Electoral Roll

Revision of the Electoral Roll takes place between Sunday 12 March and Saturday 8 April. The roll will be on the Welcome desks between these dates. Please check your entry

Thought for the Day Volunteers

Are you thinking about doing something more for the benefice this Lent. Would you like to share your thoughts on the week's readings. Why not have a go at writing ‘Thought for the Day’ and sharing it with everyone on the Pew Sheet. It's really great to see different ideas and styles of expression on there and what you share might really help someone else reflect on how God is speaking to them that week or give encouragement. If you are interested, get in touch with Christine McAteer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or leave a message via the church office.

Mothering Sunday Posies

Donations of greenery for Mothering Sunday posies at St Mary’s church would be greatly appreciated. Please bring greenery to St. Mary's church on either Friday 24 March between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon or on Saturday 25 March between 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Posies will be assembled from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday 25 March. Volunteers are needed to help with this happy task.

Fairtrade stall

The next Fairtrade stall will be held on Sunday 26 March at 11:00 a.m. in St Anne’s church.

PCC Vacancies

There are currently vacancies on both church PCCs. If you feel called to serve on St Mary’s or St Anne’s PCC please speak to Duncan or Hazel. The role descriptions can be viewed on the notice board behind the welcome desk at St Mary’s and the notice board in St Anne’s porch.

Charitable Giving at St Mary's

bt logoThe Hospitality Team have kindly offered to donate money from refreshments to St Mary's charities during March, June, October and December in 2017. This month donations will go to the Busoga Trust which provides sustainable access to safe water, improved sanitation and comprehensive hygiene and health education to the communities in rural Uganda.

Thank you for your support. 

Confirmation

Confirmation groups for adults and young people in school year 5 and above will begin in May, meeting once a month, with the confirmation service on Sunday 19 November. The group for adults takes place during the Sunday morning service, and the group for young people takes place at 4:00 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon. Please contact Hazel via the Church office if you are interested in joining a group this year

Faith Watch

Friday 17 March 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Our local Police have invited us to join them on a Faith Watch patrol around Moseley area due to recent burglaries in this area. PC Tom Byrne 22303 will meet you all outside Woodbridge Road Moseley police station with high-viz jackets for you to wear. Please let Brenda know if you would like to participate.

Count Your Blessings – Christian Aid

In the past, some people have participated in these individual programmes during Lent. Christian Aid is again producing these sheets. Both adult and children’s versions can be obtained via the internet at: www.christianaid.org.uk/resources/churches

Used Stamps

Sincere thanks to the many people who have given stamps. Some have already been forwarded to Birmingham City Mission, and the rest will be sent when they have been sorted.