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NEWS UPDATE

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Sunday 25th February in Taney

Crèche
The Crèche will be on during the 10.15am Service in Christ Church.  Sunday School will not be on.
 
Uniformed Organisations’ Service
We welcome the leaders and member of our Uniformed Organisations’ to Christ Church this Sunday for their annual Service.  All those participating are asked to meet in the Sinnamon Hall by 9.45am on Sunday morning.  We also will be welcoming the Rev Canon Peter Campion, Chaplain at the King’s Hospital School, as our special preacher.
 
Habitat for Humanity
Alex Dunlop will be travelling to Romania with Habitat for Humanity Team in June .  She is fund raising to pay for not just her travel but the building materials required to build houses that the Wesley team will build over 10 days.
They are going to an orphanage that Wesley College has built strong connections with for the past 15 years.  The plan is to build a number of apartments for the children who are turning 18 years and need supported accommodation as they move into adult and independent life.
She will be selling notelets designed by artists from Wesley College and hosting tea / coffee in the hall after church.  Any donations would be greatly appreciated
 
LENT IN TANEY 2018
 
Daily Services
The Clergy say ‘Matins’ at 9.30am on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays in the Clergy Room during Lent.  They invite anyone who would like to join them to attend.  On Wednesdays there will be a celebration of the Holy Communion in Christ Church at 10.00am as usual – followed by tea/coffee & biscuits in the Foyer.
 
Mid-Week Services in St. Nahi’s during Lent
On Wednesdays 28th February and the 14th and 21st March, there will be a short Service of Quiet at 8.30pm, in St. Nahi’s Church, Dundrum.  Using liturgy from the Iona Abbey Worship Book, these services will include a period of silent meditation.  On the 7th March there will be celebration of Holy Communion at the earlier time of 8.00pm.  Please make note of the differing times of these services.
 
Lenten Lunches
Our Lenten Lunches, in aid of Third World Charities, including Christian Aid, continue on Thursdays during Lent, 12.30 – 1.30pm.  Do come and join us and bring your friends.
 
Annual Bishops’ Appeal Fund Collection
We are making our annual collection for the Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal Fund during Lent.  The Bishops’ Appeal Fund provides much needed aid and education in developing countries and in times of natural disaster.  Please give as generously as you can.  It will be much appreciated.  Information leaflets and special collection envelopes are available in the churches throughout the season of Lent.  The Bishops’ Appeal Administrator, Ms Lydia Monds will be the speaker at our Services next Sunday 4th March.
 
BIBLE STUDY & PRAYER GROUP
The Parish Bible Study and Prayer Group will resume their meetings on Friday 2nd March at 10.30am in Meeting Room 2.  All welcome.
 
YOUTH CLUB
After the half-term break we welcome all members of Youth Club back into the TPC on Saturday 3rd March at 6.00pm – 7.30pm.
 
DARE TO BE A DORCAS!
Dorcas Group meeting again this Wednesday afternoon 3 - 4 pm in the Loft at the Parish Centre.  All those interested in knitting or sewing for charitable use, are very welcome. We are getting to use up those pieces of unused wool, material, buttons, zips and ribbons lurking around our homes. You can also enjoy the chat and learn or share some skills too.  Jennifer Sloane 2955341.
 
FACEBOOK
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TRANSPORT

We have a number of Parishioners who would dearly love to attend Sunday Services, and who require transport.  If you feel in any way that you could offer to collect one or two of these parishioners it would be very much appreciated.  Please contact the parish office or one of the clergy if you can assist.


CONTACT US

The office is open from 9.30am – 3.30pm Monday – Friday. Tel. No.: 01-298 5491

e-mail: parishoftaney@eircom.net Parish Website: www.taneyparish.ie

Please be sure to inform the office of any changes to your contact details – e.g. address, telephone/mobile number or email.


On-call telephone number

The clergy now operate a designated emergency telephone number it is: 083 477 1673.

This number may be called in case or cases of pastoral emergency only, should there be no reply from the parish office or clergy numbers.