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Weekly news and information from All Saints' Church. The content changes each week, with new items added, and links to interesting websites and articles throughout.

                       Sunday 16th June


8.30am   Holy Communion   

           President and Preacher: Revd Sarah Jay 

                Readings:  Romans 5: 1 - 5, John 16: 12 - 15


Gluten Free Wafers are available at both services, for those who need them.  Please let a Sidesperson or Warden know before the start of the service.

10.30am   Parish Communion  and Junior Church
President and Preacher:  Revd Colin Jay
                     Hymns:         95; MP33; 233; [118, MP239]; 180
                    1st Reading:  Proverbs 8: 1-4, 22-31 (Page 602)
                    2nd Reading:  Romans 5: 1-5 
(Page 151)
                    Gospel:           John 16: 12 - 15 (Page 107)


                                        Tea/coffee/juice will be served in the Hall after this service - all welcome

6.30pm  Evening Prayer with Kevin Winkworth
    Readings: Exodus 3: 1-15, John 3: 1 - 17
                          Psalm 73: 1-3, 16-28                       


Collect for Trinity Sunday
 Almighty and everlasting God, you have given us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity and in the power of the divine majesty to worship the Unity: keep us steadfast in this faith, that we may evermore be defended from all adversities, through  Christ Jesus your Son our Lord , who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.


The Parish Church has a Facebook page! If you use Facebook you can find us by searching for All Saints’ & Salutation Church, Blackwell – please ‘like’ the page as this will increase our visibility. 

On duty in Church
This section is a useful reminder to all who are on duty at this time, and may also help visitors and newcomers to begin to identify who’s who: 

8.30am Holy Communion       
      Deacon:           Keith Whiston
      Sidespeople:  Jane and David Elliott

      Reader:        Hilda Mulley

10.30am Parish Communion and Junior Church     
      Deacon:              Susan Leatherbarrow

    Churchwarden:  Nick Auty
    Sidespeople:     David and Clare Curran
      Readers:            1st Reading: Katie Malcolm
                                2nd Reading: Alan Moore
       Intercessions:  Keith Whiston

       Welcomer:        Pat Williams
       Vergers:        Mike Fryer and Gillian Bower

       Organists:        Andy Young and James Bennett-McNulty

6.30pm  Evening Prayer
       Verger:            Mike Fryer

Prayer Corner

We pray for peace in the world, and an end to knife crime on our streets.

Copy date for July/August Parish Magazine
Sunday 23rd June,
email Richard with any information you would like including



100 Club Update
Congratulations to our May winners:
£50 Eileen Auty, £25 Sue Elliott-Lyall


Please, pray for our 2019 Confirmation candidates:
Lucy de la Motte, Joshua Bennett-McNulty, Harriet Hodgson, Charles Rea, Cristina Calabro.  The Service is at St. John's Church on Tuesday 25th June at 7pm. Rehearsal is on Monday 24th June at 7pm


Annual Garden Party Saturday 22nd June 11am - 3pm
Any donations of cakes, books, toys, bottles and (wine / chocolates for the Junior Church Raffle), would be greatfully received.  Ladies Fellowship are appealing for clean empty jam jars with lids, (or filled with sweets) for their stall, these can be left in the box in the Foyer.
If you can help to set up or man a stall, please ring Andy Hopkins 333865

Sarah Cliff
The P.C.C. have offered to purchase a Stole for Sarah, which will be presented to her on her last Sunday with us, which is the 23rd June.  After the service, cake and wine will be served in the hall to give everyone a chance to wish Sarah the very best for her future in Barnard Castle. If you would like to make a contribution towards the wide array of uniform and equipment which Sarah will need, which will also be presented to her on the 23rd June, please do give your contribution to either Nick Auty or Dee Wastnedge, Church Wardens. 
St. Mary's, Barnard Castle are holding a short evening service followed by drinks at 6.30pm on Sunday 30th June to welcome Sarah Cliff.
An invitation has been extended to All Saints' to join them in the evening.  You just need to turn up.

Church Cleaning Rota
Volunteers needed!!
If you can offer a little of your time to help clean the church, please have a word with Sally Johnson.  Your help woud be greatly appreciated.

Yellow collection envelope
Those who are not members of our Planned Giving Scheme, please note that if you are a tax payer and use one of the yellow envelopes for your offertory, we can reclaim the tax from the Government.  Please remember to complete the name and address details on the front of the envelope.

Please support Darlington Food Bank
you can bring your donations of pasta, rice, tinned food, soup, coffee, tea etc. to church - there is a box in the Foyer for your gifts.

Our Choir is looking for new recruits: no experience needed - a great way to learn to sing in a friendly and fun environment. 
Please contact Andy Young on 07816  642157

Monday      7.30pm     Circle Dancing in Salutation Hall

Tuesday     6.00pm     Junior Choir Practice
                  6.30pm     Choir Practice
                10.00am  Holy Communion followed by coffee
                11.15am     Holy Communion at Latimer House
                1.45pm     Scrabble Group in the Garden Rooms
                6.45pm     Parish Surgery in the Parish Office
                7.00pm    Standing Committee meet in Church 
 2.00pm     Knitting and Crafts
                               in the Barbara Bishop Room                           

Friday     9.30am    Parent and Toddler Group
               6.00pm    Preparing the Church and Hall for the Garden Party 
               8.00pm    NO Parish Badminton

             9.00am    Setting up for the Garden Party
             11.00am   ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY until 3pm
Just a reminder that if you shop online, you can make a donation to the church with every purchase if you join The Giving Machine - at no cost to yourself.
It’s really simple, once you have registered with 
The Giving Machine and chosen All Saints, Blackwell as your charity,  you enter your favourite shops via the Giving Machine website ( or click the logo above|) and a percentage of your shopping bill is converted into a cash donation for the church, at no extra cost to you. With over 1,500 stores participating including Amazon, John Lewis and Tesco taking part, you can really help make a difference!

To date, we have raised over £840! Please do sign up if you haven't already, and this figure can go up.....

And please note - if you are a tax payer, you can now gift aid the donation made in your behalf at no extra cost to yourselves!
Vergers' Meeting Monday 24th June 7pm in Church
Confirmation Rehearsal Monday 24th June 7pm at St. John's Church
Deanery Confirmation Service Tuesday 25th June 7pm at St. John's Church with the new Bishop of Jarrow. 
Ladies Fellowship Tuesday 25th June 7.30pm in the Hall Annual Strawberry Evening with 'No Added Sugar' Choir.  Tickets £5 from Sue Elliott-Lyall
Prayer Hour Saturday 29th June 9am in the Vestry
Darlington Town Mission are having a Barbeque at All Saints' on Saturday 29th June 3pm - 7pm Bring your own drinks and glasses.  Tickets £10 from Brian Tyreman 07795 630712, Nick Auty 07817 665267 or the Parish Office.
First Communions for the newly confirmed will take place on Sunday 30th June at 10.30am
Prayer Group Tuesday 2nd July 10am at Sheraton Park
Holy Communion at Greencroft Court Wednesday 3rd July at 11.15am
Men's Group Wednesday 3rd July Darlington Quoits Club from 7pm. Please, sign list in Foyer.
Ladies Fellowship outing to Saltaire on Tuesday 9th July, coach leaving Church at 9.15am. Tickets from Sue Elliott-Lyall 241225; £15 for coach,
optional extras: £5 guided walk, £6 coffee and cake.
Holy Communion at The Gardens Nursing Home Tuesday 9th July at 2pm
Parish Lunch Thursday 11th July 1pm in the Millennium Hall, please purchase your £5 ticket from Sue Elliott-Lyall before Sunday 7th July.
P.C.C. Thursday 11th July 7.30pm in Church
Junior Church Prizegiving Sunday 14th July 10.30am in Church
Holy Communion at Latimer House Wednesday17th July at 11.15am
Murder Mystery Night Saturday 20th July 7.30pm in the Millennium Hall.  Tickets £7.50 Child £5 to include nibbles.  Licensed Bar and raffle. 

23rd June

Trinity 1

 8.30am   HOLY COMMUNION  
                 President: Revd Sarah Jay
                 Preacher: Debby Gill
10.30am  PARISH COMMUNION and Junior Church
                President: Revd Brian Holmes
                Preacher: Debby Gill                 
                Readings:  Isaiah 65: 1-9, Gal. 3: 23-29
                                 Luke 8: 26 - 39                          
                  Cake and wine will be served in the Hall
                               after this service                                  

12.15pm   HOLY BAPTISMS of Amber Louise Nicola Ellis
                 and Daniel Thomas David Ellis

      EVENING PRAYER  with Revd Brian Holmes
                  Readings: Genesis 24: 1 - 27, Mark 5: 21 - 43,
                                  Psalm 57
The Church of England's website for prayer  can be found by clicking here -

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