St Mary’s Church Notices

For the week commencing Sunday 19 November 2017

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THEME: FAITH AND WORKS - WITH CMS

 

LEADER:      Father God, source of all knowledge and wisdom
PEOPLE:      
We welcome you here
LEADER:      
Jesus, the teacher who calls disciples to follow him
PEOPLE:      We welcome you here
LEADER:      
Spirit, bringer of understanding and insight
PEOPLE:      
We welcome you here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                   

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL CHURCHES PRAYER REQUEST

North Swindon Baptist Church meeting at Abbey Meads School and their plant Corner Stone, meeting at Uplands School.

 

DIARY DATES

Mon 20 Nov:  7.15 pm MLT meeting in Stable Room

Tue 21 Nov:   7.30 pm Bell ringing practice at St Mary’s Bell Tower

Wed 22 Nov:  11.30 am Midweek Worship at Toothill Church

Wed 22 Nov:  7.45 pm Wednesday Homegroup, at Pat’s home.

Fri 24 Nov:     8.45 am Morning Prayer, Holy Trinity Church, Shaw

Thu 30 Nov:   7.00 for 7.30 pm ‘Journey to the Cradle’ at Holy Trinity Church, Shaw

 

NATIVITY FESTIVAL 03 – 11 DECEMBER

A reminder that St Mary’s will host a Nativity Festival again. This year, the Festival will include a Trail, Christmas Story telling, and craft activities for children. Come and see Nativity displays from around the world!

 

NATIVITY FESTIVAL SETUP – FRIDAY 01 DECEMBER

Help is needed to set up the Nativity Festival displays, put up the Christmas trees and decorate them. Meet in Church from 09.00 am. The more people, the better!

 

BRIGHTER FUTURES MUSIC MARATHON

This event, held on Saturday 07 October, had by 15 November, raised £13944.79, and the organisers are confident that when outstanding donations come in, the total will exceed £15,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Minister Clive’s next day off will be Saturday 25 November.

Trevor’s days off this week will be Monday 20, Tuesday 21 and Saturday 25 November

Please do not phone, text or send emails (nor copy emails) to them on these days – they are ‘rest days’ to spend with family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10.00 am:                   Family Service   
LEADER:                   Ed and Mary Poole, with Francesca Elloway from CMS
DUTY WARDEN:      Doreen Henderson
BIBLE READER 1:   Hilary Gardner
BIBLE READING 1: James 1 v 19-25; New Testament p289
INTERCESSIONS:   Tish Vass

After the service, please join us for tea/coffee in the Stable Room. You will find it to the left, near the church gate.

RBL FIELD OF REMEMBRANCE, LYDIARD PARK

Sunday 19 Nov 3.00 for 3.30 pm: Closing Service, with prayers for the Royal British Legion and the Park.