Mungrisdale Church Bulletin March 2021

posted 4 Mar 2021, 23:20 by Mung Mungrisdale
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him
shall not perish but have eternal life.

Mungrisdale Church Annual Meeting
The annual parish church meeting APCM will be held via Zoom on the 25 th March at 7pm,
when anyone on the Mungrisdale church electoral roll can take part. Please contact Brian
Davis if you would like a Zoom invitation; his contact details are shown below.

Church services in March
Services will continue to be held via Zoom only. If you would like to join in, please let Brian
know - his phone number and email address are shown below.
        Service listing:
        Sunday 7 th March 11am.      Holy Communion led by Rev Richard Hall
        Sunday 14 th March 11am     Morning Praise led by Peter McCall
        Sunday 21 st March 11am     Holy Communion led by Rev Mike Houston
        Sunday 28 th March 11am     Morning Praise led by Dr Brian Davis

If you have any questions about the church or about the Christian faith, please get in touch
with the churchwardens: Brian Davis drbriandavis@btinternet.com 017687 79640 or
Christine Fleming christine.fleming7@btinternet.com 017684 84217.

WhatsApp prayer group
If you would like to be part of a church WhatsApp prayer group, please send Brian your
mobile number and he will add you to the group.

E-news: Heather has started an emailed newsletter to reach as many people in the parish
as possible and invites you to join - to share good times as well as when appropriate
troubled times, to support each other through your thoughts and prayers as well as
celebrate the good things and be thankful.  Please let Heather Davis have your email
address if you would like to join heathermary@tiscali.co.uk

Giving to the church: The option of online giving is available via the following links:
One off giving;  https://bit.ly/Mungrisdale       Regular giving;  https://bit.ly/Mungrisdale2

Please send any notices or articles for the April bulletin to nancy.tweddell@outlook.com


WI
It has been decided to suspend Mungrisdale WI for 3 years. During that time anyone may
re-start a WI here, but if not, then at the end of 3 years it will be closed by the County
Federation. Any items relating to the WI will be stored in the village hall. Please get in
touch with Pat Green if you would like to know more patriciagreen852@btinternet.com

Update on ‘The Fibre to Property Broadband Group in the valley’:
Firstly, thanks you for the fantastic response from neighbours and friends to the letter from
the Parish Council before Christmas.
An ‘overarching’ independent group has been formed led by Andy Rose with
representatives from all areas running the four separate sub-groups in respect of the four
exchanges which service our area - Threlkeld, Greystoke, Caldbeck and Skelton.

We have had several ‘Online’ meetings and have progressed to the point of:-
Threlkeld - no firm revised quote from Openreach
Greystoke and Skelton - no quote
Caldbeck - no Portal yet open.
We are chasing BT Openreach for a response.

The Borderlands Voucher scheme ends at the end of March and a new scheme is
anticipated to replace it so, meanwhile, the group have asked the Parish Council to contact
‘interested parties’ to ‘lobby’ and raise the profile of our case. This will be discussed at the
‘online’ Parish Council on 8th March. The meeting is open to all parishioners, if you wish to
have an invite then please let me know.
We are also in discussions with B4RN, who along with Openreach are a company installing
fibre broadband - you may have seen their stories in the local paper the C &W Herald. In
fact there are broadband ‘stories’ or letters most weeks. Our contact with B4RN is Chris
Eakin from Mosedale.
The next meeting of the Fibre Broadband Group is on 12th April. If you need any further
information then please let me know. Meanwhile, keep safe Christine Fleming

Parish Council information is available on the Parish Council tab on the Mungrisdale Village
website.

Mungrisdale Village Hall: Please contact Anne for up to date information on bookings
either by email -  anne.manger@btinternet.com  or phone - 01768 484435.

Caldbeck Surgery www.caldbecksurgery.co.uk Tel 016974 78254
We have some Protected Learning Times.(PLT)when the surgery closes at 1 pm
The next date is Thursday 18 th  March.
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