Here you will find information and announcements taken from recent Pew Sheets.
Messy Church is coming on Sunday 14th October, 16.30 – 18.00 in St Peter’s Place – Messy Church is for families throughout Fishbourne and the surrounding area who would like to join us for fun activities, crafts, music, praise and a meal. Socialise, relax and learn more about Jesus in a fun way. The theme for October will be “The Good Shepherd” so just turn up and join in. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult and there is no charge. For more information speak to Moira or one of the Messy Church team, Marion, Jennie Louisa or Caroline on 07787943027
Let’s Learn Together
An invitation to explore some Christian themes on 3rd Sunday of the month . These meetings are held in St Peter’s Place. The next meeting is on Sunday 21st October 5:30 – 7:00pm . There will be an interval for tea and coffee midway. We hope these evenings will be interactive and informative. Please invite your friends. All are very welcome.
Fish and Chips Supper
From 6pm until 9pm on Satruday 27th October, at StWilfrid’s Church Hall, Dumford Close (off Sherborne Road), Chichester. PO19 3AT. Price £10 includes a fish and chips suppernahd and a soft drink. To join the Fishbourne Team speak to Marion or ring her on 01243 785226
Admission to Bishop Luffa School
If you require a church support form and you fulfill the necessary criteria, please pop down to Fishbourne Church on Saturday 3rd November, between 10.00 and 11.00am. It is helpful if both you as parents and your son or daughter come together. Please do be aware that I cannot sign the form if you have not met the criteria, so do check on the school’s website for more information. Moira.
Songs of Praise and Gift Day.
Sunday 4th November, 4.30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church Apuldram.
Do join us on this special day as we mark the near completion of the new extension. Nicholas Frayling, retired Dean of the Cathedral will be our organist for the night.
And if you have a hymn that you would like included, please complete the form, which is at the back of both churches and return it to me as soon as possible. So far, I have only had 4 responses. Many thanks, Moira
We shall Remember
On Sunday 11th November there will be an Act of Remembrance held in both our churches. 8.00 at Apuldram and 10.30am at Fishbourne. This year marks the 110th anniversary of the end of the 1st World War. It is hoped that you will invirethose in the community who may wish to attend. There will be a ‘bring a share’ lunch following the service in the adjoining church hall, St Peters Place, and all are welcome to attend.
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.
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.
The completion of the extension works draws ever closer. Do take a moment to go round the church and have a look.
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:
All those starting school this past few weeks.
The Songs of Praise.
For the completion of the extension at Apuldram Church.
For our local councillors as they discuss future proposals for Fishbourne.
Our upcoming Remembrance Day services and lunch.