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Lent Course

Lent 2017

Thursday evening lent study with Studley Churches Together. Five week course starting on March 9th at 7.30pm at, Studley Methodist Church

Based on the story and characters of the Oscar nominated film ‘Chocolat’ – relates passages from the Bible to scenes and themes from the film. Recognising Lent as a chance to embrace change and renewal,

The course lays the foundation for truly fulfilling life of giving generously and finally indulging ourselves almost greedily on the goodness that life in the resurrected Christ gives.

 


Seeking a new incumbent

 

Special open meeting on Thursday 16 February at 7.30 pm at Mappleborough Green Church

Following David Silvester’s retirement at the end of January the churches are now in what is known as an ‘interregnum’ – the period during which we begin to think about the configuration of the post and the process that leads to the appointment of the next Rector by the Bishop of Coventry.

The Archdeacon Missioner (Morris Rodham) runs the process in the Diocese, and along with a representative from the Lord Chancellor’s Ecclesiastical office (the patron who has the right of presentation this time) tries to make it as transparent as possible for everyone.  We are therefore holding a special open meeting on Thursday 16 February at 7.30 pm at Mappleborough Green Church where, in the absence of Archdeacon Morris, Stephen Burch, Area Dean of Coventry South will explain the process, and will try to answer any questions people may have about it.  The meeting has been arranged so that we can understand and start the process as soon as possible.  We invite anyone from the congregation who is interested to come and join us for the evening. Refreshments will be served from 6.45 pm.

 


Announcement – David Silvester’s Retirement

 

David has notified the Churchwardens that his application for early retirement on medical grounds has been accepted. In the light of this David has informed us that he intends to retire as of 31st January 2017. We give thanks to God for his and Val’s ministry and wish to encourage you continue to pray for them both as they make preparations for the future.

 

 




Morton Bagot Church

Unfortunately Morton Bagot church is closed for the time being.

Any service that is advertised for Morton Bagot will take place at Oldberrow.

Please watch the newssheet or here for further information.


Messy Church

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Sunday 24th July

IN THE PARISH CENTRE

4.00pm – 5.30pm

Jonah and the whale, story, songs

Jewellery making, sand and water play

Make a boat, boat racing

Build a house on the rocks and sand

For more information call Sue on 01527850046

 


Thanks from Ben & Jess

Thanks to everyone who came to my final service yesterday, and all those who worked so hard to make it, and the lunch afterwards, such a success.  You outdid yourselves!  Thanks also to everyone who contributed so generously to my leaving present – I will send a picture of the desk in my new study as soon as I have it.

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