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NOTICE SHEET FOR ORMSKIRK PARISH CHURCH 12th August – The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity A very warm welcome to family and friends of Lenora Jones who is being baptised this morning at Ormskirk Parish Church at 11.00am. Collect O God, you declare your almighty power most chiefly in showing mercy and pity: mercifully grant to us such a measure of your grace, that we, running the way of your commandments, may receive your gracious promises, and be made partakers of your heavenly treasure; 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. Readings 2 Samuel 18: 5-9, 15, 31-33 Ephesians 4: 25-5: 2 John 6: 35, 41-51

SERVICES AT ORMSKIRK PARISH CHURCH 19th August – The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity 9.30am MORNING PRAYER Led by Lin Camp Readings: 1 Kings 2: 10-12: 3: 3-14, Ephesians 5: 15-20 and John 6: 51-58 Reader: Neil Thompson Prayers: Margaret Meadows 10.30am-12noon: CAFE CHURCH in New Church House starting with coffee and refreshments. Led by Kath and Mike. Reader: Karen Somervell See notice 8 SERVICES AT LATHOM PARK CHAPEL 19th August – The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity 11.00am SONGS OF PRAISE Led by Arthur Cranshaw Reader: Bliss Beeston Prayers: Pauline Kenyon Readings: as Ormskirk


WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK AT ORMSKIRK PARISH CHURCH MON: TUE: WED: THURS: SUN:

1.00pm BIBLE STUDY & KNIT AND NATTER TIDDLERS will restart on the 10th September 12-2pm SOUP STOP in New Church House – all welcome 9.15am MORNING PRAYER in the Derby Chapel in Church 1-3pm COFFEE STOP in New Church House - all welcome 10.30am HOLY COMMUNION in New Church House Led by David Benge Warden – Jon Gladders

NOTICES LATHOM PARK CHAPEL 1. SUNDAY OPENING ROTA: will be between 2pm – 4pm, May – September. Please add your name to the list at the back of Chapel if you can spare a couple of hours to enable visitors to look around. Thank you, Pauline Kenyon. NOTICES 1. THE LATEST NOTICES AND MAGAZINE: can now also be viewed on the website – www.ormskirkparishchurch.org.uk 2. ORMSKIRK FOODBANK: Please help local people in crisis. We are in need of tinned meat, tinned and mashed potatoes, sponge puddings, custard, sausages and beans, hot dogs and tinned fruit. Toiletries are also welcome. There is a large green container in NCH just near the door as you walk in. Thank you. PLEASE NO OUT OF DATE ITEMS. 3. SUNDAY SCHOOL: Ormskirk Parish Church aim to create a welcoming, fun environment for children to experience God. Tots and Jamsters in New Church House. Please ask Joanne Gladders for more details. 4. THE PARISH GIVING SCHEME: is a new direct debit facility for planned giving to LPC. To get more information about this or other methods of regular giving please contact our Treasurer – Judith Bradshaw 5. SHOPPING ON LINE? Then please join EASY FUNDRAISING: You can raise funds for Lathom Park Chapel every time you shop online with John Lewis, Amazon, M & S, Tesco and more than 3,000 major retailers, who make a percentage donation at no extra cost to you or the Chapel. Go to: www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/lathomparkchapel


6. WEEKLY ENVELOPES: Collection from the Information Point in church. Anyone interested in joining the scheme or with any questions should contact Sue Sumner 7. URGENT- ANY LOTTERIES OR RAFFLES HELD: Please let Allison in the Parish Office know how much money was made and if there were any costs, etc., Tel: 01695 572143. 8. SUMMER AT ORMSKIRK PARISH CHURCH July 29th to September 2nd 10:30 to 12pm every Sunday. Over the summer we will be learning about different figures from the bible, how they inspire us and how we can use their stories to help us with our faith today. Led by different members of the congregation this series will take place in New Church House. Starting with coffee and refreshments these sessions give us a chance to think deeply and learn from each other in an informal and relaxed setting. There will be a breakfast before the meeting on 5th August. We would love to see you. For more details talk to Stuart. 9. THE NEXT BISHOP OF WARRINGTON: will be the Venerable Beverley Mason, Archdeacon of Richmond and Craven in the Diocese of Leeds. Beverley will minister alongside Bishop Paul of Liverpool as one of the “chief pastors” of the Liverpool Diocese. Bishop Paul said “Today marks a new era in our Diocese. I am delighted that Archdeacon Beverley has responded to the call to serve as the next Bishop of Warrington. Bishops are called to lead the Church in holiness, in mission and in worship and I know that Beverley is richly equipped to do all these things among us.” 10. AFTER MANY YEARS FAITHFUL SERVICE: Keith has decided that it is time to step down as Verger for funerals and weddings. We therefore need someone who is willing to take on this role. The unpredictable nature of when funerals are means that the person who takes on this role needs to have some flexibility of availability. The Verger also needs to be available on Saturdays for weddings. The tasks include opening the church for the funeral or wedding, ensuring the resources are available, welcoming those attending the service, tidying away afterwards. A full role description is available from the Vicar. There is a modest remuneration for this role. If you are interested please contact 01695 572143 11. WE HOPE TO JOIN WITH CHURCHES ACROSS THE LAND: ringing the church bells at 8pm on Sunday 11th November. If you have experience as a bell ringer, are available on the 11th November and would like to ring on this special occasion please let the Parish Office know.


NOTICES FOR THE WEEKLY NOTICE SHEET: Please can you let the Parish Office have them by midnight on Monday. Email address as follows: office@ormskirkparishchurch.org.uk Thank you. NEW CHURCH HOUSE BOOKINGS: please make your enquiry by email to office@ormskirkparishchurch.org.uk and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY Monday 3rd September – HISTORIC WALK AROUND ORMSKIRK 1.00pm (Ormskirk Community Partnership) meet on the Aughton Street side of Morrisons by the Court 8 sign (opposite the Acropolis chip shop). All welcome. Sunday 16th September – BISHOP’S LODGE GARDEN PARTY 2 – 4.00pm Booking essential sarah.james@liverpool.anglican.org Tuesday October 2nd – CONFIRMATION 2018 will be in Liverpool Cathedral. If you are considering Confirmation please have an informal chat with Pauline, Stuart or Lin and then we shall arrange a preparation discussion group. WORD SEARCH


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