Friday, 9 December 2016

January 2017 News & Notes

New worship & prayer opportunities begin:
 • from Sun 8 Jan at St Andrew
10.00am Cafe Church will be complemented by an All Age Communion, and Learning Church. Traditional Matins and Holy Communion will move to 11.15am, and the two times linked by shared refreshments from 10.45 - 11.15am.
 • from Mon 9 Jan at St Osmund
9.30am monthly Morning Prayer in Church, normally led by Brian Ellis.
 • from Wed 11 Jan at Holy Trinity, Bincombe
7.30pm monthly Evening Prayer, normally led by Philip Elliott.
 • from Wed 25 Jan at St Nicholas, Buckland Ripers
7.30pm monthly Evening Prayer, normally led by Philip Elliott.

Sun 15 Jan, Alpha course begins 10.00am in Church Rooms, Preston. This is part of Learning Church, and the course works well for those who know little about Christianity, but also for regular Church members wishing to refresh their understanding.

Sun 15 Jan, Messy Church flies into action 3.30pm in Church Rooms, Preston. These session involve adults and children working together, and sharing a meal.

Tue 17 Jan, Tom Coopey is licensed at St John, Greenhill by Bishop Karen Gorham as Team Vicar. All welcome to celebrate his return to Weymouth, having been a youth worker in the Radipole & Melcombe Regis Team abour eight years ago.

We welcome Shannon McDonald on her journey of faith. The clan, supplemented by friends, enjoyed a happy occasion at her baptism. They posed outside afterwards to record the latest babe to use the 150 year old christening gown.