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
FOR OUR PRAYERS
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.
ANNUAL CHURCH SPRING CLEANING DATES 2018
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.