The forty days of Lent does have its celebratory moment!
The fourth Sunday of Lent is called Refreshment Sunday but much better known as Mothering Sunday. It is a time of refreshment in the more prayerful season of Lent, a time to celebrate! It is when we celebrate ‘mothering’ as an ideal of what it is to mother and be mothered. This year the Benefice will be coming together in a Four Church Celebration All Age Eucharist at St Laurence’s, Foxton.
7.30pm Monday 3rd February Dorothy Pluck Room St Mary’s, Fowlmere
A training session is to be held for everyone who would like to help with the intercessions at our regular weekly services.
We would like more people to feel able to lead intercessions and we know that a number of people in each of our churches are very capable of doing so but may be lacking in confidence. This initial session will provide guidance and support on how to prepare for and lead our prayers.
The session is held in the Dorothy Pluck room on the above date. Please contact Trudie if you would like more information, or are interested but unable to attend on this occasion.
Saturday 15th February
Tables can be rented for £8
Plus: clothes, White Elephant, tea and light refreshments
To rent a table contact Julia on 01763260490
Pilgrim is a major new teaching and discipleship resource from the Church of England that explores what it means to travel through life with Jesus Christ.
A course for the twenty-first century, Pilgrim offers an approach of participation, not persuasion. Enquirers are encouraged to practice the ancient disciplines of biblical reflection and prayer, exploring key texts that have helped people since the early Church.
Pilgrim is made up of two parts: Follow and Grow. Follow introduces the Christian faith, while Grow aims to develop a deeper level of discipleship.
Assuming little or no knowledge of the Christian faith, Pilgrim can be used at any point on the journey of discipleship and by every tradition in the Church of England.
‘The Pilgrim course is a journey to the heart of God and to a living, personal relationship with Jesus Christ.’
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York
Contact: Rev Trudie 01223 8726200 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pilgrim will run for four weeks, beginning Wednesday 22nd January at 7.30pm
at The Old Manor House, High St, Fowlmere
We thought about surprises and the surprises the wise men may have had by following the star. So we made biscuits and the children decorated them to have later at coffee time.
Don't miss the Energise Christmas Party on the 8th December from 6.30-8pm in Thriplow Village Hall. For Year 6's and above.
On Monday 25th November work begins on the new heating system at All Saints. Services will not be affected.
On Sunday 24th November at 6pm in Holy Trinity, Meldreth, five candidates from our benefice will be confirmed by Stephen, Bishop of Ely. We pray for Richard, Ellie, Tom, Maggie and Sam as they prepare for this important stage in their journey of faith. Please come along to support them.