Sunday September 19th 2021, 16th Sunday after Trinity

Services for Sunday 19th September
8am Holy Communion Led by Revd Peter Bold
10am Holy Communion Service led by Revd Peter Bold and our music group. Live and Online.
There will be the second in a series of five sermons 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:

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.

Acts 8: 26-40

Matthew 28:16-20

Lord of creation,
whose glory is around and within us:
open our eyes to your wonders,
that we may serve you with reverence
and know your peace at our lives’ end,
through 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 Emily (Ian Price’s granddaughter)
We also remember the family and friends of Martin Kelland, Dennis Mayson, Elsie Hubbard and Irene Dace. Irene’s funeral will be at St Johns at 12.30pm on Friday Sept 24th

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 …?

Cleaning? Could you help with a “big church clean” – date to suit volunteers. Please have a word with Derek Millington or Peter.

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

Sunday 26 th September celebration.
We will be having coffee & cake after the 10am service, as a celebration of all the years Jean has been Verger of our Church.

The Parish Office Opening Hours
The office is open to visitors Monday to Friday 9.30 – 12.00

Wednesdays at Eight Organ Recitals. 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

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 Vaccine 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.

Candy and Peter have built this beautiful pond; here you can see the different stages of construction and the finished result. The pond is now full of wildlife.

Praise Him, sun and moon;
Praise Him, all you shining stars!
Praise Him, you highest heavens,
and the waters above the heavens!
Let them praise the name of the lord,

For he commanded and they were created. Psalm 148: 3 - 5