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Richard and Brenda’s Last Sunday – 28th April

We will be holding a ‘bring and share’ lunch after the 10.15 service and AGM on 28th April. This is to say a fond farewell to Richard and Brenda and wish them both luck as they move on to pastures new. Further details to follow.

Journey Into Light – Art Exhibition 9 – 18 May

“Journey into Light”, an exhibition of prisoners’ artwork, is coming to Norbury in May. The Exhibition will run from Thursday 9th May to Saturday 18th May, 12.00– 4.00pm each day. From its launch in Chester Cathedral last September, it is being displayed in 25 churches in the Chester Diocese. We at Norbury are thrilled to… Read more »

Shoebox Coffee Morning – 6 April, 10am – 12 noon

Entrance 50p. Cake stall, greetings cards for sale, raffle. Come and enjoy a cuppa and a biscuit, and find out more about International Aid Trust and what the Shoebox team has been doing this year. All proceeds will go towards the cost of transportation (£2 per box) by International Aid Trust and essential items for… Read more »

Lent Meetings – Wednesdays from 13th March to 3 April – Various Venues

As usual during Lent, there will be meetings for study, discussion, worship and fellowship, together with the other churches in Hazel Grove. Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm. March 13th at Baptist Church; 20th at Methodist; 27th at St Peter’s RC; April 3rd at Norbury; 10th at URC.

Lent Foodbank Collection

Many people at Norbury have generously supported the Advent appeals we made in 2017 and 2018 to support the Stockport Foodbank based at Hazel Grove Baptist Church. This year, because of the ever-increasing need, we are making an additional appeal for help during Lent. There will be a Foodbank collecting box at the entrance to… Read more »

Lent Books

We have available two options for daily reading in Lent: “Pilgrim Journeys” (short reflections on the Beatitudes, at £2.95); and “Celtic Lent” (more substantial reflections in the Celtic tradition, at around £8.50). These are available from the bookstall. Make the most of your Lent experience! Richard

Quiet Space Relaunces in September

We will re-launch this lovely occasion for reflection and fellowship in September 2019. More info to follow. There will be no Quiet Space sessions until the re-launch.

Commisioning of New Mothers’ Union Diocesan President – 9 March

On Saturday, 9th March Wendy Sykes will be commissioned by the Bishop of Chester as the Mothers’ Union Diocesan President in the Cathedral at 11.00 am. A coach will be leaving Norbury Church at 9.00 am returning from Chester at 4.00 pm and the cost will be £10. If you would like to come and… Read more »

Ash Wednesday – 6 March

There will be two services of Communion & Ashing to mark the beginning of Lent, on Ash Wednesday 6th March, at 10.30am and 7.30pm. Do join us for one of those, to mark the start of this important season of preparation.


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