We are open for worship this Sunday!
3rd Sunday after Trinity
20 June 2021
9.30 a.m. All Age Parade Service
11.15 a.m. Holy Communion with organ music
Please wear face coverings, maintain social distancing and use the hand sanitizers as you enter. Please follow the signs advising you of the one-way system and where to sit
SERVICES ONLINE: our Sunday service will also go out at 10.00 a.m.
- St Mary’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/stmaryschurchrushden
- or in the latest video for St Mary’s on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/stmarysrushden
Our Midweek service of Holy Communion will be in church on Thursday at 10.30 a.m. and “Thought for Thursday” will continue ONLINE at 10.30 a.m. each Thursday on the church Facebook site https://www.facebook.com/stmaryschurchrushden/
If you want to know more about the Christian faith and the hope we have in Jesus, please ring Steve (01933 312554) or Phil (01933 356906) who would be happy to talk with you.
CONGRATULATIONS, LOVE and BEST WISHES from ALL at ST MARY’S:
80th BIRTHDAY GREETINGS:
to Janet Denny on 14 June
(apologies to Janet Wildman for getting this confused)
GRAPEVINE: submissions for the July/August edition of grapevine are due NOW. Please send your articles, photos, ads and notices to email@example.com.
RECOVERY HOUSE FUNDRAISER: on 22 July, four guys associated with Recovery House will be jumping out of a plane in an effort to raise money for outings for the residents this year. If you want to support them, please go to: www.stewardship.org.uk/pages/parachutejump
RESPONSE FORMS: Please remember to bring your response forms to church (there is a box in which you may put your forms is available on the left as you enter church). There are spare forms available at the back of church.
GIFTS AND OFFERINGS: If you have any questions about your giving, please contact our Treasurer, Robert Bates (telephone: 01933 358005 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org). He would love to talk with you and answer any questions you may have. There are options for paying remotely (by direct debit, standing order, through the Parish Giving Scheme) as well as envelopes for weekly giving and gift-aid.
The Church Office is open this week Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10-12 noon. We ask you to please wear a mask and avoid gathering inside the office.
Bumps & Babes Outdoors: Bumps & Babes continues Outdoors on Monday mornings. We pray that this initiative will begin to meet some of the needs of parents and toddlers during this isolating time and bear witness to the love of God in Jesus.
FOODBANK: items for the Foodbank may be left in the box at the back of church or at the Rectory. Both are brought to ENCS for distribution locally.
IDEAS FOR MY FUNERAL SERVICE: Linnet Smith has made a booklet available for recording ideas for family members to know your wishes regarding funeral arrangements (songs, etc). These will be available on Thursday 29 October or can be downloaded here: Ideas for my funeral service or sent to you by post if you contact Sue Prior 01933 312554 or email email@example.com
For those who are Ill: Wendy Muncey, Anne Barfoot, Natalie Prior, Bob Wheatley, Alma Walters, Ann Beal, Viv Striblehill, Michelle Smith, James Guildford, Jennie Bone, Glenis Burton, Iris Gilbert, Alan Palmer, Mark Butcher, Mel Britchford, John Tye, the Whiteman Family and Ruby Willmer.
For our congregations, our communities, the local mission of ENCS (The Food Bank and Recovery House)
Pray for our mission partners – Lea and Petra Williams (CMS), James Hawksworth (Church Army); Tearfund; The Church Pastoral Aid Society; and Langham Partnership UK & Ireland.
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