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Dear Friends


Please find below the Benefice Services for the next 2 Sundays.


SUNDAY 7th November - 3rd SUNDAY BEFORE ADVENT

(See below for more information about Extended Communion)


WEM

08:00 - Holy Eucharist from the Reserved Sacrament

09:45 - Holy Eucharist  


WESTON

09:30 - Holy Eucharist


LEE

11:15 - Extended Communion from the Reserved Sacrament


SUNDAY 14th November - REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

(See below for more information about Extended Communion)


WEM

08:00 - Extended Communion from the Reserved Sacrament

09:30 - Holy Eucharist

10:45 - Civic Remembrance Service at the War Memorial.  (Road closures for this event can be seen here)


WESTON

10:45 - Morning Prayer with Act of Remembrance


Extended Communion with the Reserved Sacrament is intended as a means of facilitating regular reception of Holy Communion. In this service the Reserved Sacrament (previously consecrated by a Priest) is distributed by suitably trained lay people with the approval of the Area and Diocesan Bishops. Extended Communion indicates that the lay person “extends” the Communion, celebrated within the Benefice by our Priests, across the whole Benefice.



The liturgy for Communion by Extension can be found here.


If you wish for further information, please find attached ‘Guidelines on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament’ and ‘Ad Clerum on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament


Please find attached the ReadingsHomily and 'Live the Word' for this Sunday (courtesy of Redemptorist Publications). Also find attached our Local Prayer Diary with thanks to Sue McLeod for preparing this.   The Diocesan Prayer Diary is currently not available on the Lichfield Web Site. However, you can click here to visit the Diocesan Prayer diary Index Page.


For on-line services please visit Lichfield Cathedral and/or the Church of England web sites.  


ON THE BBC THIS SUNDAY


BBC Radio 4:

08:10 - Sunday Worship – A Service for COP26


BBC1:

13:15 - Songs of Praise – God’s Planet


BBC Radio 3:

15:00 - Choral Evensong – Merton College, Oxford


THURSDAY 11th NOVEMBER


10:55 Armistice Service at the War Memorial


SATURDAY 13th NOVEMBER


09:00 - 11:00 - CHURCHYARD TIDY UP - Volunteers please come to help tidy the churchyard prior to Remembrance Sunday.


On Monday each week at 4:15pm there is a Zoom Prayer Meeting. You are welcome to join this group. Please contact Sue McLeod via eMail at: susandmcleod@btinternet.com for an invitation.










Sybil Farmer

PCC Lay Chair

SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Wem


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Dear Friends


Please find below the Benefice Services for the next 2 Sundays.


SUNDAY 14th November - REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

(See below for more information about Extended Communion)


WEM

08:00 - Extended Communion from the Reserved Sacrament

09:30 - Holy Eucharist

10:45 - Civic Remembrance Service at the War Memorial (Details of Road closures in Wem can be found here)


WESTON

10:45 - Morning Prayer with Act of Remembrance


 

SUNDAY 21st November - 1st SUNDAY BEFORE ADVENT


WEM

08:00 - Holy Eucharist   

09:45 - Holy Eucharist  


WESTON

09:30 - Morning Prayer


LEE

11:15 - Holy Eucharist


Extended Communion with the Reserved Sacrament is intended as a means of facilitating regular reception of Holy Communion. In this service the Reserved Sacrament (previously consecrated by a Priest) is distributed by suitably trained lay people with the approval of the Area and Diocesan Bishops. Extended Communion indicates that the lay person “extends” the Communion, celebrated within the Benefice by our Priests, across the whole Benefice.


The liturgy for Communion by Extension can be found here.


If you wish further information, please find attached ‘Guidelines on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament’ and ‘Ad Clerum on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament


Also please find attached the ReadingsHomily and 'Live the Word' for this Sunday (courtesy of Redemptorist Publications). Also find attached our Local Prayer Diary with thanks to Sue McLeod for preparing this. The Diocesan prayer diary, when available can be found here.


For on-line services please visit Lichfield Cathedral and/or the Church of England web sites.


ON THE BBC THIS SUNDAY


BBC Radio 4:

08:10 - Sunday Worship – Remembering Well


BBC1:

13:15 - Songs of Praise – Remembrance Sunday at Imperial war Museum North


BBC Radio 3:

15:00 Choral Evensong – Selwyn College, Cambridge


On Monday each week at 4:15pm there is a Zoom Prayer Meeting. You are welcome to join this group. Please contact Sue McLeod via eMail at: susandmcleod@btinternet.com for an invitation.


WEDNESDAY 17th NOVEMBER


10:00 - Bible Study


The First Letter to Peter led by Celia Camplin at the home of Kath Trevor (51 Eckford Park, Wem)

All Welcome. Further details from Olive Kenward 01939 234774


SATURDAY 20th November


10:30 - 12:00 Autumn Fayre at Brockhurst Farm


Please support this fundraising event for St Peter’s Church Funds.

Phoebe Ashton has kindly agreed to a stall for my homemade jams, chutneys and marmalade with profits shared between Lee and Wem.


SATURDAY 27th November


11:30- 14:00  CATCH-UP LUNCH in the Church Hall










Sybil Farmer

PCC Lay Chair

SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Wem


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Dear Friends


Please find below the Benefice Services for the next 2 Sundays.


SUNDAY 21st November - 1st SUNDAY BEFORE ADVENT


WEM

08:00 - Holy Eucharist   

09:45 - Holy Eucharist  


WESTON

09:30 - Morning Prayer


LEE

11:15 - Holy Eucharist  


SUNDAY 28th November - ADVENT SUNDAY

(See below for more information about Extended Communion)


WEM

08:00 - Holy Eucharist   

09:45 - Holy Eucharist  


WESTON

11:00 - Holy Eucharist


LEE

11:15 - Extended Communion from the Reserved Sacrament


Extended Communion with the Reserved Sacrament is intended as a means of facilitating regular reception of Holy Communion. In this service the Reserved Sacrament (previously consecrated by a Priest) is distributed by suitably trained lay people with the approval of the Area and Diocesan Bishops. Extended Communion indicates that the lay person “extends” the Communion, celebrated within the Benefice by our Priests, across the whole Benefice.


The liturgy for Communion by Extension can be found here.


If you wish for further information, please find attached ‘Guidelines on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament’ and ‘Ad Clerum on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament


Please find attached the ReadingsHomily and 'Live the Word' for this Sunday (courtesy of Redemptorist Publications). Also find attached our Local Prayer Diary with thanks to Sue McLeod for preparing this. The Diocesan prayer diary, when available can be found here.   Please read the Deanery Shaping for Mission newsheet from Adam Clayton (Rural Dean)


For on-line services please visit Lichfield Cathedral and/or the Church of England web sites.


ON THE BBC THIS SUNDAY


BBC Radio 4:

08:10 - Sunday Worship – Hope in the Winter Garden


BBC1:

13:15 - Songs of Praise – Young Chorister of the Year - Girls Semi-Final


BBC Radio 3:

15:00 Choral Evensong – Keble College, Oxford


Welcome back to Mike Cotterell from the Rooted in Jesus teaching conference held in Sudan.


On Monday each week at 4:15pm there is a Zoom Prayer Meeting. You are welcome to join this group. Please contact Sue McLeod via eMail at: susandmcleod@btinternet.com for an invitation.


SATURDAY 27th NOVEMBER


11:30- 14:00  CATCH-UP LUNCH in the Church Hall

Sybil’s Jams, Chutneys and Marmalades will be on sale.


As Advent approaches, please read about the diocesan focus on Generous Hope at the Heart of Christmas.










Sybil Farmer

PCC Lay Chair

SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Wem


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Dear Friends


Please find below the Benefice Services for the next 2 Sundays.


SUNDAY 28th November - ADVENT SUNDAY

(See below for more information about Extended Communion)


WEM

08:00 - Holy Eucharist   

09:45 - Holy Eucharist  


WESTON

11:00 - Holy Eucharist


LEE

11:15 - Extended Communion from the Reserved Sacrament


SUNDAY 5th December 2nd SUNDAY OF ADVENT

(See below for more information about Extended Communion)


WEM

08:00 - Holy Eucharist   

09:45 - Holy Eucharist  


WESTON

09:30 - Holy  Eucharist


LEE

11:15 - Extended Communion from the Reserved Sacrament



Extended Communion with the Reserved Sacrament is intended as a means of facilitating regular reception of Holy Communion. In this service the Reserved Sacrament (previously consecrated by a Priest) is distributed by suitably trained lay people with the approval of the Area and Diocesan Bishops. Extended Communion indicates that the lay person “extends” the Communion, celebrated within the Benefice by our Priests, across the whole Benefice.

The liturgy for Communion by Extension can be found here.


If you wish for further information, please find attached ‘Guidelines on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament’ and ‘Ad Clerum on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament


Please find attached the ReadingsHomily and 'Live the Word' for this Sun (courtesy of Redemptorist Publications). Also find attached our Local Prayer Diary with thanks to Sue McLeod for preparing this. The Diocesan prayer diary, when available can be found here.   Please read the Deanery Shaping for Mission newsletter from Adam Clayton (Rural Dean). You may wish to view the You Tube videos mentioned in this newssheet.

 

1. Our Findings and 2. The Vision


For on-line services please visit Lichfield Cathedral and/or the Church of England web sites.


ON THE BBC THIS SUNDAY


BBC Radio 4:

08:10 - Sunday Worship


BBC1:

13:15 - Songs of Praise – Young Chorister of the Year - Boys Semi-Final


BBC Radio 3:

15:00 Choral Evensong – A Service for Advent with Carols


On Monday each week at 4:15pm there is a Zoom Prayer Meeting. You are welcome to join this group. Please contact Sue McLeod via eMail at: susandmcleod@btinternet.com for an invitation.


In Advent, please read about the diocesan focus on Generous Hope at the Heart of Christmas


On Friday 3rd December, there will be late night shopping in Wem, the Christmas Lights will be switched on and Cathy Dibben (Our Lay Reader Emeritus) will ask for Our Lord’s Blessing on the Town.


As we prepare the Parish Profile, needed for the process of appointing a new Rector of Wem, we would like to gather information from you as our Church Community and so ask you to complete this questionnaire.   Please return to wemparishchurch@outlook.com  by 5th December noting that your anonymity will be maintained or drop a printed copy into the box at the back of the Church Monday, Friday or next Sunday 5th December.












Sybil Farmer

PCC Lay Chair

SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Wem


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Dear Friends


Please find below the Benefice Services for the next 2 Sundays.

 

SUNDAY 5th December - 2nd SUNDAY OF ADVENT


WEM

08:00 - Holy Eucharist   

09:45 - Holy Eucharist  


WESTON

09:30 - Holy  Eucharist


LEE

11:15 - Extended Communion from the Reserved Sacrament


SUNDAY 12th  DECEMBER 3rd SUNDAY OF ADVENT


WEM

08:00 - Extended Communion from the Reserved Sacrament

09:45 - Holy Eucharist  


WESTON

09:30 - Morning Prayer


LEE

11:15 - Holy Eucharist  


Extended Communion with the Reserved Sacrament is intended as a means of facilitating regular reception of Holy Communion. In this service the Reserved Sacrament (previously consecrated by a Priest) is distributed by suitably trained lay people with the approval of the Area and Diocesan Bishops. Extended Communion indicates that the lay person “extends” the Communion, celebrated within the Benefice by our Priests, across the whole Benefice.

The liturgy for Communion by Extension can be found here.


If you wish for further information, please find attached ‘Guidelines on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament’ and ‘Ad Clerum on Communion from the Reserved Sacrament


Please find attached the ReadingsHomily and 'Live the Word' for this Sun (courtesy of Redemptorist Publications), also find attached our Local Prayer Diary with thanks to Sue McLeod for preparing this.


For on-line services please visit the Lichfield Cathedral and/or the Church of England web sites.


ON THE BBC THIS SUNDAY


BBC Radio 4:

08:10 - Sunday Worship – The Dawn from on High


BBC1:

12:30 - Songs of Praise – Young Chorister of the Year - Final


BBC Radio 3:

15:00 - Choral Evensong – from Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace


On Monday each week at 16:15 we hold a Zoom Prayer Meeting. You are welcome to join this group. Please contact Sue McLeod via eMail at: susandmcleod@btinternet.com for an invitation.


In Advent, please read about the diocesan focus on Generous Hope at the Heart of Christmas.


SATURDAY 11th DECEMBER


11:30 - 14:00 Catch - Up Lunch in the Church Hall

Homemade jams, chutneys and marmalade will be on sale.


SATURDAY 18th DECEMBER


15:00 - Carols on the Lawn at SS Peter & Paul

Guy Booth will play his keyboard to lead carol singing on the lawn by the Christmas Tree. We will be serving mulled wine or hot blackcurrant juice and mince pies as people arrive. Please join us to sing in the open air.









Sybil Farmer

PCC Lay Chair

SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Wem