St James and All Saints diary/notices from 30th of Aug

August 23, 2015 7:13 pm Published by

Theme: The words of eternal life

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, Geoff Smith, Mary Dawe, Miriam Knowles

– For the departed: Enid Mickleburgh, Tom Case, John Beddall, Stephen Roff

– For the anniversaries of departed: Joan Martin

All Saints Diary

30 Aug – 10.30am Parish Eucharist Celebrant and Preacher: Rev Sam Cappleman

13 Sept – 10.30am Baptism of Sienna Varley

14 Sept – 7pm Eucharist then PCC

19 Sept – 3pm Shalom tour of Our Lady of Ransom Roman Catholic church in Kempston

23 Sept – 7.30pm Confirmation at the Transfiguration Kempston with the Bishop of Bedford, all welcome

St James Diary

30 Aug – 9am Parish Eucharist Celebrant and Preacher: Rev Sam Cappleman

9 Sept – 7pm Eucharist then PCC meeting

13 Sept 9am Baptism of Leah Hope

16 Sept 7.30pm Mission Action Planning Review at 15 Church End. All welcome.

19 Sept – 3pm Shalom tour of Our Lady of Ransom Roman Catholic church in Kempston

23 Sept – 7.30pm Confirmation at the Transfiguration Kempston with the Bishop of Bedford, all welcome

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

Cluster Quiet Day at The Forest Centre, Marston Mortaine on Sat 26 Sept, 10am-4pm. £12. Refreshments available but bring own pack lunch. Please sign list at the back of church.

Church Army’s latest magazine, ‘Share-it!’ is now available in both churches for people to help themselves.

‘Songs of Praise’ at St. James, Sun 27 Sept, 4.30 pm: the sign-up sheet (to let us know your favourite hymn/song and why) is now at the back of Church until Sun 30 Aug, so do let us know your favourites. David and Suzette Maguire.

Pilgrim Course on the Lord’s Prayer: Mondays 21,28 Sept, 5, 12,19 and 26 Oct at 7.30pm. All Saints Church Hall. All welcome, please sign list at back of church.

St. James’s church choir urgently needs new members, especially sopranos and altos. We practise on Fridays from 7pm until 8pm. We are a friendly team and we would love to welcome new members. Anne Church (214805), Fran Moxon (217685).

St James Mission Action Planning Review on Wed 16 Sept 7.30pm at 15 Church End. All welcome.

Transforming Communities

All Saints Lunch club – All Saints Lunch Club, Wed 16 Sept 12.30 pm at The Cross Keys. 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 rice, noodles, tea bags, shampoo, shower gel and deodorant- greatly appreciated.

Natter Club meets on Thurs 17 Sept 2-6pm at All Saints Hall: 3pm Talk on crime prevention and home security, 4.30pm Children’s craft work. Elaine (852241)

The Bereavement Ministry, Supporting Bereaved People Course, Lydia Humphreys (Transfig, Kempston) Thursdays: 3, 10 and 17 September, 7pm St James’s Church Barn. Caring for all who have been bereaved. Speak to Ann M or Stephen.

Help needed! Please can you bake for the church cake stall at the Biddenham Show on Sun 6 Sept and /or could you spare an hour to help run the cake stall or the human fruit machine? Lists to sign at the back of the church.   Thanks. Ann M

Coffee Morning on Thurs 20 Aug at 10.30-12 noon, at 26 The Elms, Kempston. All proceeds for All Saints Hall curtain tie backs. Refreshments, Raffle, Bring and Buy. Anita Lowe (857212)

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

Please note: due to holidays, pewsheet notices may be delayed in the next few weeks.

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