Weekly Newsletter

Sunday 18 February 2018 (Lent 1)

 

“The Bible tells us to love our neighbours, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.”  (G.K. Chesterton)

 

TODAY’S SERVICES

8am Holy Trinity – Holy Communion with Revd. Graham Summers

9.30am St. Margaret’s – Family Communion with Revd. Mike Bisset (leading) and David Carter (preaching)

11am Holy Trinity – Parish Communion with Revd. Graham Summers (leading) and Mary Lee (preaching)

12.30am Holy Trinity – Baptism

 

TODAY’S BIBLE READINGS

Old Testament:  Genesis 9:8-17

New Testament: 1 Peter 3:18-22

Gospel: Mark 1:9-15

 

COLLECT FOR TODAY

Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ fasted forty days in the wilderness, and was tempted as we are, yet without sin; give us grace to discipline ourselves in obedience to your Spirit; and, as you know our weakness, so may we know your power to save; 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.  Amen

 

 NOTICES… NEWS… EVENTS…

Christian Book Club meets again on Monday 19 February.  The book for discussion will be “Speaking of Jesus, the art of non-Evangelism” by Carl Medearls.   The group normally meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at the Vicarage at 7.30pm, but as February would clash with half term we are meeting the following week at Zoe’s. Contact Zoe on 671961.  Our Lent book will be “The Heart’s Time:  A poem a day from Lent to Easter” by Jane Morley

Women’s World Day of Prayer:  Please note that this will be taking place on Friday 2 March at 1.45pm as announced earlier, but it will be taking place at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Widmer End NOT Holy Trinity Hazlemere.

Volunteers needed to help to deliver the Parish Newsletter for St. Margaret’s as we have lost a couple of people.  Please contact Roger or Christine Edwards on 672021

Distributor required for the Holy Trinity Parish Newsletter as Pat Seddon has done it for years and would welcome a break.  She is looking for someone to replace her.  She is on 813268.

Revd. Mike will be taking groups to New Wine (5 – 11 August) and Soul Survivor (24 – 28 August for teenagers) this summer.  No commitment is needed but it would help with planning if you could let Revd. Mike know if you would be interested in coming

Christian Aid’s “Count your Blessings” takes place during Lent and there are leaflets in both Churches.

 

 

PLEASE PRAY FOR…

WE WELCOME

Rocco Leonard Love Tappin, his parents, godparents, family and friends on the occasion of his Baptism

 

Grahame Walsh, recovering at home

Maureen Andrews, diagnosed with breast cancer

Doreen Wood, on different treatment

 

 

THIS WEEK…..

Tuesday…                Alfriston School visiting Holy Trinity

Saturday…               Wedding Workshop in the Sanctuary from 9.45am – 11.45am

                                    East Berks and South Bucks Bellringers visiting Holy Trinity and ringing between 11.30am – 12.30pm

 

BIBLE READINGS FOR THE WEEK

Day Old Testament New Testament
Monday Genesis 41:25-45 Galatians 3:23 – 4:7
Tuesday Genesis 41:46 – 42:5 Galatians 4:8-20
Wednesday Genesis 42:6-17 Galatians 4:21 – 5:1
Thursday Genesis 42:18-28 Galatians 5:2-15
Friday Genesis 42:29-38 Galatians 5:16-26
Saturday Genesis 43:1-15 Galatians 6

(Bible Study Notes about the readings can be obtained from Edwina – 812837)

 

NEXT WEEK – 25 February 2018 (Lent 2)

8am Holy Trinity Holy Communion with Revd. Mike Bisset

9.30 St. Margaret’s – Family Communion with Revd. Mike Bisset (leading) and Revd. Graham Summers (preaching)

11am Holy Trinity – Parish Communion with Revd. Graham Summers

(Readings for Sunday:) Genesis 17:1-16, Romans 4:13-25, Mark 8:31-38

 

FORTHCOMING EVENTS 

 

Friday 2 March                    Women’s World Day of Prayer at The Church of the Good Shepherd at Widmer End at 1.45pm

Thursday 29 March             Taize at Holy Trinity at 7pm

Friday 30 March                  Good Friday – meditation at St. Margaret’s at noon

Saturday 31 March              Vigil Service at Holy Trinity at 9pm

Sunday 1 April                      EASTER SUNDAY

 6am Sonrise Service, 8am Holy Communion, 11am Family Communion      –      Holy Trinity

 8am Holy Communion, 9.30am Family Communion    –    St. Margaret’s

 

 

Past issues:

21 January 2018 Newsletter

28 January 2018 Newsletter

4 February 2018 Newsletter

11 February 2018 Newsletter