Sunday, 12th November 2017

November 11, 2017 at 8:09 am

The Third Sunday Before Advent

(Remembrance Sunday)

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10 am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Hymns: 715, 437, 428, during communion choir will sing ‘Christ, Be our light’ and ‘Purify my heart,’ last hymn 565

2.30 pm Remembrance Service

 

Notices

Want to have a sing!  Come and join a choir for Christmas.  Mondays, 6.45 – 8.15 pm, in the Chapter House.  The choir will sing at the Carol Service on Sunday, 17th December at 6pm, and the Christmas Eve Service at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome, just be prepared to sing!  Look forward to seeing you.  For further details, please speak to Andrew Phillips (07772410505)

 

Crèche 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.

 

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.

 

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be happy to arrange this.

 

Operation Christmas Child Appeal – blessing of the filled boxes will take place on Sunday, 19th November.

 

Next Credo event is a visit to Franklin Gardens on Monday, 27th November, to watch Saints Wanderers v Sale Jets. Please contact Tony (07715291204) by 25/11.

 

Bible Studies – “The Beatitudes” at Ann’s (9 Pebbleford Road, Kettering) on Thursdays 30th November, 7th, 14th and 21st December, at 3 pm. All welcome.

 

Volunteers required We are seeking volunteers to help us to put up prayer space on Friday, 1st December at St. Marys primary academy School, 9 am and then to dismantle it on Friday, 8th, at 3.45 pm Anyone interested in joining the sessions needs to speak to Sister Yvonne re times DBS (Data and Barring Service), etc. We would love people to visit and experience this but by arrangement, as this is a working timetable for the school community.  Yvonne would be happy to show anyone around  after school if that is more convenient for them.

 

Royal Ascot, 19th June 2018: Would anyone who has signed up for this trip please ensure that their deposit of £45 is paid to Bob Miller or Alan Stephens by 30th November 2017.

 

 This Week

Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday

Monday – 6.45 pm Community Choir practice

Tuesday – 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre

Wednesday – No mid-week service

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

 Sunday, 19th November – The Second Sunday Before Advent

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10 am – Holy Communion (Common Worship)

12 noon – Holy Baptism

 

Sunday, 5th November 2017

November 3, 2017 at 5:52 am

All Saints Day

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

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

12 noon Holy Baptism

 

Notices

 

Want to have a sing!  Come and join a choir for Christmas. Mondays, 6.45 – 8.15 pm, in the Chapter House, starting 6th November.  The choir will sing at the Carol Service on Sunday, 17th December at 6pm, and the Christmas Eve Service at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome, just be prepared to sing!  Look forward to seeing you.  For further details, please speak to Andrew Phillips 

 

Crèche 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.

 

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.

 

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be happy to arrange this.

 

Operation Christmas Child Appeal – blessing of the filled boxes will take place on Sunday, 19th November.

 

Next Credo event is a visit to Franklin Gardens on Monday, 27th November, to watch Saints Wanderers v Sale Jets (£5 entry). Please contact Tony (07715291204) by 25/11.

 

Royal Ascot, 19th June 2018: Would anyone who has signed up for this trip please ensure that their deposit of £45 is paid to Bob Miller or Alan Stephens by 30th November 2017. 

 

Knit to remember: Many members of our community have been knitting or crocheting poppies to create a display for Remembrance Day.  We are now offering a chance for people to commemorate a poppy to someone lost.  You can do this at the back of church or via the Royal British Legion stall at the November farmers’ market.  All donations will be added to the collection at the remembrance service for the Royal British Legion.

 

This Week

 

Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday

Monday – 6.30 pm Choir practice

Tuesday – 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre, 5.30 pm Richard Alton Peal Ringers

Wednesday – 9.30 am Holy Communion followed by light refreshments

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

 Sunday, 12th November – The Third Sunday Before Advent (Remembrance Sunday)

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10 am – Holy Communion (Common Worship)

2.30 pm – Remembrance Service

Sunday, 29th October 2017

October 25, 2017 at 10:42 pm

Bible Sunday

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10 am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Hymns: 379, There is a higher throne (words overleaf), 436,

congregation communion 361 and 67, last hymn 695

3 pm All Souls Service

This morning we welcome Revd Canon Tim Short (8am) and

Revd Stephen Heygate (10 am), who will be leading our services.

 

Notices

Crèche 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.

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.

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be happy to arrange this.

Many thanks to everyone who took part in the sponsored cycle ride round Grafham Water.  Thank you also to all our sponsors from which we raised about £400 including Gift Aid.  Money which will be going to Christian Aid. 

Operation Christmas Child Appeal – blessing of the filled boxes will take place on Sunday, 19th November.

Knit to remember: Many members of our community have been knitting or crocheting poppies to create a display for Remembrance Day.  We are now offering a chance for people to commemorate a poppy to someone lost.  You can do this at the back of church or via the Royal British Legion stall at the November farmers’ market.  All donations will be added to the collection at the remembrance service for the Royal British Legion.

 

This Week

Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday

Monday – 6.30 pm Choir practice

Tuesday – 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre, 2.30 pm Women’s Fellowship in the Chapter House

Wednesday – 9.30 am Holy Communion followed by light refreshments, 7 pm Standing Committee meeting at The Rectory

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

Saturday – 12.30 pm Wedding James Denton & Paige Redmond

 Sunday, 5th November – All Saints’ Day

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

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

12 noon – Holy Baptism

Sunday, 15th October 2017

October 13, 2017 at 5:20 am

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10 am Holy Communion (Common Worship) and Launch of Operation Christmas Child

Hymns: 97, The Lord’s my Shepherd (words overleaf), 332, congregation communion; 461 and 574, last hymn 382

2.30 pm Thrapston Town Band concert

 

Notices

Crèche 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.

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.

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be happy to arrange this.

Operation Christmas Child Appeal will be launched on Sunday, 15th October.  The blessing of the filled boxes will take place on Sunday, 19th November.

Concert by Thrapston Town Band, in church on Sunday, 15th October, at

2.30 pm.  Tickets £5 per person (including light refreshments) and further details available from Bob Miller (725974)

The next Men’s Credo event is on Monday, 23rd October, with a visit to Franklin’s Gardens to watch Saints Wanderers play Newcastle Falcons (7.30pm KO).  Tickets will be £5 each. Please contact Tony (K726833) if interested.

All Souls Service – Sunday, 29th October, at 3pm, to commemorate the dearly departed.  All are welcome.

Knit to remember: Many members of our community have been knitting or crocheting poppies to create a display for Remembrance Day.  We are now offering a chance for people to commemorate a poppy to someone lost.  You can do this at the back of church or via the Royal British Legion stall at the November farmers’ market.  All donations will be added to the collection at the remembrance service for the Royal British Legion.

 

This Week

Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday

Tuesday – 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre, 2 pm Young at Heart at the Baptist Church Hall

Wednesday – 9.30 am Holy Communion followed by light refreshments

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

Friday – 2.15 pm Visiting bell-ringers

 Sunday, 22nd October – The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10 am – Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Sunday, 8th October 2017

October 8, 2017 at 8:53 am

The Seventeenth Sunday After Trinity

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10 am Harvest Festival with Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Hymns: 719, 558 tune Morning Has Broken, 184, congregation communion; 386 and 625, last hymn 25

12 noon Holy Baptism

 

Notices

Crèche 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.

 

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.

 

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be happy to arrange this.

 

Operation Christmas Child Appeal will be launched on Sunday, 15th October.  The blessing of the filled boxes will take place on Sunday, 19th November.

 

Concert by Thrapston Town Band, in church on Sunday, 15th October, at

2.30 pm.  Tickets £5 per person (including light refreshments) and further details available from Bob Miller (725974)

 

The next Men’s Credo event is on Monday, 23rd October with a visit to Franklin’s Gardens to watch Saints Wanderers play Newcastle Falcons (7.30pm KO).  Tickets will be £5 each. Please contact Tony (K726833) If interested.

 

All Souls Service – Sunday, 29th October, at 3pm, to commemorate the dearly departed.  All are welcome.

 

Knit to remember: Many members of our community have been knitting or crocheting poppies to create a display for Remembrance Day.  We are now offering a chance for people to commemorate a poppy to someone lost.  You can do this at the back of church or via the Royal British Legion stall at the November farmers’ market.  All donations will be added to the collection at the remembrance service for the Royal British Legion.

 

This Week

Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday

Tuesday – 9.30 am School Harvest rehearsal, 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre

Wednesday – 9.30 am Holy Communion followed by light refreshments

Thursday – 9.30 am St. Mary’s School Harvest service, 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

Sunday, 15th October – The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10 am – Holy Communion (Common Worship) and Launch of Operation Christmas Child

2.30 pm – Thrapston Town Band Concert

 

Sunday, 1st October 2017

October 1, 2017 at 8:15 am

The Sixteenth Sunday After Trinity

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

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

Notices

 

Crèche 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.

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.

 

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be happy to arrange this.

 

“Some Enchanted Evening” – do you fancy one?!  A Rodgers and Hammerstein Spectacular will be performed on Saturday, 7th October, 7.30 pm, at Oakham School Chapel by Rutland Sinfonia.  Jean Finch (flute) plays regularly in this orchestra and would be delighted to share an evening of excellent music with friends from St. Mary’s.  Further details on church noticeboard or from Bob/Jean (telephone 01536 524974).  Transport can be arranged if needed.

 

Operation Christmas Child Appeal will be launched on Sunday, 15th October.  The blessing of the filled boxes will take place on Sunday, 19th November.

 

Concert by Thrapston Town Band, in church on Sunday, 15th October, at 2.30 pm.  Tickets £5 per person (including light refreshments) and further details available from Bob Miller (725974)

 

The next Men’s Credo event is on Monday, 23rd October with a visit to Franklin’s Gardens to watch Saints Wanderers play Newcastle Falcons (7.30pm KO).  Tickets will be £5 each. Please contact Tony (K726833) If interested.

 

HARVEST WEEKEND

 

Pet Blessing Service at 9.30 am on Saturday, 7th October, at the Olde Victoria Beer Garden, followed by breakfast (bring your pets along).  In the interests of safety, please ensure that all pets are leashed, crated or otherwise restrained.

St Mary’s Harvest Lunch, Saturday, 7th October, 12 noon, at the Methodist Church Hall.  Tickets £4 per person available from the Outreach Team.

8th October, Harvest Festival with Holy Communion, 10 am, (harvest gifts will be for the food bank – so may we please ask that no perishables be included).

 

This Week

 Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday

Tuesday – 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre, 5.30 pm Richard Allton Peal Ringers

Wednesday – 9.30 am Holy Communion followed by light refreshments

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

See above for details of Harvest Weekend events.

Sunday, 8th October – The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10 am – Harvest Festival with Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Sunday, 24th September 2017

September 24, 2017 at 8:35 am

The Fifteenth Sunday After Trinity

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10 am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Hymns: 70, 249, 716, congregation communion; 161 and 620,

last hymn 727

2.00 pm Sponsored Ride at Grafham Water

 Our organist today is Peter Hartley – thank you Peter.

Notices

Crèche 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.

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.

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be happy to arrange this.

“Some Enchanted Evening” – do you fancy one?!  A Rodgers and Hammerstein Spectacular will be performed on Saturday, 7th October, 7.30 pm, at Oakham School Chapel by Rutland Sinfonia.  Jean Finch (flute) plays regularly in this orchestra and would be delighted to share an evening of excellent music with friends from
St. Mary’s.  Further details on church noticeboard or from Bob/Jean (telephone

01536 524974).  Transport can be arranged if needed.

Concert by Thrapston Town Band, in church on Sunday, 15th October, at

2.30 pm.  Tickets £5 per person (including light refreshments) and further details available from Bob Miller (725974)

HARVEST WEEKEND

Pet Blessing Service at 9.30 am on Saturday, 7th October, at the Olde Victoria Beer Garden, followed by breakfast (bring your pets along).  In the interests of safety, please ensure that all pets are leashed, crated or otherwise restrained.

St Mary’s Harvest Lunch, Saturday, 7th October, 12 noon, at the Methodist Church Hall.  Tickets £4 per person available from the Outreach Team.

8th October, Harvest Festival with Holy Communion, 10 am, (harvest gifts will be for the food bank – so may we please ask that no perishables be included).

 

This Week

Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday

Tuesday – 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre, 12.30 pm Women’s

Fellowship – fish ‘n’ chips

Wednesday – 9.30 am Holy Communion followed by light refreshments, 7 pm Outreach Team meeting the Armstrong’s house (13 Glade Close).

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

Sunday, 1st October – The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10 am – Family Service (this service will be all about pets, so please bring along pictures of your pet for our show and tell.  If you don’t have a picture, how about a toy or item that represents them?

Sunday, 17th September 2017

September 15, 2017 at 4:35 am

The Fourteenth Sunday After Trinity

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10 am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Hymns: 314, 436, 219, congregation communion, 386 and 212, last hymn 713

12 noon Holy Baptism

2 pm Children’s afternoon on the Rectory Lawn

Today, we welcome Steve Weston as our organist.

 

Notices

Crèche 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.

 

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.

 

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be

happy to arrange this.

 

Songs for an Autumn Evening with Anna Burgon and Tony Edwards, at

St. Mary’s Parish Church, Little Harrowden, Saturday, 23rd September, at 7 pm.  Choral and organ music for all tastes.  Tickets £10 (includes wine and canapés) available from Margaret Burgon, telephone 01536 722193.

 

Sponsored Cycle Ride.  The church annual sponsored cycle ride will take place on Sunday, 24th September leaving Grafham Water car park at 2 pm.  Everyone welcome, tea provided.  This year money raised will go to Christian Aid.  See Sue for more details. Sponsor form at back of church.

 

Concert by Thrapston Town Band, in church on Sunday, 15th October, at

2.30 pm.  Tickets £5 per person (including light refreshments) and further details available from Bob Miller (725974)

 

 This Week

Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday.

Tuesday – 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre, 2pm Young at Heart at the Baptist Church Hall

Wednesday – 9.30 am Holy Communion followed by light refreshments,

7 pm PCC meeting at 3 Virginia Crescent

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

Saturday – 1.30 pm Wedding

 Sunday, 24th September – The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10 am – Holy Communion (Common Worship)

2 pm – Cycle Ride at Grafham Water (see above for further details)

 

HARVEST WEEKEND

Pet Blessing Service at 9.30 am on Saturday, 7th October, followed by breakfast in the Olde Vic Garden (bring your pets along).

 St Mary’s Harvest Lunch, Saturday, 7th October, 12 noon, at the Methodist Church Hall.  Tickets £4 per person available from the Outreach Team.

 8th October, Harvest Festival with Holy Communion, 10 am (harvest gifts will be for the food bank – so may we please ask that no perishables be included).

Sunday, 10th September 2017

September 10, 2017 at 7:04 am

The Blessed Virgin Mary

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10 am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Hymns: 605, In Christ Alone (see separate sheet for words), 88, during communion the choir will sing There is higher throne and See and what a morning, last hymn 631

Notices

Crèche 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.

 

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.

 

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be happy to arrange this.

 

Songs for an Autumn Evening with Anna Burgon and Tony Edwards, at St. Mary’s Parish Church, Little Harrowden, Saturday, 23rd September, at 7 pm.  Choral and organ music for all tastes.  Tickets £10 (includes wine and canapés) available from Margaret Burgon, telephone 01536 722193.

 

Sponsored Cycle Ride.  The church annual sponsored cycle ride will take place on Sunday, 24th September leaving Grafham Water car park at 2pm.  Everyone welcome, tea provided.  This year money raised will go to Christian Aid.  See Sue for more details. Sponsor form at back of church.

 

This Week

 

Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday.

Monday – 6.30 pm Choir meeting

Tuesday – 10.30 am SMUFs at the Guiding Centre

Wednesday – 9.30 am Holy Communion followed by light refreshments,

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

Saturday – 2 pm Wedding

Sunday, 17th September – The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10 am – Holy Communion (Common Worship)

2 pm – Children’s afternoon on the Rectory Lawn

 

Sunday, 20th August 2017

August 20, 2017 at 8:22 am

The Tenth Sunday after Trinity

8 am Holy Communion (BCP)

10 am Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Hymns: 411, 332, 716, congregation communion 312 and 277,

last hymn 409

 Thank you to Steve Weston for being our organist today.

Notices

 

Crèche 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.

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.

 

Prayer list:  The names of those who are ill or in need of prayer will remain on the prayer list for three weeks.  However, we realise that some people may need to be on for longer and, if this is the case, please speak with Carol Sharman who will be happy to arrange this.

 

Fancy a spot of gardening and fellowship?  Could you spare a couple of hours on Saturday, 2nd September, to help tidy up The Rectory garden, ready for an afternoon of entertainment for the children from within our church community on 17th September?  If you are able to join us that would be great – we shall start work on the garden at around 10 am.  A sign-up sheet is available at the back of church.  Further details from Jez.

 

Day trip to Skegness – Tuesday, 5th September, to leave from the bottom of Meeting Lane at 8.45 am.  Cost per person £13.00 – closing date for payment

29th August.  Sign-up sheet at the back of church.  Further details available from Bob Miller (725974) or see notice in porch.

 

Sponsored Cycle Ride.  The church annual sponsored cycle ride will take place on Sunday, 24th September leaving Grafham Water car park at 2pm.  Everyone welcome, tea provided.  This year money raised will go to Christian Aid.  See Sue for more details. Sponsor form at back of church.

 

This Week

 Morning Prayer is said in church on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at

9 am and 8.30 am on Friday.

 No choir practice or SMUFs this week due to the holidays

Wednesday – 9.30 am Holy Communion followed by light refreshments,

Thursday – 7.30 pm Bell-ringers practice

Sunday, 27th August – The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

8 am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer

10 am – Holy Communion (Common Worship)

 

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