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NEWS  HIGHLIGHTS

March 2020

COMING SOON

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THREE MORE LENTEN REFLECTIONS

Sunday March 15thWho do you say that I am? – Matthew 16: 13-16 & 21  Speaker Dr. Sue Greener.

Sunday March 22nd  - Are you Asleep?  Mark 14: 32-38  Speaker: George Dearsley ( Irena Byron is now unable to do it)

Sunday March 29th  Do you love me? John 231: 15-17

Speaker Rev. Andy Caldwell.

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CTH &D and also the Street Pastors will have stalls at the Annual Parish Meeting in the Community Centre on April 6th at 6.30 pm. Come to  see and hear what is going on locally.

 

GOOD FRIDAY  APRIL 10TH  Walk of Witness beginning at Union Church at 11.00am , walking along the High Street and finishing again at Union Church, followed by hot cross buns and coffee for everyone in the church hall.

CTH & D AGM Wednesday April 29th.7.30 pm. at Cross-in Hand Methodist Church . All are welcome. The speaker will be Jo Wallwark from Nat West Bank on Scam awareness.

VE DAY Service Sunday May 10th  6.00 pm. at All Saints’ Old Heathfield, ‘ Prom Praise’ for all the community. Watch for posters about this event and others nearer the time.

Christian Aid ‘Big Brekkie ‘May 16th 8.30 am.at Union Church. No advance payment but please let Sue Mumford know if you intend to come.  or 01580 819415 by the week before.

Heathfield Show – we will soon need to recruit volunteers to help man our stand at the show this year.  Please consider whether you could give two hours to help with this really  valuable outreach. Contact Jane Woodgate if you are willing to help.     01435 882856

Prayer Requests from Members of the Forum

Welcome Baptist asked for prayer for their monthly ‘Messy Church’ and other ‘messy’ things (Messy Mums, Messy Toddlers etc.) which take place  on a regular basis.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 This is a big outreach to young families in the community.

Pray for a good turnout of non-believers and a good talk by Jonathan Aitkin at Punnetts Town Village Hall on March 20th at 7.30 pm.

Pray that the coronavirus will not adversely affect our Easter services and church attendance afterwards. Pray that people will offer practical help to anyone ill or self -isolating or just phone to cheer up people who may be feeling lonely in their isolation.

Pray for the staff and families of pupils at Broad Oak School which, it has now been decided, will close at the end of this school year.

Pray for more volunteers to be Prayer Pastors to support the Street Pastors on Fridays.