S. George The Martyr, Minworth     

Week beginning

The Second Sunday of Advent

  5th  December

 

 
 2021
                 

 

PRAYER FOR THE DAY
Sunday, 5 December 2021

 

O Lord, raise up, we pray, your power
and come among us,
and with great might succour us;
that whereas, through our sins and wickedness
we are grievously hindered
in running the race that is set before us,
your bountiful grace and mercy
may speedily help and deliver us;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
to whom with you and the Holy Spirit,
be honour and glory, now and for ever.

 

Amen.


THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

 

 

About Us

Minworth is mentioned in the Domesday Book and is one of the oldest settlements in the region. It was formerly a detached hamlet of Curdworth and in 1909 the Bishop of Birmingham dedicated the Church of St George on Minworth Green (a chapel of Curdworth). The historian William Dargue described the building as "built in brick with stone dressings in a simple Early English style. There is a 3-lancet (liturgical) east window and a large 4-lancet west window in Early English Gothic. The building is not geographically aligned east-west, the east end almost faces north. There is a bellcote above the entrance brought from Water Orton old church. It has a single, one hundredweight tolling bell. The bell is inscribed: + I WILL SOVND AND CALL THE CONGREGATION 1709". 


S. George has served the village of Minworth since 1909. It is now part of the Castle Vale Parish, with S. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne. The present incumbent is The Reverend Father James Cope S.S.C.

 

 

Church Services

The Church is here for every part of life, including baptism, confirmation, marriage and funerals. There are however other times when people feel the need to come to God; Confession (the sacrament of reconciliation) is when people freely tell God what troubles them and hear his absolution. Some people wish to have their homes blessed, and others wish to hold a service to remember someone special. If you have any questions the clergy are happy to discuss any of these services. 

Mass

The Mass is our main service celebrated on Sunday mornings: Readings from scripture {the Bible}, homily {a short sermon} and Holy Communion/Eucharist

Prayer

Prayer is at the heart of worship and Daily Prayer happens each day throughout the Church.

Baptism

Baptism (or Christening) marks the beginning of a new journey in faith. Baptism takes place regularly during the year.

             
             
    Visit Us:   Information:    
    Formerly a detached hamlet of Curdworth, Minworth is mentioned in the Domesday Book and is one of the oldest settlements in the region.   Please see the links below and ask one of our greeters if you have any questions, or would like to speak to the Vicar:    
             
    Location:   About Us    
    S. George Church, Water Orton Lane,   Archive    
    Minworth, Sutton Coldfield B76 9BU   Parish Services    
    Tel: +44(0)121 747 4041   Contacts    
        Coronavirus COVID-19    
        Parish News & Pew Sheets    
        RAF Squadron No 605    
        Regular Events    
        Related Sites    
        Safeguarding    
        St Cuthbert's    
        Walsingham    
             
             
             
             
             

 

Regular Events

                         
                     
       S. Cuthbert's        
      Mon 10:00 am   Reader's Fellowship        
      Tue 5:15 pm   Beavers [6 - 8 years]        
        6:45 pm   Cubs [8 - 101/2 years]        
      Wed 5:15 pm   Beavers [6 - 8 years]        
        6:15 pm   Cubs [8 - 101/2 years]        
        7:30 pm   Scouts [101/2 - 14 years]        
      Thu 5:30 pm   Slimming World        
                     
                     
       S. George's        
                     
                         
                         
                     
                     

 

Coronovirus Precautions

Until further notice all celebrations of the Holy Eucharist in our Parish will continue to be in accord with Covid-19 infection control measures. We are asked:

. To preserve safe distancing.
. To sanitise our hands as we arrive at, and leave the Church building.
. Not to sing.
. To moderate our voices.
. During the time of special local measures, not to congregate after Mass but to leave the buildings straight away.

 

Safeguarding

Safeguarding

 

The Church of England is committed to Promoting a Safer Church for everyone. Safeguarding is the action the Church takes to promote a safer culture.
 
We will seek to promote the welfare of children, young people and adults, work to prevent abuse from occurring, protect those that are at risk of being abused and respond well to those that have been abused. We will take care to identify where a person may present a risk to others, and offer support to them whilst taking steps to mitigate such risks.
 
If you have any concerns about a child, a young person, an adult who may be vulnerable or someone who works for or volunteers for the Church of England please contact:

 

Local parish contact:
T: 01217474041
E: safeguarding@stcuthbertsb35.org.uk
 
Further Contact Numbers, Helplines & Websites:
Church of England/Safeguarding/Useful Links
 
Bishop's Safeguarding Adviser
Steph Haynes
T: 07342 993 844
E: StephH@cofebirmingham.com

 

 

 

The Safeguarding Policy adopted by the Parish Church Council can be downloaded here.
Safeguarding.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [341.0 KB]

 

Contacts

                 
                     
            The Reverend Father James Cope S.S.C.   Vicar@stcuthbertsb35.org.uk    
            S. Cuthbert Hall Bookings   hall@stcuthbertsb35.org.uk    
            S. George Hall Bookings   hall@stcuthbertsb35.org.uk    
            S. Cuthbert Reader   hall@stgeorgesminworth.org.uk    
            S. Cuthbert PCC Secretary   pcc.sec@stcuthbertsb35.org.uk    
            S. Cuthbert Treasurer   treasurer@stcuthbertsb35.org.uk    
                     
                     
            S. Cuthbert's Place, Castle Vale, Birmingham B35 7PL    
            S. George Church, Water Orton Lane, Minworth, Sutton Coldfield B76 9BU    
            Telephone:  +44(0)121 747 4041    
                 
                         
                         
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