Pewsheet week commencing 31st of May

May 30, 2015 10:08 pm Published by

Theme: Trinity Sunday

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 and infirm: George Thompson, Janet Smith, Miriam Knowles, Mary Dawe

– For the departed:

– For the anniversaries of departed: Roger Hillson, Ian Ivett, Alan Bebbington


All Saints Diary

31 May – 6pm Choral Evensong at St James

4 Jun – 7.30pm Corpus Christi Sung Eucharist

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

31 May – 6pm Choral Evensong

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

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.

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

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 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, was £964.70. Amazing! Ann

Friends for Life (which seeks to reduce isolation amongst Care Home residents by providing Personal Befrienders) is holding a Volunteer Induction Session on Sat 6 Jun at Priory Methodist Church, Bedford.  Joanne Barrow (213038)

Contacts: Ministry team: Stephen Huckle (852241)  Christopher Dawe (363890) All, Churchwardens: Brenda Walker (851597), Margaret Leighton (854674) All Saints website: St James: Churchwarden: Laurie Hurn (364251), Edwin Martin (348718) St James website: June Kuria Pewsheet:

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