Church Notices for 4th March 2018

TODAY’S READINGS & SERVICES, Lent 3: Exodus 20.1-17, 1 Corinthians 1.18-25, John 2.13-22 


Today, due to the snow, and difficulty on the roads connecting our villages, we are offering a short service of Holy Communion in our easy-to-warm church hall- Maddington Church Room- in Shrewton at 10.30am.

Normal ‘service’ resumes tomorrow with weekday services and the Lent Course.

READINGS & SERVICES FOR 11th March, Lent 4/Mothering Sunday: 1 Samuel 1.20-end, 2 Corinthians 1.3-7, Luke 2.33-35

9am                  BCP Holy Communion   Shrewton

10.30am            Family Communion        Chitterne

3pm                  Special Service & Tea    Orcheston

6pm                  Evensong                     Tilshead


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 


Please remember the following people in your prayers… Antonia, Angie, Betty, Bryan, Carol, Caroline, Christopher, Emily, Jerry, Jim, June, Karen, Kate, Marion, Maureen, Michael, Oscar, Pam, Peggy, Robert, Simon; for all who are without shelter or have no long-term security.  


Almighty God, Whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through our Lord Jesus Christ, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.


The Lent Course Week 3: 5th March/8th  March

This week’s session (‘Study’) will be in Maddington Church Room on Monday 5th  (7pm-8.30pm). The session will be repeated at the same location, 10am on Thursday 8th  March. All welcome!!  For those of you who missed last week’s session but would like the notes, please call/drop a line to the church office.

Mothers Union, 7th March, 2.30pm
We are meeting for prayer and fellowship at Parson’s Green Community Room in Shrewton. Everyone is very welcome.

Farewell to Bishop Ed, 11th March, 10.30am

Many of you will already know that the Bishop of Ramsbury is retiring at the end of April. There will be an official Diocesan farewell service in April, but this is our opportunity to say thank you and goodbye during the course of our Sunday Family Communion in Chitterne.

Service, Teddy Bears Picnic & Tea, 11th March, 3pm, Orcheston You are all warmly invited to join us for a short informal service with your favourite hymns, followed by a Teddy Bears Picnic and Tea. Come and have a catch up, see who has the oldest bear, enjoy some fellowship.


St Marys Church, Shrewton.    7th April at 10am         St Marys Maddington Church 19th May at 10am

Please do come and help if you are able, the more the merrier. (Coffee & biscuits available for sustenance!) There will be cleaning materials available but if you could please bring your own dusters/cleaning cloths/eco cleaning products etc, that would be brilliant. THANK YOU.

Safari Supper, 21st April 2018 at 6.30pm

In support of St Marys Church, Shrewton

Price:  £15. Tickets are available by contacting the church office. Closing date for ticket purchases: 7th April.

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