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We have been worshipping in the Tarn since 2004 and in Brens since 2009. brens-egliseOur regular services are all held at 11.00 am followed by coffee, and we also have regular social events where everyone is welcome. Come and join us and be part of our growing congregation.

We hold Holy Communion services on the 1st and 3rd Sunday, and Morning Prayer on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays of each month.

 

Upcoming events in Brens
Date Time Event
Sunday 26th November 11h00 Morning Prayer, Peter Gibbs
Sunday 3rd December 11h00 Holy Communion, Revd Stephen Goodwin
Saturday 9th December 11h00 WAMI, Christmas Decorations and/or Wreath Making
Sunday 10th December 11h00 Morning Prayer, Robin Johnston
Friday 15th December 19h00 Castelnau de Montmiral, Notre Dame de l’Assomption, 9 Lessons and Carols
Sunday 17th December 11h00 Holy Communion with Carols, Revd Stephen Goodwin
Tuesday 19th December 18h00 Mazamet, Temple St Jacques, 9 lessons and Carols with the Eglise Protestante Uni

 

Weekly Notices



Sunday 26th November - 11h00 - Morning Prayer led by Peter Gibbs

Christ the King

The Readings are:-

Ezekiel 34:11-16,20-24
Psalm 95:1-7
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46

 

The Collect is:

Eternal Father,
whose Son Jesus Christ ascended to the throne of heaven
that he might rule over all things as Lord and King:
keep the Church in the unity of the Spirit
and in the bond of peace,
and bring the whole created order to worship at his feet;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

 

Sunday 3rd December - 11h00 - Holy Communion celebrated by Revd Stephen Goodwin


Christmas Cards

This Christmas, we are once again selling Christmas Cards designed by the late Elise Johnston exclusively for the Chaplaincy. The cards are professionally printed and delivered with envelopes, there is no verse inside, so you will be able to personalise each card for its recipient. Cards cost 1.00€ each and all profit goes to church funds, so this is a really worthwhile cause.

Please look at these samples and buy your cards from your local churchwarden, who has a stock available, that way you will avoid postage and be sure to have your cards in good time.

Some of the cards are in short supply, so don't delay; order now and you won't be disappointed!

  Click on an image to enlarge

 

Locum - contact

If you need to contact our current locum please email this address

Prayers

prayer-requestPrayer is an important part of our Christian lives: it unites us as a body. Here are some suggestions for private prayer.If you have a prayer request for yourself or for someone else, with or without a name or details, please contact: Judith Nield : 05 63 60 25 18 or Robin Johnston : 05 63 33 12 76

  • To give thanks to God for our newly appointed Chaplain, Rev. Dan Langdon-Griffiths.
  • For all whose marriages are in difficulty or failing.
  • For children caught up in difficult and painful situations.
  • For everyone caught up in the violent winter storms.
  • For all who are ill and need support and understanding.
  • For all our friends who have died recently .
Food for Restos du Cœur to give to others

Please remember we collect every week for Restos du Coeur. There is a container in the Presbytery for donations. Also, please volunteer for the rota to take our donations to Restos du Coeur. Their office is near Gaillac railway station. 

The next lunch is Chez Wanklyn on 20th September, watch this space for more details.

Coffee Fund

We use the coffee fund to replenish the supplies but principally it is to help others in need and occasionally ourselves.

Books

Our bookshelves contain a supply of nearly new books which are regularly replenished. Please put 2.00€ for hardbacks and 1.00€ for paperbacks into the coffee basket.

 

The Safeguarding Officer for Brens is  Peter Gibbs on 05 63 57 24 47, for further information on the Chaplaincy Safeguarding Policy visit our Safeguarding page.

 

 

L'Eglise St. Eugène, Côté de l'Eglise, 81600 Brens

Brens is to the south of the river outside Gaillac.

GPS co-ordinates: 43° 53.344′ N  1° 54.464′ E

 

At this time we have a vacancy for a Chaplain.

Our Assistant Chaplain, Revd June Hutchinson can be contacted on 05 65 21 68 52 or by email from our contact page, however please respect her days off, Tuesday & Thursday .

Our Licensed Reader is Peter Gibbs on 05 63 57 24 47.

For further information about services and other activities, please contact the local churchwarden Tricia Launders on 05 63 40 69 85.

L'Eglise St. Eugène

Côté de l'Eglise

81600 Brens