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Sunday 21 December

4th Sunday of Advent.


Hymns at 9.15 30, 394, 715, 839, 99   10.30am: 33,85,452,48   6pm 81, 52, 79, 66


Readings:  2 Samuel 7; 1-11, 16, Romans 16; 25 –end, Luke 1; 26-38.

8.00am Eucharist at St Mary’s.

9.15am Eucharist at St. Paul’s.

10.30am Eucharist with Baptism Service at St. Mary’s.

6.00pm Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at St. Mary’s.


We Pray this week for:

Jennie Morris, Peter Sage, Robin Harper, Angela Cole, Mabel Boyse, Rosemary Brown, Rae Forster, Shirley Harman & Suzanne Leighton.  

And those for whom we regularly pray: Brian Brook, Peter Sumner & Pat Ollerenshaw.

           We pray for those who died recently: - Olive Britton.

And at this time of year: Raymond Dixon, Roger Shepherd, Jack Locke, Bill Stanley, Nancy Salisbury, Cyril Vittle (priest), Eileen & George Westerman.

Monday 22 December

Prayer:   For the Church Office .

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.


Tuesday 23 December

Prayer:        For the Church Hall.

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.

12.45pm Funeral Service for Olive Britton (followed by Burial service at Thornbury Cemetery).


Wednesday 24 December – Christmas Eve

Prayer: For Church Visitors.

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.

4.00pm Crib Service at St. Mary’s.

6.00pm Carol Service at St. Paul’s.

6.00pm Carol Service at St. Arilda’s.

11.30pm Midnight Mass at St. Mary’s.


Thursday 25 December – Christmas Day.

Prayer:    For Church Volunteers.

8.00am Eucharist at St. Mary’s.

9.15am All Age Eucharist Service at St. Paul’s.

9.30am BCP Communion at Shepperdine.

10.30am All Age Eucharist at St. Mary’s.

11.00am Eucharist at St. Arilda’s


Friday 26 December – Boxing Day

Prayer:  For Our Eucharistic Assistants.

8.30am  Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.


Saturday 27 December

Prayer:         For Our Flower Arrangers.

9.00am Eucharist at St Mary’s.



Sunday 28 December  

The Holy Innocents.


Readings:  Jeremiah 31; 15-17, 1 Corinthians 1;26-29, Matthew 2; 13-18

10.00am Benefice Service at St. Paul’s.

Hymns at 10.00am Benefice service: 72, 58, 86, 71 – Preaching: 10.00am SF

We Pray this week for:

Jennie Morris, Peter Sage, Robin Harper, Angela Cole, Mabel Boyse, Rosemary Brown, Rae Forster, Shirley Harman & Suzanne Leighton.

And those for whom we regularly pray: Debbie Yanez, Alison Collett & Don Smith.

We pray for those who died recently: - Olive Britton.

And at this time of year: George Cotterill, Chris Hunter, Kathleen Whallett, Connie Wray & Katheleen Jones.

Monday 29 December

Prayer:   For Our Cleaning Team.

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.


Tuesday 30 December

Prayer:        For Our Intercessors.

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.


Wednesday 31 December

Prayer: For Our Vergers.

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.

10.00am     Eucharist at St. Mary’s.


Thursday 1 January

Prayer:    For a fresh start to the New Year.

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.

2.00pm Prayers for Healing and Wholeness at St. Paul’s.


Friday 2 January

Prayer:  For Our Sidespersons.

8.30am  Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.

4.00pm Wedding rehearsal for Bell/Gaddour.


Saturday 3 January

Prayer:         For those that are to be baptised.

9.00am Eucharist at St Mary’s.

11.00am Wedding of Oliver Bell & Yasmeen Gaddour at St. Mary’s



Sunday 4 January

 Epiphany


Readings:  Isaiah 60; 1-6, Ephesians 3; 1-12, Matthew 2; 1-12

8.00am Eucharist at St Mary’s.

8.00am BCP HP at St. Arilda’s.

9.15am Eucharist with Baptism of Lucy Spiller at St. Paul’s.

10.30am Eucharist at St. Mary’s.

6.00pm Evensong at St. Mary’s.

6.00pm Evensong at St. Arilda’s.


Hymns at 9.15  94,90, 88, S286, 105. 10.30am: 96, 74, 100, 105.  6pm 103, Ps98, 94, 95



We Pray this week for:

Jennie Morris, Peter Sage, Robin Harper, Angela Cole, Mabel Boyse, Rosemary Brown, Rae Forster, Shirley Harman & Suzanne Leighton.

And those for whom we regularly pray: Tom Wiltshire & Brenda Richards, Diana Jervis, Chloe Teague, Jonathan Evans & Matthew Watson.

And at this time of year: Mary Preston, Cyril Barge, Herbert Whallet, Dave Boyse & Joan Stanley

Monday 5 January

Prayer: Friends of St. Mary’s. .

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.


Tuesday 6 January

Prayer:        For Foundation Governors at St. Mary’s School.

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.


Wednesday 7 January

Prayer: Those enquiring about baptisms.

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.

10.00am     Eucharist at St. Mary’s.

7.30pm Baptism enquiry Session at St. Paul’s.


Thursday 8 January

Prayer:    Healing & Wholeness.

8.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.

9.15am Hopscotch at St. Mary’s.

2.00pm Eucharist for Healing and Wholeness at St. Paul’s.


Friday 9  January

Prayer:  For Hopscotch.

8.30am  Morning Prayer at St Mary’s.

2.30pm Wedding rehearsal for Cipriani / Jones at St. Paul’s

18.30pm Octaves Choir Practice

7.30pm Choir Practice.


Saturday10  January

Prayer:         For Our Local Ministry team.

9.00am Eucharist at St Mary’s.

10-12.30 ‘New Vision for a New Year’ at the St. Mary’s Church Hall

12 noon Wedding of Michael Cipriani & Jennifer Jones at St. Paul’s.

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