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November 17, 2015 1:18 am Published by

Theme: The Last Days

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: Shirley Noble-Seager, Gwendolen Jackson

– For the anniversaries of departed: Marjorie Carter, Elsie Brown, Joyce Vane-Percy,

All Saints Diary

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

13 Dec – 4pm Christinglt at Transfiguration, Kempston

13 Dec – 6pm no evening service

St James Diary

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

13 Dec – 9am Family Eucharist and Nativity Play

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

Help needed in typing up a computer version of the new St. James Inventory. Is there anyone out there who has the time and skills to assist? Please contact Jane George 359014 if you have the time and enthusiasm!

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).

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).

Elaine would like to say ‘thank you’ for all the visits, gifts, cards and good wishes. She hopes to be on her feet again soon.

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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