St Mary’s Update – 2nd May 2017

St Mary’s Update – 2nd May

St Mary’s Church update for 2nd May provides listings of services, bible readings and other events and news such as Alpha Course, Christian Aid Week & Dying Matters Awareness.

Don’t forget, the church is now open on weekdays if you would like a quiet space to reflect or say a prayer for someone.

Church Office Closed

The church office is closed this week and will re-open on Monday 8 May. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Alpha Course

Our Alpha Course continues on Tuesday 2, 9, 16 & 23 May @ 7.45pm in the church hall, it’s not too lateto join if you have missed the first two weeks. It starts with a hot meal followed by a talk and a discussion. All are welcome!

Dying Matters Awareness Week

As part of the national awareness week, representatives from Hunnaball Family Funeral Group will be at our open house coffee morning on Thursday 11th May.  If anyone would like to talk, or help themselves to information leaflets, please join us.

Christian Aid Week – 14-20 May

We will be organising our usual door to door collection in the village.  We would be grateful if people could sign up to cover a particular road or roads. There is a sign-up sheet in the church. Alternatively, please contact Liz in the church office.

Messy ChurchNext Messy Church

Our next Messy Church is at 9:30am Sunday 14th May – just as Christian Aid Week starts.

Services & Other Dates

Thursday 4 May 9.00am Open House
2.30pm 5Ts
7.30pm PCC Meeting
Sunday 7 May 9.30am Communion led by Rev Mandy Elmes
Communion at Boxted
11.15am Morning Praise at St John’s, Great Horkesley
Tuesday 9 May 7.45pm Alpha Course
Thursday 11 May  9.00am Open House with
Dying Matters Awareness Week
10.00am Rachel’s Home Group
2.30pm 5Ts
Friday 12 May 7.45pm Wired Graffiti night
Saturday 13 May 6.00pm Concert at St Mary’s Old Church, refreshments @ 5pm
Sunday 14 May Christian Aid Week
9.30am Messy Church
Communion at Langham
11.15am Communion at All Saints, Great Horkesley
6.30pm Evening Prayer
Thursday 25 May –
Sunday 6 June
‘Thy Kingdom Come’ week of prayer

Sunday Gospel Readings

Date

Reading

Theme

Sunday 7 May John 10:1-10 Jesus as the Shepherd of his flock
Sunday 14 May John 14:1-14 Jesus the Way to the Father