St Mary’s Update – 16th April 2018
St Mary’s Church update for 16th April provides listings of services and other events and news. This update includes special Pentecost and St George’s Day services, Thy Kingdom Come wave of prayer, Home Groups, Christian Aid Week and news from the Annual Church Meeting.
News from the Annual Church Meeting on Sun 15 April
Sue Day has been re-appointed as Church Warden but Pete Jeffery has had to stand down and we are still looking for a second warden to help Sue. We are pleased to welcome 3 new PCC members—Derek, Pauline & Natalie.
St George’s Day Service with the Cubs & Scouts
Taking place on Sunday 22 April @ 9.30am you are asked to Be Prepared! for a family-friendly, informal service with uplifting worship songs and help from the cubs, scouts & beavers.
Thy Kingdom Come
10 days of Prayer from 10 to 20 May. This is a global movement which invites Christians around the world to pray for more people to come to know Jesus Christ. Visit the website – https://www.thykingdomcome.global/ or watch the video…
Christian Aid Week—13-19 May
There will be a house to house collection in West Bergholt. If anyone can spare an hour to deliver and collect envelopes, please let Liz Dixon know and she will pass your details on to Paul Elmes who is coordinating the collection.
Pentecost Service at Kingsland Church
With Graham Kendrick and guest speaker Bishop Roger. Graham Kendrick is possibly the most established name in Contemporary Christian Music. Graham has a huge anointing and has helped to shape the way we worship in churches today. Bishop Roger Morris gained his current title in 2014 when he and his family moved from Worcester, He is passionate about films and music, loves festivals and even manages a stage at Greenbelt.
Please join the Churches of Colchester as we unite to celebrate and pray in an exciting and uplifting celebration. It takes place on Sunday 20th May at 6.30pm Kingsland Church Colchester 86 London Road (above aldi), Colchester, CO3 9DW.
We have 2 home groups who meet regularly to study the Bible together:
- Michael Foster’s group who meet on Tuesday evenings @ 8pm, fortnightly starting on Tues 17 April, and
- Gill Partridge’s group who meet on Monday afternoons @ 1.30-2.30pm fortnightly starting 23/4
Please contact Michael Foster on 01206 241022 for more details.
Services & Other Dates
All events are at St Mary’s unless stated otherwise. Kids’ Church is our new form of Sunday school for children. Services at St Mary’s unless stated otherwise.
|Sunday 22 April||8.00am||BCP Communion at All Saints, GH|
|9.30am||St George’s Day Parade (No Kids’ Church).
Praise on 4’ with the cubs, scouts and beavers.
|Communion at St Mary’s, Langham|
|11.15am||Service 4 All at All Saints, GH|
|Sunday 29 April||9.30am||Joint Service at St Mary’s, Langham with guest speaker Steve Kersys
(the Diocesan Children & Families Advisor)
|Sunday 6 May||9.30am||Holy Communion led by Mandy Elmes, with Kids’ Church|
|Communion at St Mary’s, Langham;|
|11.15am||Morning Worship at St John’s, GH|
|Friday 1 May||7.45pm||Wired Youth Group|
|Sunday 13 May||9.30am||Messy Church (no Kids’ Church)|
|Communion at St Peter’s, Boxted|
|11.15am||Communion at All Saints’, GH|
|Christian Aid Week until 19th May|
|Sunday 20 May||11.15am||Holy Communion led by Mandy Elmes, with Kids’ Church|
|Sunday 27 May||9.30am||Praise on 4 Café Church, with Kids’ Church|
|Saturday 2 June||Church Garden Party at the Rectory|