Pewsheet: Theme: The Transfiguration

February 6, 2016 5:53 pm Published by

Theme: The Transfiguration

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, Miriam Knowles, Brenda Case

– For the departed

– For the anniversaries of departed: Doris Spring, Frank Smith, Kathleen Izzard, Maudie Winnington-Ingram, Pam Tyley

All Saints Diary

10 Feb, Ash Wednesday – 7.30pm Cluster Eucharist at St Michaels, Faldo Road

28 Feb – no 10.30am service

28 Feb – 4pm Stephen’s Farewell Eucharist

St James Diary

10 Feb, Ash Wednesday – 7.30pm Cluster Eucharist at St Michaels, Faldo Road

28 Feb – no 9am service

28 Feb – 4pm Stephen’s Farewell Eucharist at All Saints

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

York Lent Course, St James Church Barn – 7.30pm Thursdays: 11, 18 Feb; 3, 10, 17 Mar. The ancient poems we call Psalms have stood the test of time, for they address many of the problems we still face: violence, injustice, anger – and bewilderment. Why do the wicked prosper? Where is God when we suffer? Do please join us and sign up to the list in church for booklets

The Diocese is looking to appoint a Ministry Development Team Administrator based at Holywell Lodge, closing date 15 Feb

Finding a new vicar for our churches There will be a prayer meeting at 15 Church End Biddenham at 8pm on Wed 10 Feb to ask God to guide us to the right person to be our new vicar.

Stephen’s Farewell Service 28 Feb

There will be no morning services at St James or All Saints on 28 Feb, instead there will be a joint service at 4pm at All Saints followed by refreshments in the church hall.

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, Brewers Fayre, Wed 17 Feb 12.30pm. Everyone welcome, for details contact Anita Lowe (857212)

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

Natter Club Thurs 18 Feb 2-5pm at All Saints Hall: 2.30pm Fashion Show by leading clothing brand. All welcome. Elaine (852241).

Sun 7 Feb St James Traditional Sunday Roast Trissa (950612), Sue (342373)

Friends of St James – The Weather Business – an illustrated talk by your favourite TV weatherman, Jim Bacon. Sat 12 Mar 7.30pm, Church Barn.  £10 (£7 for members of The Friends of St James), including fish & chip supper and drinks. Peter Leverkus (353662), Chris Jones (211759) or sign list at back of church

‘Swing into Spring’, an evening of music and words featuring Bedford School Jazz Trio. St James’s Church Barn, Sat 19 Mar, 7.30pm. £8 to include light refreshments and a glass of wine. Children free. Sue Squire (342373), Ann Morrish (266644)

Contacts: Ministry team: Stephen Huckle (852241) huckles@fsmail.net  Christopher Dawe (363890) reader@thedawes.co.uk All Saints:www.allsaintskempston.com, Churchwardens: Brenda Walker (851597), Margaret Leighton (854674) All Saints website: jeremy@allsaintskempston.com St James: www.stjamesbiddenham.com Churchwarden: Laurie Hurn (364251), Edwin Martin (348718) St James website: June Kuria junedeprince@hotmail.com Pewsheet: madeleinefone@hotmail.co.uk

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