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The Parish Diary

Here you can find out what is happening in each of the five churches within our Parish. Feel free to come along to any of the events at any church - You will be warmly welcomed!

                           Last updated: 18-Jan-2018

Regular church services are listed on each church's page, accessible via the menu on the left.

To view events at individual churches, scroll down or click on the links below...

 

The Parish

 

Magazine

The Brereton & Rugeley Links Parish Magazine is changing! Click here to read about our plans for the magazine.

The January 2018 issue of the parish diary sheet is available by clicking here. This gives brief details of upcoming services and events, and will be produced until the launch of the new parish magazine.

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Julian Logo

Julian Meetings are suspended for the time being. Many thanks to Ann Windsor who has organised and led the meetings for many years.

 

Mothers' Union Logo

First Wednesday of each month: 2.15 pm - Mothers' Union at St. Augustine's. All welcome.

 

Hayes
Parish Weekend in Derbyshire - 6th to 8th July 2018
Who is the weekend for? EVERYONE!
The Programme for the weekend will include some time for worship, study and prayer as well as plenty of time for rest and relaxation.
Click here for more information.

 

PARISH MORNING PRAYER: 8.00 am to 8.20 am each Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at St. Augustine's.
This is for the whole parish and anyone is most welcome to join us.
Find some peace before you start your busy day.

 

BIBLE STUDY / PRAYER MEETING: 7.30 pm on Wednesdays, in the Choir Vestry, alternate weeks.
Please contact Simon Robinson for confirmation and more details.

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22nd to 28th January: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - Meetings For Prayer and Reflection
Monday 22nd 12:00 noon Lunch - Victory Church, Rugeley
Tuesday 23rd 12:00 noon Lunch - St. Michael's, Brereton
Wednesday 24th 12:00 noon Lunch -St. John the Baptist, Armitage
Thursday 25th 12:00 noon Lunch - St. Paul's, Rugeley for prayer at 12 noon followed by lunch at St Joseph's
Friday 26th 12:00 noon Lunch - St. Augustine’s, Rugeley
Sunday 28th 3.00 pm - Joint Service Community Church, Rugeley

Tuesday 23rd January: 7.30 pm - DCC Meeting (All Churches), St. Augustine's.

Bishop Michael
Sunday 28th January:
10.30 am - Bishop Michael, our diocesan bishop will be joining us for a joint parish Eucharist at the Church of the Good Shepherd. There will be no main morning services in the other churches. To organise a lift or a car share, please speak to one of the clergy or your Church Wardens.

Tuesday 30th January: 7.30 pm - PCC Meeting, St. Augustine's.

Saturday 3rd February: 10.00 am - Baptism Preparation, St. Augustine's. (Date tbc)


Adam's Return

A group for men seeking to make sense of life.
2nd Saturday in the month, starting on 10th February, 8.30 am to 10.30 am, starting with a cooked breakfast!
Click here for more details.

Saturday 24th February: 10.00 am - Baptism Preparation, St. Augustine's. (Date tbc)

Tuesday 13th March: 7.30 pm - DCC Meeting (All Churches), Church of the Holy Spirit.

Saturday 17th March: 10.00 am - Baptism Preparation, St. Augustine's.

Tuesday 20th March: 7.30 pm - PCC Meeting, St. Augustine's.

Friday 23rd March: Music Workshop with Cathy Lamb.


Saturday 24th March:
EASTER TRAIL, St. Michael's. More details earer the time.

 

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The Church of St. Augustine of Canterbury

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 2HG] St. Augustine's

facebook.com/st.augustines.rugeley

Flowers
FLOWER FUND: Donations will be warmly welcomed, and can be made to either Ann Windsor, Joan Surplice or the churchwardens.
Arts & Crafts Cross
BOOKS, CARDS & CRAFT TABLE: Need a little gift for someone? Please take a look in the bookcase at the back of church which is ongoing fund raising. All proceeds to St. Augustine’s. Updated regularly so keep looking!

 

CHURCH ESSENTIALS: Can you help with a donation to restock items for church services: Communion wine, wafers, candles, lamp oil, spotlights and flowers? It would be most appreciated.

BIBLE STUDY / PRAYER MEETING: 7.30 pm on Wednesdays, in the Choir Vestry, alternate weeks.
See Parish Section above for dates.

PARISH MORNING PRAYER: 8.00 am to 8.20 am each Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at St. Augustine's.
This is for the whole parish and anyone is most welcome to join us.
Find some peace before you start your busy day.

 

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Bishop Michael
Sunday 28th January:
10.30 am - Bishop Michael, our diocesan bishop will be joining us for a joint parish Eucharist at the Church of the Good Shepherd. There will be no 10.30 am service at St. Augustine's. To organise a lift or a car share, please speak to one of the clergy or your Church Wardens.

 

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The Church of St. Michael of All Angels

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 1DU] St. Michael's

facebook.com/st.michaels.brereton

Floorlight

Flood Lighting
You can sponsor the floodlighting of St. Michael's Church to mark a special day, perhaps in memory of a dearly departed loved one. See St. Michael's page for details.

 

First Monday of each month: 7.30 pm - Beetle Drive.
                £2 per adult, £1 per child, including light refreshments.

Third Monday of each month: 7.30 pm - Bingo.
                £1 entrance fee + 50p per book of 8 Bingo cards, including light refreshments.

Third Wednesday of each month: 12.00 noon - Lunch Bunch.
                (Lunches must be booked, please Contact us.)

Breakfast

Fourth Saturday of each month: 9.15 am for 9.30 am - Big Breakfast.
We start at around 9:15 am with breakfast (cooked breakfast as well as toast, cereal and fruit). All are welcome.
Please book your breakfast by adding your name to the list in the Churchroom.
There will be no big breakfast in January, but Andy Holt will be joining us on Saturday 24th February to talk about the wildlife on Cannock Chase

 

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Bishop Michael
Sunday 28th January:
10.30 am - Bishop Michael, our diocesan bishop will be joining us for a joint parish Eucharist at the Church of the Good Shepherd. There will be no 9.30 am service at St. Michael's. To organise a lift or a car share, please speak to one of the clergy or your Church Wardens.

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The Church of the Holy Spirit

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 2TL] Holy Spirit

Fourth Wednesday of each month after the evening Service - District Church Council.

Each Saturday: 9.00 am to 10.00 am - Office Hours.
                          9.30 am to 10.00 am - Saturday Morning Prayer Group.
                          Come along for quiet reflection and prayers. Everyone welcome.

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Bishop Michael
Sunday 28th January:
10.30 am - Bishop Michael, our diocesan bishop will be joining us for a joint parish Eucharist at the Church of the Good Shepherd. There will be no morning service at the Holy Spirit. To organise a lift or a car share, please speak to one of the clergy or your Church Wardens.

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The Church of the Good Shepherd

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 1LS] Good Shepherd
Flowers
FLOWERS: Donations for flowers will be warmly welcomed, and can be made to churchwardens.


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Bishop Michael
Sunday 28th January:
10.30 am - Bishop Michael, our diocesan bishop will be joining us for a joint parish Eucharist at the Church of the Good Shepherd. There will be no main morning services in the other churches. To organise a lift or a car share, please speak to one of the clergy or your Church Wardens.

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The Church of St. John the Baptist

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 2TQ] St. John's

 

Tea and cake
First Wednesday of each month
: 10.30 am to 12.00 noon - Coffee Morning.
All welcome to this social, community event, which is proving very popular and well supported.
£2.50 including tea/coffee and homemade cake. There is usually a bric-a-brac stall and Raffle.

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Bishop Michael
Sunday 28th January:
10.30 am - Bishop Michael, our diocesan bishop will be joining us for a joint parish Eucharist at the Church of the Good Shepherd. There willl be no morning services at St. John's. To organise a lift or a car share, please speak to one of the clergy or your Church Wardens.

Wednesday 7th February: 10.30 am - New Year Coffee Morning! All welcome.

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Local News

 

Mental Health Course
Running at Rugeley Community Church, Rugeley Community Church on Tuesdays 7.30pm-9.15pm from January 9th 2018.
Register for the course by emailing matt@rugeleycc.org.uk. There is a charge of £2.50 for the course booklet.

True North logo
True North is an opportunity for the LBGTI community across the West Midlands to come together to worship. The Facebook page is updated to give details of each service which take place on the 1st Thursday of the month. You will be assured of a warm welcome.
www.facebook.com/TrueNorthWM

Cathedral logo
Library Tours are available at Lichfield Cathedral. Click here for more details.

 

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