TODAY’S READINGS & SERVICES, Epiphany 4/ Candlemas: Deuteronomy 18.15-20, Revelation 12.1-5a, Mark 1.21-28 or Malachi 3.1-5, Hebrews 2.14-end, Luke 2.22-40
9am BCP Holy Communion Chitterne
10.30am Family Communion Orcheston
4pm Family Service & Tea Shrewton
READINGS & SERVICES FOR 4th February, 2nd Before Lent: Proverbs 8.1,22-31, Colossians 1.15-20, John 1.1-14
9am Holy Communion Orcheston
10.30am Family Communion Tilshead
5pm Bible Study & Prayers Chitterne
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
Thus 9.30am Morning Prayer Tilshead
Thus 5.30pm Evening Prayer Orcheston
Sat 5.30pm Compline Tilshead
FOR OUR PRAYERS
Please remember the following people in your prayers… Antonia, Angie, Betty, Bryan, Carol, Caroline, Christopher, Christopher, Emily, Jerry, Jim, Judy, June, Karen, Kate, Marion, Maureen, Michael, Oscar, Pam, Peggy, Robert, Simon; for all who are seeking light and hope in a time of darkness.
God our creator, who in the beginning commanded light to shine out of darkness: we pray that the light of the glorious gospel of Christ may dispel the darkness of ignorance and unbelief, shine into the hearts of all your people, and reveal the knowledge of your glory in the face of 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.
BIBLE STUDY 4th February
Next week’s Bible study in Chitterne will be taking place at Manor Farm House, with thanks to the Gooch family.
Ash Wednesday, 14th February, 10am, St Mary’s Shrewton A Service to mark the beginning of Lent. All welcome.
A LENT COURSE FOR SALISBURY PLAIN BENEFICE As you may have seen in the flyer distributed over Christmas, this year we will be holding our own tailor-made Lent Course in the parish. Sessions will run on a Monday evening and be repeated on a Thursday morning, commencing on 19th February and 22nd February respectively. Topics to be covered include our church services, prayer, the Bible, and music, under the headings ‘Worship’, ‘Pray’, ‘Study’, ‘Reflect’ and challenge. More information can be found on the flyer. If you are interested in further details please contact the church office.
HELP NEEDED TO PLAY BOARD GAMES!
Yes you did read that right! We need some members of our church community to come and play board games with our families at Messy church.This is just for half an hour from 10.30-11am on Tuesday 13th Feb at the Methodist Hall, you would of course be welcome to stay and observe the rest of messy church if you wanted to. We will give you tea and coffee or you can buy a special one from Oasis Cafe which will be open. If you have 30 minutes to spare please contact Heather Brearey 621851 firstname.lastname@example.org or just turn up.
TRUSSELL TRUST COLLECTION
Throughout 2017 the total collected in Orcheston was 124.9kg. Many thanks to all who contributed.