Sunday, 25th October 2020
Celebrant Rev'd Denis Samways
Prayer Requests Beth Wood, Oliver Thomas, Valery Glover, Sholto Steel, Chris Hodgson, Jenni and baby Max Reed. We pray for our many elderly and vulnerable church members still shielding and we pray for family members especially those far away.
Please advise the Rector of any names for prayer.
We pray for our nation and local communities as we return to some lockdown conditions, especially praying for families separated from loved ones, and all students. We pray for difficulties faced by our local hospitality trade.
NB The Rector can still provide visits of sick, elderly and vulnerable church members.
Food Bank Collection Points continue at the Post Office and 16, Fleet Street, Gatehouse
All Souls Day is being commemorated at St.Mary's on Wednesday, 4th Nov. at 9.30am. Please send the Rector any names for prayer or there is a sheet available in church.
Harvest Festival Thanks to the generous giving, £300 was raised and has been sent to St.Michael's Girls' School, Malawi. Many thanks for all donations.
Remembrance Sunday, 8th November A gathering for Remembrance will be held at the War Memorial in Gatehouse for 11.00am. There is no service at St.Mary's or the Parish Church.
Sunday, 15th November The Annual General Meeting is scheduled immediately following the 9.30am service but it may have to be held electronically and adjustments made on the timing (we will keep you informed). Please attend this short meeting if you can, as we need a minimum of 15 persons to be quorate. Nomination forms are in church or contact the Lay Rep tel:01557 814205. Completed forms to be returned by 8th November to the Vestry Secretary having obtained the permission and signature of your nominee(s)
Vestry Secretary, Lay Representative, Alt. Lay Representative. All have agreed to continue.
1 Vacancy for Property Convenor
Quote for the Week : Today is Bible Sunday. This is still the most popular book in the world today, even in nations where Christians are still persecuted. D.L.Moody said,”The Scriptures were not given (just) to increase our knowledge, but to change our lives”.