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Saturday 4th March 4.30-6.30pm at Rothwell Church.

Call Ruth on 01536-770178

or email ruthcolby2@gmail.com

for info !


CHORAL EVENSONG

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.

 

LENT 2017

 

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 sally.crossley@peterborough-diocese.org.uk 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.

 

LENTEN READING

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.

 

HEALING EUCHARIST

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.

 

TAIZE SERVICE

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.

 

MOTHERING SUNDAY

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.

 

CHORAL EVENSONG

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.

 

ANNUAL REPORTS

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.


TRINITY DISCOVERERS


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!

 

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2017 CALENDARS

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
mccoggins@googlemail.com


   




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  • Rothwell, Kettering
  • Northamptonshire
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