Sunday Notice Sheet

 

Sunday 23rd July 2017

6th Sunday after Trinity

8.00am

 

Holy Communion (BCP)

Zechariah: A World Conqueror and A Prince of Peace

Readings: Zechariah 9:9-17 p955; Matthew 21:1-5 p988

Leader & Speaker: Dave Middlebrook (Vicar)

9.15am

 

Holy Communion

Kingdom of Heaven: Near

Readings: Matthew 3.1-3 p967; Matthew 4.12-17 p968

Leader: Dave Middlebrook Speaker: Adrian Smith (Associate Minister)

11.00am

 

Holy Communion

Kingdom of Heaven: Near

Reading: Matthew 3.1-3 p967; Matthew 4.12-17 p968

Leader: Dave Middlebrook Speaker: Adrian Smith

6.30pm Informal Evening Service

Zechariah: A World Conqueror and A Prince of Peace

Reading: Zechariah 9:9-17 p955

Leader: Adrian Smith  Speaker: Dave Middlebrook

Diary

Today  
8.00pm Christians Across Watford One Hour Prayer

X1 at Watford Elim Church

Tuesday 25th              
9.30am Holy Communion (BCP)
Thursday 27th     
8.00pm Hour of Prayer Chapel – all welcome
Friday 28th      
10.00am Hour of Prayer Chapel – all welcome
Saturday 29th     
8.30am Cassiobury Park Run Connect Group all welcome
12.30pm Wedding of Tiffany Rogers and Alastair Pyatt
   

Sunday  30th  July – Seventh Sunday after Trinity

8.00am Holy Communion (CW) as 6.30pm
9.15am Morning Service Kingdom of Heaven: Blessed
11.00am Morning Service Kingdom of Heaven: Blessed
6.30pm Holy Communion Zechariah 10
8.00pm Christians Across Watford One Hour St. Andrews’ Church

Notices

Chris Jones is moving on! Chris’s last Sunday will be 6th August when we will say goodbye to Chris, Becky & family as Chris prepares for his new role at St. Laurence’s Church, Reading. On Saturday 5th August we are holding a Farewell Tea at St. Luke’s from 4.30pm-6.30pm. All welcome! If you wish to contribute towards a leaving gift for Chris please use a clearly marked gift envelope.

Painting over the summer – the Building Group would appreciate help with some painting on the church premises, nothing too demanding. Please contact Paul Rogers on rogers.p.rs@btinternet.com.

The Summer Prayer Diary is out! Please do take a copy away and use it to pray for all participating on an adventure over the summer.

Marriage of Tiffany Rogers and Alastair Pyatt. The marriage of Tiffany & Alastair will be taking place on Saturday 29th July 2017 at 12.30pm.  Everyone is welcome to join them for this happy occasion, followed by a celebration drink & cake in the hall.

St. Luke’s Light Club. Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st of August 2017, 10.30am–2.30pm. Bring packed lunch & £2 per day. Enjoy drama, song, games & craft – using the theme ‘The Cops & Robbers Holiday Club’ (Joseph). Light Club is for all children aged 5-10yrs. (Jenny on 246161 to register children or to offer help on the day! Thank you.

St Luke’s Light Club Cinema. Join us in the Church Lounge on Tuesdays in August from 10.30am to 12noon. All welcome. Suitable for accompanied children. No charge. 8th – Antz. 15th – Mary Poppins. 22nd – Garfield 2.

Holiday Cover for Sunday Children’s Groups. Thank you Caroline for leading today’s group. Is anyone available for next Sunday 30th? Jenny has everything ready for it. Speak to Caryl or call the Church Office 01923 246161. Thank you.

The Vicarage Open Garden with Afternoon Tea and a Songs of Praise Service will take place on Sunday 20th August from 4.30pm. Book the date in your diary!

Prayer

Collect

Merciful God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as pass our understanding: pour into our hearts such love toward you that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we can desire; 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: All who work for peace in the world.

The Church: The Anglican Communion.

Partners in Mission: Alfred Olwa being consecrated as Bishop of Lango Diocese, Uganda on Sunday 13th August.

Community Involvement: Links with local churches, Christians Together in central Watford.

Regular Ministry: Our worship of God: the ministry of preaching, music and all who help with services, and our response to God. Frontline ministry in the home.

Deanery Cycle of Prayer: Bushey: St James, St Paul, Holy Trinity. Bushey Heath: St Peter.

Groups at St Luke’s: Sunday Groups: Crèche, Mosaic, Seekers, Climbers, Explorers, Altitude.

Members of St Luke’s: In particular, this week, those whose surnames begin with letters A-B (take a look at the directory).

Those with on-going needs.

Those who are sick.

Those in mourning.

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