Notices for this week

Sunday 20th January 2019 — Third Sunday of Epiphany

10 a.m. Holy Communion @ North Fambridge

11.30 a.m. Morning Praise @ Cold Norton

3 p.m. Evensong @ Althorne, followed by Althorne PCC

Collect: Almighty God, whose Son revealed in signs and miracles the wonder of your saving presence:
renew your people with your heavenly grace, and in all our weakness sustain us by your mighty power;
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.

Prayers during this week:

Pray for the United Church of Bangladesh,  and the Most Revd. Paul Sarker (Moderator);

in this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, for Christians of other denominations;

 for those in East Ave & Oakwood Court (A), & Willow Court (CN) ;

 those who are unwell:  those known to us personally, and the family and friends of those who have recently died.


Please remember to give pewsheet items to Revd. Sandra by 5 p.m. each Wednesday.

What’s on?

Mon. 21st: 11 a.m. Meeting re cremated remains (SMM)

Wed. 23rd: 9.30 a.m. BCP Comm.; 7.45 p.m. Bible Study.

Sun. 27th:10 a.m. Joint Parishes’ Communion (NF);

Lent begins on 6th March. If any of our parishes wish to collect for WaterAid, please let Revd. Sandra know by 20th February so that necessary materials, posters etc can be order in time.

Crouch Valley Courier next deadline is 10th February. The last two editions were almost cancelled because of lack of contributions so…….what can you offer?

Beetle Drive 7 p.m, 15th February at the Smythe Hall, Stow Maries. See poster in church for details of price, food etc. Contact Chris/John Dutfield 828806 to book.

Bradwell Area Vocations Day is being held on Saturday 23rd March 9 a.m.—3.30 p.m at Meadgate church, Chelmsford CM2 7NS. More information and booking details on poster in each church.

Ash Wednesday (March 6th) Services will be at Althorne 9.30 a.m. and North Fambridge 7.30 p.m. Optional ashing at both. Please try to come to one of these services.