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>>

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Rev Keith writes about a

 MESSAGE FOR TIMES OF CHANGE
read here>>


CHRISTIANITY

A LIFESTYLE

RELIGION


by Rev Dilys

read here>>


Services Sunday - 26th November


8.00am Stubbings: Holy Communion (BCP)


10.30am Littlewick Green - Parish Communion and

visit of Rt Revd Andrew Proud, Bishop of Reading

Bishop Andrew, is coming to preach and preside at a special service in St

John the Evangelist next Sunday. During the service, the Bishop will dedicate the new lighting. All are invited to come and hear Bishop Andrew and to meet him over refreshments after the service.

Readings
   Isaiah 11: 1-10       Matthew 25: 31-end

Programme Card


A summary of December Church Services and Events
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During the week …


Tuesday 28th November from 10.30am,  Coffee, Tea, Cake, Bring and Buy Raffle

The Parish Knit & Natter Group and Littlewick Green WI

invite you to join them at the Soltau Centre (behind Stubbings Church)

The WI - Inspiring Women and Helping to Alleviate Loneliness

Followed by

Knit & Natter' Craft Group:  at 2.00pm in the Soltau Centre

Do you enjoy knitting, crochet or sewing with friends? Do come along to 'Knit and Natter' at the Soltau centre, have a cuppa and a biscuit and join us.  


Wednesday 29th November  

  PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO WEDNESDAY COMMUNION IN STUBBINGS THIS WEEK


  Thursday 30th November Pebbles 10.30am in the Priory Room, Hurley

Pebbles is a short service for pre-schoolers and parents/carers to come and share a Bible story, some 'Pebbles action songs' and a prayer. Then we have drinks and biscuits: the children play and adults have a well deserved chat!


Services Sunday – 3rd December 2017

8.00am Stubbings: Holy Communion (BCP)

2.15pm Littlewick Green: Christingle and Toy service
At this service we will be collecting
new toys for distribution by Slough Social Services.
Please bring unwrapped


6.00pm Stubbings – ‘Advent Carols’ and Communion

Please come and take time out to sing traditional Advent hymns and hear familiar Advent readings and we begin our journey towards Christmas.

Samaritan's Purse

 Thank you to everyone who filled a shoebox with toys for those who would otherwise not receive a present this Christmas. So far we have sent on 64!

Coming Up …

5th December at 2.30pm
A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of James Ramsay  St Mary the Virgin, Hurley

All are invited to come as we give thanks for all James brought to so many. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.  


Christmas Service and Events

Copies of our Christmas Card giving details of all our services and events during December are currently being distributed to households in the Parish. There will be copies in the churches for those who live outside the Parish.

 

Toy and Christingle Services

Christingle is the 'service with oranges & candles.' At the service we are collecting new toys for distribution by Slough Social Services.

Please bring them unwrapped.

Littlewick: 3rd December 2.15pm; Hurley: 10th December 10.30am

Appeal for volunteers for Maidenhead Street Angels

 Christ invites you through Street Angels to bring love and compassion to the streets of Maidenhead. Join us on a Saturday night for a taster session. We need more volunteers, particularly men from 18 - 80. Please try something new! Contact .... stangelsm@hotmail.co.uk

A message from Quench Christian Bookshop

Quench wish to increase the number of trustees (currently 4) and expand the expertise of our board.  We are interested in trustees with retail, sales and marketing, IT or property experience and a real interest/passion for promoting our resources. Interested? Please Email Jeremy Hyde: jeremy@quenchshops.com


Maybe you need a something that reflects the Christian Faith to add to a Christmas present for a Godchild or relative? As well as a good stock of cards Quench also has a wide choice of Bibles and Christian Books for all ages, also gifts, CD's etc.


We would be delighted to welcome you in the run up to Christmas at:

19 Queen Street, Maidenhead, SL6 1NB


Breakfast in Hurley

Sunday 10th December 9.30 to 11.00 in the Priory Room

FREE BREAKFAST! Yes it really is free but any donations are welcome

Bacon rolls, Croissants & Pastries, Coffee, Tea, Juices

FRESH COFFEE & FRIENDLY CONVERSATION ALL WELCOME

A message from Mark & Rosalie Balfour

Rosalie's health is much better but she's still having issues with her stomach due to all the antibiotics etc. She is on a very restricted diet which seems to be making a difference. Please pray for healing.
We return to the UK on Monday returning to Guatemala on Dec13th

Rosalie has made a video showing the work of Mi Arca which you can watch here >>

Young at Heart Lunch Christmas cancelled

Unfortunately the Christmas Lunch scheduled for Wednesday 6th December 2017 has been cancelled, read more..

A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of James Ramsay 5th December at 2.30pm St Mary the Virgin, Hurley

All are invited to come as we give thanks for all James brought to so many. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.