Benefice Newsletter
Sunday 18th February

CHELVESTON SNOWDROP WEEKEND continues today between 11 am – 4 pm.  The Chelveston Chorus will be singing this afternoon so do come and visit us for the wonderful churchyard display and for refreshments and various stalls in church.

PILGRIM BREAKFASTS continue on Saturday mornings, 9-11 am.  All welcome to join our discussions in the Chantry Chapel on Being Disciples.  See leaflet, parish website or speak to Debbie for further information on this and the other Lent Course groups.

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER is on Friday 2nd March, service at 10 am at the Hope Methodist Church.  This is an enjoyable prayerful service with cheerful music, from Suriname this year.  Do come to the Service if you can, all are very welcome.
PARISH PILGRIMAGE to The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham on Tuesday 13th March, leaving the Market Square at 8 am and leaving Walsingham at 4 pm.  Cost £30 inc. lunch at the Shrine.  Please put your name down on the list at the back of church if you wish to go, but note that if you put your name on the list and then decide not to come payment will still be required.  Any questions to Karen please.

THE ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING will take place in Church following Morning Mass on Sunday 8th April.  Would all groups and organisations please email annual reports to the Bede House,, in A5 format if possible by 18th March at the latest.  Nomination papers for Church Wardens and the PCC will be at the back of the Church from Sunday 4th March.  Anyone wishing to stand/nominate or second MUST be on the Church Electoral Roll.  Please can you speak to Fr Richard before you put your name down, thank you.

FOR SALE:  Funds have now been raised through charities to replace the Rush Seat chairs in the Chantry Chapel.  If anyone would like to purchase any of these old chairs the cost would be £30 each.  If interested please see Derek in the choir.

FOOD BANK:  Sara Owst and Brenda Elldred continue to collect via the boxes at the back of the churches. 


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