Weekly news for 23.4.23

Dear Friends

A link to the APCM papers is included.

A little word

Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.                                                                      Psalm 34.14 (NIV)

Last Sunday I thought about the peace that Jesus offers to his followers. Today at our mid-week service we thought about Psalm 34. David wrote it reflecting upon a time of trouble, and yet he encourages us to turn not inwards but outwards. Peace here, is an active thing, something we chase after. As followers of Jesus, we are called to be peacemakers in the world. O how much the world needs that calling.

Things to pray for

  • Give thanks for the deep eternal peace we can find in Jesus.
  • For peacemakers around the world, and the places they are called to.
  • For those who will step up to serve us as our church officers.


Sunday Gathering at 9.15am.  

Holy Communion at 10.30am with CoGs group for Children. 

This week’s readings are: Acts 2.14,36-41 and Luke 24.13-35 

Refreshments to follow.   

Sunday evening at 7pm

Reflective Service on Love

10am on Thursday  

Holy Communion, followed by Lunch Club in the Welcome Centre.


Next Sunday is our APCM after the service. The paperwork can be found here


If you cannot access this, there are a few paper copies at the back of church.

We still need some nominations, most particularly for Churchwarden!

We need to elect two Churchwardens and two deputy Churchwardens; these are annual elections.

This is the year to elect two members of the Deanery Synod for a three-year term.

There are also three places on the PCC for a three-year term.

Please be thinking and praying about who might stand for those positions. Nomination forms with all the details about who can stand are on the welcome desk. 

Church chairs

We have got four sample chairs to look at. Try sitting on them and picking them up. I would be interested in your thoughts. The fabric ones come in many colours so don’t be swayed by that alone.                       

Keeping up

Reminders of contact details:

Maureen (for admin queries).    office@pitsmoor.church, 07765 232789.

Pip (for everything else!).             vicar@pitsmoor.church, 07799944436.

Earlier news

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