Notices

24 October 2021
21st Sunday after Trinity

9.30am            All Age Service
10.30am          Coffee in the Hall (Recovery House)
11.15am          Morning Prayer
Our sermon series on the Fruit of the Spirit continues, this week looking at KINDNESS

NEXT WEEK: 31 October 2021
British Summertime ends — Clocks ‘fall back’ one hour
20th Sunday after Trinity
9.30am            All Age Parade Service
10.30am          Coffee in the Hall (Recovery House)
11.15am          Morning Prayer        

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EVENTS THIS WEEK   25—30 October 2021
Half Term—No children’s activities this week.
Thursday 21        10-12noon             T & C  at St Mary’s
Thursday 21        10.30am                 Holy Communion
Friday 22              7.45 pm                  Bellringing Practice          ___________________________________

 HELP WANTED 

  • More Computer Operators are needed for the Sunday 9.30 service. If you think you could help, please contact Sue Prior (07952721419)
  • Someone with admin skills and time to volunteer on Thursday mornings in the Church Office from 10am-12, please stop into the Church Office Tuesday to Thursday 10-12noon. 
  • Is there someone with ability at designing or updating websites? If so, please contact Sue (07952 721419)

MISSION QUIZ
Peter Chamberlain’s latest Quiz is now available. Each answer contains the word BUS, CAR or VAN. Cost £1 for Mission funds. If you do not see Peter in church, then the Quiz is available by ringing 01933 386826 Or emailing cephasxwords@gmail.com

THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY AUTUMN QUIZ
‘This England’ Quiz is now available at £1 from Committee Members, Pam Bailey 01933 313195 and Joy Holloway 01933 318415

CHURCH OFFICE
The Church Office will be open Tuesday – Thursday this week from 10-12.   Notices for next week’s notice sheet, should be sent to the Church Office by 10am on Wednesday by placing in the letter box outside the office, phoning: 412235 or emailing:  stmaryschurchoffice@btinternet.com.

SMALL GROUPS
St Mary’s has a number of small groups which meet during the week for Bible Study, prayer and fellowship.  If you are not part of a group, we would recommend that you try one out.  There is a new group forming, which anyone is welcome to join—please ring Carolyn on 07480 850620. The list of our current groups, with contact details, is on the notice board in the church porch. 

FURTHER AHEAD

CRAFTS & COFFEE (OR TEA) TUESDAY, 2 NOVEMBER, 10.00—12.00
The monthly craft group is the first Tuesday of the month. Each month a new craft will be demonstrated and available to make. You may bring crafts from home to work on or purchase a craft to do on the day. For more information,  contact Lynne on 353655 or lynne@lateralflow.co.uk

THE SNOW GOOSE – THURSDAY 4 NOVEMBER,  7 pm
Fabula Arts present the Snow Goose in St Mary’s Church. Tickets £3 from www.fabulaarts.co.uk or pay at the  door.  Proceeds for the Poppy Appeal.

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CRAFT DAY, SATURDAY 27 November 9.30-3.30  More details contact Helen Smedley on 07495 3004974 or hlsimcock@gmail.com.

Please pray:

For those who are Ill:  Linda Wilson, Sheila Tansley, Colin Plunket, Anne Riley, Anne Barfoot, Bob Wheatley, Alma Walters, Viv Striblehill, Ann Beal, Michelle Smith, James Guildford, Glenis Burton, Iris Gilbert, Mel Britchford, John Tye, the Whiteman Family and Ruby Willmer.

For our Partners in Mission:   The Church Army
Pray for the Research Unit of the Church Army, juggling research projects, responding to needs and demands, and providing reflective and inspirational support for those committed to sharing God’s love. May they have wisdom to discern where God is working and enable better understanding about how churches’ may participate in mission.

For Mission in our Local Community:   Prison Chaplains and visitors
At this end of Prison’s Week, we pray for all prisoners and those who visit, support, and work with them.  We pray especially for  the preparations being made for the re-opening of Wellingborough Prison.