Welcome to United Holy Communion at Buckland Brewer Methodist Church Sunday 19 July 2015
Welcome to all to our time of worship & fellowship this morning – There will be tea & coffee after the service – All are Welcome
- Methodist Minister – Rev PJ Jackson – The Manse, Shebbear, EX21 5SH – 01409 281262
- Anglican Rector – Rev Wendy Mitchell – The Rectory – Woolsery EX39 5QF- 01237 431160
Today’s Lectionary – Psalm 23; Jeremiah 23:1-6; Ephesians 2:11-22; Mark 6:30-34,53-56
Sunday 26th July – 10am – Methodist Church – United Worship – Dave Watson
Sunday 2nd August – 10am – Parish Church – United Holy Communion
Sunday 9th August – 10am – Parish Church – United Service – Rev Stephen Hill
Sunday 16th August – 10am – Methodist Church – United Service
We have now started the new arrangements for Worship in Buckland with only one united service a week in Buckland Village either in the Parish or Methodist Churches – usually at 10am. The usual plan will be the first 2 weeks in the Parish Church & the 3rd & 4th Sundays in the Methodist Church – if there is a 5th Sunday this will be something different somewhere to be announced.
Every Friday from 10.15am – 12noon – Coffee Morning at Parish Church Schoolroom
Every Friday’s– Buckland Brewer ‘Bumps & Babes Toddler Group meets in the Buckland Brewer Methodist Church Schoolroom from 9-45am-11-45am
Buckland Community Shop from 8am-6pm each day and 8am-1pm on Saturdays in Old Vestry
North Devon Foodbank Collection Point in Community Shop
Young persons (11+) Drop In on Thursday’s during Term Time at 7pm in Chapel Schoolroom
TODAY – Buckland Brewer Open Gardens & Flower Festival in Parish Church – Open Gardens admission £2.50 with Children Free from 10am-4pm– half of the profits for RNLI. Flower Festival theme is ‘Signs of the Zodiac’ & the Church will be open from 11am-6.30pm on the Sunday with refreshments available. There will be a Closing service THIS AFTERNOON at 6.30pm – Hymns of Glory
Saturday 25th July – There is an ‘Open Day’ at Sheepwash Methodist Chapel from 11am-5pm, and all are invited to come and enjoy a free cream tea, cakes, or just a cuppa in the peaceful surroundings of the Chapel garden. We are celebrating 150 years since the building of the Bible Christian Chapel, called ‘Jubilee’, and there will be on display photographs and memories from then till now. Any donations received will be for Children’s Hospice South West.
Sunday 26th July at 6.30pm Sheepwash Methodist Chapel will be celebrating 150 years of Worship with a Service led by Revd Ken Morgan, along with the Torrington Drama Group, and ‘The Trendsetters” who have reformed for the occasion ! Refreshments to follow. All are welcome to this Circuit Service. Please car-share if at all possible, as parking in the village is very limited
Saturday 1st August – SUMMER INTERLUDE presented by Torrington Churches at St Michael and All Angels Church at 7pm. A short concert by James, Ruth and Samuel, playing piano, clarinet and guitar. Donations to Open Doors and Barnabas Fund (the suffering church)
Thursday 13th August at 7pm at Alverdiscott Methodist Chapel the Parish Nurses from the Two Rivers Parish, Lin Denard and Julia Halpin, will be speaking about Dementia Awareness.
Sunday 16th August – Annual Sankey Evening at 7pm in Buckland Brewer Methodist Church led by the Newton St Petroc Male Voice Choir – Refreshments to follow
We hold in our prayers the Manchester & Stockport Methodist District and also the Methodist Churches & all Christians in Indonesia & Sri Lanka.
We remember today those working for peace & stability in Iraq, Syria, Gaza, Israel, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Nigeria, West Africa & many other places around our world – for those who flee their homes as refugees. For all those drawn into violence, that they will see the true path though peace. For the families of those killed in Tunisia & in ongoing terrorist incidents around the world.
To mark the 185th anniversary of Thornhillhead Chapel and the 200th Anniversary of the founding of the Bible Christian movement, Diane Barron & Gill Badcock have produced an illustrated booklet which contains information on not only the Chapel building but on the Circuit events which took place in the Chapel and on Thornhillhead Moor and the many individuals who have been involved in the Church life over the last 185 years. The booklet can be obtained by phoning Diane on 01237 474483 or Gill on 01237 421461. The booklets cost £5 (plus postage if applicable).
Methodist Collection for Sunday 21st June was £68.50 & for Sunday 28th June which was £51
The Collection today is for Methodist & Circuit Funds
Many thanks to all who helped in any way the Fete last weekend
Methodist Cleaning & Coffee/Flowers
Cleaning – Sat 25th July – Iris Chapple – Coffee – Sun 26th July – Barbara Mills
Cleaning – Sat 1st August – Rosemary Sanders – Coffee – Sunday 2nd August – Parish Church
Give to us, Lord, the peace of those who have learnt to serve you, the joy of those who are glad to obey you and the delight of those who rejoice in your praise; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Aidan of Lindisfarne (d. 651)
Buckland Brewer Parish Website – www.bucklandbrewerparish.org.uk
Torridge Circuit Website – torridgecircuit.co.uk
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