Newsletter – 22 July 2018

 “Weekly News” for

 THE UNITED BENEFICE OF PADSTOW

ST. MERRYN and ST. ISSEY with ST. PETROC MINOR

FEAST OF ST. MARY MAGDALENE – SUNDAY JULY 22nd  2018  

 

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

Introduction and call to worship

“See, I am making all things new”. We see the divine promise fulfilled in the experience of St. Mary Magdalene. We, too, can find newness through Christ. Let us seek it through Word and Sacrament.

THE COLLECT

Almighty God,
whose Son restored Mary Magdalene to health of mind and body
and called her to be a witness to his resurrection:
forgive our sins and heal us by your grace,
that we may serve you in the power of his risen life;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.  Amen

 

THE READINGS (Page 1158 – 1160)

First Reading                     Song of Solomon 3:1-4

The one who loves ardently pursues her beloved. Her determination is rewarded. She finds him and clings to him, foreshadowing the behaviour of Mary of Magdala.

 

Second Reading                2 Corinthians 5: 14-17

Paul teaches of the “new life” found by knowing Our Lord Jesus Christ

 

Gospel                                  St. John 20:1-2,11-18

“Ransomed, healed, restored, forgiven”. Mary Magdalene gets her reward.

 

POST COMMUNION PRAYER

God of life and love, whose risen Son called Mary Magdalene by name
and sent her to tell of his resurrection to his apostles:
in your mercy, help us, who have been united with him in this Eucharist, 
to proclaim the good news that he is alive and reigns, now and for ever.   Amen

THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY COLLECTION BOXES

Please will holders of boxes bring them to any service at the Parish Church this month, when they will be kept in the vestry until I can take them away for emptying, so that the proceeds can be sent to the Society. When emptied and re-labelled, I will return them to the back of the church for collecting by their holders. I shall be glad of people’s telephone numbers, the records of some of which are now wrong; also, if anyone cannot get to church, please ring me to arrange for it to be fetched.

Caroline White 11 Church Street, (daytime) 532316 (evening) 533489

clmwhite@btinternet.com

 

Summer is Here!

Weekly Coffee Mornings commence on Tuesday 15th May

in St. Merryn Church Hall PL28 8ND

10.15 a.m. – 12noon

with Bric a Brac- Clothing- Produce-Cakes- Books

Raffle-Free Entry- Coffee and Biscuits £1

Proceeds to Church and Charity.

 

ST. MERRYN CHURCH FETE AND FUN DOG SHOW will be taking place on Monday 6th August- items for all stalls required- contact Moira 520418 or Brian 533 059. See posters for details of stalls- games- entertainment etc

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) – Thank you to all those people who have sent back the green permission slip as we get to grips with the new rules under GDPR.   If you haven’t already done so, please can I request that you send them back to the Benefice Office as soon as possible.  We would hate to lose contact with people.  Thank you. Closing date 31st July.

PADSTOW ART GROUP – EXHIBITION

ST. PETROC’S CHURCH PADSTOW

 Daily 10 – 5.00 P.M. (Sunday 12 noon)

COMMENCING SUNDAY 22ND July – SATURDAY 4TH AUGUST

PURCHASE PAINTING BY LOCAL ARTISTS

PLEASE COME ALONG AND SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL ART GROUP

PLANNING AND PREPARATIONS ARE UNDERWAY FOR THE TREVONE ANNUAL DOG SHOW AND BBQ. – This year’s dog show and bbq takes place on Wednesday 15th August at the Well Parc Trevone at 6.00p.m. till dusk.  If you can help run the stalls in anyway or you can donate; games ….books…. plants and produce… jewellery…. toys…. bric a brac…bottles for the tombola ….then please get in touch with organisers Sue Hollingsworth (01841 520788) or Jane Myles (01841 520615)

AND

THE ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY AT PRIDEAUX PLACE – This year’s Garden Party will take place on Saturday 18th August, by kind permission of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Prideaux-Brune.

Donations can be dropped off to the Benefice Office, Church rooms Tuesday – Friday from 10.00 – 1.00 p.m. to be stored.

We are looking for donations of… HELP ON STALLS… BOOKS…BOTTLES…TOYS…TOMBOLA ITEMS…CAKES…PRODUCE AND PLANTS ETC.  ALSO LOAN OF GAZEBOS…LOAN OF A BBQ

Please contact Tim Bishop (01841 533972) or Sue Norfolk (01841 532902).  If you can help or have donations of goods.

 

WE NEED LOTS OF BOTTLES – Both events run a very successful bottle stall and to achieve this we need to gather at least 600 bottles to make the stall a success.  We are seeking donations of bottles (full ones and in date) If you have any bottles of any description, you can contact Sue Hollingsworth for Trevone or Patrick Atkinson for Padstow.

*PLEASE NOTE THE BENEFICE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY JULY 27TH

PLEASE PICK UP ANY PARISH NOTICES FROM THE CHURCH.*

Office hours Tuesday – Friday 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. Tel: 01841 534898

Email: pmilbenefice1235@outlook.com

 

UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY PLEASE TRY AND CONTACT ME IN OFFICE HOURS AND NOT AT HOME.  THANK YOU.

Sunday, 22nd     FEAST OF ST. MARY MAGDALENE

9.30 a.m.         SERVICE OF THE WORD – Common Worship                 Trevone

  9.30 a.m.          SUNG EUCHARIST – Common Worship                            St. Issey

11.00 a.m.           SUNG PARISH EUCHARIST  – Common Worship           Padstow

11.00 a.m.           MORNING PRAYER – B.C.P.                                           St. Merryn

  4.00 p.m.         “TEATIME” FAMILY SERVICE                                              Padstow

 

REGULAR PRACTICES: –

Bell Practice:     Monday afternoon 3 – 4.30 p.m.                                    Padstow

Choir:                 Wednesday afternoon at 2.00 p.m.                                Padstow

 

ART EXHIBITION IN CHURCH UNTIL 4TH AUGUST

 

Tuesday, 24th    

10.30 a.m.        Said Eucharist                                                        Osborne Rooms

 

Wednesday, 25th  JAMES THE APOSTLE  

10.30 a.m.       Said Eucharist                                                                        Trevone

11.30 a.m.       Methodist funeral for Joyce Lawrence               Padstow Church

 

Thursday, 26th  Anne and Joachim, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary   

  10.30 a.m.       Said Eucharist                                                                       Padstow

 

Friday, 27th

   9.00 a.m.       Service of Morning Prayer (Led by Fiona)                        Padstow

3.00 p.m.      Service of Wholeness and Healing *note new time       Padstow

 

SUNDAY, 29TH NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (Proper 12)

   9.30 a.m.      SUNG EUCHARIST- Common Worship                              St. Issey

   9.30 a.m.      SUNG EUCHARIST- Common Worship                              Trevone

11.00 a.m.       SUNG EUCHARIST – Common Worship                           Padstow

11.00 a.m.       MORNING PRAYER  – BCP                                               St. Merryn

  2.30 p.m.       Marriage of Mark Hall and Claire Allsop                        Padstow 

 

 

All weekly news item to the Benefice Office by noon on Wednesday.

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