News and Events
Saturday 4th March 4.30-6.30pm at Rothwell Church.
Call Ruth on 01536-770178
or email email@example.com
for info !
Do come to Choral Evensong on Sunday, February 26th at 6 pm – a beautiful, reflective service, using the words of the Book of Common Prayer.
ASH WEDNESDAY – The Start of Lent
On March 1st there will be a 7.30 pm United Benefice Sung Eucharist at Holy Trinity with the Imposition of Ashes.
PRAYER FOR OUR TOWN
Churches Together invite us to an hour of prayer, from 12 pm to 1 pm on Thursday, March 2nd at The Salvation Army, Bridge Street. Come and pray for the life of our town and our mission and ministry here.
WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
Is on Friday, March 3rd. There are two services in our benefice - 2 pm at Rothwell United Reformed Church, Fox Street and 7.30 pm at St Leonard’s, Loddington. Do support – all women (& men) are very welcome.
CHURCHES TOGETHER LENT COURSE
Wednesdays at 10.30 am at The Salvation Army, Bridge Street (coffee from 10.15 am).
‘RECEIVING Christ in 5 different ways’
March 8th Receiving Christ: as children of God
March 15th Receiving Christ: in the stranger and needy
March 22nd Receiving Christ: in Holy Communion
March 29th Receiving Christ: through prayer and fellowship
April 5th ‘Christ in you, the hope of glory’ (Colossians 1.27)
All welcome: course booklet will be given out at the first session.
LENT BENEFICE BIBLE STUDY COURSE
‘Preparing for Holy Week and Easter – The Passion Narratives’
Wednesdays at 7.30 pm at the Vicarage.
March 8th Palm Sunday and the growing conflicts
March 15th The Last Supper and Gethsemane
March 22nd The Arrest and Trials of Jesus
March 29th The Crucifixion and Burial of Jesus
April 5th A first glimpse of the Resurrection
All welcome - especially new comers.
BISHOP’S BIBLE DAY
Saturday, March 18th from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm at Northampton High School for Girls.
‘The Old Testament for the church and the world today.’
Keynote addresses by Bishop Donald + a choice of workshops. To book please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 01604-887049 by 10th March. The day is free of charge but donations are very welcome. John Westwood has spare seats in his car – any takers?
QUIET MORNING FOR LENT
At Holy Trinity on Saturday, March 25th from 10 am to 12.30 pm - come and go as you wish. The Quiet Morning will begin with a Eucharist for Lady Day at 10 am.
Books for Lent borrowing are to be found at the back of church.
WEEKDAY MORNING PRAYER
On weekdays John and Ruth would love members of the congregation to join them for Morning Prayer at 9 am in the Lady Chapel. The service lasts 30 minutes and the days it is taking place are indicated in the weekly Pew News. Please ask if you need to know the code for the side door.
This month our Healing Eucharist is on Saturday, March 11th at 10 am. Healing ministry – prayer with the laying on of hands and anointing with oil - is offered to all who desire it for themselves and for those whose needs are on their hearts.
Do come to Thorpe Malsor on Sunday, March 12th at 6 pm for another quiet, reflective, candlelit service in the style of the Taize community in France.
On Sunday, March 26th at 10.45 am there will be a special Family Communion service. Posies of flowers will be blessed and distributed and refreshments will follow.
This month’s Choral Evensong is on Sunday, March 26th at 6 pm. A beautiful service using the words of the Book of Common Prayer. Don’t miss it.
THIS MONTH DO PRAY FOR
Oliver, Jacob and Sam who are to be christened during March. We welcome them into the Lord’s family and pray for their parents, godparents, families and friends.
JOHN’S ORGAN PLAYING MARATHON
On Saturday, March 4th at All Saints Church, Thorpe Malsor, John Westwood will play favourite hymns from 12 pm to 4 pm. Come and choose them - refreshments will be served. Sponsorship is for All Saints Church funds.
CONCERT BY THE GUS BAND
We welcome the famous GUS Band on Saturday, March 25th at 7.30 pm. Look out for banners and posters for ticket arrangements.
As we prepare for our AGM next month it is time for all annual reports from church organisations to be sent to our PCC Secretary, Janet Clements (tel: 507721). It is also time to renew our church electoral roll - application forms are to be found at the back of church.
GOOD FRIDAY ‘HUNGER LUNCH’
Volunteers from Holy Trinity are needed please to organise lunch after the Churches Together Good Friday Service (12 pm) – this usually takes the form of soup and rolls, bread and cheese. Donations are for Christian Aid. This year the venue will be The Salvation Army, Bridge Street. Offers to John Westwood.
Our new group for children from 3 years upwards meets on the second Sunday of the month. Gather in church at 10.45 am. The aim of the Trinity Discoverers is to find out about Jesus through crafts, songs and activities. Come and enjoy!
A reminder that our benefice calendars with super photos of all the churches will make splendid Christmas presents. Available at the back of church – or from Janet Clements – at £3.00
BONE CRYPT OPENING
From September through to Spring the Bone Crypt to be open every 2nd Sunday
from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.
Please check before visiting in case there are no stewards available.
Contact: Mick Coggins
- Squires Hill
- Rothwell, Kettering
- NN14 6BQ