St. Leonard, Clent ©  Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God.  (Isaiah 40. v.28)

Communion

Revd.       Richard       Newton        is       now         responsible    for    the    care    of    our    rural community; assisted     by     our     two     Lay-Readers     - Pauline     Jones      &      Kim     Topham      - and     our     ALMs     Rose     Padmore     and Alison Lewis . THIS WEEK’S BIBLE READINGS AUDIO READINGS read by David Suchet: 1st Reading: Genesis 25. 19 - 34 Psalm: 119. New Testament Reading: Romans 8.  1 - 11 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 13.  1  -  23 Provided by biblegateway.com  For most versions and editions of the Bible - in all major world languages. THIS WEEK’S COLLECT Almighty   and   everlasting   God,   by   whose Spirit   the   whole   body   of   the   Church   is governed and sanctified: hear   our   prayer   which   we   offer   for   all your     faithful     people,     that     in     their vocation   and   ministry   they   may   serve you   in   holiness   and   truth   to   the   glory   of your name; through    our    Lord    and    Saviour    Jesus Christ,   who   is   alive   and   reigns   with   you, in   the   unity   of   the   Holy   Spirit,   one   God, now and for ever. Lord, in your mercy,   Hear our prayer.

Other Services

The    First    Sunday    of    the    Month    is “Worship-4-All”  - our family service. There    is    a    carpeted    creche    with books   and   toys   at   the   rear   of   the church.     We     love     the     sound     of children. Hymns   are   chosen   from   the   hymn- book      ‘New      Hymns      &      Worship Songs’.  Our     Junior     Choir     “In-Joy”     often participate. 10:00 am start. The   Third   Sunday   service   is   led   by one    of    ourselves,    on    a    theme    of personal interest. 10:00 am . _____________________________________ Download     the     Benefice     weekly ‘Update’ news-sheet ________________________________________ Download the Choir Notes: The hymns_ ‘Sunday Comment’ about some theme of the service_ The Voluntaries_ Some background to the composer_ … all you need to know.
Services

Mid-week Communion

A   spoken   service   of   Communion   is held     at     11:15am      on     Wednesday mornings   on   the   First,   Second   and Fourth weeks of the month. The   Third   week   service   transfers   to St. Mark’s, Fairfield. THIS WEEK’S INTERCESSIONS We pray , Almighty   God,   send   down   upon   your Church   the   riches   of   your   Spirit,   and kindle   in   all   who   minister   the   gospel your   countless   gifts   of   grace;   through Jesus Christ our Lord.   Please      offer      prayer      for      the            following topics this week_ Diocese of Newcastle, Moere         (Molde)         (Norway),           Ontario (Canada) and      all      their      Archbishops, Bishops and clergy. Justin our Archbishop, John our Bishop, Graham   the   Bishop   of   Dudley, for      Nikki      our      Archdeacon, Andrew   our   Rural   Dean,   for   the Clergy,       Readers       and       Lay- minsters     of     the     Stourbridge Deanery,    our    ALM    Team    and visiting      Clergy,      our      Musical Directors,         Organists         and Choirs,   and   our   Administrators Christine & Chrissy. The     homes     and     families     of Hill Lane, Clent. Those newly ordained Members   of   our   visiting   groups We     pray     for     those     suffering     in body,   mind   or   spirit ;   may   they   know your     presence     alongside     them     in their time of need. Locally     we     ask     for     healing     and strength for - Heather      Carter;      Alan      McMichael; Mary         Chapman;         Carol         Hine; Freser       Nesbitt;       Sue       Carpenter; Wendy    Packwood;    John    Partington; Freda         Baker;         David         Hadley; Kim         Jenkins;         Len         Hollyhead; Christine        Brettle;        Ann        Hirons; Jess Harris, Jamie, and Phillip Ash We    pray,    for    those    mourning    the death    of    loved    ones     especially    for the family and friends of _ Marina      Reeves,      Mollie      Downing, Raymond Rutter, and George Jones Lord, in your mercy,   Hear our prayer.
God   our   creator,   you   feed   your   children with   the   true   manna,   the   living   bread from heaven: let    the    holy    food    of    our    communion services   sustain   us   through   our   earthly pilgrimage   until   we   come   to   that   place where hunger and thirst are no more; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Third Sunday Service Leaders - 2017

15th January      Wendy Pettit 19th February    Alison Lewis 19th March      Anne Lockett 23rd April      Neill Robb 21st May      Harry Grove 18th June      Kim Topham/       (Fathers’ Day) Rose Padmore 16th July      Rosemarie Buchan      (Summer lunch service) 20th August      Mission Group 17th September Louise McMichael/HG 15th October       Neill Robb       (Pets’ Service) 19th November  Anne Harris 17th December  Carol Service
Sunday 6th August Sunday 13th
St. Leonardís
© John 14:6   I am the way, the truth, and the life.

Communion

Revd.   Richard   Newton    is   now      responsible   for   the   care   of   our   rural community; assisted   by   our   two   Lay-Readers   -   Pauline   Jones    &    Kim   Topham    - and our ALMs Rose Padmore and Alison Lewis . THIS WEEK’S BIBLE READINGS AUDIO READINGS read by David Suchet: 1st Reading: Genesis 25. 19 - 34 Psalm: 119. New Testament Reading: Romans 8.  1 - 11 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 13.  1  -  23 Provided by biblegateway.com  For most versions and editions of the Bible - in all major world languages. THIS WEEK’S COLLECT Almighty   and   everlasting   God,   by   whose   Spirit   the   whole   body   of   the Church is governed and sanctified: hear   our   prayer   which   we   offer   for   all   your   faithful   people,   that   in   their vocation   and   ministry   they   may   serve   you   in   holiness   and   truth   to   the glory of your name; through   our   Lord   and   Saviour   Jesus   Christ,   who   is   alive   and   reigns   with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Lord, in your mercy,   Hear our prayer.
Services
Holy Communion 9:30 am on the Second and Fourth Sundays in the month. Hymns are chosen from ‘A&M (NS)’ There is a robed adult choir. After services there is tea / coffee and fellowship.

Other Services

The First Sunday of the Month is “Worship-4-All”  - our family service. There   is   a   carpeted   creche   with   books   and   toys   at   the   rear   of   the   church. We love the sound of children. Hymns   are   chosen   from   the   hymn-book   ‘New   Hymns   &   Worship   Songs’.     Our Junior Choir “In-Joy” often participate. 10:00 am start. The    Third    Sunday    service    is    led    by    one    of    ourselves,    on    a    theme    of personal interest. 10:00 am . _____________________________________ Download the Benefice weekly ‘Update’ news-sheet ________________________________________ Download the Choir Notes: The hymns_ ‘Sunday Comment’ about some theme of the service_ The Voluntaries_ Some background to the composer_ … all you need to know.
THIS WEEK’S INTERCESSIONS We pray , God   our   saviour,   look   on   this   wounded   world   in   pity   and   in   power;   hold us   fast   to   your   promises   of   peace   won   for   us   by   your   Son,   our   Saviour Jesus Christ. Please offer prayer for the following topics this week_ Diocese of Newcastle, Moere (Molde) (Norway),  Ontario (Canada) and all their Archbishops, Bishops and clergy. Justin our Archbishop, John our Bishop, Graham the Bishop of Dudley, for Nikki our Archdeacon, Andrew our Rural Dean, for    the    Clergy,    Readers    and    Lay-minsters    of    the    Stourbridge Deanery, our   ALM   Team   and   visiting   Clergy,   our   Musical   Directors,   Organists and Choirs, and our Administrators Christine & Chrissy. The homes and families of Hill Lane, Clent. Those newly ordained Members of our visiting groups We   pray   for   those   suffering   in   body,   mind   or   spirit ;   may   they   know your presence alongside them in their timof need. Locally we ask for healing and strength for - Heather      Carter;      Alan      McMichael;      Mary      Chapman;      Carol      Hine; Freser     Nesbitt;     Sue     Carpenter;     Wendy     Packwood;     John     Partington; Freda       Baker;       David       Hadley;       Kim       Jenkins;       Len       Hollyhead; Christine Brettle; Ann Hirons; Jess Harris, Jamie, and Phillip Ash We   pray,   for   those   mourning   the   death   of   loved   ones    especially   for the family and friends of _ Marina Reeves, Mollie Downing, Raymond Rutter, and George Jones. Lord, in your mercy,   Hear our prayer.
Sunday 2nd July Sunday 9th July Sunday 16th July Sunday 23rd July Sunday 30th  -  Service at Blakedown Sunday 6th August Sunday 13th