The Parish Church of St Oswald, Durham 12th October 2014 WELCOME SUNDAY 1 The Lord | is my | shepherd; therefore | can I | lack | nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in | green | pastures and leads me be|side | still | waters. 3 He shall re|fresh my | soul and guide me in the paths of righteousness | for his | name’s | sake. 4 Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will | fear no | evil; for you are with me; your | rod and your | staff, they | comfort me. 5 You spread a table before me in the presence of | those who | trouble me; you have anointed my head with oil | and my | cup shall be | full. 6 Surely goodness and loving mercy shall follow me all the | days of my | life, and I will dwell in the | house of the | Lord for | ever 8:00am Holy Communion 11:00am Parish Eucharist Isaiah 25:1-9, Philippians 4:1-9, Matthew 22:1-14. Hymns: 627, 485, Communion 279, 604. Anthem: Anon Rejoice in the Lord always All baptised people are welcome to receive holy communion. Gluten free wafers available on request when you come for communion. If you would like to be baptised, or confirmed, please speak to Peter. Followed by coffee in the Institute. 6:00pm Evensong Hymns: 385, 233, 14. Anthem: Tallis If ye love me THIS WEEK 9:15am 8:00pm 10:00am 1:00pm Monday to Friday Monday Tuesday Tuesday Morning Prayer. Quiet Prayer group - 31 Wearside Drive Photographs and refreshments - in the Institute Logos - in the parish office Next Sunday - 18th Sunday after Trinity 8:00am Holy Communion 11:00am Parish Eucharist Isaiah 45:1-7, 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, Matthew 22:15-22. 6:00pm Evensong The Revd Peter Kashouris 3741681 Parish Office 383 0830 Director of Music David Harris Website [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] www.oswalds.org.uk PLEASE PRAY for:- Cliff Ludman, Mac Forrester & Margaret, Diane Attridge, Michael Perry, Keveen Shambrook, David Aubrey, Gill Harrison, (Headteacher of St. Oswald’s School). Also for the family and friends of Gordon Crampton who has died this week and Bishop Stephen Sykes whose funeral was last Friday. Please let the office know if you would like someone to be prayed for & added to this prayer list A VERY BIG WELCOME to all of you who do not know St Oswald's very well. After the 11 am service there will be tea and coffee and home-made goodies, and a chance to chat, in the Institute building across the road from the church and we always have a good time! QUIET PRAYER GROUP meet tomorrow, October 13th, 8pm at 31 Wearside Drive . All welcome. TAKE A WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE and see photographs of parish people in the past, some from any years ago. Tuesday 14th October 10am-Noon, in the Institute. There will be refreshments, a raffle and time to chat. Everyone welcome. 'JUNGLE' TACKLING AT BOW CEMETERY opposite St Mary's College. -Tuesday 21 October 1pm-3.30pm, , Please come and help for any part of the time. Refreshments provided. Contact: Alison 374 1709/07599 505392. You'll find us at the top of cemetery, above the cottage, cutting back shrubs and pulling out roots (enter by lych-gate and walk up). LOGOS - is meeting this Tuesday at 1.00pm in the parish office (across the road from the Church in the Institute). This is a meeting to read and discuss the lessons for the coming Sunday’s Parish Eucharist. A light lunch is provided, all welcome. EFFECTIVE LISTENING SKILLS course of six sessions, delivered by Durham Christian Partnership, will start on 18th October, at Witton Gilbert. Further information or to book a place contact Naomi Stevens Tel: 0191 303 8623 or email [email protected] THE STUDENT GROUP will be restarting this evening, Sunday 12th, at 7.15pm in the Church. The group meets at this time every week in term to do a bible study, but there will also be some socials later on. If you have any questions talk to John or any of the students. TO ALL STUDENTS - if you like home cooked food and would like to get to know some of the congregation here at St Oswald's a little better please ask Craig or Vivienne (in the choir) about being matched with a host for a meal at their home. If you have any dietary requirements would you let us know so that the match works out well. We're not promising cakes and puddings to match those on TV but a number of people would be happy to share their meal and knowledge of Durham life with you. CHOIR - If any student is interested joining the choir please just speak to David Harris after the service. EVENTS COMMITTEE meeting is this Tuesday Oct 14th at 7.30pm at 47, Willowtree Ave ( DH1 1EA )All welcome, do please send your ideas, even if you can't come. DURHAM CHURCHES TOGETHER - One World Week: October 23rd. at 7.15 pm, at St. Antony’s Priory: ‘Swords into Ploughshares’ is the subject of an address by Fr. Martin Newell CP, a committed campaigner against all forms of warfare. The talk will be followed by a discussion. Please book ahead a seat - and also supper, served at 6pm (cost £5) if required: [email protected] FOODBANK UPDATE: Items most needed at present are tinned vegetables, fruit, fish and meat, and long-life fruit juice. Many thanks to everyone who has kept on contributing so generously. Your gifts are greatly appreciated. ST OSWALD'S SCHOOL will have a "Opening event" in mid October. It will start at 4.00 ish and Parishioners will be welcome to look around and admire the "new school" Please look out for details later. WILLAID 2014 - In November, you can use a local solicitor who has signed up to Will Aid and you can enjoy the added feel-good factor of supporting nine leading UK charities. Instead of paying your solicitor’s fee, you will be invited to make a donation to charity. See www.willaid.org.uk for further information. The next COFFEE MORNING in the Institute is on Tuesday 11th November at 10.00am. This is preceded by Holy Communion at 9:30am in Church. Please note the change of time for Communion. GIFT AID DECLARATION FORMS are available from the back of Church or the parish office. Please consider this effective way of giving to the church.
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