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Prayer focus this week

May 13, 2021

Our prayer focus for this week: Tetbury Praying the Town: Clarrie Road and Cookspool For the various sports activities in the area, that people of all ages will find motivation, companionship and shared goals The Parish of Shipton Moyne The Departed and those who mourn their loss, remembering especially beloved Diran Hoonanian, beloved member of our church community at St Marys’ Tetbury. As we remember all those we have loved and see no more, we give thanks for their lives, and pray for God’s comfort for their family and friends. Volunteer transport provision: we thank God for these services, and…

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Recording of Sunday Worship, 9th May

May 10, 2021

Love one another, as I have loved you In our Gospel reading this Sunday, Jesus is speaking to his disciples – to us – calling us to know his love, and then to share that love for others in turn. Worship is led by Poppy and Peter.

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Michael’s brainteasers for May 2021 and the answers for April 2021

May 6, 2021

Join in our monthly quiz … and support Christian Aid Normally, in the month of May our Benefice takes part in several activities to raise funds and awareness for Christian Aid during Christian Aid Week. Because of all the Covid restrictions this year we are unable to carry out our normal fund-raising functions. So, we would urge you to take this opportunity to support Christian Aid in place of the normal donations you make to your own favourite charities. For information on ways to donate, please click here: https://www.christianaid.org.uk/give/ways-to-donate Take part in the quiz! It’s in two parts … first…

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Recording of Sunday Worship, 2nd May

May 3, 2021

Abiding in Christ In our Gospel reading this Sunday, Jesus uses the image of the vine to identify himself as the the source of life for his followers, who are then described as “branches.”  We reflect on what it means to be people who abide in Christ, the “true vine”. Worship is led by Poppy and Ian.

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Prayer focus this week

April 30, 2021

Our prayer focus for this week: Tetbury Praying the Town: Cirencester Road and Hardie Close For new mothers, that they may feel supported and be able to meet with other mothers with young babies for mutual companionship and support The Parish of Long Newnton The Departed and those who mourn their loss, remembering especially Shaun Scotford and Mike Sparrowhawk.  We give thanks for their lives, and pray for God’s comfort for their family and friends. The food bank: we thank God for this facility, for the volunteers who serve there and those who contribute. May all who need help be able…

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Recording of Sunday Worship, 25th April

April 26, 2021

Good Shepherd Sunday Psalm 23 lies at the heart of our worship this morning, and the promise of Jesus as Good Shepherd.  In these difficult times, most of us feel abandoned and perhaps lost at times.  In his promise, we know our Lord Jesus as the Shepherd who will seek us us out, comfort and restore us, and walk with us as our guide. Worship is led by Liz and Poppy

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Prayer focus this week

April 23, 2021

Our prayer focus for this week: Tetbury Praying the Town: Church Street and Market Place For the Dolphins Hall: may there be full cooperation to redevelop this for community use, especially for the young people of Tetbury who need ongoing support after the impact of the Covid restrictions on their lives and education The Gloucester Diocese The Departed and those who mourn their loss.  We give thanks for their lives, and pray for God’s comfort for their family and friends. Our local library, that it will soon be able to function normally again and resume the community activities held there.…

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Church clock

April 22, 2021

After a year of waiting while parts were repaired we have a working clock at the church. It may run a little slow for a couple of days while John calibrates the pendulum, but hopefully everything is now in order. Enjoy the return of the “old 113th” every 3 hours during the day  

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Recording of Sunday Worship, 18th April

April 19, 2021

We continue to reflect on the appearances of our Risen Lord.  In Luke’s account, we hear how Jesus comes among his disciples, understanding their fear and doubts, giving them his assurance, and inviting them to know his peace and the joy of the Resurrection. Worship is led by Sarah and Pauline 

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Michael’s brainteasers for April 2021 and the answers for March 2021

April 13, 2021

Monthly Brain Teaser! Test your wits each month with questions set by our own Quiz Master, Michael Bailey. This month all the answers are book titles. If you wish to make a donation to your favourite charity, please do so. Good luck! Please click here for March 21 Quiz Answers Please click here for April 21 Quiz Book Titles

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