Pewsheet/Theme: Remembrance Sunday and the calling of the Disciples

November 10, 2015 12:22 am Published by

Theme: Remembrance Sunday and the calling of the Disciples

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, Mary Dawe, Miriam Knowles, Viona Kuria, Brenda Case

– For the departed: Shirley Noble-Seager, Gwendolen Jackson

– For the anniversaries of departed.

All Saints Diary

8 Nov – 2.30pm United Remembrance Service, Kempston East

8 Nov – 6pm All Souls Evensong for recently departed

9 Nov – 7pm Eucharist followed by PCC

15 Nov – 10.30am Baptism of Kendall Giscombe

23 Nov – 7.30pm review of All Saints Mission Action Plan in Hall. All welcome

29 Nov – 4pm Cluster Advent Carol Service

6 Dec – 4pm Shalom Advent Carol Service at Holy Child & St Joseph, Midland Road. All welcome

St James Diary

8 Nov – 10.50am Act of Remembrance at War Memorial

15 Nov – 6pm All Souls Evensong for recently departed

18 Nov – 7pm Eucharist, then PCC

29 Nov – 4pm Cluster Advent Carol Service at All Saints

5 Dec – Christmas Bazaar 2-4.30pm Village Hall

6 Dec – 9am Family Eucharist and Christingle

6 Dec – 4pm Shalom Advent Carol Service at Holy Child & St Joseph, Midland Road. All welcome

6 Dec – 6pm No evening service

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

The latest Church Army Prayer Diary is now in both churches. Do help yourself to one. Many thanks. Suzette & David

If you would like to dedicate one of the St James hymn books to a loved one for a small donation please contact Laurie Hurn

I would like to thank everyone for remembering my sister in their prayers, she’s improving.  My family and I are eternally grateful – power of prayers is powerful. God bless you all. June Kuria

Transforming Communities

All Saints Lunch Club, Wed 18 Nov 12.30 pm at Corner 5. Everyone welcome, for details contact Anita Lowe (857212).

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

Bedford Foodbank currently short of tinned chicken meat, tinned spaghetti hoops, 500g and 1kg sugar, tinned fruit, deodorant, nappies (sizes 4,5), washing up liquid. All non-perishables welcome. Thank you Ann M

Natter Club meets on Thurs 19 Nov 2-6pm at All Saints Hall: 3pm Talk: on the Unknown Warrior by Mark Adkins. Elaine (852241).

Bedford Golf Club in Great Denham are holding a MacMillan coffee morning on Sun 8 Nov, 10.30-12.30. Any donations of cakes would be appreciated. Please contact Nicola beforehand (320022) or email Nicola@thebedfordgc.com if you are able to donate anything, and do tell her where you’re from and that you heard about it from us. Thanks. David & Suzette

St James’s Christmas Bazaar Sat 5 Dec, 2–4:30pm Biddenham Village Hall. As always we look for your help:

– bottles for the bottle stall (all welcome): box at back of church or Jon at 50 Main Road or Trissa at 57 Days Lane.

– unwanted gifts: Hilary, 36 Darlow Drive

-edible produce Anne C, 26, Church End.

– give time to help set up, sell on a stall or serve teas: list in church. Sue (342373)

New Biddenham Village Christmas Cards – 4 designs, mixed packs £3 for 5 or £5 for 10. On sale after church, at Bazaar and from Jacqui (356993) or Sue (342373).

The sum raised for the St James Bishops harvest appeal was £643.  This included collections and the coffee morning. Anne C

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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