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					                                                                          Welcome to St Leonard’s Church
                                                                                          www.stleonards-church.org.uk
                                                                                  Part of the Horsham Team Ministry
                                                                                           www.horshamchurches.co.uk
                                                                                                       Vicar – vacancy
         Reader – Mrs Margaret Symonds (01403) 273479: margaret.symonds@tiscali.co.uk OR reader@stleonards-
         church.org.uk
         Team wardens: Mr Tim Hewlett (01403) 252921 teamwardenone@stleonards-church.org.uk
                         Mr Terry Clark (01403) 261206 teamwardentwo@stleonards-church.org.uk
         Please contact Margaret in the first instance regarding illness or other need.


         SERVICES
         Today – 14th February 2010 - 9.30am –Sung Eucharist                                                  TEA & CHAT
         Wednesday – 17th February 2010 Ash Wednesday – 9.00am Holy Communion, with
                                                                                                                 TODAY
         Imposition of Ashes: we welcome Rev’d Guy Bridgewater. Readings: 2 Cor 5:20-6:10; Matt
                                                                                                              2.30-4.00pm
         6:1-6,16-21.
         Next Sunday – 21st February 2010 – 9.30am –Sung Eucharist. We welcome Rev’d David                   ALL WELCOME
         Bouskill. Readings; Ps 91:1,2,9-end; Deut 26:1-11; Rom 10:8-13; Luke 4:1-13.

         THIS WEEK’S PRAYERS
             Our daily prayers in our St. Leonard's Prayer Diary, local, national and international news.
             For those in our own congregation, family and friends who have injuries, are unwell or recovering:


         EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY
         Saturday 27th February – 1.00pm in the Unitarian Church, Worthing Road – “A Humanist looks at faith”.
         Friday 5th March – Women’s World day of Prayer – services 10.30am @ London Rd Methodist Church and 8.00pm @
         Brighton Road Baptist Church
         Sunday 21st March – 11.00am – St Leonard’s AGM, in the Hall, after the service.
         Monday 26th April – 7.45pm – Parish AGM – in the Barn.
         Sunday 2nd May – Bennetts Field family Fun day - more details later.
         Saturday 8th May – 10.00am-12noon (provisional timing) - St Leonard’s Spring Fair. Volunteers will be needed to
         “man” stalls and to help organise the event.

               DEVELOPING DISCIPLESHIP COURSE - THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE OLD TESTAMENT
             Last chance to apply – deadline for forms to Church House is Friday. Details on the table in the hall.


                WINTERSHALL PRODUCTIONS                                                    EASTER MONDAY WALK
   The passion of Jesus is being performed in Trafalgar Square         The annual walk for Knowles Tooth is on Easter Monday. 7-mile
                       on Good Friday – 3.15pm.                        circular from Alfriston – please se the poster and either sign up
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 The Life of Christ – at the Wintershall Estate – 29 June – 4 July.        to walk or sponsor somebody who is walking – or both!
  Speak to Terry or Margaret if you would be interested in going.
                                                                                            WATER AID FOR LENT
                             ROTAS                                        If you want to collect change in a jar, like we did last year,
   If you are on the flower rota please let Ann Rolfe have your             please collect your sticker from the table and start it on
                         holiday dates asap.                                    Wednesday! Bring your jars on Easter Sunday!
Similarly, if you are on the Service rota or Tea & Chat rota please     There’s also a CHRISTIAN AID LENT CHALLENGE that you
       let Richard or Caroline have your holiday dates asap.           might like to do as well or as an alternative – sheets are also on
                                                                                    the table in the hall. The choice is yours!


              Considering Confirmation this year?
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The Confirmation service will be on 6 June at 6.30pm. Please ring         Many thanks to those who supported our Christingles.
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     Judi Cox on 210207 by 21 February about preparation.                       We raised £50 for the Children’s Society.
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  There will be an Alpha course on Thursday evenings from 11
                              March.
                     CARD SALES                                                      St Leonard’s Prayer Chain
                                                                   If you have not yet joined our Prayer Chain and think you might like to,
Please don’t forget to look at Sandra’s cards. She has Get
                                                                    please speak to Margaret. It is a very simple idea for making sure we
 Well, Sympathy and others as well as Birthday cards, all
              lovingly and beautifully made.                       all pray for one another and any who request our prayers of support or
  The proceeds will help our church and other charities.                                        thanksgiving.




                                              Milk Bottle Tops for the Salvation Army

                                    See the poster on the board for more details but please bring
                                     your plastic milk bottle tops (washed!) to church and we will
                                    collect them for this ongoing appeal. They can be delivered to
                                                      16 Trundle Mead, Horsham

				
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