Sunday Services – 6th September

Dear all

 
Just the weekly reminder of services in the Benefice tomorrow:
 
8am Holy Communion (BCP) – Forde Abbey (Rev Philip)
 
10am Holy Communion – St Stephen’s, Winsham (Rev Judith)
 
4pm Afternoon Worship – St John’s, Tatworth (Rev Philip)
 
The afternoon service will be a Celtic themed service of Evening Prayer using scripture, reflection and music around the theme of ‘Love your neighbour’.  
 
Recorded readings and talk will be available online at https://twoshires.wordpress.com/sunday-service from mid morning.
 
Here is an updated prayer list:
 
  • Schools, colleges and universities as they prepare for a new year.  Children and staff returning to school, or starting in new education.  Families of those making those preparations. 
  • Farmers during this harvest period.
  • The village, hamlets, businesses and residences of Thorncombe Parish. 
  • We pray for those we know who are sick, and those we don’t know, including those we are asked to pray by name for:

 Bishop Peter Hancock; Hannah Knott; Rob Allen; Lynne Applegarth; Phyllis Baker; Margaret Bandy; Sue Bennett; Sue Cheese; Terry Conway; Nick Frankau; Paul Glazier; David Goodwill; Mike Heywood; Joy Howard; Ann Jarvis; Mark Lindsey; Frank Long; Peter McHugh;  Diana Rowlands; Ann Ricketts; Jim Tucker; Rosemary Walley; Rosemary Walton; Vivien Wheaton; Alan Wills, Anna Woodward; Pamala Young; Milly granddaughter of Jane & Alan Rudkin; Gillian Muggeridge; Chris Gould; Brian Griffiths.

  •  For the Bereaved – The family & friends of: Tony White, Val Joslin, Percy Bale, Andrew Bullivant.
 
And finally…
 
Rev Michelle has made an online video for the Toddler Group.  It includes a special message for those leaving the group to start at school this autumn, a singsong and a craft!  Do have a look…
 
 
With every blessing,
 
Philip

The Reverend Philip Butcher
Rector – Two Shires Benefice (Tatworth, Thorncombe, Winsham, Chaffcombe & Cricket Malherbie)
The Vicarage
3 Home Farm
Tatworth
Chard
TA20 2SH
01460 221286
 
PASTORAL EMAILS – please to: twoshiresrector@gmail.com
 
HOME PRAYER & WORSHIP:  https://twoshires.wordpress.com
 
Rest Days – Mondays (Tuesdays where following a bank holiday)
For non-urgent enquiries please allow up to a week for responses.
Mornings are best times for phone contact

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