The Baptism of The Lord
Sung Mass at 10.00 hrs.
Isaiah 43:1-7, Psalm 29, Acts 8:14-17, Luke 3:15-17 + 21-22
Hymns today: – New English Hymnal
470, 347, 431, 55

The Mass setting is Murray.

The response to the Psalm is
“May the Lord bless his people with peace.”

Evening Prayer (BCP) at 18.00hrs.
Psalm 46 & 47; 2 Isaiah 45; John 4:1-42

Please pray for:
Those who are ill:
Steven D, Jason E, Pat L, Phil C, John G, Paul R, Mary R, Tony W Peter H, Skye S-N,
Paul G, Dorothy D, Pamela W, Martin G, Jenny H, Gary A-P.

We give thanks for those in recovery or remission:
Paul L, Chris R, Jackie F, Steve R, Wayne J.

Of your mercy, remember those who have died recently.
Shirley Miller

Years Mind – January
Joan Cotton, Colin Easteal, Lily Forbes, Sarah Ford, Irene Gosling, June Heaton, William Hughes, Gladys May McDermott, Rosalie Kent, Elizabeth ‘Jo’ Molesworth, Jeanne Powell, David Reay, Jean Tiller, Fr. Roland Webb, Mary Woods.

We Pray for, and the people of St. Paul’s (Anglican) Church, Idi-oro, Nigeria

Mass and Intentions this week:
Day.                    Time                                                         Intention.
Sunday                10.00                       Rush Green Gdns, Meadow Wy
Monday                                                        Bell House Rd, Clayton Rd
Tuesday                                                       Wisdons Close, Barton Ave
Wednesday                                         Ebury Court Old People’s Home
Thursday             10.00                                     Leonard Ave, Gorseway
Friday                                                                 Horace Ave, Legon Ave
Saturday                                                      Croxford Way, Strood Way

In all our prayers, let us pray for our Doctors, Nurses and Care Workers.

THE PARISH IS PRAYED FOR EVERYDAY
Prayer requests are most welcome, via Email, Text, or phone call to Fr. Martin.

Feast Days & Memorials this week.
Thursday – S. Hilary

Next Sunday is the Second Sunday of Epiphany
Sung Mass at 10.00 hrs.
Isaiah 62:1-5, Psalm 36:5-10, 1 Corinthians 12:1-11, John 2:1-11

Evening Prayer (BCP) at 18.00hrs.
Psalm 96; Isaiah 49:14-end; John 12:20-end

Finances
The Saturday shop reopened yesterday
The total for 2022 is £ 0.00p
Our Family Purse target for 2022 is £ 23,822.00p
Please do not forget to keep up your regular giving.

Upcoming Events & Meetings…….

Shirley Miller
Shirley’s funeral will take place in Church on Thursday 27th January. The service starts at midday and will be followed by the committal at South Essex Crematorium, at 1.20 pm.

Service Attendance.
Please wear a mask unless you are exempt.
Temperatures will be checked on entry at larger services. Admission may (reluctantly) be declined.
Communion is in one kind only and will be at your seat.
Good ventilation will be maintained, especially at larger services.
ALL Events listed may be subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19

Sunday and Thursday Services are webcast on Zoom.
The link below is active from 09.45 hrs., on those days.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2704001744?pwd=Smh1dW5Pd3RYbGtYZVNxa09rdS8wdz09

Meeting ID: 270 400 1744 Passcode: Church
N.B. If you are joining via Zoom, then
– PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE MUTED DURING THE SERVICE AND REFRAIN FROM EATING AND DRINKING (Except for a glass of water).

Confession – Heard by appointment with Fr. Martin. CCCL Number 141016

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