Risen Christ, faithful shepherd of your Father’s sheep: teach us to hear your voice and to follow your command, that all your people may be gathered into one flock, to the glory of God the Father.
We continue to pray for:
Clemmie, Janet & David Drake, Peter Barnett, Snowdrop, Joyce Mark Symons and Brian O’Brien
And those who have recently died and their loved ones:
Michael Thresher and Peter Covell
We add the following to our prayers as they are welcomed into the Church Family at their baptism on Sunday:
Rupert Marvin during the Family Service at Birdham
Isabella Brignall during the Children’s Service at West Wittering
Lola McCarthy at 12.30 at West Wittering and Tabitha Strange at 1.00 at St Nicholas, Itchenor
If you know of anyone who needs our prayers or would appreciate a visit, please let the Rector or the Parish Administrator know.
Should you wish to contact the Rector his mobile number is 07538 011579.
Services for this weekend
8.00 BCP HC at West Wittering and Birdham
At the main service at Birdham (9.30am) Alistair Ghinn’s sermon theme will be ‘The Name of the LORD is a Strong Tower’. At West Wittering (9.30) Sarah Manouch’s sermon theme will be “No. It’s Dragons at the Pet Service Please” and at 11.00 Jonathan Swindells sermon theme will be “Scattering the Sheep”. At Itchenor (11.00) Ben Harvey’s sermon theme will be The Peace of Christ –The Good Shepherd”.
4.00 St George’s Day Pet Service at West Wittering
Due to the installation of a new sound system at West Wittering there will be no 10.00 Holy Communion this Wednesday 25th April and no “Be Still” on Thursday 26th.
The Ministry Team are only too happy to talk through aspects of their Sermon.
Sunday 22nd April – Easter 4
Acts 4. 5-12; 1 John 3. 16-24; John 10. 11-18
1 Peter 2. 11-17; John 16. 16-22
29th April – Easter 5
Acts 8. 26-40; 1 John 4. 7-21; John 15. 1-8
James 1. 17-21; John 16. 5-15
Isaiah 60. 1-14; Revelations 16. 9-16