News and Notices 29 Sep 2019

Sunday 29 September: 2019                                                                                                                              

Monday:                      10.30am - 12.30pm Messy Church in the Church Hall

Monday to Thursday:  9 am - Morning Prayer in the church

Wednesday:                 11.30 am - Fellowship Group in the Emmaus Room

Wednesday:                 7.30 pm - Fellowship Group in the Emmaus Room


Harvest Festival is on Sunday 6th October at 10.30 am followed by Sunday Social in the Hall at 12 noon.  Please speak to the Vicar if you are able to help prepare the meal that day.

The next Quiz and Fish & Chips evening is on Friday 11th October.  Please put this date in your diary.  Sign up sheet on the round table.  Simon is away for 2 weeks in September and would appreciate your early commitment!  Please!

The Church Away Day is on Saturday 19th October at Christchurch, New Catton.  More information later - but please put the date in your diary!

The Soup Run would appreciate donations of the following items please: roll-on deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, pot noodles, crisps and wrapped sweets.  The Foodbank are in need of the following items -

Long life fruit juice, Tinned meat (ham / chicken in sauce) etc, Long life sponge puddings, Deodorants, Shower Gel  They are well stocked with baked beans, pasta, cereal, soup and sanitary towels and tampons.  Donations can be left at Mile Cross Methodist Church on Thursdays between 10 am and 12 noon.  Thank you.

Information on the Link to Hope Shoeboxes and shoeboxes on the small table at the back of the church.. 

 The Fellowship groups for the next few weeks will be doing the prayer course. An eight-week journey that will help you and your community to grow and deepen your prayer life. Click here to find out more about the prayer course

If you would like to read a copy of the annual report then please Click here

Our services at St Catherine’s are video recorded, and later uploaded to our YouTube channel. This enables people who are unable to get to the service to watch it at a convenient time. We make every effort to make sure that people faces are not visible.


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Development/ Restoration Fund:

Over the next few years we have to raise a lot of money, principally for major  re-wiring of the church. There  are also roof works and other possibilities for improving our current facilities, in the pipeline.

For your information the Development Group are:

Rachael Barber (of Gordon Barber Funeral Directors), Simon Bransby, Cathy D’Oyley, Martin and Rach Hartley, Ruth Lambert and Joyce Lincoln.


Please feel free to speak to anyone in the group who will be able to tell you how we are progressing. Do you have any ideas you would like to put forward to the Group?



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Quiz and Chip Night

You are invited to come along to St Catherine's Quiz and Chip Night on Friday, 11 October in the church hall at 7 PM. It's a fun evening together and you would be made to feel very welcome. Simon is away for 2 weeks in September, so if you could let us know if you are planning on coming and give us your food order by 15th September that would be a big help.


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August / September Outreach magazine

If you'd like to read the latest outreach magazine, you can do so by Clicking here


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Morning worship 21 July 2019

If you'd like to watch this morning service You can do so by Clicking here  Apologies but the end of the service didn't record.


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St Catherine's Church wardens

It was lovely to be able to support our wonderful churchwardens this evening at the Cathedral as they renewed their promises. They do so much and work so hard. We are very lucky to have them.


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Holy Communion 12 May 2019

Please click on the Link to watch last Sundays holy communion service.


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Morning service 4th May 2019

Please Click here to view last week's service at St Catherine's


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