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Monthly Prayer Diary and Weekly Bulletin

 

Bradfield, Bucklebury &

Stanford Dingley Churches

To know Jesus Christ and to make Him known!

     

We welcome you to our services

and hope that you will stay and chat afterwards

 

Bulletin for 14th and 21st October

 

Services for Sunday 14th October, Trinity 20

The Be-Attitudes – The Right Kind of Righteous

Matt 5:17-20     Rom 9:30- 10:4

       8.00am    BCP Holy Communion   St Mary’s, Bucklebury

      9.30am    Morning Prayer              St Mary’s, Bucklebury

      9.30am    Holy Communion          St Peter’s, Bradfield Southend

    11.00am    Morning Worship           All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury

    11.00am    BCP Morning Prayer      St Denys’, Stanford Dingley

 

For Christ has already accomplished the purpose for which the law was given. As a result, all who believe in him are made right with God.  

Romans 10:4  New Living Translation (NLT)

   

Services for Sunday 21st October, Trinity 21

The Be-Attitudes – Mercy, Mercy

Ephesians 4:25-32    Matt 18:21-35

      8.00am    BCP Holy Communion   St Mary’s, Bucklebury

      9.30am    Morning Prayer              St Mary’s, Bucklebury

      9.30am    Morning Worship           St Peter’s, Bradfield Southend

    11.00am    Holy Communion          All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury

    11.00am    Morning Prayer              St Denys’, Stanford Dingley

 

Services for Sunday 28th October, Trinity 22

The Be-Attitudes – Filling the Hole in our Holiness

1 Peter 1:13-21    Ps 24:1-6

       8.00am    BCP Holy Communion   St Mary, Marlston

      9.30am    Holy Communion          St Mary’s, Bucklebury

      9.30am    Morning Worship           St Peter’s, Bradfield Southend

    11.00am    Morning Worship           All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury

    11.00am    Family Service                St Denys’, Stanford Dingley

  

 PARISH DIARY

 Monday 15th October

  • AM Coffee morning and Post Office at All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury, 9am-12 noon (PO 12:30).
  • Bible Study, 7.45pm at All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury.

Tuesday 16th October

  • Bible Study, 2.30pm, St Peter’s, Bradfield Southend.
  • Parish Prayer Meeting, 8pm, Southfield House, Bradfield.

Friday 19th October

  • Toddler group, 9.45am, St. Peter’s, Bradfield Southend.
  • Prayer Group 8pm, All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury. (Mission Prayer will be on 26th).

Monday 22nd October

  • AM Coffee morning and Post Office - as Monday 15th.

Tuesday 23rd October – as Tuesday 16th.

Friday 26th October

  • Toddlers – as Friday 19th.
  • Mission Prayer Group, 7.30pm, All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury

 

Coming Up

You’re invited to our LIGHT PARTY

31st October from 5.00 – 6.30pm

at St Peter’s, Bradfield Southend, RG7 6EU

Games, Goodies, Crafts and More!

All ages are welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

 

2bsd annual Service for the Bereaved Sunday 4th November at 3pm at St Denys’, Stanford Dingley. Everyone is welcome.

 

News and Notices

Sadly, Tony Holmes, vicar in Bucklebury in the 1980s-90s, died suddenly on 1st October, at the age of 80. A private committal for family is being held. A service of Thanksgiving will take place on Tuesday 16th October, 11.30am at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 71A Camborne Ave, Bedgrove, Aylesbury, HP21 7UE.

The family request no flowers, but donations instead to Tearfund would be welcomed, either direct on Tearfund’s website or via this link, which also has an online book of condolences you can sign: 

https://www.cpjfield.co.uk/arrangement?id=34129 .

The family would prefer that people do not wear black (unless they are a member of the clergy).

Please pray for Judy and their daughters Debbie (Hughes), Rachel, and Jo (Davis) and family.

 

Tearfund have launched an appeal to support the rescue work it is doing for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, through their network of church-based relief and development organisations.  Please support this urgent need, both in prayer and/or through a donation.   You can give through their website: https://www.tearfund.org/ 

 

Prayer Diary 

Sun 14th Prisons week: Pray for prisoners, victims of crime and their families, those who work in prisons, for all working in the criminal justice system and for Christians and chaplains involved in Alpha courses or Sycamore Tree restorative justice courses. www.prisonsweek.org

Mon 15th AM Coffee morning, All Saints’ Church (9am-12pm), and the hosted outreach Post Office (Mon 9am-12.30pm) – that many will find a warm welcome in the church and want to find out more about Christ.

Tue 16th Thank Your Vicar Week. The clergy team: Jules, Lyn & families.

Wed 17th Richard Benyon, MP, as he serves this constituency

Thu 18th Pray for those working in hospitals, nursing/residential homes or with those with learning difficulties. Ask that they might have patience, strength and know God’s grace as they care for others.

Fri 19th St Peter’s Toddlers’ Group – for good relationships to be formed with the parents and children who attend.

Sat 20th The churchwardens of each parish, for wisdom as they carry out their responsibilities of care for our churches and in their support of ministry in the parishes.

Sun 21st Archdeacon of Berkshire: Olivia Graham

Mon 22nd Wedding of Luke Faithfull and Laura Harris at St Mary’s at 12.30pm.

Tue 23rd Bradfield School – Headteacher: Caroline Johnson, governors, staff, pupils & volunteers.

Wed 24th St John’s Church project in Bradfield – the committee looking into revised options.

Thu 25th Please remember all of those who have nowhere to live.

Fri 26th TEARFUND – working to bring relief and aid to developing countries. Visit www.tearfund.org for more prayer ideas.

Sat 27th The Oxford Diocese, and those who work in Church House, Oxford, to support ministry in the parishes.

Sun 28th Tutts Clump Methodists, and fellow Christians in our parishes in other churches and denominations.

Prayer Diary – October 2018

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For ALL church enquiries including wedding, baptism and funeral enquiries, and pastoral matters:

Administration Office:  01635 860220,

Priest in Charge: Revd Jules Gadsby,   01635 866731

(Day off – FRIDAY)  

For sermons and reflections please see Jules’ blog: http://themuddyvicar.wordpress.com

Bradfield Parish website: http://www.bradfieldchurch.org.uk/

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The next Bulletin will be issued in 2 weeks’ time on 28th Oct - copy by 24th please. Meantime, please check the website.

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