Events

L'Arche Boogie Night: Friday 15th December, 7.30pm. In the Church Hall. This is a disco run by L'Arche who are a community of disabled and non-disabled people living in Withington. Find out more information at the back of Church, or contact L'Arche Manchester at manchester@larche.org.uk

Nine Lessons and Carols (Withington Community Carol Service): Sunday 17th December, 6.30pm. In Church.

St. Paul's School Christmas Service: Wednesday 20th December, 2pm. At St. Paul's School. 

Nativity and Carol Service with L'Arche: Saturday 23rd December, 4pm. Feel free to come dressed to take part as angels, shepherds, kings, etc. This will be held in Church. 

Midnight Mass: Sunday 24th December, 11.30pm. First Communion of Christmas. In Church. 

Christmas Day:  Monday 25th December, 10.30am. Sung Eucharist for people of all ages. In Church. 

Epiphany Procession with L'Arche: Saturday 6th January, 4pm. Starting at Withington Methodist Church, moving to St. Cuthbert's, and finishing at St. Paul's. Route is wheelchair/powerchair accessible. We reflect on the gifts of the three wise men, gold, frankincense and myrrh and are asked to bring our own practical gifts for babies and their mothers. Nappies, baby food, toiletries, etc. All these gifts will be donated to the Food bank. (NB the Foodbank has plenty of tampons).

Messy Church: Saturday 27th January, 10.30-12.00, at Withington Methodist Church. See here for more information about what Messy Church is. 

Book Group: Tuesday 30th January, at 7.30pm. The book will be Splash of Words by Mark Oakley. This will take place at Gisela's house.  Please contact Gisela, or else email Eve (eve_waterside@hotmail.co.uk) for the address, or for more details. 

Please see here for our fantastic music events!

Weekly Events

Bible study: most Mondays, 2.30-4.30pm (with a break between Advent and Lent). We read the Gospel passage for the week, and reflect on jumps out to us from the passage. This is not academic-type bible study, and is open to all with an interest in exploring the weekly readings. It is held at Pam Hall's house. For an address, and/or more information please contact Pam at: pamgascoignehall@gmail.com

Home Guard: Tuesdays, 7.30 for 8 pm. This is  an informal  house-group promoting  frank and free discussion of issues of life and faith. For more information e-mail Charles (cgwpilkington@btinternet.com), or Ian (ian.purver@btintrnet.comto find out more, or ask to be introduced to them on a Sunday morning.

Announcements

With the figures still coming in, so far we know that over £1800 was raised at the church craft and cake sale!!! It was a great event, full of goodwill and community spirit. A massive well done, and many thanks to those involved; to all who organised it, made crafts/cakes, helped out, and came along -- you are wonderful.