Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. For you died and your life is hidden with Christ in God. Colossians 3.2
We are pleased that you are able to join with us today, as we are here to worship our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. If you are on holiday, we welcome you and ask that you will please take our greetings back to your home church. The service this morning will be taken by Roger Rule, and the service this evening will be taken by Rob Manley. We pray that both the Speakers and hearers will receive a blessing from the Lord. There will be refreshments following the service this morning, and you are invited to stay and have fellowship with others.
Door Stewards today are Tony Hollow this morning and Alan Rose this evening.
Church Cleaning for 8th September is to be by Trish and Maurice Jackson.
Flower distribution today to be by Nancy White.
Monday at 7pm, Prayer Meeting led by Howard Jenkyn.
Friday at 2pm, Ladies Choir Practice.
Services for 8th September, 2019
10.15am Revd. Robert Amess. Lords Table servers to be Barry Stevens and Alan Rose.
6.00pm Revd. Edwin Myers.
Door Steward to be Barry Stevens.
Church Cleaning for 15th September to be by Pat and Peter James.
Flower distribution for 8th September to be by Janice Perkin.
Prayer Meeting leader for 9th September to be Joel Perkin.
Claire continues to go on steadily. Please remember Mary Parsons, Jimmy and Vanessa Barber, Ted and Margaret Allford, Margaret and David Stratton, Vera Care and Leah. Also pray for Rita Phillips, Iris Bidgood, Joshua Peters and Barbara Andrewartha. David Smith is still not at all well, and would be glad of our prayers. Also please pray for others in the town who need our prayers. Pray without ceasing!
In the New Year the churches in the area would like to offer the Schools Association assistance in providing the curriculum requirement of Religious Instruction through ’Open the Book’. For this to happen volunteers are needed.
We wish Maurice a very Happy Birthday for tomorrow (Monday) – when he will reach the grand age of 70!! We trust that he has a very happy day.
Programme for BCC during The September Festival
Monday 16th Cream Tea 2 – 4pm a time to chat and relax.
Wednesday 18th Old St Ives and the Artists who came to Paint. 10am & 2pm.
Thursday 19th A Postcard from St Ives (Craft Workshop). 10am, 1pm and 2 – 4pm.
Saturday 21st Celebrating Harvest in Music with Twin Harmony at 7pm.
Sunday 22nd Harvest Festival 10.15am and 6pm. Speker, the Revd. Edgar Daniel.
Tuesday 24th to Thursday 26th, Photographic Presentation of Local Views (Exhibition) 10.30am – 3.30pm
Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th, at 2:30pm. Poetry readings of local poet, the late Willie James read by his daughter Pat. Willie James was a local St Ives man who loved writing poetry about the people and places in his home town. Come to this unique occasion.
These are the practice dates for the Carol Choir; Practices in Fore Street Sunday School each Sunday afternoon in November. Appointments – Thursday, 5th December St Uny Church at 7pm. Saturday 14th December Fore Street Methodist Church at 7pm. Monday 16th December at 7pm Old Cornwall Society, Junior School.
ADVANCE NOTICE:- Thursday 17th December 2020 St Ives Carols in Truro Cathedral. Please put these dates in your diary.
The Chapel Christmas Dinner for this year will be held at Rosewarne Manor (Connor Downs) on 15th December.
Last Week’s collection amounted to £510. Gift for assessment £110. Rent of the Hall £65. We give praise and thanks to our Heavenly Father that we have been able to decorate the Chapel, refurbish the organ blower and install it in a new box. (an unforeseen expense), meet our assessment in full and continue the work of the Gospel, through the gifts and support of His people.
The assessment for 2019-2020 will be £15927, which equates to £3981.75 per quarter or £1327.25 per month.
Please also remember your stamps for the Slavic Gospel Association.
Thought for the week
The good news is that God cares for us!