Notices 21 July

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KATHY Runham & family would like to thank all of St Michael’s church family for the love &   care shown to them on the loss of their much loved Ian. We would especially like to thank all who baked & looked after the food & drink, moved furniture & set up the tables. It was such a comfort to me to be in a familiar environment &   not to have to deal with strangers. My extended family feel   reassured having seen for themselves what a caring & loving church I belong to.  Special thanks go to Lesley & Eirian for collecting the food from Morrisons, & saving me all the worry of it, & to Graham for all his care. We are very grateful, thank you.

Date for the Diary

Plans are going ahead for an ‘Arts and Craft’ Exhibition to be held here at St Michael’s from 18th– 20thOctober 2019 culminating in a special service on Sunday 20thOctober. Please make a note of this in your diaries. Plenty of help will be needed. More details nearer the time. Thank you

SAVE THE DATE:  There will be a Barn Dance this year with Harvest Supper – so please, save the date – Friday 4thOctober from 7.00pm.  More details will follow!

 

Prayers for the Week
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Pray for all the people living in Meadow Road

Pray for the people of Syria, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, West Africa, Pakistan, Kenya, South Sudan, Yemen and the Congo.  

Pray for all those affected by adverse weather conditions worldwide

Pray for the on-going work in Refilwe now known as LIV Lanseria

Pray for the work of Global Hope

Pray for the ongoing work of the Church Army

Pray forall involved in the election of the new Prime Minister.

From the Wirral Youth for Christ Prayer Diary.  Today could you pray for James as he continues to hear from God and prayerfully develop a long term strategy for the team

From the Chester Diocese Cycle of Prayer:  50 years since the first Moon Landing   (Fifth Sunday after Trinity)

Yesterday was the anniversary of the first moon-landing.

I was a 16-year-old and in my pyjamas watching one of the most wonderful moments in history on our black and white television. In fact, half-a-billion people on earth were watching. It was 2.56am in the morning of 20th July 1969 when Commander Neil Armstrong stepped out onto the Moon’s surface in the Sea of Tranquillity, nearly 20 minutes after the opening of the hatch on the Eagle landing craft. This was the first time a human being had set foot on another world. His first words famously were, ‘That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.’

This moment is arguably humanity’s greatest ever feat of exploration. For two hours Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin explored the lunar surface on foot while Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 orbited around the Moon.

The huge Saturn V rocket blasted off at the Kennedy Space Centre on 16th July and propelled Apollo 11 into orbit around the earth and then set off for its 3-day journey to the Moon. A day after, Armstrong and Aldrin climbed into the Eagle lunar module and began the descent to the surface of the Moon. This was a very hazardous part of the mission, the surface is littered with boulders, the simple computer sounded alarms and Armstrong had to manually pilot the ship to a safe place, there was only 30 seconds of fuel remaining.

Pray for the safe and peaceful utilization of space exploration.

Graham Green

Pray for Bishop Jonathan Meyrick, Bishop Alan Peter Winton, Norwich (England) Bishop Matt Brain, Bendigo (Australia) Bishop Terry White, Kentucky (The Episcopal Church, USA)

For Healing and Wholeness.

David Cleave,  Margaret Gilmour, Pat Haworth, Ruth Harrison (nee Johnson), Jean Hughes, Audrey Johnson Jones, Stan McLachlan, Pat Quilliam, Mair Rimmer, Heather Russell, Ann Sayle

Friends and Family

Sean Bradshaw, An Buckley, Paul Byrne, Edna Davies,  Jim Duncan, Alexandra Gittins,  Miro Griffiths, Catharine Lavin, Peter Jackson (Bill), Jo Prescott,  John Pritchard, Michael Renshaw, Sue Richards, Dave Roberts, Godfrey Smith, Alex Tottey, Billy J Tottey,  Sky Webster, George White

Years Mind:Morley Walters, Maysie Morris, Jenny Hunter, Anne Dixon, Michael Simpson

 

Diary for the Week

Monday

9am Morning Prayer

Wednesday

10am Holy Communion

Saturday

10.15am Morning prayer

Services Sunday 28thJuly

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9am Holy Communion

10.30am Celtic Communion

6.30pm Evening Service

 

This week’s Bible readings

Monday:  Zephaniah 3: 14 – end, Mark 15: 40 – 16: 7

Tuesday: 1 Samuel 1: 21 – 2: 11, Luke 19: 41 – end

Wednesday:  1 Samuel 2: 12 – 26, Luke 20: 1 – 8

Thursday:   Jeremiah 26: 1 – 15, Mark 1: 14 – 20

 Friday:   1 Samuel 3: 1 – 4: 1a, Luke 20: 20 – 26

Saturday:  1 Samuel 4: 1b – end Luke 20: 27 – 40