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Here is a link to this week’s newsletter, which includes the reflection: 25th Ordinary Sunday 2021.pdf Newsletter Anything to share? Then write in the book in the porch or e-mail mcfarrell@btinternet.com  or pm the Facebook page.  The deadline is 10.00am on Thursdays. Coronavirus restrictions Please continue to abide by all the previous rules for hand sanitizing, mask wearing etc. We are no longer bound by restrictions on physical distancing but please be respectful of other people’s rights to choose to keep a distance if they so wish. The Ministers of Welcome will continue to keep a register of those present for Track & Trace, and to sanitise the church between services.  MF Date for your diary: during lockdown, Fr Peter spent some time writing a book which he has entitled “I will follow you, but….”. This has now been published, and on Friday 1st October, Fr Peter would like to gather together parishioners and friends from our 4 parishes and beyond to celebrate the launch of his first, but hopefully not last, book! This will begin with Holy Mass at 6pm, followed by a reception in the church hall, with light refreshments. The book will be on sale at a cost of £10 each, and Fr Peter will happily sign copies for anyone who wishes. For catering purposes, please email chapelstthomas@yahoo.co.uk or phone Fr Peter or Margaret Farrell to let us know you are coming along. All welcome. PE Volunteers required: Many hands make light work, and new faces are always welcome working in the church!  Please consider carefully and let Fr Peter or one of the PPC know if you are willing and able to take on any of the ministries.  New members of the PPC and Fabric and Finance group are always welcome too!  GF Teas & Coffees: in the hall after Sunday Mass, all welcome. In God’s Image Version 2: to ensure confidentiality and protect from data breaches, all PSCs in the diocese have been offered a new, dedicated email address. As soon as it is up and running it will be added to the details in the “Useful contacts” below.  The revised version of the Safeguarding instruction manual for all parishes in Scotland has now been published on the BCOS website where it can be read online: www.bcos.org.uk/InGodsImageV2. The bishops have decreed that version 2 came into effect on 8th September 2021. ED Pope’s Prayer intentions: for September: An Environmentally Sustainable Lifestyle: We pray that we all will make courageous choices for a simple and environmentally sustainable lifestyle, rejoicing in our young people who are resolutely committed to this. Finances:  Thank you again for your continued generosity and commitment to St Thomas’s. This week’s second collection will be for the Maintenance Fund. The collection last week amounted to £243 plus £106.71 for the Maintenance Fund. For information, the weekly average total by Standing Order is £120, thank you. GF Prayer Group: Next meeting will be Mon 20th September at 7pm on Zoom. If you need the link, contact Ged.  GF PRAYER FOR THE SICK & HOUSEBOUND AND ALL THOSE IN NEED Father in Heaven; grant them comfort in their suffering. When they are afraid, give them courage, When afflicted, give them patience, When dejected, afford them hope, And when alone, assure them of the support of your holy people.  We ask this through Christ our Lord.  Amen.
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Here is a link to this week’s newsletter, which includes the reflection: 25th Ordinary Sunday 2021.pdf Newsletter Anything to share? Then write in the book in the porch or e-mail mcfarrell@btinternet.com or pm the Facebook page. The deadline is 10.00am on Thursdays. Coronavirus restrictions Please continue to abide by all the previous rules for hand sanitizing, mask wearing etc. We are no longer bound by restrictions on physical distancing but please be respectful of other people’s rights to choose to keep a distance if they so wish. The Ministers of Welcome will continue to keep a register of those present for Track & Trace, and to sanitise the church between services. MF Date for your diary: during lockdown, Fr Peter spent some time writing a book which he has entitled “I will follow you, but….”. This has now been published, and on Friday 1st October, Fr Peter would like to gather together parishioners and friends from our 4 parishes and beyond to celebrate the launch of his first, but hopefully not last, book! This will begin with Holy Mass at 6pm, followed by a reception in the church hall, with light refreshments. The book will be on sale at a cost of £10 each, and Fr Peter will happily sign copies for anyone who wishes. For catering purposes, please email chapelstthomas@yahoo.co.uk or phone Fr Peter or Margaret Farrell to let us know you are coming along. All welcome. PE Volunteers required: Many hands make light work, and new faces are always welcome working in the church!  Please consider carefully and let Fr Peter or one of the PPC know if you are willing and able to take on any of the ministries.  New members of the PPC and Fabric and Finance group are always welcome too!  GF Teas & Coffees: in the hall after Sunday Mass, all welcome. Weekday Masses: Everyone is encouraged to come along to celebrate the Eucharist together. PE In God’s Image Version 2: to ensure confidentiality and protect from data breaches, all PSCs in the diocese have been offered a new, dedicated email address. As soon as it is up and running it will be added to the details in the “Useful contacts” below.  The revised version of the Safeguarding instruction manual for all parishes in Scotland has now been published on the BCOS website where it can be read online: www.bcos.org.uk/InGodsImageV2. The bishops have decreed that version 2 came into effect on 8th September 2021. ED Pope’s Prayer intentions: for September: An Environmentally Sustainable Lifestyle: We pray that we all will make courageous choices for a simple and environmentally sustainable lifestyle, rejoicing in our young people who are resolutely committed to this. Finances:  Thank you again for your continued generosity and commitment to St Thomas’s. This week’s second collection will be for the Maintenance Fund. The collection last week amounted to £243 plus £106.71 for the Maintenance Fund. For information, the weekly average total by Standing Order is £120, thank you. GF Prayer Group: Next meeting will be Mon 20th September at 7pm on Zoom. If you need the link, contact Ged.  GF PRAYER FOR THE SICK & HOUSEBOUND AND ALL THOSE IN NEED Father in Heaven; grant them comfort in their suffering. When they are afraid, give them courage, When afflicted, give them patience, When dejected, afford them hope, And when alone, assure them of the support of your holy people.  We ask this through Christ our Lord.  Amen.