Pewsheet week commencing 24th of May

May 23, 2015 7:50 pm Published by

Theme: Pentecost

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: Christine Loveridge

– For the anniversaries of departed

All Saints Diary

24 May – 4pm Shalom Sung Evensong at All Saints, Queens Park

4 Jun – 7.30pm Corpus Christi Sung Eucharist

21 Jun – 10.30am Baptism of Lacey and Freya Thompson

 

St James Diary

24 May – 4pm Shalom Sung Evensong at All Saints, Queens Park

4 Jun – 7.30pm Corpus Christi Sung Eucharist at All Saints

21 Jun – 9am Baptism of Dylan Neil

 

 

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.

 

Confirmation.  Those interested in being confirmed please speak to Stephen.

 

Archbishop of Canterbury. All those interested in hearing the Archbishop speak on sustaining ministry and personal faith at St Albans Cathedral on Thurs 18 Jun at 7.15pm, please give names to Stephen or Churchwardens by 31 May.

 

We are considering a Supporting Bereaved People course. If interested please speak to Stephen

 

Wed 20 May House group at 15 Church End Biddenham at 7.30pm starting with a meal together. We will be looking at the report of the coming of the Holy Spirit in Acts chapter 2. All welcome but please let Peta know you are coming (348718) for catering numbers

 

 

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 – particularly short of Sponge Puddings, Small packs or sachets of rice, Tin openers, Small bags of sugar at present – 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. Please remember to save/cultivate, beg or borrow for the Plant Stall on 21 Jun. All items welcome. Jane George (359014)

 

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, was £964.70. Amazing! Ann

 

 

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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