St. Mary's Church

Newsletter 15th October

Newsletter 15th October

11 Oct 2017 • General news

Eighteenth Sunday After Trinity

Collect: God, our judge and saviour, teach us to be open to your truth and to trust in your love, that we may live each day with confidence in the salvation which is given through Jesus Christ our lord.

First Reading :Exodus 32. 1-14 Stephen Baker

Second Reading: Philippians 4. 1-9 Isaac Selvamoni

Gospel: Matthew 22. 1-14 Alvi Abraham

Intercessor: Lorraine Baker

Hymns:422 506 623 445 724

Post Communion Prayer: We praise and thank you, O Christ, for this sacred feast: for here we receive you, here the memory of your passion is renewed, here our minds are filled with grace, and here a pledge of future glory is given, when we shall feast at that table where you reign with all your saints for ever.

This week beginning15th October 2017

This Sunday 8 amHoly Communion

10.00 am Parish Communion

6.30 pm Evening Prayer

Monday 9 am Morning Prayer

7 pm Parish Office

Tuesday 9 am Morning Prayer

Wednesday 10 am Holy Communion

Thursday 9 am Morning Prayer

Saturday 9.00 am Morning Prayer

Sunday 22nd October

8am Holy Communion

10 am Parish Communion

12 noon Baptisms

6.30 pm Evening Prayer


St Mary’s Luncheon Club

Do come along to St Mary’s Luncheon Club on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 12.15pm.For £4 you will receive an excellent meal. The next date is 26th October.

Age UK Friendship Club

Meet in the church centre twice monthly. (on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month).They meet from 10-12 noon and all are welcome.They next meet on Thursday 26th October.

Coffee Club

The Coffee Club meets next on Wednesday 18th October. Price £1.Tea or Coffee. All welcome.

Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Bible Study will next meet on 25th October. Our theme is ‘Prayers of Jesus’ and you are most welcome. Coffee/tea from 10.30am.

August Tote

1st Prize No. 43 M. Hearne-Wilkins£15.50

2nd Prize No. 13 J . Aspden£5.00


Join us to get creative @ C.R.E.W.Dates for next term are: 11th Nov and 16th Dec. 10.45-12 noon. Craft, worship and food.

Food Bank

With 1 in 50 adults, totalling almost one million people using food banks across the UK, we need your donations more than ever.Please think of the food bank every time you go shopping and add one or two items to your basket as the people of Walsgrave need your donations. Please pop your items in the box in the foyer. Thank you.

£1 Coins

Please ensure that no old £1 coins are put in the collection.

They cease to be legal tender from today so we would be dependent on the good will of the banks to exchange them now.

Bereavement Service

As in previous years, we shall be remembering those who have died over the past 2 years in our main service on 5th November.Those for whom funerals have been conducted here at St Mary’s or by Claire and myself at the crematorium will automatically be included. If you would like any other names mentioned, please speak to Malcolm over the next couple of weeks.

Autumn Fayre

Many thanks to all who helped with last Saturday’s Autumn Fayre. We had a significant number of people through the doors and to date the ‘profit’ stands at £1289.87 with more yet to come in.It was good to have the school choir, ukulele band and dancers which all added to the day.

BCDM Modules in November

3 new BCDM modules (Bishop’s Certificate in Discipleship & Ministry) begin in November. They are:

The Bible in Five Acts(Monday’s 7-9.30 pm in Alcester)

Paul’s Life, Mission & Letters(Monday’s 7-9.30 pm in Chilvers Coton)

and What’s the Point of Advent? (Monday’s 7-9.30 pm in Leamington Spa)

For more details go to