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Sunday, 25 December 2011

Notices: 25th December 2011

Christmas Day:
Sunday 25th 10.00am Family Service with a shortened Holy Communion after a short pause. Children may bring along one unwrapped present.

This week:
New Year’s Eve 11.30pm Watchnight Service

Next Sunday:
New Year’s Day 11.00am Holy Communion

Flower Rota
The new flower rota for 2012 is now available in the porch if you wish to sign up. For more information, speak to Jean Parsons.

Pastoral Emergencies
In the event of a pastoral emergency between Sunday 25th and Tuesday 27th, please contact Canon David Skuce (Maguiresbridge) on 028 6772 1250.

Christmas Greetings
Lynsey and I would like to express our thanks and appreciation for all your help, support and kindness in our first few months in the parish. We hope you have a blessed and joyful Christmas, and a peaceful new year - Gary

Sunday, 18 December 2011

Notices: 18th December 2011

Today:
11.00am Morning Prayer 2
7.00pm Carols by Candlelight with Maguiresbridge Silver Band, followed by seasonal refreshments. All welcome.

Please join us at any or all of our Christmas Services:
Christmas Eve 11.15pm Holy Communion
Christmas Day 10.00am Family Service with a shortened Holy Communion after a short pause. Children may bring along one unwrapped present
New Year’s Eve 11.30pm Watchnight Service
New Year’s Day 11.00am Holy Communion

Sunday, 11 December 2011

Notices: 11th December 2011

Today:
11.00am Family Nativity Service
3.00pm Brookeborough District Carol Service in the Brooke Memorial Orange Hall. All welcome.

This week:
Monday 12th
Bowls Christmas Night at 7.30pm
Decorating Church for Christmas - speak to Jean Parsons if you would like to help.

Tuesday 13th
MU Carol singing in Northwick House PNH at 7.00pm

Wednesday 14th
GFS Christmas Party at 6.30pm

Thursday 15th
Primary School Christmas Concert 7.30pm

Friday 16th
Sunday School Christmas Party at 7.30pm
Riverbrooke Cross-Community Carols - St Mary’s Church, Brookeborough at 8.00pm
Social for Secondary School age in Clabby Church Hall at 9.30pm

Next Sunday:
Sunday 18th
11.00am Morning Prayer
7.00pm Carols by Candlelight with Maguiresbridge Silver Band and seasonal refreshments

Thank you to all the boys, girls and teachers of the Sunday School, and Myrtle for all their hard work in rehearsing and producing this morning’s Nativity play.

Please join us for our other Christmas services:
Christmas Eve 11.15pm Holy Communion
Christmas Day 10.00am Family Service with Holy Communion after a short pause
New Year’s Eve 11.30pm Watchnight Service
New Year’s Day 11.00am Holy Communion

Sunday, 4 December 2011

Notices: 4th December 2011

Today:
11.00am Holy Communion
6.30pm Evening Prayer - Brooke Memorial Hall (please note earlier time)

This week:
Monday 5th
8pm Bowls

Saturday 10th
Nativity Dress Rehearsal

Next Sunday:
Sunday 11th
10am Sunday School
11am Family Nativity Service presented by Sunday School - in Church Halls

Coming Up:
Monday 12th Decorating Church for Christmas - speak to Jean Parsons if you would like to help.
Tuesday 13th MU Carol singing in Northwick House PNH
Wednesday 14th GFS Christmas Party
Thursday 15th Brookeborough PS Christmas Concert
Friday 16th Sunday School Christmas Party

Thank you to all who contributed towards and came to support the Sale of Work on Wednesday night. Almost £3000 has been raised for parish funds.

Pettigo Methodist Church are holding a Christmas Tree Festival next weekend: Saturday 10th (11am - 7pm) and Sunday 11th (2pm - 6pm). Everyone welcome.

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Notices: 27th October 2011

Today:
11.00am Morning Prayer 2 with Baptism.
We welcome the family and friends of Caitlin Eileen McNeill, who comes to be baptised.

This week:
Monday 28th
8pm Bowls

Wednesday 30th
Sale of Work in the Church Halls at 8pm. Come along for a good evening of fellowship and fun. All welcome.

Friday 2nd
Brookeborough Primary School PTA Pamper Night at 7pm. Entrance £5 by ticket from the school or on the evening.

Next Sunday:
Sunday 4th
10am Sunday School
11am Holy Communion
6.30pm Evening Prayer - Brooke Mem Hall

Coming Up:
Sunday 11th Family Nativity Service presented by the Sunday School
Tuesday 13th MU Carol singing in Northwick House PNH
Wednesday 14th GFS Christmas Party
Thursday 15th Brookeborough PS Christmas Concert
Friday 16th Sunday School Christmas Party

Pettigo Methodist Church are holding a Christmas Tree Festival in December: Saturday 10th (11am - 7pm) and Sunday 11th (2pm - 6pm). Everyone welcome.

Sunday, 20 November 2011

Notices: 20th November 2011

Today:
11am Family Service. We welcome Mr Andrew Thompson, to this morning’s service. Andrew is a first year student at the Church of Ireland Theological Institute.

Next Sunday:
10 am Sunday School
11 am Morning Prayer with Baptism

This Week:
Monday 21st
Bowls match away to Sallaghy
Historical Society in the Station House at 8pm. Sam Morrow: Farming in Fermanagh

Wednesday 23rd
GFS at 6.30 pm
Riverbrooke Inititative in the Station House at 7.30pm. Richard Moore (Children in Crossfire)

Friday 25th
Installation of Roderic West as Archdeacon of Dromore - Dromore Cathedral at 8pm.

Coming Up:
Wednesday 30th Sale of Work at 8pm
Friday 2nd Dec Brookeborough Primary School PTA Pamper Night at 7pm. Entrance £5 by ticket from the school or on the evening.
Tuesday 13th Dec MU Carol singing at Northwick House

In case of pastoral emergency until 26th November, please contact Canon David Skuce (Maguiresbridge) on 028 6772 125O.

Sunday, 13 November 2011

Notices: 13th November 2011

Today:
11.30am Morning Prayer 2 including Act of Remembrance

This week:
Monday 14th
8pm Bowls

Tuesday 15th
8pm Select Vestry

Wednesday 16th
6.30pm GFS

Next Sunday:
Sunday 20th
10am Sunday School
11am Family Service with Andrew Thompson (Theological Institute Student)

Coming Up:
Friday 25th Installation of Roderic West as Archdeacon of Dromore - Dromore Cathedral
Wednesday 30th Sale of Work

In case of pastoral emergency from 19th to 26th November, please contact Canon David Skuce (Maguiresbridge) on (028) 6772 125O.

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Notices: 6th November 2011

Today:
11am Holy Communion 2 - please mark p 201


This week:
Monday 7th
8pm Bowls

Tuesday 8th
Mothers’ Union AGM

Wednesday 9th
6.30pm GFS


Next Sunday:
Sunday 6th
10.45am Service of Remembrance at Brookeborough Cenotaph
11.30am Morning Prayer


Coming Up:
Tuesday 15th
Select Vestry - items for the agenda with the Rector by this Thursday, please.

Friday 25th
Installation of Roderic West as Archdeacon of Dromore - Dromore Cathedral


Clogher Diocesan Magazine
The November issue of the Diocesan Magazine is available for collection today. If you have any notices for the December/January issue, please give them to the Rector today.

Sunday, 30 October 2011

Notices: 30th October 2011

Today:
11am Morning Prayer 1 - please mark p 86 & 758


This week:
Monday 31st
8pm Bowls

Tuesday 1st
7pm Diocesan Insurance Evening - Enniskillen Cathedral Hall

Wednesday 2nd
6.30pm GFS
8pm MU invited to Fivemiletown Methodist Church - Wesleyan Hall. Speaker: Rev Noel Regan, Rector of Clogher


Next Sunday:
Sunday 6th
10am Sunday School
11am Holy Communion
3pm Crosslinks regional event - Enniskillen Cathedral Hall. Speaker: working in Asia
7pm Brooke Hall Evening Prayer


Coming Up:
Tuesday 8th Mothers’ Union AGM


Clogher Diocesan Magazine
Please submit any notes for the December edition of the Clogher Magazine to the Rector by next Sunday.

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Notices: 23rd October

Today:
11am Morning Prayer - please mark pages 101 & 724

This Week:
The annual bowls fun tournament is being held in the Church Hall from Monday to Friday.

Monday 24th NI Blood Transfusion Service at Lisbellaw Parish Centre 2.45pm - 4pm & 5.15pm - 8pm.

Friday 28th Social in Colebrooke Parish Hall at 9pm

Next Sunday:
Sunday 30th British Summer Time ends (don't forget to put your clocks back!)
10am Sunday School
11am Morning Prayer

Coming up in November:
Tuesday 1st Diocesan Insurance Evening (Enniskillen)
Tuesday 8th Mothers' Union AGM
Friday 25th Installation of Ven Roderic West as Archdeacon of Dromore
Wednesday 30th Sale of work

The DVD of the Rector's Institution service is available at a cost of £10. Please put your name on the sheet in the porch to order your copy.

Sunday, 16 October 2011

Notices: 16th October

Today:
11am Church Family Service
4 pm Enthronement of Bishop John in Enniskillen Cathedral - Youth Service

Next Sunday:
10 am Sunday School
11 am Morning Prayer


This Week:
Monday 17th
Bowls at 8 pm
Brookeborough History Group in the Station House at 8 pm: The 1901 & 1911 Census

Tuesday 18th
Select Vestry at 8 pm
MU invited to Colebrooke MU at 8 pm. The speaker is from Citizens’ Advice Bureau

Wednesday 19th
GFS at 6.30 pm

Saturday 22nd
In The Footsteps of Heroes - Ardhowen Theatre at 8 pm. Admission by ticket only: £15 from Ardhowen Theatre. Event sponsored by Lisbellaw Parish


Coming Up:

Monday 24th Bowls Tournament begins
Friday 28th Autumn Social - Colebrooke Parish Hall at 9pm. Admission £5.

The DVD of the Institution service is now available to order, priced £10. Please put your name on the list in the porch.

Sunday, 9 October 2011

Notices: 9th October 2011

Today:
11am Holy Communion 1
7.30pm Brooke Memorial Hall Harvest

This week:
Monday 10th
8pm Bowls

Tuesday 11th
8pm MU Visitors’ Night. Speaker: Mrs Ruth Mercer, All-Ireland President. Members please remember ‘Talent Table’. Visitors will be very welcome.

Wednesday 12th
6.30pm GFS

Thursday 13th
Cornafanog Mission Hall Harvest

Next Sunday:
11am Church Family Service
4pm Enthronement of our new Bishop in Enniskillen Cathedral

Coming Up:
Tuesday 18th Select Vestry
Monday 24th Bowls Tournament begins

Thank you to all who helped in any way to make the Harvest Weekend so special.

Sunday, 2 October 2011

Notices: 2nd October 2011

Our harvest celebrations continue tonight at 7.30pm. Thank you to all who helped by donating and decorating the Church building for harvest.

Next Sunday:
10am Sunday School
11am Holy Communion
7.30pm Harvest - Brooke Memorial Hall

This Week:
Monday 3rd
Removal of harvest decorations at 10am
Bowls at 8pm

Tuesday 4th
MU invited to Derrybrusk MU in Bellisle Orange Hall at 8pm. Speakers: Captains Harry & Roberts (Salvation Army), accompanied by Salvation Army Singers

Wednesday 5th
GFS at 6.30pm

Thursday 6th
Missionary Roadshow - Enniskillen Cathedral Hall 5.30pm - 9.30pm. Feel free to drop in for a little while; tea & coffee available

Coming Up in October:
Tuesday 11th Mothers’ Union Visitors Night
Thursday 13th Harvest Thanksgiving, Cornafanog Hall
Sunday 16th Enthronement of Bishop John in Enniskillen Cathedral
Monday 24th Bowls Tournament begins

Notes for the November Diocesan Magazine to the Rector by this Wednesday, please.

Sunday, 25 September 2011

Notices: 25th September 2011

Today:
11am Morning Prayer 2

This week:
Monday 26th
8pm Bowls

Tuesday 27th
8pm Choir Practice

Wednesday 28th
6.30pm GFS re-starts

Thursday 29th
2pm Decorating Church for Harvest - speak to Jean Parsons for more info.
4.30pm Clogher Diocesan Synod - Enniskillen Cathedral and Halls

Friday 30th
8pm Harvest Thanksgiving, followed by Harvest Supper - Preacher: Rev James Boyd, Dromore

Next Sunday:
Sunday 2nd
11am Harvest Thanksgiving
4pm Enthronement of our new Bishop in Clogher Cathedral
7.30pm Harvest Thanksgiving - Preacher: Rev Adrian Dorrian, St Peter & St James, Belfast

Brookeborough Methodist Church are celebrating their Harvest Thanksgiving today and tomorrow: Sunday 25th at 10.45am & 7.30pm; Monday 26th at 8pm

Time For Parents: A gathering for parents and carers begins this Wednesday, 28th September (for three Wednesdays) at 8pm in Colebrooke Church Hall. More information from Emma Gould (8953 1211)

Sunday, 18 September 2011

Notices: 18th September 2011

Next Sunday:
10am Sunday School
11am Morning Prayer


This Week:
Monday 19th Bowls at 8pm
Tuesday 20th Select Vestry at 7.30pm
Wednesday 21st Choir Practice at 8pm
Friday 23rd Ordination & Consecration of Rev John McDowell as Bishop of Clogher - Enniskillen Cathedral (Ticket only)


Coming Up:
Wednesday 28th GFS begins at 6.30pm
Thursday 29th Clogher Diocesan Synod - Enniskillen
Friday 30th - Sunday 2nd Harvest Thanksgiving Weekend

Sunday, 11 September 2011

Notices: 11th September 2011

Today:
11am Morning Prayer 1
7pm Evening Prayer in the Brooke Memorial Hall

Next Sunday:
11am Family Service

This week:
Monday 12th Bowls at 8pm
Tuesday 13th Mothers Union at 8pm (see notice below)
Wednesday 14th Choir Practice at 7.30pm in Church

Mothers’ Union recommences on Tuesday 13th September at 8pm in the Parish Hall, when we hope to have Mrs Ann Acheson as our guest speaker on the topic of Crafts. Members please bring photographs. Visitors will be very welcome.

CMSI Diocesan Evening in St Macartin’s Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen on Wednesday 14th September at 8.00pm. Speaker:  Mr Ronnie Briggs, CMSI Mission Director.