Notices 6 Aug 17

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TODAY’S READINGS & SERVICES, Trinity 8:
Isaiah 55.1-5, Romans 9.1-5, Matthew 14.13-21

 9am                  Holy Communion           Orcheston
10.30am            Family Communion        Tilshead
5pm                  Bible Study & Prayers   Chitterne*

READINGS & SERVICES FOR 13th AUGUST, Trinity 9:
1 Kings 19.9-18, Romans 10.5-15, Matthew 14.22-33

9am                  Holy Communion (BCP) Shrewton
10.30am            Holy Communion           Chitterne
6pm                  Evensong (BCP)           Tilshead

WEEKDAY SERVICES
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… Anna, Antonia, Angie, Betty, Bryan, Carol, Caroline, Christopher, Daisy, Elizabeth, Emily, Jerry, Jim, June, Karen, Mark, Marion, Maureen, Michael, Oscar, Pam, Peggy, Robert, Robert, Sarah, Simon; for all who begin a period of rest and relaxation, especially the staff and pupils of our three schools, and teachers and school staff who live in our parish.

THE COLLECT FOR TODAY
Almighty Lord and everlasting God,
we beseech you to direct, sanctify and govern
both our hearts and bodies in the ways of your laws and the works of your commandments;
that through your most mighty protection,
both here and ever,
we may be preserved in body and soul;
through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

100th Anniversary, 6th August, Shrewton War Memorial
We will be remembering the 100th anniversary of death of Ernest Goddard at 11am at the War Memorial in Shrewton Churchyard on Sunday 6th August.

BIBLE STUDY TONIGHT
Please note that this evening’s Bible Study will take place in the Chancel, behind the King’s Head pub in Chitterne.

ERIC HAYDEN REMEMBERED
Following news last weekend that Eric had died, we have this lovely recollection from Ewart Grant:

‘Eric, who was the last Priest of Chitterne , Tilshead and Orcheston  before they were grouped with Shrewton, came to us from a busy Sussex parish  as a first step to retirement; he was part time in title but did not know the meaning of part time. He together with Daphne  his wife ministered to the three Parishes tirelessly. He was often to be seen striding the village street and conversing with those he met. An abiding memory of him was to see him rush out the Church, even in the middle of a sermon, and bring back any parent who had left through a disruptive child;  it was through actions like this that he transformed a group of church goers to a community of faith.

I am sure there would have been a nod and a wink as he passed St Peter going through the Pearly gates.’

Ewart Grant                Churchwarden emeritus.

 

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