News and Events
Many happy returns to the Revd Peter Lambert who celebrates his 90th birthday this month.
ORDINATION OF KATHRYN EVANS
Kathryn, from Thorpe Malsor, will be ordained deacon at Peterborough Cathedral on Sunday, July 14th at 4.00 pm, to serve in the Church Brampton benefice near Northampton. All are welcome at this very special service: sign up at the back of church and we can arrange transport. Please remember Kathryn & James, George & Edward in your prayers.
Our next Healing Eucharist is on Saturday 20th July at 10.00 am at Holy Trinity. The ministries of prayer with the laying on of hands and anointing with oil are offered to all.
SPECIALS AT THORPE MALSOR
Sunday 21st July at 6.00 pm Pimms & Hymns
Sunday 18th August at 6.00 pm Praise Service at Reservoir
followed by bring & share supper
RESEARCHING OUR BONE CRYPT
The team from the University of Sheffield have written an article titled ‘Charnel practices in medieval England: new perspectives’ in the journal ‘Mortality’. Its a fascinating read: borrow a copy from John Westwood (710268).
CHRISTIAN AID WEEK
Our gallant eight collectors raised a total of £523.31 in the house to house collection, and contributions from the Holy Trinity congregation raised a further £164.19. Total: £687.50.
to everyone for their support.
FAREWELL TO THE REVD RUTH COLBY
Ruth’s last Sunday with us will be August 25th. On that day we will have a United Benefice Communion at Rothwell at 10.30 am at which Ruth will preside and preach, followed by a bring & share buffet lunch with wine & soft drinks. Details of her licensing service in the Fosse Group will be announced later.
There will coffee mornings for our charities of the month on Saturday 3rd August and Saturday 7th September. 10.00 am to 12 noon.
PRAYER FOR ROTHWELL
10.30 am to 11.00 am on Wednesdays 7th August and 4th September at the Salvation Army. Come and pray for our town.
Our next Healing Eucharists are at 10.00 am on Saturdays 17th August and 21st September at Holy Trinity church. The ministries of prayer with the laying on of hands and anointing with oil are offered to all.
EVENING PRAISE AT THORPE MALSOR RESERVOIR
6.00 pm on Sunday 18th August, followed by a bring & share supper. All are welcome - our thanks to Johnnie & Zandra Powell for inviting us once again to this beautiful and evocative setting. If you wish to have a walk around the reservoir before the service do come at
SUNBEAMS TEDDY BEARS PICNIC
We invite all pre-school children and teddy bears to come to the Vicarage garden on Thursday 29th August from 1.45 pm. Older children will be welcome too. Lots of fun before we re-start our Sunbeams group in September: It meets every Thursday afternoon in term-time.
‘COME AND SEE’ COURSE
Steve Heygate is running another ‘Come and See’ course for our Tresham benefice and the Desborough group of churches, starting on Wednesday 4th September at 7.30 pm. This is an enquirers course. Its for those who want to know more about Christianity, or want to have a refresher coruse, or wish to prepare for Confirmation. Interested? Please contact Steve on 764106 or email@example.com.
YOUTH CONFIRMATION GROUP
Anyone of secondary school age who is interested in being Confirmed please contact John Westwood on 710268 so that a group can be formed.
SPECIALS IN OUR BENEFICE
Sunday 8th September at 3.00 pm: Blessing of Animals Service at Thorpe Malsor
Saturday 14th September at 6.00 pm: Hymns, Poems & Prosecco at Rushton
Sunday 29th September at 3.30 pm: Pets Blessing Service at Rushton
RIDE & STRIDE FOR THE NORTHAMPTONSHIRE HISTORIC CHURCHES TRUST
10.00 am to 6.00 pm on Saturday 14th September. Can you cycle or walk? Over 350 churches & chapels in our county will be open. Sponsor money is divided equally between our church and the NGHCT. More information from John Westwood (701268). We need stewards in Holy Trinity throughout the day: please sign up on the rota at the back of church.
NEW BIBLE STUDY COURSE
A new 7 session Bible Study Course will meet on Wednesdays at 7.30 pm at the Vicarage from 18th September, led by Ian Foster and John Westwood. We shall be studying the ‘I am’ sayings of Jesus in St John’s Gospel. All welcome: book the dates in your diary now.
CONCERTS AT HOLY TRINITY IN SEPTEMBER
Saturday 21st September: Concert by the Virtuosi GUS Band
Sunday 29th September: Choral & Instrumental Concert with Rowell Camerata: ‘Baroque music by Handel and Bach moving to the early Romantic music of Schubert, followed by the music of Benjamin Britten, including the beautiful Hymn to the Virgin and the Cantata ‘Rejoice in the Lamb’, which was commissioned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the consecration of St Matthew’s Northampton in September 1943.’
ROTHWELL HARVEST FESTIVAL
This will take place on Sunday 6th October. After the 10.45 am Family Communion there will be an auction of harvest gifts - gifts of all kinds will be very welcome - for our Harvest charity Water Aid. This will be followed by a bring & share harvest lunch.
AGED 11-16? COME AND JOIN US!
TRESHAM BENEFICE YOUTH GROUP
Meeting fortnightly on Saturdays, 5 pm to 7 pm, re-starting 7th September with a games evening at Holy Trinity. For more info contact Laurabeth Creasey - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunbeams (Baby and Pre School)
BONE CRYPT OPENING
From the beginning of April to the end of September 0n Sundays 2.30-4.30pm
Please check before visiting in case
there are no stewards available.
Contact: Mick Coggins
- Squires Hill
- Rothwell, Kettering
- NN14 6BQ