Newsletter 3 January 2016

“The Weekly News” – JANUARY 3rd 2016

The Parish of Padstow St. Petroc’s Padstow & St. Saviour’s Trevone
A warm welcome to any visitors with us today
THE EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
Intention of the day
Epiphany celebrates the extravagance of God who desired all the peoples of the world to hear his message of redemption through the birth of Jesus.
THE COLLECT
O God, who by the leading of a star manifested your only Son to the peoples of the earth: mercifully grant that we, who know you now by faith,
may at last behold your glory face to face; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen

PSALM – for Morning Prayer is number72

Today’s Readings – (Page 771/773)
First Reading Isaiah 60:1-6
The glory of God shines from heaven drawing all people to himself and overcoming the darkness of unbelief and despair. The morning star rises, the light has come.
Second Reading (Not used at Morning prayer) Ephesians 3:1-12
Christ’s message is for everyone in all times and places. St Paul suffered in sharing the Good News to prove this truth. We all share the mystery and the redemption.
Gospel St. Matthew 2:1-12
We cannot keep God to ourselves. When others come, offering themselves in service let them take from us some meaning to this mystery that they may impart it to others.
POST COMMUNION PRAYER
Lord God, the bright splendour whom the nations seek: may we who with the wise men have been drawn by your light discern the glory of your presence in your Son, the Word made flesh, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

‘RIVER CAMEL QUILTERS’
Sessions for January in the church rooms are:
Mondays, January 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th & 1st Feb 10.00 a.m – 4.00 p.m.
Bring your sandwich! Tea and coffee provided.
Morning session 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – £1.50
Afternoon session 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. – £1.50
or, if you prefer 10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. – £2.50.
Come along and join us with sewing of any kind, or if you need help one
of us will be able to give guidance. We look forward to seeing you.
For further information contact:-
Linda 532183 or Tilly 532044
J.A.M. CLUB (JESUS AND ME)
Every Sunday morning (Except Family Service Sundays)
11.00 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. In the Church Rooms.
Please note new times for 2016
Please drop your children off at Church Rooms for activities relating to
the Sunday. They join the service in church for a blessing at the Altar rail.
Please collect them from church at 12 noon (New time)
FAMILY SERVICES IN JANUARY
Sunday, January 10th at 4.00 p.m.
“TEATIME” SERVICE At ST. SAVIOUR’S TREVONE and
Sunday, January 24th at 11.00 a.m. (Please note new time)
FAMILY SERVICE AND EUCHARIST AT ST. PETROC’S
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE

Weekly Calendar

TODAY – THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY
8.00 a.m. SAID EUCHARIST – 1662 Prayer Book St. Petroc’s
9.30 a.m. SUNG EUCHARIST St. Saviour’s
11.00 a.m. ** MORNING PRAYER with HYMNS – Common Worship St. Petroc’s
**Please note new time for this service
Monday, 4th
2-3.30 p.m. Bellringing practice St. Petroc’s
Tuesday, 5th
7.00 p.m. Bible Study Group Church Rooms
Wednesday, 6th
10.30 a.m. Said Eucharist St. Saviour’s
2.00 p.m. Choir practice (New members welcome) St. Petroc’s
Thursday, 7th Keeping: THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY
10.30 a.m. Said Eucharist St. Petroc’s
Friday, 8th
6 – 7.00 p.m. CHILDREN’S FRIDAY FUN NIGHT Church Rooms
Saturday, 9th
9 – 10.30 a.m. “HOLY DUSTERS” Cleaning team meets St. Petroc’s
SUNDAY, JANUARY 10th – THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST
NO 8.00 a.m. SAID EUCHARIST At St. Petroc’s today
9.30 a.m. MORNING PRAYER with HYMNS – Common Worship St. Saviour’s
11.00 a.m. ** SUNG PARISH EUCHARIST St. Petroc’s
**Please note time for this service
4.00 p.m. “TEATIME” Family Service St. Saviour’s
PLEASE have an open mind about our new services as you will have your opportunity to say what you think. We will be looking for your feedback at the APCM on March 9th so we can choose the style of services YOU would like in the parish. The PCC will then make the final decision after the Annual Parochial Church Meetingand the decided pattern of services will be put in place in April.
Fr. Chris

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