ST. PEGA’S CHURCH NEWSLETTER

CHURCH OPENING TIMES

St. Pega’s Church is now open each day from 10.30am until 4.00pm.  You are welcome to come in for private prayer or just to enjoy the peace and tranquillity. The Food Bank box is available for donations at the back of the church by the font. All church services are on the notice board by the front gate of the church.

CHURCH SERVICES IN NOVEMBER AT ST. PEGA’S

Sunday 21st November – Morning Prayer at 10.30am

Sunday 28th November – Worship4All Cafe-Style (to include making Christingles) with St. Benedict’s Church in Peakirk Village Hall at 10.30am

DECEMBER/CHRISTMAS SERVICES AT ST. PEGA’S

Wednesday 1st December – Lighting of the Christmas Tree, followed by hot chocolate and cookies and a few carols at 6.00pm.

Sunday 5th December         – Evensong at 6.00pm

Sunday 12th December       – Holy Communion at 10.30am

Sunday 19th December       – Morning Prayer with Carols at 10.30am, followed by   Mince Pies.

Tuesday 21st December      – Benefice  Carol Service with the choir at St. Peter’s Church, Maxey at 7.00pm

Saturday 25th December     – Christmas Day Family Communion Service at 10.30am

Sunday 26th December       – Benefice Holy Communion at St. Stephen’s Etton at 10.30am

 MOBILE LIBRARY

  The mobile library van will be at the village hall from 12noon until 12 30pm on the following Thursdays :    18th November16th December, 13th January and 10th February.

This is a reduced number of visits compared to pre-covid and on a Thursday rather than Saturday as before, which will make it less accessible for those at work or school. This is a great service which I hope you will be able to use and promote to others.

SUPPORT FOR AFGHANS AND OTHER FAMILIES IN NEED IN PETERBOROUGH

St. Pega’s is supporting the Benefice-wide initiative to help Afghan families (and others) being resettled in this area and especially at Christmas time. There is a box at the back of the church for donations (by 5th December please), next to the Food Bank Box. Suggested items are as follows: 

Toiletries – soap, shower gel etc., for any sex and age; hairbrushes, combs, hair bobbles etc., (new please), small hand knitted items – hats, gloves, mittens; knitted cuddly toys (please use safe stuffing and avoid things like wobbly eyes for Health & Safety reasons).

MESSY CHURCH NINE BRIDGES BENEFICE

Messy Church is held on the first Sunday afternoon in the month in Peakirk Village Hall from 3pm to 4pm. It welcomes everyone of all ages – young and not so young. If you would like to know more, please contact: Jane Harris: 9bridgescommunications@gmail.com or telephone: 01733 574311.

Sheila Lever

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