This Week's Life Line

Week commencing 24th February 2019

Prayer for the week 

Almighty God,
give us reverence for all creation
and respect for every person,
that we may mirror your likeness
in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
Readings for today
Psalm 65 page 580
Revelation 4 page 1236
Luke 8.22-25 page 1037

Readings for the week
Monday         Psalm 71, 2 Chronicles 9.1-12 & John 19.1-16
Tuesday        Psalm 73, 2 Chron. 10.1-11.4 & John 19.17-30
Wednesday   Psalm 77, 2 Chron. 12 & John 19.31-end
Thursday      Psalm 78.1-39, 2 Chron. 13.1-14.1 & John20.1-10
Friday           Psalm 55, 2 Chron. 14.2-end & John 20.11-18
Saturday       Psalm 76, 2 Chronicles 15.1-15 & John 20.19-end
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.

Please pray for:-
  • The ongoing life of the parish during the vacancy and for important meetings of the PCCs this week
  • All parents and young children, for those who share skills to help them develop strong families
  • Our link parish of Mfuwe and for George  Mwanza and Gloria in their ministry
  • The sick: Michael Kidd, Susan Hillyer and Bob Parker 

?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 5-6.30pm at Mission Church (please note revised time).  Please could you collect clean plastic trays which don't have holes in the bottom, e.g. Ready meal trays, and leave them for me in the Mission Church.  Thanks, Hannah.

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.
We are updating the church address/phone/email list.  Sheets are available through the churches or
Deadline for changes is Sunday 24th March.
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

What’s on this week
       7.00pm – Street PCC meeting – Mission Church
       7.30am – Morning Prayer – Mission Church
       2.30pm – Tuesday afternoon group – Mission Church
       7.00pm – Walton housegroup – Royal Oak, Walton
       7.30am – Mission Prayer – Mission Church
       10.00am – Midweek Communion – Mission Church
       6.00pm – All 3 PCCs meeting – Street Parish Church
       7.30pm – Handbells – Mission Church
       10.30am – Coffee morning – Walton Church
       4.15pm – Millfield Tea Concert – Street Parish Church
       7.00pm – Walton PCC meeting – Walton Church
       9.30am – Little Stars – Mission Church
       3.30pm – Kids Church – Walton Church
       10.00am – Informal Worship – Compton Dundon
       10.00am – Taize– Walton
       10.30am – Café Style – Mission Church
       10.30am – Sung Eucharist – Street Parish Church
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

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 next Thursday, midday