Church Newsletter (Aug 2010)

St Mary’s, St Gabriel’s and St James’ Churches – 1 August to 31 August 2010

Diary:

Sunday 1 August

8.00am   Holy Communion at St Mary’s

9.30am  Holy Communion  & Children’s Corner at St Gabriel’s

11.00am  Café Church at Welland Village Hall

Wednesday 4 August

9.30am to 12noon Children’s Activity Morning at St James’

Thursday 5 August

10.00am Holy Communion at St Gabriel’s

Sunday 8 August

8.00am  Holy Communion  at St Mary’s

11am  Joint Church Holy Communion at St James’

Wednesday 11 August

9.30am to 12noon Children’s Activity Morning at St James’

Thursday  12 August

7.30pm  Prayer Service at St James’

Saturday 14 August

10.00am  to 1.00pm Just Clobber at St James’ Church

Sunday 15 August

9.30am Holy Communion with Baptism & Children’s Corner at St Gabriel’s

11.00am Matins at St Mary’s

11.00am Prayer and Praise at St James’

Wednesday 18 August

9.30am to 12noon Children’s Activity Morning at St James’

Saturday 21 August  to Sunday 29 August

St Gabriel’s Art Exhibition
Open each day 2.00pm to 5.00pm.

Sunday 22 August

9.30am Morning Service and Children’s Corner at St Gabriel’s

11.00am Holy Communion at St Mary’s

11.00am Holy Communion at St James’

Wednesday 25 August

9.30am to 12noon Children’s Activity Morning at St James’

Sunday 29 August

8.00am Holy Communion at St Mary’s

11.00am Diocesan Service “Big Little Church” at Three Counties Show Ground

6.30pm Celebration “Songs of Praise” at St Gabriel’s

Thank you for all who hold collection boxes for The Children’s Society.  You raised a total of £215.12 this year, a cheque for which sum has been sent to the Children’s Society.

Regular activities:

Church Fellowship Groups

Monday evenings, monthly at The Villa, Gilbert’s End, Hanley Swan
Tel Sue Adeney (310440) for details
No Meeting in August

Wednesday evenings, weekly at Holly Cottage, Drake St, Welland & other venues
Tel John Martin (310783) for details
No Meetings in August

Just Clobber, Nearly New Sale

Closed during August, but open on Saturday 14 August – see diary

Women’s Fellowship – last Wednesday of month

No meeting in August

St Gabriel’s with St Mary’s Church of England School

No assembly during school holidays

Albion Lodge – all welcome to all these events

1st Thursday 11.00am Informal Worship;

2nd Thursday 11.00am Discussion Group

3rd Thursday 11.00am Holy Communion;

4th Thursday 11.00am Music

St Gabriel’s WI – Hanley Swan Village Hall 2.15pm, 2nd Tuesday of month

No Meeting in August

Other events:

Children’s activity mornings

These were very successful last year, and are happening again at St James’ on Wednesday mornings during the school holidays.
If anyone is able to help, even just one week, please contact Alison Martin on 310783.

The St Gabriel’s Art Exhibition

Commences on Saturday 21 August and is open each day until Sunday 29 August.
Would volunteers to steward and make tea please sign the list at the back of St Gabriel’s  –  thank you!

Opening times 2pm to 5pm.
On Sunday 29 August there will be a celebration “Songs of Praise” at 6.30pm at St Gabriel’s with a quarter peal of bells

Benefice Personnel  &  Roles within the Ministry Team

Vicar: Reverend Canon Frances Wookey – 01684 310321 (day off Fri)
Mission & Ministry to the whole community

Associate Priest: Reverend Linda Bedford – 01684 311324 (day off  Fri)
Pastoral Team

Reader: Mrs Jackie Guy – 01684 311079  (day off Fri)
Pastoral Team

Reader: Mrs Sue Richardson – 01684 592088 (day off Thur)
Talents
Co-ordinator

Reader: Mr Roger Wookey – 01684 310321  (day off Fri)
Administration & Music Co-ordinator

Office Hours 10am –1.00pm  Monday to Thursday  01684 310321

This newsletter can be downloaded in pdf format here – August 2010

For other contact details, visit the main Church of England page

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