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HARVEST FESTIVALS IN THE BENEFICE. 26TH SEPTEMBER 2018

HARVEST FESTIVALS IN THE BENEFICE. 26TH SEPTEMBER 2018

OVER THE LAST TWO WEEKS ALL THE SEPARATE PARISHES

HAVE BEEN CELEBRATING THEIR HARVEST FESTIVALS.

WITH THE EXCEPTIONAL WEATHER THIS YEAR PRODUCING OUR CROPS HAS BEEN VERY CHALLENGING.

For all people  in their varied jobs Thanksgiving was given to God for a years work completed and prayers offered for our continuing success in supporting the communities they work for..

Collections have been made for the food bank

Duddington

Duddington held the first service, an Evensong

  accompanied by the Tudor Quire followed by a Harvest Supper.

 

Duddington Harvest Festival
Duddington Harvest Festival

 

Duddington
Duddington Harvest Lunch

South Luffenham

South Luffenham
South Luffenham

South Luffenham 1
South Luffenham 1

South Luffenham 2
South Luffenham 2

Thank you to everyone who made our Harvest Festival such a success.

The Church was beautifully decorated and lunch was delicious!

Wakerley with Barrowden

With the closure of Barrowden Church all were made welcome at Wakerley their sister Parish.

Evensong was sung with the Tudor Quire singing the psalms and anthems.

Wakerley with Barrowden
Wakerley with Barrowden
Wakerley with Barrowden
Wakerley with Barrowden

Followed by excellent refreshments.

Tixover

Tixover completed the series where a a farming community completed the day with Evensong in the BCP old tradition and Harvest Supper.

HARVESTING IN FRONT OF ST LUKES TIXOVER
HARVESTING IN FRONT OF ST LUKES TIXOVER

35 people were present with the lovely evening sun shining through church windows. Traditional hymns were accompanied by music played by our wonderful organist.

Tixover
Tixover

Christopher talked about the farmers very difficult year from beginning to end. A Harvest Party afterwards with wine and food.

Tixover
Tixover
CHURCH SERVICES: SUNDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2018

CHURCH SERVICES: SUNDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2018

 

All are Welcome at any of our Services

across the Benefice this Sunday, Trinity 17

 

9.30am South Luffenham Church:  Harvest Festival and Lunch (CA )
St Peters, Barrowden Church closed. Join with Wakerley at 3.00pm
3.00pm Wakerley Church Harvest Festival
5.30pm Tixover Church Harvest Festival plus supper

 

 

Readings: James 3. 13- 4. 3, 7-8a  Mark 9.30-37
CA =The Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong AR = Mrs Ann Robinson, Reader

THE CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER MEETING. MONDAY 24th SEPTEMBER

THE CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER MEETING. MONDAY 24th SEPTEMBER

THE CONTEMPLATION GROUP

IS MEETING AT 6.00PM

at 23c Main Street, BARROWDEN

Welcome for a time of silence to reflect, pray or

enjoy centring self to the calm of the moment.

 People may drop in for any period of time within that hour

silently entering and leaving so not to disturb.

 “ Leave behind all noise and confusion. Look within yourself .

   Hear the word in quietness that you may understand it”  St.Augustine.

 Contemplation is an age old practice much more uniting when shared with others.

“ Where two or three have gathered in My name, there I am in their midst” Matthew 18:20

Everyone welcome.

 

 

 

 

MORCOTT CHURCH CELEBRATES THE 57TH ANNIVERSARY OF MALCOLM’S ORDINATION

MORCOTT CHURCH CELEBRATES THE 57TH ANNIVERSARY OF MALCOLM’S ORDINATION

A VERY SPECIAL CELEBRATION FOR THE WHOLE BENEFICE

AT MORCOTT CHURCH  ON SUNDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Malcolm was celebrated 57 years of his ordination to the priesthood at Morcott Church.
Many people from all over the benefice came.
He had a lovely unexpected surprise
when his son and daughter in law
joined him!
Re-ordering Starts at St Peter’s – SATURDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Re-ordering Starts at St Peter’s – SATURDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2018

THE RE-ORDERING BEGINS.

LAST SATURDAY ALL WERE INVITED TO VISIT THE CHURCH TO PURCHASE ITEMS THAT WILL NOT BE NEEDED OR WILL BE REPLACED AS THE BUILDING IS MADE MORE WELCOMING WITH MODERN FACILITIES AND COMFORTS.

Many people had memories of important events in their lives which would be commemorated by their purchases.

All money that was raised will go towards the re-ordering funds.

 

CHURCH SERVICES – SUNDAY 16th SEPTEMBER 2018

CHURCH SERVICES – SUNDAY 16th SEPTEMBER 2018

 

All are Welcome at any of our Services

across the Benefice this Sunday Trinity 16

  • 9.30.am South Luffenham Church:          Morning Praise (AR)
  • 9.30amTixover Church                         Holy communion  (BCP) (CA)
  • 11.00am Morcott Church                           Holy communion (CA)
  • With the closure for re-ordering, worshippers from Barrowden will be welcome at all Benefice Services
  • 5.00 pm Duddington Church                      Harvest Festival plus Supper (CA)

Readings:James 3.1-12   Mark 8. 27-end  BCP Ephesians 3.13-end  Luke 7. 11-17

CA = The Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong AR = Mrs Ann Robinson, Reader

 

ST MARYS MORCOTT. A SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY COMMUNION. 11.00 am SUNDAY 16th September 2018

ST MARYS MORCOTT. A SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY COMMUNION. 11.00 am SUNDAY 16th September 2018

Malcolm Saunders 

is celebrating 57 years working as a priest, in the ministry.
On 23rd September 1961 he was ordained Priest
in Peterborough Cathedral by  Bishop, Robert Stopford,
so this September marks 57 years .
In all, 40 years in active service and 17
retired and supporting us in this Benefice.
He has always been based in the Peterborough Diocese and was for 10 years at Ketton.
and since 2001 has been retired living in Barrowden .
He feel it has been an enormous privilege to have been able to serve God
and His people in this way for so long. ‘ I certainly would live it all
over again ( if you see what I mean).’
Please come and support him on this special day.
In celebrating the service at Morcott,

he will be supported by The Very Rev. Christopher Armstrong.

ST.PETERS SERVICE OF PREPARATION FOR THE BUILDING WORKS. SEPTEMBER 9TH 2018

ST.PETERS SERVICE OF PREPARATION FOR THE BUILDING WORKS. SEPTEMBER 9TH 2018

This Sunday was the Family Service at St.Peter’s .

The Band played , the organ resounded as all is prepared for a closure of 6 months ,  while the new heating, floor, servery and toilet are fitted.

In the months ahead Wakerley is holding some of our special services , that is Harvest Festival and Remembrance.

All our welcome at the other Churches in the benefice .  Duddington has agreed to host our 8.00 a.m. service on the third Sunday of the month.