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Usk Ministry Area

LiFT 4th November

Dear friends,
Here we are again, and it’s turning out to be a very busy week! Our local primary school has begun a huge piece of work called The BIg Frieze, creating their own version of an enormous art collage depicting the full story of the bible. This is part of their introduction to the new curriculum they have for RE – Understanding Chritianity and is an exciting time for the children. This has coincided with the beginning of our own special work, teaching the children bible stories through Open the Book, and the recommencement of weekly collective worship led by the ministry team of the church. It really is all go! It would be wonderful if you could hold the school in your prayers as they continue this fantastic work. Whilst we might sometimes be disappointed by the relatively few children attending our Sunday worship, you can be confident that they are exploring their faith and experiencing rich and varied worship and discipleship opportunities in school. Church doesn’t have to be in the church building on a Sunday. You can find out more about what the children are doing here – https://www.understandingchristianity.org.uk/the-project/the-big-frieze-emma-yarlett/

Three other things to tell you about – 


The ministry team across The Heart of Monmouthshire MA are trying to meet regularly on Monday mornings for Morning Prayer. If you would like to join us we would love to see you. We use the Church of England Daily Prayer app for ease. This Monday, 8th Nov. we will be in The Priory Church of St. Mary, Usk, at 9am. Please pop along if you would like to join us. 


Second, can I remind you that I am making a lot of cake next week and hope to welcome you to our home between 2pm and 5pm on Sunday 14th November. There is no need to bring anything, just yourselves. We really hope to see you. (Our address – 25 St. John’s Road, Newport. NP19 8GR). 


Finally, I will not be able to host Compline this Sunday or next Sunday (7th, and 14th). I’m sorry. I am hosting parishioners at home on both these Sundays (Will’s churches are the first week) and I just don’t think I can host, clear away, and make it to Compline. I hope you understand. The Zoom room will be open and I have attached an order of service for you to download. If you would like, by all means log on and I hope you won’t be alone. Then between you, you can have the service together. 


And there I will leave it for this week. You know how to get hold of me if you need anything or just fancy a chat. Love to you all,


Sally xx


Compline 8pm Sunday
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LogoRev’d Sally Ingle-Gillis
Usk Ministry Area Leader
Monmouth Diocese
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