St Mary’s Church Notices 
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For the week commencing Sunday 17 September 2017

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STAND AND PRAISE GOSPEL CHOIR
The choir is seeking a leader/musical director to lead the choir forward from November 2017. Please contact Chris German if you have ideas for such a person, who could be contacted.
In the short term, a Christian Concert, in memory of the late Jim Eddings, is being planned for Friday 13 October at St Joseph’s College. Leading Christian singer/songwriter Paul Field, has accepted an invitation to play at this event, as has leading Christian Gospel singer, Geraldine Latty.
Please contact Chris German (Gospel Choir Administrator) if you are able to be present at the Concert.
Her email address is: pioneer.christtheservant@gmail.com

SYFC QUIZ NIGHT
A charitable night that will include fun, food and faith stories from the work of Swindon Youth for Christ.
Date:   Saturday 14 October
Time:   7.30 – 10.00 pm
Place:  Meadowcroft Community Centre, Addison Crescent,
             Swindon SN2 7JX
Cost:   £5.00 per person
https://www.syfc.org.uk/events

HOLY HABITS – A DAY BASED ON ACTS CHAPTER 2
UPPER THAMES METHODIST CIRCUIT
Date:     Saturday 21 October
Time:    10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Place:    Methodist Church, Rope Yard, Royal Wootton Bassett
Led by:  Rev Andrew Roberts
See poster at the back of Church and in the Stable Room.

"APOSTLE" - MUSICAL WRITTEN BY ROGER JONES ABOUT ST PAUL
"Apostle" tells the exciting story of the conversion of St Paul on the Road to Damascus.
Roger Jones is a gifted modern composer - originally a teacher, now a freelance musician composing and leading workshops and seminars throughout the UK and abroad he has written a series of short musicals on Christian themes.  Roger set up Christian Music Ministries (CMM) to support and facilitate music within Churches.  He has a team of highly skilled and talented musicians who support his work.
Web: www.cmm.org.uk; Facebook:   Christian Music Ministries
A team from CMM will be coming to Cricklade United Church on Saturday 7 October 2017 to run a scratch "musical in a day".  The musical will be Apostle and the team will provide the conductor and the musicians.  All we need are singers and participants!
The day will start at 10am and will culminate with a performance of Apostle at 6pm in the early evening.
Further information is available from Mary (01793 751020), Ray (01793 750712) or Phillipa (01793 750556)
Please bring a packed lunch - tea/coffee refreshments will be available all day. £5 participants charge to help defray expenses.
Please see poster at the back of Church, and in the Stable Room.

PARTNERSHIP OFFICE
Brenda will not be in the Office from 11 – 24 September inclusive. If you need access to the Office during this period, please contact either Lyn Morgan or Revd Capt Clive Deverell (contact details on the front cover).

RIDE AND STRIDE 09 SEPTEMBER
If you have offered to sponsor one of the Riders or Striders, please give your sponsorship as soon as possible – 50% of the sponsorship raised will be returned to our church. It is not too late to sponsor one of those who took part.