St Mary’s & St Luke’s Services, Readings, News & Church at Home Resources for 23 May 2021 – Pentecost Sunday
Weekly Information Sheet
The Weekly Information Sheet has service times, in church and online, readings for the week & news & information. It is available on here weekly and in print in church. We are keeping this Blog for larger items that won’t easily fit on the Weekly Sheet and we will signpost to these from the printed sheet.
Articles for the June Church Magazine can be submitted via the Blog, the church office, the Rectory or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline of Friday 28 May.
Come and join us in church at St Luke’s & St Mary’s
We would love to see you back in church! At St Mary’s we have now opened up all the pews at with an ‘offset’ seating system in place to maintain social distancing. If it feels like the right time for you, we’d love to see you in church. We are suspending the booking system so there’s no need to book from 6 June.
Face coverings and Social distancing are still in place until the government say it’s safe not to. Please see the link above for further Covid-19 details re attending worship.
Margaret Wooldridge’s funeral is at St Mary’s on Monday 24 May at 1:45pm. Margaret’s family have submitted a guest list which fills the church (with social distancing), do not come if you have not been invited as there won’t be room. You can watch it via livestream at youtu.be/XIwc2cIJUt8 or bit.ly/margaretsfuneral.Revd Mike (Rector).
Funerals this past week
Funerals still to take place
Results from the Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Joy & Sue were appointed as our Churchwardens. Elected to the PCC: Diana Carter, Diane Edge-Robinson, Daphne Gregory, Frances Latham & Margaret Shephard. Full details can be found on our website under Church Life.
Christian Aid Week 2021
Thank you to all who donated to Christian Aid over the past few weeks. Our Christian Aid Week collection was £365.00 (£260 via JustGiving, £55 cash given at church services (paid in via JustGiving) & a £50 Charities Aid Fund voucher). The Sponsored Walk raised £125, thanks to all who walked and raised the money. If you haven’t had chance to give you can still do so at bit.ly/caweek21 .
Church at Home Resources for all ages
Together @ Home Resources
Faith at Home from the Church of England
This is a great resource for families to keep their children’s faith alive at this time.
Faith at Home is a national campaign that builds on the work of Growing Faith and Everyday Faith to support the faith development and pastoral care of children and young people. Click Here to go to the Faith at Home website.
A bitesize Bible experience from the Ollerton Family
Through 15 minute sessions explore famous characters and events that form The Greatest Story Ever and discover how we can be part of it today. Simple to run. Fun. Free. No prior knowledge required. This family devotional course mixes online content (videos, readings, discussion) and printed cards to form a colourful learning experience in your own home. https://thegreateststoryever.org
The Bible Society Bible Book Club
This is a fantastic free resource that we’ve used for some of the Midweek Get Togethers and is great for personal use to discover more about the books of the bible. Please take a look at the video and click here to find out more.