PNR – Spring 2018

March 17th, 2018
Messy Church – Families

A truly amazing time was had by everyone attending the March Messy Church which focussed upon families.  Around 70 adults and children came together to create and solve jigsaws, paint faces, ice cakes, get baby ready for bed, create craftwork and many other exciting activities.  These were followed by a short time of worship together and a delicious meal of hot-dogs and cake and ice cream.  Messy Church takes place at Saint Michael’s each month, and you would be very welcome to join us.  Please contact Rosie Bjelland on 07849 220601 or by email at for further information.
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March 17th, 2018
Church Spring Cleaning Morning

Undaunted by the weather, a team of ‘Spring Cleaners’ set about getting the church ready for our Easter activities.  Spiders were rehomed.  Brasses were polished.  Floors were mopped. Tackling many of the awkward jobs that time simply doesn’t permit the regular cleaning team to perform on a weekly basis, a great time of fellowship was had by all, and the church now looks utterly spick and span.  Thank you to everyone who gave up their time to help with this important venture.

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Hoovering and polishing to create a gleaming finish
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Brass rubbing to create a deep shine
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Rubbing, sweeping and smiling were the order of the day.
For some, having a good earned rest was the best part of the morning
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Where did those spiders go to?

March 15th, 2018
Little Angels Special Events

Amazing things are happening at Little Angels!!

Little Angels had a great time celebrating World Book Day last week with a Hungry Caterpillar themed morning! There were caterpillar crafts, games, food and even a dramatised version of the story!  This week we are having a fair trade morning, and Thursday 22nd March is our Easter celebration!

                           Caterpillars are OK, but I prefer my car!

         Both parents and Little Angels bought their favourite Fair Trade items.

           Come and join us any Thursday morning during school term time.

Kate Prayle

March 10th, 2018
Dads and Kids
A wonderful time was had by everyone attending todays ‘Dads and Kids’: Fun, games and a delicious bacon buttie for all … Nothing better!!  Do come and join us for an amazing family time together next and every month.

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March 3rd, 2018
Bell Ringers Challenge Cup
Eight ringing teams fought it out to win this years Challenge Cup.  A very high standard was maintained throughout the competition.  If you would like to receive more information about Bell Ringing, or would like to join our tower team, please contact Murray Smith on (0115) 925 4933.


The Saint Michaels ringing team.

February 24th, 2018
Choirs Festival
This is a picture from tonight’s choirs festival, which brought  people of all ages, ethnicities and abilities to sing together, in aid of Pulp Friction, which employs and supports young people with learning disabilities.  What an asset and what potential we have in our church building!

Pat Ashworth