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NEWS IN THE PEWS
WEEK COMMENCING 11th June, 2017
 
SERVICES THIS SUNDAY 11th June Trinity Sunday
 
9:15am Holy Communion at Isham (Revd John Seaman)
 
9:15am Holy Communion at Pytchley (Revd Toni Smith)
 
10:00am Café Main Street at Little Harrowden (Team)
 
11:00am Baptism Family Service at Orlingbury (Revd Toni Smith)
 
11:00am Holy Communion at Great Harrowden (Revd John Seaman)
 
SERVICES NEXT SUNDAY 18th June Trinity 1
 
8:00am BCP Said Communion at Isham (Revd John Seaman)
 
10:00am 5 Churches Together Benefice Service at Orlingbury (Revd John Seaman)
 
6:00pm Evensong at Little Harrowden (Carolynne Adam)
 
 
Weekday Services
9:15 am Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, Morning Prayer at Little Harrowden.
9.15 am. Wednesday, Holy Communion at Little Harrowden.
 
Please forward any items for inclusion in this news sheet to the vicarage (01933 678225)
Or email: [email protected] by Tuesday evening each week.
 
Diary
Mon 12th June: 3.45pm Messy Church at Great Harrowden Church
Thur 15th June: 10:30am Coffee & Chat at The Queens Arms Pub, Orlingbury
Thur 15th June: 7:30pm Bible Reading & Tasting Club at 32 Norlinton Close
Sat 17th June: Midsummer Madness 3:50am start from Pytchley Village Hall
 
Future Dates
Sun 18th June: 3pm Afternoon Tea at Little Harrowden Church (£5)
Sun 18th June 2 -5pm. Great Harrowden church open and serving cream teas
Sat 24TH June: 4pm Isham Village Treasure Hunt followed by BBQ
Sat 8TH July: 7:00pm Pytchley’s ‘world famous’ Wine Tour – ticket only event
Sun 9th July 3pm Renewal of Wedding Vows Service for all at Orlingbury
Sat 29 July: Italian Evening at Little Harrowden Church- details to follow.
Sat 30th Sept: Bel Canto Choir concert at Pytchley Church in aid of church funds
 
Collect Trinity Sunday
Almighty and everlasting God, you have given us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity and in the power of the divine majesty to worship the Unity: keep us steadfast in this faith, that we may evermore be defended from all adversities; 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
 
2 Corinthians 13: 11-13
 
11 Finally, brothers and sisters, farewell. Put things in order, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. 12 Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the saints greet you.
13 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with all of you.
 
Matthew 28: 16 -20
 
16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
 
NOTICES
Thanks to your very generous farewell gift I have arranged for my spare bedroom to have a new carpet also – so now my bungalow will be entirely nice and fresh and new! Thank you so much everyone. Mary
 
Evensong at Little Harrowden will be held at the later time of 6:00pm on the third Sunday of the month, beginning next Sunday 18 June.
 
Organ concert not to be missed! Renowned Australian Organ virtuoso Thomas Heywood is the only professional concert organist in Australian history! He will perfom at Earls Barton Church on Friday 21 July at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £10 for adults and £5 for children under 16. They are available from our own benefice organist, Catherine Johnson on 01604 812437 or on the door.
 
Now recruiting children for this year’s holiday club! – Guardians of Ancora will run at Pytchley Church Mon 21 Aug – Fri 25 Aug 10am – 12noon each day. Find forms for children and helpers in church now.
 
Change of email address: Following problems with her emails Revd Toni Smith changed to a new email address last week and will no longer be receiving emails on her old account. Her new email address is [email protected]
 
Routz would like to welcome Year 6 pupils to their meetings this term, and all secondary school pupils new to our villages are welcome too. For information and programme details please contact Zoe Robinson, 01933 402800, email [email protected] The only thing we take seriously is your FUN !
 
Sunday JAM – for those children who have sport on Sunday mornings.
Our first Sunday JAM took place on Sunday 4th June at St Mary’s Little Harrowden with an amazing total of ten children attending with their adults. We were thinking about Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit to the church, the children enjoyed the songs, the games, the crafts and the activities and they made a splendid marble run using tubes and a lot of ingenuity. From now on we will be meeting on the third Sunday of each month and so our next meeting will be on July 16th at 4.00 pm I hope to see you there as well.
For any more information please contact Carolynne Adam.
 
The Mother’s Union ALL CHANGE! The June meeting will take place on Thursday 22nd June at 7.30pm at Little Harrowden church. At this meeting there will be lots of chat, coffee and cake and the opportunity to make a home made greetings card. (We didn’t manage to make the cards at our May meeting.)
 
Midsummer Madness on Saturday 17th June: Enjoy a dawn ramble starting at 3.50am at Pytchley Village Hall and ending with full English Breakfast (£5) back at the village hall. Approximately 6 miles. Please contact Julie Wykes 01536 790744 to book your place. Dogs welcome on the walk, but not in the village hall!
 
Bible Reading and Tasting Club will take place at Gillian’s, 32 Norlinton Close, Orlingbury on Thursday 15 June at 7:30pm. This summer the group will continue to read through and discuss the book of Daniel, particularly relating to our lives today. Come along and enjoy some surprise tastings. Email [email protected]
Have you ever thought of renewing your wedding vows? A special service for the renewal of your wedding vows will take place at Orlingbury Church on Sunday 9 July at 3pm followed by afternoon tea. This service is open to all – you don’t have to have been married at Orlingbury or even in a church. Please contact churchwardens Gillian Walton [email protected] or Jan Miles [email protected]
 
Isham Village Treasure Hunt & BBQ – The team at St Peter’s Church, Isham have organised a village treasure hunt starting at the village hall at 4pm on Saturday 24 June. Tickets cost £6 for adults and £4 for children and are available from Doreen 01536 722 756 or Ruth 01536 722 198. People are asked to provide their own drinks and glasses.
 
Humour is a gift: Recently during a morning service the minister announced that the choir would sing ‘Far beyond all human comprehension’, and they did!
 
Please pray:
• For all in need of healing.
• For our churches during the interregnum.
• For the newly elected Government.
• For the family and friends of those who lost their lives in the London terror attack and for those recovering in hospital.
• For our Government, security and police forces and the Muslim community to work together to find a solution to tackling terror in our country.
• For Mary as she begins a new chapter of her life.
 
Proverb: “Wisdom is enshrined in an understanding heart; wisdom is not found among fools.” Ch14 Vs 33
 
 
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