3rd SUNDAY BEFORE ADVENT
Jonah 3.1–5, 10; Hebrews 9.24–end; Mark 1.14–20
SERVICES DURING THE WEEK
- Said Communion Wednesday 10.30 (followed by coffee in the meeting room)
- Morning Prayer Daily livestream at 9.00 (weekdays)
- You can join Morning Prayer online at: http://www.stpetersleck.org and via Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pipandjims. You can attend in person at P&J on Mondays, at St Christopher’s on Tuesdays and at St Peter’s on Thursdays.
- Daily Hope a free phone line of hymns, reflections and prayers is still available on 0800 804 8044.
COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS: With the easing of restrictions the wearing of face coverings is no longer mandatory. However, please respect those who wish to continue mask wearing and social distancing. If you test positive for Covid up to three weeks after this service, please let us know by telephone or e-mail.
For Your Prayers
- For all who work in the NHS, and essential workers
- For all residents in care homes including Jean Haigh and Gary Hiscock
- For all who are unwell including, Shirley, Joy, Gordon, Daphne, Christine Langdon
- Those who have died.
PRAY FOR AFGHANISTAN
Please pray for peace and protection for the Afghan people who are facing great uncertainty and the threat of serious human rights abuses. Pray also for all who remain, for courage and protection. You can find more resources here: www.christianaid.org.uk/pray/prayer-afghanistan
PARISH DIARY – See also Save the Dates
|Sat||27 Nov||10am-12pm||St Stephen’s Advent Fair (click to see details)|
|Sun||5 Dec||Afternoon||Concert by the Leggiero vocal quartet|
This Sunday we welcome Br Marc CR, from the Community of the Resurrection in Mirfield, as guest preacher
The Advent fair is looming large. We need volunteers to man stalls and people to make cakes for the cake stall. Also we need bric a brac of good quality, as this will be potentially for Christmas presents. If you are able to help or bake please speak to Jacqui or Sue.
Instruments at Christmas Would you like to play an instrument for the Carol Service on the afternoon of 19th December, or do you know someone who would like to do so? Please let Fiona know if so! Thank you.
Sidespeople needed! We are in need of sides people/welcomers to meet and greet people as they come to church. This is an important role, more so, as we have new people attending. If you can help please see Jacqui or Sue.
Memorial benches At the last PCC meeting we discussed the idea of having a memorial bench/benches in our church yard. We would have plaques with the loved ones name on attached to the bench. If you would be interested in donating towards this please let me know (all donations wouĺd be very welcome). Sue.
Flowers Arrangers Wanted volunteers to join the flower arrangers. If interested please see Sue Rowe or one of the churchwardens. If you would like to make a donation towards the cost of Church flowers, please see Jacqui for more information.
Alpha Please pray for the Alpha Course being run across the Team. The Rev’d Sarah Haden is running the course, but all clergy in the Team are giving input.
Cheltenham Elim Food Bank (seeded by The Trussell Trust)
Please donate an item or two from the list: washing up liquid, instant mash potato, toothpaste, long life fruit juice, shampoo, tomato ketchup, brown sauce, mayonnaise. Please place any donations in the Green box next to the font.