Confirmation – Booked in for Sunday 23rd August (but waiting to be advised). Bp Michael Stead will be here for confirmation. Anyone who is not confirmed is invited to go through the process of preparation with Fr Jeff. Please speak to Fr Jeff about this.
Thank you — to the team of parishioners who took part in the production of services during Holy Week. It was a huge effort, especially on Wednesday Evening. It is commitment and courage like this which will help our parish to endure during this time of testing. Fr. Jeff
Zoom Morning Tea – these have been great to catch up with a number of parishioners. If you are not familiar with the technology, all one has to do to join a session is to click on the link. Easy even for me. No password required now. Thanks to Jennifer Bestel for the idea and for hosting.
Food for our little friends — Don’t forget to keep your cooked food scraps, fruit peelings, tea leaves and coffee grounds for the parish worm farms. (No citrus, dairy or meat). You can still drop this off outside the office — during office hours. If you would like some worm castings for your garden you can leave a bucket or bag at the rectory with your details. Our little fertilizer factories have been doing a wonderful job and the fruit of their labours is now available.
Any notices for the service booklet will need to be submitted to the Parish Office email by Tuesday evening at the latest. This is so we can post out the weekly service booklet earlier.
Readings for Next Sunday — Third Sunday of Easter: First Reading: Acts 2.14a, 36–41; Psalm: 116.1–4, 11–18; Second Reading: 1 Peter 1.13–25: and Gospel: Luke 24:13–35
Readings for the coming week: Evening Prayer
|Sunday||2 Samuel 22.1–7, 47–51||Exodus 15.1b-13||Mark 16.1–8|
|Monday||Exodus 15.1–18||Psalm 116; 117||1 Peter 3.1–7|
|Tuesday||Exodus 15.19–27||Psalm 119.129–152||1 Peter 3.8–16|
|Wednesday||Exodus 16.1–21||Psalm 118,19–29; 120||1 Peter 3.17–4.2|
|Thursday||Exodus 16.22–17.7||Psalm 127; 128; 129||1 Peter 4.3–11|
|Friday||Exodus 17.8–18.9||Psalm 132; 134||1 Peter 4.12–19|
|Saturday||Exodus 18.10–27||Psalm 136.||1 Peter 5|
Weekly Intercessions for our Community — Sunday: Johnny Nitcharoen & Eed; Katherine Oldfield; and Julie Olston & Philippa; Monday: Fr Jeff, Michelle & Family; and Ann Peterson, Rachel & Wolf Winter; Tuesday: Saffron Powell; and Jo, Ramendra, Thomas & Lucy Raj; Wednesday: Joyce, Andrew, Rachel, Bianca, Belinda & Bryson Reddy; Thursday: Eddie, Susan, Stephanie, Edwin. Leilani & Carmen Reddy; Friday: John Reimer; Matilda Rinker; Grahame Sadler; and Ken Searle; and Saturday: We pray for all health workers dealing with our current Covid-19 pandemic, particularly Raboom Takham & the nursing staff at St Vincent’s Hospital. That they may receive the resources and support needed at this time.
Prayers for the sick: Kristen Harley; Stephen Thurley; Kevin Tibbey; Glen; Kiki Chun; Br Noel Jeffs (SSF); Edna Chambers; Br Michael Saminatham (SSF); Sam George; Mary Middleton; Louise Middleton; Barbara Reyne; Victoria Keighery; Fr John Bunyan; John; Louise Trott; and Christina Rees (CBE).
Recently Departed: Alan Mylchreest (Ian Mylchreest’s father).
Anniversaries of the Departed: Margaret Coote; Fredrick Anderson; Graham Hall; Bill Moffat; Harold Cheeseman; Hannah Gavin; Leonard Boone; Sarah Ayers; and Herbert Heck.