The collection at the memorial service for Rosemary Berridge on 16th January raised the sums of £240 for St Mary's Hospice, Selly Oak, and £125 for Oxfam, plus Gift Aid. Both charities and the family express their thanks for these generous donations.

Enjoy your Farmers’ Market?

Did you know It is run by a small band of volunteers?
Would you like to take part in a small way in its success?
We want to expand our team so can you:

  1. Produce a map of who goes where for the stall company (week before)
  2. Make sure stalls are right number and in right place (we don’t put them up): 7 – 8 a.m.
  3. Help set up or take down (banners up, generators set up etc): 8 – 9 a.m. or 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
  4. Look after our website/social media?

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Glyn Samuel – Congratulations

Today, at Bradford Cathedral, during the Annual Legal Service, a member of our congregation, Glyn Samuel, will be sworn in as Deputy Chancellor (Judge of the Consistory Court) for the new Mega-Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales.

Friends of St Marys Choirs & Music (FSMCM) AGM

Sunday 7 February, 11:45 a.m., St Marys

The AGM will be followed by lunch at the Elizabeth of York. Members should have received the information. Interested non-members can contact John Carey on tel: 449 2506 for details.

Pancake Party

We will be holding a Pancake Party at St Mary’s on Tuesday 9 February from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Bring the family, everyone is welcome.

The hospitality team.

Prayer Circle

Tuesday 9 February, 7:30 p.m. (after the Pancake Party)

We will meet in the West Room at St Mary’s church. This session will be a reflective time on the topic of “Migrants and Refugees”. We will have help from Ms Liz Baker, an experienced volunteer with refugees.

Parking at St Anne’s

If you park in the road outside St Anne’s please can you be mindful of those with buggies and mobility scooters who need enough space on the pavement to get past parked cars and access dropped kerbs for crossing the road.

Lost Property at St Mary’s

Various items of personal property have been left in church. Please check the table by the welcome area and claim anything that is yours. Any items unclaimed by Wednesday 10 February will be donated to charity.

Comment & Debate Forum now open for public comment

When we introduced the Comment & Debate forum we asked anyone who wanted to add a new topic or to reply to one to register and get a user name and a password. Revd. Duncan has asked that the forum be made open to anyone to add their own views without the need to log in, so that is what we have done. Just go to Comment & Debate, select a category and either click +New Topic or select an existing one and click Reply.

For those who attended Wednesday's movie screening, add your thoughts…!

Message from Pat Dowell

Thank you for the prayers while I was in Moseley Hall Hospital. They certainly worked and I came home on Christmas Eve. Unfortunately, I now find myself in the QE with a broken ankle so please continue to pray for me.