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The Sodbury Vale Benefice Chipping Sodbury, Old Sodbury, Horton & Little Sodbury

O U T LO O K

magazine

www.svbcofe.org.uk

1 February 2015 Jane is enrolled as a Companion of the Society of St Francis by Brother Damian. See 1


Nominated Person:

Contacts

Mrs Hilary Holder 01454 327118 This is the person to contact if you wish to express concern about suspected abuse of a child or vulnerable adult

Rector The Revd. Canon Jane Kenchington, 01454 313159 [Day off Friday] email jane@svbcofe.org.uk

Churchwardens

Associate Priest The Revd. Yvonne Brae, 01454 850682, Mob. 07908 513098 [Day off Monday]

Chipping Sodbury

email yvonne@svbcofe.org.uk

Anne Mudge 07823 441920

Assistant Curate The Revd. Peter Fewings, 07795 206590, email peter@svbcofe.org.uk

Old Sodbury

Reader (Licensed Lay Minister)

John Myers 01454 312223 Karen Hunter 01454 319903

Mr Ian Yemm 07514 139825; 01454 318608 [Day off Saturday] email ian@svbcofe.org.uk If you would like to know more about the Christian faith or are thinking about baptism or confirmation please speak with the ministers

Little Sodbury Brenda Cordy 01454 316447

Director of Music VACANT

Horton

Tina Hildick-Smith 01454 320380 Richard Needs 01454 329890

Church Office

This magazine is brought to you Free by the four churches of the Sodbury Vale Benefice. If you would like to make a small donation towards production costs that would be most welcome. Thank you.

Open during school term time Monday - Friday mornings 9.00 - 12.00 Administrators : 01454 325160 Michelle Jenkins - Mon, Tue & Thu AM Paul Dean Wed & Fri AM email: office@svbcofe.org.uk Web Site: www.svbcofe.org.uk

March Deadline Can you have all copy to Michelle in the Church Office by February 12th at the latest please.

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Editor: Michael Stephenson 01454 314094 email outlook@svbcofe.org.uk

Front Cover - View from St John’s Old Sodbury

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Photo by Michael Stephenson


Canterbury is encouraging all churches to run this course because, (as he says), God charges us all to be witnesses to Jesus Christ. This is NOT a course that will ask you to stand on soap boxes and shout all sorts of things – so PLEASE don’t be intimidated by the title. But it is a course that will help you to think about what your faith means to you and how you might be able to talk about it to others when an opportunity comes along. If no one had told you about what being a Christian was all about, you wouldn’t be a Christian now! If Christians can’t talk about their faith, then Christianity is one generation away from extinction. So do come along and encourage others to join you. Jane Venue: St John’s Church centre, Chipping Sodbury. Leaders: Staff team Times and Dates of the course: Wednesday 25 Feb 7.15 for 7.30pm Thursday 26 Feb 11.15am

Baptisms: We welcomed into the Church: Maximus George, Elyse Grace and Hannah McMurray on 14 December at St John’s, Old Sodbury

Marriages: We send our congratulations to: Samantha Cleeve and Bradley Newick on 23 Decemer at St John’s, Chipping Sodbury

Funerals:We

extend our sympathy to the families and friends of:

Kathleen Ann (Betty) Willmott on 24 November at St John’s, Chipping Sodbury Kathleen Gibbins on 10 December at St John’s, Chipping Sodbury Doris Rose Long on 10 December at St John’s, Chipping Sodbury Evelyne Ann Harthill on 31 December at St John’s, Chipping Sodbury Phyllis Ann Evans on 12 January at Westerleigh Crematorium Dennis John Fews on 8 January at St John’s, Old Sodbury Norah Hodgkinson on 15 January at St John’s, Chipping Sodbury

Lent Lent starts on Ash Wednesday 18 February. There will be services for the beginning of Lent on Wednesday 18 February at 7.30pm at St John’s Church, Old Sodbury and on Thursday 19 February at 10am at St John’s Church, Chipping Sodbury.

Wednesday 4 March 7.15 for 7.30pm Thursday 5 March 11.15am Wednesday 11 March 7.15 for 7.30pm Thursday 12 March 11.15am Wednesday 18 March 7.15 for 7.30pm Thursday 19 March 11.15am

Lent Course

Wednesday 25 March 7.15 for 7.30pm Thursday 26 March 11.15am

This year’s Lent Course will be following the course entitled, “Stepping into Evangelism.” The Archbishop of 3


Giving up Dear Friends As you read this we will be looking forward to the Lent which most people regard as a season when we discipline ourselves to give up something. However Lent is primarily a season for looking forward in hope towards the amazing truth of Easter when God through His Son saved us from living in our own strength to His enabling. The alternative to giving up food is to give up time to use Lent for reflection and a discipline to contemplate the many blessings God has given us. This is a more positive manifestation of the discipline of holding back. The period of Lent reflects the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness following His baptism. This was a time of retreat for Jesus away from the challenge and busyness of His life to contemplate the work of reconciliation which God had given Him to carry out amongst His people. The devil tempted Jesus to eat rather than fast when He was hungry, to assume power and authority to rule the world and to show off His miraculous supernatural powers. Jesus refused all these tempting offers because His call was to save through brokenness and suffering; not through boasting about who He was or what He had given up. It is counter initiative to turn down the celebrity status, a comfortable lifestyle and the chance to have power and influence, but this is where the Christian life begins. Christianity is not about an easy and comfortable life protected from suffering, but neither is it just about denying ourselves. The challenge is to have the passion to follow the good news we believe in and to nail our colours to the mast wherever that may lead. Jesus does not expect us to be perfect, but He will demand our loyalty and devotion when we follow Him. Recently we have been aware of the tremendous pressures on ordinary health workers and the major incidents which both of our Trust hospitals in Gloucester have had to declare in order to call in off duty workers to help relieve the crush. Bishop Martyn requested each of the churches to pray for the NHS and many of us may feel excessive pressure in our own jobs and lifestyle. With Christ’s help we can focus down this Lent to try and review what we would like to get out of life. Jesus as our creator knows our gifts and limitations intimately and it’s only by knowing His way for our lives that we will be at peace. Why don’t we make some time this Lent to spend time with God who can help us to get our lives rebalanced again. May God rest His peace on each one of us this Lent. Peter Fewings 4


A Prayer for workers in the NHS from Bishop Martyn Gracious God, Your Son Jesus Christ healed the sick and gave them new life. Be with all doctors, nurses, carers and chaplains as they act as agents of healing, and be with all who support their work in our health services. Give them strength each day for the work you have called them to. In difficult times give them wisdom, love and compassion; and be close to them in their weariness and in their tears. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

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Betty Willmott I would like to thank everyone for all their cards and messages of support following Mum’s recent death. It was wonderful to see the church so full for the funeral and I know that she would not have believed so many would come to say goodbye. She had a wonderful life even though the last few years were curtailed by her stroke. So many wrote and commented on her smile so that is how I hope she will be remembered. I received a card from Chris Wray and thought I would share part of what he wrote. “We have so many happy memories of Betty from her superior catering, to flower arranging and I always have a picture of her vaulting over the central reservation of the bypass!” That sums Mum up so well. Thank you to you all. Diane 5

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Principal Service readings February

A grant of £320,000 will to help progress our plans to apply for a full grant of around £4 million at a later date. This is complemented by a further £70,000 grant from the Friends of Gloucester Cathedral.

February 1st (Candlemas) Malachi 3: 1 - 5 Hebrews 2: 14 - end Luke 2: 22 - 40 Psalm 24: 13 - end February 8th (The Second Sunday before Lent) Proverbs 8: 1, 22 - 31 Colossians 1: 15 - 20 John 1: 1 - 14 Psalm 104: 26 - end February 15th (Sunday next before Lent) 2 Kings 2: 1 - 12 2 Corinthians 4: 3 - 6 Mark 9: 2 - 9 Psalm 50: 1 - 6, February 18th (Ash Wednesday) Joel 2: 1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58: 1-12 2 Corinthians 5: 20b - 6: 10, Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-21 or John 8: 1-11 February 22nd (The First Sunday of Lent) Genesis 9: 8 -17 1 Peter 3: 18 - end Mark 1: 9 - 15 Psalm 25: 1 - 9

The project includes the creation of a new public square in the Cathedral grounds, conservation of the 15th Century Lady Chapel and its magnificent stained glass, provision of a new entrance and welcome area and improvements to access and story-telling across the site.

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We are always looking for items for Outlook. Why not send us in a piece? It doesn’t have to be a great novel. 50 words, 100 words, whatever you can write can help fill the magazine with interesting snippets that people will look forward to reading. Tell us about you and your life, past and present. Tell us what is happening in your village or town and in your church. Tell us about your hobbies. Write a poem or tell us about a poem, piece of text or bible reading, and what it means to you. Alternatively just write and tell us what you think of Outlook and what you would like to see in your magazine. Send your piece, with a photo if relevant, to Michelle in the Church office, on paper or via email at office@svbcofe.org.uk and see yourself in print.

Gloucester Cathedral gets support for Project Pilgrim The diocese is excited to announce that development funding has been secured from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the first phase of Project Pilgrim, a major 10 year capital project that will enhance the impact of a visit to the Cathedral so that people will be able to connect with its heritage like never before. 6


Shrove Tuesday

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Tuesday 17 February 2015 The day before Lent begins is called Shrove Tuesday. 'Shrove' means being forgiven for wrong-doings. People went to church to confess their sins and would be 'shriven' or forgiven before the start of Lent. As rich foods such as eggs were forbidden during Lent, one way of using them up would be to make pancakes.

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Sycamore Tree Programme We are looking for voluntary facilitators for this programme. You will be given training and would be required to give one morning per week for a 7 week period. The course will run three times in 2015 and you would be invited to participate in at least one of these.

Who is the programme for? The programme is open to those within the criminal justice system of any age, gender, race, faith and is fully inclusive.

The programme: Helps offenders look at ● The attitude of offenders towards victims ● The attitude of victims towards offenders ● The need for restoration, forgiveness and restitution The Sycamore Tree programme is a Victim Awareness course based on the well established principles of ‘Restorative Justice’. Restorative Justice processes facilitate the bringing together of victims of crime, offenders, and where appropriate the community or other agencies to confront the offender with the consequences of her actions. Prisoners will not have to face their own victim, but The Restorative Justice process allows a victim of crime to explain to them how similar actions have affected him/her and others close to them. During the

Sycamore Tree programme the following issues are considered: ● that each offence committed against another person has far reaching consequences and people need to accept responsibly for their actions. ● that offenders and victims must have the opportunity to explain to each other how they feel about the offence ● to understand and explore the Biblical concepts of repentance, forgiveness and reconciliation ● and for the offender to offer restitution to victims Restorative Justice is not a soft option, and this course helps you become aware of the impact of your crime upon your victim/s. The course will help you understand an individual responsibility for our actions and what we can do to repair the damage caused.. Prison Fellowship will ensure that the delivery of the programme content is effective by monitoring and evaluating Tutors and Group Facilitators

If you are interested in training as a facilitator for this programme please contact : Rev Lesley Hewish (Anglican Chaplain) at HMP Eastwood Park Tel 01454 382105 lesley.hewish@hmps.gsi.gov.uk

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National Marriage Week One of the joys of being a parish priest is working with couples to plan their weddings and to officiate on their special day. At this stage in their relationship they feel ready to commit themselves to each other in church, before God, in the presence of their family and friends. Couples put a lot of thought and effort into organising their celebrations and it is a privilege to spend time talking with them about their plans, while at the same time preparing them to enter into the sacrament of marriage. We talk not only about the wedding ceremony in the preparation meetings, however, but also about building a healthy marriage. Marriages can get better and better as each year passes, but it does take time and effort. In all the busyness of life this can so easily slip. National Marriage Week (7 – 14 February), with its focus on Valentine’s Day, is an annual seven day period to focus on the importance of the marriage relationship. Many churches hold special services during this period. These can be wonderful opportunities for couples to remember the love that brought them to their wedding day and to recall that ‘God is love, and those who live in love live in God and God lives in them.’ (1 John 4.16). The Revd Canon Philippa Brunt

recorded miracle. Even today, marriage exists in practically every country and culture on earth. Christians believe that marriage is a gift from God. There is something in a public commitment of this magnitude that has a spiritual element to it and which can transform a relationship to a new and deeper level. God intended marriage to offer the right place to grow in love and support for each other, fulfil our sexuality and provide a stable and secure environment for bringing up children. Marriage can change us for the better, and as we change, our marriage grows along with us. To find out more about what Christians believe about marriage, visit the Church of England website: www.yourchurchwedding.org/faqs/freque ntly-asked-questions.aspx

From “The Messenger” www.gloucester.anglican.org

What's so marriage?

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Marriage is a very ancient idea. The Bible suggests it goes right back to Adam and Eve, who were 'made for each other'. Jesus' teaching on marriage, as exclusive, unbreakable and forging a new family unit, drew on this original blueprint. And Jesus loved a good wedding: he turned water into wine at a wedding reception, his first

From “The Messenger” www.gloucester.anglican.org

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Individually Guided Retreats in Gloucestershire 2015 All at The Monastery of Our Lady & St Bernard, Brownshill, near Stroud, GL6 8AL A TASTER IGR: From Mon 11 – Thurs 14 May Team: Felicity Bayne, Michael Cozens and Ali Clifton Barnard Cost: £ 180.00 A SUMMER 4-DAY IGR from Tues 21 – Sun 26 July Team: Sister Winnie Morley, Andrew McKearney and Brenda Dowie Cost: £300.00 AN AUTUMN 4-DAY IGR: From Fri 9–Wed 14 October Team: Rachael Willard, Chris Mason and Jennie Barrow Cost: £ 300.00 Enquiries direct to Sister Mary Johanna Tel: 01453 883084, Email: brownshillbookings@bernardine.org Or from Mrs Rachael Willard Tel: 01242 530051 Email: r.willard15@btinternet.com

Marriage is good for your health and extends your life A recent University study (How does marriage affect physical and psychological health?) went so far as to say that the impact of marriage on health and life expectancy, particularly in men, was almost equivalent to giving up smoking. Comparing a variety of other academic papers, it concluded: ● Marriage makes people far less likely to suffer mental health problems ● Marriage makes people live much longer

● Marriage makes people healthier and happier ● Both men and women benefit Another study (Is It Money Or Marriage That Keeps People Alive?) also offers suggestions that: ● Marriage may reduce stress ● Marriage may help couples develop healthier habits and suppress bad ones. ● A spouse also makes it more likely that there will be someone there to care in times of illness. In a study of people over the age of 65, it was found that those who said they were happily married had much higher levels of antibodies in the blood. Married people, therefore, could be more likely to fight off the flu virus and other common From “The Messenger” www.gloucester.anglican.org

Who was St Valentine? The first official Saint Valentine's Day was declared on 14th of February by Pope Galasius in 496, in memory of a 3rd century martyred priest in Rome. The young priest betrayed Emperor Claudius in 270 AD by conducting illegitimate wedding ceremonies. Emperor Claudius claimed that married men made poor soldiers and consequently decreed that all marriages of younger citizens would be outlawed. Bishop Valentine, however, maintained that marriage was part of God's plan and purpose for the world. He continued to conduct marriages in secret in the name of love. He was jailed and ultimately beheaded, but not before he fell in love with the jailer's daughter. It is thought that on the evening of his execution the bishop passed her a note which read "from your Valentine".

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Freedom of Speech I was appalled not long ago when a popular TV programme, showed a clip of three dogs waiting in a prayer position whilst their owner said grace and then wolfing down their food. My shock was caused by the presenter speaking over the eating dogs as if they were saying ‘Body of Christ. Body of Christ’ in a silly dog type voice. I was appalled and repulsed by the TV programme that seemed to me to be pillorying something I, along with countless other Christians, hold dear to my heart. I was brought to the point of questioning how much we as Christians tolerate or turn the other cheek to these forays of supposed comedy into that which we hold to be central to our faith. The programme was aired in the same week as the occurrence of a major international diplomatic incident over Sony’s withdrawal of ‘The Interview,’ a spoof film about an attempted assassination of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, due to cyber threats made seemingly by North Korean hackers. It certainly seems apparent that we live in a global world without a global culture and hence a global tolerance of free speech. And more recently the attack on the Charlie Hebdo offices and the Jewish supermarket has given the issue prominence again. The events beg the question if a religion has certain standards about it, such as not having imagery of their God, does the rest of the world have license to disrespect or disregard such principles of faith? Or would the standards of that faith benefit from considering their stance or should they be caused to moderate their values in order to fit in with the rest of the world? The Pope has said that it is right to speak one’s mind for the

sake of the common good. But he qualified that by saying that you cannot provoke, insult or make fun of the faith of others. One of my daily prayer readings spoke into these situations for me. The reading was from Jude who was struggling for the integrity of the faith. It speaks of the contest between the Archangel Michael and the devil when Michael dare not bring a denunciation of slander against him. Instead Michael said ‘The Lord rebuke you!’ Jude considered that people slander whatever they do not understand. So when we feel our faith has been publicly insulted publicly, do we stand by and let it happen or react? I believe every time we feel like this our first resort should be to prayer, to see our Lord in that situation and to invite him into our emotions and our actions. I am though aware that cartoonists, TV presenters, all forms of media need to be very careful of who they scorn, our God is powerful and mighty and he who created the heavens and the earth is more than capable of dealing with such incidents. At the same time there’s a challenge, who of us hasn’t said or done something before God that we bitterly regret? We too rely on the grace of our God for forgiveness. A Christian’s greatest gift is love but alongside that Matthew 5:12 calls us to rejoice and be glad when we’re persecuted because it happened to the prophets. Hard though isn’t it? Yvonne

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Why I chose God Daniel Lee’s Story "I'd like to say that the time of my salvation was a huge turning point, but it wasn't. I was one of the ones where the sower's seed landed on rocky ground"

Up until my teenage years, I didn't believe in God. I had friends that were Christians, but I saw their beliefs as being silly, and a waste of time. My ignorance led me to believe that being a believer meant adhering to the 10 Commandments, going to church, and praying a lot. This was not something I wanted to do. I had heard of Jesus, but did not know Him. I would, actively, ridicule my friends for believing in some imaginary friend. In the summer of 1994, I went along with my friends to church camp. My main goal was to enjoy the weather and the outdoors, and have a lot of fun. I figured I would coast through the ‘religious' stuff, and concentrate on the entertaining stuff. One night, there was a presentation/discussion on the Gospel. It was my first time hearing of it, and I was intrigued. It was beginning to make a lot of sense, and it made me feel a weird 12

rush. After the final verse was read, we were given the opportunity to receive Jesus through the Lord's Prayer. Personally, I was still resistant to receiving Christ. I felt my heart racing, but I didn't want to give in. The Gospel was good, but my mind didn't want to admit it. It was going to resist. Finally, it was my turn to make a choice, and I just broke down from being overwhelmed. I let Jesus into my life, and I felt the surge of the Holy Spirit. I'd like to say that the time of my salvation was a huge turning point, but it wasn't. I was one of the ones where the sower's seed landed on rocky ground (Matt 13:20). I had salvation, but I was distracted by the world. I didn't go out and party like the prodigal son, but I was not attending church, I didn't pray, and I didn't even pick up my bible. A decade later, of aimlessly going through life, I got a job doing tech support at a software company. My boss, Susan, was Christian, and she was a good leader that I respected. She learned that I had previously accepted Christ, and kind of lost my way. She encouraged me to check out a church that she really enjoyed going to. With a bit of reluctance, I decided to check it out, and I was blown away. The message that was being spoken that day was one of salvation: It's not because of my works that would save me, but by the work of Jesus on the cross! I started going back to church on a regular basis, as I needed to learn more. In Feb 2004, I was involved in a severe accident. The driver's side door got a little too personal with an unforgiving telephone poll. I was in a coma for 18 hours. During that time, Susan was trying to figure out why I didn't come to work, or call in. When she found out the news from my mother, she, immediately, enlisted people to pray for my recovery.


When I woke up. I had no idea I was in a car accident. There was a nurse in the hospital room that explained to me that I was in a car accident, and my family would be on their way. I cried, I could have easily died. Miraculously, even though the telephone pole penetrated half way into the car, I didn't get any bones broken. I had a minor concussion, and was sore all over. I, continually, thanked God for my survival. I know God didn't cause this accident, but He was going to use it for His Glory! The doctors were quite amazed at my progress. My recovery was fast. I knew that God wanted me whole again, and I was more than willing to do my part! I felt encouraged, and energized to put all of my effort into my recovery. Today, I still have a few scars from the accident, but I know that I am whole, thanks to my faith in Him!

Paul Sawbridge, Steve Macallister, Alistair Smith, Allen with

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A Men’s Choir, conducted by Mike Daniels

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Sodbury Vale Benefice Regular Weekly Events Monday

8.45am

Morning Prayer

St John’s, Chipping Sodbury

7.30pm

Bell Ringers’ Practice

Church Tower, Chipping Sodbury

Tuesday

8.45am

Morning Prayer

Church Centre, Room,Chipping Sodbury

Tuesday

9.15pm

Stor'k'ies

St John's Sodbury

Wednesday 8.30am

Morning Prayer

St John’s, Chipping Sodbury

Thursday

Morning Prayer

St John’s, Chipping Sodbury

8.45am

10.00am Holy Communion

Friday

Church,

Upper Chipping

St John’s, Chipping Sodbury

7.00pm

Benefice Choir Practice St John’s, Chipping Sodbury

7.00pm

Youth Club (age 11-18)

Baptist Church Centre

Note: No Morning Prayers on Bank Holidays

Sodbury Vale Benefice Forthcoming Events 5th - 14th

May

2015

Pilgrimage to The Holy Land led by the Ven Info from Alison Vlach Jackie Searle Archdeacon of Gloucester 01452 835583

24th

May

2015

Benefice Confirmation Service

3rd - 5th

July

2015

Benefice Retreat at Llangastry Retreat House Info from Ian Yemm

St John’s, CS

If you don’t see your event in the list above please let me know, once it is on this calendar other people can put it on theirs! All times are subject to change look out for further details closer to the date. Michelle 01454 325160 sodburyvalebenefice@gmail.com

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Sodbury Vale Benefice Calendar February 2015 Sun 1st Candlemas

8.00am

Holy Communion

St John’s C/S

9.30am

St John’s Praise

St John’s, C/S

11.15am

Mattins

St James’, Horton

11.15am

Family Communion

St John’s O/S

6.00pm

Evensong

St Adeline’s L/S

Tue

3rd

3.00pm

Meditation Meeting

Ring 312228 for venue

Wed

4th

7.30pm

Deanery Synod

Blue Coats School WUE

Thurs

5th

10.00am

Holy Communion

St John’s C/S

10.45am

Coffee Shop

Church Centre C/S

9.30am

Parish Communion

St John’s C/S

11.15am

Holy Communion {BCP}

St James’, Horton

11.15am

Family Service

St John’s O/S

6.00pm

Evensong {BCP}

St Adeline’s L/S

Sun 8th Second Sunday before Lent

Mon

9th

2.00pm

Mothers’ Union

Church Centre, C/S

Thurs

12th

10.00am

Holy Communion

St John’s C/S

10.45am

Coffee Shop

Church Centre C/S

10.00am

Coffee Morning in aid of Mothers’ Union

Church Centre C/S

9.30am

Parish Communion

St John’s C/S

11.15am

Morning Prayer

St James’, Horton

11.15am

Holy Communion

St John’s O/S

6.00pm

Evensong {BCP}

St Adeline’s L/S

Sat

14th

Sun 15th Sunday before Lent

Mon

16th

8.00pm

Global Action Prayer Meeting

Church Centre C/S

Tue

17th

3.00pm

Meditation Meeting

Ring 312228 for venue

Wed

18th

7.30pm

Ash Wednesday

St John’s O/S

Thurs

19th

10.00am

Holy Communion

St John’s C/S

10.45am

Coffee Shop

Church Centre C/S

9.30am

Parish Communion

St John’s C/S

11.15am

Holy Communion {CW}

St James’ Horton

11.15am

Morning Praise {CW}

St John’s O/S

6.00pm

Holy Communion {BCP}

St Adeline’s L/S

Sun 22nd First Sunday of Lent Tue

24th

2.00pm

Tea and Chat

Church Centre C/S

Wed

25th

7.30pm

Lent Course

Church Centre C/S

10.00am

Holy Communion

St John’s C/S

10.45am

Coffee Shop

Church Centre C/S

11.15am

Lent Course

Church Centre C/S

Thur

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A sight to look forward to at Westonbirt

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February Outlook 2015  
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