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The Week Ahead

THE CHURCH WILL BE OPEN FOR PRAYER
from Monday 22nd June

Faith & Practice

Time for God

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The Gift of Time

How many times do we feel that we don't have enough time — we are too busy? Or, that after a busy time, that time stretches in front of us and we don't know what to do with it?

Managing time, living comfortably within the 168 hours of a week, is for many of us, one of the most fraught underlying challenges we face.

The starting point is a shift of viewpoint — a reminder:

     All the time we have is God's gift
God gives us time to come to know God

We don't earn time, or justify ourselves by our use of it. We just have to receive it in the knowledge that we are God's creatures. God doesn't ask us to live as we can do more than will fit into 168 hours a week. God just asks us to make choices in the way we use our time that deepen our relationship with God.

The Church is the community of people that help one another in making those choices, sharing activities and company that remind us of the holiness of our time:

   PRAYER, WORSHIP and SEEKING
and SERVING THE KINGDOM OF GOD

You might find it helpful to download and print the following:

"Personal Time Audit"

"Match Your Time and Talents with Church Activity"

"Life at St Michael & All Angels"

Today's Prayers

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

From the Church of England web site
© The Archbishops' Council

News

BABY & TODDLER

CANCELLED
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STATIONS OF THE CROSS IN LENT

CANCELLED
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SAFARI SUPPER

POSTPONED
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COVID-19 & STM&AA’S PASTORAL RESPONSE

We are putting into place a continuity plan which aims to offer mission and ministry throughout the crisis period.
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THE CAT GROUP

A fellowship group, supporting one another in the faith.
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THE MINISTRY OF HEALING AT ST MICHAEL’S

This ministry will cease during the Coronavirus period.
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GLUTEN-FREE COMMUNION WAFERS AVAILABLE

Please indicate to one of the clergy or a member of the welcome team before the service if you would prefer a gluten-free communion wafer.
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MONTHLY FOODBANK COLLECTION

This is an all-the-year-round collection which is blessed each month at the All Age Eucharist before it is taken to the Community Emergency Foodbank.
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SILVER ECO AWARD RECEIVED

The Eco Team have confirmed our silver award from A Rocha.
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