Please remember in your prayers this month’s Mission. The Church Army Mission Community is taking Jesus to those on the margins, to enable people to come to a living faith in Jesus. The Amber Project supports young people who self harm, helping them with counselling and therapy to sensitively address the causes. Preaching today: 8am-David S, 9.15am- Monica M, 10.30am-Jan VDL, 6pm-Tom K. Ch@T awaits collection by our distributors outside the Stafford Chapel at St Mary’s and at the back of St Paul’s. Please take your bundle. Thank you. St Mary’s School Fayre will be held on Friday 7 June from 5pm – 8pm. Usual Stalls, Games, Refreshments etc. All welcome. Sally (Jan Stone’s daughter) is getting married at St Mary's on 8 June at 2 pm and we would be very pleased if any friends and members of the congregation could join us at the service. South Glos are holding a Fair about retiring – Now I’m Retiring – on Saturday 15 June from 11am – 2pm at Yate Library, 44 West Walk, Yate. BS37 4AX. See flyers for details. Tom's Priesting at Gloucester Cathedral on Saturday 29 June at 4.30 pm. A coach will leave Aldi's at 2.30pm and return from Gloucester at 6.30pm. The cost for the return trip will be £5, to be paid to Ann on the coach. Lists are at the back of both churches from today. If you are driving to Gloucester and are willing to give lifts or need a lift please will you let Ann know on 885058. There is a separate list at the back of both churches for those who are willing to give lifts to St. Arilda's on Sunday 30 June for the Joint Benefice Eucharist with picnic lunch afterwards for Tom's special first day as a priest. There will be car lifts, a minibus and a hike on foot from Thornbury! Enough Food for Everyone IF rally in Hyde Park on 8 June. Coaches will be leaving Bristol (Victoria Street) at 8am to arrive in London in time for the 11.30 Ecumenical Service at Westminster Central Hall. Book online: www.Ifbristolcoach.eventbrite.co.uk or by calling the CAFOD Clifton office on 0117 942 8328. The cost for a return ticket is £20 per person and you will need to pay this on the day, unless sent other information beforehand. For more information about what to expect on the day see the IF website www.enoughfoodif.org Prayer coordinator needed. Castle School Prayer Group are looking for a new coordinator. We have been praying for the staff, parents and students for the last 5 years and we are concerned that prayer continues. We are looking for anyone to organise dates for meetings and email prayer needs, keeping in touch with the group regularly and keeping up to date with prayer needs and events at school. The present coordinator is very happy to help you get started if you would like this. For more info please ring Rose on 806356. Elizabeth Vooght’s Summer Reflection Days at 62 High Street from 10am -4pm, will be on Friday 21 June, Thursday 18 July and Saturday 24 August. To book a place, please phone 414915 or email firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, see poster on noticeboards. Network:training. A Way of Being. An introduction to Person-Centred Counselling. A twelve week course on Thursday evenings from 12 September – 5 December in Henbury, Bristol. Email: email@example.com – visit: www.network.org.uk – tel. 0117 9507271. Race for Life – Cancer Research Uk. Maureen Hawker will be walking on 7 July in Bristol. If you would like to sponsor her, please see her in church after 10.30am service or go online: www.raceforlifesponsorme.org/maureenhawker6 Pat LW has a ticket for the 'Life and Death in Pompeii' exhibition at the British Museum on 10 June, which she will happily give to anyone who can use it. The catch is that it's a concessionary ticket, for a disabled person plus companion - but if you qualify and would like it, please catch her at church or contact her on 07831 719927 (note correct number) or firstname.lastname@example.org ‘Folk in the Garden’. Cream tea, Folk music from Folkentune and Irish Dancers all at The Pound, Church Road, Oldbury-on-Severn on Sunday 9 June from 2.30pm to raise money for Butterfly Space, Malawi. Tickets £5.00 for adults and £3.00 for children from Janet Astle 417795 or Gill Leaper/Chris Prince 411910 An Invitation. Suzanne Leighton will be ordained on 30 June at 10.30am in Gloucester Cathedral. If you are planning to come, could you please let her know by email (email@example.com) or text (07753 832316). Sandwich lunch and a drink in the Fountain Inn in Westgate Street after the service. E-Mail VersionIf you would like regularly to receive a copy of this newssheet on Fridays by email, please e-mail the office requesting that your e-address be added to the distribution list. Julian Trust Homeless Shelter. A massive thank you for all your donations which are greatly appreciated, particularly with the very cold weather we have been experiencing. Thanks to you their only shortage is warm clothes for young people aged 20-30 – jeans, Tshirts, pants. There are boxes in the back of both churches. Thank you Re-use & Recycle: Missions continue to collect used stamps, mobiles & print cartridges for charities. There are boxes in the back of both churches. The last lot of print cartridges went to St Peter’s Hospice who send their thanks. Pastoral Care. If you or someone you know is away from church, in hospital or has cause for concern, then please contact Kate Teague on 415837 or Sheila Jones on 412989 or Val Ricketts on 415449. Where appropriate they will be able to arrange for pastoral contact and/or include the person’s name amongst our intercessions. Gluten-free Eucharistic wafers are available at St Mary’s and St Paul’s for those who need them. Please let the clergy know before the service if this applies to you. Home Communion. Did you know that if you are unable to get to church for a while you can receive Holy Communion at home? We have a team who help with this. Do remember either for yourself or someone you know. Ask the clergy, or call Val Ricketts on 415449. Healing Prayers on Sunday mornings will be offered immediately after the services at St Paul’s 9.15am on the first and third Sundays and at St Mary’s 10.30am service on the second, fourth and fifth Sundays. Photos may be taken from time to time at church services and events, and used in church publicity, some online (but without names); please feel free to ask for any photo to be deleted from the camera and we will be happy to do that. We Pray this week for: Brian Heppel, Mabel Boyse, Michelle Edis, Peter Dilworth, Kate Wilkins, Don Smith, Peter Sage, Neil Davis & Val Withington and those we regularly pray: Marian Kayaap & Rae Forster. We pray for those who died at this time of year: Sheila Turrell, Ann Sowray, Kathleen Penn & Charles Hawker.