October News

October Services
Sunday 4th October

10.30am Holy Communion at St Mawnan

Wednesday 7th October
10am BCP Communion at St Michael’s

Sunday 11th October
10.30am Harvest Thanksgiving at St Michaels’
We will be joined by our friends from Mawnan Methodists for this service. Gifts will be for the Foodbank.

Wednesday 14th October

Sunday 18th October
10.30am Holy Communion at St Mawnan

Wednesday 21st October
10am BCP Communion at St Michael’s

Sunday 25th October
10.30am Worship for Bible Sunday at St Michael’s, followed by our APCM

Wednesday 28th October
10am BCP Communion at St Michael’s

Videos of our Sunday services, along with the Order of Service and Notice Sheets are posted at https://stmawnan.org/blog/, usually by the evening

Harvest and Foodbank

Our Harvest collection will be for the foodbank, whose work is more essential than ever. They update their shopping list each week, so supporters can choose things that will be most helpful. Here is the list for 21st September 2020:
Washing Up Liquid
Savoury Snacks
Tinned Meat Meals
Washing Tablets
Shaving Foam
Wet Cat Food
Fruit Squash
Rice Pudding
Tinned Baked Beans
Tinned Soup
Dried Pasta
Tinned Tuna
You can see the latest list at: https://www.falmouthchurchestogether.org.uk/penryn-foodbank-this-weeks-shopping-list/

Our Annual Meeting will be on Sunday 25th October, following a shorter worship service. Agendas and reports will be published on https://stmawnan.org/blog/ in due course

News from the Christians Against Poverty Debt Centre
Serving Falmouth, Penryn & Surrounding Villages
Time has flown by since training with CAP was completed and we went live as a Debt Centre
on 10th August. As we continue through this time of pandemic and hopefully emerge from the other side, many people are likely to require the ministry of Christians Against Poverty to help them emerge from debt.
It is a ministry which uniquely seeks to help the whole person, not just to deal with crippling
debt but also to re-engage with society. It is a ministry which the whole church can be involved
with; prayerfully, and practically through offering your time and gifts of love to help clients
through the early stages of debt recovery. Ultimately, we pray that through the love of God and
his people, CAP may well help many to lead a new life in Jesus.
The exciting news for this month is that we are officially launching our new CAP Debt Centre so
please do set aside the date for a special service of commissioning if you can, it looks set to be a
good night. We are really excited that our new Bishop of St Germans, Bishop Hugh will be with us and he is also delighted that this ministry will be happening within the deanery. We also have a very gifted speaker from Christians Against Poverty, Jen Sweet, who is passionate about the work of CAP, Jen is also the Area Manager for the South West. This is a great opportunity for us to engage with those in great need and to see lives changed.

Christians Against Poverty Debt Centre, Launch Service, Wednesday 30th September at 7pm
Guest Speakers: Bishop Hugh and Jen Sweet, CAP Area Manager
Join us on Zoom with this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83460477382?pwd=NlcrOXZFMUdJRjRZRVhUeXoxeSs3UT09

For our prayers this month:
Rachael Thomson, Shirley Banks, Sylvia Weatherhead, Jane Skrender, Jean Wattis, Kate Graves, David Sanderson, Peter Bennett, Robbie Bowen, Emma Chesshire, Dennis and Louise Gartside, Ann Benney snr, Glynn Hooper and David Charles, and others known to us who especially need our prayers
We remember those who have died including Mary Wright and Margaret Clive-Matthews, and we pray for all who mourn
For our school staff and families approaching half term.
For Dan and Jo whose banns who will be married this month
For our PCC and Church Officers, and for new members to join them
For those who are anxious at the rising level of infection, and for wisdom for our leaders and all of us in how we respond.

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