Welcome to United Holy Communion at Buckland Brewer Parish Church
Sunday 4th October 2015 led by Rev Wendy Mitchell
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 8; Genesis 2:18-24; Hebrews 1:1-4,2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16
Forthcoming United Services
Sunday 11th October – 10am – Parish Church – Rev PJ Jackson – Holy Communion
Sunday 18th October – 10am – Methodist Church – TBC
Sunday 25th October – 10am – Methodist Church – Duncan Withall
Sunday 1st November – 10am – Parish Church – Holy Communion
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 during Term Time
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
Snooker Club every Wednesday in Chapel Schoolroom at 7.30pm starting on Wednesday 7th October
Bible Christian 200th Celebration Exhibition at Lake Chapel, Shebbear from Sunday 4th- Monday 5th & Wednesday 7th-Friday 9th October from 2-4pm. On Friday 9th October there is a Tea from 5-6.30pm at Lake Chapel followed by a Celebration at 7pm with the Shebbear College Music Group, Newton St Petrock Male Voice Choir & the Torrington Drama Group. The Speaker is Rev Steve Wild, President of the Methodist Conference.
Saturday 10th October – Buckland Women’s Institute Table Top Sale in Buckland Village Hall from 11am-4pm (Sellers can set up from 10am) Tables at £5 per table to be booked in advance with Kim on 01237 451724 before 30th September. Refreshments & WI Stall.
Wednesday 14th October – Buckland Brewer Community Shop ‘Mini Market’ in Chapel Schoolroom from 9.30am-3pm with Tea/Coffee from 10am-12noon
Thursday 15th October – Torridge Methodist Circuit Local Preachers Meeting is at 7.30pm at Alverdiscott Methodist Church.
Saturday 17th October – Buckland Brewer Village Hall are holding an Evening of Wine Tasting from 7.30pm
Sunday 18th October – Concert by the Exeter Male Voice Praise Choir at Torrington Methodist Church at 6.30pm – Bring & Share Supper to follow
Tuesday 20th October – Take a Break Meeting at Alwington Methodist Church at 2.30pm. The Speaker will be Andrew Millman – the subject will be “Memories” followed by tea and biscuits.
Tuesday 20th October – Buckland Brewer Methodist Church Council Meeting in Chapel Schoolroom at 7.30pm
Wednesday 21st October – Buckland Brewer History Group Meeting at 7.30pm in Parish Church Schoolroom
Monday 26th October – Usborne Book Party in Buckland Parish Church Schoolroom from 7-9pm
Rev David Wheeler – a Supernumerary Minister in the Exeter, Coast & Country Methodist Circuit – has recently died. Rev Wheeler’s funeral service will be held on Wednesday 14th October at 10.45am at the East Devon Crematorium. This will be followed by a Thanksgiving Service at 2.30pm on the same day at Sidmouth Methodist Church. Rev Wheeler served as a Minister in the old Shebbear Circuit
We hold in our prayers the Bedfordshire, Essex & Hertfordshire and the Midlands & Southern (Ireland) Methodist Districts and also Methodist Churches & all Christians in Equatorial Guinea and Ghana
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 & sometimes lose their lives. For all Christians, who are & feel persecuted around the world for their faith.
We remember in our prayers Carol Hampson & family following the sudden death of Keith; Rev Wendy Mitchell & Hamish and Wendy & Roy Pedlar & all we know who are ill, worried or bereaved.
To mark the 185th anniversary of Thornhillhead Chapel and the 200th Anniversary of the founding of the Bible Christian movement, there is a booklet for sale – it can be obtained by phoning Diane on 01237 474483 or Gill on 01237 421461. The booklets cost £5 (plus postage if applicable).
Harvest Festival Cash Collection was £111.10; Methodist Envelopes were £117 & Meal donations were £200. Village Hall costs to be paid of £12.50. The produce has been taken to The Harbour Project in Bideford as the Foodbank Warehouse is currently full. Many thanks to all who helped, attended & contributed.
The Collection today is for Parish Church Funds
Methodist Cleaning & Coffee/Flowers
Cleaning – Sat 10th October – Kate Slocombe – Coffee – Sun 11th October – PARISH CHURCH
Cleaning – Sat 17th October – Iris Chapple – Coffee – Sun 18th October – Sylvia Evans
Buckland Brewer Parish Website – www.bucklandbrewerparish.org.uk
Torridge Circuit Website – torridgecircuit.co.uk
Buckland Brewer Methodist Church has a Facebook page – just log into Facebook & type Buckland Brewer Methodist Church