temple in the Lord; in whom you also are built together spiritually into a dwelling-place for God.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ephesians 2.19-22

With nationalism on the rise around the globe the New Testament is a healthy antidote. Citizenship is not about birth right, or accident of birth, nor about something you can buy. Where we truly belong is all about to whom we belong. Christ as cornerstone; brothers and sisters as accompanying bricks; God dwelling in, amongst us.

Things to pray for

  • Give thanks for one another, together a spiritual home.
  • for race relations and justice near and far. Action not just words.
  • for our diocese: Bishops Pete & Sophie, Archdeacons Malcom & Javaid, Dioc Secretary Katie.

Services

In-Church worship Sunday at 9am. Service of Morning Worship.

Numbers are limited, social distancing and face coverings apply. Sorry still no singing!

10.30am Morning Worship on Zoom

We are continuing our on-line services. This link will be the same every week.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89030249289?pwd=dTdneVo3L0RreVdSYm15MGF2OHlwQT09

Meeting ID: 890 3024 9289  Passcode: 238289

Alternatively, for audio only, you can phone in to this number: 0203 901 7895, and follow the instructions.

This week’s reading is: Psalm 23.

To ponder before the service – what really blesses you? When have you really been aware of God blessing you?

Electoral Roll revision and APCM

In advance of our annual meeting the Electoral Roll is being revised. The formal notice can be found here https://www.pitsmoor.church/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Untitled.jpg

This is the annual update where you can join if you are not already on it.

Please put the APCM date in your diaries. Weds 26 May 7pm. Further info will follow nearer the time.

Coffee break is taking a break

Christ Church Coffee break – is having a rest.

Funeral of Nerva Kidd

The funeral of our dear friend Nerva is on Thursday (29) at 12 noon. Numbers are still limited to 30 invited by the family. If you would like to join in, it will be live-streamed on the church facebook page. If that is not possible, why not hold a moment to remember Nerva and pray for her family whilst we are in church.

Eco-Church news

For our next Eco award, it is suggested that we draw up a management plan for our Church yard.  If you are involved, or would like to be involved, please contact Sara and I will aim for us to have a get-together the week after next.

Earlier week’s news

Previous editions of this news update are on the website if you can’t find it in your in-box.       

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