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[11 Dec 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]

In the season of Advent we light candles in church each week to remember those who prepared the way for the birth of Jesus.  This week its the turn of the Patriarchs, the fathers of our faith, usually Abraham and David, and the part they play in the story of God’s people throughout history….

God of Abraham and Sarah,and all the patriarchs of old,you are our Father too.Your love is revealed to us in Jesus Christ,Son of God and Son of David.Help us in preparing to celebrate his birthto make our hearts ready for your Holy Spiritto make his home among us.We ask this through Jesus Christ,the light who is coming into the world.Amen.

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[22 Nov 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Confirmation Service Pictures

St George’s was packed to the rafters on the 4th November as we welcomed confirmation candidates from both our own congregation and other local churches plus the Bishop of Reading, the Rt Revd Andrew Proud.   If you missed the service, or would like to relive the joy and warmth of the occasion, here are a couple of photos below.  
Grace and peace to all who were confirmed that day.  

PS:  Revds Becky and Terry are always delighted to hear from anyone wishing to be baptized or confirmed!  You can contact them at vicar@st-george-newbury.org.uk

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[21 Nov 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]

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Kibondo (Tanzania)                                  The Rt Revd Sospeter Ndenza                Kiteto (Tanzania)                                      The Rt Revd Isaiah Chambala
The Charities we support

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The First Sunday of Advent
The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain (Extra-Provincial to Archbishop of Canterbury) The Rt Revd Carlos López-Lozano
The Grange, Grange Gardens

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Francis Xavier, Missionary, Apostle of the Indies, 1552
Kibungo (Rwanda)                                  The Rt Revd Emmanuel Ntazinda        Kigeme (Rwanda)    …

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[21 Oct 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – November

1
All Saints’ Day
Johannesburg (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Stephen Mosimanegape Moreo
Those who inspire us in our faith

2
Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls’ Day)
Jos (Jos, Nigeria) The Most Revd Benjamin Kwashi
Our family and friends who have died

3
Richard Hooker, Priest, Anglican Apologist, Teacher, 1600
The Most Revd Daniel Deng Bul Yak Archbishop of the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan & Bishop of Juba                         Assistant Bishop of Juba (Loryko, South Sudan) The Rt Revd Fraser Yugu Elias
Our confirmation candidates

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The Fourth Sunday before Advent
The Church of Ceylon (E-P to the Archbishop of Canterbury                       Colomba (Ceylon) The Rt Revd Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey                    Kurunegala (Ceylon) The Ven Keerthisiri Fernando
 Enborne Street

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Kabba (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Steven Akobe
Our Vicar, …

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[23 Sep 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – October

 

1
 Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftesbury, Social Reformer, 1885
 Ife East (Ibadan, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Oluseyi Oyelade
Those living with addiction

2

 Ifo (Lagos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Nathaniel Oladejo Ogundipe
Our hall users

3

 Igbomina (Kwara, Nigeria) The Ven Emmanuel Adekola
Those who have been abused

4
 Francis of Assisi, Friar, Founder of the Friars Minor, 1226
 Igbomina, West (Kwara, Nigeria)  The Rt Revd James Akinola
Our care of creation

5

 Ijebu (Lagos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Ezekiel Awosoga
Our armed services

6
 William Tyndale, Translator of the Scriptures, Reformation Martyr, 1536
 Ijebu, North (Lagos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Solomon Kuponu
Our understanding of the scriptures

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 The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 22)
The Episcopal Church and The Most Revd Michael Curry Presiding Bishop of TEC
 Lewis Walk, Phoenix Walk

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Ijesa North East (Ibadan, Nigeria) The …

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[19 Aug 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – September

1
 Giles of Provence, Hermit, c.710
Guildford (Canterbury) The Rt Revd Andrew John Watson Guildford, Dorking –                    The Rt Revd Jo Bailey Wells
The new academic year

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 The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 17)
 The Anglican Church of South America and The Most Revd Gregory James Venables Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of South America and Bishop of Argentina
 Kennedy Close

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 Gregory the Great, Bishop of Rome, Teacher, 604
 Guinea (West Africa)                   The Rt Revd Jacques Boston
Our Vicar, The Revd Becky Bevan and Phillip

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 Birinus, Bishop of Dorchester (Oxon), Apostle of Wessex, 650
Gujarat (North India)         The Rt Revd Silvans Christian Kolhapur (North India)            The Rt Revd …

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[22 Jul 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – August

1

 Evo (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Innocent Ordu
Those on holiday

2

 Etche (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Precious Nwala  Etsako (Bendel, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Jacob Bada
Those considering baptism and/or confirmation

3

 Exeter (Canterbury)  The Rt Revd Robert Atwell               Exeter, Crediton – Vacancy        Exeter, Plymouth – The Rt Revd Nick McKinnel
The Middle East

4
 Jean-Baptiste Vianney, Cure d’Ars, Spiritual Guide, 1859
 Ezo (Minye, South Sudan) The Rt Revd John Kereboro Zawo
Our confessors and spiritual guides

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 The Tenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 13)
 The Scottish Episcopal Church and The Most Revd Mark Strange Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church & Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness
 Spencer Road

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 The Transfiguration of Our Lord
 Faisalabad (Pakistan) The Rt Revd John Samuel
Peace and understanding between …

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[24 Jun 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – July

1
 The Fifth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 8)
 The Church of North India (United) The Most Revd Dr Prem Chand Singh Moderator of CNI & Bishop of Jabalpur
 Normay Rise

2

 East Kerala (South India) The Rt Revd Kayalakkakathu George Daniel
The Diocese of Kimberley and Kuruman

3
 Thomas the Apostle
 East Ruwenzori (Uganda) The Revd Canon George Turyasingura                       Karamoja (Uganda) The Rt Revd Joseph Abura
Those recently ordained

4

 East Tennessee (IV, Episcopal Church)                                      The Rt Revd George D. Young
Our Mothers’ Union Branch

5

 Eastern Himalayas ( North India) Vacant
Our preparations for Holiday Club

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 Thomas More, Scholar, and John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, Reformation Martyrs, 1535
 Eastern Michigan (V, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Todd Ousley
The ongoing refugee crisis

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 Eastern Newfoundland & Labrador (Canada)                 The Rt Revd Geoffrey Peddle
The European …

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[24 May 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – June

1
 Justin, Martyr at Rome, c.165
 Dallas (VII, Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd George Sumner  Suffragan Bishop of Dallas, The Rt Revd Paul Lambert
Those who receive communion at home or in hospital

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 Damaturu (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Abiodun Ogunyemi
Our Communications Committee

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 The First Sunday after Trinity (Proper 4)
 The Anglican Church of Melanesia, The Most Revd George Takell Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia and Bishop of Central Melanesia
 Bunkers Hill

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 Petroc, Abbot of Padstow, 6th Century
 Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Valentino Mokiwa
Our Vicar, The Revd Becky Bevan and family

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 Boniface (Wynfrith) of Crediton, Bishop, Apostle of Germany, Martyr 754
 Davao (Phillipines) The Rt Revd Jonathan Labasan Casimina
Our PCC sub-committees

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 Delaware (III, Episcopal Church) Vacant
Those recently baptised

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 Delhi (North India) Vacant
Those living with Ebola

8
 Thomas …

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[22 Apr 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer Intentions – May

1
 Philip and James, Apostles
Chandigarh (North India) The Rt Revd Younas Massey
Our Diocese and Diocesan Synod

2
 Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher
Central Pennsylvania (III, Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Audrey Scanlan
Our provision for children and young people

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Chelmsford (Canterbury)   The Rt Revd Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell                                    Barking – The Rt Revd Peter Hill                                            Bradwell – Vacant                   Colchester – The Rt Revd Anthony Brett Morris
Our safeguarding policies

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 English Saints and Martyrs of the Reformation Era
Chester (York) The Rt Revd Peter Robert Forster           Birkenhead – The Rt Revd Keith Sinclair                   Stockport – The Rt Revd Libby Lane
Eastern Ukraine

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Chhattisgarh (North India) The Rt Revd Purna Sagar Nag
Falklands School

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 The Sixth Sunday of Easter
The Anglican Church of Kenya and The Most Revd Jackson Ole Sapit Primate …