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: Isaiah 60.   1 - 6 Psalm: 72 New Testament Reading: Ephesians 3. 1 - 12 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 2.  1 - 12 Provided by biblegateway.com  For most versions and editions of the Bible - in all major world languages. THIS WEEK’S COLLECT O    God,    who    by    the    leading    of    a    star manifested     your     only     Son     to     the peoples of the earth: mercifully   grant   that   we,   who   know   you now   by   faith,   may   at   last   behold   your glory face to face; 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. 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 . _____________________________________ Service sheet - 7th January ________________________________________ 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. Sundays December 3 & 10 Sunday December 17 Carols will be using the Children’s Society booklet Sunday December 24 Crib service will be using the Benefice booklet Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
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 , Creator   of   the   heavens,   who   led   the Magi   by   a   star   to   worship   the   Christ- child: guide    and    sustain    us,    that    we    may find   our   journey’s   end   in   Jesus   Christ our Lord. Please      offer      prayer      for      the            following topics this week_ 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. A   new   Minister   for   those   of   our churches currently without. 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 - Steve         Eagle;         Elisabeth         Price; Betty          Tarbuck;          Jean          Grove; Len       Hollyhead;       Mary       Chapman; Kim        Jenkins;        Christine        Brettle; Ann Hirons; and Jamie We      continue      to      pray      for      the progressive recovery of  - Carol Hines and Phillip Ash We    pray    for    those    mourning    the death   of   loved   ones,    especially   for the family and friends of  -   David      Balderstone,      Ernest      Davis, John        Webley,        Jessica        Herbert, Barbara       Lees,       Ian       Rowe-Kimp, Howard      Rudge,      Doreen      Waldron, Joan     Devereux,     Audrey     McMichael, George Finch, and David Smith 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 - 2018

January 21st Wendy Pettit & M.U. February 18th Alison Lewis [ALM] March 1th Communion Service April 15th Louise McMichael May 20th Harry Grove June 17th KT/RP (Fathers’ Day) July 15th Rosemarie Buchan August 19th Mission Group September 16th Neill Robb October 21st Harry Grove November 18th Mission / LMc ? December 16th Carol Service
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: Isaiah 60.   1 - 6 Psalm: 72 New Testament Reading: Ephesians 3. 1 - 12 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 2.  1 - 12 Provided by biblegateway.com  For most versions and editions of the Bible - in all major world languages. THIS WEEK’S COLLECT O   God,   who   by   the   leading   of   a   star   manifested   your   only   Son   to   the peoples of the earth: mercifully    grant    that    we,    who    know    you    now    by    faith,    may    at    last behold your glory face to face; 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. 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 . _____________________________________ Service sheet - 7th January ________________________________________ 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. Sundays December 3 & 10 Sunday December 17 Carols will be using the Children’s Society booklet Sunday December 24 Crib service will be using the Benefice booklet Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
THIS WEEK’S INTERCESSIONS We pray , Almighty   God,   purify   our   hearts   and   minds,   that   when   your   Son   Jesus Christ   comes   again   as   judge   and   saviour   we   may   be   ready   to   receive   him, who is our Lord and our God.   Please offer prayer for the following topics this week_ Diocese of Wyoming (USA) , Southwell & Nottingham, Borg (Norway), 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:Clatterbach, Clent Residents and staff of Breach House A new Minister for our churches 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 - Steve Eagle; Elisabeth Price; Betty Tarbuck; Jean Grove; Len Hollyhead; Mary Chapman; Kim Jenkins; Christine Brettle; Ann Hirons; and Jamie We continue to pray for the progressive recovery of  - Carol Hines and Phillip Ash We   pray   for   those   mourning   the   death   of   loved   ones,    especially   for the family and friends of  -   Barbara                             Lees,                             Ian                             Rowe-Kimp, Joseph                            Rudge,                            Doreen                            Waldron, Joan      Devereux,      Audrey      McMichael,      George      Finch,      David      Smith, Doris Lovett, Sarah Meanley, and Mark Harris Lord, in your mercy,   Hear our prayer.