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Your church needs your financial support

 If you missed the Stewardship talk last Sunday, please read it on the website under ‘Giving to KPC’.  Please send in your response forms soon - thanks to all who have already responded.

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Women’s Curry Night

Thursday 11 April at Lloyds Restaurant at 7.30pm. Claire Carter will be talking about food waste and impact on the environment. £15 per ticket, available from Rachel: heselden_1@hotmail.com or 07547 169636.

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Vicar Recruitment Process

Many MANY thanks for all the prayers and support that went into the interview process.  Candidates were incredibly appreciative of the welcome they were given and, despite the challenges of the two days, had a real sense of support from our family.  In answer to...

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APCM: Papers and PCC nominations

Our Annual Parochial Church Meeting is this Wednesday 27 March 2019 at 8pm in St John’s Hall.  We look forward to seeing you there if possible. The papers for the meeting are available at the back of church.  You are welcome to take a pack today; please bring it with...

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Palm Sunday

Our next combined service at 10.30am is on 14 April (Palm Sunday). We will not be having a ‘Bring and Share’ lunch following this service, instead we are encouraging people to ‘Bunch to Lunch’. There will be sign-up sheets available after church starting today and we...

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Men’s Curry night

‘Is it Au Revoir?’ Thursday 28 March – 7.30pm. Lloyds Restaurant. Not to be missed!! Speaker: Colin Knight. Full details on the Church website. Tickets £15. Great food, atmosphere and thought provoking talk.  An ideal event to bring friends to.  Advance booking...

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Have you been baptised and/or confirmed?

We are planning immersion baptisms for those who have not been baptised as infants on Easter Sunday (21 April) at KPC followed by a confirmation service (hosted at St Alphege) on the evening of Wednesday 22 May. Please contact one of the clergy if you are interested...

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Other News

Easter Goodies

Enjoy a morning of Easter Family Fun, craft activities, Easter trail and bacon baps. Saturday 13 April, 9.30-11am St John’s Hall. Places are limited and you must book. Family Ticket £5 from Anna Johansson ajoh74@yahoo.co.uk  07759 660320

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Knowle KnitWits

Monday 25 March in the Guild House, 2-4pm.  Everyone is welcome so bring your knitting and enjoy an afternoon with refreshments.

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Has God equipped you to be a treasurer? 

Within this diocese there are small churches that haven’t been able to find a treasurer, which means the Vicar ends up doing the role taking them away from their primary calling. Do you feel able to offer to do the role as part of your missional calling? If interested...

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Churches Together

Christians from all the local churches are distributing hot cross buns (together with a card entitled 'Finding Jesus' and listing our churches) to commuters at Dorridge Satation early on Wednesday 17 April from 6-8am (in half hour stints) and will be preparing them...

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St Anne’s cottage

will be opened up every Sunday morning between the end of the 9.15am service and the beginning of the 11am service. You will not need the key! This is to enable people to chat/pray away from the busyness of St John’s Hall or to continue conversations, possibly started...

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Thank you

Many thanks to Rachel Heselden and her team of helpers for organising the Women’s Day last Saturday. It was really appreciated by those who came.

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climate change/reducing waste

Claire Carter has put together a resource on her Facebook page therealmealdeal.com called #climateactionlentchallenge. Every day around 7.30am she posts a tip about making a difference to climate change/reducing waste. She hopes it will inspire people to make a...

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Archbishop of York’s prayer for the current situation in Parliament. God of eternal love and power, Save our Parliamentary Democracy; Protect the High Court of Parliament and all its members from partiality and prejudice; That they may walk humbly the path of...

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Youth Team notices

Youth Alpha: Baptism/Confirmation preparation course and introduction to the Christian Faith. Running every Wednesday in the Youth Room from Wednesday 20 March to 15 May, 7-9pm. Food provided. Elderberry Blacks Youth Cafe: Monday 25 March 6-8pm. Tickets £1. See...

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