Hest Bank United Reformed Church

 

Hest Bank

Please note that the Good Friday service will start at 9.15 a.m. not the usual 9.30 a.m.

NISCU

On the 9th of June the service will be taken by Mr. Derek Estill from the NISCU, which is the Northern Inter Schools Christian Union. There will be no Junior church on that day, the children will stay in church.

Strawberry Tea

Once more we have to thank Jacqui and Peter Millard for opening their home and garden. Not only did they hold the Christian Aid coffee morning at their home but once more they are allowing us to use it for the Strawberry Tea on Sunday June 30th. Tickets will be on sale shortly at £5, but if you would like to come and haven't bought a ticket you will be welcome to pay at the door. Do come and along and enjoy views across the canalfrom Jacqui and Peter's home, and indulge in some scones with homemade strawberry jam and lashings of cream.

Visit to Jodrell Bank & Quinta Arboretum

A very exciting Church outing has been planned by Chris Fox (822779) and Andrew Wogan (822912) to the Jodrell Bank Discovery centre on Tuesday August 20th. Travel to the Centre will be by coach, leaving the Memorial Hall at 8.15 and returning at 5 p.m. The cost of the coach plus admission to Jodrell Bank is £25 for Adults and £10 for children (Under 4's go free.) Chris or Andy have forms to be completed and handed in, the closing date is Sunday 11th August. There will be a Telescope Walking Tour at 11.45 and again at 1.30 with a Guide to explain its fascinating history and ground breaking research.

More information can be obtained by going to the website :- www.jodrellbank.net.

There is a café on site, but it might be a bit expensive so it might be a good idea to bring a packed lunch with you.

In the afternoon we will visit the Quinta Arboretum and the village of Swettenham, with a nice country pub.

Chris and Andy have forms to be completed and handed in. The closing date is Sunday 11th August.

Joint Services

The service on 23rd June is a joint service with BlS at Bolton-le-Sands URC and will start at 10.30 a.m.

The service on 30th June is a joint service with St. Luke's and will start at 10 a.m.

Baking for Builders

You will have noticed that our new hall is progressing well. The hall trustees have decided that it would be nice gesture to provide the builders with a cake each Friday. We have a rota through June, but would like some volunteers to bake going forward. There will be a notice at the back of church to sign if you would like to volunter.

Mission Partnership Meeting

On Saturday 15th June there will be a "Missional Partnership" meeting at Sefton Road URC from 10.30 to 3.30 to which all are invited, giving us a chance to meet and chat to members from the other six churches in our partnership group. Bring a packed lunch.

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