Weekly Update - stamps

Summer Services
This Sunday (24th) is the last with our usual services times of 9am and 10.30am until September.  From Sunday 31st July until Sunday 28th August we will have just one morning service for all the church at 10am.  This will be a relaxed Communion service with hymns and songs. Café will be after the service each Sunday. Please remember to bring your own reusable cups/thermos.
 
New Wine Online
New Wine takes place next week and there is the opportunity to join in online.  For just £40 a household you can gain access to the whole weeks’ sessions – details here
    
Please Pray
Nancy Nolan, a long standing member of St Stephen’s, died last week - please do pray for Geoffrey at this difficult time.  Please also pray for the Johnson family following the death of Sophie’s father and for the Ryan family following the death of David’s mother, both last week. We have also heard that a former member of St Stephens Len Marchant died on Sunday.  Please do pray for Christine and his family as they mourn.
  
Job Vacancies
Worship Pastor - We are advertising again for a Worship Pastor to join us here at St Stephen's. The job specification is on our website and social media platforms. Please do share any posts you see especially if you know of anyone for the role.

SOMA (Sharing of Ministries Abroad) are looking for an Executive Assistant to the National Director. SOMA UK is a Christian mission agency working to empower, encourage, equip, enable and envision ordained and lay leaders in the church, primarily abroad, for their own mission and ministry. Further details here.

Perivale Christian Bookshop are looking for a Saturday Sales Assistant. They are looking to employ a person to work Saturdays only  ( 5 hours ) 11am starting time. A job description and personal skills details here. Job applicants must submit a covering letter with their Curriculum Vitae to Devon Cowan by email to devon@perivalechristianbookshop.co.uk.
 
St Stephen's Fantasy Football League
You are invited to join the St Stephen's Fantasy Football league.  Just go to 
https://fantasy.premierleague.com/leagues/auto-join/rux3p8 and enter your team. This is a fun online competition (free to enter) where church members play against each other.  The league is open to all Over 16s or younger with parents' permission (last year's champion Alexander is 11!) but do it soon - the season starts 5th August.  Any questions, contact the league manager, Caroline Newbold caroline@ststephens-ealing.org. 
 
Parish Prayer
These are the streets in our parish we are praying for this fortnight – please do pray for all who live there and for people to come to know Jesus
Albany Road
Arlington Road
Waldeck Road
 
Prayer for the Week
Creator God,
you made us all in your image:
may we discern you in all that we see,
and serve you in all that we do;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.