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Weekly notices |9 December 2018

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Weekly notices |9 December 2018

Sunday 16 December 2018
3rd Sunday of Advent

9.30am    Nativity Service 
10.30-11am Coffee In Hall
11.15am   Morning Prayer
6.00pm   Holy Communion

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23rd December 2018
4th Sunday of Advent

09.30  4th Sunday Informal Service
10.30 Coffee in the Hall
11.15am Morning Prayer
6.00pm Lessons & Carols by candlelight

Christmas Eve
4.00pm    All Age Service for Christmas Eve
11.00pm    Christmas Holy Communion

Christmas Day
8.00pm    Holy Communion
10.30am     Joint Service of Holy Communion
(please note: there is no 9.30 or 11.15 service: they meet together at 10.30am)

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EVENTS THIS WEEK

10 –  December 2018

Monday 10            10.00am         Bumps and Babes at Church

Monday 10            6.30pm           Clued Up

Wednesday 12      7.30pm     Choir Practice

Thursday 13       10-12 noon T & C at St Marys

Thursday 13       10.30am      Holy Communion 

Friday 14              8.00pm       Bellringing Practice

  

CHURCH OFFICE

The Church Office will be open Wednesday and Thursday this week from 10am to 12noon. Please have all notices for next week’s bulletin at the Church Office by 10am on Thursday by placing in the letter box outside the office, phoning: 412235 or emailing: stmaryschurchoffice@btinternet.com.

CONTACT DETAILS AND PERMISSION FORMS

If you have not yet completed a form with your contact details, please do so and put it in the blue striped box at the back of church. This form provides your up-to-date contact information as well as keeping us in line with data protection laws. If we do NOT have a signed permission form from you, we will not be able to retain information on how to contact you in the future. This includes those who are housebound and who live in residential care, so if you know someone in these circumstances, please take a form to them to fill in and return it to us for them. THANK YOU!

 

WINTER GLORY—WOMEN’S CONFERENCE—26 JANUARY: KETTERING

Ladies, please pick up a leaflets from the back of the church for this annual day conference.

 

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Our Christmas Services

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Our Christmas Services

Special Services for the Christmas Season
at Rushden St Mary’s

Here is a link to follow the Star!!! 

1st December – 2.30pm – CHRSTINGLE Service

2nd December – 6.00pm – ADVENT PRAISE
a service of readings and carols for Advent

16th December – 9.30am – NATIVITY Service

23rd December – 6.00pm – NINE LESSONS & CAROLS
by candlelight

Christmas Eve
4.00pm – ALL AGE CHRISTMAS EVE Service
11.30pm – HOLY COMMUNION

Christmas Day
8.00am – HOLY COMMUNION
10.30am – Joint HOLY COMMUNION

Weekly Notices|28 October 2018

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Weekly Notices|28 October 2018

4 November 2018

4th Sunday before Advent
9.30am       All Age Holy Communion
10.30-11am Coffee In the Hall  
11.15 am      Morning Prayer
6.00 pm      Evening Prayer

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AND THE FOLLOWING WEEK

11 November 2018
Remembrance Sunday
9.30am     All Age Service

10.30-11am Coffee In the Hall  
11.30 am      Remembrance Sunday Service*
6.00 pm      Evening Prayer

*NOTE:  slightly later time due to the service at the War Memorial immediately beforehand.

 

EVENTS   29 October – 3 November 2018

Monday 29            10am   Bumps & Babes @ Church
Monday 29            6.30pm  Clued up

Wednesday 31     7 .30pm          Choir Practice

Thursday  1        10-12 noon   T & C at St Marys
Thursday 1         10.30 am Holy Communion  

Friday 2         –     No Bellringing Practice

Saturday 3        4.00pm Music Group Practice

 

 

SHOEBOX SUNDAY—18 NOVEMBER    You are welcome to bring shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox    Appeal into church from 1st November. Please look on the website     www.samaritans-purse.org.uk   for information on how to fill in a shoebox (Find a shoebox, wrap and make a label; fill with gifts; make your donation of £5; personalise and pray for the person receiving your box; bring to church.) The final collection will be 9.30am 18th November.

STUDY NOTES ON HEBREWS   Study notes are available for sessions 5-10 for small group study following our sermon series on Hebrews. Pick up enough copies for each member of your group

CHILDRENS’ SOCIETY AUTUMN QUIZ The Autumn Quiz, “Who Said That?” is now on sale, price £1, from Committee members or from John on 318415

CONTACT DETAILS AND PERMISSION FORMS    If you have not yet completed a form with your contact details, please do so this morning and put it in the blue striped box at the back of church. This form provides your up-to-date contact information as well as keeping us in line with data protection laws. If we do NOT have a signed permission form from you, we will not be able to retain information on how to contact you in the future. This includes those who are housebound and who live in residential care, so if you know someone in these circumstances, please take a form to them to fill in and return it to us for them. THANK YOU!

PORTABLE APPLIANCE TESTING (PAT)—WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER Our contractor for PAT will be on site on Tuesday 31 October. All portable electrical items in church and halls will be checked. If you have any personal items that are used on church premises please take advantage of this safety check opportunity. Any queries contact Don Merrifield 358218 / 07984-491108

CHURCH OFFICE   The Church Office will be open this week Wednesday and Thursday from 10 to 12noon.  Please have all notices for next week’s bulletin at the Church Office by 10am on Thursday by placing in the letter box outside the office, phoning: 412235 or emailing: stmaryschurchoffice@btinternet.com.

WINE PAIRING: SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER, CHURCH HALL 6.30pm   Join WLTGO for a Wine Pairing evening to include wines with cheese, canapé and chocolate. Tickets £10 available (Age 18+ only) from Helen on 07495304974 or hlsimcock@gmail.com.

JAZZ – SATURDAY 17 NOVEMBER, CHURCH HALL, 7.30pm  PAUL NEEDLE TRIO plus DEAN JONES singing SINATRA.   Tickets now available from Bob, John or 652222 at £8 (£10 non members of “Friends”). Includes a light 2-course supper. Bring your own drinks.

 

MISSION QUIZ The “Can-Kan” Quiz is available at £1 each from Peter Chamberlain on 386826.

 

 

Weekly Notices | 7 October 2018

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Weekly Notices | 7 October 2018

  7 October 2018
9.30am  Contemporary Holy Communion Service
11.15am    Morning PrayerService
6.00pm  Evening Prayer

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NEXT SUNDAY:
14 October   2018
9.30am   Contemporary All Age Service
11.15am  Holy Communion
6.00pm  Evening Prayer

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HARVEST THANK YOU’S   THANK YOU to all who decorated the church so beautifully for Harvest, to all who provided harvest gifts of food, flowers or finance, to the one who created the lovely posies to be given away, to all who helped on Monday #morning to take around the flower posies and the food to the food bank, and to the Lord of the Harvest who loves and sustains us all! £444.91 was collected for TearFund.  [If you brought your gifts in a basket and would like it returned   please collect it from the shelf under the bookstall.]

NEW STUDY NOTES ON HEBREWS    Study notes are now available for sessions 5-10 for small group study following our sermon series on Hebrews. Pick up enough copies for each member of your group.

 MISSION QUIZ   Peter Chamberlain will be at the back of the Church after all services today selling the new Mission Quiz: “Can-Kan”   £1 each.

CHILDRENS’ SOCIETY AUTUMN QUIZ    The Autumn Quiz, “Who Said That?” is now on sale, price £1, from Committee members or from John on 318415

ENCS FAMILY FUN AFTERNOON SAT 13 OCT, FULL GOSPEL CHURCH, 2pm    Bouncy Castle, Snakes and Lizards from Noah’s Ark, and the usual stalls, as well as tea and biscuits there will also be burgers.

 

BANGERS AND BEETLES: SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER, CHURCH HALL 7pm     Join us for a Beetle Drive—a fun family event, with sausages and other refreshments raising money for our mission funds.    £3 adults; children half price. Prizes and refreshments!

JAZZ PLUS and SUPPER—SATURDAY 17 NOVEMBER 7.30pm    Friends of St Mary’s Concert: Jazz Plus with a Supper will be held in the Church Hall in November. More details still to come; tickets soon. All welcome.

CONTACT DETAILS AND PERMISSION FORMS    If you have not yet completed the small form with your contact details, please do so this morning and put it in the blue striped box at the back of church. This form provides your up-to-date contact information as well as keeping us in line with data protection laws. If we do NOT have a signed permission form from you, we will not be able to retain information on how to contact you in the future.

PORTABLE APPLIANCE TESTING (PAT)—WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER Our contractor for PAT will be on site on Wednesday 31 October.   All portable electrical items in church and halls will be checked.  If you have any personal items that are used on church premises please take advantage of this safety check opportunity. Any queries contact Don Merrifield 358218 / 07984-491108

CHURCH OFFICE  The Church Office will be open this week Tuesday to Thursday from 10 to 12noon.  Please have all notices for next week’s bulletin at the Church Office by 10am on Thursday by placing in the letter box outside the office, phoning: 412235 or emailing: stmaryschurchoffice@btinternet.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Sermon | 16 September 2018

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Don Merrifield speaks on Jesus – our new High Priest – Hebrews 4.14- 5.10

To listen, click below.

Who Let the Dads Out? 19 May 2018

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Who Let the Dads Out? 19 May 2018

 

Don’t miss the next Saturday morning at St Mary’s Church Hall for Dads (or other male carers) with your under 6’s.  A great time together!

 

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5 November 2017 – Saul: Men who made mistakes

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5 November 2017  – Saul: Men who made mistakes

This weeks’ sermon by Revd Natasha Brady.  The next in our sermon series on Men who make mistakes and God’s grace.  This week we look at Saul in Acts 6 and the mistake he made, but also how God turned his life around using him for God’s glory …

 

Click here to listen

 

 

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SUMMER CREAM TEAS WITH PIANO RECITALS – Enjoy Carol’s delicious Cream Teas for £4pp and free Piano Recitals by our own Rosemary Nayyar at 2.30 and 4.30pm.  Come along, no need to book, between 3-5pm on Sunday 21 May, 25 June, 23 July and 20 August.

This week’s sermon … Paraclesis| Connected by Rev Canon Steve Prior

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This week’s sermon … Paraclesis| Connected by Rev Canon Steve Prior

Here is this week’s sermon, the final one in our sermon series : Paraclesis | Connected

 

Please join in with a home-group or the ‘Open Group‘ for more practical ideas of how to implement Paraclesis into your day to day lives.

 

Sunday’s Sermon … Paraclesis: Caring

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Sunday’s Sermon … Paraclesis: Caring

Here is the first in our new sermon series : Paraclesis; coming alongside others.

This week’s teaching was on the theme of Caring….

 

Please join in with a home-group or the ‘Open Group’ for more practical ideas of how to implement Paraclesis into your day to day lives.