The Parish of Burchetts Green

We warmly welcome you to join us at any of our services

Three churches one Parish

St Mary the Virgin, Hurley
St John the Evangelist, Littlewick Green
St James the Less, Stubbings


Seeking to know Jesus, to share his love and

make him known in word and action.


Details of all our services here>>

 "


Rev Keith writes about

hearing from god


wisdom and learning to
cope


by Rev Dilys



Services for Sunday 25th February

                                    8.00am Stubbings: Holy Communion (BCP

                                    9.15am Littlewick: Communion Together

           10.30am Hurley: Holy Communion (CW)

10.30am Stubbings Family Service

Readings

Epistle 1 Timothy 6: 6-10     Gospel  Luke 18:18-34     Old Testament Job 31:24-28    

During the week …

 

Monday 19th February

  
There will be a special service to celebrate Maureen's life in Stubbings Church on Monday at 11.30am. Please come and give thanks for Maureen and all she contributed to our churches and the wider community.

Tuesday 20th February


Oasis Prayer Meeting 2.30pm Priory Room, Hurley
Oasis, our Parish Prayer Group, has a meditative feel. We listen reflectively to music, Bible passages and readings before a short time of silence leads into prayer for those who are unwell and for the Parish.  


Wednesday 21st February

Midweek Communion 11.30am Stubbings

"We pause in the silence, in the presence of God" So begins our midweek service using the historic and memorable words of the Book of Common Prayer. Please join us in the quiet of St James the Less, followed this week by:

 

 Young at Heart Lunch 12.30pm Soltau Centre
Can we tempt you with a delicious home cooked lunch? Older people from all three churches gather for lunch and friendly chat.


Thursday 22nd February


Pebbles  10.30am in the Priory Room
Pebbles is a short service for pre-schoolers and parents/carers. We sing 'Pebbles action songs' say prayers, find Warwick Bear, have drinks and biscuits: then the children play; adults have a well-deserved chat!


Saturday 24th February

Parish Walk 11.00am

We have planned a walk in the Savill Garden this month, taking advantage of the free entry. (Parking £5 for two hours or try the free lay-by near the entrance.) We shall meet at the entrance to the garden at 11 am and plan to book a table at a local pub for lunch once we have some idea of likely numbers. For more details contact Ian Bentley 01628 630648.

A Beethoven Journey


Sunday 4th March

2.30pm at Norden Farm

Nigel Wilkinson, our Littlewick Green Organist, writes: "Join us for an afternoon of chamber music, exploring the most significant 25 years of the composer's life through some of his most innovative and intense chamber music." Tickets
£16 (£14.50 conc.) (£5 under 16s).

A refresher course in what it means to be a Christian

April 19th -22nd

This three day 'Cursillo' residential weekend at Cold, Ash, near Thatcham is designed for people already committed to Christ and intends to be a preparation for the full life that God promises. During the weekend, lay people and clergy give a series of short talks that offer a concentrated course in Christian living. These talks are intermingled with a series of meditations. You are encouraged to take part in discussions in small groups of people who, like you, who are searching, discovering and growing in their faith. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact the vicar.

"On my Cursillo weekend I gained a fresh and wonderful insight into God's infinite and unconditional love for me. I have been building on this ever since"

Maidenhead Foodbank


Here is their 'wish list:' Tinned Meat / Tinned fish / Tinned vegetables/ Soup / Rice / Herbs/Spices / Cooking sauces / Instant mash / ea Bags/Instant Coffee / Sugar / Breakfast cereals / UHT milk / Tinned desserts / Cereal  bars  / biscuits / Jams / Fruit juice Thank you to all who have been donating - there are drop of points in each of our churches.  Please ensure all items donated are within their 'Best before' date.

The Life of Christ - Wintershall

"Watch as hundreds of actors bring the story of Jesus to life in an open-air epic production set in stunning Surrey countryside. Young and old from all walks of life will be mesmerised as the story unfolds across three captivating acts from 10am to 3.30pm. The retelling of this evocative story against the peaceful backdrop of the Wintershall grounds has a profound effect on visitors."

Sandra Brooks wishes to organise a trip to see this famous presentation. Saturday 23rd June. Tickets £20 adults, £9.50 children 3-18 Family (2 adults, 2 children) £50, Concession (65+) £18 We will organise group transport if sufficient people want to go. If you're interested contact Sandra: 01628-01628-822830; sandralbrooks12@gmail.com
Further details on the website www.wintershall-estate.com/life-christ

Stubbings 'Snowdrop' Tea  in the Soltau Centre
Brilliant snowdrops, tea, cakes and company, thanks to all involved.



Jesus’ Journey to Jerusalem


and

Summary of Easter Programme in the Parish

Read here>>