Sunday, 18th September 2016

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10 am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Hymns: 205, 620, 617, congregation communion 659, 161, last hymn 282. 

12 noon Holy Baptism

2.30 pm Civic Service at the Baptist Church

  • We welcome the Revd Roger Brown who will be leading the 8 am
    service and the Revd Miles Baker who will be joining us at 10 am and sharing the Word with us.
  • Thanks to Peter Hartley who will be playing the organ/piano this


The crèche is available during the 10am service for children aged four and under and also parents with babies.  There are also some bags (containing books and materials for colouring) at the back of church to occupy children who wish to stay in church.  Due to the risk of trip hazards, it would be appreciated if parents/guardians would please supervise their children whilst in the crèche and tidy up upon leaving.

Parish Visits: When visiting anyone on behalf of St. Mary’s, can we please ask that you be kind enough to let Carol Sharman know (01536725759), in order to avoid anyone being missed out.  Would you also let Carol know if you notice anyone who is not in church for a few weeks, so that we can make enquiries and, if felt appropriate, arrange a visit.  Thank you for your co-operation.

Stewardship/collecting plate Many members of the congregation give monthly by bankers order and do not use the collecting plate.  If you would like to do the same or use the yellow envelope system, please contact one of the sidesmen at the back of the church.

Next Men’s Credo event is a ” Meal, Drink and Chat” on Monday,

19th September, (7.30 pm meet) at the “new” Olde Victoria. Please text

Tony on 07715291204 prior to that date to confirm your booking.

The church annual cycle ride will take place on Sunday, 25th September, in the afternoon at Grafham Water.  Tea provided.  This year we are raising money to support Yvonne, our Church Army worker.  There is a sponsor form at the back of church if you would like to support us.  Please let Sue know if you are able to join us or to find out more details.

 Harvest Lunch, 8th October: tickets £4.00 each, available from the Outreach Team

 Craft Fair in church on Saturday, 15th October, 10 am to 4pm.

Day trip to Springfields – Tuesday, 25th October.  Leave from the corner of Meeting Lane at 10.30am, return 4 pm.  Closing date, when all monies are to be paid, 18th October.  Sign-up sheet at the back of church.  Further details available from Bob Miller (725974) or see notice in porch.

Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 9am and 8am on Friday.  All are very welcome to join us.

 No Choir practice

Monday – 7.30 pm Credo meet at the Olde Victoria (see above)

Tuesday – 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre, 2 pm Young at Heart at the John Yeoman’s Hall, 7pm PCC meeting at 7 Oathill Rise

Wednesday – 9.30am Holy Communion followed by light refreshment

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

Sunday, 25th September, The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10 am – Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Afternoon event – the Church Annual Cycle Ride at Grafham Water (see above)