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THY KINGDOM COME - 25th May - 4th June 2017 - www.thykingdom.co.uk A Week of Prayer

Tuesday 30th May - Prayer Walk Visit of Bishop Mark to Failsworth

9.00am - Holy Family

9.20am St John the Evangelist Failsworth Pole

Pray with Bishop Mark for Our Community and Church

HAVE YOU SIGNED UP? - If you are baptised, over sixteen years of age, either resident in this parish or an habitual worshipper at St. John's for over six months you are eligible to join the parochial electoral roll.

This allows you to participate in the election of our Parochial Church Council (PCC) the body responsible with the Rector and Churchwardens for caring for our Church and it's mission. Application forms at the back of Church.

Parish Confirmation - Wednesday 7th June 7.00pm Come and Support our Candidates

DIARY DATES - 2017 Events at Church

Saturday - 17th June - Summer Fair Saturday - 1st July - 'Meet, Greet, Eat' Friday - 7th July - Oldham Community Choir Saturday - 30th September - Harvest Quiz Saturday - 18th November - Christmas Fair

Table Top Sale in the Mission Hall - Saturday 3rd June - 10.00am - 12noon

Tables £5.00 - please contact Jackie Flanagan 07974 831467 to book a table

St. John's Summer Outing - Saturday 10th June 2017

We have booked a coach to take us to SHREWSBURY - Beautiful capital of Shropshire Historic Town Centre, Fine Churches & Castle, Lots of interesting shops, restaurants and pubsd, The Quarry Park and Dingle Gardens. Fare: Adult £11.00, Child £5.50


We need volunteers to staff our stalls and items to sell - so have a rummage around.

TOMBOLA PRIZES URGENTLY REQUIRED. If you have anything suitable for the Tombola Stall it would be gratefully received and very much appreciated. Thank you Glenys.

BOTTLE STALL - If anyone has any bottles for our stall they would be very much appreciated, please see Hilda, Graham, Joyce and Arthur. Thank you.

For Your Prayers

For those to be baptised here today - Summer Grace Kelly, Teddy Thomas Jeffery, Gabriel Peter Boase, Freddie James Gordon

For those who were married here yesterday -

The sick and those facing adversity especially - Theresa Cave, Rosemary Ousey, Gillian Jones, Audrey Smith, Peter Flynn, Sam McDonald, Ron McManus, Peter Macauley

Flowers at the foot of the cross are given in loving memory of a dear mum, Audrey whose birthday is the 20th May and a dear dad Ronald, whose anniversary is the 27th May always in our thoughts. Love Sandra, Gillian, Ann and Families.

The flowers by the book of remembrance are in loving memory of

The Faithful Departed - Iris Cresswell

For those who anniversaries occur at this time - Lilly Jones, Peggy Gilbody, Ernestine Louise Green, William Donegan, Ronald Batchelor, Frank Ousey.

Universal Prayer intention for May

For Christians in Africa: in imitration of the Merciful Jesus, may give a prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice and peace


Community in Failsworth

Sunday - Densmore Street Our Church and Parish

Monday - Derby Street Our Parish Schools and all young people

Tuesday - Douglas Street Our Shops and local Businesses

Wednesday - Duke Street Our Health Centres

Thursday - Dunkerley Avenue Local employers and those seeking work

Friday - Edmund Street The Elderley and those living alone

Saturday - Ellesmere Street Our Young Families

Parish Priest : Fr. Jonathan Elcock

Tel. 0161 683 4196

Email. failsworthstjohn@aol.com



If you have been an habitual worshipper at St John's over the last six months you are eligible for inclusion on the Electoral Roll.

If you wish to be entered on the Roll or amend your entry please see Christine Booth or Father Jonathan

St. John the Evangelist