News from the Pews

Here you will find information and announcements taken from recent Pew Sheets.


School and Church Fete 
 on Saturday 23rd June

Please see the fliers in church for donations and offers of help on the day. Or contact Mike Lewis (784186) or Ian Rycroft (776692)

“Deliver me from Evil” by Terry Stanton. 
Book launch at St Peter’s Place Saturday 23rd June at 2pm – Free Entry 

Terry’s new novel is the extraordinary true life story of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford (1593-1641) who fell foul of Parliament and went on trial for treason. A must for all lovers of historical fiction! Apuldram Church tea team will provide tea and cake.

Cream teas this summer

Take place on 22nd July, 29th July, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August and 2rd and 9th September 2018. We will be serving cream teas in the hall, St Peter’s Place, during the Sundays of the school holidays, building on the success of the last few years. All proceeds will go to a variety of charitable causes, including the church, St Wilfrid’s and Fishbourne School. If you can help on any of these Sundays, then please contact me. We should also be grateful for any donations of cakes, large or small. And do come along and support us – and bring your family and friends. It’s a lovely way to catch up!
 Please contact – Gillian Ellis (T 01243 774520; 
M 07946 530756; E

Songs & Supper:

July 13th @ 7.30pm. MusicSmart Choral performance followed by Supper. £10 ticket entrance. Add your name to the list at the back of the Church or contact Jennie Christie on 
01243 532642

Let’s Learn Together

An invitation to explore some Christian themes on 3rd Sunday of the month
. The next meeting will be on Sunday 15th July 2018 and takes place in St Peter’s Place.  All are very welcome.

We need your talent

Calling all musicians, can you play the organ, piano or some other instrument, or do you know someone who does and would like to help out at our Sunday services. Please speak to Moira on 01243 530198.

Prayer tree:

You are invited to write a prayer on one of the luggage labels on the prayer table and hang it on the prayer tree.  Perhaps it could be a prayer of praise and thanksgiving or may be a prayer of intercession. Thank you.

Coffee after Church:

We have a few gaps on our rota for several Sundays this summer. If you feel you could help out, please let Sue know.

Please support Fishbourne CE Primary with the Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

Please put your token in the relevant slot when you shop at Tesco in Fishbourne.  We are raising funds for play equipment & could raise £4,000 with your help! 
Every little helps!!

Garden of Memories

Once again we are offering the opportunity for you to acquire an engraved brick in our Garden of Memories. Further details and order forms are available at the back of the Church and in the foyer of St Peter’s Place.

Church Electoral Roll

It’s that time of year when we need to compile the Church Electoral Roll. By enrolling this enables you to be in touch with every aspect of Church life and take part in decision making. The Church Electoral Roll is also a membership list of those people who can be counted upon as committed members of St Peter and St Mary, Fishbourne. To add your name to the Church Electoral Roll, please complete a form and return it to Amanda Stapleton. If you have any queries please call Amanda on 
01243 773594. Many thanks.

Apuldram Extension

The work continues on this exciting development. Do take a moment to go round the church and have a look, you will be able to see the size, shape and stonework.

A Fun Little Fundraiser

Purple Fishbourne Church blue ballpoint pens with an Alpha Soft Touch Stylus for sale. £2 each. Available after the service.
 Proceeds go towards our fundraising for redecoration of our Church.

This month we pray for:

Those preparing for marriage.
Those who have no homes and have to sleep on the streets.
Our Church and School Fete.
For those who plan our social events.