Welcome to the Parishes of St Peter and St Thomas

Services and events for Sunday 21st July 2019

St Peter’s Heversham

9.30 am: Parish Communion at St Peter’s.
               After this Service, Prayer Team members are here to chat with you
               or listen in confidence and will gladly pray with you.
               If you need prayer at any other time, contact Revd Colin.
               You’re welcome to stay for tea or coffee after the Service.

St Thomas’ Milnthorpe 

8.00 am: Holy Communion (BCP).

11.00 am: Morning Praise with Baptism and Sunday School.
                  You’re welcome to stay for tea or coffee after the Service.

6.30 pm: Songs of Praise on Milnthorpe Green.
               With Kirkby Lonsdale Brass Band. 
               A celebration of New Beginnings in our Kent Estuary villages
               with our two new Priests, Revd Bryan Kerr and Revd Andrew Norman.
               Donations to the Children’s Society.
               Everyone welcome, especially visitors.
               Bring your own seat if you can.
               (If the weather is wet, the Service will be held inside St Thomas’.)


This week in our parishes

Friday 19th, 10.00–11.30 am: Coffee morning at St Thomas'

Saturday 20th, 8.00 am: Prayer meeting at St Peter's. Everyone welcome.

Monday 22nd: No Open the Book at Milnthorpe Primary School.
                       (Open the Book will resume in the Autumn Term.)

Tuesday 23rd, 11.30 am: Service for Healing and Wholeness at St Peter’s.

12.30–2.00 pm: Community Drop In at The Old School.
                       Sandwich lunch and optional activities/ table top games.

Thursday 25th, 11.00 am: Pastoral Visitor team meeting at Linda Cooper’s home.

4.00 pm: Parish News at St Thomas’ to bundle and pick up.

Friday 26th, 10.00–10.10 am: Coffee morning at St Thomas'.
                             Closing date for KEY Youth Worker applications (see notice).

Saturday 27th, 8.00 am: Prayer meeting at St Peter's. Everyone welcome.


Next Sunday, 28th July

8.00 am: Holy Communion (BCP) at St Peter’s.
9.30 am: All Age Worship at St Peter’s.
11.00 am: Parish Communion and Sunday School at St Thomas’.


God for All Vision Refresh ~ suggested daily prayers

100 days of prayer for God's Kingdom here in the County of Cumbria.
This week we are asked to include in our prayers:

  • Thursday 18th ~ for local services, postal workers, recycling collectors and street cleaners.
  • Friday 19th ~ for the DDO, Peter Clement and vocation advisers.
  • Saturday 20th ~ for Robert Hannaford and those leading training in the county.
  • Sunday 21st ~ for all exploring vocation
  • Monday 22nd ~ for all those exploring lay vocations in the local church
  • Tuesday 23rd ~ for Annie Garden as Warden of Readers and all those discerning readership
  • Wednesday 24th ~ for Allison Fenton and all those called to be Local Lay Ministers
  • Thursday 25th ~ for our Distinctive Deacons and all exploring their call
  • Friday 26th ~ for all those considering a call for ordained ministry
  • Saturday 27th ~ for all who are being considered for ordination training.

2020+ Vision Refresh ~ themes for suggested daily prayers for the 100 days.
After the 100 days of prayer will be 100 days of listening.


KEY (Kent Estuary Youth Project)

Appointment of Youth Worker

Full time post (some evening and weekend working); job share considered.
Salary circa £22,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

KEY, our local ecumenical youth project, is now able to expand its
professional youth work team with the appointment of a second worker.
They will support the delivery and development of our ongoing youth and
community work within Milnthorpe, Arnside, Levens and the surrounding area.
Applications will only be considered from those who have (or are working towards)
a youth/ community work qualification (or equivalent) or who have
very substantial relevant experience.

For further details and application form, contact Peter Clarke.

Closing date: Friday 26th July.


Milnthorpe Art Exhibition

Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th August.

Val has a good number of volunteers to help with catering and stewarding,
but please speak to her if you would like to offer a little help.


Latest newsletters

Parish News, July.
Diocese of Carlisle, Thursday 4th July.
Churches Together in Cumbria, July
Northern Inter-Schools Christian Union Summer newsletter


Notices for next Sunday

Email a notice to Diane.
Deadline Tuesday, 6.00 pm.