Please pray for these events which are taking place amongst the church family during the coming week Monday 8.30 am Music Meeting – suggestions St Mary the Virgin of Lentern and Passiontide Twickenham hymns welcome Monday Evening Keith Robinson’s Lent Group Monday Evening Julie Hall’s Lent Group Sunday 21 February 2010 Monday Evening Kerry Samuel’s Lent Group 1st Sunday of Lent Tuesday 11.00 am Home Communion 2.30 pm Funeral of Lionel Lambourn at Mortlake Crematorium Welcome to the Church`s worship on this the first Wednesday 10.00 am Holy Eucharist. Sunday in Lent, a Season in the Church’s year when we 12 midday Café Church are all encouraged to make renewed efforts to conform Wednesday Afternoon Barbara Williams Lent Group our lives to the life of Christ, live more simply and focus Wednesday Evening Charlotte West’s Lent Group Thursday Afternoon Jean Love’s Lent Group our energies on the things that really matter. An Thursday Evening Sandy Dempsey’s Lent Group especial welcome to all our children and young people Friday 3.20 pm Messy Church at All Hallows who are joining us for the Parish Eucharist this morning Sunday 28 February 2010 – 2nd Sunday of Lent and to those who will help lead our service. Please 8.00 am Holy Eucharist Philippians 3.17-4.1 come over to the Hall after the Parish Eucharist for Luke 13.31-35 coffee. Our hosts today are the Flower People. 9.30 am Parish Eucharist Philippians 3.17-4.1 Luke 13.31-35 8.00 am Holy Eucharist 11.15 am Meeting of the PCC in the Vestry Reading Deuteronomy 26.1-11 (Richard Tatham) 11.30 am Mattins Mattins 119.161-168 Gospel Luke 4.1-13 Philippians 3.17-4.1 Luke 13.31-35 9.30 am Parish Eucharist with children 6.00 pm. Evening Prayer Psalm 119, 116-176 Hymns 145, 220, 106 & 135 Gen. 17.1-7, 15-16 Gospel Luke 4.1-13 Rom. 11.13-24 11.30 am Holy Eucharist Hymns 145, 133, 112 & 106 Parish Priest: 1st Reading Deuteronomy 26.1-11 (Jill Grant) The Revd R J Hopkin Williams 2nd Reading Luke 4.1-13 020 8892 2318 email: email@example.com 6.00 pm Evening Prayer Psalm Psalm 50.1-15 Assistant Curates: 1st Reading Mic 6.1-8 The Rev’d Dr Kerry and Dr Adrian Samuel 2nd Reading Luke 5.27-end 020 8891 4807 Intercessions email : firstname.lastname@example.org We pray for Mengo Hospital, Uganda, Vellore Hospital, India Kerry will be available and Fairtrade. We pray for all those seeking God’s Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays intervention, guidance and healing in their lives, amongst them Adrian will be available John Palmer Debbie Johnson Winnie de Voil Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays Lynn Mace Brian Hilton Jane Galloway Simon Rachael Diamond Claudette Bradley Churchwardens: Vivienne Drudge James Margaret Hastings Lesley Prior – 020 8891 6975 Lionel Wadeson Alison Harris Peter Ball Charlotte West – 020 8891 0461 Evie Nicholas Betty Weston Barbara Todd Joy Frost Robert Hatton Parish Verger: Marion Wills Jude Harvey Mandy Hunter E-mail Address – email@example.com We pray for those who have died that they may know new and eternal life – Jane Ellis, Doris Douglas & Lionel Lambourn Parish Office: 020 8744 2693 (Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri mornings) Please can we remind you to keep your valuables with you at all times Email: firstname.lastname@example.org while you are in church. Thank you www.stmarytwick.org.uk Parish Visitor Co-ordinator: Margaret Mence – 020 8977 3679 Forthcoming Events APCM - Next to our worship, the most important time Next Sunday - we will be re-commissioning our team of we gather together as God`s people at St. Mary`s is for Pastoral Assistants at the Parish Eucharist and at 11.15 a our Annual Meeting, which this year will take place on meeting of the PCC will be held in the vestry . Sunday March 21st. On that day the Eucharist will be at 10am followed by the Vestry Meeting and the Annual Revision of Church Electoral Roll – The Electoral Roll Parochial Church Meeting at about 11.15am over in the will be revised beginning today and ending on 28 Hall. We will be electing 2 Church Wardens, 1 member February. You must be on the Electoral Roll to vote at of the Deanery Synod and 3 members of the Parochial the Annual Parochial Meeting on 21 March. Church Council. Nomination forms are available on the Application forms are available in the Parish Office. board at the back of the church. Reports – please do not forget your Group Reports should have been with the office by last Friday! Hymn Singing – at Nightingale House will take place today. New Singers welcome. Please meet Pat Ingham in the Hall at 10.50 am Passion Sunday – The Marble Hill Singers will sing ‘A Sequence of Words and Music for Passiontide’ at 6 pm on Sunday 21 March. All are welcome. Fairtrade Fortnight – from 22 February to 7 March and it is being supported by Richmond upon Thames. During Fairtrade Fortnight do think about switching to Walsingham Pilgrimage - the annual St Mary's and All Fairtrade products. More information from Saints' Hanworth pilgrimage will take place from Friday www.richmondfairtrade.org.uk. 24th to Sunday 26th September. Booking forms and more information are available from the Parish Office. Ecumenical Group - the Ecumenical Group meets Monday, 22 February, 8pm at Adrian's. General Notices Lent Groups - this year’s theme is ‘Called to be Curates - For those of you who have not heard Transformed’, looking in particular at how we are yet.........Congratulations to our Curates, Kerry and transformed by our participation in the Eucharist. The Adrian, who have recently found out that they five weekly sessions start this week and there is still are expecting their 3rd child in August. We pray for time to add your name to the lists in the porch. them and for all those others in the congregation who are increasing the membership of St. Mary`s Twickenham! Sale of Cards – there will be a sale of Handmade cards in aid of the MU Emergency Fund after the 9.30 am service on 28 February. Mother’s Day and Easter cards Tools with a Mission – (www.twam.co.uk) – is an will also be on sale. organization which collects tools in any state, refurbishes them and sends them to developing countries. Janet Nunn from St James’s Church, Lunch Out – Thursday 4 March at 12.30 pm at the Hampton Hill is organizing this locally but a contact Fountain on the corner of 6th Cross Road and Staines person is needed in each church to liaise with Janet. Road. Contact Joan Reddrop on 8892 5911 for further Please speak to one of the churchwardens for more information. information. Women’s World Day of Prayer – Friday 5 March at Mothers’ Union – wish to thank members of the 10.30 am at All Saints Church, Campell Road, congregation who supported coffee and pancakes on Twickenham. The service will be led by women from Shrove Tuesday. £60 has been sent to ‘Away from it many churches in Twickenham and Whitton. Do join us all’ the fund for holidays for needy families in the UK. and women throughout the whole world for this year’s service, written by the women of Cameroon. Ida Curtis – Ida thanks you all for your prayers and kind thoughts whilst she has been in hospital and for the Saturday 6th March - The PCC is delighted that so many friends from St Mary’s who came to visit her. Ida many people want to become involved in our thinking is making good progress at home and friends are always about how to enhance our church and make it a more welcome to visit. flexible and beautiful space in which to worship God, feel involved in the services and offer hospitality to the wider community. To this end there will be an Winnie de Voil – thanks all her friends at St Mary’s for opportunity for all members of the worshipping their cards, prayers and visits during her current stay in congregations to come along to a workshop on Saturday hospital. She is improving slowly 6th March, from 10am until 1pm in the church where we can talk this through in greater depth and where your Readers and Intercessors at 9.30 am – please sign up insights and suggestions can be recorded and used as a on the list at the back of the church to read or intercede, basis for any plans that may then be commissioned.