This Sunday: Pentecost 6

This Sunday, 21 July we keep the sixth Sunday after Pentecost. The 8 am mass has no hymns and a sermon while the 9.30 mass starts with the rite of asperges, the sprinkling of holy water to cleanse us. It has hymns with a choir and a sermon, and there is morning tea afterwards. The Gospel today is from St Luke 10:38-42, about Matha and Mary. There will be said Evensong with no hymns from the Book of Common Prayer at 4 pm this Sunday.

Gregorian Chant Group

The Chant Group will resume on Wednesday 24 July. We have been singing the whole of the Salve Regina as well as our new Kyrie, as well as the Venite (Psalm 95) and ‘Into thy hands O Lord.’ Details are on the webpage.

Next term we’ll start preparing for our September Compline service (date to be finalised soon). In addition to this, new items will include the hymn Ubi Caritas and a Gloria to add to our Kyrie, as well as chants already learnt.

Next Sunday: Pentecost 7

Next Sunday, 28 July we keep the sixth Sunday after Pentecost. The 8 am mass has no hymns and a sermon while the 9.30 mass starts with the rite of asperges, the sprinkling of holy water to cleanse us. It has hymns with a choir and a sermon, and there is morning tea afterwards. There will be said Evensong with no hymns from the Book of Common Prayer at 4 pm this Sunday.

Monthly Requiem

Every month, usually on the first Friday, we remember at a special requiem all those whose year’s mind falls in that month, the recently departed, and any others for whom prayers are requested. Our next monthly requiem is on Friday 2 August at 5.15 pm.

Cell of Our Lady of Walsingham

Every month, usually on the first Saturday, we have a special mass in devotion to Our Lady. Our parish has a special devotion ot Our Lady of Walsingham, the famous pilgrimage site in England, and has a wonderful statue of Mary in her role there. The Cell meets next on Saturday 3 August at 9 am for mass followed by a shared breakfast.

Education Association

This meets next on Sunday 4 August, 2019 at 11 am.

Fellowship Group

The St George’s Fellowship Group will meet next on Tuesday 6 August at 1 pm. As usual we will conclude with a shared afternoon tea. You and your friends are most welcome to join us.

Parish Council

Parish Council meets next on Sunday 11 August, 2019 at 11 am.

The Lodge Service

Once a month we hold an Anglican service in the local nursing home, The Lodge, at Wayville. Our next service there is Wednesday 21 August at 11.15 am.

Chant Group Compline

The Chant Group will be singing a compline service pm Wednesday, 25 September, at 7.30 pm.

Christ the King

This feast day will be on Sunday, 24 November. The guest preacher will be Fr Matthew Anstey.