Sunday 13th June 2021

Second After Trinity

PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP

People pray in church before the Eucharist. Please respect the quiet before the service begins.

AFTER THE EUCHARIST

Please feel free to socialise in the churchyard, 
maintaining the necessary distance.

WELCOME TO REVD CAROLINE RISDON

Thank you to everyone who made our new vicar’s institution and induction service such a success. We at St John’s welcome Caroline Risdon and pledge our continued support and co-operation as the church journeys through a new phase. We are very grateful to all those who have worked tirelessly behind the scenes within the parish and the deanery to bring Caroline’s appointment to fruition after a long interregnum.

ST PAUL’S ADULT LEARNING PROGRAMME

St Paul’s Cathedral has a number of free online events coming up that explore different aspects of faith and are open to everyone. This coming Tuesday at 7pm, Archdeacon of Croydon Rosemarie Mallett, Rector of St James’s Piccadilly Lucy Winkett and Christian Aid Head of Community Fundraising Chine McDonald discuss ‘Power and Prophecy: Black and White Women in the Church.’ Visitstpauls.co.uk/learning-faith/adult-learning for more details.

THIS WEEK

We pray for:

Our local churches: the Tolworth, Hook and Surbiton Team Ministry; St Matthew’s Surbiton; Christ Church Surbiton Hill; St George’s Tolworth; Emmanuel Tolworth;St Paul’s Church, Hook; also for the dioceses of Chelmsford and Chichester; for thebishops, priests and people of all these places

Our local schools and hospitals: St Matthew’s CofE Primary School, Surbiton; St Paul’s CofE Primary School, Hook; Christ Church CofE Primary School, Surbiton Hill; also for Kingston Hospital NHS Trust and Kingston Primary Care Trust

Religious communities within the diocese: the Oratory of St Alphege; the Community of Celebration Christian Trust, Redhill; the Community of St Anselm at Lambeth Palace; the Chemin Neuf Community, also at Lambeth Palace; all non-stipendiary clergy in the diocese, and chapters of ministers in secular employment

Ministries overseasThe Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion); the Church of North India, in particular the Diocese of Chhattisgarh; the U.S. Episcopal Church Province of the Midwest, in particular the Diocese of Chicago

As we approach the UN World Refugee Day on 20th June, we pray that God will look with mercy on those fleeing danger, homelessness and hunger. May He bless those who work to bring them relief; inspire generosity and compassion in our hearts; and guide the world towards a time when all will rejoice in His kingdom of justice and of peace

Those with birthdays: Kaylan Benjamin

Those who recently died: Sue Mustafa

Those whose year’s mind we keep: Moti Pisetsky, John Rudkin

Parish Eucharist
Sunday 20th June at 10am: Third Sunday After Trinity
Readings: 1st Samuel 17: 4-11, 19-23, 2nd Corinthians 6: 1-13, Mark 4: 35-41

The Thursday 10am Eucharist has now resumed. There’ll be no Friday services at present.

NEXT WEEK

Please send any items for inclusion in next Sunday’s news sheet to Amanda

Jordan at amanda.jordan@virgin.net by Wednesday morning. Thank you.

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