News from the Pews

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

You are Invited – To celebrate the birthday of the church on Sunday 20th May, 8.00 and 9.30 a.m. at Fishbourne, 11.00 a.m. at Apuldram.

Pentecost Sunday20th May at 7:00pm there is an invitation from 
Bishop Richard to join a 
“Thy Kingdom Come” event with music and worship in Chichester Cathedral. There will be no “Let’s Learn Together” that evening.

The Quiet Garden at Fishbourne On Tues. 22 May 10.00-12.15pm Led by Toby Boutle, Curate of St. George’s Whyke, on
‘Contemplation and Wholeness in Daily Life’. An opportunity to set aside some time to listen, contemplate walk or sit and reflect. For more info. see Sue or Barbara

An Invitation to the Bible Society Coffee Morning at Chichester Baptist Church. From 10am-12pm on Saturday 9th June. Entrance fee of £1.00 includes your 1st cup of coffee or tea. Stalls include: Books, Cakes, Plants and Bric-a-Brac.

Volunteer at the Great Sussex Bath Races on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June. A great day out supporting to local charities: Lifecentre Charity and Chestnut Tree House. We need help setting up on Saturday 9th, and to man our stalls, sell raffle tickets and help pack away on the Sunday. Please email if you can help. Thank you.

Let’s Learn Together
 An invitation to explore some Christian themes on 3rd Sunday of the month

Sunday 17th June
 5:30 – 7:00pm 
at St Peter’s Place, teh new church hall adjacent to St Peter and St Mary’s Church, Fishbourne
“Choosing the Way of Compassion”
(Using resources from Year of Prayer 2018 website). 
There will be an interval for tea and coffee midway. We hope these evenings will be interactive and informative. Please invite your friends.
 The next meeting will be on Sunday 15th July 2018.
  All are very welcome.

Confirmation Notice If anyone is interested in finding out more about confirmation this year, please ring Moira on 01243 530198, or email

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.