Pew Sheet for 26th September

United Benefice of St Bartholomew

Lower Cam with Coaley




Sept 26th Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

9.30am Harvest Communion (Co)

Revd. Mary Tucker

11.00am Parish Communion (LC)

12.30pm Baptism of Leon Simmonds (LC)

Revd. Peter Fewings

6.00pm Harvest Songs of Praise (Co)


September 28th   

 10.00am Morning Prayer (LC)


September 29th     

10.00am Holy Communion (LC)

8.00pm Zoom Service of Compline


October 3rd Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

9.30am Parish Communion (Co)

Revd. Ian Robb

11.00am Harvest Family Communion (LC)  

Revd. Peter Fewings




Gracious God, you call us to fullness of life:
deliver us from unbelief and banish our anxieties with the liberating love of Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.



Your Law, O Lord, is perfect:

it revives the soul.


In your prayers this week could you pray for our five overseas partner Dioceses especially today the Diocese of Vasteras and for Churches Together, St. Cyr’s, Stinchcombe.


Post Communion

Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, and make us continually to be given to all good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.


First Reading – James 5 v13-end

13 Are any among you suffering?  They should pray.  Are any cheerful?  They should sing songs of praise.  14 Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in the name of the Lord.  15 The prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise them up; and anyone who has committed sins will be forgiven.  16 Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed.  The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective.  17 Elijah was a human being like us, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth.  18 Then he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain and the earth yielded its harvest.  19 My brothers and sisters, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and is brought back by another, 20 you should know that whoever brings back a sinner from wandering will save the sinner’s soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

Gospel Reading – Mark 6 v30-44


30 The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught.  31 He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.”  For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.  32 And they went away in the boat to a deserted place by themselves.  33 Now many saw them going and recognized them, and they hurried there on foot from all the towns and arrived ahead of them.  34 As he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and he began to teach them many things.  35 When it grew late, his disciples came to him and said, “This is a deserted place, and the hour is now very late; 36 send them away so that they may go into the surrounding country and villages and buy something for themselves to eat.”  37 But he answered them, “You give them something to eat.”  They said to him, “Are we to go and buy two hundred denarii worth of bread, and give it to them to eat?”  38 And he said to them, “How many loaves have you?  Go and see.”  When they had found out, they said, “Five, and two fish.”  39 Then he ordered them to get all the people to sit down in groups on the green grass.  40 So they sat down in groups of hundreds and of fifties.  41 Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to his disciples to set before the people; and he divided the two fish among them all.  42 And all ate and were filled; 43 and they took up twelve baskets full of broken pieces and of the fish.  44 Those who had eaten the loaves numbered five thousand men.

September 26th – 6.00pm – Harvest Songs of Praise (Co)

There will be a retiring collection after the Harvest Festival Songs of Praise for non-perishable donations to the Food Bank and their top items are a jars of cooking sauces, tinned peaches, tins of rice pudding, tinned potatoes etc.


October 3rd – 11.00am – Harvest Communion in Lower Cam Church (LC)


October 6th – 7.30pm – Joint PCC Meeting at Coaley with the Archdeacon (Co)


If anybody would like to sponsor the colour front cover of the Church Magazine, please contact Gill or Barbara.  Many thanks.


St. Bartholomews’s Church, Coaley – Website

Lower Cam Facebook Page

Coaley Facebook Page


Revd. Peter Fewings can be contacted on 07795206590 or