A talk by Dr Gemma Simmonds CJ. Sr Gemma is Director of the Religious Life Institute at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, Cambridge, and is an internationally renowned speaker and broadcaster. Wednesday 6th November, 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Church, Worswick Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6UW. Bus leaves St Cuthbert’s at 6.30pm, returning around 9.30pm. Places are limited, so sign up now!
On Friday 24 February, we have our next parish film night, for young and old alike. We will be showing the musical West Side Story, and doors open at 6:30pm for pizza, with the film starting at 7:00pm .
The events group is arranging a parish dinner to be held at the Seven Stars Shincliffe on Thursday 9 March at 7:00pm. If you would like to attend the dinner please sign up on the sheet on the notice board. The contact for this event is Gil Bolton telephone 0191 384 7217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This Friday 7 October is Harvest Fast Day. We are invited to join 32-year-old Nicanora, from Bolivia, on her journey from poverty to abundance.
We can stand alongside Nicanora as she learns new skills and receives materials and seeds that will enable her to grow enough food to feed her family. Please pick up a Fast Day envelope today and give what you can.
The next parish film night will be on Saturday 17th September at 7.00pm. The film will be ‘High Noon’ starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly and there will be pizza and refreshments.
The next Parish evening will be on Wednesday 20 July, with Mass at 7.00pm, followed by a shared meal and a discussion. We will be joined by Karen Kilby, who will lead our discussion on the relationship of love and suffering. The evening will finish at about 9.30pm. All are welcome.
This year’s Miners’ Gala is on Saturday 9 July, and as usual we will be selling refreshments to raise money for charity. If you can help on the day itself, or with preparations beforehand, please sign up on the list at the back of church.
We are also looking for contributions of quiche and of cakes. Please sign up on the list if you can help, so we will have some idea of how much we may need to buy.
And, of course, if you are visiting the Gala, do drop in to our little oasis of peace and (relative) quiet!