Thursday, 10 October 2013

Trinity 17 pewsheet

Today’s Eucharistic Prayer E
Colour: Green

Welcome to the Church of
St-Peter-in- the-Forest, Walthamstow

Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity - Parish Eucharist

Presiding today is Fr Paul Trathen
Preaching is Sue Diplock

22nd September 2013

Our welcomers today are Frances Downing and Claire Robinson

The ORDER OF SERVICE can be found on page 3 of the Church Service Book


Introit Hymn


For the healing of the nations


 – leading today are Sarah and Anita; assisting is Jay Ruaux ***

Prayers of Preparation (page 3)

Prayers of Penitence


The Gloria

The Collect

Almighty God,
you have made us for yourself,
and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you:
pour your love into our hearts and draw us to yourself,
and so bring us at last to your heavenly city
where we shall see you face to face;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

We sit for the first two readings

First Reading

Amos 8:4-7 (page 874) Read by John James


Second Reading


1 Timothy 2:1-7 (page 1126) Read by Katherine Marshall


Gradual Hymn

266  Jesus calls us o’er the tumult

Gospel Reading
Luke 16:1-13 (page 991) Read by Fr Paul Trathen

Reader       Hear the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke
All sing      Glory to you, O Lord.

Reader       This is the Gospel of the Lord.
All sing      Praise to you, O Christ.

Sermon by Sue Diplock

Creed (page 7 of the service book)

Prayers (led by Nick Williams)

The Peace (page 8 of the service books)

Offertory Hymn


O worship the Lord
During the offertory hymn, a collection will be taken.  If you would like information on how to gift-aid your donation, please see Peter Shrubsole after the service.  Information on setting up standing orders is also available from Peter.                                                                                  

Eucharistic Prayer E (Service Book page 18)

All who are baptised are welcome to receive Holy Communion. [For the younger baptised, do please refer to our ‘Children at Holy Communion Parish Policy’ and make use of the children’s guides, (copies of both in the porch)].  If you do not receive Holy Communion, please feel free to go forward for a blessing. 

Communion Hymn               322         Love is his word

Prayer after Communion

Lord, we pray that your grace
may always precede and follow us,
and make us continually to be given to all good works;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.   Amen.


Final Hymn


Jesus where’er thy people meet

Blessing and Dismissal

Please stay after the service, to have a cup of coffee, tea or juice, and a biscuit, and chat with other people.  Our coffee, tea, sugar and biscuits are all fair-trade products.  Serving coffee today are Tom and Katherine Marshall

Brenda’s Traidcraft Stall
We are still here!
Hello from the back of church, the Traidcraft stall is still here supplying you with your fairly traded tea, coffee, sugar, biscuits and chocolate.  If you haven’t been over recently please feel free to come and speak to us.

Prayers – this week please pray for:

Barbara & Stan Eager                      Rita & Colin Reid              Beryl Goodwin 
Lily Bollen                                           Ray Hepburn                      Les Hobart         
George and Phyllis Robbins        Richard Fayolle                 Michael Bailey
Fred Lennard                                     Eddie Hoad                         Nicole Middleton
Richard, Debbie, Claire and Grace Mainwaring

Next Week:
29th  September 2013
All Age Harvest Festival – please bring your Harvest gifts along; non-perishable items are preferred.

Sarah Collins
Iona Trathen




Mary Eveleigh
Janet McLeod

In Church

Mid-week service on TUESDAY 24th September at 9.30 am


Children’s Deanery Event – 19th October 2013, 2.00 – 4.30 pm at St Michael’s Church.  The title of this day is “Shake Rattle and Roll” – please take a flyer and see poster at the back of church; for more information, please speak to Sarah.

If you have any photos of Parish/Church life, send them to Paul or Sarah via email and they will be posted on the parish blog site.

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Friday 27th September.  Please drop in to Peterhouse for a cup of coffee/tea and a cake, any time between 10.00 and 11.00 am to raise funds for Macmillan cancer support. 

Churchyard work party – 2nd November from 10.00 – 4.00 pm.  As before, no tools are required – please just come along. 

Parish Lunch – Sunday 6th October – sign up sheet is at the back of church.

Are you a Christian, keen to deepen and explore your life of prayer?
Come to the E17 School of Prayer!

The parish church of St Peter's-in-the-Forest, Walthamstow is privileged to be able to offer an invite to our forthcoming School of Prayer. This exciting 8-week course has been written - and will be led - by Sue Diplock, a member of the ministry team of St Peter's. The course will have a focus on many traditions within the contemplative strand of Christian prayer. (Sue is a trained expert in Ignatian Sprituality, Exercises & Direction.)

Sessions will be held on Monday evenings, this autumn – starting on the 14th October, in the Peterhouse Centre (122 Forest Rise, Walthamstow. E17 3PW): each session will commence at 7.45 pm and will finish between 9.00 pm and 9.15 pm.
All those in easy reach of Walthamstow are welcome. No prior knowledge is supposed.

Open Church – Sunday afternoons from 2.00 – 5.00 pm.  There will be tea/coffee and cakes available.  Please do come!  We need volunteers to be hosts and serve refreshments and also people to make a cake - please speak to  Bernard, Judith, Frances or Sue for more information or sign up on the rota at the back of church – putting your name and if making a cake, what flavour it will be!

Life is a puzzle;
Look to God for the missing peace

Weekday evenings & weekends contact:
The Vicar: Fr Paul Trathen
St Peter’s Vicarage, 121 Forest Rise, E17 3PW
(Parish blog)
(Vicar’s blog)
Weekday office hours contact:
The Parish Administrator:
Sarah Collins
Peterhouse Centre
122 Forest Rise, Walthamstow
E17 3PW
020 8509 1811

Church cleaned by
Mike Gibbs and
Claire Robinson

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