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15 September 2019 News

Home Mission Sunday – second collection

This weekend 15th September 2019, we celebrate Home Mission Sunday – an opportunity to look closer to home as we grow Missionary Parishes and form Missionary Disciples. The Home Mission Office is a national organisation that helps the local Church engage in the vital mission of Evangelisation. This weekend, they ask for our prayers and our financial support through the second collection. Our prayers help them to be attentive to the Holy Spirit who directs their work and our donations to the second collection will enable them to help the local Church share the joy of the Gospel throughout England and Wales. In short, the second collection helps them to help us. For more information about the Home Mission Office or to donate online please visit


Mariola Matyjasik

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mariola Matyjasik and for her family and friends.


Bring & Buy Coffee Morning

There will be a Bring & Buy Coffee morning this Thursday 19th September at 10am at Honeyspot Farm. All monies to the Poor Clares and Severn Hospice. See the poster in the Church porch for further details.


Bishop’s Visitation at Newport

Bishop Mark will be visiting and celebrating Mass at Ss Peter & Paul, Newport next weekend.


Prayer for Persecuted Christians 

The next Churches Together prayer session for persecuted Christians will be held this Wednesday 18th September between 2:00 and 3:30pm. Meet in the Lounge at Market Drayton Methodist Church.  For more information, including recent reports from a number of ministries, please see the P4PC page of the Market Drayton Churches Together website. Alternatively, contact Randall Hardy 01952-540970 /


Savills Music Concert, St Mary’s Church Market Drayton with Colin Browne Band and Friends

Join Colin Browne Band and Friends for an evening of spirit filled soul, foot tapping funk, energetic jazz and harmonic gospel covers in the beautiful and historic building of St Mary’s Church, Market Drayton. In aid of Market Drayton Foodbank on Saturday 28th September, 7.30pm to 9.30pm at St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Market Drayton, TF9 1AD. Tickets from: See the poster in the Church porch for further information.


Mass of the Western Wind

Jacobi Chorale and Players perform 16th Century English Music Performance – Mass of the Western Wind by John Taverner today Sunday 15th September at 3pm at St Luke’s Church, Hodnet. For further details, please call Jill on 07538 482818.


Market Drayton Foodbank

Please refer to the ‘Urgently needed food items’ list on the Foodbank website if you wish to donate food items: The list currently includes: Sponge puddings, Tinned Fruit, Tinned Vegetables, Tinned Potatoes, Custard, Rice Pudding and Packets of Rice. Thank you.

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