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The Parish of Bere Ferrers with Bere Alston.

Second Sunday before Advent - 19th November 2017


Readings: Zep 1:7, 12-18, 1 Thes 5:1-11, Mt 25:14-30.


9.30    Holy Communion BCP                                         Holy Trinity


11.00  Elevenses                                                                 BF Ch Hall


2.00    Baptism                                                                      Holy Trinity

We welcome Emily Phillips in to the Church


6.00    Holy Communion                                                     St Andrew


Services this week:

Monday          9.00    Prayers for the Parish                     Holy Trinity

Wednesday   9.30    Holy Communion                             St Andrew

Thursday       7.30    Fellowship Group                            Glebe Hse

Sunday          9.30    Holy Communion                             Holy Trinity

                        11.00  Holy Communion                             St Andrew

                          3.00  Scouts 60th Anniversary                 Parish Hall


Thank you to everyone who has contributed to Love in a Box.

Advent Book – The One True Gift by Tim Chester.   We have 20 copies of this book and I would encourage you to take one and read it daily in Advent (in addition to anything else you do).                                                                  You can make a contribution towards the cost (£3.99) or take it for free.  Let me know what you think of it. 

Coffee Morning in aid of Myeloma UK, Trinity Hall, Friday 24th November, 10.00 – 12.30.  Bring a friend.

St Andrew’s Church Patronal Festival & Shared Lunch, Sunday 26th November, 11.00am in church and lunch in the hall.

Launch of St Andrew’s plans for kitchenette & toilet – come along and see the plans on Thursday 30th November, refreshments from 7.00pm.  Friends of St Andrew’s AGM at 7.30pm.

60th Anniversary of 2nd Bere Alston Scout Group, on Sunday 26th November, 3.00 – 6.00pm in the Parish Hall.  A short service, entertainment and refreshments.  All welcome.

Advent Course begins on Monday 4th December, 12.30 in the Rectory.

Catalyst 1-2-1 mentoring in Tavistock College
Mentoring has proven to be a tremendous mechanism for supporting young people experiencing worries at school or at home. The scheme at Tavistock College which draws volunteers from local churches has really benefited the students and more mentors are needed. Could you help? Please email Trudi Massey at
trudi@tavistockcatalyst.com if you're interested in finding out more.

2018 Fund raising and events group.  Come along on Thursday 30th November at 10.30 at the Rectory and help to start plan next year’s events to help raise the funds we need for the improvements to our churches.

Please remember in your prayers: Linda Prout, Shirley Pyle, William Pyle, Roger Pike, Dominic Smith, Vivian Symonds, Alan & Gladys Wakefield, Margaret Austin, Tom Sleep, Shirley Smyth, Tony Hicks, George Nash, Peter Morris, Liz Brighton, Lindsay Brown.

Listening & Responding

to God, our Neighbours and Ourselves