St Michael Weekly Notices – Sunday, 12 March 2023

Sunday, 12 March 2023 – Third Sunday in Lent

08:30 am: Said Eucharist (1982 Rite)

10:30 am: Sung Eucharist (1982 Rite) followed by refreshments.

Monday, 13 March 2023 – Commonwealth Day

We pray for the we may forge a Sustainable and Peaceful Common Future

Wednesday, 15 March – Lent Course 2023

7:00 pm: The Lent group meets in the Lower Hall

This year’s topic is ‘Lives to Inspire‘ using online materials produced by the Glasgow Ignatian Spirituality Centre.

Wednesday, 15 March – Geilston Garden AGM

7:30 pm: Friends of Geilston AGM at Cardross Golf Club.

Friday, 17 March- Feast day of Saint Patrick, Bishop, Missionary, Patron of Ireland.

17th to 19th March – Minds Festival

Helensburgh Community Hub: Reading Minds Festival, a weekend of wellbeing through books.

Sunday, 19 March 2023 – Mothering Sunday

08:30 am: Said Eucharist (1970 Rite)

10:30 am: Sung Eucharist (1982 Rite) with refreshments after the service.

05:00 pm: Vespers will be held at St. Joseph’s RC Church. Dom will preach and our two choirs will join together for the service. Vespers is the form of service that was developed into Evensong in the Anglican Communion.

There will be no Compline that evening at St Michael’s.

Tuesday, 21 March 2023 – Feast day of of Thomas Cranmer, Bishop

10:30 am: Said Eucharist (1982 Rite) with refreshments after the service in the Upper Hall

Contraflow’s eighth Youth Worker is Cameron Swinton – who will be joining from the 27 th of March – he will have a period of administration time with Scripture Union, but we hope to introduce him at some point later on in the year – please keep Cameron in your prayers.

Saturday, 1 April 2023- Diocese Lent Quiet Day

10 am – 1 pm: United Diocesan of Glasgow & Galloway Lent Quiet Day will be held over Zoom. The theme for this year is: “Holding on – a Reflection on the Passion of Christ“. See notice board at the rear of the church or click on the link below for more information

For more information: United Dioceses of Glasgow and Galloway Lent 2023 Quiet Day

Bishop’s Lent Appeal 2023: Away From It All (AFIA)

Away From It All (AFIA) is a Mothers’ Union holiday scheme, primarily funded by MU members, to give the opportunity of a break to those who may be experiencing stress or difficulties in their family life. 

For more information please follow this link:

Yoga Classes

Stephen Brandon (07904 087368) is holding yoga classes (£8) on Wednesday mornings/afternoons and Thursday evenings in the Upper Hall. If you are interested, please contact him.

Sunday Morning Coffee Rota

Thank you to Selina McGeoch, who has volunteered to take on the role of Coffee Rota organiser.

Eco Congregation Thought for the Week

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 3.4% last year according to the UK based ‘Carbon Brief’ organisation’s analysis.

UK emissions are now 49% lower than 1990 levels, so things are going in the right direction.

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