Church/Community Events in May

Meeting on Wednesday this week to talk about Community in Lansdown: More in News link below.

CHURCH AND COMMUNITY News and Prayer Requests

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The  Big Green Day was a wonderful, huge success!

So many people did so much to make it so – so thank you to everyone who was a part of it. Special thanks to Di Morgan, Bob and Christian for the energy and momentum of their enthusiasm. And thanks to those who were able to come and support this community celebration.

Debbie's Relicensing

This Sunday, 19th May, the Archdeacon of Bath, Venerable Adrian Youings, was at both churches to relicense Debbie as Associate Priest. Prosecco and cake were enjoyed at St Stephen's after the service.

MORE COMMUNITY NEWS

Wednesday 22nd May 2019  7.30pm St Stephen’s Church   A Meeting to Talk about  Community in Lansdown

˜Latest news on the Richmond Arms development.

˜How can the church building better serve our community?

˜How can we better make community together?˜

Lansdown Friendship Club

This is taking place at St Stephen's Centre on the first Friday every month – 3.30pm, and is especially suited for anyone experiencing memory difficulties. All welcome with an accompanying family, friend or carer. lansdownfc@ststephensbath.org.uk.  Scroll down to find link to more information.​​​​​​​

Popcorn

Popcorn is St Stephen’s new monthly film night for young people of secondary school age. Meeting on the first Sunday of the month 6.30-9:00 pm St Stephen's Church foyer. Bring a snack to share. email youth@ststephensbath.org.uk for more information

St Stephen's Gardening Dates 

Gardening dates are: 25th May, 29th June, 27th July (judging usually takes place in July so it's an important date!) , 31st August and 28th September.  Depending on the weather dates in October & November will also be notified later.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Prayer is the foundation of being church. St Stephen’s Mondays 8.45am, Saturday 9.30-10am. St Mary’s 8.10am and 9am Tuesdays, and meditation 7.00 pm Wednesdays. 

Please pray for:

Climate Change

B&NES council has declared a climate emergency and has voted to make our city carbon neutral by 2030. We will pray how our churches can support this.  Scroll down to find link below to Infomation about Family Action for Climate Emergency.  Also link to 7 Small Actions We Can All Take.

Chaplaincies

Please pray for the chaplaincies of Debbie at Send-a-Cow, and Philip for the Mayor of Bath, Cllr Patrick, this year.

Jane Hoe 

Jane Hoe has been passed by Bishop Ruth and has her ordination selection conference over the weekend of 8th July. Please pray for her, Brent, Ellen and Molly, in all its enormity.

Community Houses of Prayer (CHOP)

These groups meet once a month on a Tuesday at 19:45.  Meetings take place within the various Bath communities to pray for Bath and the area represented.  The event is organised by Bath Christian Action Network and more information is available on www.bathchurches.org.uk  Please scroll down to see the link to a poster below for full details of venue and dates.


 

May sermons

Debbie's sermon 5th May

Stories are part of us, they form us and shape us............ Download to listen to the whole sermon 

Download May 5th 19 dp.mp3

Philip's Sermon of 12th May 2019: "Dorcas Fabric of Community"

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Church/Community News Links

Lansdown Friendship Club - First Friday of every Month

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Bath Community Houses of Prayer

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Family Action on Climate Emergency (FACE)

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7 Small Actions We Can All Take

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Posted: 22nd April 2019
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