St Marys Rushden Weekly Notices



9.30 am          Holy Communion

10.30 am        Coffee in the Hall (Mary’s Angel’s Home Group)

11.15 pm         Morning Prayer



Monday 27          10 – 12.30 am      Bumps & Babes at Church followed by Stay ‘N’ Munch

Wednesday 29   11.30am – 1pm     Lent Lunches – Whitefriars Church serving

Wednesday 29        1 – 1.30 pm     Prayer Time in the Pemberton Chapel

Wednesday 29            7.00 pm     Choir Practice

Thursday 30        10 am – 1 pm      T & C at St Mary’s & Warm Spaces

Thursday 30              10.30 am      Holy Communion

Friday 31                     7.30 pm      Bellringing Practice

Saturday 1       9.30am – 3.30pm   Easter Eggtravaganza



Tuesday 4        10am – 12noon      Crafts & Coffee/Tea in the Church Hall

Tuesday 4                   1.00 pm      Funeral of Gloria Close

Wednesday 5            10.00 am      Funeral of Margaret Smith

Wednesday 5            7.00 pm       Choir Practice

Thursday 6     10am – 12noon       T & C at St Mary’s

Thursday 6              10.30 am        Holy Communion


GOOD FRIDAY         9.30 am       All Age Service

                               11.00 am       Council of Churches United Service – outside St Mary’s

                               2.00 pm        Time of Reflection


CHURCH OFFICE:  The Church Office will be open Tuesday to Thursday this week from 10am-12noon.  Notices for next weeks notice sheet should be sent to the Church Office by 10am on Wednesday by placing in the letter box outside the office, phoning 01933 412235 or emailing:

PLEASE PRAY: For those who are Ill:  Anne, Hubbert, Michelle, Cathy, Jennifer, Julie, Glyn, Ida, Joan, John M, Linda, Alma, Glenis, Mel, John T, Ruby.

AND FOR THE RECENTLY BEREAVED FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF: Gloria Close whose funeral is at St Mary’s on Tuesday 4 April at 1 pm & Margaret Smith whose funeral is at St Mary’s on Wednesday 5 April at 10 am. 

FOR OUR PARTNERS IN MISSION:  Church Pastoral Aid Society – CPAS, as patrons to nearly 700 parishes, are consulting with clergy to hear their concerns and to give them support in the light of recent controversial proposals approved by General Synod. Please pray that God will enable them to do so with wisdom, graciousness and love.

FOR OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY – Recovery House –  Pray for those who work and live at Recovery House. Pray that the staff and volunteers will be able to  provide the support that is needed to help them to achieve their goals.                                

WARM SPACES – As Churches Together in Rushden we are opening up our Halls around town to provide Warm Spaces for people who need one. At St Mary’s Thursday 30 March will be the last to include ‘Warm Spaces’ into T & C at St Mary’s 10am-1pm.



EASTER EGGTRAVAGANZA – SATURDAY 1 APRIL – 9.30pm-3.30pm – Come and join us to discover the Easter Story through songs, stories, crafts, games and more!  Open to all Primary School Aged Children. £10 per child, £5 per sibling. For more information and a booking form please contact Helen: 07495 304974 or 

CRAFTS & COFFEE/TEA – TUESDAY 4 APRIL – 10am-12noon – The Craft Group will be making ‘Greeting Cards’ in the Church Hall. For more information please contact Lynne: 353655 or

NEWTON BROMSWOLD COWSLIP & FRITILLARY DAY – EASTER MONDAY – 10 APRIL – 1pm-4pm – Afternoon tea and Plants for sale. All welcome.

LADIES GROUP – WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL – 2.15pm – in the Church Hall.  


WHO LET THE DADS OUT? – SATURDAY 15 APRIL – 9.30am-12noon – Monthly event for dads, Grandads, stepdads, male carer’s and their younger children [0-6yrs]. Adults £5: children free.

APCM – SUNDAY 16 APRIL – 1.30pm – Joint Service at 10.30am followed by a shared Lunch.