Thursday, 20 October 2016

News in the Pews

SERVICES IN THE BENEFICE 23rd October - 6th November 2016
8.30 am
Holy Communion (BCP) St Cuthbert’s
10.30 am
Holy Communion (CW) at St Andrew’s
6.30 pm
Evensong at St Cuthbert’s
SUNDAY 30th OCTOBER                                    ALL SAINTS
8.30 am
Holy Communion (BCP) at St Andrew’s
10.30 am
Holy Communion (CW) at St Cuthbert’s
8.30 am
Holy Communion (BCP) at St Andrew’s
10.30 am
All Age service with Baptism at St Cuthbert’s

At Communion Services
If you are a communicant member of a Christian Church, you are welcome to come up to receive the bread and wine.  Otherwise you are welcome to either remain in your seat or come up to receive a blessing.  Keeping your hands down by your side will signify to the Vicar that you wish to receive a blessing.   If you have difficulty coming up to the Communion Rail and would like the Vicar to come to you, then please inform a sidesman.


KIM’S DAY OFF is every Friday.  If urgent matters arise on Fridays, please contact Roger on 07768794662.

Monday 24th October
9.30 am                      Sparklers at the Methodist Hall, Great Glen
Wednesday 26th October
9.00 am              Prayer Group at St Cuthbert’s
10.00-11.30am         Toddler Cafe at St Cuthbert’s
Thursday 27th October
ST CUTHBERT’S CHURCH CLOSED DURING THE DAY – Alden Electrical Ltd. completing inspection and repairs
7.30 pm                      St Cuthbert’s Church Standing Committee
Friday 28th October
7.15 pm                      Choir Practice at Great Glen
Monday 31st October
9.30 am                      Sparklers at the Methodist Hall, Great Glen
7.30 pm                      St Cuthbert’s PCC Meeting
Tuesday 1st November
10.30 am            Mother’s Union Talk at St Cuthbert’s
7.30 pm                      Bible Study House Group at The Springs, Carlton Lane, Burton Overy
Wednesday 2nd November
9.00 am              Prayer Group at St Cuthbert’s
7.30 pm              All Souls Service at St Cuthbert’s
Thursday 3rd November
10.0 am                      Short Service at Brookfield
Friday 4th November
7.15 pm                      Choir Practice at Great Glen


Remembrance Sunday 13th November  Please note that the time of the Service has changed from 10:50am  to 11:00 am.  Please come early as this service fills up very quickly.   Ideally you should be seated by 10.45 at the latest otherwise you may not be guaranteed a seat.

Mother's Union talk at 10:30 am on the 1st November at St Cuthbert's.  Kim will be talking about her trip to Tanzania.  All are invited to join us.  If you were unable to join us for the fish and chip evening this is a good opportunity to hear about our links in Tanzania. 

All Souls Thanksgiving Service for the Departed. A short service of reflection at St Cuthbert's at 7:30 pm, Wednesday 2nd November with an opportunity to light a candle and say prayers for those who have departed. 

A Worship Workshop is held every other Tuesday with year 4, 5, and 6 during their lunch hour 12:45 to 1:15.  Our next one is 25th October at St Cuthbert's school. 

Fish and Chip Supper  There was a very good turn-out for the presentations by Isaac and Kim about their work in India and Tanzania.   Everybody enjoyed the supper and left well informed about the work that is being undertaken in these countries.

Thank you to those at St Cuthbert’s Church who donated to the Haiti Relief Fund.  The amount raised was £158.

Ladies Night Out the next meeting will be at The Bell, Burton Overy on Wednesday 16th November for a 7.30pm meal.  All ladies welcome.  If you are interested – or need a lift – please contact Carole Henson 0116 2403368.

Church Breakfast  Please note there will not be a church breakfast, after the 8.30am service on 13th November, but will resume at St Cuthbert’s on Sunday 11th December. Any enquiries please contact Dave and Carole Henson 0116 2403368

Stoneygate School will be visiting St Cuthbert’s on the 8th of November.

Why not put an extra can or packet in your shopping basket to bring to church services.  
St Cuthbert’s supports Leicester Cathedral’s Welcome Group for destitute asylum seekers 
and St Andrew’s supports a homeless charity.
Intercessions  Anyone interested in helping with Intercessions, please see Rev Kim or Carole Henson.

Advance Notices:
·         17th December, Festive open house at the vicarage. 2-4 pm for tea & biscuits, 7-9 pm for mulled wine & nibbles 
·         The Ladies Night Out Group meeting on December 13th will be at 1 Coleman Road Fleckney, between 12 and 2pm.  Please bring a guest and buffet food for a shared lunch.  Tea and coffee will be provided.  RSVP Carole and Dave Henson Tel.0116 2403368 ( 

Please pray for:-
·         Margaret Bannister, Gracie (Tessa and Bob’s granddaughter), Christine Higgins, Will Johnston, Elizabeth Tacey, Martin Tacey, and all who are ill. 
·         James Burnham and Kelly Moore who were married on 21st October at St Cuthbert’s Church
·         Iven Templeman-Pick and Ralph Pashley who will be baptised on 6th November
·         the people in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, and Gaza, and all other places of conflict in the world, that peace may return