Newsletter – 21 October 2018

 “Weekly News” for

 THE UNITED BENEFICE OF PADSTOW

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

 21st  SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (Proper 24)

SUNDAY OCTOBER 21st 2018

 

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

INTRODUCTION

Today Jesus tells his disciples that if they want to become great they must be servants of each other. Jesus came not to be served but to serve and to give his life for our salvation.

 

COLLECT FOR THE 21st  SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Grant, we beseech you, merciful Lord,

to your faithful people pardon and peace.

That they may be cleansed from all their sins

and serve you with a quiet mind;

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 forever.

 

READINGS FOR TODAY  – Proper 24 (Page 698/700)

First Reading                     Isaiah 53: 4-12

The prophet Isaiah tells of a righteous servant of God who, through his suffering, will make others righteous and will intercede for sinners.

 

Second Reading                Hebrews 5: 1-10

Jesus, although sinless, was called to become a high priest and through his suffering and obedience he becomes the source of salvation for all.

 

Gospel                                  St. Mark 10: 35-45

Jesus once again tries to teach his disciples that the way to glory, to God’s kingdom, is through service to others even at the cost of great suffering, and that the glory of the Kingdom cannot be earned or deserved, it is given through God’s grace.

 

POST-COMMUNION PRAYER

Father of light, in whom is no change of shadow of turning, you give the gift and have brought us to birth by your word of truth:

May we be a living sign of your kingdom where your whole creation will be made perfect in Jesus Christ our Lord.

CONTACT DETAILS FOR FR. STEPHEN HOLMES – If you need to contact  Fr Stephen Holmes our new Rector, you can email: rectorpmil@gmail.com or telephone: 07584 091870.  *Please note Monday is Fr Stephen’s day off* 

 

ADVANCED NOTICE – COMMEMORATION OF ALL SOULS – There will be a   United Benefice Service on Thursday 1st November, at 7.00 p.m. at St. Petroc’s Church, to commemorate All Souls Day.  At this service we will read out a list of names of those who have died in our Benefice this year.

The Liturgy will take the form of hymns and readings, and a chance for quiet reflection and to light a candle in memory of your loved ones.

If anyone would like their loved one’s names read out at the service, then please give the names and date and month of death to our administrator Sue Norfolk by Friday, October 26th.

 

MESSAGE FROM THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION PADSTOW – The Poppy Appeal Lunch 2018 will be held at the Metropole Hotel in the Harbour restaurant on Sunday 4th November, at 12.30 for 1.00 p.m.

If you would like to put your name down for the lunch then please contact Alan Veck on 521029 or a form and for more information.

 

MESSAGE FROM RIVER CAMEL QUILTERSIf you like to quilt, embroider, knit, crochet or make craft of any sort, then this group of ladies would like to see you.  They meet every Monday from 10 – 3.00 p.m. in the church rooms also in the evening on the second Monday of each month.  For more information contact:  Linda Morey on 07817943359.

 

CAN YOU HELP AT ST. PETROC’S? – WE NEED MORE HELPERS

“Holy Dusters” meet monthly at 9.00 a.m. so our next  date is:-  Saturday November 3rd    Can you spare an hour to help give the church a good clean through?  There is a free cup of coffee and a biscuit for everyone at the end of each session. Thanks everyone.           

Linda and Sue (Churchwardens)

Tesco Bags of Help team – Groundwork UK – The Quiet Garden Project being organized by Andrea Curnow has qualified for the blue token scheme run by Tesco’s Bags of Help.  Please see below a list of stores taking part in the voting on your project. Feel free to share this list of stores amongst your supporters and within your community. Voting will take place from Thursday 1st November to Monday 31st December 2018 and we will notify you at the end of January 2019 confirming the amount of funding you will receive.
6657    NEWQUAY EAST ST EXP     TR7 1BE Express
5676    NEWQUAY NARRWCLIF EXP   TR7 2RZ Express
3000    PADSTOW PL28 8EL        Superstores

 

ST. MERRYN – A meeting will be held in the church hall on Monday 29th October at 10 am to discuss plans for the Christmas bazaar on Saturday 1st December-new ideas for stalls and games would be wonderful and offers of help greatly appreciated. For more information contact Moira Gill.

The Knit and Natter group have commenced their winter programme on Tuesdays in the church hall at 10.30 am- new members are welcome- items are made and donated to charity.

J.A.M. (Jesus And Me) Club

Each Sunday Morning 11.00 – 11.45 a.m. in the

Church Rooms.

(Except on the 4th Sunday when the Teatime Family

Service takes place in St. Petroc’s)

Please drop children off at the Church Rooms

for 11.00 a.m.

and collect them from St. Petroc’s Church at 12 noon

 

SUNDAY, 21ST  TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (Proper24)

 9.30 a.m.           MORNING PRAYER  – B.C.P.                                    Little Petherick

  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

 

Tuesday, 23rd   

9.30 a.m.       Catholic Mass                                                                       Padstow         

10.30 a.m.        Said Eucharist                                                           Osborne Room

12.30 p.m.        Funeral for Gary Stevens                                               St. Merryn

1.00 p.m.        Marriage of Christopher Wall & Katy Horabin (Cath.) Padstow

 

Wednesday, 24th   

10.30 a.m.       Said Eucharist                                                                        Trevone

 

Thursday, 25th Keeping: Alfred the Great, King, Scholar, 899

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

 

Friday, 26th      

   9.00 a.m.      Service of Morning Prayer                                                    Padstow

3.00 p.m.     Service of Wholeness and Healing                                       Trevone

 

Saturday, 27th

12 noon           Marriage of Nick Wealthall and Rosanna Barton             Padstow

 

SUNDAY, 28TH BIBLE SUNDAY

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

 

All items for the weekly news sheet to the office by midday on

Wednesday.  Email: pmilbenefice1235@outlook.com

or Telephone 01841 534898

Office hours Tuesday – Friday 10. 00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

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