TODAY’S READINGS & SERVICES, Christmas Day: various
10am Lessons & Carols Tilshead
10am Holy Communion Chitterne
10.30am Holy Communion Orcheston
11am* Holy Communion Shrewton
* We are delighted to be welcoming Bishop Edward to our church in Shrewton to lead this service on Christmas morning.
READINGS & SERVICES FOR 1st January, Christmas 2: Isaiah 63.7-9, Hebrews 2.10-end, Matthew 2.13-end
10.30am Family Communion Tilshead
The following services take place during the week. Do join us if you can:
Tues 10am Holy Communion Shrewton
Wed 10am Morning Prayer Shrewton
Wed 4.30pm Compline Chitterne
FOR OUR PRAYERS
Please remember the following people in your prayers… Emily, Pam, Simon, Alan, Nicola, Oscar, Angie, Jerry, Peggy, Maureen, Michael, Christine, Bryan, Robert, Robert, Stuart, Sarah, Daisy, Carol, Jim, Sally, Ian, Elisabeth, June, Caroline, Bob, Anna, Antonia, Karen, Mark; those who are grieving at this time, or for whom the season is difficult and bittersweet.
We are beginning a community project to explore how we can help others who are experiencing bereavement. To get involved please look for the sheets in church, and respond to the questions on them. Replies also welcome by email. All replies to Eleanor. Thanks.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Traditionally the week 18th -24th January is one in which we gather together to pray for unity across the world. This coming year we will be marking this important week with three gatherings in Shrewton:
- A service for Women’s World Day of Prayer Methodist Church 18th January at 7.30pm
- An interactive ‘Prayer Space’ and opportunity for quiet prayer and reflection St Mary’s, Shrewton 22nd January at 6pm
- “Soup and Sing” The Bustard 24th January at 7pm
Holy Communion at Home
If you would like to receive Holy Communion over the Christmas period, please make contact with David or me. We would be delighted to visit you at home.
Please note that there will be NO Holy Communion Service on Tuesday 27th December.
David and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your kind messages and Christmas wishes. We in turn wish you all a very happy and peaceful Christmas, and look forward to seeing you in the New Year!