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We can claim the tax back from your donation if it's given in the

Gift Aid envelope. Please complete with your address, date and THE CHURCHES OF
box ticked. Help us to receive this vital extra income. HEALEY, MASHAM, NORTH STAINLEY, WELL WITH SNAPE
Thank you. & WEST TANFIELD

LOOP SYSTEMS have been installed at Masham, Healey, North Stainley, Fourth Sunday 8.00 a.m. Masham Holy Communion
Well and West Tanfield for the benefit of those who are hard of hearing. after Trinity 9.30 a.m. West Tanfield Family Service
Please switch the button on your hearing aid to the 'T' position. 9th July 10.45 a.m. Masham Holy Communion
10.45 a.m. Snape Holy Communion
WELCOME if you are a newcomer to this church or parish. If you would like more 4.00 p.m. North Stainley Revive
information about the life of the church please complete this slip and give it to one of the 6.30 p.m. Healey Evensong
sidesmen as you leave.
Tuesday 11th 1.15 p.m. Masham Singing 4 Fun
NAME 2.30 p.m. Masham Pram Praise

ADDRESS Wednesday 12th 10.00 a.m. Masham Holy Communion

7.30 p.m. Benefice Wardens meeting at Low Haw Leas, West
TEL. NO. . Tanfield

I would like a visit from someone connected with the church [ ] Fifth Sunday 9.15 a.m. Healey Holy Communion
after Trinity 10.45 a.m. Masham Holy Communion
I would like more information about: 16th July 10.45 a.m. North Stainley Morning Worship
10.45 a.m. Well Holy Communion
Confirmation groups [ ] 6.30 p.m. West Tanfield Evensong

Bible study/prayer groups [ ] Sixth Sunday 8.00 a.m. Masham Holy Communion
After Trinity 10.45 a.m. Masham Holy Communion
Choir [ ] 23rd July 11.00 a.m. West Tanfield Riverside Service
6.30 p.m. Healey Evensong
Music group [ ] 6.30 p.m. Snape Evensong

Singing for Fun THE ALTAR FLOWERS at Masham have been given this week in memory of Margaret
and Stuart Blades.
Pop-in Coffee
REFLECTION Too often we fail through narrowness of vision. A struggle can be the
Bell ringing [ ] necessary prelude to a worthwhile outcome, and these readings ask us to trust in the
freedom that life in Christ offers us. Paul reflects the centrality of an inner struggle which
Junior Church/young peoples groups [ ] s part of discipleship. Jesus opens his heart as widely as he can. It is a lesson to those of
us inclined to be niggardly in the name of religion. In the service of Jesus we are as free as
I would like to subscribe to the church magazine [ ] air.

I would like to join the church electoral roll [ ] SUNDAY 30th JULY There will be a united service of Holy Communion at St. Marys,
Masham; this will be the only service in our group of churches on that day.
North Stainley. All welcome.
Sunday 23rd July 11.00 a.m. SINGING 4 FUN Tuesday 11th July, 1.15 p.m. in Masham Church. Do you like singing in
on the river bank below the Marmion Tower the bath? Would you like to meet some new people? Would you enjoy singing in a group
All welcome of friendly people? No need to be able to read music. No need to sing like Pavarotti!
Anybody who would like to have a go will be welcome.
Saturday 29th July from 6pm to 9.30 pm at Holly Tree Farm, Fearby
(by kind permission of Sandy and Ginny Henderson) ROMANS 7: 15 25A
Steak/Burger/Sausage/Bread bun/Salad and Sweet. Tickets Adults 10 I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very
Burger/Sausage/Bread bun/Salad and Sweet Tickets Adult 7 thing I hate. Now if I do what I do not want, I agree that the law is good. But in
Under 14s 5. Under 5's free.
fact it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells within me. For I know that noth-
Games for all the family
Tickets to be ordered in advance for catering purposes from ing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. I can will what is right, but I can -
Anne Ramsay 01765 689278/07759 743166 not do it. For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I do.
Now if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells with -
NEEDED - ANOTHER SACRISTAN FOR MASHAM This is someone to join the team in me.
of people who prepare the altar for Holy Communion on a Sunday. If you would be will - So I find it to be a law that when I want to do what is good, evil lies close at hand.
ing to help please speak to the Vicar or one of the churchwardens. For I delight in the law of God in my inmost self, but I see in my members another
law at war with the law of my mind, making me captive to the law of sin that
Come and join us for an informal and relaxed dwells in my members. Wretched man that I am! Who will rescue me from this
PRAM PRAISE body of death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!
St. Marys Masham Tuesday 11th July 2.30 p.m. So then, with my mind I am a slave to the law of God, but with my flesh I am a
stories, songs, rhymes and a short prayer slave to the law of sin.
for young children,
their parents, carers & friends.
MATTHEW 11: 16-19, 25 TO END
Toys to play with afterwards
while the adults have a chat.
(Jesus said) But to what will I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in
the market-places and calling to one another, We played the flute for you, and
you did not dance; we wailed, and you did not mourn. For John came neither eat-
WEBSITE The Masham Group of Parishes now has a website - ing nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon; the Son of Man came eating and
go to to have a look. This is currently drinking, and they say, Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax-collectors
a work in progress - to help us make it better please email and sinners! Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.
suggestions or photographs of church events to Nick Morgan at At that time Jesus said, I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because or telephone 01765 635039. you have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have revealed
them to infants; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will. All things have been
handed over to me by my Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father, and
REVIVE AT ST. MARYS, NORTH STAINLEY no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to
A new style of church service has started in North Stainley. 'Revive' runs on the 2nd and
reveal him.
4th Sundays of the month at 4pm and will normally be led by the Reverend Nick Morgan.
The service is more informal in style than our Sunday morning services and is suitable for Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will
all ages (this does not mean it is only aimed at children, though, by any means). This is in give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and
addition to North Stainley's regular Sunday morning services (1st and 3rd Sundays of each humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my
month) which continue as before. The next service is on July 9th in St Mary's Church, burden is light.