Weekly Pews NewsNo. 783

Colour of the season: G

Date: 26th June 2016


Fifth Sunday after Trinity


Collect for the day:

Almighty and everlasting God, by whose Spirit the whole body of the Church is governed and sanctified: hear our prayer which we offer for all your faithful people, that in their vocation and ministry they may serve you in holiness and truth to the glory of your name; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.



Psalm response: O Lord, you are my portion and my cup.


Our Opportunities for Worship today


  Fifth Sunday after Trinity                                  (G)
8.00am Holy Communion Readings: 1 Peter 3: 8-15, Luke 5: 1-11
9.45am Parish EucharistReadings: 1 Kings 19: 15-16, 19-end, Psalm 16, Galatians 5: 1, 13-25, Luke 9: 51-end

Hymns: 304, 18, 683, sheet

Communion 127, 204, 814×2

5.00pm Evening Worship – Songs of Praise


After the Parish Eucharist you are welcome to gather for refreshments in St. Andrew’s chapel, where we can get to know each other better


Sunday 26th June

Intention: Pray for the elderly, lonely and bereaved; for all those in residential care and those who care for them.

Anniversary: Lilian Goring (1991), June Clement (2004)


Monday 27th June – Cyril

Intention: Pray for Peace; for the European Union and The United Nations Organisation.

Anniversary: Joyce Eddy (1980), Archer Hart (1992), Phyllis Smith      (1996)

Tuesday 28th June – Irenaeus

Intention: Pray for vocations to the ordained ministry, especially any within our own parish; for the theological colleges and for all ordinands in training and for vocations to the religious life.

Anniversary: Dorothy Randall (1984)


7.00pm          The Eucharist


Wednesday 29th June – Peter and Paul

Intention: Pray for our mission to our own parish; for the outreach of our parish newsletter; for all newcomers to Pagham and to our church family.


10.00am        Holy Communion

1.30pm       Wednesday Tots at the Church Centre (opp Pagham FC)

2 – 4pm        Knit and Natter at Glenda’s, 31 Sea Lane, 263537

7.30pm       Deanery Synod Open Meeting


Thursday 30th June – Etheldreda

Intention: Pray for our neighbouring churches, and for the work of Churches Together in Bognor Regis and District.

Anniversary: James Jones (1995), John Plummer (1998)


7.30pm       Chichester Voices Concert


Friday 1st July

Intention: Pray for our Parish Team – Clergy: Mark Eminson, Jo King, Colin Wood, Bill Meyer. Reader Roland Ell; Churchwardens: Mike Wake and Stephen Cox Rusbridge.

Anniversary: Coralie Watson (1958)


Saturday 2nd July

Intention: Pray for our Diocese of Chichester, our Bishops, Martin, Mark and Richard; the archdeacons, clergy and people; for the work of Diocesan Synod and Church House; for the witness of Chichester Cathedral.


9.20am       Prayer for Church and Parish

2 – 4 pm     Queen’s Birthday Tea at Church Centre



We pray for all in need and especially those in need of healing in mind, body or spirit: Anthea Potter, Sue Smith, Frank Lawton, Elizabeth Dove, David Nash, Reg Smith, Louisa, David Atkins, Heidi, Leon Hogan, Pat, Jill, Joseph Renton, Danny, David and Rita Thompson, June Baker, Russell, Ann Harney, Barbara Waldron.

For urgent prayer please contact Gillian Purvis (Tel: 267597) or Colin Wood (Tel: 264192) to activate the Prayer Chain.


We pray for those who have died recently: Norman Maddern, James


We pray for those recorded in our Memorial Book whose anniversaries occur at this time. We pray for all those who mourn their passing.


We pray for God’s blessing upon all who live in Mallard Crescent, Malvern Way and Manor Park.


We pray for Grass Roots, whose work we support financially as a parish.




Church Website update: To add content to the website email editor@paghamchurch.org


Revd. Mark Eminson can be contacted at 16 Havelock Road, Bognor Regis, PO21 2EZ. Tel: 262713. Email: vicar@paghamchurch.org (day off Friday)


Revd. Jo King can be contacted on curate@paghamchurch.org (day off Friday) or 01243 930247.


Pews News: Louise Gibbs (Editor) can be contacted by email: louise.gibbs1109@rocketmail.com (Tel: 07773 135005)


Next Sunday Thomas                                                              (R)
8.00am Holy Communion Readings: Ephesians 2: 19-end, John 20: 24-end
9.45am Parish EucharistReadings: Habakkuk 2: 1-4, Psalm 31: 1-6, Ephesians 2: 19-end, John 20: 24-29

Hymns: 304, 18, 683, sheet

Communion 127, 204, 814×2

12noon Baptism of Oliver Williams
5.00pm Evening Worship – Informal




Diocesan Response to the Continuing Refugee Crisis: Please see the letter on the noticeboard if you feel able to give financially or have a specific skill which may be of use in helping the settlement of refugees.


Good News: Thank you to those who have responded and volunteered to take on deliveries. We are seeking deliverers for West Front Road (1 -25) and Lagoon Road, If anyone is able to assist please contact Trudi 263597 or Mo 268576.


Deanery Synod: Wednesday 29th June is here in Pagham and is an Open Meeting on serving the Common Good (part of the Diocesan Strategy). Refreshments are from 7pm and the meeting starts at 7.30pm.


Queen’s Birthday Tea: Saturday 2nd July 2 – 4 pm at The Church Centre.

Come along and enjoy Afternoon Tea. Tickets £8. Tickets and details from Mo 268576, Carole 07732768890 or Trudi 263597.

Chichester Voices Concert: ‘The Way of Love’, a celebration of love through music, is being held in church on Thursday 30th June in aid of St Wilfrid’s Hospice. Music ranges from Tallis to Rutter, and includes a lovely mix of both sacred and secular works. Tickets £12 with £10 concessions available from Andrew or Sandra in church, or the box office on 07900 098197 and also on the door. With St Wilfrid’s on the move, we need to support our wonderful hospice more than ever’.


Ladies Club annual Dinner: Tuesday 5th July at the Lion Nyetimber. Menu available at the yacht club meeting on 7th June or from Janet Lambert on 262434 or Sue Smith on 263560 .Completed menus and monies returned to us by 26th June please.


Concert: St Richard Singers will perform Bach’s Magnificat, and chorales including ‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’, as part of the Festival of Chichester on Monday 4th July at 7.30pm, St George’s Church, Cleveland Road, Chichester. More information from Alison Blenkinsop, 261131.


Parish Book Group: Our current book is “God’s Smuggler” by Brother Andrew. See the Book Group notice board for further information and sign- up sheets. Join a discussion group on Monday 18th July at 8pm or Thursday 21st July at 10am.


Patronal Festival is Sunday 10th July and we will be welcoming the Archdeacon to preach and re-dedicate St Andrew’s Chapel in its 20th Anniversary year.


100 Club as part of the Roof Appeal: this is one fundraising idea for the Roof work. If anyone might be able to organise this do speak to Mark, Trudi or the Wardens.


Summer Fair: Saturday 16th July 12 noon – 3.00pm. Please continue to bring in your donations for this event. Please collect the envelope with your name onit from the rear of church.