This Week's Life Line

Week commencing 23rd September 2018

Prayer for the week

Gracious God,
you call us to fullness of life:
deliver us from unbelief
and banish our anxieties
with the liberating love of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
Readings for today
Psalm 1 page 543
James 3.13-4.3 page 1215
Mark 9.30-37 page 1013
Readings for the week
Monday         Psalm 71, 1 Kings 21 & Acts 21.37-22.21
Tuesday        Psalm 73,1 Kings 22.1-28 & Acts 22.22-23.11
Wednesday   Psalm 77, 1 Kings 22.29-45 & Acts 23.12-end
Thursday      Psalm 78.1-39, 2 Kings 1.2-17 & Acts 24.1-23
Friday           Psalm 55, 2 Kings 2.1-18 & Acts 24.24-25.12
Saturday       Psalm 34, Daniel 12.1-4 & Acts 12.1-11
Please pray for:-

  • Isabelle Scurlock to be baptised today at the Mission church, and her parents Helen and Stuart
  • All preparations to celebrate harvest, and for our farmers as they continue to cope with shortages of stock feed
  • Those who work within the NHS especially the staff of our local surgery
  • Peace in the Middle East, especially in Syria and the Yemen 

Pastoral Visiting
If you or someone you know is, or has been, unwell, and would like a chat with a friendly face, please call either the Church Office or Barbara Cowell, 01458 443397.

There will be a Confirmation Service at Wells Cathedral on 3rd November.  If anyone is interested in being confirmed please contact Sharon Walker.
Walton Christmas Quiz will be available in Walton Church at their Harvest Breakfast on Sunday 23rd September.
Is God calling you to be a Lay Pastoral Assistant (LPA)?
Yes/ not sure/ want to find out more – there are leaflets at the back of the churches.
Sharon will be running an LPA course, starting 2nd October at the Mission Church, 7pm.  Please contact Sonia in the office if you would like to attend.
A Macmillan Coffee Morning will be held in Bluestone Court, Oxendale on Friday 27th September, between 10.30-12.30. Entrance fee £3.00 which includes a cup of coffee and a slice of cake. There will be a raffle, lucky dip, and various stalls. please join us to support this worthy cause.
Walton Prayer Meeting -  3rd October between 7pm and 8pm, Walton Church.  Please come along and join us in prayer for the church and community.
Barn dance - Saturday  29th September from 7:30pm.  St Thomas  Church Hall, Wells. Live music from The Velvet Bottom band. Tickets £5 (children free), snacks in the interval. Cash bar. A fundraiser  for St Thomas's community space. 
Parish Church Harvest – 7th October.  Harvest gifts will be donated to The Lord’s Larder so need to be of a non-perishable nature please.
Poppies – There are collection boxes at the back of the Mission Church and Parish Church for your created poppies. Thanks, Diane.
Prayer Ministry Training, Bagley Baptist Church - Saturday 13th October, 10.00am for 10.30am start, finishing by 3.30pm. Bring your own lunch.No charge. RSVP Bagley Baptist Church,
Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study Group will start meeting next Tuesday 25th at 2.30, in the Mission Church.  Any invited to join us. Hilda.
Big Worship, Saturday 29th September,6.30pm at The Mission Church.  Worship will be led by Hopestream. 
What’s on this week
       7.15am – Morning Prayers – Mission Church
       7.15am – Morning Prayers – Mission Church
       2.30pm – Tuesday Afternoon Group – Mission Church
       7.00pm – Walton Homegroup – The Royal Oak
       7.15am – Morning Prayers – Mission Church
       10.00am - Mid week Communion - Mission Church
       7.30pm – Handbell practice – Mission Church
       9.30am – Body, Mind & Soul – Mission Church
        10.30am - Coffee morning - Walton Church
        11.30am – Mid week communion – Walton Church
       9.30am – Little Stars – Mission Church
       3.00pm – Afternoon Teas – Mission Church
       3.30pm – Kids Church – Walton Church
       6pm – Big Worship – Mission Church
        11.00am – Benefice Harvest Festival with Communion – Compton Dundon


Revd. Sharon Walker 01458 442297
Prayer chain – Bob & Vera Parker 01458 442906, Sharon Walker 01458 442297
Office -  01458 442671
Treasurer – Sonia Beaty 01458 442966
Copy for next LifeLine to Sonia Beaty by midday next Thursday -