Sunday Notice Sheet

 

Sunday 7th August 2016

11th Sunday after Trinity   

8.00am

 

Holy Communion (BCP)

Prayer- “A Time Challenged God.”

Readings: Exodus 3.1-10 p59; Matthew 6.5-15 p970

Leader: Chris Jones (Curate) Speaker: Olu Fasanya

9.15am

&

11.00am

Morning Service

“Church is ………Family”

Reading: 1 John 1:1-10 p1225

Leaders: Rachel Lewis (Placement Visitor) & Dave Middlebrook (Vicar) Speaker: Dave Clarke (Reader)

6.30pm Evening Service & Prayer for Healing

Prayer- “A Time Challenged God.”

Readings: Exodus 3.1-10 p59; Matthew 6.5-15 p970

Leader: Chris Jones Speaker: Olu Fasanya

Diary

Today  
8.00pm Christians Across Watford One Hour:   Ark Community Church
Tuesday  9th       
9.30am Holy Communion (CW)
10.30am Light Club CinemaThe Good Dinosaur.

Church Lounge. Accompanied children welcome.

8.00pm FOCUS Monthly Prayer Chapel – all welcome
Thursday  11th          
8.00pm Hour of Prayer Chapel – all welcome
Friday 12th     
10.00am Hour of Prayer Chapel – all welcome
Saturday 13th  
10.00am Prayer Workshop – see notice

Sunday 14th August – Trinity 12

8.00am Holy Communion (CW) as 6.30pm
9.15am Morning Service “Church is ………A Holy Temple”
11.00am Morning Service “Church is ………A Holy Temple”
4.30pm Vicarage Open Garden
6:30pm Songs of Praise
8.00pm Christians Across Watford One Hour: Garston Community Church

Notices

Vicarage Open Garden & Songs of Praise. The Vicarage Open Garden is from 4:30pm onwards on Sunday 14th Aug – please come for as long or short a period as you like. Tea, coffee and cakes will be served. A Songs of Praise style 6:30pm evening service follows. If you have a favourite hymn/song, will be at the service, and are happy to share why you’ve chosen your song, then please email dave.middlebrook@btinternet.com by Wednesday 10th August.

Cameo. The next meeting is the Walk in the Park on Friday 12th August.  We meet at the Rhubarb cafe on the roundabout at 2pm. It would be good to have an idea of how many to expect, so please email Pamela at pamela.willis@btinternet.com  if you would like to come.

Summer Prayer Leaflet. Please use this to pray for those on ‘an adventure’ over the holidays. This week: Soul Survivor; School Building (Kenya); The Totally Different Playscheme; Rugby Tour; Friends International (China); Light Club Cinema; Bethany Houseparty.

Our Next Prayer Workshop will take place on Saturday 13th August from 10am – 3pm at St Luke’s Church. Topics will include Intercessory Prayer, Prayer Ministry (with opportunities to receive prayer), Meditative prayer, Creative prayer and a Prayer Walk. A free light lunch will be provided. Please come for all or part of the day. To help with catering please fill in the form at the bottom of the flier and return it to Anne Bolton or the Church Office.

Spanish Tuition for children 4-10yrs old during the summer holidays. Individual or group lessons at St. Luke’s Church. For more info call Veronica Rivera on 07730-129994 or the Church Office 246161.

We Need You! We would like to start some music groups in the autumn to help in Sunday services. If you play an instrument or sing and would like to be part of a group please speak to Penny Lazenby after the service or contact her on 02089507601 or pennylazenby@btinternet.com.

News from St Albans Diocese  can be found at www.stalbans.anglican.org/news/seeround/.

Prayer

Collect

O God, you declare your almighty power most chiefly in showing mercy and pity: mercifully grant to us such a measure of your grace, that we, running the way of your commandments, may receive your gracious promises, and be made partakers of your heavenly treasure; 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.

Suggestions for prayer this week

“Let us pray for the world, for the church, and let us thank God for his goodness”

The World: Our parish and our neighbours.

The Church: Christians around the world who are persecuted or face opposition.

Partners in Mission: Former members of St Luke’s who have gone into full time Christian ministry.

Community Involvement: Relationship building with other communities and people of other faiths. Watford and Three Rivers Refugee Partnership.

Regular Ministry: The ministry of welcome in the Gathering Area: coffee times, books, displays and conversation; our witness and welcome to all. Frontline ministry in Retirement.

Deanery Cycle of Prayer: St Paul’s, Langleybury and All Saints, Leavesden.

Groups at St Luke’s: Saturday Groups: The Coffee Shop, Urban Saints.

Members of St Luke’s: In particular, this week, those whose surnames begin with letters T – Z (take a look at the directory).

Those with on-going needs.

Those who are sick.

Those in mourning.

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