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25th March 2012

By Ian Cardinal - Posted on 25 March 2012



The Parish Churches of

St Michael & St Wulfad, Stone, with

St Saviour Aston by Stone


THE BIG SPRING CLEAN at St Michael & St Wulfad’s; Saturday 31st from 9.30am. Can you spare some time to help? Please sign the sheet at the back


TWO SAINTS WAY is a pilgrimage route being set up between Chester and Lichfield with Stone as one of the stopping points on the way. Pilgrims are walking the way and will be stopping in Stone at roughly 4pm on 29th March. That evening there will be a meeting with the Historical society + viewing of the Seal at 7.30pm. The following morning at 9am the pilgrims will be blessed at their setting off at 9am. All welcome to join in any of these


MAUNDY THURSDAY In Lichfield Cathedral. As usual, Bishop Jonathan invites the Diocesan family for the 11am “Chrism Mass” where Oils are blessed and vows renewed. There will be two minibuses going from St Michael’s hall at 9am on Thursday 5th April – lists at the back of each Church – places limited! (Fare £6)


ELECTORAL ROLL at St M&W is being revised. Is your name included? Please check and see Glenda for a form if not


Such a busy time of year: – so much going on. But spare a thought on how busy God is with love for us! May the Love of Christ spill over in our fellowship and Church family as a witness to all that he gives to us daily – and may we demonstrate ourselves to be rooted and grounded in Him!


Ian Cardinal


Hymns for today

                                Aston                                    Stone                   

 492                                        492

 22                                          159        

                                 346                                        148

 227/10                                 389/463

 344                                        346


Please pray for the sick in the benefice:

Val Gerrard, Dorothy Burton, Mavis Pick, Helen Zeter, Mary Townsend, Francis Wright, Mavis Foster, Tristan Simms, Kerris Sutherland, Linda Timms, Malcolm Nixon, Neil & Pat Wynne, , Malcolm Clark, Poppy Buckley, Christine Thomas, Sarah Wright, Terry Malkin, Emma Davis, Angela Rose, Ben King, John Allbut, Philip Hulme, Shirley Myerson, Peggy Sims, Sam Potts, Gwen Harvey, Dianne Harvey, Peggy Gray, Ron Osborne, Bill Dix, Karen Povey, Joyce Crowther

And for the departed:


Joan Hagan, Hilda Jervis

Remembering their families and friends at this time

This week:

Monday 26th 9am & 5pm Morning & Evening Prayer St M&W

                2pm Stone Deanery Mothers Union Lady Day service

7.30pm Aston PCC meets – Aston Lodge

Tuesday 27th 9am & 5pm Morning & Evening Prayer St Saviour’s

11.45am – 1pm Drop Inn Café – St Michael’s Hall

1.30pm Holy Communion – Summerfield Court

7.30pm Local Ministry Team Meeting - Rectory

Wednesday 28th 7.30pm St M&W Holy Communion & LENT COURSE

 – The Rev’d Ian Cardinal

Thursday 29th 10.30am Holy Communion St Michael & St Wulfad

                2pm PIREHILL SCHOOL Easter service at St M&W – all welcome

@4pm arrival of pilgrims on TWO SAINTS WAY, followed at 7.30pm with meeting with Historical society

Saturday 31st – From 9.30am – THE BIG SPRING CLEAN – all hands on deck!


LENT COURSE this Wednesday:-  Holy Communion with address, Coffee and then question time. This week: The Rev’d Ian Cardinal(!)


EASTER FLOWERS can be purchased in memory of a loved one. Sheet at the back of St Michael & St Wulfad’s.  To purchase Lilies for St Saviour's, please see Christine Burton.