Sunday September 12th 2021, 15th Sunday after Trinity

Services for Sunday 12th September
10am Holy Communion Service led by Revd Peter Bold and Bishop Libby. Live and Online.
It will be the first in a series of five sermons we will have on the ‘Five Marks of Mission’.
You can watch the video of this service when it ‘premieres’, or later at your convenience by clicking on this link:

12pm Baptism Service led by Revd Peter Bold
We welcome Finley Joshua West, his family and friends.

Service Pattern on ordinary Sundays for the next three months
First Sunday in the month:

  • 9.30am Holy Communion
  • 11.15am Family Service with Thanksgivings
  • 6.30pm Holy Communion

Second, Fourth and Fifth Sundays in the month:

  • 10am Holy Communion

Third Sunday in the month:

  • 8am Holy Communion
  • 10am Family Communion (with Music Group)

For Harvest (3rd October) we will have a 10am Service instead of 9.30/11.15.

1 Corinthians 15:1-10

Mark 1:1-8

Lord God,
defend your Church from all false teaching
and give your people knowledge of your truth,
that we may enjoy eternal life

in Jesus Christ our Lord, AMEN

Please remember in your prayers: Marion Giles, Bernard Broadhead, Pat Walker, Reg Creaser, Edith Hobson, Faye Jowell, Brenda Jones, Jonathan Prescott and the families and friends of Angela Wilson and Dennis Mayson

We also remember the family and friends of Barbara Hawley whose memorial service is at St John’s at 11am on 29th Oct, and Martin Kelland who died on Friday Aug 20th. Martin’s funeral will be at St Johns at 2.30pm on Friday Sept 17th. Please keep Gillian and her family in your prayers.

Sadly Irene Dace died on Sept 5th. Irene’s funeral will be at St Johns at 12.30pm on Friday Sept 24th please remember her family and friends in your prayers.

Coffee after the Sunday services - 11.45am by Zoom:
We invite you to “virtual” after (or before??) service refreshments, by clicking on the link below at 11.45 am or afterwards. Please bring you own coffee or …?

Daily Prayer online has resumed for four days a week with a Thought for the Day from Chris or Tony on the other days.

Church open for private prayer
The church will be open for private prayer Wednesdays 9.30am - 4pm, Sundays 11.30-4pm

New Daylight Bible Study Notes are available at the back of church.

Live Streaming – Please let us know if you are able to offer any support with running this.

The Parish Office Opening Hours
The office is open to visitors Monday to Friday 9.30 – 12.00
Please note the office will be closed Friday 17th September.

Wednesdays at Eight Organ Recitals are back.
Last Wednesday 1st Sept saw the return of Organ Recitals to our Church, with Ian Brackenbury presenting a delightful programme.
Here are the dates for the upcoming Organ recitals:

  • October 6th Nigel Gotteri
  • ​​​​​​​November 3rd John Silverton
  • December 1st Adam Parrish
  • January 5th Eric Singleton

Please put them in your diary and don’t forget refreshments are provided and all donations go to Church funds.

Flowers in church: If you would like to make a donation towards the flowers in church please speak to Jean Hobson. Thank you!

Jane's Jams
Jane has limited stock of Strawberry, Redcurrant Jelly, and quite a good amount of: Raspberry, Blackcurrant. Orange and Ginger Marmalade and Damson and Plum will follow later in the year. Please phone to order. Delivery service available! All profits will be shared between the Parish Church and Vaccin Aid a Unicef Charity that has provided 2 billion vaccines around the world this year.

Re-pointing of Church Extension: This essential work has started to prevent water ingress, thanks to our volunteers Will, Peter and Derek. Hopefully this will not cause too much disruption over the next few weeks however there will be a large amount of dust and noise. Thank you for your understanding.

News: As we can’t meet together as we used to do, do you have any news to share?
Please send items to the office by 11am on Wednesday.

Have you taken up any creative hobbies over the past 18 months?
We would love to share pictures of things people have been doing or created over this difficult period. Showing that something positive has come out of this difficult time.

Heike Hancox has continued to work over the lock down periods as a midwife and has spent any spare time raising money for the charity ‘Young Lives vs. Cancer’.

She has raised £150 and completed 57.49 miles. Well done Heike!