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. Recently Deceased: Betty Garbutt, Mary Fox, Anna Rujar Fernandes. Anniversaries: Alison Millen, Jude Sean Thompson, Paul Hawksworth
HOME COMMUNIONS If you require Holy Communion at home, please contact Christopher Wilding, Fr Kentigern or Fr Bernard 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.
LEADERSHIP TEAM A Parish Forum, led by Fr Kentigern on Sunday 10 September, will give some updates on various aspects of development.
Discipleship & Formation – (Coordinators Dominic Carter & _____)
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Gathers each Monday in St Benedict’s Hall at 2pm, and on Thursdays via Zoom at 8pm.
CHRISTIAN MEN OF THE VALLEY Meet each Monday at 8.00pm to share faith, friendship and interests.
EXPERIENCES OF PRAYER After the success of the Lent Course, would there be interest in setting up regular groups to experience the various forms of prayer? Please speak to the Coordinator for more details.
Liturgy & Worship- (Coordinators Clare Lally & David Cragg-James)
DIOCESAN INSPIRATION DAY Thank you to all those Ministers of the Word and of Holy Communion who’ve been able to sign up for the next Diocesan Inspiration Day and Commissioning on 16 September, at The Spa, Scarborough.
CHURCH CLEANING Are there any individuals, groups or families who would be interested in forming part of a new rota for the cleaning of the church? Work takes place each week, but the new rota will begin in September. For more details speak to coordinator Julian Rowe.
Fellowship & Social – (Coordinators Jennie & Greg Black) PARISH AND SCHOOL HOG ROAST We are having a hog roast jointly with St Benedict’s school this year! Sunday 17th September at 12 pm at the school. Vegetarian option available. Please bring a dessert/side to share if you can and BYOB. Free (optional donations). We’d love you to come!
Evangelisation, Outreach & Mission – (Coordinators Robert Toone & ______)
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK A BIG thank you for your very kind donations, amounting to £235 in cash and cheques; the food weight however was quite low on the last delivery, 75kg, perhaps due to holiday absences. We are, however, grateful for every donation, however small, and to those who choose to donate by other means! Now as Autumn approaches we are preparing for the HARVEST FESTIVAL APPEAL We will again be uniting our efforts with those of Peter and Sue Allen for their Harvest Festival Appeal, from the villages of Cawton, Stonegrave and Gilling. Gilling Harvest Festival will take place on Friday 13th October.
NEXT DELIVERY : TUES. OCTOBER 17th but … DEADLINE FOR DONATIONS: 12 NOON- MON. 16th OCTOBER LET’S MAKE THIS A BUMPER HARVEST!
HELP & SUPPORT UKRAINE The meeting on Wednesday 6 September updated news of our local guests and discussed some ideas for future events/celebrations. Please see notices for details. Comments and suggestions are welcomed. Next meeting: Wednesday 18 October 2023, 7.00pm. ALL WELCOME. METHODIST ASYLUM PROJECT (Middlesbrough) Thank you for your generous donations to the 25 August Delivery.