Newsletter – 5 August 2018

      “Weekly News” for

THE UNITED BENEFICE OF PADSTOW

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

10th SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (Proper 13)

SUNDAY AUGUST 5TH   2018

 

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

INTRODUCTION

When faith draws us to turn to God and we trust him to guide our decisions, he feeds us with the everlasting bread of heaven. Perfect food for our healing and growth.

 

THE COLLECT

Let your merciful ears, O Lord,
be open to the prayers of your humble servants;
and that they may obtain their petitions
make them to ask such things as shall please you;
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 (Lectionary Page 639/641)

First Reading                                        Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15

The Israelites in the desert yearned only for sufficient food, when God was offering them freedom for ever in their own land. But God listened and understood.

 

Second Reading                                   Ephesians 4:1-16

Paul reminds us to give up inappropriate attitudes, to grow up! Keeping our eyes upon God and letting him decide what is for our good, as expressed through Jesus.

 

Gospel                                                   St. John 6:24-35

It is easy to become distracted by apparent needs, without looking beyond them to what is truly important. With Jesus, evidence should not be necessary, but faith is!

 

POST COMMUNION PRAYER

God of our pilgrimage, you have willed that the gate of mercy
should stand open for those who trust in you:
look upon us with your favour that we who follow the path of your will may never wander from the way of life; through 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

 

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

 

Benefice 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.

 

Licensing of the new Rural Dean of Pydar – The Revd. Chris McQuillen-Wright will be licensed as the new Rural Dean at St. Columb Minor Church at 7pm on Thursday 9th August with the Bishop of St Germans.  This service is open to everyone.  Please keep Revd. Chris McQuillen-Wright in your prayers.
There will be a hot buffet in the pub (suggested donation £5/head) afterward for those who want it.

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.

 

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

 

REGULAR PRACTICES: –

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

Choir:                 Wednesday afternoon at 2.00 p.m.                                Padstow

 

Tuesday, 7th

9.30 a.m.       Catholic Mass                                                                      Padstow    

10.30 a.m.        Said Eucharist                                                        Osborne Rooms

1.00 p.m.      Renewal of Wedding Vows                                                Trevone

 

Wednesday, 8th  Dominic, priest, Founder of the Order of Preachers, 1221

10.30 a.m.       Said Eucharist                                                                        Trevone

7.30 p.m.      Bible study group meets at Christine and Brian Cunningham

 

Thursday, 9th    Mary Sumner, Founder of The Mother’s Union, 1921  

  10.30 a.m.       Said Eucharist                                                                       Padstow

     7.00 p.m.      Licensing of Revd. Chris McQuillen-Wright as new

     Rural Dean of Pydar at St. Columb Minor Church.

 

Friday, 10th  

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

 

Saturday, 11th

9- 10.30 a.m.  HOLY DUSTERS CLEANING TEAM MEET                            Padstow

       1.30 p.m.  Marriage of Thomas McCall and Chantal Golden       St. Merryn

 

SUNDAY, 12TH ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (Proper 14)

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

  9.30 a.m.        SUNG EUCHARIST  – Common Worship (Trad)    Little Petherick

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

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

12.45 p.m.       Holy Baptism for Avalee Frances Rollett                        Padstow

 

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