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Women’s Breakfast at Neston Methodist Church.

The next Women’s Breakfast at Neston Methodist Church will be on Sat 14th Sept, 8.30 am for a 9 am start. The speaker will be Father Sixtus Adejo, the Roman Catholic Chaplain to Liverpool Prison, speaking on his role and prison visiting. Do join us for a special Continental Breakfast, fellowship and an interesting talk.

   R.S.V.P. by Thurs 12th Sept to help with catering numbers by email to :- annekitchener@googlemail.com  or by phone to Len Sloan, Lay Pastor, on 0151 336 7501.

Graham Kendrick, song-writer and performer Saturday, October 5th at Thornton Hall Hotel 8.00 am Shine Jesus Shine, Knowing You, the Servant King and Amazing Love, are worship songs famous round the world.
Graham will be talking and performing at the next in the quarterly series of inspirational Christian speakers and it is bound to book up quickly. 
Cooked breakfast costs £11.00 and you can book at 0151 347 5658 or www.wirralbreakfast.co.uk. The idea is for groups to sit together, so, when you’re asked, say ‘Neston Parish’, and we can share each other’s company. Helpful to know if you’re coming.Robin Hughes0151 336 3675 robin_hughes@talktalk.net

KEEP UP THE RECYCLING!   Kath Roberts is busy sorting through your offerings of crisp packets, stamps, bread bags and hard plastics (pens, toothpaste tubes & brushes). Some people seem surprised that it is worth recycling Plastic milk tops separately, but they are worth more when sold this way. Just pop these things in the box at the back of the church.                                                                          Thanks, Rev  Judith

DEANERY PILGRIMAGE Saturday 7th September 9.30am - 4.00pm
This time we will be visiting places of worship in Liverpool, including the Cast Iron Church, the Nordic Church, St Anthony of Egypt and the ancient hamlet and the chapel of Toxteth. the cost of the coach to be provided by the Deanery. Please book early as places are limited.
Richard Lewis in Parish Office 336 5346 or nestonparishoffice@gmail.com 

Parish News up-dates
If you or any parish group have any news, topics, updates for Prayer & Action please forward them to Angela Klabou on 336 6312 or klabou@btinternet.com or place your information into the Parish Church Letter Box or Letter Rack near the West End Bushell Gates.
For the Parish News and website contact Terry 336 4492 or terryabel@talktalk.net 
It is so important to let our parishioners know what is going on in the church and the parish.

CHURCH GARDEN PARTY Sat 3rdAug  2-5pm at St Michael's
Tickets are £5 and include food and a glass of Bucks Fizz on arrival.
The location means that if the weather is bad we can be indoors.                                  
Carol Stott 336 1312


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             Thanks to AboutMyArea                                                    


Thanks to everyone who helped with our recent House to House collection during Christian Aid Week. The total for the whole area hasn't come through yet, but the three churches in our own Parish raised altogether £931.72

(St M&St H - £569.39   St Michaels - £106.83   St Thomas - £255.50). Well Done!

Although the total was less than in previous years it's a wonderful amount to have raised in just a week - we only had 9 collectors altogether, as a number of our regular helpers were away or ill. Again, thank you, especially from the mums-to-be in Sierra Leone who will have life-saving new clinics to be built with the money this year.  The young woman, Jebbah, who featured on the envelopes did have a safe delivery - a baby boy. His life was saved as he was ill for a time after his birth, but Jebbah was able to use the new clinic that had just been built to access medical care. He is now a healthy, happy 4-month-old.

Neston Ladies Walk Day Thursday 6th June 2019  Parish Choir 
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[thanks to AboutMy Area]



Bishop Peter will be retiring from the Diocese at the end of September after more than 22 years in the post. To give thanks for his ministry to us, there will be a Farewell Eucharist at Chester Cathedral on Sat 20 July at 11 am. Bishop Peter will preside and preach; the service will be followed by a simple reception in the Cloisters, Garth and Refectory. This service is the opportunity for the Diocese and church members to give our own thanks, The Dean is offering tickets to every parish in the Diocese on a first-come-first-served basis. Each parish is asked to coordinate its request (including clergy). If you wish to go please let me know by 10 am on Wed 19th June. Richard Lewis  nestonparishoffice@gmail.com or 336 5346 (answerphone) 

Gifts/donations of electrical items.
Without appearing ungrateful for donations or gifts of electrical items i.e. toasters, microwaves, hoovers etc to our churches. Now because of Health and Safety, we can not accept such items without a PAT certificate. please visit:-
https://www.pat.org.uk/is-pat-testing-a-legal-requirement/                    Terry - Church Warden

Alan, our Vicar will be on Sabbatical from 1st May until 31st July. We assure him of our prayers during this period. Please direct your queries and information to our other clergy and wardens. Thank you                                            All of us

We can recycle the following items via our very own Kath at St Michael's: Old toothbrush tubes and toothbrushes; Contact lenses; Pringle tubes and lids; Pens, biros, markers, felt tips and correction fluid; Printer cartridges, milk bottle tops, and stamps. Could each church please put a box out to collect these items and let us know when you have some.             Thanks, Carol 336 1312




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