Newsletter – 29 July 2018

                                                                 “Weekly News” for

  THE UNITED BENEFICE OF PADSTOW

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

                    9th SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (Proper 12)– SUNDAY JULY 29th   2018  

 

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

INTRODUCTION

Jesus fed the crowds who followed him with loaves of bread. Let us allow him into our lives today so he can feed us with the true bread from heaven.

THE COLLECT FOR THE NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Almighty God, who sent your Holy Spirit
to be the life and light of your Church:
open our hearts to the riches of your grace,
that we may bring forth the fruit of the Spirit in love and joy and peace;
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.

 

THE READINGS (Proper 12 – Page 633 to 635 of Lectionary)

First Reading                           2 Kings 4:42 – 44

Elisha’s miraculous feeding of a hundred people with twenty loaves prefigures, on a smaller scale, Jesus’ feeding of five thousand with five loaves.

 

Second Reading                       Ephesians 3:14-21

St Paul prays that the Gentiles in Ephesus will come to know Christ in all his fullness and so benefit from the abundance of God’s grace.

 

Gospel                                     St. John 6:1-21

After miraculously feeding the crowds, Jesus thwarts their plans to crown him king and later appears to the disciples, walking on the Sea of Galilee.

 

POST COMMUNION PRAYER

Holy Father, who gathered us here around the table of your Son
to share this meal with the whole household of God:
in that new world where you reveal the fullness of your peace,
gather people of every race and language

to share in the eternal banquet of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

ST. MERRYN SUMMER FUN FETE-MONDAY 6TH AUGUST AT 4.00 PM

ON THE YOUNG MENS GREEN (OPPOSITE THE Cornish Arms)

FUN DOG SHOW-POT SMASHING- TOMBOLA- RAFFLE- GAMES AND SPORTS- COCONUT SHY – SPLAT THE RAT- WET SPONGES

CREAM TEAS AND REFRESHMNETS – LUCYS GREAT FOOD-

AND THE UNIQUE GAME OF ST. MERRYN KAYLES

ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR

 

SUNDAY 29TH JULY AT 11.00 a.m. THE SERVICE WILL BE MORNING PRAYER WITH SONGS OF PRAISE AND THE THREE WORSHIP LEADERS AT ST. MERRYN GERRY, JEAN AND MOIRA WILL ALL BE PARTICIPATING IN THIS SERVICE

 

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 Issey & Little Petherick Churches Fundraising

We are pleased to offer you the following:

TRIP ON THE JUBILEE QUEEN

return from Padstow to Wadebridge

Saturday 8th September

Leaving Padstow at 4.30pm returning 6.30pm

TICKETS to include a pasty £12.50 each

Payment must be made on ordering tickets.

Phone Avril 01841 541135 / Marjorie 01841 540696

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)

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.

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, 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 

 

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

 

Monday, 30th

11.30 a.m.        Interment of Ashes for the late Simon Bird                   Trevone

 

Tuesday, 31st

9.30 a.m.       Catholic Mass                                                                     Padstow    

10.30 a.m.        Said Eucharist                                                        Osborne Rooms

 

Wednesday, 1st August  

10.30 a.m.       Said Eucharist                                                                        Trevone

 

Thursday, 2nd  

  10.30 a.m.       Said Eucharist – 1662 Prayer Book                                   Padstow

 

Friday, 3rd  

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

 

Saturday, 4th

2.00 p.m.      Marriage of Fraser Leech and Emily Farrow                 St. Merryn

 

SUNDAY, 5TH   TENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (Proper 13)

9.30 a.m.       MORNING PRAYER – BCP                                                      St. Issey

  9.30 a.m.       SUNG EUCHARIST– Common Worship                               Trevone

11.00 a.m.       SERVICE OF THE WORD – Common Worship                    Padstow

11.00 a.m.       SUNG EUCHARIST– Common Worship                           St. Merryn

 

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

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