Parish News: Sunday 28th February 2016

Norma Jones – Rest in Peace

This weekend we pray for the soul of Norma Jones whose niche will be hallowed in the Columbarium at 11am today. We pray also for her family, and for all who mourn.

The Season of Lent

Funeral customaries are available at the back of church for those who would like to make use of one during this Lenten season. Please take this liturgy booklet home with you, there are Lenten intercessions printed in this booklet for use in your daily devotions.

Discussing the Sermon – Baptised into Christ: Thursday 3rd March at 6 pm

Please join us on Thursday at 6 pm to discuss the question, “will you proclaim by word and example the good news of God in Christ?” The session will follow on from this weekend’s sermon and will be led by Father David. Please join us in church at 5.30 pm for Evening Prayer before our discussion if you are able.

Healing Mass & Stations of the Cross: 4th March

You are most welcome to join us for the First Friday Healing Mass at 10.30am on Friday 4th March, followed by refreshments. On Friday evening, we walk together the Stations of the Cross in the Church at 6pm. You are welcome to join us.

World Day of Prayer: Friday 4th March at 2 pm

This service will be held at Saint Peter’s on Friday 4th March at 2 pm. This is an ecumenical service with 4 other churches in our area participating. Father David and Jesse will feature in a role play as Jesus and Peter. We encourage you to support us and join with us for afternoon tea in the hall.

The Lady in the Van – Sunday 6th March at 3.30pm

The Saint Peter’s Fundraising Group invites you to the “hugely entertaining, big-hearted and funny” film ‘The Lady in the Van’ starring Maggie Smith. $25 includes admission,
pizza, wine and fruit juice. Please sign up at the back of Church today. Monies can be placed in a labelled envelope in the Offertory, or contact Judi Moore.

Saint Peter’s Mission Pigs

If you did not bring your Mission Pig to the Mission lunch for emptying, please do so in the next couple of weeks. Thank you for your faithful support of our mission partners!

An Invitation to Join the Choir

The choir will be holding rehearsals for our Palm Sunday Choral Service, beginning this Tuesday evening. The rehearsals will be held each Tuesday evening from 7.30-9pm until 15th March. After this, the choir will return to practicing from 7-8pm on every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. All are welcome to come take part in our choir!