Newsletter – 15 May 2016

The Parish of Padstow
(St. Petroc’s, Padstow & St. Saviour’s, Trevone)
The Day of Pentecost Sunday 15th May 2016
A warm welcome to visitors who join us today

INTRODUCTION
God has given us his Holy Spirit, that we might be called his children. Let us worship our Heavenly Father in spirit and in truth.

THE COLLECT
God, who as at this time taught the hearts of your faithful people by sending to them the light of your Holy Spirit: Grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgement in all things and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

TODAY’S READINGS (Page 925/926)
First Reading Acts 2:1-21
The Spirit brings courage and gifts of communication to Jesus’ first followers.

Second Reading Romans 8: 14 – 17
The blessings bestowed on Christians by the Holy Spirit

Gospel St. John 14:8-27
Jesus speaks to his disciples of the way in which they will continue to experience him after his departure from the world.

POST-COMMUNION PRAYER
Faithful God, who fulfilled the promises of Easter by sending us your Holy Spirit and opening to every race and nation the way of life eternal: Open our lips by your Spirit, that every tongue may tell of your glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK COLLECTION
Christian Aid has been given a licence to collect in Padstow Tesco on Tuesday 17th May. If anyone could spare an hour to help collect it would be most welcome. If you can help please contact: Chris Jadav – Christian Aid Co-Ordinator for Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly. Contact number: 07814 131249

Can you help?
Volunteers are needed to collate the church magazine on Saturday 21st. May at 9.30 a.m. in the Church Rooms. If you could spare some time on that day please let Fiona know if you can help. Contact Telephone (01841) 532956
Thank you.

KIRSTEN’S ORDINATION – Kirsten’s Ordination is to take place on Friday 1st July in Truro Cathedral at 7.30 p.m. Alan Veck has very kindly offered to book and organise a coach for those of you who would like to attend Kirsten’s Ordination.
She will be thrilled to see you there at this special event. If you would like to attend please sign the sheet at the back of the churchwarden’s chest or speak to Alan.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN ANCIENT BUILDINGS?
DO YOU LOVE LEARNING ABOUT THEIR HISTORY?
Then why not join our
CONDUCTED CHURCH TOUR AROUND
ST. PETROC’S CHURCH PADSTOW

WEDNESDAY MORNINGS (until September 28th)
at 11.30 a.m.
Each tour lasts about an hour and finishes with
an opportunity to talk informally to the guide.

EVENTS THROUGH THE SUMMER IN AID OF THE “CORACLE APPEAL”

MONDAY, JUNE 6th – FRIDAY, JUNE 17th
10 – 5 daily
ART EXHIBITION in St. Petroc’s Church

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6th – at Prideaux Place
“GRAND GARDEN PARTY” 12 Noon – 5.00 p.m.

MONDAY, JULY 25th – FRIDAY, AUGUST 12th
10 – 5 daily
ART EXHIBITION in St. Petroc’s Church

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10th – 6.00 p.m. – dusk
GRAND BARBECUE & DOG SHOW – Well Parc Hotel, Trevone

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30th – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th
QUILT EXHIBITION – In St. Petroc’s Church

Keep this list for reference and if you would like to organise a fund raising event please contact Sue Norfolk (532902)

‘RIVER CAMEL QUILTERS’

Sessions in the church rooms are:
Mondays:- May16th and 23rd 10.00 a.m – 4.00 p.m.
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.

Unfortunately because of two bank holidays in May we will only be meeting on two Mondays, but we will make up for it in June!
So either take a break ladies or carry on with those unfinished projects!
For further information contact:- Linda 532183 or Tilly 532044

SUNDAY, 15th THE DAY OF PENTECOST
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. SUNG PARISH EUCHARIST St. Petroc’s
12.45 p.m. HOLY BAPTISM for Thea Freeman St. Petroc’s

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK
REGULAR PRACTICES:-
BELL RINGERS: Monday at 2.00p.m. St. Petroc’s
CHOIR: Wednesday at 2.00p.m. St. Petroc’s

Monday, 16th
7.00 p.m. Archdeacon’s Visitation St. Michael’s Newquay For the deaneries of Pydar and St. Austell – Churchwardens are sworn into office

Wednesday, 18th
10.30 a.m. Said Eucharist St. Saviour’s
11.30 a.m. Guided historical tour of St. Petroc’s church

Thursday, 19th St. Dunstan, Archbishop. 988
10.30 a.m. Said Eucharist St. Petroc’s

Friday, 20th
6 – 7 p.m. CHILDREN’S FRIDAY FUN NIGHT Church Rooms

SUNDAY, 22nd TRINITY SUNDAY
9.30 a.m. SUNG EUCHARIST St. Saviour’s
11.00 a.m. SUNG PARISH EUCHARIST St. Petroc’s
4.00 p.m. “TEATIME” FAMILY SERVICE St. Petroc’s
CONFIRMATION – 2016
I am delighted to report that we have TWO adult candidates for Confirmation this year. If you would like to consider Confirmation please let me know so that we can arrange classes for children and adults in preparation.
Please think about it and if you would like an informal chat give me a ring. (533776) Fr. Chris.

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