I hope that everyone is well and fingers crossed that everything will be opened up on the 20th July.
Congratulations to Simon Burrows and Charlotte Eames (our Church Warden) on their recent nuptials, we wish them all the best.
Also Congratulations go to Christine Walker who was ordained on the 3rd July at Blackburn Cathedral (pictures can be viewed on our Over Wyresdale Church fb page). Many thanks to Holly Huset for the beautiful stole that she made for Christine on behalf of the parish.
4th 11.00am BCP 1st 11.00am BCP
11th 5.30pm Family Service 8th 5.30pm Family Service
18th 11.00am Holy Communion 15th 11.00am Holy Communion
25th 5.30pm Evensong 22nd 5.30pm Evensong
29th 10.15am Benefice at St Peters Quernmore
Face masks are a prerequisite for inside, unfortunately there is still no singing, hopefully that won't deter you from coming and joining these services.
Service times and locations maybe subject to change dependent on Govt guidelines/updates. Please keep an eye out on the church fb page for further details.
Car Boot Sale - In aid of the Blackpool Fylde & Wyre Cerebral Palsy Association
Simon and Sally Tait would like to thank all those who participated in the car boot and those of you that came in support.
Jen Rossall has opened up a Montessari playgroup with immersive French. It is a 6 week educational course for children 6 months - 3 years of age. If you are interested please contact Jen on 07306143943
Mini Youth Club for Minis - 11th 4.00pm - 5.30pm at church followed with family service. This session will be the last one until September.
Forest Church Saturday 10th 10.00am
Congratulations to those of you that completed #30DaysWild, Jackie has certificates for anyone that would like one.
Jackie is holding another zoom session for Forest Church, kits will be needed, so please feel free to collect them from the porch at St Marks, Dophinholme from Monday 7th July. If you would like to join in, please contact Jackie Hough on email@example.com for the link.
There will be no August session, but will reconvene in September
Cawthorne Endowed Primary School
Stay and Play - School have started a Stay & Play session for any children from birth up to pre-school. If you know or have any little ones (and parents) who would like to join in, please let school know. The sessions are on a Thursday afternoon 2.30pm-3.30pm. Check out their fb page and also their school website www.https://abbeysteadschool.co.uk/ also contact number 01524 791565
Leavers Ball - Thursday 15th
End of Term - Friday 16th
Partners in Environment Youth Group - Sun 25th 10.00am-1.00pm
There was a great turnout for the Youth Group last week, which is fantastic news and a great start to this new group. The next session will be on the 25th at Scorton. The teens will be helping the Wyre Rivers Trust with Balsam bashing, river monitoring and litter picking along the river near Scorton. The age group will be 11 years to 16 years old. Please contact Rob Foster either via messenger or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like your children to attend, as numbers will need to be passed on to the Wyre River Trust. Similarly if you would like to help Rob as a volunteer please do email him on the account provided.
There will be no August issue - however if you have anything that you wish to be circulated please let me know.
Cawthorne School - New Academic Year Thursday 2nd
Bin Collection over Bank Holiday
If your regular collection is on a Wednesday:
Thursday 2nd Sptember
If it's on another day please look on the council website https://www.lancaster.gov.uk/bins-recycling/bin-collection-calendar
School Govenors Meeting - Monday 13th at 7.30pm
PCC Meeting - Thursday 23rd at 7.30pm in church
If you have anything you wish to share please feel free to drop me an email and I will either do a quick round robin or have it included into our next issue.
As my updates are monthly, if you would like to get more up to date info why not join our Facebook pages(?) - Abbeystead Community Group, Christ Church Over Wyresdale or The United Benefice of Dolphinholme, Quernmore and Over Wyresdale
If you are in a position to provide a regular contribution to our churches please contact the following for further information:
Over Wyresdale - Helen Yu email - email@example.com
Quernmore - Stephen Potter email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dolphinholme - Anthony Atkinson email - email@example.com
St Marks Dolphinholme
The 1991 Committee has a just giving page to support St Mark’s. Please either visit https:// www.justgiving.com/campaign/Dolphinholme1991groupcharity or see Rosie Prest or Barbara Gorst or if you shop at Amazon please go to Amazon Smile and click on St Marks tab - Amazon Smile will donate a percentage of your shopping basket to the church.
Please do let me know if there is anything you wish to be included or sent round in a round robin. And also if there is anybody that you know who would like to be included in the What's on in Abbeystead' group please ask them to contact me and let me know.
Signing off with warmest regards
Thanks to all who gathered on St Mark's Day for our special outdoor service, during which we buried a time capsule. Here's hoping that some of you are there to see it dug up in 50 years time!
Don't forget that next Saturday (8th) is Forest Church, on Zoom at 10am. Keep an eye on Facebook and the website for further details and packs will be available outside church shortly. Please contact Jackie for further information.
There is also going to be a Little Mark’s sunflower challenge starting with Forest Church next weekend - hopefully to raise some funds for St Mark’s - look out for the showstopper sunflowers at Dolphinholme Village Show!
St. Mark’s Church Dolphinholme
St Mark’s has been able to claim £ 2584.75 from
HM Revenue and Customs for the tax year 2019 – 2020.
The payment is made up of £ 1899.41 from Gift Aid donations, £ 648.81 from the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme and £0.53 in repayment interest.
Thank you to all who have contributed and are continuing to contribute in the current tax year.
Other ways of supporting St Mark’s financially are
1) Mile of Change tubes – available from the porch or from Kath Pye.
2) St Mark’s 100 Club - £52 annually, prizes monthly.
3) The 1991 Committee is now a registered charity on Smile.Amazon. Log onto smile.amazon and please make Dolphinholme 1991 Group Charity your charity of choice. Then shop using your normal Amazon account.
Katherine Hakes (Gift aid secretary) on behalf of St. Mark’s PCC
Tel: 01524 791826 firstname.lastname@example.org