Activities this Sunday - 14th October 2018
8am Holy Communion
- Leader: Mike Smith. Preacher: Mike Smith.
9.30am Prayer Meeting
- Prayer meeting in the Eddowes Room
10am Harvest All Age Service - John 6:25-40;
- Leader: Alec Ham. Preacher: Mike Smith.
- Harvest Bring & Share Lunch in the Church Centre
6.30pm Evening Prayer - Isaiah 25-26; "This is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us"
- Leader: Mike Smith. Preacher: Alec Ham.
- Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home
- After 8s meet at Rob & Kathryn Payne's home
Preachers elsewhere today:
- Phil at St Stephen's, Moulton (10.45am)
Church Diary - 14th October 2018
Monday 15th October
Readings: 1 Kings 18, 1 Thessalonians 1, Ezekiel 48, Psalm 104
Church Office closed today
Mike taking a KS2 assembly at Hartford Manor Primary School (2.45pm)
|10.45am||Funeral Service at Vale Royal Crematorium (Alec)|
|8pm||Discipleship & Pastoral Care Committee meet at The Vicarage|
Tuesday 16th October
Readings: 1 Kings 19, 1 Thessalonians 2, Daniel 1, Psalm 105
Mike attending the Church Society Council Residential (Tuesday-Wednesday)
|9.30am-5pm||Church Office open in the Church Centre (Tuesday to Thursday)|
|10am||Jigsaw meet in the Church Centre|
|1.45pm||Funeral Service at Vale Royal Crematorium (George)|
|8pm||Christianity Explored course in the Church Centre|
Wednesday 17th October
Readings: 1 Kings 20, 1 Thessalonians 3, Daniel 2, Psalm 106
Phil at Hartford Church of England High School Christian Union (1.05-1.35pm)
Nathan & Jo leading Big Bible Club at Hartford Manor Primary School (3.30pm)
|10am||Tots and Tinies meet in the Church Centre|
|2pm||Ladies' Fellowship meet in the Church Centre - Helen Rixon|
|8pm||Housegroups meet for Christianity Explored Study 4|
Thursday 18th October
Readings: 1 Kings 21, 1 Thessalonians 4, Daniel 3, Psalm 107
|11.45am||Thursday Cafe in the Church Centre|
|2pm||Funeral Service in St John's (Mike)|
|7.30pm||Ladies' Meal at The Bulls Head, Davenham|
Friday 19th October
Readings: 1 Kings 22, 1 Thessalonians 5, Daniel 4, Psalms 108-109
Mike's day off
Ministry team taking Hartford Church of England High School Chapel Services (2.55pm)
|6.30am||Time to Pray in the Eddowes Room|
|10.30am-3pm||Church Office open in the Church Centre|
|7.30pm||Friday Night Live (Pathfinders) in the Church Centre|
Saturday 20th October
Readings: 2 Kings 1, 2 Thessalonians 1, Daniel 5, Psalms 110-111
Nathan's and Alec's day off
|8am||Men's Breakfast in the Church Centre|
|7pm||St John's Golf Society Annual Presentation Dinner at Eaton Golf Club|
Sunday 21st October
Readings: 2 Kings 2, 2 Thessalonians 2, Daniel 6, Psalms 112-113
|8am||Holy Communion in St John's|
|9.30am||Time to Pray in the Eddowes Room|
|10am||Holy Communion in St John's (John 6:41-59)|
|6.30pm||Evening Prayer in St John's (Isaiah 27)|
|8pm||Crossover meet at Nathan & Jo Phillingham's home|
|8.30pm||TFG meet at Will & Fiona Hughes' home|
For more details about the daily Bible reading plan, including online readings, please visit our website.
Prayer Diary - 14th October 2018
The Collect for today - Twentieth Sunday after Trinity:
Almighty and merciful God, keep us by your bountiful goodness from everything that may hurt us so that we may be ready both in body and soul cheerfully to accomplish whatever you want us to do, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Please pray for...
the sick and the bereaved:
our mission partners: Johnny & Ann McClean (UFM in Bangkok) and Kip & Rachel Chelashaw (UFM in Nairobi).
our local schools:
- The Grange Junior & Senior Schools, and other schools which members of the church are involved in.
- Hartford Church of England High School.
- For Ofsted to be less aggressive in schools when assessing 'British Values'.