FOCUS Sheet - St Marys Church

A Very Warm Welcome to St Mary’s Church Family
unday 1st February 2015
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Family Service (All Age Worship) at 10:30am
The Theme is "Jesus Presented in the Temple" from Luke 2:22-40 (Page 1028)
No Sunday School this morning
Refreshments are served in St George’s Room after the Service
No Evening Service at 6:30pm today
Wednesday 4th February
MidWeek - Time for Prayer in St George’s Room at 7:30pm until 9:00pm
The Collect
of The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany
Lord Jesus Christ,
light of the nations and glory of Israel:
make your home among us,
and present us pure and holy
to your heavenly Father,
your God, and our God. Amen
Sunday 8th February
10:30am - Celebration of Holy Communion
With the Theme "Life on the Frontline: The Frontline Cry"
from Colossians 1:9-14 (Page 1182) & Matthew 6:9-13 (Page 970)
6:30pm - No Evening Service
St Mary's Church, Parish of Partington and Carrington
Pattern of Sunday Services in St Mary’s Church
Morning Service
All Age Worship (or Family Service) on the 1st Sunday of every month
Celebration of Holy Communion on the 2nd Sunday
Service of Morning Prayer on the 3rd Sunday
Celebration of Holy Communion on the 4th Sunday
Evening Service
Celebration of Holy Communion on the 1st Sunday of the month
Service of Evening Prayer on the 2nd Sunday of the month
Celebration of Holy Communion on the 3rd Sunday of the month
Service of Evening Prayer on the 4th Sunday of the month
There is a carpeted area with soft toys for the ‘Under 4s’ at the back of Church.
Toilet facilities & changing facilities are via the doors on the left and through St George’s Room.
Other Activities
MidWeek - Time for Prayer in St George’s Room at 7:30pm until 9:00pm on 1st Wednesday of every month
Service of Holy Communion in Elkin Court at 11:00am on 3rd Wednesday of every month
CentrePoint (Informal Bible Study) in St George’s Room at 7:30pm until 9:00pm every Wednesday (except 1st)
Playaway meet every Wednesday from 10:00am until 12:00pm (except School and Bank Holidays)
Maintenance Team meet every Tuesday morning & Gardening Team meet every Thursday morning at 9:00am
CAMEO meet every 1st and 3rd Mondays at 2:00pm
Vicar: Rev Peter H Geddes – St Mary‘s Vicarage, Manchester Road, Partington M31 4FB
Telephone: (0161) 775 3542 Email: [email protected]
St Mary’s Vision Prayer
Ever living, ever loving God,
we give you thanks for our Church Family.
Grant that we may be
a vibrant, Spirit filled, Christ-centred Church;
which is faithful to Scripture,
rooted in prayer
and where all age groups are represented,
as we give glory to you our God
in our worship and in our lives. Amen.
Coffee Morning
on Saturday 7th February 2015
from 10:00am until 12:00pm
Hosted by Cynthia & Jenny
The Alpha Course
has been postponed for a few weeks!
This is a great opportunity to discover the basics
or to be reminded of the basics of the Christian Faith.
Please speak to Peter Geddes if you are interested.
St Mary's Mission Prayer
O Lord, my God, Give to me a passion for the lost.
Give to me an overwhelming urge
to see lost people saved.
Give to me such a love for them there will be no lengths
to which I will not go to bring them in. Amen
Theatre Trip
to Stockport Plaza on Saturday 14th March 2015
for the Matinee Performance (2:15pm) of
by Romiley Operatic Society
Tickets £13 and Transport £5 Please Book with Cynthia
ROC Cafe @ the FUSE
For ages 11 - 16 on Tuesday evenings from
27th January from 7:30 until 9:00pm with Free Entry.
Calling volunteers of all ages
to help and support.
Our new FoodBank is open in The FUSE
every Thursday from 10:30am until 12:30pm
More Volunteers still welcome!
Please donate any unwanted carrier bags
by placing them in the red sack at the back of Church
together with toiletries eg shower gel, shampoo & soap
Post Communion Prayer
Lord, you fulfilled the hope of Simeon and Anna,
who lived to welcome the Messiah:
may we, who have received these gifts beyond words,
prepare to meet Christ Jesus
when he comes to bring us eternal life;
for he is alive and reigns, now and for ever. Amen
See Genesis 45:4b for text