Pew sheet for 17/7/16

July 16, 2016 9:03 am Published by

Martha and Mary


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.

– For the sick, infirm and recovering: George Thompson, Janet Smith, Edna Bebbington, Peggy Snelson, Laurie Hurn, Suzette Maguire’s mourning family: mother Pauline, brother Peter and for David and Suzette.
– For the departed
– For the anniversaries of departed

All Saints Diary
17 Jul – 10.30am Parish Eucharist and baptism of Isla Tracy. Celebrant: Dr. Sam Cappleman

St James Diary
17 Jul – 9am Parish Eucharist and baptism of Matilda Holton. Celebrant: Dr. Sam Cappleman
21 Jul – 2pm St James School Leavers 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

Would you like to dedicate a St James hymn book to a loved one (small donation)? Laurie/Hilary Hurn

St Albans Diocese Annual Report  booklets available from the church entrances or Sue Richards (07732 971783). Sue is now a Diocesan Synod member.


Transforming Communities

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

All Saints Lunch Club, Wed 20 July 12.30 pm at The Brewers Fayre.  Everyone welcome, for details contact Anita Lowe (857212)

As well as non-perishable food the Bedford Food Bank are currently particularly in need of tinned sponge puddings, biscuits, multi-purpose cleaning spray and washing powder.
Last month they helped 435 people, 163 of these were children. Thank you. Ann Morrish

All Saints Church are offering full afternoon teas with guided tours of the church by arrangement for £7.95 per head, in aid of church funds. Minimum group size 10. Frances Leonard (852480) Also Janet Fardell (855158)

All Saints Natter Club: Thurs 18 Aug from 2-5pm in All Saints Church Hall, Kempston.
All are welcome for drinks, cakes and a natter. Entry £1 for refreshments, plus £1 for raffle ticket. Guest speaker is Sheila Phillips with her dog Chester from charity Canine Partners.   All welcome. Vikki Clarke (843669)

All Saints Fete – thank you to everyone who made such an effort and contributed so much. The fete raised over £1,800. – “challenge” by John Richards – why not sponsor a toilet in an impoverished third world situation? The framed certificate (maybe hung in your w/c) will generate lively discussions with your friends – more importantly, maybe even talks about Jesus.  John Richards

Coffee Morning at 26 The Elms on Thurs 11 Aug 10 -12noon. All proceeds towards the All Saints windows repairs.  Anita Lowe (857212)


Ministry team: Christopher Dawe (363890)

All Saints Churchwardens: Brenda Walker (851597), Margaret Leighton (854674)

All Saints website:

St James Churchwardens: Laurie Hurn (364251), Edwin Martin (348718)

St James website:   John Richards:


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