The Sick: The Diocese, on advice and under Data Protection Regulations (May 2018), asks us not to name individuals, but to pray for them as a group within the Parish Body as those in particular need. Anniversaries: James Joseph Kiddy, Ben McKenna, Hilda Nicholson, Bill Teasdale.
CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD This now takes a break until September. Children’s Activity materials are available at the back of the church.
PRAYER MINISTRY One of the suggestions coming from the Outreach discussions is the initiation of a Prayer Ministry. If you would like to know more, please speak to Amanda Toone.
HOME COMMUNIONS If you require Holy Communion at home, please contact Christopher Wilding either by e-mail or leave a telephone message by 8.00pm on Friday evening stating whether you require a weekly visit or a one-off call. Someone will then be in contact to arrange a suitable day and time to visit.
COVID Please continue to be careful as life returns close to normality.
CHRISTIAN MEN OF THE VALLEY Will reconvene on Monday 22 August at 8.00pm to share faith, friendship and interests.
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION From July 25th/26 we are having a break, resuming on Monday Sept 5th in St Benedict’s Hall at 2pm and Tuesday Sept 6th on Zoom at 8pm. A further reminder will be in the September 3rd/4th bulletin. In the meantime, you can learn about the World Community of Christian Meditation by contacting website. WCCM.org
INSPIRATIONAL DAY FOR MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & MINISTERS OF THE WORD This takes place on Saturday 10 September at The Spa, Scarborough and includes Commissioning. It is important that as many as possible attend – paid for by the Parish. Please sign up on the sheet provided by Friday 5 August.
WIDER CHURCH & THE WORLD
HELP & SUPPORT UKRAINE Emily Gould spoke of the intimidating amounts of paperwork involved in visa applications. Marina, Alexander, and their family spoke a little about their early experiences of being in England. As far as possible Tracey will act as go-between for any requests and offers of help. Next Meeting of the Committee: Wednesday 7 September 7.00pm.
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK Thank you to all who were so generous with the Big Summer Appeal. 244.60 kg of goods & £195 in cash, plus £150 in cheques Next Delivery: Tuesday 2 August Collection Deadline: 12.00noon, Monday 1 August
DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO MOUNT GRACE This takes place on Sunday 14 August. All are encouraged to attend.
YOUTH 2000 Youth 2000 is holding its annual Summer Youth Festival at Ampleforth Abbey for the second year running. All young people and those bringing children are welcome to book for the whole weekend or just a day by following this link https://www.youth2000.org/events/summerfestival PLACES ARE RUNNING OUT, SO BOOK QUICKLY. See Flyer for details of events.
LEND WITH CARE We have received news that 20 loans have now been repaid into our account. It means that we have £900 with which to help others. Parishioners are invited to see the board in the Hall and suggest suitable recipients.
Methodist Asylum Project Middlesbrough Thank you for recent donations. There will be no delivery in August, but Sept 21st is earmarked for an Autumn delivery.