Weekly Notices and Upcoming Events

 Monday - Saturday, 5:30pm: Evening Prayer is celebrated at St Mary de Haura  

Sunday              25 FEB    Second Sunday of Lent
8:00am                 Said Holy Communion 
10:00am               Parish Holy Communion   Canon Tony presides & Neil Graham preaches

Tuesday            27 FEB
9:00am                 Morning Prayer    in the side chapel, followed by
9:30am                 Informal Holy Communion
      

Thursday           01 MAR
6:00pm                 Choir Practice    with Fiona and Chrystabell
7:30pm                 Celtic Evening Prayer

Friday                 02 MAR
8:00am                 Meditation and Morning Prayer    at St Mary de Haura

Sunday              04 MAR    Third Sunday of Lent
8:00am                 Said Holy Communion 
10:00am               Parish Holy Communion   Canon Ann presides & preaches


Lent Appeal: St Barnabas House Hospice

Please pick up a Lent Collection Box from the back of the church,
and fill it as generously as you can with your spare change
so that we can support the work of this
very valuable and caring local charity.


"ORANGES": Book 7 of Caroline's 'Fruit' series

Signed copies are available, priced £5.

caroline.hansen1[@]ntlworld.com  :  01273 462602

All profits will be shared between
The Church of the Good Shepherd and Macmillan Cancer Support



EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

 


Women's World Day of Prayer: 2:00 pm, FRI, 02 MAR    at St Mary de Haura, Shoreham

"All God's Creation is Very Good"
prepared by Christian women of Suriname

Light refreshments will be available.

All are very welcome.

If you would like to join the singing group,
please contact Elizabeth Chapman:
 01903 531366


Shoreham Beach Neighbourhood Forum AGM:  Evening, FRI, 09 MAR, COGS church hall

 


Next Collection for WCHP: SUN, 25 MAR

Worthing Churches Homeless Projects has requested the following items this month:

  • Fruit Juice, Squash, Coffee, Tea
  • Biscuits, Breakfast Cereals (NO corn flakes or porridge please)
  • Tomato Ketchup, Brown Sauce, Salad Cream
  • Cooking Sauces, Cooking Oil
  • Shampoo, Shower Gel, Pump Hand Soap
  • Washing Powder/Tablets, Dishwasher Tablets
  • Toilet Bleach, Toilet Rolls, Floor Cleaner
  • Sanitiser Spray, Black Refuse Sacks

Thank you for your continuing support,

Caroline and George


OTHER NEWS AND INFORMATION

Church of the Good Shepherd Choir: Fiona West is Church of the Good Shepherd choir leader. Our thanks to her and to our great team of singers and musicians. Music is such an important part of our worship, and we are blessed to have so much talent in our midst! For more information, click HERE.


Chichester Cathedral: for latest details of events, click HERE.


Flower Sponsorship List

If you would like to sponsor the flower arrangements in church for a special event, whether a celebration or in memory of a loved one who has died, then please enter all necessary details in the relevant week on the Flower Sponsorship Schedule which is on the table at the back of the church.

The rota for 2018 is on the clipboard at the back of the church. If you find that your preferred date is already taken, we suggest that you explore the possibility of a 'joint sponsorship' for that weekend.

If you have any queries, please speak to Chris Thompson.


Contacting a Priest:

Canon Ann is the first point of contact if you would like to speak to a priest.
annwaizeneker@gmail.com  /   01273 965303

Or you are welcome to approach Revd Terry directly, if you wish.

N.B. Canon Ann's day off is FRIDAY; Revd Terry is generally unavailable on MONDAY and FRIDAY.


Enquiries about Marriages:

Please contact the Parish Office, 1 New Road, Shoreham-by-Sea
smdh.office@gmail.com  /  01273 440202


Church Hall Bookings:

Please contact Alun Gerry
goodshepherdhall@gmail.com  /  TEXT: 07786 141847

Further details can be found in the church hall, the church porch or  by clicking HERE.


Updated Church History available

Following the centenary in 2013, the History of COGS, written by Revd Colin Blagg for the 75th Anniversary, was updated by Bob Cranmore and Revd Gail.  You can buy it direct from Amazon, which will cost £4.99 - of which the church gets £1; or you can buy from our stock at £4, when the church gets £1.50 - ask Bob for a copy.


CD’s of Gail’s Farewell Service - only £1 each

If you would like a copy of this CD, please see Brian.
All proceeds will go into COGS funds. 


Recorded Services

If you know of anyone who cannot get to church but might like to listen to our 10:00am service at home, please talk to Brian who can produce a CD or download it to a USB memory stick.

To listen to sermons from the past few weeks, click HERE.

Brian would love to have your feedback on this valuable facility.


Prayer Chain

Please forward prayer chain requests to the co-ordinator, Betty Sinclair:

bettyandken[@]btinternet.com  :  01273 463367


Safeguarding (formerly Child Protection)

Derek Hansen has overall responsibility for Safeguarding and he will be looking after the DBS checks (Disclosure & Barring Service - formerly CRB) for those involved in church activities with children or vulnerable adults.


Items for the Next Notice Sheet

Please forward items for the notice sheet (by 6:00 pm on Tuesday each week) to:

 goodshepherd.office14[@]gmail.com

THANK YOU