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‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord almighty. Zechariah 4 : 6 (NIV)

Sunday 4th August - Trinity 7
10.00am Family Service (Readings: Colossians 3: 1 - 11 Luke 12: 13 - 21)

Sunday 11th August - Trinity 8
10.00am Holy Communion (Readings: Hebrews 11: 1 - 3, 8 - 16 Luke 12: 32 - 40)

Sunday 18th August - Trinity 9
10.00am Family Service (Readings: Hebrews 11: 29 - 12:2 Luke 12: 49 - 56)
6.00pm Evening Prayer (Readings: as above)

Sunday 25th August - Trinity 10
10.00am Open Air Songs of Praise (Reading: Luke 13: 10 - 17)10.00am Holy Communion (BCP) (Readings: Hebrews 12: 18 - end Luke 13: 10 - 17)

Saturday 31st August 2.00pm
Wedding of Michael Munden and Maya Peters

Sunday 1st September - Trinity 11
10.00am Tent Service - St Mary’s Field, Hutton

PCC Items for the agenda and reports to Anne please by Wed 21st August for the PCC meeting on Mon 2nd Sept.

OPEN GARDENS We would love to welcome you / friends / families / neighbours to Open Gardens from 2.30pm to 5pm on 17th August Julie and Peter Hardy, 31 Beechwood Ave, Locking, BS24 8DS - Refreshments and bring and buy stall. All welcome.

OPEN AIR SERVICE on 25th August at 10am in Locking park. This will be a Songs of Praise for all ages. If you would like us to sing your favourite hymn or song please put it on the list and say why you have chosen it. If you be happy to come up the front and say why then even better. Please suggest children's songs too. This will be followed by a BBQ in the vicarage garden (weather permitting).

BBQ in Vicarage garden. After the open air service at Locking on 25th August there will be a BBQ for both churches to come along to. Please sign the list you if you are coming. We will provide the food but have a donation pot out. Everyone is welcome - please bring chair.

PRAYER MEETING on Tuesday 10th September 7pm - 8pm - do come and join us in the Green Lounge - all are welcome! When we pray we ask for God's kingdom to come and it does!

WANTED - I make twiddle blankets for the dementia patients at Weston hospital and a nursing home. I am I urgent need of LARGE BUTTONS. They can be any colour but must be larger than the size of a £1 coin. If you can help, I would be very grateful. Thank you. Pauline Moore.

PRAYER CHAIN - If you need prayer for yourself or another then there is a team of people ready to pray. For Locking, please contact Christine Sceeny phone 822331 or for Hutton Kay Cole phone 811424 and they will send out the prayer request. It would be lovely to know how the person we are praying for is getting on, or whether they still need more prayer. It is a great encouragement for us all to hear that God is answering our prayers, please send feedback to Christine or Kay. Thank you.

At the last Rural DAT meeting we decided that we would invite rural/semi rural churches to PRAY OVER AUGUST. Please use the prayer card, being given out today, to ask God together what He wants us to do. I welcome any feed back on what you feel God is saying to you about the future of our church and how it can grow and what would enable that. Thank you. Anne.

St. Mary’s Church invites you to a COFFEE MORNING Saturday 3rd August 10am to noon and Wednesday 14th August 10am to noon, Legion Room, Hutton Village Hall. Come along to enjoy refreshments and good company. Donations to be shared between Fair Trade and St. Mary’s Church.

OPEN GARDENS We would love to welcome you / friends / families / neighbours to Open Gardens from 2.30pm to 5pm on 17th August Julie and Peter Hardy, 31 Beechwood Ave, Locking, BS24 8DS - Refreshments and bring and buy stall. All welcome.

BOARD GAMES GALORE - Sunday 18th August 2019 3pm - 6pm in the Church Centre, all welcome - individuals and families - u 18s please bring a parent. Bring your own favourite board or table top game to play, many games also available to play. Refreshments provided. For more information please contact Chris Wilkins Phone 01934 823556 to register your interest and for a list of games available. Next games afternoon 22nd Sept.

Charity QUIZ NIGHT in the Show Marquee, St Mary’s Field, Hutton. Thursday 29th August 7.30 p.m. In aid of Lymphoma Association and St. Mary’s Church Hutton. £2.50 per person – teams of 6 max. Team tickets available from Chris Wilkins 822857; Jane Barry 813802; Kay Cole 811424; Hutton Parish Council Office from July 30th. Due to the popularity of the event, no ticket sales on the night. Bring your own food. Bar available. Due to licensing restrictions only drinks purchased from the premises can be consumed on site. Please respect our licensing rules.

“WILDFIRE” Saturday 7th September 7.30pm Christ Church, Montpelier, W-s-M. Performed by an augmented choir from St Mary’s Hutton, Caprione Choir, guest singers and soloists, supported by a 10 piece orchestra. Tickets £7.50 adults £3 children and students up to 18 years from Christ Church Office 641016 or Eric Holdaway 813716 In aid of Weston Hospicecare.

JESUS ATTITUDE TOWARDS WOMEN an 8 week course starting Fri 13th Sept 10.00am - 12 noon or Mon 16th Sept 7.00pm - 9.00pm at Locking Castle Church, led by Liz Baker. See fliers in church for more information.

FISH AND CHIP EVENING followed by a film about our weekend in Lee Abbey, Saturday 21st Sept - 7pm in the church centre. Please sign the list if you are coming saying what food you would like. Payment in advance for the food to Hazel (Locking) or Alan (Hutton).

Advance notice - the JOINT HARVEST SUPPER this year will be on Saturday 14th Sept at Locking Church Centre. The speaker will be Jon Codd who has been chairman of Comfort at Christmas for many years. He has also been involved with the launch of the night shelter and runs a soup kitchen. Please put your name on the list in church if you wish to attend.

VISION2020 - A modern Miracle Play for Weston-super-Mare, Sunday 7 June 2020 at The Italian Gardens, Weston-super-Mare to tell the Gospel story from Magi to Pentecost – and beyond - to remind Weston of the story of Jesus’ life – to remind, but also to bring it to some for the first time. We need lots of people to get involved with the planning and preparation, as well as actors, directors, “crowds”, street marshals, and others “up-front” on the day. Apart from a few key roles everything will be open to all who want to be involved, whether of other faiths or no faith, with loads of experience, or none!

LOCKING DEANERY QUIET DAY 'Homecoming' Sept 28th @ Brean Methodist Church 10.00am - 4.00pm (Coffee from 9.30am) 4 Weston Rd, Brean, TA8 2SG Please sign up if you are interested in coming.

July’s DIOCESAN PRAYER CALENDAR is now available at Each month the calendar will highlight specific intentions in one or two Deaneries, together with a reflection from a Rural Dean on the ministry they see around them and a message from a member of Bishop’s Staff. Some copies are printed and are in church - please take yours.

PERSONAL SECURITY At the recent Women's Fellowship afternoon the talk by our PCSOs was about all sorts of personal safety. Please help Yourself to some literature which may be of interest and is at the back of Church (Hutton) or on the bench in the porch (Locking).

SOMEWHERE TO GO provides a safe, non-judgmental place for those who need support, advice, a friendly ear and it has been a crutch to many people who have been lost, lonely and at crisis points in their lives. Hot meals, access to a shower and medical help is provided 3 days a week. We rely entirely on donations and urgently require sleeping bags and funds. Please contact Mike or Margaret Cooper in Locking if you can help (Tel 822408), thank you.

WESTON FOODBANK - Please leave any non-perishable goods in the box in the porch for Locking and by the font for Hutton. Thank you for your continued support.

Services at St Augustine’s Locking

August 2019
Sun 4th Aug 10.00am Family Service
  6.00pm Informal service in Hutton
Sun 11th Aug 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Evensong in Hutton
Sun 18th Aug 10.00am Family Service
  6.00pm Evening Prayer
Sun 25th Aug 10.00am Open air service in the park
  6.00pm Holy Communion (trad)
September 2019
Sun 1st Sept 10.00am United tent service, St Mary’s field, Hutton
Sun 8th Sept 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Evensong in Hutton
Sun 15th Sept 10.00am Harvest celebration and parade
  6.00pm Evening Prayer
Sun 22nd Sept 10.00am Celebration Sunday
  6.00pm Communion (trad)
Sun 29th Sept 10.00am United Holy Communion in Hutton

Childrens work every Sunday in Church or the Church Centre.
Refreshments are served in the Church Centre after morning services.

Services at St Mary’s Hutton

August 2019
Sun 4th Aug 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Informal Worship
Sun 11th Aug 10.00am Morning Worship in Hutton Village Hall
  6.00pm Evensong
Sun 18th Aug 10.00am Healing Holy Communion
  6.00pm Evening Prayer in Locking
Sun 25th Aug 10.00am Mattins
  6.00pm Holy Communion (trad) in Locking
September 2019
Sun 1st Sept 10.00am United tent service, St Mary’s field, Hutton
Sun 8th Sept 10.00am Informal Communion in Hutton Village Hall
  6.00pm Evensong
Sun 15th Sept 10.00am Harvest
  6.00pm Evening Prayer in Locking
Sun 22nd Sept 10.00am Mattins
  6.00pm Holy Communion in Locking
Sun 29th Sept 10.00am United Holy Communion in Hutton

Children’s work is run in the church during 10am Services on 2nd and 4th Sundays – check with notices.