Rev Alan Finch
Curate
Tel: 928 3919


church mobile phone
07387 349347

email address
stphilipschurchlitherland
@gmail.com

 

 

 ST PHILIP'S PARISH NEWS

15th October 2017

 

Linking Litherland with our Lord Jesus Christ
Open doors, open hearts, open minds

"The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who
 will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness;
he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with
 loud singing."

Zephaniah 3:17

 


10.45am - Morning Worship
6.00pm - Holy Communion

Readings: Philippians 4:1-9 and Matthew 22:1-14


We warmly welcome you to join us for refreshments after our service

Collect for 18th after Trinity
Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.   Amen

                                    Notices

Messy Church - Saturday 21st October 4-6pm
All families welcome.  Children must bring an adult to get in!  If you can help in any way please see Caroline.

Thursday 19th October - Planning Meeting for Music Festival - 7.30pm

Christmas Child is coming - A list will be given out of items that can be included in the boxes and those that can't.  Thank you for all your donations to this very important annual event we do to help children who never get to see what Christmas is about.

Our Music Festival  will take place in church on Friday 27th October 7.30pm - 10.00pm.  Tickets are 5.00, this covers a complimentary glass of wine.  Please remember to bring along your flags.  If anyone could donate a bottle of wine that would be great!

Saturday 2nd December - Outing to Grassington Dickensian Festival
ALL seats cost 13.  Leaving Litherland at 9.30am - to Skipton for lunch then on to Grassington at 2pm - leaving at 5pm.  To book, along with full payment, please see Pat Martin

Home Communion - Home Communion will be taken out on the 7th November 2017.  If you know of anyone who would like to have Communion at home  please contact Norma on 476 1380.

 Parish Office - Bookings for baptisms and weddings will take place on Thursday 7th November  from 7-8pm in church.  Please contact Norma Manton on 476 1380 or Alan Finch on 928 3919 for more information.

Foodbank Team - On duty next at St Leonard's on the 20th October 2017  We are now able to take donations of food from our parishioners if they wish to contribute.  Thank you all.

Articles needed for the magazine - We really do need articles for our magazine.  Maybe you have memories to share about St Philips or Litherland; a poem or story that has made you smile, or a photograph of past  times.  Hope to hear from you - Pauline.  

 

Please hold in your prayers:

Our church finances 
Our giving

St Philip's Church and School, staff, finances and
the children whilst on their summer holidays

For missionaries, especially Maranatha Ministries whilst on mission in Romania visiting the villages of Sumpetra and Similei.  May God open hearts and minds.
 


Please pray for all who are unwell and for those caring for them.  


  Ethel Boyes, Sarah Thorbinson,
Pat Campbell, Margaret Thorbinson,
 Karen Roberts,
Irene Sinclair, Helen Swann, Pat Breslyn, Joe, James,
 Mary Garner, Jan Allen, John C, Niamh Thomas, Craig Edwards,
Albert Haworth, Neil M, Peter Newton,
Carol McDermott, Dave Prescott and Melissa Dowell and John  Leatherbarrow

 

Please remember all who are housebound and residents in residential and nursing care
We thank God for those who are recovering

 

 

Morning Prayer

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  Friday

Saturday

Psalm
80

Psalm
87

Psalm
145

Psalm
90

Psalm  
88

Psalm
96

2 Chronicles
17:1-12

2 Chronicles
18:1-27

Isaiah
Chapter
55

2 Chronicles 
20:1-23

2 Chronicles
22:10-23:end

2 Chronicles
24:1-22

Mark
15:1-15

Mark
15:16-32

Luke
1:1-4

Mark
15:42-end

Mark
16:1-8

Mark
16:9-end

 

Evening Prayer

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 Friday 

Saturday

Psalm
85

Psalm 
89:19-end

Psalm 
103

Psalm  
94

Psalm  
102

Psalm
104

2 Kings
5

2 Kings
6:1-23

Isaiah
61:1-6

2 Kings
9:17-end

2 Kings
12:1-19

2 Kings
17:1-23

Acts
26:1-23

Acts
26:24-end
 

Colossians
4:7-end

Acts
27:27-end

Acts
28:1-16

Acts
18:17-end

 


 Next Week's Services
 

10.45am - Holy Communion
6.00pm - Evening Praise
 

Next Week's readings - 1 Thessalonians and Matthew 22:15-22