Notices 18th March 2018

TODAY’S READINGS & SERVICES, Lent 5 (Passion Sunday): Jeremiah 31.31-34, Hebrews 5.5-10, John 12.20-33 

9am                  Morning Prayer              Orcheston

10.30am            Holy Communion           Shrewton

6pm                  BCP Holy Communion   Tilshead

READINGS & SERVICES FOR 25th March, Palm Sunday: Isaiah 50.4-9a, Philippians 2.5-11, Mark 14.1-15.end

9am                  BCP Holy Communion   Chitterne

10.30am            Palm Sunday 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

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 Jolyon to be baptised today, and for all preparing for baptism or confirmation at this special time of year.



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.  


The Lent Course FINAL WEEK: 19th/22nd March

The final Lent Course session (Challenge) will be in Maddington Church Room on Monday 19th  (7pm-8.30pm). The session will be repeated at the same location, 10am on Thursday 22nd March. This session is based entirely on your questions, and insights, so if you have a question for us please jot it down on a yellow slip (in church) and hand it to us, or email us.

100th Anniversaries this coming week

This coming week we have 3 servicemen to commemorate in the parish:

11am at Chitterne War Memorial 21st March

2pm at Tilshead War Memorial 23rd March

2pm at Chitterne War Memorial 25th March

Do come and join us for these short, but important acts of commemoration.

Electoral Roll for Salisbury Plain Benefice

This is a notice to advise you that the annual revision of the Electoral Roll will take place between 24th March and 6th April. If you are not on the church Electoral Roll and would like to be, please collect one of the forms in church and return it to the church office, or to the Parish Electoral Roll Officer, Marcelle Stobie.

Save the Date: Annual Meetings 2018

The Parishioners Meeting and APCM for Salisbury Plain Benefice will take place at 7pm in St Mary’s, Shrewton on 25th April. Refreshments will be served from 6.30pm. Do come and hear what we’ve been up to during the past year!


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 from through the church office. Please book by 7th April.


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