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Parish Weekly News Sheet 

 

 

 

Sunday 9th June 2019

Pentecost

 

8am                Holy Communion at St Christopher’s, Ditteridge

10.30am         Holy Communion

2pm                Visits and Communion at Brunel House

4pm                HEART 4 Rudloe

6pm                Compline at Chapel Plaister

6pm                TOAST

8pm                Richard Fothergill’s Cross Trek Prayer, Methodist Church

Collect

 

Holy Spirit, sent by the Father,

ignite in us your holy fire;

strengthen your children with the gift of faith,

revive your Church with the breath of love,

and renew the face of the earth,

through Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

Please pray for those who are ill

Olwen Trefor-Roberts

Helen West

Darren Harris

 

We remember those whom we know,

who are suffering in sickness or adversity,

and those who especially need our prayers at this time.

Also the families of those who have died

 Quiet Waters (Valens Terrace) Home Group

This week (6th June) we will  continue our study of Romans. We meet from 7.30pm for coffee and cake, aiming to start at 8pm, and everyone is welcome. For more information, please contact Angela on 07835 812258 or Jamie on 0747 493422.

 

‘The Cross Trek’ - Pray for the Nation!

 

Richard Fothergill, of the Filling Station Trust, is doing a sponsored prayer walk from west to east across the UK and is stopping to pray in Box! Please come and join him to pray for our nation on Sunday 9th June at 8 pm in the Methodist Church.

 

The Filling Station on Tuesday 11th June

 

This month we are pleased to welcome Rev David Morrell as our speaker. Although retired, David is currently an elder at Corsham Baptist Church.

 

The Filling Station is an informal “café style” evening in the Box Methodist church building on Box High Street. Coffee and cakes are served from 7pm and the service starts with musical worship from 7.30pm, followed by David’s talk and an opportunity for prayer, concluding at about 9.30pm

 

Further details from Jamie Hay This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 07427 493422  www.thefillingstation.org.uk/box  Facebook TFS Box

 

 

Parish Administrator Hours

Angela, the Parish Administrator, is based in the Vicarage Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, working 9am-12 noon, although these times can vary slightly.

 

 

Grace

Grace is on Wednesday 12th June 3.30-5.30 pm at Box Methodist Church. We usually work to the following plan:

 

3.30  Play, treasure hunt and story

3.50  Crafts

4.20  Songs, talk and prayers

4.45  Food

 

If you might be able to come along and help, for all or even part of the session, please let Janet know. We would especially welcome Grannies (and Grandpas!) with experience of lovely grandchildren and talking to parents, to help with the craft tables.

 

Healing Ministry: An Introductory Course

 

St Mary the Virgin, Marshfield, on Saturday 29th June 9.30am -1.30 pm.

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. — places are limited to 25, so book early! Materials used are from the Acorn Christian Healing Foundation.

 

Summer Concert—A Date for Your Diary!

You are invited to a summer concert, given by ‘The Find Your Voice Breakout Quintet’, on Sunday 30th June at 3 pm, in the Church. They will perform an eclectic selection of songs, to be follow by tea and cake! There will be a retiring collection in aid of the Friends of St Thomas a Becket Church. If possible, could you let us know if you are planning to attend, as this will help us plan the catering: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01225 744458.

 

Mid-week Services

If you would like to come to church but can’t come on a Sunday or would find a shorter service more comfortable for health or other issues, please remember you are always welcome at the Wednesday 10.30am service of Holy Communion, or you are welcome to join with one of the Nursing Home communions at Bybrook House or Brunel House. Please contact Janet or Clair for more details.

 

St Thomas à Becket Weekly Calendar

 

 

Sunday 9th June

8am                Holy Communion at St Christopher’s, Ditteridge

10.30am         Holy Communion

2pm                Visits and Communion at Brunel House

4pm                HEART 4 Rudloe

6pm                Compline at Chapel Plaister

6pm                TOAST

8pm                Richard Fothergill’s Cross Trek Prayer, Methodist Church

 

Tuesday 11th June

7.30pm           The Filling Station, Methodist Church

 

Wednesday 12th June

10.30am         Holy Communion, followed by coffee

3/30pm           Grace, Methodist Church

 

Thursday 13th June

10am               Holy Communion at St John’s, Colerne

                        followed by coffee

7.30 for 8pm  Quiet Waters (Valens Terrace) Home Group

 

Sunday 16th June

8am                Holy Communion

10.30am         Family Service

6pm                Compline at Chapel Plaister