Friday, 1 November 2013

Trinity 19 pewsheet

Today’s Eucharistic Prayer E
Colour: Green

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

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity - Parish Eucharist
With prayers for healing

Presiding today is Fr Paul Trathen
Preaching is Harry Goodwin

6th October 2013

Our welcomers today are Bridget and Mike Gibbs

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

Introit Hymn


God is working his purpose out


 – leading today are Anne and Sue; assisting is Jay Ruaux ***

Prayers of Preparation (page 3)

Prayers of Penitence


The Gloria

The Collect

O God, forasmuch as without you
we are not able to please you;
mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit
may in all things direct and rule our hearts;
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

Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4 (page 889) Read by Sally Holman


Second Reading


2 Timothy 1:1-14 (page 1130) Read by George Marshall


Gradual Hymn

19  All that I am

Gospel Reading
Luke 17:5-10 (page 992) 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 Harry Goodwin

Creed (page 7 of the service book)

Prayers (led by Bridget Gibbs)

The Peace (page 8 of the service books)

Offertory Hymn


Oft in danger, oft in woe
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               14           All heav’n declares

Prayer after Communion

Holy and blessed God,
you have fed us with the body and blood of your Son
and filled us with your Holy Spirit:
may we honour you,
not only with our lips
but in lives dedicated to the service
  of Jesus Christ our Lord.   Amen.


Final Hymn


Onward, Christian pilgrims

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 Anita and Tony Doherty

Brenda’s Traidcraft Stall
Fairly traided rubber gloves
Did you say rubber gloves?!  Come on over and see what other unexpected items we have on the Traidcraft stall at the back of church.

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:
13th October 2013
20th after Trinity
(Rev Wendy Robins will be presiding and preaching)

Volunteer requested
Volunteer requested


Peter Shrubsole

2 Kings 5:1-3, 5-7c
Mary Clare Martin
2 Timothy 2:8-15

Jenni Hall
Dan Hall

Anne Smith

Mid-week service on TUESDAY 8th October 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.

Last chance for the caption competition - £1.00 a go; best caption will be announced at the lunch this afternoon.  See Sarah for details.

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – there is still a chance to buy a raffle ticket (50 p a go) or guess the number of coffee beans in the jar (£2 a go – winner gets half the pot) or just make a donation.  See table at the back of church.
Churchyard work party – 2nd November from 10.00 – 4.00 pm.  As before, no tools are required – please just come along. 

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

Mothers’ Union – meeting on Saturday 12th October at 10.30 am at Peterhouse.  Mireen Kay from the Contact Centre will be the guest speaker.

There is also a Deanery MU event on October 26th at All Saints Highams Park in support of the Overseas Fund.  It starts with a Eucharist at 11.00 am, followed by lunch (£7.00) and Molly Hoyle giving a presentation on the work of the Literacy and Financial Education programme.  There is a sign-up sheet in church – please sign up if you are able to come.

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.
Please register interest in attending by emailing Sue on

Open Church – starting next week, the church will remain open after the Sunday service, until 3.15 pm.  There will be quiche, soup and fresh bread as well as coffee and cakes – please sign up if you’re able to provide some of these or if you’re able to be host for an afternoon.

Always put off until tomorrow
what you shouldn’t do at all

Weekday evenings & weekends contact:
The Vicar: Fr Paul Trathen
St Peter’s Vicarage, 121 Forest Rise, E17 3PW
In emergencies only call Fr Paul on 07871584997
(Vicar’s email)
(Parish blog)

Weekday office hours contact:
The Parish Administrator:
Sarah Collins
Peterhouse Centre
122 Forest Rise, Walthamstow
E17 3PW
020 8509 1811

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