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Hello, Bertie here, your Sporting Reporter- and I can exclusively reveal that Wycombe are also applying to be in the new European Super League on the grounds that they are just as big a club as Tottenham Hotspur. And at least they have a manager. Meanwhile, in other news…

A guy drove past me in his car and threw a lump of cheddar at me. I thought to myself “That’s mature!”

Why can’t you make clothes out of cheese? Because fromage frays!

I thaaaaaaaank you.

Coming this week

Tonight at 8pm sees the conversation around whether we have the right values and priorities as we reopen things at St Paul’s and open ourselves up to new ideas and possibilities and the guidance of God. Thanks to everyone who filled in the online questionnaire, and to Louise Cole for writing the questions and collating the responses. Do come along tonight- the invite is here:

Topic: St Paul’s Guide Meeting
Time: Apr 19, 2021 08:00 PM London

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86397276913?pwd=Sm1DTFpsbGhRcHpEMHVtenJJTDk0UT09

Meeting ID: 863 9727 6913 Passcode: 964301

If you’re not coming to the meeting, why not watch Panorama as they explore racism in the CofE at 8.15pm? It promises to be an important and challenging and essential watch, demanding our engagement and our improvement as a Church.

The 8am BCP Mass starts back at St Paul’s on Sunday the 25th of April. It lasts about 40 minutes and you’re welcome to just turn up. The service will happen on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month only for the time being.

Coming Soon

Morning Prayer starts back at 9am on Tues and Fri each week in Church from Tuesday the 27th of April- do please come along, with the app on your phone and a face mask. We will continue to do MP on Mon and Thurs on Zoom at 8.30am for the foreseeable future.

Deanery Compline is carrying on, on a Wednesday evening at 8.30pm. It is a beautiful and stilling 20 minute service, and really easy to join in with:

https://zoom.us/j/6712844089?pwd=R0dyRksvZ3p3RW9LNlI3V0NZb3dGZz09

Meeting ID: 671 284 4089          Passcode: cT9Han

Announcements

The four April Lucky Numbers winning numbers were selected on 17th April by Meg Corfe’s random number generator.

The lucky winners were:-

£50   No 2 Teri Austen

£25   No 63 Rhona Nightingale

£15   No 35 Petra Johnstone

£10   No 82 David & Janet Charlton

The promoters trust that all our subscribers remain safe, well and cheerful in the unusual circumstances imposed on us at present. The Draw is a simple way of raising funds for repairs and renewals to the church building. One share (number) costs £24 per year and the draw takes place monthly (either at St Nicholas’s or St Paul’s) for prizes of £50, £25, £15 and £10. All remaining funds go to the Restoration Fund. If you would like to subscribe, or want further information, please contact Tony Roberts (979 5351), Liz Gallagher (989 1176) or Mary Cassidy (979 5096) – or in person at church (Mary at St Paul’s, Tony or Liz at St Nicholas’).

And here is the latest update from Soulscape, one of the three charities St Paul’s and St Nick’s Support (and also one which Woosehill back). https://youtu.be/yz-TdvpXPFE

Do keep looking out for the Church Notes in the Wokingham Today newspaper, which are currently being submitted by people from the parish.

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