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

Sunday 24th June - Trinity 4
10.00am Celebration Sunday and baptism of Amber and Charlie Murray - Noonan.(Reading: Mark 4: 35 - end)
6.00pm Holy Communion (BCP) (Readings: 2 Cor 6: 1 - 13 Mark 4: 35 - end)

Sunday 1st July - Trinity 5
10.00am Family service (Readings: Ephesians 2: 11 - 22 No more divisions Mark 5: 21 - end)

Sunday 8th July - Trinity 6
10.00am Praise in the Park (Readings: Ephesians 3: 1 - 13 A mystery solved Mark 6: 1 - 13)

Sunday 15th July - Trinity 7
10.00am Holy Communion (Readings: Ephesians 3: 14 - 21 Strengthened in power, rooted in love Mark 6: 14 - 29)
6.00pm Evening Prayer (Readings: as above)

PLEASE PRAY for David and Joy Murray as David's grandchildren Amber and Charlie are going to be baptised today at the Celebration Sunday service. Pray also for their family and friends who will be attending that they will feel welcomed and sense the presence of the Lord Jesus.

PCC agenda and minutes are available today for the meeting on 2nd July.

PLEASE PRAY for the family and friends of Richard Brough whose funeral was last week. Richard died very suddenly at home. Please pray for his wife Sandra and daughter Sharon and sons Stuart and Mark and all the grandchildren.

PLEASE PRAY for Barry Topping and Becky Wonfor who were married here yesterday, Saturday 23rd June.

PRAISE IN THE PARK Sunday 8th July 10am. We will be inviting groups from the community to come along and be part of this. It is also a Parade Service. This is an opportunity to invite friends and neighbours. Invites are available in church.

It would be good if as many people as possible come to LOCKING SUMMER FAIR on 7th July where the church will have a stall.
PRAYER MEETING on Tuesday 10th July 7pm - 8pm - do come and join us in the Green Lounge - it was good to have 12 people come together to pray last time - all are welcome! When we pray we ask for God's kingdom to come and it does!

OPEN GARDENS - The next one is on July 28th 2.30 to 5pm at the home of Carol Butcher, 118 Elm Tree Road, with afternoon tea and cake stall. All welcome!

CHURCH OPENING - on Wednesday, Thursday Saturday and Sunday. Includes Local History Exhibition. Refreshments will be served each Thursday between 2pm and 4.30pm. Do pray for this venture.

LOCKING AND HUTTON WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP is on July 5th, 2.45pm, with Tony Coles "Songs of Praise" in the Green Lounge, Locking Church Centre. The next meeting is on July 19th with a Cream Tea at the Parkside Café, Grenville Road, Locking. All ladies welcome.

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.

We have started a SERMON SERIES on Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. They are available on the website. Please read the passage beforehand to get the most from the sermon.

PRAYER AND PRAISE ON THE HILL Sat 7th July 7pm for 7.30pm. Followed by BBQ. See poster in church for more details.

ZAMBIA 40 Bath and Wells Celebrations! Saturday 14th July. See poster in church for more details. Free event, but registration required.

Monday, 16th July an EVENING OF WORSHIP AND MUSIC WITH RUTH FAZAL. St Paul's Church, Walliscote Road, Weston. 7pm for 7.30pm. See poster in church for more details. Free event, organised by the Diocesan Renewal Group.

WESTON FOODBANK are particularly short of tinned: fish and meat. 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.

FAIRTRADE MUSTARD SEED COFFEE SHOP 10 - 12noon Wednesdays Hutton Village Hall. Eric and Gill 813716

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.

Services at St Augustine’s Locking

June 2018
Sun 3rd June 10.00am Family Service
  6.00pm Informal Evening Worship in Hutton
Sun 10th June 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Evensong in Hutton
Sun 17th June 10.00am Family Service
  6.00pm Evening Prayer
Sun 24th June 10.00am Celebration Sunday in the Church Centre
  6.00pm Holy Communion (BCP)

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

June 2018
Sun 3rd June 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Informal Evening Worship
Sun 10th June 10.00am Morning Worship
  6.00pm Evensong
Sun 17th June 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Evening Prayer in Locking
Sun 24th June 10.00am Mattins
  6.00pm Holy Communion (BCP) in Locking

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