PARISH CENTRE INFORMATION
To book the Parish Centre : email firstname.lastname@example.org or
telephone 07909 747145
Bar Opening Times: Friday 7-11pm
Sunday 12-2pm & 7-10.30pm
Club Memberships and Car Park Permits
Last renewal date for these is the 30th of April. If you'd like to renew please collect one of the forms from the back of church, the PC lobby or the Attendants cabin (car park) and follow the instructions there.
The good news is there's no increase in either the Club Membership
subs (£4 & £2 senior) or the permit cost (£40)
Dates for Diary
Eurovision Night – Saturday 23rd May
AGM – Parish Club – Sunday 21st June
Join us in the Parish Centre every Thursday for our new Zumba class at 6pm - all welcome. £3.50 per session.
MODERN AMERICAN SQUARE DANCING
1st and 3rd Tuesday in the month. Starting at 7.30 – 9.30pm. Everybody welcome, couples, singles, families, no need to book just turn op on the night £2 per person per session (includes light refreshment). For further info call Linda McDonald on 308180 , or email email@example.com.
ST AUGUSTINE’S BOOK CLUB
The book we are reading this month is “Keeping Faith – Jodi Picoult”. We have a couple of spare copies in the office if you would like to join us. The next meeting will be on Wednesday 13th May 2-3.30pm (2nd Wednesdays of the month).
The 3rd Edition of the Parish Magazine is available at the back of Church. Thanks go to Matthew Smith and Stacey Brocklebank from Carmel IT for their help in the preparation of the technical layout of the magazine and especially Jim Cunningham for collating all the material from the groups within our parish and producing this magazine. Please take one if you are visiting any of our housebound parishioners.
ASYLUM SEEKERS & REFUGEE PROJECT
DON’T FORGET Once a month we take tins of sardines and toilet rolls to the centre in Newcastle. This is an onging collection. There is a box in the Church porch, with onward delivery usually the first week of the month. Thank you.
If anyone would like to help by donating any of the following items:
· Pasta, Pasta Sauce, Soup, Beans, Long-Life Milk
there is a box at the back of Church which will be collected and then taken to Kings Church for onward distribution.
OFFERTORY COLLECTION WITH GIFT AID
Envelopes are available for the next financial year – at the back of Church for those who contribute this way. Please do not use them until next Sunday 6th April 2014.
If you attend any other Church within the Diocese you can use your offertory envelope and it will be sent back to the originating parish.
If you would like us to reclaim some of your tax back (name, address, signature is all that is required) please give me a ring Barbara Morgan in the office 266602 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and a form will be sent out.
For every taxpayer who contributes this way the parish can reclaim 25p for every £1 that is placed on the collection plate. Last year we received an additional £9,220.
If your circumstances have changed and you no longer pay tax we need to know, likewise if you have a new address
MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE
Ahead of the forthcoming Ordinary Synod on the family which takes place in Rome this October. The Bishops of England and Wales have published a document entitled The Call, The Journey and The Mission. We are invited to share our views and experience of family life by participating in a questionnaire. This is an important and welcome opportunity for lay people to make a positive contribution to the Synod.
Detailed information will be found on our Diocesan website www.rcdhn.org.uk or www.catholicnews.org.uk/reflect-on-marriage-and-family-2015 Deacon Peter Lavery will be co-coordinating our Diocesan responses and can to contacted at email@example.com or Tel.0191-4102530