Sunday Services – 27th September

Dear all

Looking forward to worshipping with you tomorrow in person, online or in spirit.  
Across the Benefice tomorrow we are celebrating St Michael and All Angels and it is the patronal festival for Chaffcombe.
Here is a reminder of what you can join in with:
10am Holy Communion – St Mary’s, Thorncombe (Rev Philip)
4pm Holy Communion – St Michael and All Angels, Chaffcombe (Rev Philip)
Online Worship – Live at 11:30 on Zoom:

Join Zoom Meeting:

 Meeting ID: 785 6429 1818

Passcode: twoshires


After the service a video recording will be processed and uploaded at about 1pm to our YouTube channel at:

And to our website at:

Update for Prayers:
Further to my weekly circular on Wednesday I invite you to include the following in your prayers:
The safe arrival of Michael James Mutch, born to Sarah and Gavin yesterday and brother to Alex.  Sarah, Gavin and Alex regulars at the St John’s Toddler group and it is wonderful to celebrate their new arrival – we look forward to meeting Michael in due course!
The Golden Wedding of Rev’d Terri and David Boyland.  They are celebrating with a renewal of vows in St John’s today.  
  • The people, homes, school and businesses in Chaffcombe Parish.
  • Those preparing for marriage; particularly Major Alan Hewett and Laura Page getting married in Thorncombe next month.
  • Those preparing for hospital stays 
  • Those in isolation 
  • 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; Peter Hathway

  • For the Bereaved – The family & friends of: Barbara Childs (whose funeral is in Winsham on 29th September); John Larcombe; Sigrun Appleby
With every Blessing
The Reverend Philip Butcher
Rector – Two Shires Benefice (Tatworth, Thorncombe, Winsham, Chaffcombe & Cricket Malherbie)
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