This week's notices for our parishes

Sunday 5th August 2018 — Tenth after Trinity

8.45 a.m. Holy Communion @ Stow Maries

10 a.m. Morning Praise @ N Fambridge

11.15 a.m. Parish Communion @ Althorne

Collect:

Let your merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of your humble servants;
and that they may obtain their petitions make them to ask such things as shall please you;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen

Prayers during this week:

Please pray for the work of the Salvation Army, Herts and Essex Division, and Major Norman Ord, Divisional Commander;

pray for the Scottish Episcopal Church, and the Most Revd. Mark Strange, Primus;

pray for  those in Brabant Road (NF), and Station Crescent (CN);

 those who are unwell including Jean B; Jean E; Kay; Gail; David; Vera; Jacqui; Kim; Richard; Betty; and those known to us personally; and the family and friends of those who have recently died.

What’s on?

Mon. 6th: Feast of the Transfiguration. 10-12 Coffee Morning (A church hall); 14.00 Press photo (SMM)

Wed. 8th: 9.30 a.m. BCP Communion (A)

Sun. 12th: 8.45 a.m. Holy Communion (CN);11.15 a.m. Morning Praise (MP); 2 p.m. Baptism (A)

Today, because of holidays etc, we are without any organists, so please ‘sing up’ (some hymns have been truncated) - or– if you have a secret keyboard skill, come forward to play for us!

A reminder to those who normally attend the early service at Cold Norton, that from next month (Sept. 9th) this will be at 9.30 a.m. Next week is 8.45 as usual.

Please pray for those parishes in our Deanery who are, or soon  will be, without a priest: Burnham, Purleigh, Mayland, Latchingdon, the Woodhams (although coming  under the general care of All Saints), Heybridge and Langford (awaiting their new priest’s arrival).

Crouch Valley Courier deadline 5 p.m. today.