From Tim, our Rector:
Bleadon Church Notices for August 2022:
On Monday 8th and Monday 22nd between 10am and noon, Craft and Chat will take place in the church room.
You are all welcome to come along, with or without craft!
Please note that because of Summer Holidays, our pattern of 10.15am Sunday morning services will be a little different to recent months.
Our Services are planned as follows:
Sun 14th Aug at 10.15am: Sung Eucharist
Sun 21st Aug at 10.15am: Morning Prayer
Sun 28th Aug at 10.15am: Holy Communion with Hymns
Also on each Wed evening at 8pm you are invited to join us for Night Prayer on zoom at 8pm.
On Sun 28th Aug we will be holding our August Open Tower, Songs of Praise and more - please see separate notice.
Collect and Bible Reading from Sunday’s service:
Eternal God, your Son left the riches of heaven
and became poor for our sake:
when we prosper save us from pride,
when we are needy save us from despair,
that we may trust in you alone;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
32 ‘Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions, and give alms. Make purses for yourselves that do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
35 ‘Be dressed for action and have your lamps lit; 36 be like those who are waiting for their master to return from the wedding banquet, so that they may open the door for him as soon as he comes and knocks. 37 Blessed are those slaves whom the master finds alert when he comes; truly I tell you, he will fasten his belt and have them sit down to eat, and he will come and serve them. 38 If he comes during the middle of the night, or near dawn, and finds them so, blessed are those slaves.
39 ‘But know this: if the owner of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have let his house be broken into. 40 You also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an unexpected hour.’
Rev'd Tim Erridge
Parish Priest: Bleadon and Bournville
Tel: 01934 815 404