Notices for Sunday 20th November 2016

Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you enter your kingdom.” He said, “Don’t worry, I will. Today you will join me in paradise.”
Luke 23:42-43 (Message)

Help us Father God to seek your kingdom in the here and now and not to concentrate solely on the kingdom to come. Enable us through the power of your Holy Spirit to combat oppression and injustice.

We welcome our preacher this morning who is Mr Martin Woodhall
After service tea hosts Warren and Vera

Our thanks for the flowers given this morning by June Jones in memory of her father Frank Powell
Organist: Joan McGowan

Sunday 27th November
11.00am        Rev Richard Sharples
Vestry Steward – Sheila
Door Steward – Bob
Tea Hosts – Bob and Evelyn

Diary Dates

Mon 21st       Alpha Course at Gresford 6.30pm
Tue 22nd      Every Day with Jesus Study Group 10.30am
Wed 23rd     Midweek Communion at Regent Street 11.15am
Wed 23rd     Wisdom Through the Bible 2.00pm at home of Elizabeth Coulton
Fri 25th       Friday Lunch Club in the Hall £3
Sat 26th       Christmas Festival at Llangollen 1.00pm
Sat 26th       Christmas Fair at Overton 2.00pm
Sun 27th       Messy Church here at Caergwrle 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Mon 28th      “Time Out” a monthly reflective worship 2.00pm at the home of Barry and Angela Smith
Tue 29th      Christmas Gift Stall at Rhosymedre 2.00pm
Tue 29th      Extraordinary Church Council Meeting 7.30pm
Wed 30th     Circuit Meeting Caergwrle 7.30pm

Sat 3rd         Coffee Morning at Ruabon 10.00am – noon
Sat 3rd         Church Fair at Gresford 12.30pm
Sat 3rd         Christmas Tea at Rhosddu 2.30pm

Please pray for the following:
Isobel Holroyd
Dorreen Holroyd
Michael Shipley
Keith and Myra Baugh
Evelyn Taylor
Pete and Ruby Kasprowicz

All those who care for those in need.
We thank God for answered prayer and ask that he helps us to understand that all things do work together for good.

In Paradise with me
This day I will be with you in Paradise.
Paradise Place, Lord? I know it well.
Back to back houses with back to back people.
Not like the old days:‑
Streets ringing with laughter like washing
And neighbours popping in like pints.
Now scullery rats run scared and scream
And television winks in jest
Like some surrogate company.
People bolt all contact out.
Old age lies battered on the kitchen floor,
And young unemployed sit in solo empty rooms.
Families feud, boarding up their turmoil from prying eyes, And hope awaits its demolition.
A reconstruction job in Paradise Street, Lord.
Will you meet me there?

John Rawnsley

Escape to Egypt

A group of Christian Aid staff and supporters will be walking from Bethlehem (Carmarthenshire) to Aiift (Egypt, Denbighshire) to raise money for Christian Aid’s Christmas appeal and to show solidarity with and challenge the negative image created of refugees by politicians and the media.

The poster on the back page gives information about the special service to close the walk which will be held in St Asaph Cathedral on Thursday Dec 15th at 7pm. It will be a symbolic gesture of our longing to welcome refugees and give them sanctuary.

If it’s not possible for you to go to the service, perhaps you’d care to sponsor Christian Aid – you can do that Here


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