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22nd May 2022

Sunday Services
– Morning Worship at All Saints 10am, Ian Godlington will be speaking
Join us after the All Saints service for refreshments in the centre
– Holy Communion at St Johns 10am, Alun Rowlands will be speaking
– BCP Evening Prayer at St Andrews Radbourne, Peter Walley will be speaking

ZOOM – You will join a live video from All Saints this Sunday at 10am. Meeting ID: 829 074 1760, Password: 840489

Collect:
Risen Christ,
Your wounds declare your love for the world
And the wonder of your risen life:
Give us compassion and courage
To risk ourselves for those we serve,
To the glory of God the Father.
Amen.

This Sunday’s Readings: Acts 16: 9-15, John 14: 23-29

ALL SAINTS CAFÉ Join us on Wednesdays 10am-12noon for a chat, coffee and biscuits

ST JOHN’S REST STOP CAFÉ – Meets on Friday mornings, 10am-12noon. Outside when weather permits, otherwise in the Link.  Alun

ELECTORAL ROLL has undergone its annual revision, you can find it at the back of Church in a pink folder for checking your details.

NEWS AND VIEWS MAGAZINE– Articles wanted for the magazine by Tuesday 24th May.

OUR LOVE, SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS– To Mary, Helen and Rachel and friends of Rob Nield who sadly passed away on Thursday 12th May. Funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.

NEWS AND VIEWS MAGAZINE– Articles wanted for the magazine by Tuesday 24th May.

RIBBONS FOR UKRAINE- The All Saints Stitchers have made ribbons to raise money for support in Ukraine. Available in the link Minimum donation £1

UKRAINE DONATIONS REQUIRED– Katrina Coulson is still collecting donations to hand over at CTR Group, Nr Uttoxeter. CTR are taking shipments to Polish Red Cross, for distribution to refugees in Poland & into Ukraine. As donations have now dramatically reduced volunteers are no longer needed to help with packing. However, CTR are still taking donations to send. Items needed incl: Medicines, canned/dry food, baby food, new cloths, nappies. A box is at back of church. Katrina will take donations to CTR. For any big items, Katrina can collect from your home. Please contact her:

APCM- Monday 23rd May 7pm, in Church and on Zoom. Papers for the meeting are available at the back of Church. If you take them with you, please bring them back on Monday for your use at the meeting. Usual Sunday login to attend on Zoom.

NEXT SUNDAY 29TH MAYWill be a joint Mickleover Anglicans Holy Communion at St Johns’ at 10am. It will be the only service that day and will also be on Zoom.

SETTING GOD’S PEOPLE FREE QUESTIONNAIREThe team have created a questionnaire to invite your comments about our life as both churches going forward. Please would you complete and return the questionnaires by 31st May, there is a box at back of church.

PILL PACKET RECYCLING- Morningside Pharmacy in Mickleover are no longer taking blister packs for recycling, but they can still be taken to Superdrug in either the Cornmarket or Derbion branches, and we are continuing to collect them in church.

PRAYER WALK- Thursday 2nd June at 10.15am.Meet at the Honeycomb car park. We will walk for about an hour praying for our community and local businesses and asking God’s blessing on them. At the start of the Jubilee celebrations we will pray for a good sense of community and for all the events planned for the long weekend, thanking God for our Queen and the dedication she has shown to our country over the last 70 years. If you plan to come please let me know. Thanks Ray

PAUSE AND PONDER- in the All Saints Church yard 1st June until Mid-July 2022. We invite you to come and Pause and Ponder in the All Saints church yard.  Timed to coincide with the Platinum Jubilee weekend Janice Toplis, Helen Walley and Lindsay Nicklin have put their heads together to offer space to reflect in the churchyard and there will be about 16 stations around this special space for you to do that.  Janice had the idea after seeing something similar in St Oswald’s in Ashbourne.  Please let other people know and come yourself to enjoy a reflective space during what we trust will be warmer weather. Helen

TEAS ON THE VICARAGE LAWN– Sunday 5th June 2-4pm. Can you help serving teas and cakes, taking money, general set-up and also helping on Saturday 4th June to set-up gazebos and event tents? Do you have any plastic garden chairs to lent to the event? Please let Peter or Helen know. These will be returned after the event.

STITCHERS CRAFT SALE- Sunday 5th June 2pm-4.30pm, during ‘Our Mickleover’ at All Saints Church Centre. All proceeds to Dementia UK

LENT “BINGO CARD”– Did you take part in the Lent “Bingo Card’ environmental activity? Did you discover new ways to help look after our planet a little bit better? Would you like to share them with others in our congregation? If so, let one of the Eco Group know (that’s me, Claire, Paul Pritchard, Ray Lee, Kim Cooper, Ian Nicklin and Enid Sewell) by 12th June. Alternatively, leave a note at the back of church for us. We will publish the ideas (anonymously) in the church magazine at a future date. Adrian Shore

PEACE DOVES AT DERBY CATHEDRAL– An art installation of 8,000 paper doves is open now until 12th June. Free entry. Online booking encouraged. derbycathedral.org/peacedoves

THE DERBY NEW OPERA COMPANY CONCERT– at St John’s in support of ‘Friend of Kenya’s Children’ the church’s special charity, on Saturday June 18th at 7.30pm. It’s entitled The Good the Bad the Happy the Sad and includes an array of characters: a swaggering bullfighter, women tragically entangled in love, deserted, deceived and dominating, and a phoney pharmacist. Soloists include our own Janice Toplis. There’s also a chorus of drinkers, dancers and, for good measure, a bunch of witches, all presided over by me. Do come along for an evening of music and fun. Tickets [£8] can be booked or come on the night, but pre- booking is advised. You can also pick up a flier and spread the news! There is also a performance in aid of the Refugee Charity ‘Upbeat Communities’ on Friday June 10th at Carlton Rd URC. Stephen Johns

COLWYN MALE VOICE CHOIR- from North Wales are performing at St Mary’s Church Wirksworth on 18th June, 6pm in aid of the Nightingale Macmillan Unit at The Royal Derby Hospital & The Derbyshire, Rutland & Leicestershire Air Ambulance. Tickets £9 available on the door/from Marsdens Gift Shop Wirksworth, Flints

CRISIS IN UKRAINE– some of the possible ways to donate.
CAFOD launches Ukraine Crisis Appeal
Donate now to protect children – Ukraine Crisis – UNICEF UK
Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC)

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