St. Mary's Church

Newsletter 18/8/19

Newsletter 18/8/19

15 Aug 2019 • General news

Eighth Sunday after Trinity

Collect: Gracious Father, revive your Church in our day, and make her holy, strong and faithful, for your glory’s sake in Jesus Christ our Lord.

First Reading: Isaiah 5.1-7 Ross Spall

Second Reading:Hebrews 11.29-12.2 Barbara Gardner

Gospel: Luke 12.49-56 Dhana Govindaraj

Intercessor: Malcolm Tyler

Hymns:580 169 506 743 454

Confirmation Classes

I am looking to start Confirmation Classes for both children and adults in September with a view to taking candidates to the Diocesan Confirmation Service at the Cathedral on Saturday 23rd November at 5pm. If you would like to be included in either class please speak to Malcolm over the coming weeks so that suitable times can be arranged for the preparation sessions.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Walsgrave Baptist Church and St Mary’s are organising a joint Macmillan Coffee morning on Saturday 28th September from 10am – 12.30pm to be held at the Baptist Church.If you could bake or fake a cake (we have recipes if required) it would be much appreciated.Please add your name to the list on the noticeboard opposite the glass entrance door to Church.Help on the day in the kitchen would also be appreciated.Jean Hudson

Thank you

I would like to thank all those who came to help me celebrate my 90th birthday.I had a lovely day and was pleased so many people were able to be with me..The donations for the Church altar linens was £315 , a wonderful amount. We have now decided on the patterns to be on embroidered on them and I hope they will be in use soon. Audrey Curtis

Bereavement Point

Walsgrave Baptist Church in conjunction with University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire have set up a Bereavement Point.This happens every 4th Thursday of each month 7.30 - 9pm at Walsgrave Baptist Church.They are there to listen and offer hospitality to anyone who is affected by the death of a loved one and is coping with bereavement.It is a drop-in service and offers a confidential safe space for trained volunteers to listen to the thoughts, feelings, and needs of bereaved people.For more information please see poster on noticeboard or contact Pamela Martin on (024) 7696 5833 or Sharon Crofts 07342 086276.


Claire used to maintain a St Mary’s presence on Facebook.Since her departure we have been looking for someone who could maintain this presence for us.If you think you might be able to help with this please speak to Malcolm

Coffee Club

The Coffee Club will meet again on Wednesday 21st August.Price£1.Tea or Coffee. All welcome. Come along and you might even get cake from time to time!

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 22nd August 2019.

St Mary’s Luncheon Club

Do come along to St Mary’s Luncheon Club at 12 noon.For £4 you will receive an excellent meal.The next meal will be on Thurs 12th September as the cook is away at the end of August..All welcome.Please let Malcolm know.

Cleaning Rota

A new cleaning rota is now available.Please make sure you collect yours if it applies to you! Someone did tell me that they were happy to go on the rota but sadly I failed to make a note of your name.Please let me know again as there is a space on the rota that needs filling!


July winners were

No.48 S Liggins £17.50

No.12 C Addie £6.00

Post Communion Prayer:Holy Father, who gathered us here around the table of your Son to share this meal with the whole household of God: in that new world where you reveal the fullness of your peace, gather people of every race and language to share in the eternal banquet of Jesus Christ our Lord.

This week beginning 18th August 2019

This Sunday 8 am Holy Communion

10am Parish Communion

12 noon Baptisms

6.30 pm Evening Prayer

Monday9 am Morning Prayer

7 pm Parish Office

Tuesday 9 am Morning Prayer

Wednesday 10 am Holy Communion

Thursday 9 am Morning Prayer

10 am Friendship Group

Saturday 9.30 am Morning Prayer

Sunday 18th 8am Holy Communion

10 am Parish Communion

6.30 pm Evening Prayer