SERVICES
Every Sunday at 9.00 a.m. there is Morning Worship,  an informal all-age, half hour service in the Bedehouse
Bible readings, hymns, prayers, surprises!
At 10.15 a.m. is the Parish/Sung Mass, a service of Holy Communion in church with music, hymns and the choir.
Children present at this service are invited to leave at the start of the lessons to join a session of Godly Play in the Bedehouse and rejoin the service after the consecration.
Coffee/Tea afterwards in church .
 Second Sunday of the month 6pm Choral Evensong.

Mass is also normally celebrated weekly at 7 p.m. on Mondays (Meditation within a Celtic Mass)
9.30 a.m. on Wednesdays
10.30 a.m. on Thursdays

Please see the Worship page to confirm the service times for the current week

If you are holding an event that is of interest to the St Mary's community please contact us and we will display it on the website
Junior Confirmation Classes      start on Wednesday 20th September in the Bede House from 4.15 until 5.45 pm. Any queries please contact Brenda Elldred on 0781 6771702 or 01933 357708 or Sue Thompson on 01933 313956.
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PARISH EVENTS

CONCERTS IN CHURCH
11.30 a.m. on Farmers' Market Saturday of each month for 30 minutes


​Lively programme of music
In conjunction with the Farmers' Market
 Retiring Collection to support the  Youth Choir of St. Mary's.
CHURCH LUNCH
There is an informal church lunch on the second Tuesday 
of each month at the Railway Inn, Rushden High St. at 11.45 a.m.
Please call Graham & Chris on 353346 to reserve a place.

FROM THE PARISH NEWSLETTER
      
       
      
FLOWERS at the Nave Altar Pillar have kindly been given by Chris & Graham Newell in loving memory of their parents & daughter. Flowers in the porch have kindly been given by Margaret Whiteman in memory of her husband Norman on his birthday. Welcome Flowers and flowers at the Nave Altar have been kindly donated by Betty Barker in memory of her husband Gerald and daughter Angela.

PILGRIM BREAKFASTS for those looking to explore faith recommenced yesterday & will run to the end of October (Saturday mornings, 9-11 am). More information from Debbie.

CHELVESTON: Do come along this coming Tuesday 19th September from 2 - 4.30 pm for a cup of tea and cake in our lovely village church. All ages welcome.

MESSY CHURCH is on Tuesday 19th September, 3.30 – 5 pm, in the Bede House. A place to explore a Gospel theme with a range of activities followed by the sharing of a meal. £1 per person. All welcome.

JUNIOR CONFIRMATION CLASSES start on Wednesday 20th September in the Bede House from 4.15 until 5.45 pm. Any queries please contact Brenda Elldred on 0781 6771702 or 01933 357708 or Sue Thompson on 01933 313956.

CHELVESTON HARVEST SUPPER is on Sunday 24th September following Evensong at 5 pm. Tickets are £10 each to include turkey/ham and salads plus apple pie and a glass of wine. Contact Shirley Kirk on 354810.

HARVEST LUNCH at St Mary’s will be held on Sunday 15th October at 12.30 pm. Tickets £10 adult, £5 children under 12.

CHRISTMAS SPARKLE is on Saturday, 18th November and we will need people in the Bede House to assist with refreshments and in the Church as stewards. We will also be holding craft evenings to make items to sell at the Sparkle event.

DONATIONS PLEASE:
Bric-à-brac & Christmas decorations for the Coffee Morning on 25th November;
Tombola prizes & cakes, jams & chutney to sell at the Christmas Sparkle event.

REMINDERS:
Parking in the Church Yard is for disabled badge holders only. The entrance to the Church must be kept clear in case the emergency services need access.
Coffee Morning every Thursday, 10 am to 12 noon, in the Bede House.
   
   
   
   
Please send news sheet items by Wednesday evening to jane@smeathers.com