Theme: The healing ministry of Jesus; pewsheet

October 25, 2015 12:57 am Published by

Theme: The healing ministry of Jesus

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

– For the departed: Doug Kitchen, Douglas Cook, Paulette Bessey, Christine Lawrence, Shirley Noble-Seager

– For the anniversaries of departed: Aidan Avenia, Rosina Olifent, Marie Pursey, John Ainger, Martin Culverwell, Henry Nash

All Saints Diary

1 Nov, All Saints Day – 10.30am Family Eucharist. Celebrant and preacher: Rev Jackie Buck

1 Nov, All Saints Day – 4pm Deanery Evensong at St Peters Bedford

7 Nov – 12-3pm All Saints Missions Fayre

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

St James Diary

1 Nov, All Saints Day – 4pm Deanery Evensong at St Peters Bedford

1 Nov, All Saints Day – 10.30am Family Eucharist. Celebrant: Rev Jackie Buck

1 Nov – 6pm No evening service at St James

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

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

Pilgrim Course on the Lord’s Prayer: Monday 26 Oct at 7.30pm. All Saints Church Hall.

Families from St James Church will be going to Spring Harvest 2-6 April 2016. If you would like to come contact 348718 after 26 Oct.

St James Church House group Wed 4 Nov 7.30pm, at 15 Church End Biddenham. We will read Acts about how the early church grew. Starts with a meal so please let us know if you are coming.Love to see you. Edwin (348718)

St James Church Men’s Group Fri 6 Nov 7pm at 15 Church End Biddenham. We will be looking at what sort of person Jesus seems to have been by reading John. Starts with a beer, then a meal so let us know if you are coming. It would be great to see you. Edwin (348718)

After St James Songs of Praise Paul Critchlow (Church Army) wrote: ‘Thank you so much to all at St. James’ for generous gift of £112 for  work of Church Army. Your support is a blessing to us’.

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

Transforming Communities

All Saints Lunch Club, Wed 18 Nov 12.30 pm at Corner 5. Christmas Lunch Club Fri 18 Dec  12.30pm at The King William. Order essential before 5 Nov please. 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, pasta, 500g rice, 500g sugar, tinned fruit, tinned vegetables, cup a soup, biscuits, toothpaste and shower gel. All non-perishables welcome. Thank you.

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

Missions Fayre in All Saints Church Hall, Sat 7 Nov, 12-3pm. Soup Lunch, Cake Stall, Home Made Produce, Children’s Games, Raffle. Free entrance. Offers of Cakes, Home made produce and raffle prizes very welcome.  Margaret Leighton or Anita Lowe.

Sat 31 Oct St James Churchyard Working Party. Meet at 9.30am. Please help us to tidy up the Churchyard ready for the Autumn/Winter.

St James collection for UNICEF children of Syrian refugees raised £231 and with gift aid we sent UNICEF a total of £289. Thank you.

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:

Notices received after 23 Oct will be in the pewsheet for 8 Nov.

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