Newsletter – 18 September 2016

The Parish of Padstow
(St. Petroc’s, Padstow & St. Saviour’s, Trevone)
17th SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY-PROPER 20 – Sunday 18th September

A warm welcome to visitors who join us today
Please take our love and prayers to your home parish

OUR INTENTION TODAY
Jesus told an unusual story with a surprise ending about an incompetent and dishonest manager. In our worship today let us offer him those hidden traits of which we are ashamed and ask him to redeem them for us.

THE COLLECT
Almighty God, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you: Pour your love into our hearts and draw us to yourself, and so bring us at last to your heavenly city where we shall see you 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.

READINGS FOR TODAY (Lectionary) Page 1042/43
First Reading Amos 8:4-7
Those who trample on the needy, bring to ruin the poor of the land or practise deceit, cause God to weep.

Second Reading 1 Timothy 2:1-7
God’s people are urged to pray regularly for those in positions of power and authority, so that all may lead a good and peaceful life.

Third Reading St. Luke 16:1-13
Jesus commends a dishonest manager not for his dishonesty but for acting shrewdly, because the manager was prepared to risk everything to save himself.

POST COMMUNION PRAYER
Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, and make us continually to be given to all good works through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen

Psalm 113 (Padstow)
1 Give praise, you servants of the Lord, ¨ O praise the name of the Lord.
2 Blessed be the name of the Lord, ¨ from this time forth and for evermore.
3 From the rising of the sun to its setting ¨ let the name of the Lord be praised.
4 The Lord is high above all nations ¨ and his glory above the heavens.
5 Who is like the Lord our God, that has his throne so high, ¨ yet humbles himself to behold the things of heaven and earth?
6 He raises the poor from the dust ¨ and lifts the needy from the ashes,
7 To set them with princes, ¨ with the princes of his people.
8 He gives the barren woman a place in the house ¨ and makes her a joyful mother of children.
EPSON COMPATIBLE CARTRIDGE – Canon Michael Fisher has 15 assorted compatible colour cartridges to fit Epson XP-102 to XP415 but not including the XP435. For a small donation to the “Coracle Appeal” they could be yours.
Contact Canon Michael on 521544 if you are interested.

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

EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 11.30 A.M.
Each tour lasts an hour and finishes with an opportunity
to talk informally to the guide.

HARVEST 2016
AT ST. PETROC’S PADSTOW & ST SAVIOUR’S TREVONE

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25th
9.30 a.m. HARVEST SERVICE OF THE WORD Trevone
11.00 a.m. HARVEST PARISH EUCHARIST Padstow

Followed by (Approx. 12.30 p.m.)
“BRING AND SHARE” HARVEST LUNCH
In St. Petroc’s Church Rooms
Bring your own wine – soft drinks available

SPECIAL FAMILY HARVEST SERVICE
4.00 p.m. “Teatime” Family Service Padstow
HARVEST GIFTS
We will be donating all the Harvest produce to
ST. PETROC’S SOCIETY
for their work with those less fortunate.
They are happy to receive both fresh
and tinned food.
HARVEST BRING AND SHARE LUNCH – So that there isn’t an overload of the same kinds of foods, please can you sign the sheet, which you will find at the back in both churches.
Thank you – Sue Norfolk and Linda Morey

Please take this “Weekly News” home with you
for reference in the week.
Items to Sue Norfolk please by Wednesday morning please

SUNDAY, 18th 17th SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY – Proper 20
8.00 a.m. SAID EUCHARIST – 1662 Prayer Book Padstow
9.30 a.m. SUNG EUCHARIST Trevone
11.00 a.m. MORNING PRAYER – Matins Padstow
2.00 p.m. HOLY BAPTISM for Oliver James ? Padstow

REGULAR EVENTS
BELLRINGERS PRACTICE: Monday 2 – 3.30 p.m. Padstow
CHOIR PRACTICE: Wednesday at 2.00 p.m. Padstow

Wednesday, 21st ST. MATTHEW – APOSTLE & EVANGELIST
10.30 a.m. Said Eucharist Trevone
11.30 a.m. Guided historical Tour of St. Petroc’s Church

Thursday, 22nd
10.30 a.m. Said Eucharist Padstow

Friday, 23rd
3.00 p.m. Marriage of Mark Perry and Hazel Gardner Padstow
6 – 7.00 p.m. Children’s Friday Fun Night Church Rooms

Saturday, 24th
12.30 p.m. Catholic Wedding Padstow

SUNDAY, 25th HARVEST SUNDAY
9.30 a.m. HARVEST “Service of the Word” Trevone
11.00 a.m. SUNG HARVEST PARISH EUCHARIST Padstow
Followed by a “Bring And Share” Lunch in the Church Rooms
4.00 p.m. “TEATIME” HARVEST FAMILY SERVICE Padstow

A MESSAGE TO OUR VISITORS
We offer you a warm welcome to our service today and hope that you have a wonderful holiday here in Cornwall. At the offertory we invite you to make use of the Gift-Aid envelopes which you will find at the end of the pews. This will enable our treasurer to gain an extra 25p in every pound which is given.

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