LOCATION OF SERVICES The 10.00am Parish Mass will be held in the hall until 5th Sunday of Lent.  All regular weekday services, Vigil Mass and Evensong will continue to be held in church.       STEWARDSHIP In addition to our development and other works, it is vital that our regular stewardship is brought up to date. Many of you have already taken or received your stewardship packs. Thank you to those who have already responded. It is essential we have a response from everyone as quickly as possible - and preferably by the end of this month. Please would everyone therefore make sure they have returned their response form to the office or direct to Pam Grant.  Packs have been prepared for everyone on the electoral roll. So if you haven’t received one, your name isn’t on the congregational membership roll! You can though complete a registration form, and then also receive your stewardship pack!   CAFÉ PETRUS The ever popular Café Petrus will take place after 11am Mass on Wednesday 3rd February. Everyone is most welcome to join us for lunch. There is a small charge of £5 to cover lunch and a drink.If you would like to join in, please see Linda Harrison or Christine Hopper know.   STAFFING CHANGES We’ll shortly be saying farewell to Tom Menaldino, our Facilities Manager who will be leaving us at the end of the first week of February to take up a new post. We wish Tom well, and thank him for the contribution he has made to our life here. If anyone wishes to contribute to a leaving present, please could they let Fr Gary have that, in a sealed envelope by Tuesday 2nd February. As there will be a gap between Tom leaving and a new Facilities Manager being appointed, please can we ask that you are patient in any enquiry regarding bookings!   CALLING ALL LADIES OF ST WILFS!  It's time to put aside those New Year diets and good intentions and come along to Pierre Bistro on Friday 12th February at 7.30 for good food,    good company and a drink or two! If you can come please contact Nicky Whittaker  by Wednesday 10th February so she can confirm numbers with the restaurant.    FUTURE FUNDRAISING EVENTS Friday 5 February 2016. G.K. Quiz Night hosted by Tim and Heather Rhodes 7.00pm in the Parish Hall.  Tickets £15 per person to include Fish and Chip Supper. Recommended table number 6/8 persons. Please reserve your tickets after the Parish Mass from Pam Grant or from the Parish Office   Wednesday 10 February 2016. Bridge Afternoon hosted by Margie Sutcliffe at 1.30pm.  £60 per table to include Afternoon Tea. Homemade cakes or scones needed for the tea please. Enquiries to Margie Sutcliffe    Sunday 8 May 2016. Walk for Wilfrid!  We would like as many volunteers as are fit and able to take part in the Rotary Club Nidderdale Walk, which starts from Ripley Castle. There a various lengths of walks ( usually 8 miles, 16 miles and 25 miles),so watch this space for further details.  All walkers will be responsible for getting their own sponsors and for collecting sponsorship money, which can be gift-aided. It can be a wonderful family day-out - see website www.nidderdalewalk.com Watch the pew sheet for more information.   CLEAN FOR THE QUEEN Clean for The Queen is a campaign to clear up Britain in time for Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday, which will be officially celebrated in June 2016. A consortium of local groups, being led by Team Harrogate and Harrogate in Bloom, are calling on individuals, volunteer groups, local councils, businesses and schools to do their bit and take part in Clean for The Queen weekend on March  4th, 5th and 6th 2016. If your organisation is able to take part in some way please register via http://www.cleanforthequeen.co.uk or contact neil.hind@hind.co.uk for more details.   AUTUMN BREAK From time to time there are notices in the pewsheet about walking group activities but this notice applies to those non-walkers in St Wilfrid’s who might like to join us for social reasons on  a mid-week break in September (nights of Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th September) at The Raven Hall Hotel on the coast between Scarborough and Robin Hood’s Bay. The hotel has excellent facilities including indoor heated swimming pool and 9 hole golf course and when we last visited there sang Compline in their chapel. The special rate negotiated is £73 per person per night which includes an evening meal in addition to full English breakfast.  If you are interested, contact Bob Mitchell either after the Sunday morning service or by telephone and he will let you have the special booking form.