St Michael Weekly Notices – 4 March 2022


Sunday, 6 March 2022 – First Sunday of Lent

Early morning Eucharist resumes at 08:30 am

Sung Eucharist at 10:30 am

Prayer Book Choral Evensong at 6:30 pm


Bishop’s Lent Appeal for Children in Distress

This year’s Bishop’s Lent Appeal is for Children in Distress, a very special international children’s charity looking after children who, through no fault of their own, desperately need support, help and protection.

Please see their website at www.childrenindistress.org and contribute in any way you can. See notices at rear of church.


Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Among the DEC partners are Christian Aid, the British Red Cross, and Tearfund. The UK Government has pledged to match donations from the public to the DEC fund, pound ­for ­pound, up to £20 million.

https://donation.dec.org.uk/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal


The Messenger – March | April 2022

The March | April 2022 The Messenger has been uploaded to the website and can be read online at this link.

https://www.stmichaelhelensburgh.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/2203-Messenger-2022-03-02.pdf


Stewardship 2022 – 27 February to 3 April 2020

Our Stewardship Campaign was launched on Sunday, 27 February and will last until Sunday, 3 April 2022.

If you’ve not already done so, please collect your Stewardship Campaign letter from the back of church & also the March / April Messenger.


Saturday, 5 March 2022 Diocesan Synod

Diocesan Synod for Glasgow and Galloway will be held today.


Tuesday, 8 March 2022 – Feast of Edward King, Bishop 1910


Wednesday, 9 March 2022 – Chair Exercises at St Michael’s

Chair exercises are held every Wednesday morning at 11:00 am in the Upper Hall at St Michaels

For more information please email: info@stmichaelhelensburg.org.uk


‘Sponsored Slim’ – during Lent

An opportunity to lose those extra pounds gained during lockdown!

During Lent, Anna is organising a ’Sponsored Slim’! If you wish to take part, information is available in the hall or email

info@stmichaelhelensburgh.org.uk


Wednesday, 9 March 2022 – 7:00 pmAGM

The Annual General Meeting on at the Helensburgh Community Hub followed by a social time with tea/coffee and buffet.

For more information please click on the link below:

https://www.stmichaelhelensburgh.org.uk/the-community/helensburgh-foodbank/


Event: Mothers Union

Thursday, 10 March 2022 – 10:30 am

Mothers Union meeting will be held in Upper Hall of St Michael’s at 10:30 am.


Thursday, 10 March 2022 – 7:30 pmLent 2022 Course

Start of the Lent course in the hall. It will last for 5 consecutive weeks, all on Thursday evenings.

We’ll look at the theme, Church and Kingdom, which is Book 8 from the Pilgrim Course. Please take a book from the back of the church and put £5 in the plate – thank you



Upcoming Events


Tuesday, 22 March 2022 – 6:30 pm

The 1 March 2022 postponed Vestry Meeting will now take place on Tuesday evening, 22 March 2022 in St Michael’s Upper Hall.


Saturday, 16 April 2022 – between 9 am and 12 noonDecorating St Michael’s for Easter

If you would like to help with decorating St Michael’s with flowers for the Easter Service, please contact Andrea on flowers@stmichaelhelensburgh.org.uk


Friday, 29 April 2022 – 7:30 pm – Christian Aid Quiz Night

Lighthearted and very social inter-chruch event, which will be held in St Michael’s Upper Hall!

For more information please email: cahelensburgh@stmichaelhelensburgh.org.uk


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