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May Magazine
This is our magazine for the month of May
MAY24.pdf
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Join us on Zoom

 If you are unable to come to church why not join us on Zoom.

Click on the link below to worship with us at the  Sunday 10.15 Service

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9158805689?pwd=OFBFY0d0MHkzdWk3SW10cHlWZHRtZz09

 

Meeting ID: 915 880 5689

Passcode: 6e9BKX

Annual Parochial Church Meeting  (APCM) 2024

 

The various reports of the APCM held on 28th April 2024 can be found here

Occento Choir

Sung Evensong

directed by Nathan Smith  

Sunday 23rd June at 6.30pm

  in Church

 

19th May - Pentecost

Collect

O God, who as at this time taught the hearts of your faithful people by sending to them the light of your Holy Spirit:   grant us by the same Spirit  to have a right judgement in all things  and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort;  through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour,  who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,  one God, now and for ever.
Amen
 
Readings
Acts 2.1–21  The coming of the HolySpirit, then Peter addresses the crowd.
Psalm 104.26–36, 37b  May the glory of the Lord endure for ever;may the Lord rejoice in his works.
Romans 8.22–27 Creaation groans; the Spirit helps us in our weakness.
John 15.26–27, 16.4b–15 Jesus explains the work of the Spirit to be sent to the disciples.

 

 

Thought for the            Week                             

 

 

 

View the Good Friday Service by Churches Together in Penwortham held here at St. Mary's

 

St Mary's by Drone.

Click on the YouTube logo to see some fascinating drone views of our beautiful church.

Wedding and Funeral Fees 2024

The revised fees for weddings and funerals can be found hereFees have been increased by about 5% in accordance with the Archbishops' Council and the Royal School of Church Music.

MUSIC GROUP STARTING UP AGAIN:

.  All welcome. As a starting point we will be working towards preparing some musical items for use in services and enjoy ourselves in the process.  Ability to read music is not required. 

 

All welcome. For more information contact, Rhoda Martin   mailto:scotrho@icloud.com or 01772 601366.

 

PENWORTHAM FOOD BANK – URGENT APPEAL:

The demands on the foodbank have increased and our church is involved as one of the collection points in our community involvement.  We thank all parishioners who have donated food in the past but the need for further supplies and of  financial donations to meet the need is now critical.  How to donate are detailed on the poster which is the third attachment.  They are appealing this week particularly for:-

· Rice

· Tins of meat

· Tinned tomatoes

· Jam/Marmalade

 Value range goods are preferred, but everything is welcome.  There is a box for donated items at back of church near the west door. Food can also be taken direct to Kingsfold Community Centre, on Kingsfold Drive,  on any Friday morning from 9.30am.

 Collections available if required - phone Gillian or Adrian Carlton on 01772 742257.

CHRISTIAN MEDITATION

We meet every Wednesday evening at church from 6.30 pm. The meetings last for 30-45 minutes. All are welcome.

No meeting on Wednesday 8th May
We meet again on Wednesday 15th May

Church Electoral Roll

A GDPR compliant 'names only' version of the Electoral Roll is available here

GIVING AND DONATIONS

 

Since the lockdown started it has been  difficult for parishioners to maintain their giving through the collection plate although many parishioners  make their giving using Direct Debit or Standing Order. If you feel you would like to help St. Mary's financially please would you send an e-mail to info@penwortham-stmary.co. uk.  We will contact you to discuss which method you woud prefer, from a one-off donation to regular giving.

Church Avenue

Penwortham

Preston PR1 0AH

01772 743143

07858 772421

info@penwortham-stmary.co.uk

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