Pewsheet week commencing 8th of June

June 7, 2015 12:57 am Published by

Theme: The True Disciple

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, Mary Dawe

– For the departed

– For the anniversaries of departed: Sarah Avenia, Don Yates

All Saints Diary

21 Jun – Open Church Sunday

21 Jun – 10.30am Baptism of Lacey and Freya Thompson

27 Jun -2-4.30pm All Saints Fete

29 Jun – St Peter and St Paul Sung Eucharist

St James Diary

12 Jun  – 7pm Men’s Group, 15 Church End

17 Jun – 7pm Home Group, 15 Church End

21 Jun – Open Church Sunday

21 Jun – 9am Baptism of Dylan Neil

29 Jun – St Peter and St Paul Sung 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
5th Sunday: Choral Evensong alternating between All Saints and St James.

Biddenham Men’s Group meeting Fri 12 Jun at 15 Church End Biddenham at 7pm. Steve Ashton who was a Director of URS for 12 years will be our guest. This is a firm which builds roads and railways. We will start with a meal so please let us know if you are coming. Edwin and Peta (348718)

Biddenham Home Group meeting Wed 17 Jun at 15 Church End Biddenham at 7.30pm. We will be looking at Acts chapter 4 and what was going on with the early church at that stage. We will start with a meal so please let us know if you will be coming. Edwin and Peta (348718)

Transforming Communities  All Saints Lunch club – All Saints Lunch Club, Wed 17 Jun 12.30pm at The Chimney Corner. If you want to pre-order please contact the Chimney Corner (852310)..  All welcome, Anita Lowe (857212).

St James’s Church Youth Group, Church Barn for years 5-11. Susan Owens (359233), Linda Bates (341286).St James Explorers, Church Barn every Sunday apart from first Sunday of the month and school holidays. Joe Warren (351761)

PCCs ask both St James and All Saints to support Bedford Foodbank – urgently need toiletries and household products, such as deodorant, shampoo, toilet rolls, washing powder and cleaning products- greatly appreciated if you could add to your shop.

Natter Club Thurs 18 Jun 2-6pm All Saints Hall. 2.30pm Poetry afternoon with Balliol School. Irene Grant-Jones, Heather Buxton and Frank Batt. Creative Corner 4.30pm onwards with Ruth Garner. Vikki or Elaine (852241).

Natter Club Outing on John Bunyan Boat on Thurs 16 July at 2.30pm from Sovereign’s Quay to Cardington for 2.5 hrs. Tickets £12 (£10 concession) £8 children, £28 family. All welcome. Elaine (852241)

St James Open Church Sunday 21 Jun . Please remember to save/cultivate, beg or borrow for the Plant Stall Jane George (359014). We are having a Bring and Share Picnic Tea in the Churchyard from 3.30-5pm. All welcome. Please sign list at back of church to help with catering. Children’s treasure hunt, bell tower visits and a chance to look at our ancient church books. Bring a chair or rug to sit on. In Barn if wet. Sue (342373).

Thank you to everyone who helped at and came to support the St James soup lunch for Christian Aid. The total raised, including gift aid, is now £1,000. Amazing! Ann

All Saint Church Fete Sat 27 Jun 2-4.30pm. Grand Draw, Tombola stall, Brass Band, Magician, Barbeque, Teas, Face painting and lots more .Do come and join us for an afternoon of fun. Margaret

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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