St Helens Church, High Street, Wheathampstead, St Albans, AL4 8AA. Worship Times: 8am, 9:30am, 3.30pm


Notices from Sunday’s Pew Sheet


Volunteers needed! we are looking for regular Welcomers for the 3rd Sunday of the month 9:30 service. If any interested parties could speak to Margaret Pearce to find out more.

 

Work Party at St Helen’s Church – Saturday 23rd March, 2-5pm.
Any help with general tidying up to get St Helen’s Church and Churchyard ready for Good Friday and Easter would be appreciated. For information, contact Stephen 07739 647387.

Spotlight on Africa warmly invites you to a Coffee Afternoon with Bim Afolami, MP. Delicious tea, coffee and cakes. Saturday 23rd March, 2.30-4.30pm. Wheathampstead Memorial Hall. All donations gratefully received! For information, contact Hilary 07712 791625 RSVP coffee@soa.org.uk

 “Don’t bet on it”, Monday 25th March, 8pm at All Saints Church, Batford. Everyone welcome to hear Bishop Alan speak about the campaign for tougher regulation on FOBTs and online gambling. Refreshments served from 7.45pm

POSY MAKING FOR MOTHERING SUNDAY, Saturday 30th March 10-11am we will be making posies for the Mothering Sunday service in the crossing. All welcome, especially children and Dads. Parents are welcome to have a coffee at Coffee in the Chancel whilst waiting. Please look in your garden to see if you could cut a bag of foliage and greenery for us and drop this into church from 9.30am Please contact Linda with any queries.  58linda.thomas@gmail.com

 ‘Life and Death’ Café: Tuesdays, May 14th and June 4th at 3.30pm with tea and cakes, September 24 and October 15th at 7.30pm. An opportunity to talk through all the practical and experiential issues concerning preparing for and dealing with death.  This is an issue whatever our age and life experience concerns us all.  We will be using material prepared by the Church of England entitled ‘Grave Talk’ – which we piloted last year. The meetings will last an hour and will include refreshments.

 

Charity Partnerships

Fundraising Quiz Night for team visit to Kimbilio in the DR Congo on the occasion of its 10th anniversary; we have supported Kimbilio since its infancy. Thursday 28th March at St Helen’s School, 7 for 7.30pm.  £10 per head to include fish and chip supper or vegetarian option.  Tables of 6-8.  Make up a table with your friends and neighbours. We can help you form a table if necessary. Forms available at the back of church – please return to the Church Office or Karl (07931534533).

 

Training for all Potential Azalea & Flint Frontline Volunteers

Our charity partner, Azalea is holding a Training Course on 30th March, 11th May and 22nd June. All three dates must be attended if you wish to join the frontline team. Contact Azalea on 01582 733200 or visit the website for further details of the training programme www.azalea.org.uk