Theme: The Risen Christ: Doubting Thomas
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.
– For the sick and infirm: George Thompson, Janet Smith, Miriam Knowles, Edna Bebbington, Heather Fitzgerald
– For the departed: Doris Bishop, Sylvia Williams, Glenys Culverwell
– For the anniversaries of departed: Elizabeth Ashpole
All Saints Diary
3 Apr – 10.30am Family Eucharist Celebrant: Rev Peter Littleford
25 Apr – 7.30pm Annual Meeting of Parishioners, Church Hall
St James Diary
3 Apr – 9am Family Eucharist Celebrant: Rev Peter Littleford with Miriam Knowles of CMS
20 Apr – 7.30pm Annual Meeting of Parishioners, Church Barn
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
Electoral Roll for St James’s is now displayed at back of church. Please check your details. If you are not currently on the Roll and would like to be, the application forms are also there. Completed forms to Jacqui Piper or a Church Warden.
St James’ PCC Members Would you like to be a part of the team of people who help to run the Church? If so, please speak to a Church Warden
For those wishing to find out more about David and Suzette’s work in and around the new housing in Great Denham and West Kempston, there is a sign-up sheet at the back of Church that will get you onto their Prayer-Mail mailing list. Receipt of Prayer-Mail will also mean that you have their email address to ask any questions you might have about their role. Thank you
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 Apr 12.30 at The King William, Kempston. Everyone welcome, for details contact Anita Lowe (857212)
All Saints Natter Club Thurs 21 Apr 2-5pm in Church Hall. All are welcome for drinks, cakes and a natter. £1 for refreshments, raffle. Speaker is Trustee Linda Parry on St Albans Woodland Burial Trust. Vikki Clarke (843669)
As well as non-perishable food the Bedford Food Bank are particularly in need of shower gel, deodorant, bath soap and washing up liquid. Thank you Ann M
St James Miriam Knowles, CMS mission partner, is welcomed to our service today for us to learn more about her work as an occupational therapist in Tanzania. Retiring collection.
St James Churchyard Spring Working Party Help much appreciated on 23 Apr, 10am-12noon, for maintenance on churchyard and Heritage Trail. Many hands make light work. Do join us – same time as the open coffee morning. Debbi C.
European Links – Gathering to discuss links with parishes in mainland Europe 10.30am – 2.30pm Sat 9 Apr at Barton-le-Cley Parish Hall. All welcome. Please let Jacqui Piper (356993) know if you wish to attend.
St James’s Annual Meetings – 20 Apr at 7.30pm. Come and find out what has been happening in your Church over the past year and what future plans are (no Holy Communion prior to the meetings this year).
All Saints Fete 25 June Your fete needs you. If anyone has any good ideas/would like to help in any way/wants to be involved, please contact Brian, Margaret (854674), Roz, Helen or Les. We will be looking out for you.
Pewsheet – Notices received after 30 March will be included in the pewsheet of 17 April
Contacts: Ministry team: Christopher Dawe (363890) firstname.lastname@example.org All Saints:www.allsaintskempston.com, Churchwardens: Brenda Walker (851597), Margaret Leighton (854674) All Saints website: email@example.com St James: www.stjamesbiddenham.com Churchwarden: Laurie Hurn (364251), Edwin Martin (348718) St James website: June Kuria firstname.lastname@example.org Pewsheet: email@example.com
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This post was written by June Kuria