Notices 19 Feb 17

These notices as a pdf here 20170219-notices_spb

Genesis 1.1-2.3, Romans 8.18-25, Matthew 6.25-end

9am                 Morning Prayer               Orcheston
10.30am          Holy Communion            Shrewton
4pm                 Holy Communion(BCP)  Tilshead

READINGS & SERVICES FOR 26th February, Next before Lent:
Exodus 24.12-end, 2 Peter 1.16-end, Matthew 17.1-9

9am                 BCP Holy Communion   Chitterne
10.30am          Holy Communion            Orcheston
4pm                 Family Service & Tea     Shrewton

The following services take place during the week. Do join us if you can:

Tues 10am      Holy Communion  Shrewton
Wed 10am      Morning Prayer     Shrewton
Wed 4.30pm   Compline              Chitterne

Please remember the following people in your prayers… Emily, Pam, Simon, Alan, Nicola, Oscar, Angie, Jerry, Peggy, Maureen, Michael, Christine, Bryan, Robert, Robert, Stuart, Sarah, Daisy, Carol, Jim, Sally, Ian, Elisabeth, Caroline, Anna, Antonia, Karen, Mark, Betty; all who are struggling with ill-health, isolation or loneliness.


Open garden scheme
Shrewton is planning this event this year and the first meeting is on 27th February. We would really welcome people to be involved and help us organize this. If interested do please ring or email me for further details, Gay Jennings-Bramly  01980 620422  email:

A service for the Beginning of Lent, 1st March 2pm at St Mary’s, Shrewton.
All welcome to join us for this solemn annual service to mark the beginning of our great Lenten fast.

Lent in 2017
The Diocese have produced a booklet called ‘Praying Together’ specifically for our use in the parish during Lent this year. Copies of the booklet are available for every parishioner, and can be collected from each church in the parish. In addition, those who wish may download the same material as an app for tablet or smartphone (called Prayer Mate), or go to the Diocesan website where they can download/print the material for free.

Lent Study Group
The Bible Study group which currently meets monthly on Tuesdays in Shrewton will be following a book during Lent called ‘Abraham’ by Meg Warner. The Lent group will begin on 28th Feb at 7.30pm and continue weekly throughout Lent. If you would like to be part of this then please contact Heather Brearey (01980 621851) for more details.

Suggested Reading in Lent
David Walters would like to recommend this book: “Waiting on the Word by Malcolm Guite. A poem and reflection for each day of Lent and for Easter. (Advent, Christmas and Epiphany was really good).” If you have a book you’d like to recommend please let us know and we’ll add it to our list!

It is back due to popular demand
A Wine Tasting Evening on Saturday 1st April at 7.30pm
in Maddington Church Room….

Tickets are £10 each and available from
Mary Ruck (01980 620657) or
Sarah Le Fevre (01980 621925).
We hope you can join us for another fun and informative evening.

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