Sunday, 25th January 2015

The Third Sunday of Epiphany

8am Holy Communion

10am Parish Eucharist

Hymns: 552, 461, 752 and 252



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.

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.

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, 28th January, 3pm, at 9 Pebbleford Road, Kettering. Further details available from Ann Burridge (513955).

Men’s Credo Group is on Monday, 26th January, at Burton Latimer Cricket Club. Laurie Read from Open Doors – serving persecuted Christians worldwide will give an illustrated talk about their amazing work in these challenging times…..ONE NOT TO MISS. Bar opens at 7.30 pm for 8pm start. Entry only £2 on door (contact Tony Armstrong on 726833).

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, 2.30pm Women’s Fellowship in the Chapter House

Thursday – 7.30pm Bell-ringers practice

Sunday, 1st February 2015 The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

8am Holy Communion

10am Family Service (a fun and interactive service for all the family)