Week beginning 2 May 2021

St Philips News for the Parish


Hebrews 7:25

25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to

God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.


Beginning on Sunday 2 May 2021

We will once again be in church for our 10.30am service. This will be under COVID restrictions – face masks, social spacing and no singing.

Each Sunday evening,

I will be offering a service of Evening Prayer at 5.00pm on Zoom – if you would like to join us, let me know and I will send you joining instructions.

As in the past our 10.30am services will follow this monthly pattern.

1st Sunday         Morning Prayer

2nd Sunday        Holy Communion

3rd Sunday         Morning Prayer

4th Sunday         Holy Communion

5th Sunday         To be decided

Readings for Sunday 2 May 2021                 

Acts 8:26-40      

John 15:1-8   

Readings for Sunday 9 May 2021

Acts 10:44-48           

1 John 5:1-6                

John 15:9-17               


Last week’s answers

ACROSS1. Conscience. 7. Arrival. 8. Yours. 10. Tidy. 11. Restrain. 13. Quaker.           15. Gateau. 17. Athenian 18. Amen. 21. Eliot. 22. Enables. 23. Impressive.

DOWN1. Cured. 2. Nave. 3. Calver. 4. Egyptian. 5. Courage. 6. Earthquake.                   9. Sinfulness. 12. Leinster. 14. Atheism. 16. Waters. 19. Milne. 20. Taxi.


Prayers are requested for the following:

Rod’s younger brother Tom.

Rod’s son Steven.

For Ann Westerman’s brother Bob (in the USA), who has liver cancer.

For Ann and Charlie Westerman – seeking a new church home – that God will guide them to the right place to use their gifts.

Pray for Mignons daughter Andrea suffering with breast cancer.

Wendy’s husband Julian

Kathy (Mike’s sister in Leeds) for her ongoing health problem.

Lesley’s mum

Sheila – healing for her legs and knees.

Marion’s grandson James and family.

Mike and Charmian’s daughter Victoria

Give thanks that Val’s aunt Helen is free from cancer

Give thanks for Jim’s ongoing recovery after the insertion of 3 stents.

Local Clergy

Dave and Amy Barker (Walsgrave Baptist ministers)

Malcolm (Vicar at St Mary’s, Walsgrave) and Frances Tyler (retired).

Brian Nash (Vicar at St Chad’s, Wood End)

George Bennett (Priest at St Patrick’s RC, Potters Green)

For our Bishops

Christopher and John

Please pray for:

Mike, Marjorie, Mignon, Zena, Ruth, Felicity, Addis and the Oromo people, Beryl, Bill and Celia, Ken.

All our local businesses, that they may survive through this difficult time. Give thanks for all who work in them and their families.

Pray for all the front-line workers who are enabling our lives to progress in these difficult times.


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