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Sunday 5th March 2017

This Sunday

Our Services this Sunday are:
8.00am Holy Communion
Reading by Michael Benison
10.00am 4Everyone
Led by 4Everyone Team

Readings:
Genesis 2:15-17 and
Matthew 4:1-11

COLLECTION: CONQUEST CENTRE – RIDING FOR THE DISABLED
Conquest Centre is a leading Somerset charity dedicated to providing a range of
equine activities for adults and children with a wide range of abilities.
They offer coaching for disabled and able-bodied clients. All
activities are delivered by qualified instructors with specialist
expertise in working with people with disabilities, behavioural
difficulties and emotional problems, and are supported by a team of
specially trained volunteers.


Diary for the Week

Tues 7th March 10.00am Holy Communion at St Georges
Tues 7th March 2.15pm Mothers Union in Dunning Room
Wed 8th March 9.45am Praise and Play
Sat 11th March 12.15pm Soup Lunch
Sun 12th March 8.00am Holy Communion
Sun 12th March 10.00am Worship with Communion followed by Consecration of new area for Interments in the Churchyard
Sun 12th March 6.30pm 4Everyone Planning Meeting


Next Sunday

NEXT WEEK AT ST GEORGE’S WILTON
SUNDAY 12th MARCH 2017
8.00am Holy Communion
10.00am Worship with Communion followed by the Consecration of our new area for Interments by Bishop George CassidyReadings: Romans 4: 1-5, 13-17 and John 3:1-17
COLLECTION: US (formerly known as USPG)


New Notices

FROM ME TO YOU
This next Soup Saturday ON Saturday 11th March will be the
last one of the season that will aim to raise money for St George’s (never fear- soups are on in April but the proceeds will be going to Christian Aid).
We are making this last fundraiser a FROM ME TO YOU BRING AND BUY.
The idea is to bring along something that you would ideally give as a gift to someone – maybe it’s actually a gift someone has recently bought you without knowing you already had one!- and then you buy a gift that maybe someone else has brought in.
As we are hoping for things that are in a new condition, it does mean that this isn’t one of those opportunities to clear out the loft but more, if you have something in your home that
you would love for someone else to appreciate and enjoy, then bring it in
to give.
It would be wonderful if as many of you could come along and support
this. Our Hall could really help with the Church income if we can make sure its a place where people would like to hire with great facilities and nice surroundings so do have a look and see if there is a gift you can passon as well as enjoy a delicious soup!

EASTER LILIES
It is that time of the year when we start thinking ahead to
Easter. At St George’s we like to have is our spectacular display of Easter Lilies. There should be a list for you to sign in the porch if you would like to contribute an
Easter Lily to be displayed in memory of someone special for a small donation of £3.00. This is a wonderful way to remember those who are no longer with us, with their name
beautifully inscribed at the front of the display.
The cut off date isWednesday 5th April in order to get the buds in bloom. Payments for the lilies can either be made to them or in the Church Office.
Sue Stenhouse, Sheena Page

GARDENING IN THE CHURCHYARD
This year the churchyard gardening sessions will
take place on the 3RD Saturday Morning of Each Month, March – October.
If you’d like to help, we meet in the churchyard (unless it’s pouring with rain!) between 9.30am – 12.30pm on these days. The main tasks are weeding, removing brambles from &
trimming hedges, edging, sweeping &raking. We have a few churchyard tools, but many helpers like to bring and use their own. It‘s also very helpful if you can bring a few garden sacks or are able to take a carload to the tip. Don’t forget your gloves – there are lots of brambles! Come for part of or all of the session. Please bring your own drinks – snacks will be provided!
FIRST SESSION: SATURDAY 18th March 9.30 – 12.30pm
Jane Joyce

EASTER AT ST  GEORGE’S
Although not until midApril, we thought we should let you know that we have some wonderful services and events organised here at St George’s.
We will let you know more details very soon but thought that you could put some dates in your diaries.
Sunday 9th April
Palm Sunday Service
Monday 10th-Wed 12th April
Holy Week Meditations at 6.30pm
Tuesday 11th April
A Christian Passover Meal
Thursday 13th April
Maundy Thursday Service
Good Friday
Bishop Ruth leading our 3 hour meditation
Sunday 16th April
Easter Sunday Services

RISEN
Showing at a Church near you…ST GEORGE’S!!
Tuesday 28th March
Time to be confirmed
Follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with
solving the mystery of what happened to Yahshua in the weeks
following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem
.As part of our season of lent and our preparation for Easter Sunday, we thought we would have a showing of this film. Bring a cushion, bring your snacks and watch this film
together.
Do let the Church Office know if you would like to come!

A PRAYER
Dear Lord
We lift up our dear friends who have left us here on this
earth Lord but are now resting in your loving arms.
We particularly remember Peter Reeves (late husband of
Barbara), Russell Petty and Jean Underwood
(late wife of Brian). Lord, you are the Father of compassion and
the Source of every comfort, asking You to touch them with
Your unfailing love and kindness.
Be their God who comforts them as they remember their loved
ones, today and always.
Amen

Sundays

0800Traditional Communion


1000Communion with a mixture of traditional & contemporary worship


09501st Sunday of the month
Young People's meeting in Hall or Church - for those aged 4 - 14 year.


1600 Evening Worship in church or residential homes – see weekly Newsboard


Tuesday

1000Holy Communion at church


14303rd Tuesday
Holy Communion at Mountbatten Nursing Home


Wednesday

14302nd Wednesday
Holy Communion at Churchill Way Hall


15004th Wednesday
Holy Communion at Elizabeth House.


Thursday

11002nd Thursday
Holy Communion at St George's Residential Home