Weekly news for 5.7.20

Dear Friends

Here is the latest news, but do please also check in with the facebook page www.facebook.com/ccpitsmoor/   and website  www.pitsmoor.church/  during the week.

We are working on measures to be able to reopen the church building, hopefully we will be able to update you soon.

A little word

Since my youth, God, you have taught me, and to this day I declare your marvellous deeds. Psalm 71:17  (NIV)

Some of you may have watched ‘Marvellous’ this week on the TV. If you didn’t, can I commend it to you. You’ll find it on BBC i-player. It is 90mins of wit and wisdom, as it tells the (true) story of Neil, an avid Anglican and Stoke City supporter. Above all it shows what someone who chooses to live a life of positivity can bring to this world. Neil says ‘Marvellous’ is his favourite word, he can tell you where it is in the Psalms too, as well as a couple of other places.

God is marvellous, he has made a marvellous world, and you are his marvellous and unique handiwork.   

New for this week

Services

If you’d like to join us on Sunday morning, here is a reminder of the link. The link is the same every week.

https://zoom.us/j/303159289?pwd=NXdpQkFJQWdLTlpIYTc2alZ6VUhqUT09

Meeting ID: 303 159 289  Password: 597076

Alternatively, for audio only, you can phone in to this number: 0131 460 1196, and follow the instructions.

We start to gather online from 10.00, our service starts properly at 10.30.

This week’s reading is Matthew 11. 16-19 & 25-30

Things to pray for

Give thanks for the beauty of the birds, animals, flowers and trees all around us.

Chaplaincy teams at the hospitals – supporting patients and staff

Aid agencies responding to need around the globe

Prayer Chain Reminder

We have a chain of several of our congregation who will pray for anything you are concerned about. However, please check before asking for prayer for someone else, that they are happy for the information you are giving about them to be shared. The number to ring is 0114 2730551. Please begin by saying ‘Please could you add something to the prayer chain.’

Creation Care Group

Five of us had a very enjoyable Zoom meeting: COVID adds a whole new dimension to Creation Care.

We are going to be looking at Chapter 4 of ‘Saying yes to Life’ by Ruth Valerio on 12/7. If you don’t have a book, you can down load one for free at https://spckpublishing.co.uk/free-ebooks

Do join us!

Earlier week’s news

Previous editions of this news update are on the website if you can’t find it in your in-box.

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