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Pray for Pauline as she prepares for Ordination as Deacon

September 15, 2020

We continue to pray for Pauline as she prepares for Ordination as Deacon at Gloucester Cathedral next Saturday, 19th September.  At last!  Pauline asked me to share her lovely Ember Card – these are a tradition, sent out before ordinations, asking people to pray for the candidate, their family, the priest they will be working and training, and the people of those churches. Please click here to view Pauline’s Ember Card

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Rosemary’s Tip of the Month

September 15, 2020

After Noel’s inspirational sermon on Sunday morning, check out the Greening Tetbury website:  https://www.greeningtetbury.org/  It includes Rosemary Bailey’s Tip of the Month, inviting us to explore the delights of foraging for food, with advice and recipes from the Woodland Trust:  https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/things-to-do/foraging

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Recording of Sunday Worship, 13th September

September 15, 2020

We continue to celebrate the Season of Creation through September, today attending to the call to prayer and action needed to heal our planet and end the injustice of the climate crisis. Our grateful thanks to guest preacher, the Revd. Noel Sharp, the Minister at Christ Church, Tetbury. Click below to view the recording on YouTube:

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Harvest Festival Sunday 20th September

September 11, 2020

Preparing for our Harvest Festival On Sunday 20th September, in our Worship on Zoom, we will celebrate our Harvest Festival, as we continue to mark the Season of Creation. Our Curate, Pauline, will be leading the service with Joe and, as we can’t bring produce into church, you are invited to make your donations differently this year! So please can you … pop into Tesco in Tetbury, or Waitrose in Cirencester … fill a basket with donations for Cirencester Foodbank … and then take a photo and send it to Pauline by Wednesday 16th September please: Urgently needed items are:…

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Support Tetbury Church when you shop online

September 10, 2020

Tetbury Church is now registered with Amazon Smile  🙂 Do you shop online? You can support Tetbury Church at the same time! Remember, always start at smile.amazon.co.uk. Select The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of St. Mary The Virgin And St. Mary Magdalen, Tetbury as your charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) to the eligible charitable organisation of your choice. Thank you!

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News from St Marys’ Church September 2020

September 8, 2020

NEWS FROM ST MARYS’ – SEPTEMBER 2020 Let’s make a fuss of our pets! This summer, we got thinking about how important our pets have been over these past months – keeping us company, keeping us amused … and perhaps keeping us exercised.  That last bit definitely doesn’t apply to me!  My black cat, Sweetpea, moves as little as possible! And because our pets are so important, we wanted to thank God for them and ask for his blessing on them.  So, one 10am Sunday Worship on Zoom became an Animal Service.  People sent in their photos and we had…

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Recording of Sunday Worship, 7th September

September 7, 2020

In worship we start our celebration of the Season of Creation through September. This morning, our focus was God as creator, understanding that as the world belongs to God so we are called to be good stewards of his creation. In our reflection we share pictures sent in of people’s special places in nature. Worship is led by Poppy Hughes Click below to view the recording on YouTube This is the statue of Saint Kyneburga, the co-founder and abbess of the first religious community in the eighth century at what is now Gloucester Cathedral. In her name, there is now…

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Michael’s brain teasers for September 2020

September 5, 2020

Our brainteasers continue, with thanks to Michael Bailey. This month, the answers are things found in the kitchen and kitchen cupboards and drawers, e.g. a pastry cutter or a piece of string. They are not items of food or drink. The solutions will be available in October. If you wish to make a donation to your favourite charity, please do so. Good luck! Please click here for Michael’s brain teasers for September 20

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The answers to Michael’s brain teasers for August 2020

September 5, 2020

Here are the answers to our brain teaser for August. Did you get them all right? Click here for August 20 Composers Answers40920

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Season of Creation

September 4, 2020

  For the first time this year, we will join the Christian family across the world in a month of celebrating the good gift of creation, and committing to prayer and action to protect our common home.  Known as the Season of Creation, this is an opportunity, as the followers of Christ, to focus on our role as caretakers of God’s creation. So, we mark Creation Season over four Sundays: Sunday 6th September – celebrating God’s wonderful creation.  We focus on God as creator, understanding that as the world belongs to God so we are called to be good stewards of…

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