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THE PRAISE NOTICE BOARD

SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER 2019

AND BEYOND

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ON PRAISE TODAY - 20 OCTOBER

MISSION AVIATION FELLOWSHIP pilots and staff are on the Island this weekend, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the donation of a light aircraft to the international charity, by Ramsey-based business AFD Software.  The Kodiak plane has spent the last ten years helping the people of Kalimantan on the island of Borneo - one of the many vulnerable communities in the world.  Mission Aviation Fellowship believes that every community, however remote, should have the essentials needed for life - and so MAF use their big fleet of light aircraft to deliver food, medical supplies etc., as well as doctors and other healthcare professionals, water engineers and teachers etc.

I talk with Chief Executive Officer of MAF in the UK - Ruth Whitaker, and experienced pilot Steve Machell who is also serving as one of MAF’s Country Directors in Chad, in Africa

Whilst interviewing Ruth and Steve,  I discovered that local teenager Grace Harrison is about to go to Amsterdam for a very special MAF meeting - listen to this week’s programme to find out what it’s all about.

The DISCOVERY AIR PASS which Ruth mentions  - is a series of occasional mailings over a period of one year, explaining about the culture and the conditions in some of the countries served by MAF planes,  and is a great way to find out more about a world which is very different from the one we know.

You can request  a DISCOVERY AIR PASS and find out much more about Mission Aviation Fellowship at their website :-

www.maf-uk.org

Also on the programme,  I meet members of the EAGA  GOSPEL CHOIR - a true community choir, with a place for everyone.  The choir is based in a Leicester church, and they’ve travelled to the Island to compete in the bi-annual Festival of Choirs, winning a place in the final for the Choir of the Festival, by taking top honours in the Open Voice Choir class with an impressive mark of 93!   Their pastor and their Bishop have travelled with them - and share their thoughts on the healing power of music.

 

MUSIC ON PRAISE TODAY :

is sung by KEITH AND KRISTYN GETTY and all tracks are taken from their CD ‘In Christ Alone - the songs of Stuart Townend

In Christ Alone

A Worker’s Prayer

Speak, O Lord

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WHEN JURBY CHURCH WAS BUILT

An exhibition celebrating 200 years of history surrounding Jurby Church

Open daily rom 10am to 4pm up to and including 27th October

(Note - extended for another week)

New material was added mid September so those who visited earlier in the summer will have more to see, especially the 'family history' part in the building of the church with the names on the pews of those who paid for them.

Book Bus Vannin Connect Villages the day before you want to travel, for transport to Jurby Church gate

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SERVICES & EVENTS

IN THE

PARISH OF THE NORTHERN PLAIN

 

START THE WEEK with informal prayer and fellowship - Hot drinks & biscuits on arrival,  then prayer for ourselves and those we love, for our parish, and for the wider world - BALLAUGH PARISH CHURCH each Monday at 10.00am

 

MID-WEEK HOLY COMMUNION - this simple, prayerful service is a great spiritual top-up (lasts 30 minutes) EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 9.30am in ST STEPHEN’S, SULBY - with a warm welcome for all———————————————————————————————

 

TAIZE WORSHIP in St Stephen’s Church in Sulby is on the last Friday of every month - with a warm welcome for all - The next service will be on Friday 25 October at 7pm

 

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SERVICES IN OUR PARISH - SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER

 

8.30am -  ST JUDE’S - Holy Communion (BCP) with The Rector

 

9.45am - ST STEPHEN’S, SULBY - Morning Prayer with Rev’d William (his last service in the Parish of the Northern Plain)

 

9.45am - BALLAUGH PARISH CHURCH - Holy Communion with The Rector

 

11.15am - KIRK ANDREAS - Morning Prayer with Peter Shimmin

 

11.15am - CIVIC SERVICE in Jurby Parish Church with Rev’d William

 

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HOLLANTIDE FAYRE - ST MARY DE BALLAUGH CHURCH

 

FAYRE WILL BE HELD (AS USUAL) IN

BALLAUGH VILLAGE HALL

STATION ROAD

BALLAUGH

 

FRIDAY 8 NOVEMBER AT 7pm

 

OPENER: MR TIM BAKER MHK

 

ALL THE USUAL STALLS AND ATTRACTIONS

 

ENTERTAINMENT BY BALLAUGH SCHOOL CHILDREN

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ST STEPHEN’S CHURCH HALL - SULBY

IS THE HOME OF

THE MONDAY CLUB

reaches out to anyone who would like some company and something interesting to do, on a regular basis,

in a happy, relaxed and informal atmosphere.

NO MEMBERSHIP COSTS

Just come along any Monday when you’re free

 

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Monday

21st October

 

OUT TO LUNCH

At 12.30pm

At

Glen Truan Golf Clubhouse

 

Booking essential

Contact Carole on 880433

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Monday 28th October

 

BOOK CLUB @ MARY’S HOUSE

With tea and cakes - naturally!

2pm

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ALL ARE WELCOME!

 

If you need more details

ring one of the organisers

 

Anne Heap  - 898242

Mary Webb - 898295

Carole Buckler - 880433

 

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ANDREAS YOUTH FILM CLUB

held in Kirk Andreas

(Andreas Parish Church)

on the following Fridays:15 November

20 December

 

For Year 3 and above

Free entry

Tuck Shop available

Doors Open at 6pm

Film starts at 6.45pm

 

For more information, search social media

/andreasyouthfilmclub

 

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SULBY METHODIST CHURCH

at the crossroads on the Sulby Straight opposite the Sulby Glen Hotel                         

and Caley’s Store

Minister

Reverend Bryan Yardy

Tel: 897364

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SUNDAY SERVICES

 

WEEKLY TRADITIONAL SUNDAY WORSHIP AT 10.30am

PLUS THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL SERVICES :-

 

SUNDAY 20th OCTOBER

10.30am - HARVEST FESTIVAL

Gifts of tinned items are welcome for the Salvation Army and the Food Bank

 

SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER

10.30am - REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY SERVICE

 

EXTRA SERVICE

SATURDAY AT 4pm

CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP

 

SUNDAY 24th NOVEMBER

10.30am - PLOUGH SERVICE

Music by Crosby Silver Band

Meet a plough horse and enjoy a ploughman’s snack

 

SUNDAY 1st DECEMBER

4pm - CHRISTINGLE SERVICE

 

CHRISTMAS EVE   24th DECEMBER

5pm - FAMILY CAROLS

 

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A NEW GROUP HAS STARTED ON A FRIDAY MORNING

 

‘Friday @ 11’ at Sulby Methodist Church - meets weekly for discussion, fellowship, guest speakers and Bible study

 

Friday 25th October

11am -  Bible Study led by Reverend Bryan Yardy

 

Friday 1st November

11am -  TO BE ADVISED

 

Friday 8th November

11am -  Bible Study led by Reverend Bryan Yardy

 

Friday 15th November

11am - Coffee Morning in aid of church funds

 

Friday 22nd November

11am - Doris Kermeen -

Memories of plough horses Diamond and Daisy

 

Friday 29th November

11am - Bible Study led by Reverend Bryan Yardy

Or make Christingles

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FRIENDSHIP GROUP FOR TODDLERS, PARENTS AND CARERS  meets on a Wednesday afternoon each month at 2pm

 

See church notices for more details or phone 897364

 

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St JUDE’S

opposite ThIe ny Gaelgey

(The Old Schoolhouse)

on St Jude’s Road

SERVICES WILL BE  HELD IN ST JUDE’S

at 8.30am

on the following Sundays :

17th November

 

ST JUDE’S DAY - HARVEST THANKSGIVING

MONDAY 28th OCTOBER

7pm

In the church -  All welcome

 

ST JUDE’S SOUP DAY

SATURDAY 2nd NOVEMBER

From 11am - 4pm

at ThIe ny Gaelgey

(The Old Schoolhouse, opposite St Jude’s Church)

Soup and Bread - £4

Plus home-made cakes, jam and chutney to buy

Grand Hamper Raffle

CAROL SERVICE

THURSDAY 19th DECEMBER

6pm

In the church - all welcome

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CHRIST CHURCH - LAXEY

 

Sunday 20 October

 

8am  -  Holy Communion

 

10.30am - Holy Communion

 

 

Sunday 27 October

 

10.30am - Holy Communion

 

 

 

Advance Dates :

 

Anti Cancer Pop Up Shop will be in church from Thursday 31st October to Saturday 2nd November

 

Christmas Fayre - 30 November and 1 December in the Church - because the church will be in use for the Fayre, the Sunday service on 1 December will be in St Adamnan’s - Lonan Old Church

 

Church Details :-


Website christchurchlaxey.com


Rev Jo Dudley (Vicar) (01624) 861989

jodudley56@gmail.com

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LONAN OLD CHURCH - ST ADAMNAN’S

 

TRADITIONAL SUMMER SERVICES 2019

have finished now for this year -

thank you to all who supported them.

 

To keep up to date, follow us on Facebook - www.facebook.com/stadamnanslonan

 

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AGNEASH METHODIST CHAPEL

 

HARVEST CELEBRATIONS

 

HARVEST SERVICE

SUNDAY 27 OCTOBER AT 2.30pm

 

HARVEST SUPPER

TUESDAY 29 OCTOBER AT 7.00pm

 

NO CHARGE FOR SUPPER

AUCTION OF PRODUCE

 

 

A collection will be taken

for those affected by the recent floods in Laxey

 

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BALDRINE

METHODIST CHAPEL

have a service at 11am on a Sunday morning

Refreshments served at close of service

with a warm welcome to all to come and join us

 

HARVEST THANKSGIVING AT BALDRINE

SUNDAY

20 OCTOBER 2019

  at 3pm

BALDRINE CHAPEL HALL

with Mrs Jean Guthrie

 

HARVEST SUPPER AT BALDRINE

MONDAY

21 OCTOBER 2019

At 7pm

Bookings for supper at £10

PHONE

Joan 861713  Or  Evelyn 862154

Harvest gifts to be donated to the IOM Food Bank

 

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ST PETER’S PARISH CHURCH

ONCHAN

 

Sung Evensong with St Peter’s Church Choir at 6.30pm on the 4th Sunday of each month

 

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AGLOW INTERNATIONAL

The group for women

who want to draw closer to God

and deepen their spiritual life

 

Regular meetings will be on the 4th Monday of each month at

7.30pm

 

In

Onchan Elim Family Centre

For an evening of prayer and praise

All welcome

 

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UNION MILLS METHODIST CHAPEL

 

The Manx Methodist Historical Society A.G.M. will be held on Saturday 26th October at Union Mills Methodist Chapel at 2.30pm. After the business part of the meeting, Dr Tim Grass will speak on "The Effects of The Reformation on The Isle of Man". Refreshments will be served afterwards. Everyone will be made most welcome.

 

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PROMENADE METHODIST CHURCH

DOUGLAS 

 

 

SUNDAY 20  OCTOBER – 10:30am

 

Worship Service

Led by Reverend Richard Hooton

 

NEXT SATURDAY THE PROM WILL BE VERY BUSY:

10:00 AM – 12:00 NOON - THE COFFEE LOUNGE – The Prom Coffee morning will be held.

10:15 AM – 12:00 NOON - THE TOP HALL – CAFÉ LINGO 

(SEE BELOW)

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM – THE TOP HALL AND THE SANCTUARY -

PROM MESSY CHURCH - SOMETHING TO INTEREST AND INVOLVE ALL AGES

 

 

SUNDAY 27  OCTOBER – 10:30am

 

Reverend Richard Hooton will lead a service of Holy Communion

 

 

CAFE LINGO

THE PERFECT PLACE TO LEARN ENGLISH, AND HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF LIFE ON THE ISLE OF MAN

 

CURRENT TERM :

12 OCTOBER 2019 - 25 MAY 2020

 

WHERE ?

 

THE TOP HALL OF THE PROMENADE METHODIST CHURCH

DOUGLAS

 

WHEN ?

SATURDAY MORNINGS FROM 10.15am - 11.45am

 

EVERYONE IS WELCOME - any nationality, age, faith or no faith

ITS FRIENDLY FUN AND FREE

Students’ children are welcome too

 

CONTACT KAREN FOR MORE INFORMATION - 458340

 

FIND US ON FACEBOOK - CAFE LINGO (ISLE OF MAN)

  CAFE LINGO - ISLE OF MAN

 

PLUS EXTRA - MID WEEK MEET AND CHAT

 

Mid-week Meet and Chat in the Windsor Coffee Co coffee shop (above Paparazzi on the Prom next  to the Methodist Church) between 10.30am and 11.30am on the first Wednesday of every month

 

EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

 

 

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TRINITY METHODIST CHURCH

ROSEMOUNT

DOUGLAS

 

 

Sunday - October 20th

 

10.30 am Morning worship led by Paul Craine

 

Sunday - October 27th

 

10.30am -  Morning worship led by Revd. Richard Hooton and including dedication of the “Shoe-Box” Christmas parcels for Children’s hospitals and orphanages in Eastern Europe.

 

ALL WELCOME

 

OTHER EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

AT  TRINITY

 

The Season of Fellowship

Tuesdays at 7.30pm.

These are held in Trinity, Rosemount, and all are welcome

 

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ST THOMAS’S CHURCH

FINCH ROAD

DOUGLAS

 

The usual pattern of Sunday services in St Thomas’s is:

First Sunday in the month -  9.30am - Holy Communion

                                   11.00am - Family Service (informal)

                                                                             

Second Sunday in the month - 

11.00am - Holy Communion

with Adventurers Sunday School

Third Sunday in the month -   

9.30am - Holy Communion

11.00am - Family Worship

with Adventurers Sunday School

Fourth and Fifth Sundays - 

11.00am - Holy Communion

with Adventurers Sunday School

THANK YOU

TO EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTED THE VERY SUCCESSFUL SERIES OF SUMMER EVENING CONCERTS IN ST THOMAS’S -

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NEWS OF A SPECIAL CONCERT COMING IN OCTOBER …

St. Thomas' Church, Douglas will be hosting

Manx Concert Brass in Concert

at 7.30pm

on Thursday 24th October 2019

 

The concert will be followed by a hot supper of cottage pie,

(gluten free and vegetarian options will be available)

choice of desserts, and wine or soft drinks.

 

Tickets for the concert and supper are £15.00 and are available from church or via our website - www.stthomaschurch.im

 

Admission is free for anyone wishing to attend the concert without supper. However, donations towards church funds will be welcome.

 

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A warm welcome to the

Cooill Methodist Chapel

 

The Annual Three Day Sale of Fairtrade Christmas cards, gifts and foods at the Cooill Chapel Hall will be held from Thursday 31st October to Saturday 2nd November from  10am - 6.30pm.

Simple Lunches will also be served from 12 - 2pm

with proceeds  supporting Third World Charities.                                                                                                                                                                             For further information Telephone Margaret Newton on  628995

 

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There’s an open invitation to THE CAT WITH NO TAIL PUB  at Governor’s Hill, DOUGLAS,  to join them for Sunday at Ten - the relaxed and informal service held there in the pub every Sunday  morning at ten am.  It’s suitable for all ages,  and light refreshments are served afterwards.  New faces are always welcome!

 

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HAVE YOU EVER FELT EXCLUDED FROM CHURCH ?


If you have, then OPEN TABLE is for YOU !

Open Table is committed to a vision of faith which is creative in worship, progressive and inclusive of everyone. Whoever you are and wherever you are from, you are welcome here.

Open Table@IOM is a safe, affirming, Communion Service for ALL people, but offers a very warm welcome to the LGBTI+, their family + Christian community, and those seeking a more Inclusive Church for all

Open Table is held on the FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH in

St Andrew’s United Reformed Church, Glencrutchery Road, Douglas - doors open at 6pm for 6.30pm  informal service with refreshments to follow. Interested? Just come along and be made welcome - or if you’d like to know more, contact Diane on 262 838

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CHURCHES BOOKSHOP in Howard Street, Douglas - off Strand Street, just behind the Promenade Methodist Church -  is packed with Bibles, Christian books, DVD’s, CD’s and reasonably-priced original gifts PLUS a great selection of greeting cards for all ocassions - AND  NOW IT’S OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK! Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm

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GLEN MAYE METHODIST CHURCH

 

 

IN GLEN MAYE METHODIST CHURCH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE  ON THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH  -  THERE’S A CRAFT FAIR!

THE NEXT CRAFT FAIR WILL BE ON

THE FIRST SATURDAY IN

NOVEMBER

THERE’S A  MONTHLY CRAFT MARKET in Glen Maye Chapel and Community Centre,  open from 11am to 3pm.    Call in for quality crafts, cards, jewellery, knitwear  and gifts, as well as home made produce  - and so much more.  Free entry, and there’s food too - now including BACON BAPS plus home made light lunches, hot drinks and cakes - and if you’ve not been before, just look out for the bunting and banners as you drive through Glen Maye.

 

The Craft Market is now a regular part of Glen Maye life - there’s one on the first Saturday of every month except in August, so if you’d like to book a sales table :

Contact Debbie on 845 681

 

 

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THE CATHEDRAL, PEEL

 

For full details see    www.cathedral.im

 

8.30am. -   BCP Said Eucharist

 

10.30am  - First Mass of Fr Ben Bradshaw.

Music,  sung by a Cantor, by composers Walker and Caccini

 

3.30pm   -  Choral Evensong and Healing Service.   The service is sung by Schola and will include music by Neary, Aston and Harris. All very welcome

 

 

 

 

Refreshments are available after all Cathedral services,  and  don’t forget everyone is welcome to the BIG TABLE CAFE that’s open every Monday lunchtime between noon and 2pm,  in the Corrin Hall in the grounds of the Cathedral - a time to share good food and friendship - eat what you want, and pay whatever you can - there’s no fixed charges - but if there are any surplus funds they’ll be shared between the IOM Food Bank and the Mothers Union South Sudan Relief Fund - two charities tackling hunger at home and abroad

 

 

For more Cathedral information go to www.cathedral.im

 

THE MUSIC AND ARTS FOUNDATION

HAVE A FULL PROGRAMME OF CONCERTS PLANNED FULL DETAILS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

 

http://www.cathedral.im/concert-calendar

 

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ST JAMES’S CHURCH, DALBY

 

If you’d like more information about the life and ministry at St James’s please contact Cheryl Cousins  at : cherylcouins@manx.net  

 

OR take a look at the website : www.stjamesdalby.org/communityevents 

 

Cheryl Cousins

Diocesan Environmental Officer.

Local Minister for Dalby Village

& St. James Church.

Tel : 843471

www.stjamesdalby.org

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS

IN THE PARISH OF RUSHEN

 

 

ON THE FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH  -

SOUP INN IS OPEN

FROM 12 noon - 1.30pm

in the Hall next to St Catherine’s Church in PORT ERIN

Soup, sandwiches, puddings and hot and cold drinks

All welcome

No fixed charges -   donations welcome

 

 

Sunday 20 October

 

8.00am  -  St Catherine’s, Port Erin - Holy Communion

 

9.30am - Kirk Christ - Morning Prayer

 

11.00am - St Mary’s, Port St Mary - Holy Communion

 

11.00am - Kirk Christ - Baptism

 

11.00am - St Catherine’s, Port Erin - All Age Service

 

3.15pm - St Peter’s, Cregneash -  Holy Communion

 

Sunday 27 October

 

9.30am - Kirk Christ - Morning Prayer + Baptism

 

11.00am - St Mary’s, Port St Mary - Morning Prayer

 

11.00am - St Catherine’s, Port Erin - Holy Communion

 

3.15pm - St Peter’s, Cregneash -  Evening Prayer

 

Sunday 3 November

 

8.00am  -  St Catherine’s, Port Erin - Holy Communion

 

9.30am - Kirk Christ - Holy Communion

 

11.00am - St Mary’s, Port St Mary - Holy Communion

 

11.00am - St Catherine’s, Port Erin - Morning Prayer

 

3.15pm - St Peter’s, Cregneash -  Evening Prayer

 

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PORT ST MARY

METHODIST CHURCH

(MOUNT TABOR)

MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

 

 

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ISLE OF MAN

FREE METHODIST SERVICE

 

PORT ST MARY TOWN HALL

WEST ROOM

 

EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON

 

IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER

At 3pm

Everyone welcome

 

Contact the Preacher

Mr Peter Murcott

For more details

611483

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MARINERS’ SERVICES

 

NEW PROGRAMME FOR

2019/2020

 

THE SERVICES

ARE ALL IN

METHODIST CHURCHES OR CHAPELS

(unless otherwise indicated)

 

ALL START AT 6.30pm

 

and are followed by

supper and community hymn singing

3 November Port Erin Mrs Elaine Christian

 

17 November   Trinity, Douglas Rev’d David Shirtliff

 

2020

 

19 January Colby Rev’d Richard Hall

 

23 February The Abbey Church, Ballasalla (Anglican)

The Lord Bishop

 

8 March Peel Rev’d Steve Ingrouille

 

15 March Union Mills Judith Ley

 

29 March Port St Mary Mrs Jean Guthrie

 

5 April Glen Maye Rev’d Chris Belfield

 

19 April Ballaugh Parish Church (Anglican)

Rev’d Iaen Skidmore

 

26 April Baldrine Mrs Mary Black

 

3 May Bride Rev’d Andy Fishburne

 

17 May Crosby Mrs Rita Norrey

 

24 May The Howe Mrs Brenda Kinnish

 

14 June Laxey Rev’d Bryan Yardy

 

21 June Sandygate Mrs Marinda Fargher

28 June The Dhoon Church (Anglican)

Mr Nigel Cretney BM

 

All enquiries to Peter Corrin -

email:     petercarine.corrin@manx.net

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THE ISLAND SPIRITUALITY NETWORK

MEETS AGAIN

ON

SATURDAY 9th  NOVEMBER

in

ST JOHN’S MILL

from 10am - 1pm

 

Our guest speaker will be GEMMA SIMMONDS CJ - author, lecturer and retreat director.

 

Gemma's theme for the morning will be “To be a pilgrim - negotiating life today with Ignatius of Loyola”

Gemma says she is excited by the versatility of the spiritual Exercises of Ignatius which provide opportunities for spiritual growth across the various religious and cultural boundaries.

 

Gemma Simmonds is a sister of the Congregation of Jesus, founded by Mary Ward (1585-1609).  She is a senior lecturer in pastoral theology based at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology in Cambridge where she is director of the Religious Life Institute.  She lectured in Christian Spirituality at Heythrop College, University of London from 2005 until its closure in 2018, specializing in Spiritual Direction in the Ignatian tradition.  An international speaker and lecturer working in the fields of Christian spirituality and ecclesiology, she has been a missionary in Brazil and a chaplain in the Universities of Cambridge and London as well as a chaplaincy volunteer in Holloway Prison for 26 years.

 

Her most recent book, The Way of Ignatius, was published by SPCK for Lent 2019 and was serialised as the Lenten retreat on Pray As You Go, one of the Jesuit media initiatives.

 

There is no set charge for ISN meetings though a suggested voluntary donation of £10 helps towards expenses. However, no one is EVER asked for money (we just provide a basket for voluntary donations) so please DO NOT stay away for financial reasons.