Last Week's Life Line

Week commencing 17th February 2019

Prayer for the week

Eternal God,
whose Son went among the crowds
and brought healing with his touch:
help us to show his love,
in your Church as we gather together,
and by our lives as they are transformed
into the image of Christ our Lord. Amen
Readings for today
Psalm 1 page 543, 1 Corinthians 15.12-20 page 1156, Luke 6.17-26 page 1033
Mission Church
Acts 18. 18-21 & 19. 1-10 page 1114,  Ephesians 1.1-2 page 1171

Readings for the week
Monday         Psalm 44, 2 Chronicles 2.1-16 & John 17.1-5
Tuesday        Psalm 48, 2 Chronicles 3 & John 17.6-19
Wednesday   Psalm 119.57-80, 2 Chron. 5 & John 17.20-end
Thursday      Psalm 57, 2 Chron. 6.1-21 & John 18.1-11
Friday           Psalm 54, 2 Chron. 6.22-end & John 18.12-27
Saturday       Psalm 68, 2 Chronicles 7 & John 18.28-end

Please pray for:-

  • All who are helping to maintain worship in the benefice especially the clergy and readers
  • Teachers and pupils as they enjoy a half-term holiday
  • For our politicians, and those in Europe, as they seek a solution to the problems of Brexit
  • Health teams run by the Anglican church in Ghana working to eradicate communicable diseases 

?The risograph printer has broken down and the PCC have decided to purchase a new one at a cost of £2400.  If you would like to make a contribution towards this cost, please put your donation in an envelope marked for my attention. If you Gift Aid your regular contributions, please put your name on the envelope, if not and you are able to Gift Aid this donation, please use a yellow Gift Aid envelope. Thanks, Sonia.
Easter Spectacular: crafts/games/songs/story on Saturday March 23rd 5.30-7pm at Mission Church. 
Please speak to Hannah if you can help with crafts or food on the night. 07890189938,
If you would like to receive a weekly copy of Lifeline by email, please let me know. Sonia.
Deanery Synod
The Mission Church is hosting the Deanery Synod meeting on 26th February.  We are expected to provide a meal for everyone, about 40 people.  As Suzie and Sandra are both away it is a lot for me to do on my own.  If anyone feels they could arrive at church at 7pm with a hot sausage casserole please get in touch with me. Glynys Ruddle,  01458 899324.
There will be NO Body, Mind and Soul on Thursday 21st February.
Events in Bristol to celebrate 50 years of Tearfund
MARCH 16 SATURDAY - Tearfund Celebration
7.30–9.00pm, Christ Church Clifton. Hear stories about Tearfund’s work, and how you can play a part in ending poverty.  Advance booking necessary
MARCH 2 SATURDAY - Uganda Diocesan Partnership Celebration.  7.30–9.30pm Christ Church Clifton. Hear stories about Tearfund’s work in North Uganda from locals and recent visitors from Bristol.
MARCH 2 SATURDAY - Big Quiz Night
7.30–9.30pm Bradley Stoke Evangelical Church. Get a team together and take part in a Big Quiz Night.
MARCH 4–16 - Tearfund Photo Exhibition
8.00am–5.00pm, Bristol Cathedral. Tearfund’s photo exhibition reveals impact of poverty and how powerfully the church is responding.
MARCH 8 FRIDAY - Youth Celebration of Action
12.00–5.00pm The Station. Join Tearfund’s youth team and Guvna B for a celebration of faith in action.  Advance booking necessary
MARCH 9 SATURDAY - A Magical Night at the Musicals
7.30–9.30pm Holy Trinity Hotwells. Enjoy the passion of London’s well-loved musical numbers with performances from West End has Faith. Booking necessary
MARCH 9 SATURDAY - Brunch with Impact:Life
10.30–12.00pm The Square Club. Young professionals from Bristol invited for brunch to learn about how to help end poverty. Advance booking necessary
MARCH 14 THURSDAY - Comedy With a Cause
7.15–9.30pm Ebenezer Church. Join us for an evening of comedy and curry with critically-acclaimed comedian Andy Kind. Advance booking necessary
MARCH 3 SUNDAY - Prayer Room
2.00pm Bradley Stoke Evangelical Church. A reflective space open for you to pray for your community and the wider world.
More details at

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER , Friday 1st March 2019, 2pm
A women led, global, ecumenical movement
Street Baptist Church. All welcome. Refreshments 
Come – Everything is Ready!
Prepared by Christian Women of SLOVENIA

What’s on this week
       7.30am – Morning Prayer – Mission Church
       7.30am – Mission Prayer – Mission Church
       10.00am – Midweek Communion – Mission Church
       7.30pm – Handbells – Mission Church
       10.30am – Coffee morning – Walton Church
       10.00am – Informal Worship – Walton Church
       10.00am – Holy Communion – Compton Dundon
       10.30am – Holy Communion – Mission Church


Rev’d D Hatrey – 01278 723616

Prayer chain – Bob & Vera Parker 01458 442906
Office -  01458 442671
Treasurer – Sonia Beaty 01458 442966
Copy for next LifeLine to Sonia Beaty by midday next Thursday -