WELCOME TO ST. CUTHBERT AND ST. AIDAN’S WEBSITE.

We are Church of England churches located in the North East corner of the ‘island’ of Portsmouth.

St. Cuthbert’s serves the community around the Baffins area and St. Aidan’s the Anchorage Park area of the parish.

The parish is a member of Inclusive Church, and want everyone to feel welcome to join us on Sundays or at activities on other days of the week.

Our new Vicar, Revd. Allie Kerr, will be licensed in St Cuthbert’s Church on Tuesday 16th July at 6.30pm. More details nearer the time.

In the meantime, services continue as usual led by our Assistant Priests, our Readers and other clergy from the Diocese.

Do come and join us we will make you welcome.

May God bless you, today and in the future.

Churchwardens and members of St. Cuthbert and St. Aidan’s Churches.

PARISH LEGAL TITLE – ST. CUTHBERT, PORTSEA

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FROM THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

DAILY BIBLE READINGS

Fri 24 Hebrews.6.9-15
Sat 25 Hebrews.6.16-20

6th Sunday of Easter, 26th May. 
Acts 16.9-15, Revelation 21.10.22-22.5
and John 14.23-29

Mon 27 Hebrews.7.1-10
Tues 28 Hebrews.7.11-17
Wed 29 Hebrews.7.18-28
Thurs 30 Hebrews.8.1-8
Fri 31 Hebrews.8.9-13
Sat 1 Hebrews.9.1-10

7th Sunday of Easter Readings, 2nd June.
Acts 16.16-34,
Revelation 22.12-14,16,17,20-end
and John 17.20-end.

ASCENSION DAY SERVICE

Thursday 30th May at 7.30pm in St. Cuthbert’s Church.
Please come along to this important service to celebrate the ascension of Christ into heaven after His death, burial and resurrection. This service will be led by Revd. Carol Gully and accompanied by our Music Group.

COMMUNITY CAFES

Community Cafés
Please note that both the Monday and Wednesday morning cafés will be closed during the week beginning Monday 27th May.

PENNIES FOR HEAVEN

Another good month folks with £71-44 being added to the total bringing it to £7846-25 My thanks go to all who have
contributed. Beulah.

Messy Church Saturday 1st June 2-4pm

Join us for craft, activities, games and refreshments and invite your friends, family and neighbours.

If you would like to help with the set-up, activities, refreshments or tidying away then please speak to Rachel Milne 023 9282 2711.

SAFEGUARDING

St. Cuthbert’s church is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults and creating protective and supportive environments where all people, and especially those who may be vulnerable, are able to worship and pursue their faith journey in safety.

We follow the national legal and procedural framework for safeguarding children and adults of the Diocese of Portsmouth and Church of England policy and practice.

Our parish policy which includes Disclosure & Barring (DBS) checks on those who work with young people and vulnerable adults s administered by the Safeguarding Team which is a subcommittee of the Parochial Church Council (PCC.)

PARISH SAFEGUARDING OFFICERS:

Sue Wells
Email: sue.wells2@ntlworld.com

Telephone: 07762 332226

Bev Hill
Email: bev.hill1@ntlworld.com

Telephone: 07792 628478

SAFEGUARDING TEAM

Sue Wells, Bev Hill, Barry Day, Richard Shurmer & Churchwardens.

What I like about St Cuthbert and St Aidan’s churches is …

“… the warm, and friendly welcome from the “meet and greet” team at services and other church events”.

David Stemp.

DAILY PRAYER

Every day – pray for the Clergy, Carol and Kate, Lay Readers, Richard and Jane, Bryan, in training and Church Wardens, Malcolm and Anne and there is a prayer for each day in the ‘Upcoming Events’.

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God is our refuge and strength, an ever – present help in trouble.
Psalm 46.1.

Upcoming Events

May
25
Sat
Daily Prayer – Pray for shop workers.
May 25 all-day
May
26
Sun
Daily Prayer – Augustine, 1st Archbishop of Canterbury – Pray for Justin Welby, present Archbishop of Canterbury.
May 26 all-day
Holy Communion @ St. Cuthbert's Church
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Holy Communion @ St. Aidan's Church
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Holy Communion @ St. Cuthbert's Church
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
May
27
Mon
Daily Prayer – Choose a favourite hymn and sing a verse during the day.
May 27 all-day
May
28
Tue
Daily Prayer – Pray for Grandparents who are not allowed to see their grandchildren.
May 28 all-day
Holy Communion @ St. Cuthbert's Church
May 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Community Cafe @ Wells-Smith Room, St. Cuthbert's Centre
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
May
29
Wed
Daily Prayer – Pray for the music group.
May 29 all-day

Richard & Sheila Martin who run the Café on Wednesday mornings.

 

COMMUNITY CAFÉS

Open every week during the autumn!

 

On Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, there is a Community Café at the back of the church from 9am and 12.30 pm. (Nb. Not public holidays)

 

On Tuesdays the Community Café is in the Wells-Smith Room on the second floor from 9.15am to 12.30pm.

 

All the cafes serve a range of drinks, cakes, snacks and light lunches – we have a variety of teas; a selection of quality coffees and also hot chocolate! Cold squashes also available.

 

Why not drop in and sample the wares next time you're passing. You're sure of a warm welcome.

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