St Matthew's Church

Donnington Wood


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Last Updated12/08/2019

All - ages worship together in August. We are thinking about how the Bible helps us in our everyday lives. What difference does the Bible make to your life, the priorities you choose, the decisions you make?

CHAD Living– thought-provoking ideas from people thinking about faith .Visit Lichfield Diocese website for short videos Choices, Habits, Actions and Decisions, exploring ideas about what it means to follow Christ in the footsteps of St Chad in 21st C. Also on YouTube

Midweek worship in August
Thursday 15th Aug - no service of Holy Communion.
Church open for Prayer 10.00- 11.00am
Thursday 22nd and 29th Aug - Holy Communion followed by coffee and conversation

Midweek worship from September
10.00 am on Wednesdays.
Wednesday 4th September – Holy Communion followed by coffee and conversation. Come and join us.

Share and Spare ‘- use the noticeboard to offer things you no longer need and ask if anyone has things you do need !

Monday meet-up August 12th 2.00- 4.00pm in Church. All-age craft activities, and board games, free fruit provided. Come and meet friends and have fun. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Celebrating Creationtide – Season of Creation
This will be the theme of our worship throughout September. We are also planning a number of events to celebrate, challenge and provoke change :-
Community Art project –taking our inspiration from Psalm 1, we’re inviting local community groups to work with us to create trees which remind us where our roots are and challenge us to live in ways that grow good fruits.

School Visits to Church- w/b 16th September
Climate Action Day – 20th September

SHCT - Ride & Stride –how far can pedal power on an exercise bike take us ? Saturdays September 14th & 21st
How can you support and be involved?
Here’s what we need –
- People to welcome & offer refreshments Sat 21st
-Riders & sponsors for Ride & Stride –please talk to Kev
- Volunteers to support school visits – see Revd Paula
- Flowers- please talk to Chris Lawlor
- Your ideas how we can all live more sustainably and creatively ! – talk to Revd Paula

More dates for your Diary

Open Church August 17th 11.00- 1.00pm Why not drop in for a cuppa and a chat or a quiet few moments in Church.

Memory Menders-‘ bringing treasured items to life.’ Next meeting- 17th August 10.00- 12.00

Prayer through the Arts –see Josie for information.
Crafters- see Jackie for information about this group.

Worship at Barclay Gardens Sept 1st 2.30pm

PCC Wednesday 4th September 5.30pm in Church

Don’t forget to register with easyfundraising and nominate St Matthew’s Donnington Wood as your chosen charity . if your not sure what to do have a word with either Chris or Malcolm


















































Prayers This Week  

We remember those who          have asked for our prayers:          for Skyla, Michael, Pauline,           Graham , Lynette, Nicky, Pamela, Pat Green, Rosemary, Carol, Richard.


For families and friends of those who have died:

and those remembering anniversaries of loved ones.

Remembering Velma Tranter, Vera Garmson, Pauline Meredith, Graham Griffiths, Gill.