Weekly Newsletter

NOTES & NEWS - St. Cuthbert & St. Aidan's weekly Newsletter.

Ninth Sunday after Trinity - 13th August 2017

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK (In St. Cuthbert's Church unless otherwise indicated)

Sunday 13th - 9th Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion led by Revd. Canon D. Power
9.00am Holy Communion led by Revd. Canon D. Power Preacher: Revd. Kate Marlow
10.00am Holy Communion led by Revd. C. Gully Preacher: Revd. Canon D. Power (Reader: Val Clubley, Intercessor: Kate Marlow)
3.00-4.00pm Baptism Preparation Meeting

Monday 14th
7.30am Morning prayer

Tuesday 15th
7.30am Morning prayer
9.15am-12.30 Community Café (Wells-Smith Room)
10.00am Holy Communion led by Revd. Canon D. Power

Wednesday 16th
7.30am Morning Prayer

Thursday 17th
7.30am Morning prayer
12.30pm Community Lunch Club (Wells-Smith Room)

Friday 18th
7.30am Morning prayer
9.00am-12.30 Community Café

Sunday 20th - 10th Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion led by Revd. Canon D. Power
9.00am Healing Service led by Revd. Jeanette Power, Preacher: Revd. Kate Marlow
10.00am Healing Service led by Revd. Canon D. Power, Preacher: Revd. Kate Marlow (Reader: Angie England, Intercessor: Sue Walker )
12.00pm Baptism Service - Jaxson, Thomas and Elsie

READINGS 20th August - 10th Sunday after Trinity - Isaiah 56.1, 6-8, Romans 11.1-2a and Matthew 15.10-28.



We are involved in a life that passes understanding and our highest business is our daily life.

John Cage (1912-1992

From 'where are we going and what are we doing?'


SEA SUNDAY (9th July 2017) raised the sum of £126.80 and a cheque has been forwarded to this worthy cause.

Thank you to all who contributed.

BAPTISMS - 20th August

Jaxson Ebbage, Thomas Tate and Elsie Fricker will be baptised on 20th August at 12pm

Please could you pray for these children and their families as they prepare for this important occasion. Members of the congregation are also invited and encouraged to attend the baptism service.


We are just under halfway to the next thousand with this month’s contribution of £93-00 which brings the grand total to £6435-89.

Many thanks to all who have donated. Beulah.


200 Club subs are due by the beginning of September and I shall therefore be collecting £12 over the next few weeks from all our members.

If you would like to join, please let me know.

Many thanks. Sue Wells


Every Monday 1.30 – 3pm in the Wells-Smith Room £4.00 per session

This friendly class will help improve movement and independence.

Led by fully qualified instructors.

For stroke survivors who can walk independently or using a walking aid.

To be referred by GP or Healthcare Professional.

There is no charge for referrals.

Forms from: Jacqui 07716 730 230 or email jacquidk7@gmail.com


Connexion are having their AGM on Wednesday 16th August at 116 Hayling Avenue at 7.30pm. This is very light hearted and where we choose the programme for the coming twelve months.

We are a social group and usually meet on the third Wednesday each month . We’d be delighted to welcome new members, so please come along and join in or ring me on 9282 9259 for more information. Val Clubley.


Fancy a good night out, a meal you don't have to cook, live music to dance to and good company? We are going to have a DINNER AND DANCE in church on Friday 22nd September. Tickets £25 per adult. Children only over 11yrs old - £20.

First come first serve - limited numbers. Special diets catered for. See Anne Gard 02392 828612


Sunday 13th August

Picnic with music by the Pompey Pluckers @ 12pm

Bring your own picnic and enjoy the churchyard and the music.

Treasure Trail for the Young at Heart!

Tower Open from 2-4pm


Fun, food, film and friendship for older people.

Tuesday 15th August: St. Luke's Church

Wednesday 23rd August: St. Mary's Church

Each day runs from 10am-3.30pm. Cost £5 pp payable on the day to include all refreshments, activities and a fish and chip lunch.

Places must be booked in advance through Jill Phipps on 07710 394 351 or via email on jill.phipps@portsmouthcathedral.org.uk

GRAVE TALK - Friday 25th August 1-3pm

A café space to talk about death, dying and funerals


AT: Rowans Living Well Centre, Purbrook Heath Road, Purbrook, PO7 5RU

For more information, please contact:

Carol Gully, Spiritual Care Chaplain