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: Ezekiel 18.   1 - 4,  25 - 32 Psalm: 25 New Testament Reading: Philippians 2.  1 - 13 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 21.  23  -  32 Provided by biblegateway.com  For most versions and editions of the Bible - in all major world languages. THIS WEEK’S COLLECT O   Lord,   we   beseech   you   mercifully   to hear    the    prayers    of    your    people    who call upon you; and   grant   that   they   may   both   perceive and   know   what   things   they   ought   to   do, and    also    may    have    grace    and    power faithfully to fulfil them; 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 . _____________________________________ Download     the     Benefice     weekly ‘Update’ news-sheet PART ONE PART TWO ________________________________________ 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. Harvest Festival
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 , Lord     of     creation,     whose     glory     is around   and   within   us:   open   our   eyes to   your   wonders,   that   we   may   serve you    with    reverence    and    know    your peace   at   our   lives’   end,   through   Jesus Christ our Lord.   Please      offer      prayer      for      the            following topics this week_ Diocese             of             Southern Philippines, Swansea      &      Brecon      (Wales), Leicester, 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       Vine Lane, Clent. The Women’s Institute The   Three   Roses   Home   at   Clent 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 - Betty          Tarbuck;          Jean          Grove; Len       Hollyhead;       Mary       Chapman; Freser         Nesbitt;         Kim         Jenkins; Christine     Brettle;     Ann     Hirons;     and Jamie We      continue      to      pray      for      the progressive recovery of  - Len      Hollyhead,      Carol      Hines      and Phillip Ash We give thanks for  - the   success   of   the   treatment   of   Jess Harris    and    her    imminent    return    to University We    pray    for    those    mourning    the death   of   loved   ones,    especially   for the family and friends of  -   Horace        Ward,        Dorothy        (Joan) Ledington, John Painter, Winifred      Barber,      Janet      Richards, Margaret      Church,      Joy      Longmore, Wendy Packwood. 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  19th November  Anne Harris 17th December  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: Ezekiel 18.   1 - 4,  25 - 32 Psalm: 25 New Testament Reading: Philippians 2.  1 - 13 The Gospel Reading: Matthew 21.  23  -  32 Provided by biblegateway.com  For most versions and editions of the Bible - in all major world languages. THIS WEEK’S COLLECT O   Lord,   we   beseech   you   mercifully   to   hear   the   prayers   of   your   people who call upon you; and   grant   that   they   may   both   perceive   and   know   what   things   they ought   to   do,   and   also   may   have   grace   and   power   faithfully   to   fulfil them; 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 . _____________________________________ Download the Benefice weekly ‘Update’ news-sheet PART ONE PART TWO ________________________________________ 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. Harvest Festival
THIS WEEK’S INTERCESSIONS We pray , Merciful   God,   your   Son   came   to   save   us   and   bore   our   sins   on   the   cross: may    we    trust    in    your    mercy    and    know    your    love,    rejoicing    in    the righteousness that is ours through Jesus Christ our Lord.   Please offer prayer for the following topics this week_ Diocese of Sodor & Man, Tuam, Killala & Achonry (Ireland), Bath & Wells, 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 Summerfield Road, Clent; Local   Councillors   and   our   MP,   and   our   community   policemen   and women. 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 - Betty Tarbuck; Jean Grove; Mary Chapman; Freser Nesbitt; Freda Baker; David Hadley;  Kim Jenkins; Christine Brettle; Ann Hirons; and Jamie We continue to pray for  the progressive recovery of Len Hollyhead, Carol Hines and Phillip Ash We   give   thanks   for    the   success   of   the   treatment   of   Jess   Harris   and   her imminent return to University We   pray   for   those   mourning   the   death   of   loved   ones   especially   for the family and friends of   Alfred    Painter,    Winifred    Barber,    Janet    Richards,    Margaret    Church, Joy Longmore, Wendy Packwood, Margaret Gomme and Dennis Brettle. Lord, in your mercy,   Hear our prayer.