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


GIVING THANKS FOR THE BASICS OF LIFE


Rev Dilys writes
about


BRAVE NEW WORLD?

Services Sunday - 28 October


8.00am Stubbings Holy Communion (BCP)

9.15am Littlewick Communion Together

10.30am Hurley Holy Communion (CW)

4.00pm Stubbings The 4 O'clock Service

The week


Tuesday 23rd

Hurley Village Coffee Morning

From 10.30am in The Rising Sun. £2 for unlimited coffee or tea, plus cake. All ages welcome.

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 24th

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.


Thursday 25th

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!

Coming Up


Free Organ Recital - St Mary's Maidenhead October 27th 7.30pm

An inaugural recital on their new three-manual Henry Groves organ includes Bach, Widor, Goode and Gershwin. Tickets are free but advance booking is recommended. To book go to www.stmarysmaidenhead.org


Commemoration of the Faithful Departed

St James the Less, Stubbings: 4th November 2018 at 5.00pm

An opportunity to remember and give thanks for those we love but see no longer. We light candles in memory of those close to us as names of those we've been asked to remember are read out. We hope you can join us for this moving service. Whether or not you can come, if you'd like someone named during the service please give details on the lists at the back of the churches or email the Parish Office. The service is followed by refreshments in the Soltau Centre.


Remembrance Sunday - Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Sunday Services will be held in all three churches at 10.45am

Lighting of the Hurley Beacon marking the centenary of the end of WW1: Gather in church at 6.30pm. The Ukulele Group perform WW1 music, then. after a sort prayer we process to and light the beacon at 7.00pm. Bells are rung


Traidcraft Event - Thursday 15th November 10am - 1pm   

At Oakleigh, Green Lane, Littlewick Green, SL6 3RH.

To help with Christmas shopping, we'll have: *A large selection of Christmas cards, wrapping paper, tags, and gift envelopes *Ladies and men's soft bamboo socks * Gardening implements, planters made of recycled tyres, insect houses, and recycled metal hens and ducks. *Jewellery *Christmas baubles, angels, tee light holders and festive decorations *Chocolate, ginger and oat chewy cookies * Chocolates and bars of chocolate *A variety of teas *Coffee, both instant and cafetière Coffee, tea and biscuits will be served, a good time to meet up with friends. As reported in the press, Traidcraft face financial problems so please make a special effort to support them. Sandra Moores. (01628 822282)


Saturday 17th November 9.30 to 12.30 - An Overview of the Bible.

South Central Gospel Partnership present an overview of the Bible story, a great way to orient ourselves and not 'miss the wood for the trees.' Learn of how all the scriptures are part of God's one story. St Mary's Maidenhead are hosting the morning, all are welcome. Tea/coffee from 9.15am. There's no charge.

An important event, it would be good if a group of you would join me. Revd Keith.  


Parish Knit and Natter Group and Littlewick Green WI

Everyone is invited to join us at the Soltau Centre (behind Stubbings Church)

on Tuesday 27th November from 10.30 for coffee, tea, cake, bring & buy and white elephant stall. Contact Linda on 01628-626149 for further information.


Rev Maurcice writes

There’s so much to be thankful for!

Thank you …

Nigel Wilkinson and St John's Chamber Orchestra for the superb concert in Littlewick on Saturday 13th October and to all who helped organise the concert and the refreshments. The event raised approximately £1300 for church funds.

Foodshare

Below is their latest wish list: Tinned Meat * Tinned fish * Tinned vegetables * Soup * Rice *Herbs/Spices * Cooking sauces * Instant mash * Tea Bags/Instant Coffee * Sugar * Breakfast cereals * UHT milk * Tinned desserts * Cereal bars/biscuits * Jams * Fruit juice There are drop off points at the back of each church.

Please ensure all items donated are within their best before date.

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS

Since the May introduction of the general data protection regulations all organisations holding personal information have to satisfy strict new criteria.  To enable us to keep in touch in the future, Rev Keith is emailing everyone whose details are held by the Parish asking your permission to continue to communicate with you.  Please look out for the email and reply as soon as possible.  In addition to this email communication, a written form will be used where we know that you don't use emails.

Our general privacy notice can be found on the Parish web site, www.burchettsgreenparish.org

Churches Together in Maidenhead Christmas Day Lunch

Every Christmas Day, Churches Together in Maidenhead organise a lunch for elderly or disabled local people who would otherwise be home alone. Guests are transported, served and helped by local volunteers. If you, or someone you know would like to attend this Christmas, please contact Keith Cartland on: 01628 636179 or 07765 505767 e-mail keith.cartland@btinternet.com

Churches Together in Maidenhead are keen to hear from volunteers to help with their Christmas Day Lunch at the SportsAble venue in Braywick Road. There are opportunities to drive, serve food and befriend guests at this celebration. Please contact Lily Peacock, volunteer coordinator, on lilyandwinniectim@gmail.com or telephone 01628 623362, or 07794 397132

Next Sunday -The 4 O'clock Service

Next Sunday we launch a new 4 O'clock service at Stubbings that aims to suit those who have other family commitments on Sunday morning. It will be structured yet informal and fun, with an opportunity to participate and explore the challenges of leading a Christian life at work, at school, in sports and when meeting friends.

Next dates: October 28th and November 25th

In the New Year we hope to hold this service fortnightly - we would welcome your ideas on how to make the 4 O'clock service a success and to best meet your needs.