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MESSAGE OF THANKS: 'Many thanks to everyone for their best wishes,
prayers and support at the Confirmation Service last Sunday, and to Marian
Davies and Julie Boyce for the beautiful cake. June and Ron Forrest'
Will Aid: During November local solicitors are giving their time to draw-up wills
for free and asking that a donation is given to charity instead. If you would be
interested in making a Will more information is available at the back of St John’s
or at www.willaid.org.uk
NEWSLETTER BY E-MAIL AND WEBSITE: If you would like to receive a copy of the
[email protected] Please also note that the newsletter is available
on the St. John’s website www.stjohnsboxmoor.co.uk, so if you do NOT wish your
‘phone number or other details published, please let Alan Munford know.
Services at St. John’s: 8.00am Holy Communion
9.30am Parish Eucharist
11.30am Holy Baptism
12.30am OMO Lunch
6.30pm Evensong with sermon
Service at St. Stephen’s: 11.15am Holy Communion
Service at St. Francis:
10.00am Sung Mass
NEWSLETTER ITEMS for next week's newsletter to Annie Mitchell by
Tuesday please (maximum length 4 lines of A5 please). If separate flyers
are to be produced, please let Annie know.
December/January Parish Magazine:The deadline for items, including
Prayer of the Month and Around the Clubs, to be included in the Joint
December/January Magazine is TODAY 2nd November. Please deliver items to
Sally Bates via pigeonhole, or to 27 Beechfield Road or email:
[email protected]
Parish Office: 260299
No. 3520
9th November 2014
8.00am Holy Communion
9.30am Parish Eucharist
Hymns 171(omit 2,3,5),29,343,264,177
Anthem: How beautiful - Stainer
10.45am Act of Remembrance at War Memorial
11.15am Royal British Legion Service
6.30pm Evening Prayer with hymns
Service at St. Stephen’s, Chaulden
11.15am Morning Worship
Service at St. Francis, Hammerfield
10.00am Sung Mass
THIS WEEK AT ST. JOHN’S: 10th – 15th November
DAILY: 9.15am Morning Prayer
5.00pm Evening Prayer (not Sat.)
2.15pm Poetry Group
7.30pm Study Course at St. Francis
7.45pm Men's Club
9.30am Tiny Tots (Hall) 10.30 Tots service (church)
6.30pm Baptism/Wedding enquiries
7.45pm PCC Meeting - Hall
10.30am Holy Communion, followed by coffee
5.00pm Evening Prayer at St. Francis'
9.15am Morning Prayer at St. Stephen's
3.30pm Friendship Tea (hall)
7.00pm Choir Practice
Details of next Sunday’s services are on the back of the Newsletter
Please take this Newsletter home with you as a reminder of
those who have asked for your prayers and events you may
wish to attend
For all our troops, and their families, at home and abroad;
For those who are ill: Reg Farmborough, Di Tovey, Amal,
the Revd. Canon Liz Hughes, Sheila Howe, Julian Wood, Jana Pick,
Keith Barton, Ken Sherman, Jim Taylor, Barbara Martlew, Evelyn Brown,
Natalie Arseni;
wish to fill a shoebox there are ready to assemble boxes (30p donation)
available, or you may cover your own box. Please see leaflets at the back of
church. Please bring all filled boxes to church on Sunday 16th
November.Thank you. Jane Tel: 214441
For those with ongoing needs: Brian Laidlaw, Olive Langford,
Michael Owen, Emily Beebe, Diana Carletti, Joyce Graham;
O.M.O. LUNCH On Sunday 16th November at 12.30 for 1pm in the Hall. Please
sign the list at the back of church if you would like to come.
Prayers for others with ongoing needs are offered at our weekday services. If
you wish only to be remembered at Morning and Evening Prayer, please contact
the vicar.
WOMEN'S FELLOWSHIP meets in the hall at 2.30 p.m. on Friday, 21st November
when Graham Gibbs will be talking to us about his work with the National Trust.
For all those who have died, especially: Mathilde Gower
and we pray for their families and friends.
MURDER MYSTERY EVENING: You are invited to take part in a Murder
Mystery 'The Brandy Butter Murder' on Saturday 29th November in the hall.
Tickets £10 available from Marian Davies today – all proceeds to church funds.
See flyers at the back of church.
Please note that coffee will not be served after the 9.30am service today, owing to the
Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance which follows at 11.15am.
BIBLE READINGS: This morning's readings are as follows:
At 8am: 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-end; Matthew 25: 1-13
At 9.30am: Amos 5: 18-24; 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-end; Matthew 25: 1-13
Copies of the readings (including large print) are available on request with hymn books.
THE POETRY GROUP meets on Monday at 2.15pm in the Hall for the AGM
and poems on the theme of 'Peace'. New members always welcome to join us.
THE MEN'S CLUB meets on Monday at 7.45pm in the Hall.
ADVENT CALENDARS from the Meaningful Chocolate Company will be on sale in
church for £4. We rely on your honesty to put your money in the tin provided! As
opposed to other calendars on sale in the shops, these calendars display the true
meaning of Christmas.
2015 BOXMOOR PARISH CALENDARS are now available. A4 size cost £4.99
and 2 versions are available at the back of church. The same 2 versions are
available to order in A3 size and cost £7.99. Please pass money or orders to
Alan Munford. Thank you.
Home & Family Group. The meeting scheduled for 15 December has been
cancelled (‘Hope Concert’ in church also using the Hall). At the meeting on 1
December with Graham Gibbs talking about the National Trust we will have
mulled wine and mince pies
FRIENDSHIP TEAS are open to everyone. The next is on Thursday 13 from
3.30 to 5pm, in the hall. This is an opportunity to meet in a relaxed setting and
share friendship with people who have been bereaved or are otherwise on their
own. Transport can be arranged (256216)
NEW PARISHIONERS. Please let me know if anybody moves into a house near you in
the Parish, and I will arrange for them to get a free copy of our Parish Magazine. Don’t
leave it to somebody else. Email me at [email protected] or phone on
242543 or leave a note in the pigeon holes. Thanks. Alan Munford.
ADVANCE NOTICE: Please note that on Saturday 15th November there will
be NO coffee or access to St. John's for cleaners, polishers, flower
arrangers etc. between 10am and 4pm owing to RSCM examinations taking
place in church.
AUTUMN FAYRE – FEEDBACK. Please let Alan Munford have your feedback on
the Autumn Fayre. This is to help us plan for next year. Speak to me or leave your
comments in the pigeon hole, forms available at the back of the church.