St Stephen – 26th December 2021 – Notices & Prayers

St Stephen – 26th December 2021 – Notices & Prayers
26th December 2021 Joanna Turner

Prayers this week:

Those troubled in body, mind or spirit:

Richard Gunton, Sheila and Alan Richardson, Glyn, Martha & Adie, Matthew Cartwright

 

Those whose anniversaries fall at this time:

Hilda Mary Hammond, Doris Clarke, John Phillips, Beryl Behague

 

Please pray too for all who find this time of year difficult, especially those grieving the loss of a loved one,

for those who are homeless, for refugees, asylum seekers and those living in dangerous circumstances.

For families fleeing from domestic violence situations remembering especially those being helped by Pathway.

Give thanks for the work of organisations that help those in distress, the Salvation Army, Pathway, Trussell Trust

 

Due to the ongoing Covid situation, all the Church doors of St Peter’s, Yoxall will remain open during services until further notice.

We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause, but in the interests of safety feel it is a necessary step to take.

 

Bible Study Group

Monday afternoons from 2.30 – 4.00 pm in Church, looking at the readings set for Sunday. It is an informal discussion group where all thoughts and ideas are valued. New members will be made very welcome.

 

Salvation Army

We are now able to continue collecting food items for Burton Salvation Army, the basket will be in church which will be open every day. Tinned or packaged goods – in date please.

 

Christmas Card Competition

Congratulations to Tristan Jenkins-Heron who won the Christmas card competition this year and whose design is on the posters around the village.

 

Floodlights

Please  will you send any requests for floodlights to Rosemary Payne, 9 Hadley Street. Tel: 472943 rosemary.payne@mypostoffice.co.uk   Thank you.

 

United Benefice Service at Hamstall Ridware – St Stephen’s Day, 10.30am Sunday 26th  December

Come and find out why we celebrate the first Christian martyr straight after the birth of Jesus.
Don’t wear your best clothes: wear your warmest clothes. Please feel free to bring blankets and hot water bottles if you want. I will have hand-warmers tucked in all my pockets! Everyone is welcome,  Deborah

 

Notice Sheets from Kings Bromley, Hamstall Ridware and Mavesyn Ridware

In addition to the Notice sheet for Yoxall, we will be sending out the Notice sheets for the other Churches in our Benefice each week so that we can all pray for one another at this time.

ALL SAINTS CHURCH, KINGS BROMLEY

ST NICHOLAS, MAVESYN RIDWARE

ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, HAMSTALL RIDWARE

 

Revd Deborah would like to wish everyone in the parishes a very happy and peaceful Christmas and a hopeful New Year.

UNITED BENEFICE SERVICE ROTA

Hamstall Ridware

St Michael and All Angels

Kings Bromley

All Saints

Mavesyn Ridware

St Nicholas

Yoxall

St Peter

December 24th

Christmas Eve

4.30 pm

Crib Service

 

8.00 pm

“Midnight Mass”

3.00 and 6.00 pm

Crib Services

11.30 pm

Midnight Mass

December 25th

Christmas Day

 

 

10.00 am

Parish Communion

 

 

10.00 am

Parish Communion

Please note start time

December 26th

St Stephen

10.30am

United Benefice Parish Communion

St Michael and All Angels, Hamstall Ridware

January 2nd

Epiphany

10.30am

United Benefice Parish Communion

All Saints, Kings Bromley

 

January 9th

Baptism of Christ

10.30am

Parish Communion

9.00am

Book of Common Prayer

Holy Communion

10.30am

Parish Communion

January 16th

Epiphany 2

10.30am

Parish Communion with Baptism

9.00am

Book of Common Prayer

Holy Communion

10.30am

Parish Communion

 

January 23rd

Epiphany 3

10.30am

Parish Communion

 

10.30 am

Parish Communion

 

 

9.00 am

Book of Common Prayer

Holy Communion

January 30th

Candlemas

10.30am

United Benefice Christingle Service

St.Peter’s,  Yoxall

 

Details of all services throughout the Benefice are always displayed on the notice boards at church.

 

Contact Details

Revd Jeremy Brading   jeremybrading@gmail.com

Items for notices to Sue Piper please ~  email susanpiper@hotmail.co.uk (Tel 472314)