Sunday, 1st February 2015

The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

8am Holy Communion

10am Family service



New to St. Mary’s? If you would like any information or assistance, one of our welcomers/sidespersons, who can be found at the rear of the church, will be very happy to help you.

Collecting Plate and Stewardship 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.

Focus, our church magazine is published monthly. Copies for sale are always available at the back of church or if you would like it delivered monthly to your home please speak to Pat Smith or Sue Hartley. It is a good way to find out about church and local events.

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.

Bible Study continuing “Samuel” on Wednesday, 4th February, 3pm, at 9 Pebbleford Road, Kettering. Further details available from Ann Burridge (513955).

Next Men’s Credo event is a visit to the Potbelly Brewery, Kettering on Monday, 16th February (7 for 7.30pm start). This includes a tour of the brewery, fish or sausage and chips, darts, pool table football and an opportunity to taste a range of beers. Twenty places have been booked, so please contact Tony on 723368 ASAP if you wish to reserve your place.

Saturday, 28 February, at 7.00 pm: THE KETTERING CITADEL BAND OF THE SALVATION ARMY will be giving a concert in church. Tickets £6.50 adult; £3 child available from Helen or Sue (01536 722901 or 01536 357676). Tea and coffee will be served

Prayer team: There is a prayer tree next to the votive candle stand for prayer requests. Request tags are available next to the tree or from our welcomers. You can either drop these into the basket at the back of church or attach them to the tree, and we will pray for your request. We do ask, though, that you remove the request once prayer is no longer required. We have a team of people available each Sunday who would be pleased to sit with you and pray for your needs. If you would like private prayer at home, please contact Carol Sharman (01536725759), who will be pleased to arrange a house visit.

Day Trip to Winchester, Thursday, 23rd April – £12.00 per person. If you would like to be included please add your name to the list at the back of the church. All monies to be paid to Bob Miller by Wednesday, 8th April. Coach leaves from the end of Meeting Lane at 9am, returning at 5pm. Further details available from Bob Miller on 725974.

This Week

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

Monday – 6.30 pm Choir practice

Tuesday – 9.30am Holy Communion, 10.30am SMUFs

Thursday – 7.30pm Bell-ringers practice

Sunday, 8th February 2015 The Second Sunday before Lent

8am Holy Communion

10am Family Eucharist with Bishop Wallace Ben