Epiphany 2 Sunday 16th January 2022

 

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Sunday 16th January 2022
Epiphany 2

 

9:00am BCP Holy Communion Wool
9:00am Holy Communion Chaldon Herring
9:00am Holy Communion Bere Regis
10:45am Holy Communion Streamed Live
11:00am Holy Communion Affpuddle

Mid Week Services:

Monday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live
Tuesday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live
Wednesday @10:15am Holy Communion D’Urberville, Wool
Thursday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live
Friday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live

 

Next Sunday 23rd January

Epiphany 3
 

9:00am Holy Communion Affpuddle
10:30am Holy Communion Wool
10:30am Holy Communion Winfrith Newburgh
11:00am Holy Communion Bere Regis

 

Please note the date of Messy Church ‘Love your World!’ (Streamed Live) has changed from the
23rd of January. It will now take place on the 30th of January 2022

Collect for Epiphany 2
 

Almighty God,
in Christ you make all things new:
transform the poverty of our nature by the riches of your grace,
and in the renewal of our lives
make known your heavenly glory;
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

 

Post Communion Prayer for Epiphany 2
 

God of glory,
you nourish us with your Word
who is the bread of life:
fill us with your Holy Spirit
that through us the light of your glory
may shine in all the world.
We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The Readings: Isaiah 62. 1-5 or 1 Cor. 12. 1-11

 

GospelJohn 2. 1-11

On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus
was there. Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the
wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to him, ‘They have no wine.’ And Jesus said
to her, ‘Woman, what concern is that to you and to me? My hour has not yet
come.’ His mother said to the servants, ‘Do whatever he tells you.’ Now standing
there were six stone water-jars for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding
twenty or thirty gallons. Jesus said to them, ‘Fill the jars with water.’ And they filled
them up to the brim. He said to them, ‘Now draw some out, and take it to the
chief steward.’ So they took it. When the steward tasted the water that had
become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had
drawn the water knew), the steward called the bridegroom and said to him,
‘Everyone serves the good wine first, and then the inferior wine after the guests
have become drunk. But you have kept the good wine until now.’ Jesus did this, the
first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee, and revealed his glory; and his disciples believed
in him.

 

SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR PRAYERS THIS WEEK

The work of the Church: Pray for The Church of England. Also the Diocese of
Salisbury, as well as Five Talents and our Teapot Club.

 

This Benefice: We pray for all those who are isolating or not able to join in with
worship at this time. We also pray for the Bere Regis Surgery, the Wellbridge Surgery
and all NHS staff. Also farms across all parts of the Benefice.

We pray for the residents of Sitterton Close and Snatford Bridge in Bere Regis; School
Lane and Shepherd’s Way in West Lulworth; Butts Close, Gibraltar Cottages in

Winfrith and East Knighton; Shirley Close and Sunnyside in West Lulworth;
Dorchester Road and Duck Street in Wool, Duncan Crescent in Bovington, East
Burton Road in East Burton.
 

Those who are ill: especially those suffering from the Coronavirus; we pray too for
Jude, Jean Day, Brian Horn, Jenny, Dot and Mike Palmer-Fry, Beccy and Freya Wright,
Alison, Sarah Shepherd, Daphne Barker, Jo Syrett, Maureen Colvin, Keith Gibson,
Michelle, Elaine, Joyce Catchpole, Danny Plews, Gill Webb, Val Mitchell, Shelley Frost,
Inez, David and Simon Wilkins.

 

The families and friends of those who have died in recent days:
Brendan McGillivray, Allan Baverstock, Rita Flood, Robin Snaith, Monica Peacock, Rev
Robin Ferguson, Victor Anderson, Ray Canaven. Also the families and friends of those
whose anniversary of death falls at this time.

NOTICES
 

For services in Wool....disabled parkingthere are now 3 disabled parking spaces through the
electronic double gate in the Wool School grounds leading to the church,. You will need to display a
blue badge. The pedestrian path at the back of the school that leads to church is wheelchair

friendly. Reminder that the gates are opened 15/20 minutes before a service... all other parking
is in the school staff car park.

The Licensing Service for Revd David Chillman as Associate Priest &
House for Duty in the Lulworth Parish will take place on Wednesday the 2nd

of February 2022 at 7:00 pm in Holy Trinity Church, West Lulworth.
You are very welcome to attend David’s licensing. Please could you let Sue in the
office know if you are coming by emailing westpurbeckoffice@gmail.com. This will

help the caterers, as refreshments will be provided in church after the service.
Where possible, please can we also ask you to share lifts as parking will be at a

premium.


Teapot Club - unfortunately, the Teapot Club meetings have been postponed
indefinitely. They will not restart until the ongoing Covid situation becomes much
clearer. Thank you for your support to date and news will follow in due course.


Wool Holy Rood Service Pattern Just a new year reminder that the new pattern of
services at Wool continues. On the first Sunday of the month there will be no service
in Church - everyone is welcome to attend services at other churches or attend Café
Church at Winfrith, where Rev Jenny will be. The second Sunday will be a 10:30am
Holy Communion and a10:45am online Praise and Prayer; the third Sunday will be 9am
BCP Holy Communion and a 10:45am online Holy Communion; the fourth Sunday will
be a 10:30am Holy Communion.


See Church Services page for  a full list of services across the Benefice for January.  

Please note... Rev Jenny has a new email address it is
revjenny@westpurbeck.org.uk

 

The Office

Tuesday and Wednesday morning from 9am until 12pm and Thursday afternoon from 1.30pm until
4.30pm from the office and from home. Please check in advance by calling 07729484866, if you need
to c
ome in.

 

Clergy Contact Details:

Rev Sandra Williams 01929 792235 revsandrawestpurbeck@outlook.com
Rev Jenny Alidina 01929 551502 revjenny@westpurbeck.org.uk
Canon Keith Hugo 01202 734971 keith.hugo@ntlworld.com

Church Service Contact Details:
 

Holy Rood Church, Wool
Sue Burroughs 01929463803 sue@whomwah.com
Holy Trinity Church, West Lulworth
Paul Simpson 01929 400376 paulnewlands@hotmail.com
St. Andrew Church, East Lulworth
Paul Pinnock 01929 400413 paul.e.pinnock@gmail.com
St. Nicholas, Chaldon Herring
Jeremy Selfe 01305 852138 jeremyselfe@hotmail.com
St. Laurence, Affpuddle
Elizabeth Whatley 01305 848959 mistletoeandhobbs@icloud.com
Mike Menzies 01929 471263 michael.menzies@talk21.com
St. Christopher Church, Winfrith Newburgh Giles Marsh 01929 400259
St. John the Baptist, Bere Regis Sarah Welton 01929 471562