Good morning people of God, I hope you've kept warm and well, and feel encouraged by the signs of spring.
It is St Matthew's AGM next Sunday, (2nd April) after the service.The service will be shortened and we invite everyone to stay after the service to attend.
Please find attached YWOW for the 5th Sunday of Lent.
Please find below notices of social events, Holy Week services and Easter celebrations.
Sponsored marathon Darren from St Matthew's is running the London marathon on 23rd April and his chosen charity is "Chance Changing Lives" in Crewe. It operates a Saturday kitchen providing hot meals for homeless people and those in need and a supermarket for people struggling to make ends meet.
If you'd like to sponsor Darren here's the link for donations is https://2023tcslondonmarathon.enthuse.com/pf/darren-evans-ef4af
Or people can make donations in person!
As a celebration of Easter, we look forward to an Easter Afternoon tea. Saturday April 1st 2023 at 2.30pm, in St. Matthew's Church Hall. Ticket only available from Chris and Alan Wheeler for £8.
Grand Easter Hampers raffle, Tickets £1 each, are available from Chris Wheeler, the draw will be at the Easter Afternoon tea.
Maundy Thursday, 6th April
7.00 pm at Christ Church, Wheelock, (stripping the altar and washing feet).
Good Friday, 7th April
11.00 am service at St Matthew's, Haslington
2.00 pm service at Christ Church, Wheelock
7.00 pm a streamed "Service of Shadows" to our Facebook pages
Holy Saturday, 8th April
3.00 pm Easter Egg hunt and the Easter story, with crafts. At St Michael and All Angels, Crewe Green
7.00 pm Easter Vigil, at St Michael and All Angels, Crewe Green
Easter Sunday, 8th April
9.30 am Holy Communion, at St Matthew's, Haslington
10.45 am Holy Communion, at Christ Church Wheelock
11.00 am Holy Communion, at St Michael and All Angels, Crewe Green
With every blessing
Vicar Jane xx
Our Churches are Now Open
**St. Matthew's is open for the Sunday Morning service at 9:30am
also live streamed
Wednesday Morning at 10:45am for Holy Communion (BCP), **
**Christ Church is open for the Sunday Morning service and live streaming at 10:45am**
**St. Michael's is open for the Sunday Morning service at 11:00am
Wednesday Morning at 9:45am for Holy Communion**
Wednesday Holy Communion takes place at St. Michael's at 9:45am and St Matthew's (BCP) at 10:45am
St Matthew's Christ Church St Michael's
1st Sunday 9:30am: Holy Communion 10:45am: Family Service 11:00am: Morning Prayer
2nd Sunday 9:30am: Morning Prayer 10:45am: Morning Prayer 11:00am: Holy Communion
3rd Sunday 9:30am: Holy Communion 10:45am: Family Communion 11:00am: Morning Prayer
4th Sunday 9:30am: Morning Prayer 10:45am: Morning Prayer 11:00am: Holy Communion
5th Sunday 10:30 Joint Benefice Service