Pew sheet for 26/6/16

June 24, 2016 2:18 pm Published by

Guided by the Spirit

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 and infirm: George Thompson, Janet Smith, Edna Bebbington, Peggy Snelson
– For the departed: Pamela Smith, Elizabeth Roberts

– For the anniversaries of departed: Colin Groves, Albert Church

All Saints Diary

26 June – 10.30am Parish Eucharist, Celebrant: Clifford Bradley

St James Diary

26 June – 9am Parish Eucharist, Celebrant: : Clifford Bradley

 

Going Deeper into God and Making New Disciples

Evening services:  1st Sunday: Holy Eucharist at St. James,  2nd Sunday: Evening Prayer at All Saints,  3rd Sunday: Evening Prayer at St. James

 

Would you like to dedicate a St James hymn book to a loved one (small donation)?  Laurie

 

Spring Harvest, April 2017 (during school holidays): early bird discounts apply if booking before August.  See www.springharvest.org        John Richards (07732 971783) or Jacqui P

Jobs: Four opportunities to work with diocesan church schools http:// www.stalbans.anglican.org/diocese/other- vacancies/

St James House Group will meet to look at some recent research by the Church of England on “The state of Christianity in England” on Thurs 30 June at 15 Church End Biddenham at 7.30pm. The evening will start with dinner together followed by a discussion. We would love to see you. Please let us know if you are coming for catering purposes. Edwin and Peta Martin (348718)

Transforming Communities

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

All Saints Lunch Club, Wed 20 July 12.30 pm at The Brewers Fayre. Everyone welcome, for details contact Anita Lowe (857212)

As well as non-perishable food the Bedford Food Bank are currently particularly in need of tinned sponge pudding, UHT fruit juice, jam, coffee, toilet rolls and multi-surface cleaning spray. In the last 3 months they have helped 1308 people, 457 of these were children. Thank you Ann M

All Saints Church are offering Full Afternoon Teas with Guided Tour of church by arrangement for £7.95 per head,  in aid of church funds. Minimum group size 10. On Thurs 30 June Frances has some spare places on a tour arranged for 2pm followed by full afternoon tea in hall at 3pm. More information/booking: Frances Leonard (852480) francesmleonard@gmail.com. Also Janet Fardell (855158) martinandjanet1@btinternet.com

All Saints Natter Club: All welcome. Vikki Clarke (843669)

Walks 4Health: David and Suzette lead 60 minute walks in and around Great Denham. You are welcome to join them. All meet at Bedford Golf Club, Great Denham at 10.30am on Tues 28 June, Sun 3 July.

Local conservation: Meet at St James Church Barn for a discussion and tour about Cowslip Meadow 2pm Sat 2 July.  Pond dipping in Biddenham village pond organised by The Friends of St James Sun 3 July 2.30-4.30pm. See notice boards for more information. Chris Jones (211759)

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 editor: madeleinefone@hotmail.co.uk

Categorised in:

This post was written by John Richards

Comments are closed here.