Church Newsletter (Sep 2010)

St Mary’s, St Gabriel’s and St James’ Churches – 1 September to 10 October 2010

Diary:

Thursday 2 September

10.00am Holy Communion at St Gabriel’s

6.00pm Wedding Rehearsal at St Gabriel’s

Friday 3 September

2.00pm Funeral of Mr Elms at St James’

3.00pm Wedding of Marc Owen & Hannah Schooling at St Gabriel’s

Sunday 5 September

8.00am Holy Communion at St Mary’s

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

11.00am Family Communion at St James’

2.00pm Wedding of Tristan Meier & Diane Pugh at St Gabriel’s

Thursday 9 September

7.30pm Prayer Service at St James’

Saturday 11 September

3.30pm Joint Social Event and Exhibition with Upton Benefice at St James’ followed by “Songs of Praise” at 5.00pm
Please come along for tea and help to welcome friends from Upton

Sunday 12 September

8.00am Holy Communion at St Mary’s

11.00am Joint Church Animal Blessing Service at Welland Recreation Ground (in Hall if wet)

6.30pm Service of Admission of Authorised Lay Ministers at Worcester Cathedral
Please come to Support Alison Martin and Carol Hutchings

Monday 13 September

7.30pm Joint PCC Meeting at the Grange, Hanley Swan

Saturday 18 September

11.00am to 12.30pm Kid’s Klobber at St James’

2.00pm Wedding of David Leeks & Sarah Cain at St Mary’s

7.00pm  Concert by Tredegar Orpheus Male Voice Choir at St James’
Tickets from Welland PO, Hanley Swan PO & David Richardson (01684 592088)

Sunday 19 September

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

11.00am Matins & Baptism at St Mary’s

11.00am Prayer and Praise at St James’

Saturday 25 September

12.00noon Wedding of Kenneth Jones & Lindsey Harding at St Gabriel’s

Sunday 26 September

9.30am Morning Service and Children’s Corner at St Gabriel’s to celebrate “Back to Church” Sunday
Please invite your friends and neighbours!

11.00am Holy Communion at St Mary’s

11.00am Holy Communion at St James’

Friday 1 October

9.00am Hanley Swan C of E School Harvest Festival at St Gabriel’s

Sunday 3 October

8.00am Holy Communion at St Mary’s

9.30am Family Harvest Festival Service at St Gabriel’s

11.00am Family Harvest Festival Service at St James’

12.30pm for 1.00pm Harvest Lunch in Hanley Swan Village Hall
NB Please note the change this year from the Harvest Supper!

6.30pm Harvest Evensong at St Mary’s

Tuesday 5 October

2.30pm Hanley Standing Committee at The Vicarage

Thursday 7 October

7.15pm for 7.30pm Upton Deanery Synod

Friday 8 October

7.00pm Concert by Linda Tolchard at St James’

Sunday 10 October

8.00am Holy Communion at St Mary’s

11.00am Benefice Confirmation Service with Bishop David at St James’

If any adult or young person would like to consider Confirmation as the next step of their Christian journey, please speak to the Vicar, or any other member of the Ministry Team.

Regular activities:

Church Fellowship Groups

Monday evenings, monthly at The Villa, Gilbert’s End, Hanley Swan
Tel Sue Adeney (310440) for details

Wednesday evenings, weekly at Holly Cottage, Drake St, Welland & other venues
Tel John Martin (310783) for details

Just Clobber, Nearly New Sale

Tuesdays 9.30am to 1.00pm at St James’ Church, Welland .

Women’s Fellowship last Wednesday of month

Wednesday 29 September 2.30pm at the home of Mrs Pam Morton.

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

Mondays 9.00am Open Assembly. All Welcome.

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

Tuesday 14 September – Speaker and subject to be announced

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 – September 2010

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

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