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THE PRAISE NOTICE BOARD

SUNDAY 5 MAY  2019

AND BEYOND

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ON PRAISE TODAY - 5 MAY 2019

Catching up with Rt Rev Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory in the Church of Ireland.  His Diocese is ‘linked’ informally to the Diocese of Sodor and Man.

Father Tom Davis from St Matthews Church on the North Quay in Douglas talks about the Cell of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Maughold which is being established on the Island.

The Walsingham Day at the Cathedral in Peel - which is open to everyone, and is a perfect way to find out more about Our Lady of Walsingham - is on Saturday 18 May from noon to 3 pm.  It includes lunch, but there is no charge.  To reserve your place (for catering purposes) please either email

father.tom@live.co.uk

or phone

676310

MUSIC ON PRAISE TODAY :

Lift High The Cross (St Michael Singers)

How Great Thou Art

(Douglas Town Band - from the  2019 Guild)

I’ll Walk With God

(Manx Concert Brass - from the 2019 Guild)

 

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COMING SOON!!

 

A Rocha is a Christian charity working for the protection and restoration of the natural world. They run the Eco church programme which is for churches who want to demonstrate that the gospel is good news for God’s earth.

 

Mr Simon Brown and his wife Elaine from A Rocha UK are coming to the Island to promote the Eco Church movement.

  

 

Saturday 11th of May, 10.30am at Peel Cathedral, - a brief talk on Eco Churches with plenty of time for questions over tea & Cake – this is aimed at church anyone who plays an active part in Church life. With simple and effective ideas on what we can do to look after Gods kingdom.

 

 

Saturday 11th of May, 6pm at The Well, Broadway Baptist, Douglas, - Bring and share supper, an informal social evening and an opportunity to talk further with our experts, share information and ideas, or just to socialise!

 

NO NEED TO BOOK - JUST COME ALONG AND JOIN IN - all welcome!

 

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A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

NOT TO BE MISSED!

 

THE VISIT OF EMILY OWEN

 

EMILY OWEN is an author and speaker whose journey with Neurofibromatosis Type-2 has changed her life and challenged her faith.  She is an engaging, encouraging and uplifting speaker and has a growing following of people touched and inspired by her remarkable life story

 

Her books include STILL EMILY (the story of her life, before, during and after diagnosis/treatment) and 30 DAYS WITH MARY and THE POWER OF SEVEN (all Emily’s titles are stocked by Churches Bookshop in Howard St, Douglas

 

COME AND MEET AND LISTEN TO EMILY

 

Friday 10 May  -  PEEL METHODIST CHURCH

7pm - 8.30pm

 

Saturday 11 May - BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH

2pm - 3.30pm

 

Sunday 12 May - EMILY WILL JOIN THE MANX CHRISTIAN WRITERS GROUP

meeting at The Well on Broadway, Douglas

2pm - 4pm

 

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THE COOIL CHAPEL

on the edge of the Business Park in Braddan

 

SATURDAY 11 MAY

 

IN THE SUNDAY SCHOOL HALL

AFTERNOON TEA

PLANT AND BRIC A BRAC SALE

 

£3 admission

ALL WELCOME

 

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THE ISLAND SPIRITUALITY NETWORK

MEETS AGAIN ON

SATURDAY 18 MAY

IN

ST JOHN’S MILL

from 10am - 1pm

 We look forward to welcoming our guest speaker :

Reverend Ian Bradley

‘A Pod of P’s: Following the Celtic Way’

 

There is no set charge for ISN meetings though a suggested voluntary donation of £10 helps to defray our expenses.  However, no one is EVER asked for money (we just provide a basket at the back of the room, for anyone to place a donation if they wish) so please DO NOT stay away for financial reasons.   What better way to spend a Saturday morning than to gather together, sharing, reflecting and learning from one another.   We look forward to seeing you on Saturday18 May and to renewing fellowship and friendship

 

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SUNSET CITYZENS

ARE MEETING AGAIN !!

in

Grace Baptist Church

Market Street, Peel

 

Every Friday afternoon

between 1.30pm and 3pm

drop in for coffee, tea and a snack

and a natter

 

 

THE FIRST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH WILL BE DIFFERENT ! We will be having a special Afternoon Tea, and an activity – maybe music, maybe a quiz, or sometimes a Guest Speaker, and this will be followed by a short ‘Thought for the Day’. 

 

Everyone welcome  -  no  charge - easy access to the building

 

DIRECTIONS  -  From Market Place, Market Street is to the right hand side when facing the Wildlife Shop.  From The Prom - Market Street is almost opposite the Kiosk, and to the right of the Marine Pub

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THE CHURCHES OF

THE PARISH OF THE NORTHERN PLAIN   

uniting the churches in

Andreas, Ballaugh, Jurby, Sulby and St Jude’s

Parish Clergy -

The Rector -  Rev’d Iaen Skidmore

The Rectory, Churchtown, Ramsey IM7 2AN –

Voicemail   -  897873

Reverend William Mackay - 815045

 

 

SUNDAY - 5 MAY

 

8.30 - OLD CHURCH at THE CRONK, BALLAUGH - Holy Communion with Reverend William

 

9.45am - ST STEPHEN’S, SULBY - Holy Communion  with Reverend William

 

9.45am - BALLAUGH PARISH CHURCH - Holy Communion with Canon Malcolm Convery

 

ANDREAS PARISH CHURCH - MESSY SUNDAY starts 10.30am with crafts and activities followed by Informal Worship at 11.15am then a bring and share lunch from 12 noon - all are welcome!

 

 

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USUALLY, ON THE LAST FRIDAY IN EVERY MONTH, in St Stephen’s Church in Sulby village,  there’s a time of quiet prayer and reflection in words and music, in the style of the Taize Ecumenical Monastic Community.      

There’s a warm welcome for everyone - TAIZE services are times of gentle, relaxed worship - a more informal time of prayer that’s very popular with those who don’t feel ‘at home’ at a more formal Sunday service

PLEASE NOTE - THERE WILL NOT BE A

TAIZE SERVICE IN APRIL

THE NEXT TAIZE SERVICE WILL BE AT 7pm on FRIDAY 24 MAY

NOTE……. NOTE …..

NOT THE LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH BUT ONE WEEK EARLIER TO AVOID TT PRACTICES WHICH WILL CLOSE THE ROAD THROUGH THE VILLAGE ON THE LAST FRIDAY IN MAY

WE RESUME THE NORMAL PATTERN OF TAIZE WORSHIP AT 7pm on the LAST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH with effect from the last Friday in June - JUNE 28th 2019

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ST STEPHEN’S CHURCH HALL - SULBY

IS THE HOME OF

THE MONDAY CLUB

reaches out to anyone who would like some company and something interesting to do, on a regular basis,

in a happy, relaxed and informal atmosphere.

NO MEMBERSHIP COSTS

Just come along any Monday when you’re free

 

 

If you need more details

ring one of the organisers

 

Anne Heap  - 898242

Mary Webb - 898295

Carole Buckler - 880433

 

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SULBY METHODIST CHURCH

at the crossroads on the Sulby Straight opposite the Sulby Glen Hotel                         and Caley’s Store

Unless otherwise stated, there will be traditional Sunday worship in Sulby Methodist Church each Sunday at 10.30am

MESSY CHURCH

WILL  NOW BE HELD REGULARLY IN

SULBY METHODIST CHURCH

(NOT the Community Hall as previously)

 

FRIDAY FELLOWSHIP - every Friday morning in Sulby Methodist Church - a time for making friends, with something different on offer each week.

Friday Fellowship starts with coffee and cakes at 10.45am then the session starts at 11am  - ALL WELCOME

 

 

FRIENDSHIP GROUP FOR TODDLERS, PARENTS AND CARERS  meets on a Wednesday afternoon each month - the next monthly baby/toddler/ carer get-together is on Wednesday 13th March at 2pm

 

See church notices for more details or phone 897364

 

 

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ST OLAVE’S CHURCH

BOWRING ROAD

RAMSEY

 

Sunday 28 April

9.45am - Morning Prayer

6.30pm - Evensong

 

Sunday 5 May

9.45am - Holy Communion (BCP)

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KIRK BRIDE

(BRIDE PARISH CHURCH)

 

Sunday 5 May

11.15am - Morning Prayer

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BALDRINE

METHODIST CHAPEL SERVICES

have a service at 11am on a Sunday morning

Refreshments served at close of service

with a warm welcome to all to come and join us

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AGNEASH

METHODIST CHAPEL

 

YOU ARE WARMLY INVITED TO JOIN

BIBLE FELLOWSHIP 2019

LOOKING AT

THE S TORY OF JESUS - PART TWO

THE WORK OF THE APOSTLES

AND THE GROWTH OF THE EARLY CHURCH

AS SET OUT IN THE BOOK OF ACTS

 

THE GROUP MEETS ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 7.30pm in

AGNEASH CHAPEL

Refreshments will be served

JUNE 5

Acts 15 and 16  - Rev Richard Hall

JULY 3

Acts 17 and 18 - Rev Steve Ingrouille

AUGUST 7

Acts 19 and 20 - Rev David Shirtliff

SEPTEMBER 4

Acts 21 and 22 - Rev Rebecca Ingrouille

OCTOBER 2

Acts 23 - 28 - Mrs Brenda Kinnish

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CHRIST CHURCH - LAXEY

 

 

Sunday 5 May

 

8am - Holy Communion

10.30am - Holy Communion

 

 

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LONAN OLD CHURCH - ST ADAMNAN’S

 

TRADITIONAL SUMMER SERVICES 2019

 

ALL SERVICES ARE ON A WEDNESDAY EVENING AND START AT 7.30pm

 

8th May  -  Holy Communion with Bishop Peter Eagles and soloist Mrs Karen Elliott

 

22nd May - Songs of Praise with Reverend Brian Evans-Smith and soloist Mr Arie Eisinger

 

5th June - Songs of Praise with Reverend Richard Hooton and soloists Judy Cross and Cathy Quayle

 

19th June - Songs of Praise with Reverend Jo Dudley and soloists Geoff and Sue Collier

 

3rd July - Songs of Praise Sea Service with Reverend Bill Martin and soloist Mr Graham Crowe

 

17th July - Songs of Praise with Mr Nigel Cretney and soloist Anne Cretney

 

31st July - Songs of Praise with Dr Tim Grass and soloists Matilda and Scarlett Clague

 

14th August - Songs of Praise with Mrs Jean Guthrie and soloist Miss Alexandra Slater

 

28th August - Songs of Praise with Canon Philip Gillespie and soloist Dr John Snelling

 

NB NB  -  SUNDAY  8th September - HARVEST THANKSGIVING with Reverend John Guilford and soloist Mrs Jane Corkill

 

Note - clergy, soloists and organists may be subject to change - To keep up to date, follow us on Facebook - www.facebook.com/stadamnanslonan

 

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ST PETER’S PARISH CHURCH

ONCHAN

 

 

Sung Evensong with St Peter’s Church Choir at 6.30pm on the 4th Sunday of each month

 

 

We have a couple of extra Evensong Services during  this Summer - watch this space for details !

 

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PROMENADE METHODIST CHURCH

DOUGLAS

SUNDAY 5 MAY

SERVICE AT 10.30am

 

ALL WELCOME

 

SATURDAY MORNINGS AT THE PROM CHURCH

 

Cafe Lingo and the Prom Coffee Morning can each be found in the Prom Church building on a Saturday morning from ten o’clock.

Pop in for a hot drink and a chat at the Coffee Morning in the Prom Church Lounge, or head for the Top Hall at the Prom if you want to find  Cafe Lingo  (during school term times - see below) the perfect place to come if you’re new to the Island and English isn’t your first language - Cafe Lingo  offers help with language and also with ways of getting the most from Island life -  for example - how to access services either as a user or a volunteer, make ‘students’ aware of opportunities for personal development/enrichment, help to socialise, develop friendships and relationships - and  all delivered  in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with light refreshments served too.  Cafe Lingo is open to everyone of any faith or no faith - and there is no charge - just a warm welcome for all !

CAFE LINGO DATES :-

SATURDAYS

4th, 11th,  18th and 25th MAY

from 10.15am - 11.45am

SATURDAY 4 MAY

MADE BY MANXIES

SPRING AND SUMMER CRAFT MARKET

£1 admission (under 5’s free)

Refreshments including home made cakes on sale

 

 

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TRINITY METHODIST CHURCH

ROSEMOUNT

DOUGLAS

        

 

Sunday 5th  May     

 

10.30 am

Morning service led by Revd. Richard Hooton

including Holy Communion

 

Sunday 12th May     

 

10.30 am

Morning service led by Revd. Richard Hall

and including the Church’s Annual General Meeting.

 

All are welcome - refreshments after all services

 

 

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ALL SAINTS HALL

SELBOURNE DRIVE

DOUGLAS

 

The very popular MONTHLY  pre-school group called  'Messy Tots'

meets again in MAY in All Saints Hall

(entrance on Selbourne Drive)

 

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR CONFIRMATION OF THE MEETING DATE IN MAY

 

Playtime, Bible stories, songs -

and refreshments!

All welcome!

 

LOOK OUT FOR DETAILS OF THE

MAY MEETING OF ‘MESSY TOTS’

 

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ST THOMAS’S CHURCH

FINCH ROAD

DOUGLAS

 

 

The usual pattern of Sunday services in St Thomas’s is:

First Sunday in the month -  9.30am - Holy Communion

                                   11.00am - Family Service (informal)

                                                                             

Second Sunday in the month - 

11.00am - Holy Communion

with Adventurers Sunday School

Third Sunday in the month -   

9.30am - Holy Communion

11.00am - Family Worship

with Adventurers Sunday School

Fourth and Fifth Sundays - 

11.00am - Holy Communion

with Adventurers Sunday School

  

 

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ST AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH

 

Services of Holy Communion are usually  held each Sunday at 10.30am  in the Jim Crosbie Memorial Hall  at the junction of Park Road and Derby Road, Douglas (Please note that there are several stairs to the meeting room, so currently access is not suitable for wheelchair users)

 

BUT AT PRESENT services are being held each Sunday at 10.30am  in the Celton Manx building in Braddan (opposite the entrance to Eden Park)

=======================================There’s an open invitation to THE CAT WITH NO TAIL PUB  at Governor’s Hill, DOUGLAS,  to join them for Sunday at Ten - the relaxed and informal service held there in the pub every Sunday  morning at ten am.  It’s suitable for all ages,  and light refreshments are served afterwards.  New faces are always welcome!

 

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HAVE YOU EVER FELT EXCLUDED FROM CHURCH ?


If you have, then OPEN TABLE is for YOU !

Open Table is committed to a vision of faith which is creative in worship, progressive and inclusive of everyone. Whoever you are and wherever you are from, you are welcome here.

Open Table@IOM is a safe, affirming, Communion Service for ALL people, but offers a very warm welcome to the LGBTI+, their family + Christian community, and those seeking
a more Inclusive Church for all

Open Table is held on the FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH in

St Andrew’s United Reformed Church, Glencrutchery Road, Douglas - doors open at 6pm for 6.30pm  informal service with refreshments to follow. Interested? Just come along and be made welcome - or if you’d like to know more, contact Diane on 262 838

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CHURCHES BOOKSHOP in Howard Street, Douglas - off Strand Street, just behind the Promenade Methodist Church -  is packed with Bibles, Christian books, DVD’s, CD’s and reasonably-priced original gifts PLUS a great selection of greeting cards for all ocassions - AND  NOW IT’S OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK! Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm

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GLEN MAYE METHODIST CHURCH

 

 

IN GLEN MAYE METHODIST CHURCH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE  ON THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH  -

THE NEXT CRAFT FAIR WILL BE ON

THE FIRST SATURDAY IN JUNE

THERE’S A  MONTHLY CRAFT MARKET in Glen Maye Chapel and Community Centre,  open from 11am to 3pm.    Call in for quality crafts, cards, jewellery, knitwear  and gifts, as well as home made produce  - and so much more.  Free entry, and there’s food too - home made lunches, hot drinks and cakes - and if you’ve not been before, just look out for the bunting and banners as you drive through Glen Maye.

 

The Craft Market is now a regular part of Glen Maye life - there’s one on the first Saturday of every month except in August, so if you’d like to book a sales table :

Contact Debbie on 845 681

 

 

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THE CATHEDRAL, PEEL

 

For full details see    www.cathedral.im

 

8.30am BCP Said Eucharist

 

10.30am CW Eucharist with Cantor

 

3.30pm Choral Evensong sung by Schola with music by Dyson, Neary and Lindley

 

All welcome.

 

 

Refreshments are available after all Cathedral services,  and  don’t forget everyone is welcome to the BIG TABLE CAFE that’s open every Monday lunchtime between noon and 2pm,  in the Corrin Hall in the grounds of the Cathedral - a time to share good food and friendship - eat what you want, and pay whatever you can - there’s no fixed charges - but if there are any surplus funds they’ll be shared between the IOM Food Bank and the Mothers Union South Sudan Relief Fund - two charities tackling hunger at home and abroad

 

For more Cathedral information go to www.cathedral.im

 

THE MUSIC AND ARTS FOUNDATION

HAVE A FULL PROGRAMME OF CONCERTS PLANNED FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS -

FULL DETAILS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

 

http://www.cathedral.im/concert-calendar

 

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ST JAMES’S CHURCH, DALBY

 

IN THE CHURCH

AND ROUND THE FIRE

IN THE SCHOOLROOM

 

 

If you’d like more information please contact Cheryl Cousins  at : cherylcouins@manx.net  

 

please check out their website : www.stjamesdalby.org/communityevents 

Cheryl Cousins  -  Local Minister for Dalby Village  & St. James Church.

Tel : 843471             www.stjamesdalby.org

 

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SERVICES IN RUSHEN PARISH

 

 

SUNDAY 5  MAY

 

8am - St Catherine’s Port Erin - Holy Communion

 

9.30am - Kirk Christ - Morning Prayer

 

11am - St Mary’s, Port St Mary - Holy Communion

 

11am - St Catherine’s, Port Erin - Morning Prayer

 

3.15pm - St Peter’s, Cregneash - Evening Prayer

 

 

OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS

IN THE PARISH OF RUSHEN

 

ON THE FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH  -

SOUP INN OPEN FROM NOON - 1.30pm

in the Hall next to St Catherine’s Church in PORT ERIN

Soup, sandwiches, puddings and hot and cold drinks

All welcome.  No fixed charges -   donations welcome.

CONCERTS IN ST CATHERINE’S CHURCH,

PORT ERIN

 

Thursday  9 May    Manx Children’s Choir & Scoill Phurt Le

  Moirrey Choir    

PLEASE NOTE EARLIER START TIME  -  7.00pm

 

 

There will be a retiring collection taken at the end of each concert,  which will be split between the church and the performers, and refreshments will be served in St Catherine’s Hall next to the Church

 

 

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SERVICES IN THE

SOUTHERN

METHODIST CHURCHES

 

The Ministry Team is

Reverend David Shirtliff - 621968

Reverend Chris Belfield -  834305

 

NB - Churches are listed in alphabetical order - NOT in the order of time of service

SUNDAY 7th May

 

Ballabeg at 6:30 pm: Congregational Praise, Prayer 3.

Ballafesson at 10:30 am: Congregational Praise, Prayer 2

Ballagarey at 11:00 pm: Rev David Shirtliff,

Family Service & Baptism.

 

Ballakilpheric at 3:00 pm: Rev Richard Hall.

 

Castletown at 10:30 am: Brenda Kinnish.

Colby at 10:30 am: Congregational Praise, Prayer 3.

 

Port Erin at 10:30 am: Congregational Praise, Prayer 3.

Port St Mary at 10:30 am: Congregational Praise.

 

The Howe at 6:30 pm: John Binns.

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

 

Tuesday 7th May AT BALLAFESSON - CHRISTIAN AID COFFEE MORNING from 10am - 11.30am

 

Tues 7th May at 7:00 pm – Community Film Night

at Castletown Methodist Church

 

Fri 10th May 12:00 – 1:00 pm Tasty Tabor lunch

at Port St Mary Methodist Church

 

Fri 17th May -  7:30 pm    Christian Aid Concert at Castletown Methodist Church with Ballafesson Brass

Admission £3 at the door, including refreshments

 

Sat 18th May, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm: Island Spirituality Network meets at St John’s Mill. The speaker is Rev Prof Ian Bradley, and his theme is A pod of P’s – following the Celtic way.

Sat 18th – Sat 25th May: Praying The Keeills week takes place, with a variety of events daily across the island. Leaflets are available in all the churches, and can also be downloaded from the website: www.prayingthekeeills.org
Booking for the coach trip on Wednesday 22nd May is essential.

 

 

Sat 25th May, 10:30am: Messy Church at Ballagarey.

 

Thurs 30th May, 7:30 pm: Tabor on Thursday – Ecuador with Galapagos.

 

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BALLAKILPHERIC CHAPEL

 

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY …..

7th MAY 2019  -  7.30pm

An illustrated talk by Bill Dale BEM

Founder of Beach Buddies

 

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SERVICES IN

ARBORY PARISH

 

ST COLUMBA, ARBORY

 

USUAL SERVICE TIME IS 10.30am on a Sunday

 

 

ST MARY’S ON THE HARBOUR, CASTLETOWN

 

USUAL SERVICE TIME IS 10.30am on  Sunday

 

 

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MARINERS’ SERVICES

2019

THE FOLLOWING SERVICES

ALL START AT 6.30pm

and are followed by

supper and community hymn singing

 

 

19 MAY THE HOWE METHODIST CHAPEL

Preacher: Mr Nigel Cretney BM

 

9 JUNE LAXEY METHODIST CHAPEL

Preacher:  Judith Ley

 

16 JUNE CROSBY METHODIST CHURCH

Preacher: Reverend David Shirtliff

 

23 JUNE SULBY METHODIST CHURCH

Preacher: Mrs Marilyn Cannell

 

All enquiries to Peter Corrin -

email:     petercarine.corrin@manx.net