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                                             Welcome to the living Church of St Mary's, Market Drayton, in beautiful north-east Shropshire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
         
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
        
It's PENTECOST!  The Holy Spirit is given to us! 
    -And how can we know? Jesus said, 'by your fruit shall you be known'
   
     The Bible says the fruit of the Spirit is
,
           
"LOVE, joy, PEACE, patience, KINDNESS, goodness,
              FAITHFULNESS, gentleness and SELF-CONTROL"   
(Galatians 5 v23)

     These are God's gift so the spirit-filled believer may be changed and show such fruit in their life.
     So believe!                                       Read more about Pentecost in the Bible. See Acts, chapter 2.  (In the New Testament section of the Bible)
              
  


Please will YOU  help the local community by becoming a "FOODBANK FRIEND" and will you find ONE OTHER PERSON to become a Foodbank Friend, too?

                                      We are seeking over 200 people to give £2 a month

                                      Standing Order form:    I'm_a_Foodbank-Friend_Leaflet_A4.pdf               LATEST NEWSLETTER  FB_Newsletter_Spring_2015.pdf                 


We are a church of 340 participants and OUR VISION is to welcome all, to nurture people in the Christian faith and to engage and serve our community.

The Church is open and staffed every day. Come and pray or just look around between 11am and 1pm (10am to 2pm on Wednesdays, which is Market Day.)


There is also a bookshop with a range of Christian books which also sells Fair Trade goods. 

There are three services every Sunday and a variety of worship is on offer. 

The best attended Service is at 10.30am and we hope you
will come and join us.

We are very close to the Shropshire Union Canal and we welcome all boaters to our Services. You can't miss us, just look for the Tower!

Whether you want to find out more about God's work in Market Drayton, are looking for a thriving Christian community in the area, planning a visit to the town, or re-discovering the joys of time spent here just click on the links to find out more… 

  Martin Tanner, Vicar


 PARKING:
There is room for about 50 cars but access is not from Church Street but from Mount Lane (Post Code TF9 1AQ)
which is off Kilnbank Road which is the narrow turning off Shropshire Street opposite the Dentist. See Map on the Contact page. 


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DON'T FORGET THE FOODBANK!                                     DO
N'T FORGET           The Christians Against Poverty DEBT CENTRE      
    

Do visit the page on thCAP_LOGOis site                                                                                 www.capdebthelp.org
                                                                                                                
     
                                                                           Free help is just a call away:       0800 328 0006   / 01274 760839


 LATEST FOODBANK NEWSLETTER     FB_Newsletter_Spring_2015.pdf


And don't forget that there is a CREDIT UNION for anyone who lives and or works in Shropshire.
Its called the JUST Credit Union

www.justcreditunion.org


 FIND GOD 24/7          
 At anytime you can find spiritual support at
www.ucbmedia.co.uk

 You can WATCH Christian TV, LISTEN to Christian Radio or just READ "Word for Today" anytime 24/7.
 All the links are on the United Christian Broadcasters (UCB) website. There is an iPhone App too!


 A PRAYER TO START THE DAY                        "Thank you, Lord, for this new day.
                                                                           Give me wisdom to see its possibilities and opportunities;
                                                                           Give me strength to face its challenges;
                                                                           Take from me any lethargy or laziness and give me a heart of love
                                                                           to do a favour, speak a kindness, offer a hand, soothe a hurt, celebrate a joy, 
                                                                           share a sorrow or in some small way give myself in love to another in your Name.
                                                                           This I pray through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen."
 Adapted from a prayer by Michael Revell 
HIRE OF HALL     www.theparishrooms.org

To enquire about renting the large hall or a small room in THE PARISH ROOMS, Church Street TF9 1AF 
please either telephone: 07784 26 28 21 or email:  theparishrooms@gmail.com

 


 

"The Living Church of St Mary's, Market Drayton"

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