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Weekly Pewsheet Service Details and Notices Welcome to

All Saints Oakham

All Saints’ Parish Church

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Second Sunday of Easter 1 Sunday 27 April 2014

Oakham Team Clergy Revd Canon Lee Francis-Dehqani Team Rector (Oakham) 01572 722108 Revd Audrey Atkinson Team Vicar (Langham, Braunston, Brooke, Hambleton, Egleton) 01572 723154 Revd Janet Tebby Team Vicar (Whissendine, Teigh, Ashwell, Market Overton) 01664 474096 Revd Hildred Crowther Assistant Priest 01572 767779 Revd Dr Dominic Coad Curate 01572 770024

Lay Ministers Mr Vyv Wainwright Reader – 01572 759157 Mr Alan Rudge Reader – 01572 755570 Mr David Pattinson Reader – 01572 723884 Mrs Gail Rudge Parish Evangelist – 01572 755570 Mrs Jenni Duffy Parish Evangelist – 01572 720064 Mrs Madeleine Morris Pastoral Assistant – 01572 868418

Director of Music Mr Kevin Slingsby – 01572 898242

Youth Intern Miss Jess Thompson –

Oakham Team Office Mrs Janine Weaver Team Administrator 01572 724007 The Team Office is staffed on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 9am- 1pm, Thursdays 11am-3pm and Fridays by email. Notices for inclusion in the pew sheet should arrive by Wednesday at 11 am. For full details of services and forthcoming events please visit our website at


8:00am Holy Communion 10:30am Parish Communion* The Order of Service is contained in the separate Service Book.

Opening Hymn* 1. At the Lamb's high feast we sing praise to our victorious King, who hath washed us in the tide flowing from his piercèd side; praise we him, whose love divine gives his sacred blood for wine, gives his body for the feast, Christ the victim, Christ the priest.

3. Mighty victim from the sky, hell’s fierce powers beneath thee lie; thou hast conquered in the fight, thou hast brought us life and light. Now no more can death appal, now no more the grave enthral: thou hast opened paradise, and in thee thy saints shall rise.

2. Where the Paschal blood is poured, death's dark angel sheathes his sword; Israel's hosts triumphant go through the wave that drowns the foe. Praise we Christ, whose blood was shed, Paschal victim, Paschal bread; with sincerity and love eat we manna from above.

4. Easter triumph, Easter joy, sin alone can this destroy; from sin's power do thou set free souls new-born, O Lord, in thee. Hymns of glory and of praise, risen Lord, to thee we raise; holy Father, praise to thee, with the Spirit, ever be.

Words: 17th-century form of Ad cenam Agni provide, translated by Robert Campbell (1814-1868) Music: Salzburg, Jakob Hintze (1622-1702), harmonised by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) (Ancient & Modern – 198)

Gloria 1. Glory in the highest to the God of heaven! Peace to all your people through the earth be given! Mighty God and Father, thanks and praise we bring, singing Alleluia to our heavenly king; 2. Jesus Christ is risen, God the Father's Son! With the Holy Spirit you are Lord alone! Lamb once killed for sinners, all our guilt to bear, show us now your mercy, now receive our prayer; 3. Christ the world's true Saviour, high and holy one, seated now and reigning from your Father's throne: Lord and God, we praise you! Highest heaven adores: in the Father's glory, all the praise be yours! Words: Christopher Idle (b 1938) Music: Evelyns, W H Monk (1823-1889) © Christopher Idle (Hymns for Today’s Church - 582)


Collect Almighty Father, you have given your only Son to die for our sins and to rise again for our justification: grant us so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness that we may always serve you in pureness of living and truth; through the merits of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

First Reading – Acts 2.14a,22-32 On the day of Pentecost, Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: ‘You that are Israelites, listen to what I have to say: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with deeds of power, wonders, and signs that God did through him among you, as you yourselves know – this man, handed over to you according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified and killed by the hands of those outside the law. But God raised him up, having freed him from death, because it was impossible for him to be held in its power. For David says concerning him, “I saw the Lord always before me, for he is at my right hand so that I will not be shaken; therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced; moreover, my flesh will live in hope. For you will not abandon my soul to Hades, or let your Holy One experience corruption. You have made known to me the ways of life; you will make me full of gladness with your presence.” ‘Fellow Israelites, I may say to you confidently of our ancestor David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. Since he was a prophet, he knew that God had sworn with an oath to him that he would put one of his descendants on his throne. Foreseeing this, David spoke of the resurrection of the Messiah, saying, “He was not abandoned to Hades, nor did his flesh experience corruption.” This Jesus God raised up, and of that all of us are witnesses.’

Second Reading – 1.Peter 1.3-9 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who are being protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. In this you rejoice, even if now for a little while you have had to suffer various trials, so that the genuineness of your faith – being more precious than gold that, though perishable, is tested by fire – may be


found to result in praise and glory and honour when Jesus Christ is revealed. Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, for you are receiving the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

Gradual Hymn* Open our eyes, Lord, we want to see Jesus, to reach out and touch him and say that we love him; open our ears, Lord, and help us to listen; O, open our eyes, Lord, we want to see Jesus! Words & Music: Robert Cull © 1976 CCCM Music/Maranatha! Music/SongSolutions CopyCare (The Source – 1468)

Gospel – John 20.19-31 When it was evening on the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’ After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.’ When he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.’ But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, ‘We have seen the Lord.’ But he said to them, ‘Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands, and put my finger in the mark of the nails and my hand in his side, I will not believe.’ A week later his disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were shut, Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’ Then he said to Thomas, ‘Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe.’ Thomas answered him, ‘My Lord and my God!’ Jesus said to him, ‘Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe.’ Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book. But these are written so that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you may have life in his name.


Offertory Hymn* 1. Guide me, O thou great Redeemer, pilgrim though this barren land; I am weak, but thou art mighty; hold me with thy powerful hand; Bread of heaven, feed me now and evermore.

2. Open now the crystal fountain, whence the healing stream doth flow; let the fiery cloudy pillar lead me all my journey through; strong deliverer, be thou still my strength and shield.

3. When I tread the verge of Jordan, bid my anxious fears subside; death of death, and hell’s destruction, land me safe on Canaan's side; songs of praises, I will ever give to thee. Words: Arghwydd, arwain trwy’r anialwch, William Williams (1717-1791), tr Peter Williams (1727-1796) Music: Cwm Rhondda, John Hughes (1872-1932) (Ancient & Modern – 652)

Post Communion Prayer Lord God our Father, through our Saviour Jesus Christ you have assured your children of eternal life and in baptism have made us one with him: deliver us from the death of sin and raise us to new life in your love, in the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, by the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

Final Hymn* 1. Good Christians all, rejoice and sing! Now is the triumph of our King. To all the world glad news we bring: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! 2. The Lord of Life is risen for ay: Bring flowers of song to strew his way; let all the earth rejoice and say

3. Praise we in songs of victory that Love, that Life, which cannot die, and sing with hearts uplifted high 4. Thy name we bless, O risen Lord, and sing to-day with one accord the life laid down, the life restored:

Words: Cyril Argentine Alington (1872-1955) Music: Vulpius (Gelobt sei Gott), melody from Melchior Vulpius’s Gesangbuch 1609, harmonised by Henry George Ley (1887-1962) © Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd (Ancient & Modern – 203)




7:30pm – THE VICAR OF BAGHDAD – CANON ANDREW WHITE Harringworth Church The Revd David C W Post, a retired Vicar who has been sponsored/cycling in The Coming Week aid of St George’s Church Baghdad, has recently been on a visit to St George’s WEDNESDAY 30 APRIL and their Vicar, Canon Andrew White 1:30pm – MUSIC AT LUNCHTIME – ‘Vicar of Baghdad’. Now David is planning in 2014 to go on cycling/ speaking All Saints Oakham tours anywhere in the UK to encourage Issy Martin ‘cello support for Andrew’s Foundation for J S Bach Arioso & Prelude in G major Relief and Reconciliation in the BWV 1007 Middle East (FRRME), which Fauré Après un rêve administers and finances his vital peaceSaint-Saëns Allegro appassionato making ministry in the Middle East, and in particular his work at St. George’s Church THURSDAY 1 MAY in Baghdad. Andrew is uniquely gifted at 2:30pm-4:30pm – COME & CHAT befriending and gathering together religious BEREAVEMENT GROUP and political leaders to issue very effective Oakham Church Hall joint fatwas against the violence. He is at For all going through bereavement. You’ll present trying to reinstate this work after Al-Qaeda’s bitter attacks on Christians. He be able to meet others who are also is a key person in the Middle East peace going through the bereavement journey process, including Israel/Palestine. or chat to our volunteers. Clergy & other experienced listeners will also be David is coming to our area in May and will present. If you think this might suit you, give this illustrated talk about Andrew and you’ll be most welcome to join us. St. George’s Church, Baghdad. All are welcome. Normal morning services across the Team, and a joint evensong at Braunston at 6pm (no service at Oakham).

Looking Ahead MONDAY 5 MAY

11:15am – BANK HOLIDAY ORGAN RECITAL All Saints Oakham Shanna Hart – Organ Scholar Elect, Selwyn College Cambridge Followed by lunch in the Church Hall (cost £5)

THURSDAY 8 MAY 12:15pm – FRIENDS OF ALL SAINTS OAKHAM SPRING OUTING St Mary Bottesford & Woolsthorpe Manor The sign up sheet is now on the table near the South door in Oakham church. Details are on the posters. All are welcome. Contact is Beryl Kirtland 01572 724103




7:30pm – RUTLAND THEOLOGICAL SOCIETY Oakham Methodist Church Dr John Bell, Iona Community Revd John Bell is a hymn-writer and a Church of Scotland minister. He is a member of the Iona Community, a broadcaster, and former student activist. He works throughout the world, lecturing in theological colleges in the UK, Canada and the United States, but is primarily concerned with the renewal of congregational worship at the grass roots level. For further information visit Cost £5 for non-members.

3:00 - 4:30pm – TEA PARTY All Saints Oakham Come and join us for a cup of tea or coffee, cake and a chat. To offer your assistance or for more information please contact Dominic Coad on 01572 770024.

TUESDAY 13 MAY 10:00am -12:00pm – OPEN HOUSE Home of Jan & Ian Williamson, 10 Edmonton Way, Oakham All are welcome.


7:30pm – OPEN MEETING The Rectory, 3 Paddock Close, FRIDAY 9 MAY Whissendine 10:45am – CRAFT GROUP An open invitation is extended to all All Saints Oakham Ashwell and Market Overton church The Craft Group will meet in church to members to meet to share thoughts and discuss projects etc. for the Autumn Sale. ideas on growing our church family. Anyone interested in sewing, knitting or any sort of craft who might like to join us SATURDAY 7 JUNE do drop in. 11:00am – DIOCESAN CELEBRATION OF MINISTRY SATURDAY 10 MAY Peterborough Cathedral 10:00am -1:00pm – GARDEN CAFÉ Archway House, Well Street, Langham SATURDAY 14 JUNE Come and join us for freshly ground coffee and homemade biscuits. Plants for 7:30pm – MELTON MALE VOICE CHOIR sale, hanging basket demonstrations and St Peter & St Paul Langham Bring & Buy. Local barbecued sausages will be available at lunchtime. Entrance Tickets £10 from Debbie (723533) or £3. Proceeds in aid of Langham Church. Hilary (757435) or Music&More, Oakham. In aid of Langham Church funds. Bar and substantial nibbles from 7:00pm.


SUNDAY 29 JUNE 11:00am – ORDINATION OF JAMES MCDONALD AS DEACON Peterborough Cathedral Anyone who would like to go to the service should please sign the list on the table by the south door. It would be lovely if as many people as possible could come along. Contact is Beryl Kirtland 01572 724103.

Friends of All Saints The membership/programme cards for 2014/15 are now available and have been sent sent out to those that have paid their subscription. In order to save us the cost of sending out reminders, would those who have not yet paid please send their subscription of ÂŁ5 per person to John King, 64 Stamford Road, LE15 6JA.

Fairtrade Stall - May The stall will be in Church after the 10:30 service on 11th and 25th. Thank you, Denise.

Prayers and Readings Please collect your copy of the new edition covering 4 May to 1 November before you leave Church today.




Services During The Week Monday 28 Apr

08:30 Morning Prayer Oakham 09:00 Morning Prayer Langham

Tuesday 29 Apr

08:30 Morning Prayer Oakham 04:00 Evening Prayer Oakham 10:00 Holy Communion Oakham

Wednesday 08:30 Morning Prayer Oakham 30 Apr 09:00 Morning Prayer Langham 10:00 Holy Communion J&A

02:00 Pram & Toddler Oakham 04:30 Evening Prayer Oakham 05:00 Evening Prayer Langham

04:30 Evening Prayer Oakham 05:00 Evening Prayer Langham 05:30 Meditation J&A

Thursday 1 May

09:00 Team Communion Oakham 12:00 Ecumenical Prayer Oakham 09:45 Tiny Tots Oakham 04:30 Evening Prayer Oakham 11:00 BCP Communion Langham

Friday 2 May

08:30 Morning Prayer Oakham 12:30 Village Prayers Braunston* 09:00 Morning Prayer Langham 04:30 Evening Prayer Oakham 10:00 BCP Communion Oakham 05:00 Evening Prayer Langham 06:00 Evening Prayer Whissendine

Services Next Sunday – 4 May (Third of Easter) Oakham Whissendine Teigh Market Overton Ashwell Langham Braunston Brooke Hambleton Egleton

08:00 10:30 11:00 09:00 09:00

Holy Communion (CW Trad) Parish Communion Holy Communion Matins Holy Communion

at Langham

06:00 Evensong 06:00 WWR 11:00 Holy Communion & Baptism 06:00 Evensong 09:15 Holy Communion (CW Trad)

Next Week’s Readings at Holy Communion Acts 2.14a,36-41; 1 Peter 1.17-23; Luke 24.13-35


Pewsheet - 27 April 2014 (Oakham)  

Service Details and Notices (Oakham)

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