NEWS IN THE PEWS SERVICES THIS WEEK Sunday 11th November 2018
Third Sunday before Advent RED
9:00am Remembrance Service at Isham (The Rector)
10:00am Family Service at Little Harrowden (Carolynne Adam)
10:50am Remembrance Service at Great Harrowden (Gillian Walton)
10:50am Remembrance Service at Orlingbury (The Rector)
10:50am Remembrance Service at Pytchley (David Staff)
4:00pm Remembrance Service at Little Harrowden (Carolynne Adam & The Rector)
SERVICES NEXT WEEK Sunday 18th November 2018
Second Sunday before Advent RED
9:00am BCP Said Holy Communion Service at Isham
10:30am Benefice Holy Communion Service at Little Harrowden (The Rector)
3pm- 4:30pm JAM Family Service at Little Harrowden
5:00pm Evensong at Little Harrowden (Carolynne Adam)
9:30am – 10:45am (term time) Mon Little Fishes carer and tots group at Little Harrowden.
9:15 am Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, Morning Prayer at Little Harrowden.
9.15 am Wednesday, Holy Communion at Little Harrowden followed by refreshments.
God, our refuge and strength, bring near the day when wars shall cease and poverty and pain shall end, that earth may know the peace of heaven through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
Old Testament Reading Micah 4:1-5 (NIV)
4 In the last days the mountain of the LORD’s temple will be established as the highest of the mountains; it will be exalted above the hills, and peoples will stream to it. 2 Many nations will come and say, “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the temple of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways, so that we may walk in his paths.” The law will go out from Zion, the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.3 He will judge between many peoples and will settle disputes for strong nations far and wide.They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore.4 Everyone will sit under their own vine and under their own fig tree, and no one will make them afraid, for the LORD Almighty has spoken.
5 All the nations may walk in the name of their gods, but we will walk in the name of the LORD our God for ever and ever.
New Testament Reading Romans 8.31–end
31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? 33 Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies. 34 Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us. 35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? 36 As it is written:
“For your sake we face death all day long;
we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.”[j]
37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[k] neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
New Testament Reading 2 1Corinthians 15:50 end (NIV)
50 I declare to you, brothers and sisters, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. 51 Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed— 52 in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. 53 For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality. 54 When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.”[h]
55 “Where, O death, is your victory?
Where, O death, is your sting?”[i]
56 The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. 57 But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
58 Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
Little Harrowden Angels: Creative members of St Mary’s congregation have used their knitting talents to create over 130 angels. Carolynne would like to thank everyone for their help and has asked if people could now hand the angelic knits in. No more are required.
An exhibition commemorating the Centenary of the Armistice of WW1 will be held in All Saints Church, Pytchley until the evening of Tuesday 13th November.
A history of the Forces of both WW1 and WW2 will be exhibited including those who lost their lives and those who happily returned to their families.
Memorabilia will also be shown and we thank everyone who has contributed.
Please pray for:
• Please continue to pray for Bob Oldfield and his daughter, Alison and family following the funeral of Margaret on Thursday.
• Janet Johnson
• for Carolynne’s mum, Joyce that she continues to improve.
• for Alan Skinner’s wife Barbara.
• for Jules Guilfoyle.
• Please pray for the families and all those who are undergoing new treatment, especially Josephine and Lucy that God will give them the strength and peace to get through this difficult time.
• for Alexandria.
• for all those in need of healing.
LORD you have said that when we pray for anything in your name, you will grant our request. In your mercy….hear these prayers in Jesus name
A poem by Pytchley School pupil, Charlie Hobbs, aged 10
Armistice Day 1918
The last post sounds
No more rounds
The guns fall silent
The sound of peace is violent
Remembering friends I have lost
Oh, at what a COST!
They say I am lucky
I do not feel so
Homeward bound I go
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ST MARY’S, LITTLE HARROWDEN
ALL SAINTS, GREAT HARROWDEN
ST MARY’S, ORLINGBURY
ALL SAINTS, PYTCHLEY
ST PETER’S, ISHAM
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‘Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labour in vain.’