The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity
Sunday 22nd September 2019
Today: 9am Holy Communion
11am Morning Prayer
7pm A Celebration of Wholeness and Healing
Wednesday: 10.30am Holy Communion
Next Sunday: 9am Holy Communion
11am Morning Prayer
(Epistle: 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Reader: Mrs Melanie Meredith)
7pm A Service of the Word
SCRIPTURE READINGS: Jeremiah 8:18 – 9:1(OT page 649);
1 Timothy 2:1-7 (NT page 198; Reader: Roy Tilson); Luke 16:1-13 (NT page 75).
S-CLUB Parents are asked to complete the annual consent forms in the Parish Hall following the morning Service today. The money raised by the S-Club for Rachel’s Place during the last year will be presented to Lorraine Hazley during the 11am Service today.
CHOIR PRACTICES for the Harvest will begin in Church this Wednesday evening (25th September) at 7.30pm for the Junior Choir and Parish Choir. Anyone who would like to join the Parish Choir, even just for the Harvest, is welcome to come along. Children who are in P5 or above and enjoy singing are welcome to come along and join the Junior Choir.
OPEN DOOR CLUB will meet in the Minor Hall on Thursday 26th September at 2pm when the subject will be “Memory Boxes”. Members please bring an old or favourite item from home. New members will be very welcome.
BIBLE STUDY / PRAYER GROUP will meet in the Parish Room on Thursday 26th September at 7.30pm for a time of prayer followed by a Bible Study at 8pm. New members will be made very welcome.
BALLYMORE BOWLING CLUB will be reopening for the autumn session on Thursday 26th September at 7pm in the Parish Hall. Fun bowls for all ages and everyone is welcome. Come along and try it!
WALKMORE -the Parish walking group will recommence on the first Wednesday in October – Wednesday 2nd October at 10am at the Parish Hall and will then continue to meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. New members welcome.
CHURCH ATTENDANCE CARDS for the year 2018/2019 should be handed in to whoever is stamping the cards in Church during the month of September. New cards are ready for collection and are available in the Church porch.
BLACK BAG COLLECTION: Bags of unwanted clothes, paired shoes and curtains can be left in the porch of the Parish Hall anytime during the next number of weeks. No ripped or dirty clothes, ladies boots, quilts or pillows please. All money raised will go to GFS funds.
ARMAGH CATHEDRAL: The Dean and Chapter invite the clergy and people of the Diocese of Armagh to a Service of Choral Evensong this afternoon (Sunday 22nd September 2019) at 3.15 p.m. to mark the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland. The Preacher will be the Right Revd Gregory Cameron, Bishop of St Asaph.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY: Harvest Weekend 18th – 20th October with the Annual Fry Night on Saturday 19th October from 5.30pm – 7.00pm.
FAITH MISSION TANDRAGEE CONFERENCE will take place in Tandragee Methodist Church on Saturday 28th September at 7.30pm. Speaker: Revd William Park. Singer: Mrs Louise Campbell. Supper will be served. Everyone welcome.
SHOE BOX APPEAL: The Bible Study in conjunction with Drop Inn Ministries would like to encourage individuals and families to take part again this year in the special Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal. All we ask is that you fill a shoebox with some small gifts for a child for Christmas and Team Hope will deliver them to Eastern Europe or Africa. All boxes from Ballymore should be brought to Church before Sunday 3rd November. You will find leaflets with information about what to include in your shoebox at the back of Church. Last year we sent a total of 54 shoeboxes from the Parish so it would be great to send at least that many if not more this year. Your help with this project would be very much appreciated.
OBERAMMERGAU 2020: There will be an information evening in St Anne’s Church Hall, Dungannon on Monday 23rd September starting at 7.30pm for those who are interested in going to the Oberammergau Passion Play in Austria, leaving on 1st September 2020 for a period of 7 days. The trip is being organised by Thompson Travel Faith and Culture Tours. More information available on the Parish website / Facebook page.
WW1 REMEMBERED: An information evening is being held in Mullavilly Parish Centre on Wednesday 25th September at 7.30pm for those who would be interested in travelling to the Somme and surrounding area from 20th – 27th September 2020. More details are available on the Parish website and Facebook page or please contact the Revd Elizabeth Cairns Tel: 3884 0221.
WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENT SHEET: Information and articles to be included on the weekly announcement sheet should be sent to the Parish email address email@example.com by Thursday evening. Thanks.
PARISH WEBSITE contains information about the Parish and its organisations as well as the weekly Services. Please do have a look at it and let us know if there is any other information we should add to it. www.ballymoreparish.org
SICK & BEREAVED: If you know of any parishioners who have been unwell recently, bereaved or who would appreciate a home visit please let the Rector know.
SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER FLOWERS
22nd Mrs Gloria Topping
29th Mrs Janet Hamill
6th Mrs Faith Poole
13th Mrs Anne Vennard
20th Harvest Thanksgiving
SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER READERS
22nd Roy Tilson (1 Timothy 2:1-7)
29th Mrs Melanie Meredith (1 Timothy 6:6-19)
6th Mrs Wendy Laverty (2 Timothy 1:1-14)
13th Mrs Linda McCord (2 Timothy 2:8-15)
20th Harvest Thanksgiving
27th Miss Nola Nixon (2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18)