Church – news sheet (for the next two weeks)

St Edmund's Church, Seaton Ross

Revd. Canon Stephen Cope’s latest weekly round-up of services and events.

Sunday 2nd July 2017  –  3rd Sunday after Trinity/Proper 8

Services this Sunday, July 2:

Bielby             09.15     Holy Communion

Everingham    09.15     Holy Communion

HoSM             10.45     Holy Communion


Readings this Sunday:

(Genesis 22:1-14;)

Romans 6:12-end;

Matthew 10:40-end.



09.30 Holy Communion – Old School


Services next Sunday, ST EVERILDA’S DAY:

Everingham    09.15     Patronal Festival Communion


Readings next Sunday:

Philippians 3:7-14;

Luke 12:32-37.


Please pray for the sick and suffering, especially Peter Brade, Mavis Ward, Maxine Nash, Trish Coole, Pam Leverson, Julie Todd, Betty Payne, Katie Featherby and Eva Murr; and for those on the anniversary of their deaths.

This list was prepared a week early; apologies for any errors or omissions.


Stephen is away doing his locum on the Isles of Scilly until July 13.  Many thanks to our visiting clergy, especially to Rodney Nicholson who is on Patronal Festival detail this year!



Deanery Synod: The meeting planned for this Wednesday, July 5, is CANCELLED.


St Everilda’s Day! Next Sunday, July 9, with Patronal Festival Communion at 9.15 at Everingham, and NO OTHER SERVICES THAT DAY. All are welcome to join in the celebrations! Also, the Everingham fête takes place on Saturday July 8.


Messy Church at the Methodist Church: Thursday July 13, 15.45 to 17.45. ‘Love your world.’ Craft activities, celebration and a meal. Children, don’t forget to bring an adult!


Prayer Group: Next meeting is on Tuesday July 18 (a week later than usual), 19.30, at the Vicarage. All welcome!


Seaton Ross PCC: Wednesday July 19, 19.30, in church.


Mothers’ Union: The next meeting is on Tuesday July 25.


Bible Study: The next one is on Tuesday July 25, 19.30, at 11 Chestnut Drive, HoSM. We are studying Romans. All welcome!


Sizzle and Sing! Our ecumenical Songs of Praise is off outside! On Sunday August 13, there will be a barbeque at 15.00 at Oaks Farm, Bulmer Lane (home of the Fellowship), followed by a Songs of Praise at 16.00. I know it’s a long way off, but if you could let Stephen know what you would want to sing by Sunday July 23 it would be appreciated!


Old School bookings: Paul Dorrington currently holds the diary for Old School bookings, so please book all functions through him (number below).


Lifts up the Hill: Paul Dorrington is willing and able to offer/organise these up the hill or anywhere else for any church service or event. Ring him on 01430-861412.