The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity 17th October 2021

 

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This Sunday 17th of October 2021
The Twentieth Sunday After Trinity


9:00am Holy Communion Chaldon Herring
9:00am Holy Communion Bere Regis
10:45am Harvest Celtic Prayer & Praise 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 Centre
Thursday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live
Friday @ 8:30am Morning Prayer Streamed live

 

Collect for The Twentieth Sunday After Trinity
God, the giver of life,

whose Holy Spirit wells up within your Church:
by the Spirit’s gifts equip us to live the gospel of Christ
and make us eager to do your will,
that we may share with the whole creation
the joys of eternal life;
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 The Twentieth Sunday After Trinity
 

God our Father,whose Son, the light unfailing,

has come from heaven to deliver the world
from the darkness of ignorance:
let these holy mysteries open the eyes of our understanding
that we may know the way of life,
and walk in it without stumbling;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The Readings:     Isa. 53. 4-end or Heb. 5. 1-10

Gospel: Mark 10 35-45

James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him,
‘Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.’ And he said to them,
‘What is it you want me to do for you?’ And they said to him, ‘Grant us to sit, one
at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.’ But Jesus said to them, ‘You
do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or be
baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?’ They replied, ‘We are able.’
Then Jesus said to them, ‘The cup that I drink you will drink; and with the baptism
with which I am baptized, you will be baptized; but to sit at my right hand or at my
left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared.’

When the ten heard this, they began to be angry with James and John. So Jesus
called them and said to them, ‘You know that among the Gentiles those whom
they recognize as their rulers lord it over them, and their great ones are tyrants
over them. But it is not so among you; but whoever wishes to become great
among you must be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you must
be slave of all. For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give
his life a ransom for many.’
 
SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR PRAYERS THIS WEEK
 

 

 
The work of the Church: Pray for The Church in Wales. The work of the church,
especially the Dioceses of Salisbury, also the Mission for Seafarers and our Maintenance
Teams.

This Benefice: We pray for all those who are isolating or not able to join in with
worship at this time. Also all local shops and businesses and especially, public buildings,
memorial and village halls. As well as the residents of Briantspuddle, Egdon Close, Elder
Road, Green Close in Bere Regis; Shirley Close and Sunnyside in West Lulworth; East
Knighton Lane in Winfrith and East Knighton; Sewell Road and Robertson Road in Boving-
ton, Shepherds Close, Spring Street, Station Road in Wool.

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,
Brian Branch, Sarah Shepherd, Daphne Barker, Jo Syrett, Richard Barrett, Lucy, Paul Norris,
Dorothy Snowden, Maureen Colvin, Keith Gibson, Michelle, Elaine, Joyce Catchpole, Danny
Plews.

The families and friends of those who have died in recent days:
David Taylor; Dawn Lane; Phil Robbins; Jennifer Lake; Sheila Pratt; Mike Benjafield; Clyde
Vallance. Also the families and friends of those whose anniversary of death falls at this time.


Couples who are getting married in October: William Slack & Amy Best (Winfrith)

Baptisms: please pray for the parents and Godparents of
Jacob who will be baptised today, the 3rd of October at St Andrew’s &
John and Adam who will be baptized at St. John the Baptist on the 10th of October
NOTICES
Recruitment for House for Duty (Lulworths)
As announced in the churches last Sunday...
We are delighted to announce that the Bishop of Sherborne and Archdeacon of Dorset
have appointed the Revd David Chillman as House for Duty Priest in the West

Purbeck Benefice.
David is currently Priest in Charge at St Philip, Cedar in the Diocese of British Columbia,
Canada. Prior to spending the last seven years in Canada he was Vicar of St Anne’s Bagshot,
of All Soul’s and St Augustine, Halifax and served his curacy in the Winchester

diocese.
David will bring considerable ministerial experience to the benefice, and is looking forward
to arriving here towards the end of the year and being part of a team of clergy and lay

ministers. We anticipate a licensing towards the end of January.
The Bishop and Archdeacon wish to thank all those involved in the appointment process
and continue to pray for all the churches and the completion of the clergy team.


Real Advent Calendarincludes Fairtrade chocolate, Christmas story and activities for
everyday of Advent. We need to get in early as there could be a supply and distribution
problem. We order in bulk, like the Easter Eggs, to save on postage, £4.50 each, please
email orders to the office (
westpurbeckoffice@gmail.com) by 24th October
The Autumn Harvest Flower Festival - will take place at Holy Rood, Wool on
Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of October. Flowers, artwork and crafts will be
displayed. If you would like your work to be part of this Festival please contact Sue
Burroughs in the first instance for further information at sue@whomwah.com.

Teapots - the next meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th October. All meetings take
place in the Small Hall at the D’Urberville Centre from 2pm until 3pm. Please

contact Gren Irwin (01929 462742) or Pauline Matthews (01929 462128) for further
information.


Recruitment for new Incumbent (Wool) West Purbeck Benefice advertising
for 4 weeks started on the 10th of September, closing date 7th October, shortlisting 11th
October, Interviews on 9th November. Prayers please.



Dates for your diary...
Afternoon Tea in Winfrith Village Hall on Sunday 31st October 2021 to raise money
to support the costs of the mandatory bat inspection at St Christopher's. Long Eared
Grey bats - the rarest in the UK - were discovered here during roof repairs. The after-
noon tea is courtesy of Winfrith Community Foods.


Messy Church... In Person! Come to the Light Party at The D’Urberville Hall,
Wool on Sunday 31st of October between 4pm and 6pm. Come dressed up and bring

a picnic (children must be accompanied by an adult)..
Clergy Contact Details
Rev Sandra Williams 01929 792235 revsandrawestpurbeck@outlook.com
Rev Jenny Alidina 01929 551502 jennyalidina@irishollow.co.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