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Monthly Prayer Focus:  

You’ve called us as your Church, Lord, your people here on earth,

A fellowship of equals where all are given worth,

A family together, distinguished by our care,

One faith, one hope, one gospel, one vision that we share.

May cords of love unite us, too strong to be undone –

Although we may be many, equip us to be one.     Amen

Weekly Prayer Focus :

Almighty God, we thank you for the gift of your holy word.

May it be a lantern to our feet, a light to our paths,

And a strength to our lives. Take us and use us to love and serve

In the power of the Holy Spirit

And in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Collation and Installation of our new Vicar: Sheri’s Collation and Installation  as our new Vicar will take place on Thursday, 15th August at Holy Trinity, Lickey, commencing at 7:30 pm followed by light refreshments in the Trinity Centre.  Full details and invitation on separate sheet

If you are able to make a cake for this occasion please let Sandra know in the office 445-1425 lickeyoffice@btinternet.com or sign the list at the back of church. Please ensure that there are no nuts in any of the cakes. Thank you.

 

INVITATION

The Churchwardens and Parochial Church Council of

Holy Trinity, the Lickey, with St Catherine, Blackwell

Invite you to the Collation

By the Rt Revd Anne Hollinghurst, Bishop of Aston

and the Induction by

The Ven Jenny Tomlinson, Archdeacon of Birmingham

of

The Revd Sheri Gidney

as Vicar

on 15th August 2019 at 19:30

at: Holy Trinity Church, the Lickey

Rose, Hill, Old Birmingham Road,

Birmingham. B45 8RR

Clergy and Readers are invited to robe:

– Cassock and surplice with scarf and hood

  • or appropriate denominational equivalent

RSVP by 26th July 2019 to Mrs Sandra Smith

Trinity Centre Office

411 Old Birmingham, Road

Lickey, Birmingham. B454 8ES

lickeyoffice@btinternet.com

Light refreshments will be served immediately 

following the service at:

Trinity Centre – Main Hall

411 Old Birmingham Road

Lickey, Birmingham. B45 8ES

 

For Prayer:

Emma, in her new role, is organising an event for young people across the diocese who are ages 11-18 and have been confirmed in the last five years. Its a celebration event and its called ‘Life’ and will be a space where young people can celebrate the step they took in confirmation but also to give them tools to continue their discipleship journey. Both Bishops are going to come and join in the event and there is the hope that 50 young people will attend. Please can you pray for young to hear about it, through their Clergy, and book on, for the team as they prepare and plan the event and for volunteers to help out on the day. 

It takes place on 21st September from 4-7pm and if you know anyone who wants to come please encourage them to talk to Emma or visit the Church of England website: http://www.cofebirmingham.com/hub/youth/training/

HEATHER JOHNSTONE

Heather lives and works right by Lake Victoria, and not far from the Serengeti National Park.  It is a beautiful place, but life can be hard for people who have no water supply, and have to fetch water by the bucket from the Lake.  Worse for the small farmers, is that the early rains were late, and insufficient rain fell, so many crops failed.  The knock on effect is for food prices to rise, and the price of maize, (a staple food) has doubled.  I was recently given a donation to send to Heather, but it seems such a small amount  where the need is great.  If anyone would like to send a little money to Heather, I can give you her details.  You can be sure she will use it wisely and carefully.                             Christine Allen 445 2402

OTHER DIARY DATES 

OPEN AIR SERVICE: Sunday 14th July at 10.30am

On the slope below the Visitors’ Centre at Lickey. This replaces the usual 10.30am Morning Worship at Lickey. It is always a lovely occasion  where we join to worship together with our friends from St. Michael’s Cofton Hackett and St. Andrew’s, Barnt Green. Why not bring some games to play and a picnic lunch to share afterwards.

Please bring something to sit on too. If wet the service will be in Holy Trinity, Lickey.

A Meal of Memories and Celebration

Please join us on Monday 15th July from 19:00 at Burcot Grange to celebrate 98 years of Cath Elliott’s life and 100 years of Save the Children! 

Tickets are £10 each which includes a drink and buffet. All proceeds will go to Cath’s charity Save The Children Fund.

To book your place please contact Ruth on 07798606610 or evansecg@googlemail.com.