Response to Psalm 147:
The Lord heals the broken-hearted
Isaiah 35: 3-6; 2 Timothy 4: 5-17
Gospel: Luke 10: 1-9
A very warm welcome
A very warm welcome is extended to all our visitors today, and we hope that you enjoy worshipping with us as we remember St Luke the Evangelist.
From the Bishop to St Mary’s Congregation
From the Bishop to St Mary’s Congregation: I am so grateful for the wonderful hospitality offered first to me as your Bishop, and then to St Andrew’s congregation, as we have made the move to your lovely church. I do appreciate all the careful preparation that has gone on to get everything ready for this next chapter in our shared life of worship and mission. As with any change or new venture, we are encountering challenges we had not anticipated. Nevertheless, we are making it a priority to work in partnership with generosity and grace, confident that in, and through us all, the Holy Spirit will be at work. I continue to ask for your prayers for clergy and musicians, stewards and cleaners, and all who are participating in worship.
The new St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral Website
The new St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral Website has now gone live and can be accessed via the following link, www.stmaryscardenplace.org.uk This has been a very demanding task for those involved, working alongside Mr Stuart Smith, from local IT Company, Alt Ten, who was employed to build the new site. Together with input from David Rose, John Cooke, Dr Nicola Mills and I, Stuart has produced a site, that in our opinion, is not only professional looking, it is easy to negotiate, up to date, and extremely informative. It is also dynamic, in that, new information will be introduced over the coming weeks as certain areas are populated appropriately. For the foreseeable period, David will be the Webmaster, and will therefore take responsibility for keeping the site up to date with new and relevant topics. I am delighted that we are able to present this new and exciting venture for your perusal and benefit.
Morning Prayer will resume at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral
Morning Prayer will resume at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral. Whereas this used to be daily between Tuesdays and Friday’s, for the foreseeable future it will take place on Friday mornings at 9.30 am only. This is to ensure that we observe a proper time lapse between services. This also reduces pressure on our Church cleaners, who are at the moment, few in number. The first service of Morning Prayer will take place on Friday the 23rd of October. There will be no need to book at this point, unless a high attendance is anticipated, which will, therefore, require me to review accordingly.
Recorded Holy Communion service
It has been a regular occurrence over the past few weeks that a recorded Holy Communion service takes place at St Mary’s. This normally happens at about 10 am every Friday, and takes about an hour or so to complete. This will continue to be the case for the foreseeable future, and the service can be accessed on the Diocesan website and Face-book sites.
Services at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Week commencing Sunday 18th October 2020
Sunday 18th October at 10.am – Holy Communion (St Luke) Bishop Anne Presiding
Wednesday 21st October at 10.am – Holy Communion (1982) Cn Terry Presiding
Friday 23rd October at 9.30.am – Morning Prayer
Sunday 25th October 2020 at 10.am – Holy Communion
“LORD my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.“
Fr Terry Taggart