Sunday’s Worship Across the Parish:
8.00am St.Mary’s Said Communion
Revd Andrew Norris
9.15am St.Mary’s Communion
Revd Andy Norris
Anthem: O Lord increase our Faith
9.30am St.Faith’s Worship : Peace
Susan Smith
10.45am St.Mary’s Church Alive
Revd Andy Norris
11.00am St.Luke’s Communion
Revd Phil Hiscock
11.15am St.Francis All Age Worship
Diana Dow
6.30pm St.Mary’s iNViTe
Revd Andy Norris

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Sunday’s Principal Readings:

2 Corinthians 8v7-end and Mark 5v21-end

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CHRIS’S ORDINATION
Next Saturday –
Please pray for Chris Richardson upon his
ordination on 4th July at 11.00am in the Cathedral. Revd.Chris will join then join us for 4 years to serve his Title as Curate in this parish.
Chris joins us with Abbie and their children, James and Kate.
Next Sunday WELCOME LUNCH
Please join us at 12noon-2.00pm next Sunday 5th July in the Parish Centre to welcome Chris and Abbie with James and Kate. Many thanks to those who’ve signed up to Bring & Share our buffet based around Coronation Chicken with salads and desserts – lists still at the back of our churches. Chefs – please deliver items to the Parish Centre on the way to church – thanks. All, please join us and PBAB if you’d like a special drink beyond water, squash, tea & coffee. Thank you.

Next Sunday SUMMER CHORAL EVENSONG
‘Evening Canticles in D’ by Herbert Brewer.

Parish SUMMER FAMILIES FUN DAY
Lot’s of free fun activities day for families on Saturday 18th July from 2.00-4.00pm at the Parish Centre. Soft play, garden games, bouncy castle, making bunting, crafts and more. Ending with a free provided picnic tea on the lawn! Hosted by the parish Baby & Toddler Groups and Messy Church.
Any Fabrics for making bunting are sought along with cakes for the tea – thank you very much.

FAREWELL BEACH PICNIC & BAPTISMS
bidding farewell to Laura our Parish Worker.
All are invited please to join us on 19th July from 12.00-2.00pm. Picnic and games on the grass at the end of the path from the GAFIRS mini roundabout. This will follow baptisms for the Curran family in the sea at 11.30am.

Next Saturday MEN’S BREAKFAST
All men welcome on Saturday 4th July at 9.00am in the Parish Centre. RSVP Parish Office.

PILGRIM
Join us for midweek ‘church’ in the Parish Centre at 7.30pm on Thursday – looking at John 3. For worship, prayer, friendship, learning, growing.

At ST.FRANCIS
A new illustrated Talk by Bob Harrop on Old Gosport -14th August 7.00pm at St Francis.  Refreshments of puddings, tea/coffee included in ticket price of £4 which are available from Joy and Eric Skinner 92588520.

MOTHERS’ UNION
Invite you to their Cream Tea on 21st July at 2.00pm – tickets from the Parish Office and to communion in St.Mary’s at 10.30am this Weds.

CHURCH ALIVE @ Walpole Park on 2nd August
At 10.30am on this summer Sunday Church Alive will join the Gosport Churches Together celebration by the boating lakes – we’ll take ‘Messy Church’ along & Andy has been invited to speak!