This Week's Life Line

Week commencing 16th June 2019

Prayer for the week 

Holy God,
faithful and unchanging:
enlarge our minds with the knowledge of your truth,
and draw us more deeply into the mystery of your love,
that we may truly worship you,
Father, Son and Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen

Readings for today
Psalm 8 page 546
Romans 5.1-5 page 1132
John 16.12-15 page 1084

Readings for the week
Monday         Psalm 1, 2 Chronicles 26.1-21 &Romans 4.1-12
Tuesday        Psalm 5, 2 Chronicles 28 & Romans 4.13-end
Wednesday   Psalm 119.1-32,2 Chron. 29.1-19&Romans 5.1-11
Thursday      Psalm 15, 2 Chron. 29.20-end & Rom. 5.12-end
Friday           Psalm 19, 2 Chronicles 30 & Romans 6.1-14
Saturday       Psalm 23, 2 Chron. 32.1-22 & Romans 6.15-end
Walton prayer meeting, Wednesday 19th, 7pm in Walton Church.  Please join members of the PCC for an hour of prayer.  All welcome, not just PCC members!

Prayer Topics :
Please pray, whether in Church or at home,
In thankfulness for –
  • The life and witness through the years of our Parish Churches of Street and Walton on this (Holy) Trinity Sunday,
  • Jane Tompsett who has been appointed to provide occasional Lay Pastoral Support at Lee Abbey, and
  • Those from our Benefice who have stepped forward and are attending the Talking Jesus Course.
And where there are particular needs at this time, please pray for –
  • Those who have recently died and their family and friends as they grieve, remembering especially –
         Donald Davis – please uphold his family as they prepare for his funeral on Wednesday 19 June, and
         Lee and Graham whose son has died suddenly.
  • Those who are currently unwell or infirm and all those who care for and support them, remembering especially –
            Gill Beardsley in the ICU at Yeovil Hospital having suffered both a stroke and heart attack,
            Jeff Holmes who is now in the Yeovil Hospice as a result of cancers being confirmed in his body and brain,
            Anita as she continues her chemotherapy for her cancers,
            Paula as she recovers from her colon cancer operation,
            Bridget as she has her last planned chemotherapy session, and
            Rachel, a young mum, waiting for the outcome of her surgery.
  • The Conservative leadership contest that a leader will be chosen that will focus on the common good of our nation. 
We pray in the name of Jesus.               Amen
Prayer Requests:
Prayer requests for this section of Lifeline are most welcome and can be submitted by email to –
Due to print deadlines, requests should be made by early Thursday morning for inclusion in the Lifeline issued the following Sunday.
Fancy a cream tea?  If so, come along to Walton church on Sunday 23rd between 3pm and 5.30pm.  There will also be a produce stall selling jam, chutney, plants, fruit and vegetables.  Cream teas cost £4, what a bargain!
Spring Harvest 2020 - Glynys and I are going for week 1, would anyone like to share with us? Please let either myself or Gylnys know asap (we want to get the early bird discount). Thanks, Suzie.
UPDATE in brief on the vacancy
The Vision evening for the Benefice is on Monday 24th June at 7pm in the Mission Church. Please come along to hear the outcome of the questionnaires and discuss how we go forward from here.  We will start with drinks and chat ....  please can some of you bring a beverage or some savoury snacks to share.  Thank you.  
Email for the profile team:  email
Some DATES coming up –
Monday 24th June 7pm ~ Benefice Vision evening at MIssion Church
Friday 28th June 7.30pm ~ Fund-raising concert at Street Parish church, tickets £7 
Saturday 29th June 8pm ~ Open Air worship on the Tor, contact Polly Axford Checkley for further details
Saturday 13th July 2.30pm ~ Ladies cream tea & clothes swap at the Rectory
Sunday 21st July 10am ~ Benefice service at Compton Village Hall with the Archdeacon
Afternoon Teas/ Garden Party .  Chris Wood and The Team invite you to come to the Afternoon Teas Garden Party, on Friday 21st June at 3-00pm, in The Crispin Community Centre Courtyard Garden. (We will meet in The Mission Church if it is raining.) Come along and feel free to bring others with you.
Summer Surprise – Mission Church, June 29th 5-6.30pm
If you can help with this event, please contact Hannah on 07890 189938, thanks.
On every 4th Sunday of the month we are gathering at Mission Church after the service for a sandwich, chat & (if you wish!) a game of cards, dominoes, scrabble, etc!  It’s a fun way to get to know others, all very welcome.   Our next Sunday Munch is next week, SUNDAY 23rd June  [followed by Sunday 28th July]  Do join us, bring your own lunch.  Elizabeth & Jill
What’s on this week
       7.30am – Morning Prayer – Mission Church
       2.30pm – Tuesday Afternoon Group – Mission Church
       7.30am – Morning Prayer – Mission Church
       10.00am – Midweek Communion – Mission Church
       7.00pm – Prayer meeting – Walton Church
       7.30pm – Handbell practice – Mission Church
       9.30am – Body, Mind & Soul – Mission Church
       10.30am – Coffee morning – Walton Church
       9.30am – Little Stars – Mission Church
       3.00pm – Afternoon Teas – See notice below
       3.30pm – Kids Church – Walton Church
       10.00am – Holy Communion – Compton Dundon Church
       10.00am – All Age Worship – Walton Church
       10.30am – Holy Communion – Mission Church
       3.00pm – Cream Teas – Walton 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 next Thursday, midday