What's on & Weekly Activities Notices for St. Andrew's

Remembrance Sunday. 11.11.18

Parish Office  01782 717829 or email standrewsstbarnabas@talktalk.net

Please take this bulletin with you to remind you of church events. Please Note- All Notices need to reach the office by 9.00am on a Thursday. Failure to do so will result in notices NOT being printed. Please do not then blame the office for not printing your notice.

The office is staffed Tuesdays 12.00 – 3.00 & Thursdays 9.30 – 12.30

Vicar: Fr. Chris Routledge, St Barnabas Vicarage, Oldcastle Avenue, Bradwell.
ST5 8QG. 01782 929216. 

Please note: Fr. Chris will not be available on Fridays as this is his day of rest. Messages can be left on the vicarage answer phone and emails will be responded to as soon as possible.


Assistant Priest: Rev'd Karen Petherick Tel: 07941725459
Email: karenpetherick@ntlworld.com

St Andrew’s Churchwarden:  Hilary Dale - 01782 636266

St Barnabas Churchwardens:  Pat Lewis - 01782625997    David Littler 01782 563920


Saturday 24th November 2 - 4pm

Messy Church at St Barnabas’

Saturday 24th November 7.30pm

Newcastle Male Voice Choir at St Barnabas’

Sunday 25th November 11.00am Patronal Festival with Confirmation at St. Andrew's
Sunday 25th November 6.30pm Deanery Service for Christ the King at St. Andrew's
Thursday 6th December        3.45pm         

Sun Academy Christingle at St Barnabas’

Wednesday 12th December  3.45pm

Ellison Academy Christingle at St Andrew’s


Details of Christmas services will be coming soon!


Please come and support Harry, Thomas, Milly and Jasmin as they make their public affirmation of their faith. Confirmation will take place by +Geoff at St Andrew's on Sunday 25th November, 11am.  Thank you.

Advent Calendars

Advent Calendars are now available from Pat Lewis - £4 each. Please write your name and quantity required on the list in the churches.

Women’s Fellowship

Women’s  Fellowship meeting on 14th November at 6.30pm will be a meal at the Victoria in May Bank. If you wish to go please speak to Ann Gritton.

St. Andrew's Christmas Fair

St. Andrew's Christmas Fair will be held NEXT SATURDAY 17th November at 12.00pm. Please bring any donations of items to Church. All welcome please invite your friends and family.

Newcastle Male Voice Choir

Newcastle Male Voice Choir and Guests will perform a remembrance concert at St Barnabas Church on Saturday 24th November at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced at £5 this includes  refreshments and are available from Brian Ankers or Ann Gritton.

St Andrew’s Christmas meal/disco

The St Andrew’s Christmas meal/disco is on Friday 7th December at Brindley Farm

(7.00pm). Please sign the list at the back of church as soon as possible if you wish to go. Please note, a £5 non-returnable deposit will be required when you make your menu choice. All welcome for a fun packed evening.

First Aid Qualifications

If you have an up-to-date First Aid Certificate, please would you tell Chris Hammond (St Andrew's) or Ann Sillitoe (St Barnabas').

London Weekend

Sylvia Kenny is organising a London Weekend trip to leave Brunswick Street Newcastle at 8.00am on Saturday 2nd February 2019 returning at approximately 7.30pm on Sunday evening 3rd February. The one night stay including breakfast at the Tower Hotel will cost £109 based on 2 sharing this will include all coach travel. Please contact Sylvia on 01782 675799 for further information.

Walsingham Pilgrimage

A great time of fellowship was had by all on this year's Pilgrimage - as always, sincere thanks to Rita for organising it. 30 places have been booked for next year, and there is already a waiting list! Please speak to Rita urgently if you are interested in going (dates are 2nd- 4th August 2019). A non-returnable deposit of £80 is required by the end of October, please - payment can be made in instalments (e.g. £10/week). Any more information, please speak to Rita.

Sanctuary Lamp

Would those who would like their loved ones to be remembered at either the day of their death, or birthday or any other special anniversary please record their names etc. against the nearest Sunday to that date. The donation towards the Sanctuary Lamp should be given to the Treasurer Kerry Parsons.

St Barnabas 100’s Club

Linda Rowley is looking for more members of the 100’s club at St. Barnabas. Members are included in a monthly cash draw and contribute greatly to the work of the church. Anyone interested can contact Linda on 01782 866433. Thank you.

The Rainbows.

The Rainbows are collecting used postage stamps to raise funds. Please would you save any stamps you get and pass them to Bev Jones at St Andrew’s.

St. Andrew’s Readers.

More readers are needed to fill out the rota for 11.00am Sunday morning services. Could anyone interested in contributing to our services in this way, please contact Moira Hammond on 07788402195.

Those who birthdays fall this week: 
Hannah Jones, (15th)