Notices 02 Apr 17

This notice as pdf here: 20170402 Notices_SPB

TODAY’S READINGS & SERVICES, Lent 5, Passion Sunday:
Ezekiel 37.1-14, Romans 8.6-11, John 11.1-45

9am                  Holy Communion           Orcheston
10.30am            Family Communion        Tilshead
5pm                  Bible Study                   Chitterne*

READINGS & SERVICES FOR 9TH April, Palm Sunday:
Isaiah 50.4-9a, Philippians 2.5-11, Matthew 26-14-end of 27, or Matthew 27.11-54

9am                  Holy Communion (BCP)  Shrewton
10.30am            Holy Communion                Chitterne
6pm                  Evensong                         Tilshead

WEEKDAY SERVICES
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

FOR OUR PRAYERS
Please remember the following people in your prayers… Anna, Antonia, Angie, Betty,  Bryan, Carol, Caroline, Christopher, Daisy, Emily, Jerry, Jim, Karen, Mark, Maureen, Michael, Oscar, Pam, Peggy, Robert, Robert, Sally, Sarah, Simon; for those who are hungry, homeless, or refugee; for the work of Alabaré, and The Trussell Trust.

THE COLLECT FOR TODAY
Most merciful God,
who by the death and resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ delivered and saved the world: grant that by faith in him who suffered on the cross we may triumph in the power of his victory; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

*Bible Study, TONIGHT, 5pm (2/4/17)
This Bible study will be at Chitterne House (The third house on the right after the Church, going towards Tilshead. The next house after the arched gateway).

Mothers’ Union 5th April
We shall be meeting next Wednesday, 2.30pm at Parsons Green community room. Do come and join us for prayer and fellowship.

Library Teas are BACK !!!
After a break over the colder winter months we are resuming our ‘Cafe’ once a fortnight by providing tea, coffee biscuits and sometimes cake at Maddington Church room when the mobile library visits.

The dates are: 5the April, 19th April 3rd May, 17th May, 31st May, 14th June, 28th June and 12th July. Between 2pm and 4pm. We would love to see you for a cuppa and chat, so if you are passing or have just collected the children from school, come along – It’s Free!!!

Parish (Church) Electoral Roll
The annual revision of the Electoral Roll is now taking place. The Electoral Roll allows you to vote for PCC members, and indeed to serve on the PCC. If you have been living in the parish for at least 6 months, and would like to be added to the roll, (or indeed removed!), please help yourself to a form from church. When complete forms should be passed to your village rep or to Eleanor by the 10th April at the latest. Many thanks.

HOLY WEEK & EASTER DATES
The leaflet explaining all services and events for this period is now available in church and online. Please do pick up a leaflet when you’re next in church; and an extra for your neighbours!

SAVE THE DATE
The Annual Parochial Church Meeting will take place on 26th April, 7pm at Orcheston Village Hall. Reports and agendas will be available shortly. All welcome to attend.

AGM – The Friends of St. Mary’s Church Shrewton The Friends will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Monday, 24th April, at 7.00 p.m. in Maddington Church Room.  This will be followed with a talk by the Revd. Pat Clegg on Jerusalem – the Israeli/Palestinian issue.  All are welcome and refreshments will be served.  We look forward to seeing you.

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