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Welcome to Pews News  22nd August
www.stmarygoldington.com


Hands - Face - Space
Stay safe and think of others.


Our thanks go to all who have given so much and worked so hard to make our summer fete a great success and raise nearly £1500 .  There are a few plants still to buy, which will be in the church porch on Sunday. Donations can be put into the church collection plate.

Everybody Welcome

Everybody is invited to come to a series of 4 meetings starting on 18th September to explore what a welcoming church looks like, and how we at St. Mary's can be the best welcoming church ever.
We will cover four topics
1  Discover - making the church more visible
2  The premises - making them more inviting
3  Welcoming - God and his welcoming people
4   Belonging - to the church community
The session lasting 1.5 hours will be on Saturday afternoons in and around our church.
We need as many people as possible from the different strands of our church to come and help shape the future of St. Mary's
September 18th
October 2nd 
October 23rd 
November 6th 
Please sign up on the lists church and come to as many as possible.
 

Welcomers Wanted

As we get back to our usual style of worship, we want to regroup our welcomers who have taken a back seat during Covid.  Some are not taking up their roles again so we are looking for new members to help once a month before and after the service. Please talk to your churchwardens  Cathy and Colin, if you can offer some welcome and help.

Mens' and Ladies' Breakfast UPDATE


September will see the start of the Ladies' and Mens' breakfasts again at the Harvester. It will be a bit different in that everything will be brought to the table by waiting staff. There will probably not be the usual wide choice of cereal, yogurt, and fruit but pretty much everything else will be the same. 

A cooked breakfast will be £5.99 and continental £4.49. 

‘Men’s Breakfast is back! Same place same time. 9am for 9.15am on Saturday 11th September at The Harvester, 1 Riverfield Drive. Look forward to seeing you for food and chat and some ‘words of wisdom’.

Please sign up on the sheet on the table or see or ring/text Michael Barker on 07906 505287.’

Ladies' Breakfast  9am Saturday 18th September.  Please let Chris Graham know if you are coming or sign up in church.

Diary

Monday-Friday 9am Morning Prayer

22nd August  9:30am Communion
22nd August 4pm Paths to Prayer
24th August 7:30pm Standing Committee
25th  August 10am BCP Communion
27th August 9;30am Walking Group
29th August  9:30am Communion
29th August 4pm Picnic in the Paddock
September
1st  10am BCP Communion
5th 8am BCP Communion
5th 9:30am Family Praise
Knit and Natter-restarts
Bowls restart

Everybody Welcome Course - All invited
September 18th
October 2nd 
October 23rd 
November 6th 
Bible Study groups - All invited

St Mary's Cuppa and Chat 

Wednesday: 25th August 11am 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/6299226586?pwd=NFlZUWFtQzlZTU9ITGpjSU5CWFdNZz09
Meeting ID: 629 922 6586
Passcode: vQbQ1M
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Prayers and Help

If you have a prayer request or need help please let one of us know.
Our phone numbers and email addresses are:
Revd Simon:  01234 351920,   the.revd.simon@gmail.com
Revd Jennie:  01234 266952,   jennie.cappleman@yahoo.co.uk 
Revd Marcus: 07498 843908   thecurate.stmarys@gmail.com
Church wardens
Cathy Sanderson  01234 346889   cathy.sanderson@hotmail.co.uk
Colin Last              01234356261   last555@btinternet.com

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