News sheet for 11/12/16

December 11, 2016 6:50 pm Published by

 

Advent 3  John the Baptist 2

Readings: Isaiah 35.1-10; [Gospel: Matthew 11.2-11]

Welcome to All Saints and St James
Are you new to the parish? Please sit wherever you would like! All are welcome at God’s Altar – either to receive Communion or to receive a blessing. There are toys and books available for children. We would like you to feel welcomed.

Prayers
– For the sick, infirm and recovering: Janet Smith, Edna Bebbington, Rose Jessop
– The departed: John Brierley
– Anniversaries of the departed: Phyllis Simmonds, John Frame, Joy Bean, Jack Matthews

All Saints Diary
11 Dec – 10.30am Parish Eucharist, Celebrant: David Powell
18 Dec – 10.30am Parish Eucharist, Celebrant: Edward Tufnell
18 Dec – 4pm Nine Lessons and Carols

24 Dec – 4pm  Nativity
24 Dec – 11.30pm Midnight Eucharist, Celebrant: Lydia Humphries
25 Dec – 9am Parish Eucharist, celebrant Roger Stokes (*at St. James’s Biddenham)

St James Diary
11 Dec – 9am Parish Eucharist and Nativity Play , Celebrant: David Powell
18 Dec – 9am Parish Eucharist, Celebrant: Edward Tufnell
18 Dec – 6.30pm Nine Lessons and Carols

24 Dec – 4pm Carols in the Churchyard
24 Dec – 11.30pm Midnight Eucharist, Celebrant: Ian McIntosh
25 Dec – 9am Parish Eucharist, celebrant Roger Stokes*

Evening services:

1st Sunday: Holy Eucharist at St. James

2nd Sunday: Evening Prayer at All Saints

3rd Sunday: Evening Prayer at St. James

 

Table+    next meeting 7.30pm Sun 15 Jan. David and Suzette Maguire

Licensing ceremony for Rev Eric Lomax – Tues 31 Jan 2017, 7.30pm at All Saints. We look forward to welcoming Eric to All Saints and St James.

St James Explorers, Church Barn every Sunday apart from first Sunday of the month and school holidays. Joe Warren  (351761)

St James Christmas cards with views of Biddenham for sale again this year.  5 cards for £3 and 10 cards for £5. They will be in Church each Sunday or contact Sue Squire (342373) or Jacqui Piper (356993) to order them.

Contacts:

Ministry team: Christopher Dawe (363890) reader@thedawes.co.uk

All Saints Churchwardens: Brenda Walker (851597), Margaret Leighton (854674)

All Saints website: www.allsaintskempston.com   Jeremy.clarke@allsaintskempston.com

St James Churchwardens: Laurie Hurn (364251), Edwin Martin (348718)

St James website: www.stjamesbiddenham.com   John Richards: ultra2ortho@doctors.org.uk

Pewsheet: madeleinefone@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

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